2-8 March 2018 #899

Sanfebagar to reopen

Achham district is planning to revive its airfield in Sanfebagar by the end of April, according to Airport Manager Bijay Bahadur Kunwar. The runway and terminal building destroyed in a Maoist attack in February 2002 are under construction and flight schedules will be fixed only after a tender is issued for airlines to offer flight services.

Flights to Freetown

Turkish Airlines this week launched a new route Instanbul-Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. The flights to the west African capital will be bi-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays, via Ouagadougou.

Pro driver

Huawei showcased its Road Reader project that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered smartphone to drive a car at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from 26-27 February. The project uses AI features that are already in the Huawei Mate 10 Pro to recognise objects like cats, dogs, food, and other objects while driving.

Pure heat

After two years of market and consumer research, A.O. Smith has launched its line of water purifier and heaters in Nepal. Its residential range of Reverse Osmosis water purifiers uses a seven-stage purification process.