X-ray machine at the airport not functioning well

 Kathmandu,March 24: X-ray machine at the airport hasn’t been functioning well. Last week the machine failed to detect nearly 100 packet cigarettes brought from Malaysia. Officials are surprised that the x-ray didn’t notice the cigarettes.  Officials have said that they are taking this matter very seriously and are monitoring why the cigarettes were not seen in the machine.

Training to 48,000 drivers and their helpers to reduce road accidents

Kathmandu, Feb 24 : The Independent Transport Workers Association of Nepal (ITWAN) is to impart training to 48,000 drivers and their helpers of public vehicles with an objective of reducing the number of road accidents. The ITWAN is going to launch the campaign with trained drivers and their helpers to reduce road accidents. ITWAN Chair Bhim Jwala Rai said that they were going to launch the campaign as some six to seven people lost their lives every day in...

Lalitpur to have smart street lighting

Lalitpur, Feb 24 (RSS): The Lalitpur metropolis has begun preparation for installation of ‘smart’ lights in the major streets of the metropolis. The installation is being carried out under joint collaboration between the metropolis and the Nepal Electricity Authority.  Smart lights will be installed in five major roads of the metropolis within the current fiscal year, according to metropolis spokesperson Raju Maharjan. The lights will be installed from Pulchowk to Lagankhel, from Pulchowk to Mangalbazar-Gwarkho, from Kupandol to Patandhoka-Mangalbazar,...

WePOWER Opened Regional Conference Calling To Promote More Women in South Asia Energy Industry

Kathmandu,Feb 20: The first Regional Conference of WePOWER opened today with 150 attendees, including representatives of energy sector utilities and public agencies involved in projects, technical universities, women engineers, and students. The 2-day event is co-hosted by the World Bank Group and ADB. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is partnering in a new professional network launched today in Kathmandu to promote more female practitioners in South Asia’s energy and power sector. The Women in Power Sector Professional Network in...

Cloudy Weather Predicted

Kathmandu,Feb 18:The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said that there will be partly to generally cloudy in the western region along with eastern and central hilly regions and mainly fair in the rest of the country. It has also predicted that brief rain/ thundershowers likely to occur at a few places of the western region and at one or two places of the eastern and central hilly regions. There will be chances of light snowfall at a few places of...

Yantra 7.0 Science and Tech Festival kicks off Monday

Kathmandu, Feb 10 (RSS): The Robotics Association of Nepal is organising the Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival from tomorrow. The opening of the festival is taking place at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in the central capital. As part of the festival, an international robotics competition, robo business cup, yantra learning, yantra kids, mini yantra western robotics competition are being held at Pokhara, while farwest robotics competition at Dhangadhi. Even the yantra incubation (3 months product...

142 suggestions selected for KMC Smart Urban Technology Challenge

Kathmandu, Feb 8 : A total of 142 suggestions were selected for Smart Urban Technology Challenge 2018 for Kathmandu metropolitan city. A total 452 such suggestions were collected during a month. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City had sought suggestions in course of finding out solutions to address problems faced by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City. The suggestions were collected selecting four areas: Community and Environment, City Infrastructure Development, Community Service and Public Administration and Management. According to Urban Planning Commission member Secretary Saroj...

KMC to bring five boomers in one and a half months

Kathmandu, Jan 28 (RSS): The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is bringing five broomer machines within one and a half months to clean the valley’s dusty roads, said the KMC at a press conference here today. The broomer machines will be imported from Italy, said KMC’s Spokesperson Ishwor Man Dangol. Each of them costs over Rs 2 million. So far the KMC has three broomer machines (two waiting for maintenance). Setting up fences on either sides of the Manohara river is underway, he...

Solar panel in touristic site

Baglung, Jan. 25 : Tarakhola Rural Municipality in Baglung district has started the installation of solar panel in its touristic sites. In the first phase, solar panel sets have been installed in and around Gaighat falls and Shiva Temple at Tinchule. Rural Municipality Chairman Prakash Gharti said that the solar sets were installed to ease the visitors as well as to ensure safety of the public places. The rural municipality had allocated Rs 400,000 in budget for the current fiscal...

“If NEA Cannot Construct Transmission Tower On Naked Mountain, Where Can NEA Construct Transmission?”

Kathmandu,Jan 23:After a direction from Division Forest Office Rasuwa, the work of Chilime-Trishuli 220 kV Transmission line worked completely stalled. The division office directed concerned contractor to start work only after receiving permission from them. However, the project has started to construct tower in naked hill where there is no trees and bushes. “They are not allowed us to construct poll of transmission line in naked mountain,” said Kul Man Ghising, managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority. If this...

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