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Month: November 2016

The Kaleidoscope 2016: ICTs for a Sustainable World awards Best Paper to Location Based Early Warning Broker SAMBRO

Last week (14-16th November, 2016), Nuwan and myself had the privileges of attending and presenting our paper entitled “Intricacies of Implementing an ITU-T  X.1303 Cross-Agency Situational-Awareness Platform in Maldives, Myanmar and the Philippines” during The 8th ITU Kaleidoscope Academic Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. The ITU Kaleidoscope Academic Conferences are organized by ITU-T and are technically … CONTINUE READING

Mini-marathon and Awareness walk against Food Waste held at AIT

A 2.6 KM mini-marathon and an awareness walk against food waste was organised in Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 13th November, 2016 . The events are organised as part of the global campaign initiative Save Food. SAVE FOOD is a joint initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, The CONTINUE READING

Map Projection System in Nepal

The Projection System used in Nepal is the UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator). Mercator projection is Conformal Cylindrical Projection. In Transverse projection, Earth is wrapped around a cylinder in such a manner that point of tangency between Globe and Cylinder is a meridian, or line of longitude, called Central Meridian. In Conformal or Orthomorphic Projection, the … CONTINUE READING

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