Learning about reproductive health

June 21, 2019 11:53 am

The Nepali game app Nari Paila is all about busting myths, setting facts straight, and educating the masses in a fun way. A product of Edutainment, a newly coined term that converges entertainment with education for cohesive learning, Nari Paila mobile games are some of the first progressively educative games concerning reproductive health in Nepal.

Khalti, a mobile wallet (digital) and payment service provider in Nepal, has launched QR-code based event ticketing facility on its platform. Now, users can buy paperless event tickets from Khalti’s mobile app and website and make cashless payments.

Consular service through smartphone app

February 21, 2019 06:57 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The services being provided by the Department of Consular Services (DCS) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) to the general public will now be available in their cell phones.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10: A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own.

KATHMANDU, July 4: CDS and Clearing Ltd (CDSCL) has cautioned investors against downloading or using a mobile application named ‘Mero Share’ developed by the little-known developer Little d Business.  Mero Share is a service provided by the CDSCL through which investors can see their transactions details in their demat account online.

DHADING, Jun 1: Dhunibensi municipality, which borders the federal capital of the country, has launched a mobile application to make its activities technology friendly. The app has been developed so as to inform the people about the activities, services and the processes to be fulfilled to get the services from the home itself.

Safa Hawa app launched

March 30, 2018 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, March 30: A mobile application named Safa Hawa has been launched on Thursday with an objective to make public key information about the quality of air in the Kathmandu Valley.

Freedom Forum launches RTI Nepal App

December 28, 2017 18:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Freedom Forum has launched a 'Right to Information (RTI) Nepal Mobile App', first of its kind from the civil society organization in Nepal.

First governance mobile app launched

December 28, 2017 11:35 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Search for Common Ground, Nepal’s first governance mobile application was launched at Singha Durbar amid the Next Growth Conclave 2017 on Wednesday.

The Kathmandu Metropolitan launched its Metro App to promote transparency of information through the use of information technology and getting closer to the Kathmandu denizens. Here’s three cool features:

'Kathmandu Metro' app launched

November 7, 2017 10:15 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has launched the 'Kathmandu Metro' app in a bid to promote transparency of information through the use of information technology and getting closer to the Kathmandu denizens.

Film Southasia Unveils Mobile App

October 29, 2017 11:25 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Film Southasia 2017 has launched a mobile app for the 11th edition of the premiere non-fiction film festival for the region. The Festival opens on November 2 at the Yalamaya Kendra, Lalitpur, with the theme ‘Documentary Bears Witness’.

Rannvijay launches personal app

October 19, 2017 10:23 am

MUMBAI, Oct 19: Actor Rannvijay Singh of ‘Roadies’ fame has launched his personal app to be able to interact with his fans with ease.

WASHINGTON (AFP): Facebook on Friday announced a new feature to make it easier for users to order meals from nearby restaurants and service providers without leaving the social network. A new “order food” feature rolled out for US users lets Facebook users order delivery or takeout from restaurant chains such as Papa John’s and Panera, and on-demand services including Delivery.com and DoorDash.

NT launches Music app

July 17, 2017 11:53 am

KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepal Telecom (NT) in collaboration with Music Nepal Pvt Ltd has launched a mobile application. Issuing a statement, NT said that its Chief Marketing Officer Pradip Raj Upadhyaya launched the Music Nepal application on Sunday in the presence of singers, musicians, composers and producers.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Home Minister Janardan Sharma launched a new app called Nepal Immigration Mobile App amidst a special function at the Department of Immigration on Monday.

PSC launches mobile app

June 15, 2017 15:57 pm

KATHMANDU, June 15: Now one can easily get information of every activities related to the Public Service Commission with the launching of its mobile app.

NRA launches Surakshit Ghar app

May 9, 2017 23:00 pm

KATHMANDU, May 9: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has launched a mobile application 'Surakshit Ghar' with a view to provide necessary information related safe reconstruction post disaster.

Mobile applications have attained much popularity among people where the trend of using such applications is growing into a regular practice. With the introduction of election app, it has further helped in keeping the practice going. Here, Republica talked to a few people to know if they have started using the application launched by the Election Commission to keep them updated with the upcoming election activities.

The ECN app

May 3, 2017 23:00 pm

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Election Commission of Nepal launched ‘ ECN’ app on Friday to inform people about the election which is to be held on May 14 and June 14.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) has brought into operation the mobile app and call centers from today in a bid to inform voters about the upcoming local level elections to be held in two phases.

The United Nations helped launch a smartphone app Tuesday that allows users to “walk a mile in a refugee’s shoes” by simulating the daily struggles of a fictional Rohingya Muslim who was forced to flee her home.

