KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma has said that the government plans to implement the 'One Municipality, One Post Office' concept from the current fiscal year itself as part of restructuring the postal service.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Working Committee member Dr Arzu Rana Deuba has said Nepali women have been mostly affected by the impacts of climate change. She argued that the access of Nepali women to the latest technology should be increased to overcome such a situation.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma has said Nepal is eager to collaborate with the international community for the development of information technology.
KATHMANDU, April 21: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Shakti Bahadur Basnet has said that the private sector has an important role in expanding access to alternative energy through renewable energy technology in the villages not connected to the national grid.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Representatives from the government, civil society organizations (CSOs) and the survivors of trafficking in persons (TIP) have highlighted the urgency to find technology based solution to tackle the changing ways that human traffickers have been using to lure vulnerable people particularly girls and women.
The newly constructed toilets are equipped with technology that harvests rainwater for use. It also has a waste management system based on automated technology. The toilet is equipped with a disposable machine for used menstruation pads and vending machine for fresh pads.
Islington College organized Final Year Project Showcase on Tuesday in Kathmandu. The one-day exhibition showcased the graduates’ enterprising projects including 3D Printer with CNC Engraver, a contactless payment system, and Travel Buddy-a virtual travel guide among others.
Technology has eased human lives but not defeated geography. The case of repeated casualties from lightning and thunderstorm in the Siwalik/Churia range and fewer cases of such casualties in the mountainous region is an example of how despite the emergence of 21st century technology, it has not defeated geography.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Stakeholders of the banking sector have stressed the need for introducing necessary laws to address new types of threats in the banking business caused by the misuse of advanced technology.
CALIFORNIA (US), OCT 14: Apple Inc AAPL.O on Tuesday launched its next-generation iPhone 12, with faster 5G connectivity that the California company hopes will spur consumers to trade in their old phones and keep its sales booming through the end of the year.
CAMBRIDGE – Since 2017, America’s National Security Strategy has focused on great power competition, and today much of Washington is busy portraying our relationship with China as a new cold war. Obviously, great power competition remains a crucial aspect of foreign policy, but we must not let it obscure the growing transnational security threats that technology is putting on the agenda.
Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it had launched a COVID-19 music relief project to raise funds for musicians as the coronavirus pandemic grounds life to a halt in most countries, while taking a toll on the economy.
NEW HAVEN – Not to diminish the superhuman efforts of nurses, doctors, and health-care workers worldwide, but sometimes, no matter how hard one tries, and no matter how selflessly one sacrifices, one stands no chance against a more powerful enemy. The new coronavirus, COVID-19, has proved to be such a foe. Were it not for technology, the battle against it would have been lost by now.
NEW YORK – Every new technology rides a wave from hype to dismay. But even by the usual standards, artificial intelligence has had a turbulent run. Is AI a society-renewing hero or a jobs-destroying villain? As always, the truth is not so categorical.
The morning started as usual, but by the time I finished my first cup of tea, it turned out to be rather interesting. As I was surfing through the news portals, I came across a report that Apple would soon come up with a single device to charge all its products. The news was all about wireless charging. Upon sharing this news with my family, the conversation automatically diverted to a discussion on the advancement of science through the years. This reminded me of my conversation with my eldest son some years ago. I remember him telling me about one of his friends’ success with the wireless charging technology.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Office of the Company Registrar has started providing SMS service to all the registered companies. According to the officials of the Company Registrar, the SMS service will help the office to accept modern technology to provide services to registered companies.
Being an artist today definitely has its perks. For the longest time, art was limited to painting, sketching, sculpting in real life, which once complete could never be retouched again. But thanks to the digital age, artists now have a limitless playground where they can experiment with colors, shapes, and concepts and that too without any restrictions whatsoever.
There are thousands of applications for both iOS- and Android-powered smartphones. From apps of banks to e-commerce platforms, they have become a part of daily life with the growing use of smartphone and the Internet.
Technology is so woven into our lives that we cannot imagine life without it. The overall advancement of technology has changed not only the way we live our everyday lives, but also the way the world communicates. When we are so dependent on gadgets and devices to live, entertain, interact and work it is difficult for us to focus on the experiences that truly bring value into our lives.
Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn.
PARBAT, July 18: Technology-friendly education, which was mostly limited to schools in cities and towns until a few years ago has reached remote villages in recent years. With internet connectivity getting more comprehensive, schools in rural areas these days compete for digital excellence.
Science and technology is yet to become a topic of mainstream debate in Nepali media. In national media, it occupies only a tiny fraction of space, and we rarely have scientific programs that cultivate in general public the importance of science. There is little conversation going on about this topic among the government agencies. What’s worse, our academic institutions do not promote science in ways they need to. They are failing at the most fundamental level: not teaching students what science actually is and how it can be advanced.
BIRATNAGAR, May 19: Bangladeshi Ambassador to Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams has said that Nepal could learn from the economic growth achieved by her country. Inspecting a building of Everest Education Foundation being built here using steel structure technology produced in Bangladesh, she said on Saturday that lately, Bangladesh has made significant progress in economic growth and development.
SURUNGA, May 12: Minister for Science, Technology and Education Girirajmani Pokhrel has said the concept of a model school was introduced for the transformation of community schools. Stating that efforts for a decade of community schools transformation had begun, he made it clear that the government was working to connect education with science and technology.
KATHMANDU, May 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today inaugurated the campaign of ‘model smart school’ based on information technology for teaching by remote-clicking amid a program held in Kamalpokhari, Kathmandu.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 20: Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Tuesday that it would launch this year a browser-based video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the company’s cloud technology and global network of data centers.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Baskota, has said the role of Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is highly significant in building of ‘digital Nepal’.
KATHMANDU, March 13: The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) have invited applications for Women MSME FinTech Innovation Fund.
A sleek new American-built capsule with just a test dummy aboard docked smoothly with the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing the U.S. a big step closer to getting back in the business of launching astronauts.