KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The government has decided to set up the 'Prime Minister National Talent Award Fund'. The Cabinet meeting held recently decided to set up the fund to encourage the youths who make remarkable contribution to peace, good governance, innovation, scientific research, investigation and development sectors.

The traffic management of Kathmandu, it has long been felt, has remained chaotic. Yes, our roads are narrow and the number of vehicles plying on these narrow streets is increasing.

An innovative concept to prevent rape

September 2, 2018 10:40 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Is science is really a game-changer or a danger to the society? The reply to the question, most certainly, consists of vague answers. As human conveniences increase with each technological innovation, its effects have significantly changed the landscape of nature. But, Niraj Adhikari, an aspiring inventor believes that innovations and doctrines associated with science should be introduced only with a positive motive.

A panel discussion on 'Innovation in Nepali Higher Education', by Bikas Udhyami concluded at Global College of Management on Friday.  In the event, panelist Subash Ghimire mentioned that more than 25% of the students  in the fourth grade couldn't count double digit numbers.

Thirty Innovation Leaders have been chosen to work with Daayitwa for the YuwaAaja Campaign. According to the press statement released by Daayitwa, the organization aims to enhance the innovation and leadership capability of the youth to help them advocate for progressive social change and favorable policy reforms on youth employment issues in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: : MetLife Insurance has said that its unique virtual reality solution, known as conVRse, has won the 'Innovation of the Year' award in Asia Insurance Industry Award 2017.

CUPERTINO, Sept 13: Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone.”

A Hub to learn innovation in education

August 14, 2017 12:50 pm

Idea of the Book Bus was fascinating to five-year-old Pranav Pokhrael. His curiosity and excitement led him to occupy a seat opposite the Book Bus and read the ‘Alladin and the Wonderful Lamp’. He had come with his father to the ‘Innovation in Education Fair 2017’.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The National Innovation Center established by Mahabir Pun has decided to extend the call for donations for another year.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Minister of State for Agricultural Development Radhika Tamang inaugurated Nepal Agribusiness Innovation Center amid a program in Kathmandu on Friday.

Dr Mahabir Pun is known for his extensive work in applying wireless technologies to develop remote areas in various parts of the country. He is now the founder and chairman of National Innovation Center. He was awarded Ramon Magsaysay in 2007 in recognition of his innovative application of wireless computer technology in remote parts of Nepal. Pun, in conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal,  explains the need of involvement of government in the field of technology and innovation.

Local innovation to ease indoor pollution

February 13, 2017 07:46 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Palls of dust are among the most visible outdoor pollution in Kathmandu Valley. Satungal, Kalimati, Satobato, Gwarko, Kalanki and Teku, among other localities, suffer the worst from dust pollution. Many Valley residents hardly remember a time when the air could be inhaled without fearing much harm to one’s health.

BENI (Myagdi), Feb 11: Social worker Lokesh Pun has extended assistance for establishment of Mahabir Pun's National Innovation Center.

MYAGDI, Dec 18: The local villagers from Ramche and Histan VDCs of Myagdi have extended financial support for Mahabir Pun's National Innovation Centre.

MYAGDI, Oct 27: People from Myagdi in Afghanistan have raised fund of over Rs 400,000 for National Innovation Center established by noted information technology campaigner Mahabir Pun.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Ncell officially unveiled its new brand identity, expressing commitment to affordability and innovation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: National Innovation Center has planned to raise money through crowd-funding to run the center.