Notes from the streets

July 26, 2019 09:00 am

As I go about my work photographing people and places, I bump into many men and women selling little things like bottled water, chewing gum and instant noodles on the street. Often times, they sit quietly in their respective corners, with their baskets full of stuff, till someone approaches them for something.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Stocks came under pressure for most of the session on the first trading day of Fiscal Year 2018/19 on Tuesday, as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index was not able to sustain gains from previous trading days. Eventually, the index closed at 1204.31 points -- 8.05 points lower compared to Monday.

Departure note

June 12, 2018 02:00 am

Closure of UN’s DPA office

KATHMANDU, June 4: Himalayan Travel Mart (HTM) 2018 concluded in Kathmandu on Sunday.

Publisher's Note

April 24, 2018 08:45 am

Nepal Republic Media has come a long way since its establishment in 2009.  We started our journey in the 'pursuit of truth' at a time when the country was going through difficult times.  The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) had swept the 2008 Constituent Assembly elections, which paved the way for the most inclusive lawmaking body in the history of Nepal.

The battery in Samsung’s flagship phablet is good enough for a day and then some but you may still be searching for the best power banks for Galaxy Note 8 if you’re one of those users who need to stretch their phone’s battery as much as possible in a single day. This is where battery packs or power banks come in. It’s basically an external battery that you carry with yourself and use as and when required to charge your devices. We have some good options for you in this list of best power banks for Galaxy Note 8.

CANBERRA, April 8: A 128-year-old Italian violin that Russell Crowe learned to play in a few months before he starred in the 19th century war drama “Master and Commander” stole the show among movie memorabilia on offer at the Oscar-winning actor’s auction on Saturday.

Final Note

March 21, 2018 11:59 am

Had dreams I had hopes I was almost there, I was so close.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Samsung has introduced a new scheme for its customer of Samsung Galaxy Note8 smartphone.

Feb 27: DJ Koh, the CEO of Samsung’s mobile division, has revealed that the Galaxy Note 9 features will include Bixby 2.0. Samsung first talked about Bixby 2.0 four months ago at its Developer Conference in San Francisco. The company said at that time that Bixby 2.0 is going to be a “bold reinvention” of the Bixby platform. It’s going to transform basic digital assistants into an intelligence tool.

The North Korean Olympic Team reportedly refused to accept the Samsung Galaxy phones that were offered to all the participants at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Fake currency note found with DAO

February 3, 2018 13:25 pm

NUWAKOT, Feb 3 : A counterfeit note of Rs. 500 denomination was found in the District Administration Office, Nuwakot.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1:  The meeting of the party unification coordination committee of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) hled in Balkot concluded with a positive note.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Four central committee members of CPN (Maoist Center) have registered note of dissent differing the party’s decision of poll alliance with CPN-UML.

NEW YORK, Sept 6: A stylus might seem, well, out of style in the tap-and-type world of smartphones. Yet it's what sets Samsung's Note phones apart from the competition.

SEOUL, South Korea, July 2:  Samsung Electronics said Sunday its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 26: Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era.

KATHMANDU, June 22: It is no longer a hypothesis or myth. The impact of climate change is real as far as Nepal is concerned.

MUMBAI, May 6: Nirbhaya gang rape verdict came out after 5 years and it was first time that the Supreme Court of India decided to hang the rapists till death.

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan 23: Samsung Electronics said Monday that tests of more than 200,000 Galaxy Note 7 smartphones found defects in two sets of batteries from two different manufacturers that made the devices prone to catch fire.

A mother posted a lengthy suicide note on Facebook a day after Christmas before suffocating her one-year-old son and killing herself, a media report said.

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that a software update for Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be released mid-December in the United States preventing them from charging and functioning as mobile phones, rendering them useless.

Samsung maintained its lead in the global smartphone market in the third quarter despite a massive recall that has tarnished the South Korean giant’s image.

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is offering an upgrade programme to Galaxy Note 7 customers in South Korea who trade in their recalled device for a Galaxy S7 phone.

WASHINGTON, Oct 16: Passengers and flight crews will be banned from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airline flights under an emergency order issued Friday by the Department of Transportation in response to reports of the phones catching fire.

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 11:  Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it is discontinuing production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after it halted global sales of the star-crossed devices.

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 10:  Samsung's crisis with its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone hit a new low on Monday as the company confirmed that it has made changes to its production of the problem phones to ensure safety.

SEOUL, Oct 10: Samsung Electronics has temporarily halted production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Monday, following reports that replacements for the fire-prone phones were also overheating.

NEW YORK, Oct 6: Samsung woes over its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone are far from over it appears. Now, a replacement Note 7 device reportedly caught fire on a US flight, leading to cancellation of the flight after evacuation.

Redmi Note 4 now in market

October 2, 2016 21:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Batsal Impex Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Xiaomi, has introduced Redmi Note 4 smartphone in the Nepali market.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), a regulatory body of the aviation of the country, has banned to carry mobile Galaxy Note 7 mobile sets in during domestic flights operated by airlines companies on Thursday.

NEW DELHI, Sept 24: A Samsung Note 2 phone emitted smoke and sparks on a flight from Singapore to southern India, the airline said.

Do you have a Galaxy Note 7 that was the subject of an official recall Thursday? Here's what to do if you own one of Samsung's new smartphones.

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Saturday urged users of its Galaxy Note 7 phones to turn in their handsets as soon as possible as part of a recall aimed at limiting the damage caused by the fire-prone devices.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: With the legal hurdles removed, the government has decided to send the details of three companies including six Nepali nationals accused by Australia in the polymer note case.

GLENDALE, June 26:  Carlos Bacca beat goalkeeper Tim Howard by sliding to poke in a headed cross in the 31st minute