Nepal software team wins best event competition

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| The celebrations this year took place under the banner 'Linux for desktops
| lets make IT FOSSible' and was jointly organised by FOSS Nepal Community and
| High Level Commission for Information Technology (HLCIT) for the third
| successive year with several events including distribution of FOSS, social
| events, talks, college visits, distro demos, freedom toaster, FOSS solidarity
| eve, signature campaign, documentary shows, media awareness program and
| others.
| More than 850 people attended the event, FOSS Nepal community said.


Software Freedom Day to be marked

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| This is the third year that Nepal is celebrating Software Freedom Day (SFD).

NepaLinux 2.0 Released

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| Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya released the localized Linux Distribution,
| NepaLinux 2.0 .

Kids In Jiri Love XO [One Laptop per Child]!

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| All in all, the day was a huge success and another significant step
| in raising awareness of XO and just how valuable it can and will
| be to the children of Nepal!

Founder of OpenContent at FKK Special

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| FOSS Ka Kura a.k.a FKK is a monthly open-discussion program
| organized by FOSS Nepal Community, where FOSSians can discuss about
| FOSS, FOSS applications, Localization, GNU/Linux, etc. The main
| objective of this program is to create public awareness about
| FOSS applications and developing a Free/Open Source Community in
| Nepal. The Free/Open Source Community could involve a wide range
| of people ranging from experts, enthusiasts, FOSS advocates and so on.
| This program was formerly known as Linux Ka Kura and was organized
| by Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya (MPP).

FOSS Essentials Training conducted in Nepal

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| The key objective was to create an awareness about FOSS among
| general computer users, promote the use of FOSS and to build a
| network of FOSS practitioners and trainers in Nepal.
| FOSS Essentials Training 2007 was jointly organized by FOSS
| Nepal Community and the Center for International Cooperation
| for Computerization (CICC), Singapore. The event was supported
| by National Information Technology Center (NITC, Nepal), and
| Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya (MPP, Nepal).

Nepalese NGO Releases Localised Open CD

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| After the release of two different versions of NepaLinux, a
| localized Linux Distribution in Nepali, the development of
| the Nepali OpenCD 1.0 is yet another attempt of Madan Puraskar
| pustakalaya for promoting the usage of localized Free and Open
| Source Software in the region.