Katakana and Hiragana Worksheet

Download Katakana worksheet to practice

PDF format:kanaworksheet

Excel format: kanaworksheet

Changing company name in staad.pro

To change the name of company for which Staad.pro is licensed, use following steps:

  • Open registry by running Regedit
  • Scroll down through the displayed lists and expand STAADPro
  • Select 2007 (20.07.10 for STAAD.Pro SS5 or 20.07.11 for STAAD.Pro SS6)
  • Double Click on Username
  • Enter your desired Company name as shown in attached screen capture.

Some Tips For Scientific Writing

Vocabulary for Explaining trends

Increasing trend: went up, climbed, jumped, rose

Decreasing trend: went down, dropped, plummeted, slumped

Constant: remain steady, stable, plateau

List of Adjectives

Salient; Significant

Size, amount, frequency, intensity
Adequate, sufficient, indiscriminate

Abstract; Innovative; economical; consistent; sustainable; hierarchical

Alternative, variable, sustainable, steady, dramatic, sudden, gradual

Likely, possible, surely, definite, inevitable, impossible

List of transitional phrases

In general, overall

Agreement / Addition / Similarity
in the first place; not only ; but also; as a matter of fact ; in like manner; in addition; coupled with; in the same fashion / way; first, second, third; in the light of; not to mention; to say nothing of;equally important; by the same token; again; to; and; also; then; equally; identically; uniquely; like; as; too; moreover; as well as; together with; of course; likewise; comparatively; correspondingly; similarly; furthermore; additionally

Opposition / Limitation / Contradiction
although this may be true; in contrast; different from; of course …, but; on the other hand; on the contrary; at the same time; in spite of; even so / though; be that as it may; then again; above all; in reality; after all; but; (and) still; unlike; or; (and) yet; while; albeit; besides; as much as; even though; although; instead; whereas; despite; conversely; otherwise; however; rather; nevertheless; nonetheless; regardless; notwithstanding

Cause / Condition / Purpose
in the event that; granted (that); as / so long as; on (the) condition (that); for the purpose of; with this intention; with this in mind; in the hope that; to the end that; for fear that; in order to; seeing / being that; in view of; If; then; unless; when; whenever; while ; because of; as; since; while; lest; in case; provided that; given that; only / even if; so that; so as to; owing to; inasmuch as ; due to;

Examples / Support / Emphasis
in other words; to put it differently; for one thing; as an illustration; in this case; for this reason; to put it another way; that is to say; with attention to; by all means; important to realize; another key point; first thing to remember; most compelling evidence; must be remembered; point often overlooked; to point out; on the positive side; on the negative side; with this in mind; notably; including; like; to be sure; namely; chiefly; truly; indeed; certainly; surely; markedly; such as; especially; explicitly; specifically; expressly; surprisingly; frequently; significantly; particularly; in fact; in general; in particular; in detail; for example; for instance; to demonstrate; to emphasize; to repeat; to clarify; to explain; to enumerate;

Effect / Consequence / Result
as a result; under those circumstances; in that case; for this reason; in effect; for; thus; because the; then; hence; consequently; therefore; thereupon; forthwith; accordingly; henceforth;

Conclusion / Summary / Restatement
as can be seen; generally speaking; in the final analysis; all things considered; as shown above; in the long run; given these points; as has been noted; in a word; for the most part; after all; in fact; in summary; in conclusion; in short; in brief; in essence; to summarize; on balance; altogether; overall; ordinarily; usually; by and large; to sum up; on the whole; in any event; in either case; all in all; ; obviously; ultimately; definitely

Time / Chronology / Sequence
at the present time; from time to time; sooner or later; at the same time; up to the present time; to begin with; in due time; as soon as; as long as; in the meantime; in a moment; without delay; in the first place; all of a sudden; at this instant; first, second; immediately; quickly; finally; after; later; last; until; till; since; then; before; hence; since; when; once; about; next; now; formerly; suddenly; shortly; henceforth; whenever; eventually; meanwhile; further; during; in time; prior to; forthwith; straightaway; by the time; whenever; until now; now that; instantly; presently; occasionally;

Space / Location / Place
in the middle; to the left/right; in front of; on this side; in the distance; here and there; in the foreground; in the background; in the center of; adjacent to; opposite to; here; there; next; where; from; over; near; above; below; down; up; under; further; beyond; nearby; wherever; around; between; before; alongside; amid; among; beneath; beside; behind; across;

Avoiding “Very”

Instead of “Very”+ Use
afraid terrified
angry furious
bad atrocious
beautiful exquisite
big immense
bright dazzling
capable accomplished
clean spotless
clever brilliant
cold freezing
neat immaculate
old ancient
poor destitute
pretty beautiful
quite silent
risky perilous
roomy spacious
rude vulgar
serious solemn
small Tiny/minute
Strong mighty
Stupid moronic
Sweet luscious
Tasty delicious
Thin slender
Ugly hideous
Valuable precious
Weak feeble
Wet sodden
Worried Anxious

Best way to explain graphs:

1) Give an introduction. Explain the axis and unit of measurements.
2) Give an overall picture (observe first and last data points and key features)
3) Explain data by comparing and contrasting

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Useful information for taking dirving lisence exam in Nepal (ड्राइभिङ्ग को लागि उपयोगी जानकारी)

This post shoould useful for those who are appearing for written exam of driving license in Nepal.