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 25: There's just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he's now on the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts try to keep his species alive.

KATHMANDU,March 22: You are walking back home alone at night from the office. You sense someone behind and your mind is full of fear. You are confused about what you should do; will anyone hear you when you scream? The dark alley seems quite isolated and you wish someone was there to help you.

EmBlood saves life through its app

March 15, 2017 23:20 pm

KATHMANDU, March 15: “I didn’t know it felt so good to save life. I was off to meet my friends when I suddenly got a call requesting me to come to the Teaching Hospital as soon as possible. The patient needed O +ve blood for a surgery and had heard about EmBlood and got my contact details from there. I had installed the app just a week ago,” shares Jay Vaidya, IT entrepreneur.

Ncell App Market launched

February 9, 2017 00:08 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Ncell has launched Ncell App Market, a first of its kind ‘all you can eat’ app-store model in association with Opera.

For years, violence kept most of Pakistan’s aspiring young musicians from following their dreams, whether the threat of Taliban militant attacks or gang wars in the crowded southern port city of Karachi.

KATHMANDU,  Feb 8: Routinizer is an app designed by 8byte Creative Studio, a software company in Kathmandu. The app can be used as a means of communication by colleges that aim to reduce barriers in communication between their administration and students.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: NiDARR, a smartphone application designed to provide individuals a secure and private platform to stay connected to their contact circles, report gender based violence, and maximizes their safety to prevent violence before it happens has been launched.

Tech giant Apple is set to raise the prices of its apps in Britain by around 25 percent after the steep drop in sterling following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Wednesday arrested two people on the charge of spreading terror saying that if the telephone call with red numbers on display were received, something bad would happen to the receiver.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat launched a mobile phone application named 'Nepal Passport' that allows service seekers to file passport application Tuesday.

My City Pulse app, listing trendy events

December 28, 2016 23:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: My City Pulse, an app that lists out all the best events and trendy promotions in the city, was launched on Wednesday at Club 25 Hours, Naxal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Are you fed up staying in queue for hours simply to submit your applications at different government offices? And, do you also have a wild wish that your application could be submitted through your cell phone without having to visit those offices early morning, and staying in serpentine queue?

Scientists have developed a ‘virtual breathalyser’ app – using smart devices to measure if someone is too drunk to drive.

MUMBAI, Dec 27: Superstar Salman Khan on his 51st birthday on Tuesday launched a mobile application titled 'Being In Touch', through which his fans will be updated about his personal and professional life.

According to the UN, one in three women is victimized every day, and one in five women will become a victim of rape or attempted rape in her lifetime, according to World Health Organization. Women are considered to stay silent, even when they have to endure rape and violence. A group of app developers from Echo Innovators came up with ‘Namaste Nari’, an app to empower, educate, protect and help every woman.

The social network on Tuesday rolled out a feature that allows users to play hugely popular games such as Pac-Man and Space Invaders, the company's latest attempt to get users spend more time on its messaging app.

NEW DELHI, Nov 24: Huge bank queues have become an ubiquitous sight across India after the government suddenly withdrew the two highest denomination notes from circulation two weeks ago — but now you can hire-a-queuer online.

App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 20, 2016:

Novel interactive app to improve sleep

November 3, 2016 09:36 am

Taking sleep monitoring one step further, researchers are developing an interactive app that uses sleep analytics to generate personalized recommendations to improve sleep of users.

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1: Japanese car maker Toyota has developed an app called Smart Key Box that lets people use smartphones to access and start up a car.

Siddhartha Bank launches new mobile app

October 21, 2016 21:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Siddhartha Bank Ltd has launched an improvised mobile banking application.

Google took aim Wednesday at the red-hot mobile messaging market, with a new artificial intelligence-powered Allo app that seeks to compete with popular rivals such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 21: US internet giant Google launched Wednesday a smart messaging app aimed at muscling into a busy market with popular rivals such as WhatsApp and Facebook's messenger.

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 15: A new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights.

France and Germany pushed Tuesday for Europe-wide rules requiring the makers of encrypted messaging apps such as Telegram to help governments monitor communications among suspected extremists.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management have started monitoring the infrastructure development projects running under its aegis through use of information and technology.

NEW YORK, Aug 21: Social media giant Facebook has launched a new iOS app Lifestage -- a sort of video diary where you answer biographical questions about yourself and share a visual profile of who you are with your school network.

With escalating number of apps, Sensor Tower’s report emphasizes that Apple needs to gear up new policies and techniques so that new app developers don’t face discover ability challenges.