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Nagarik App amasses over 600,000 downloads in four months

KATHMANDU: The ‘Nagarik App’ has been downloaded by over 600,000 users since its launch by the government four months ago.

China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space…

BEIJING (AP):- China has landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time in the latest advance for its space

Facebook loses court fight over halting EU-US data transfers

LONDON (AP) — Facebook lost a legal battle Friday with Ireland’s data privacy watchdog over a European Union privacy decision

NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air

By MARCIA DUNN, CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds

Facebook’s oversight board: Watchdog or distraction?

By BARBARA ORTUTAY and MATT O'BRIEN: Facebook’s oversight board, which on Wednesday upheld the company’s ban of former President Donald Trump,

60 years since 1st American in space: Tourists lining up

By MARCIA DUNN, CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Sixty years after Alan Shepard became the first American in space, everyday people

Main stage of Chinese rocket likely to plunge to Earth…

By SAM McNEIL, BEIJING (AP) — The largest section of the rocket that launched the main module of China’s first permanent

Technology shares pull broader market lower in early trading

The Associated Press:  Stocks were solidify lower in early trading Tuesday, dragged down by banks and big technology companies like Apple

Facebook oversight board to rule on suspended Trump account

Former President Donald Trump will find out this week whether he gets to return to Facebook. The social network’s quasi-independent

SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth; rare night splashdown

By MARCIA DUNN, CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX safely returned four astronauts from the International Space Station on Sunday,

Satellites show world’s glaciers melting faster than ever

BY SETH BORENSTEIN, Glaciers are melting faster, losing 31% more snow and ice per year than they did 15 years

COVID treatment has improved, but many wish for an easy…

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE:  If Priscila Medina had gotten COVID-19 a year ago, she would have had no treatments proven safe and

The big Pentagon internet mystery now partially solved

By FRANK BAJAK, BOSTON (AP) — A very strange thing happened on the internet the day President Joe Biden was

Bitcoin millionaire puts money on Greens in German election

By FRANK JORDANS, BERLIN (AP) — A German software developer who made a fortune from bitcoin has given the environmentalist

Jaguar Land Rover halts production because of chip shortage

LONDON (AP) — Jaguar Land Rover said Thursday it’s suspending production at two U.K. factories, becoming the latest automaker to

Hungary’s poor Roma children struggle with digital education

By JUSTIN SPIKE, BODVASZILAS, Hungary (AP) — Mihaly Horvath, a 12-year-old in a village in northeastern Hungary, can’t wait for

NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

By MARCIA DUNN, CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter rose from the dusty red surface into the

The Digital Revolution Is Eating Its Young

Apr 14, 2021, MARK ESPOSITO, LANDRY SIGNÉ , NICHOLAS DAVIS, CAMBRIDGE – As massive online platforms have given rise to

Facebook users can appeal harmful content to oversight board

LONDON (AP) — Facebook’s quasi-independent Oversight Board said Tuesday that it will start letting users file appeals over posts, photos,

Soviet cosmonaut made pioneering spaceflight 60 years ago

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, MOSCOW (AP) — Crushed into the pilot’s seat by heavy G-forces, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin saw flames