NepaliSat-1 releases into orbit today

Kathmandu,June 17 : NepaliSat-1, Nepal’s first satellite, released into orbit from the Kibo Module of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday. The nanosatellite weighing 1.3 kilos was launched from the Virginia Space’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in the United States on April 17. It has been in the ISS since one and half month and released into the Earth’s orbit at 4 pm today.

Four team reached the final round of Smart City Technology Competition

Kathmandu,June 7 : Twenty four groups have reached the final round of Smart City Technology Competition initiated by the Kathmandu Metropolis Urban Planning Commission and creating models to solve urban problems in Kathmandu Metropolis through technology solutions. Besides, it also aims to make the metropolis ‘technology-friendly’.

Wiki Awareness Campaign in Nepal

Kathmadu,May 15 WACN (Wiki Awareness Campaign in Nepal) is a campaign to improve recognition of Wikipedia and understanding of its uses among the different communities of Nepal. It aims to increase awareness of Wikipedia. “Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world. It is hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.” This campaign is initiated and lead by Tulsi Bhagat and the WACN team from Nepal. It is supported by Open Knowledge For All (OKFA)...

Viktor Petrovich Savinykh Man Of Space

Kathmandu,May 7 : As the 85th Birth Anniversary of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first living being to journey into outer space, is celebrated, Nepal’s first satellite has started to send signals to Nepal. What a coincidence, Russian Federation, a pioneer of space technology, presented a bust of Yuri Gagarin to Kathmandu Metropolitan city recently. At a function, the bust was installed at Sankhedhar Park. This bust is a courtesy to strengthening the bilateral relations between Nepal and Russia, which...

Nepal Now Owns Integrated National Data Portal

Kathmandu,May 3 : PM Oli inaugurated the web portal www.nationaldata.gov.np in an event on April 28, 2019 In a move promoting better governance, the Nepal Government launched a web portal that collates data from all three levels of government. The portal will help strengthen the country’s database system and track the performance of government agencies even at local levels. PM Oli inaugurated the web portal http://nationaldata.gov.np/ in an event on April 28, 2019. The National Planning Commission and the Nepal Central Bureau of...

Cancer Center Launches Brachytherapy

Kathmandu,May 02 : Kathmandu Cancer Center, a hospital in Bhaktapur established with the joint efforts of cancer specialists in the country, has started Brachytherapy services from today. Previously, the hospital used the Linear Accelerator from Elekta, which treated cancer patients with external beam radiation, besides chemotherapy reports The Himalayan Times. With the introduction of Brachytherapy (or Internal Radiation Therapy), doctors can treat a focused part of the body more quickly with a higher total dose of radiation as compared...

Upper Tamakosi Hydropower Project Needs To Complete : Kul Man

In the presence of Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority and chairman of Upper Tamakosi Hydropower Ltd Kul Man Ghising, contractors agreed to start the installation of Upper and Lower Vertical Shaft within this month. With the direction of minister of Energy, Water resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun who set new time table to generate the electricity by end of December 31, MD Ghising paid an inspection visit at the sites of the project and held several rounds...

Nepal’s First Satellite NepaliSat-1 In Space

Kathmandu,April 18 : NASA launched NepaliSat-1, Nepal’s own satellite, from Virginia, USA, at 2 AM. The satellite was launched by Orbital ATK, an American aerospace manufacturer and defence industry company. With Nepali flag and the logo of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology printed on it, NepaliSat-1 is kept at the International Space Station for a month and then it will be sent to orbit the earth. According to Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, NepaliSat-1 is now in...

Nepalis Most Loved Social Media App

Kathmandu,April 16 : The internet revolution has completely transformed the way we interact with our world. Distances look smaller and boundaries seem blurred because the internet has brought us closer than before. But what makes internet usage more popular is a cluster of social media apps such as Facebook. Information shareability, access to entertaining, educative and helpful content besides staying connected with friends and family has made Facebook a much-loved platform that finds increased usage in every corner of...

Nepal’s scientists developed Nanophotonic cheap

Lalitpur, March 27 (RSS): Nepali researchers have successfully developed Nepal’s first working nanophotonic chip. The chip is completely simulated, designed and tested by Nepal’s scientists and fabricated (the chemical etching of designed pattern on silicon wafers) in the UK. Information about this was shared at a press meet organised here today jointly by the PRI and Nepal Research Alliance. The credit for this achievement goes to researchers from Phutung Research Institute (PRI). As said by the PRI, this chip was developed as...

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