Science & Tech

Govt for Public-Private dialogue for ICT sector

Kathmandu / Dec. 19: The government has expressed its desire to hold public-private dialogue for the development and growth of the information and communication technology sector in the country. Speaking at the ‘First Industry – Government Dialogue: Bridging the gap for ICT growth’ in the capital on Friday, Minister for Finance Bishnu Prasad Paudel and […]

International Vulture awareness day: Vultures increasing with ban of Diclofenac

Kathmandu / Sept 5 : The International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD) is being celebrated organizing various awareness programmes across the world collectively from today. The week-long event is marked on the first Saturday in September each year. International Vulture Awareness Day is being marked to create awareness about the importance of vultures and to promote […]

Apple closes above $2 trillion for the first time

New York / Aug. 22: Apple shares rose Thursday, pushing the company’s market value above $2 trillion at the market close for the first time ever. The iPhone maker’s stock briefly hit the $2 trillion mark Wednesday before dipping back slightly below that lofty level. Apple (AAPL) has surged 60% this year and is at […]

Uber’s former security chief charged for allegedly concealing data breach

Aug. 22: Uber’s former chief security officer has been charged with trying to conceal from federal investigators a 2016 data breach that exposed the information of 57 million users to hackers. A complaint filed Thursday in the US District Court in San Francisco alleges that Joe Sullivan, who led Uber’s security team for more than […]

New Smartphone App Accurately Monitors Intoxication Levels

Aug. 22: In a study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, researchers introduce a new method of monitoring blood alcohol levels with an app that relies on data provided by accelerometers that come built-in with nearly all currently available smartphones. Building on past research that correlated the number of drinks a […]

Princeton Perovskite LED Breakthrough Enables Next-Generation Lighting and Displays

Aug. 22: Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, are nearly ubiquitous in modern life, providing the brightness in phone displays, televisions, and lights. A new form of LEDs, made of a class of materials called halide perovskites, promises higher color quality and ease of manufacture, but has been known to fail when subjected to the kind of […]

Mahabir Pun to provide PPE free of cost

Kathmandu / Mar. 27: Chairperson of National Innovation Centre Mahabir Pun is to freely provide personal protective equipment (PPE) required for health workers during the treatment of coronavirus patients. Pun, who started manufacturing PPE since last Thursday, said he would hand over the safety equipment the government and hospitals free of cost. He further said […]

Code for Cause: Stay-at-Home Coding Competition announced

Kathmandu / Mar. 24: Amidst the lockdown due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a stay-at-home coding competition by the name of ‘Code for Cause’ has been called. In a press statement released today, KathFOSS, an open-source software club at Kathford International College of Engineering and Management, has called for ideas to use technology […]

NAST at work to publish directory of Nepali

Kathmandu / Mar. 16: Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) has begun the process to publish ‘who is who in science and technology directory’, a directory of personal details of Nepali scientists and technicians who have done doctorate in science and technology (natural science, agriculture science, medical science, engineering, mathematics, information and technology) and […]

NAST to impart training to produce sanitiser

Lalitpur / Mar. 13: Scientists at Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) are to launch training to make sanitiser. The training is going to be imparted to a person each of 29 wards of Lalitpur Metropolitan City with an objective of preventing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Nepal. Those who get training from […]

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