KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Information Technology (IT) consultant to the prime minister, Asgar Ali, who is also chief executive officer (CEO) of eSewa Fonepay Private Limited, has been accused of abusing his position to pressure various authorities to provide private and sensitive information concerning the public at large.

Tapping into sustainable energy

March 9, 2018 09:00 am

“It’s a wonder,” he said, pointing at a small solar device laid on top of a tin roof of a makeshift shed he has been living in for more than two years. Megha Nath, 70, has lived through the darkest and the brightest of times in this village of Bahrabise of Sindhupalchok district, around 90 kilometers away from Kathmandu. “There was a time when there was no source of light. When children had to do homework, they did it during the day,” he said speaking of the ‘dark’ days.

PALM BEACH, Florida, March 5: President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his telephones during last year's election, lodging a startling allegation of abuse of power without evidence or explanation.

Apple tapping brakes on self-driving cars

September 10, 2016 18:11 pm

Uber plans to deploy driverless cars for its ride-sharing services in Pittsburgh, pushing the envelope for the use of self-driving technology.