WhatsApp defends encryption as it tops 2 billion users16 Feb, 2020
The Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp said Wednesday it now has more than two billion users around the world as it reaffirmed its commitment to strong encryption to protect privacy. WhatsApp, acquired by Facebook in 2014, has grown into one of the most widely used services in the Facebook "family" of apps, offering free messaging along with voice and video calls.
Parent worship ceremony honours 501 parentsBy RSS
Chief of State 2 Tilak Pariyar inaugurated the programme. On the occasion, he said on the one hand material comfort seems to has increased along with the development of science and technology while on the other hand the tendency to forget the useful cultural practices has grown on the other, expressing dismay over the tendency to neglect parents as they became older.
Fight the virus, not the Chinese14 Feb, 2020
The covonavirus (nCOV-2019) is fast spreading, now to over 20 countries. The fear coronavirus spreads is far bigger than the deaths and infections put together. But a worse viral load is also somewhere in some other dimension working worse damage to humanity – that is the racism, profiling, hate and alienation of the Chinese person.
Trump’s ‘Peace Plan’ Sows Confusion & Dismay14 Feb, 2020
The morning after Donald Trump announced his “deal of the century,” Orit Artsiely is standing on the muddy, black banks of the Jordan River, contemplating what the deal would mean for her. It had rained throughout the night and into the morning and the sky is just beginning to clear up. The air is warm and humid and flies have already discovered the box of dates Artsiely put out for her guests.
NIFF 2020 kicks off in Kathmandu13 Feb, 2020
The third edition of the film festival was inaugurated by Hon. Agni Prasad Sapkota, speaker of the House of Representatives, who thanked the organisers and welcomed all the guests.
Fear, boredom, adventure fill each day on quarantined ship13 Feb, 2020
Life on the Diamond Princess, the cruise ship quarantined in a Japanese port with scores of cases of a new virus, means experiencing all these things, according to interviews by The Associated Press with passengers and a growing stream of tweets and YouTube videos.
History of the people, by the people, for the people13 Feb, 2020
When people think of historical events, they think of battles, coronations or earthquakes, not a local wedding in Panauti. Similarly, when many picture historians, they think of a professor or a scholar digging through old manuscripts and going around, not a hippy with a camera.
Everest Fashion Runway termed highest altitude fashion show12 Feb, 2020
The historic event took place in Kala Patthar at 5,340 meter above sea level on 26th January, 2020. Kala Patthar is famous for being the best view point of Everest and is located at a slightly higher altitude than Everest Base Camp.
A look into Nepal’s environmental law12 Feb, 2020
We need to give urgent attention and care to our environment because it is degrading at an alarming rate. In this regard, the youths are becoming conscious about their future in this environmental crisis.
Samba goes global as foreign dancers bring Rio Carnival home11 Feb, 2020
Paraiso de Tuiuti has been a cradle of Carnival culture for people in the working-class area near downtown Rio de Janeiro for over 60 years. But the dancer herself is an import. Jessica Hahn-Chaplin hails from Bristol, England.
VNY 2020: Milestone in tourism development11 Feb, 2020
The beginning of this calendar year has seen the commencement of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 which is the third and latest in the series of Visit Nepal Year and Nepal Tourism Year campaigns. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation had initially planned to start tourism year some two and half years ago in FY 2017/18 but the plan had to be postponed due to delay in the construction and upgrading of roads, reconstruction and renovation of historical monuments of art and architecture, maintenance...
The complicated business of saving elephant tourism11 Feb, 2020
An initiative to turn a poor village in Nepal into a high-end destination, if successful, will shine a light not only on how the future of elephant tourism can be, but on the wider, never-ending quest of how best to spread tourism dollars to remote communities.
Khiji Demba Ultra Marathon 2020 to promote Okhaldunga tourism11 Feb, 2020
11 In a bid to highlight a variety of tourist attractions the Okhaldhunga district offers, a 42-km Khiji Demba Ultra Marathon 2020 is going to be organised in Khiji Demba Rural Municipality of the district on March 2.
Rose sales up ahead of Valentine’s Day10 Feb, 2020
the demand for and import of rose is higher ahead of Valentine's Day than at other times.
Seven nabbed over Nagarjun explosionBy RSS
The bomb had gone off at the main gate of Dhakal’s house
Brothers murder sister's lover, 2 of 3 arrested09 Feb, 2020
Mohammad was found with the girl by her brothers at around 11pm when they came searching for their sister as she was missing from the house until midnight.
Ad blocking takes off on mobile phones, a challenge for publishers09 Feb, 2020
The number of people using ad-blocking technology on mobile browsers has surged to 527 million, an increase of 64% over the last three years, according to a report published Thursday. Combined with ad blocking on personal computers, that means a total of 763 million devices were running ad blockers in the fourth quarter of 2019, the report said.
Facebook, Google use leads to more diverse news consumption09 Feb, 2020
Turning conventional wisdom on its head, researchers have found that use of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, or search engine Google actually results in more visits to news sites and a greater variety of news sites visited.
China’s smartphone giants reportedly unite to challenge Google’s Play Store09 Feb, 2020
Huawei, Xiaomi, and BBK’s Oppo and Vivo are working together on a platform that will allow developers outside of China to upload their apps to all of the respective app stores simultaneously, Reuters reports.