Driving license is issued by department of transportation in Nepal (website: http://www.dotm.gov.np).

The result of exam can be viewed at http://www.dotm.gov.np/bagmati-license/license-result. But this page is seldom updated. The result can also be obtained by sending sms to 4321 by typing dotm space Registration number (e.g. dotm 232452343).

परीक्षामा सोध्न सकिने महत्वपुर्ण जानकारीहरु

सवारी साधनको सिट संख्या (चालक सिट सहित)

लामो दुरीको डाइरेक्ट बस सेवा ४० सिट
द्रुत (एक्सप्रेस) बस सेवा ५० सिट
साधारण बस सेवा ५६ सिट
मिनीबस २५ सिट
भ्यान जीप तथा माइक्रो बसमा १४ सिट
सफा टेम्पो १२ सिट
कार तथा ट्याक्सी ५ सिट
मिटर जडित टेम्पो ४ सिट
ट्रक, टैंकर र मिनीट्रक ३ सिट
पीकअप ५ सिट
पावर टैलर १ सिट
मोटरसाईकल २ सिट

नम्बर प्लेटका प्रकारहरु


प्लेटको रंग अक्षरको रंग
१निजी सवारी रातो सेतो
सरकारी सवारी सेतो रातो
भाडा वा सार्वजनिक सवारी कालो सेतो
कुटनीतिक सवारी निलो सेतो
पर्यटक सवारी हरियो सेतो
अस्थाई सवारी सेतो कालो
मंत्रीहरुका सवारी निलो र रातो सेतो
संस्थानका सवारी पहेलो निलो

बाटोका प्रकार

लामो बाटो २५० किमि भन्दा लामो बाटो
मध्यम बाटो १००-२५० किमि
छोटो बाटो २५-१०० किमि
स्थानीय बाटो २५ किमि भन्दा कम दुरिको बाटो

सवारी साधना किसिम

ठुला सवारी १० टन भन्दा बढी भार बोक्ने क्षमता भएका सवारी (बस, ट्रक, ट्रयाक्टर, दमकल)
मझैला सवारी ४-१० टन (मिनीबस, मिनीट्रक, जिप, पिकअप)
साना सवारी ४ टन भन्दा कम भार बोक्ने क्षमता भएका सवारी (कार, जिप, भ्यान)

सवारी रोक्ने दुरी

गति (कि.मि. प्रति घण्टा) रोकिने दुरी (मिटर)
३० १२
४० १७
५० २३
६० ३६
८० ५३

सवारी नम्बर प्लेटको संकेत अक्षर र अंक



नं सवारीको किसिम निजी भाडा सरकारी संस्थान पर्यटक
ठुला सवारीहरु(बस, ट्रक, दमकल)
साना सवारीहरु
तीन पाङ्‍रे क्ष त्र
ट्याक्टर, पावर ट्रेलर
मोटरसाइकल, स्कुटर

सवारीको गति निर्धारण

नं सवारीको किसिम प्रतिघण्टा कि.मि. (बढीमा)
कार, जीप, भ्यान र पिकअप ८०
टेम्पो ४०
मोटरसाईकल ५०
बस, ट्रक (पहाडी बाटो) ५०
बस, ट्रक (समतल बाटो) ७०
बाक्लो बस्ती भएको सडकमा कुनै पनि सवारी ४०

ड्राइभिङ् लाइसेन्स लिने उमेर

नं सवारीको किसिम उमेर
मोटरसाईकल र स्कुटर १६ बर्ष
साना तथा मझौला सवारी १८ बर्ष
ठुला सवारी २१ बर्ष

ड्राइभिङ् लाइसेन्स लिदा र नविकरण गर्दा लाग्ने दस्तुर

नं सवारीको किसिम दस्तुर
मोटरसाईकल र स्कुटर रु ७००
साना सवारी रु १०००
मझौला सवारी रु १५००
ठुला सवारी रु २०००

बिमा रकम सम्बन्धी

नं विवरण रकम
ठुला र मझौला सवारी चालकको रु १,५०,०००
ठुला र मझौला सवारी परीचालक, चेकर, हेल्पर र अन्य कर्मचारीको रु १,००,०००
यात्री बीमा रु ५०,०००
तेस्रो पक्ष (पैदल यात्री) को रु ५,००,०००

कार्यलयले लिने दस्तुर सम्बन्धी जानकारी

ड्रइभिङ्ग लाइसेन्स सम्बन्धी

नं सवारीको किसिम राजश्व रकम
ठुला सवारी रु २,०००
मझौला सवारी रु १,५००
साना सवारी रु १,०००
मोटर साइकल र स्कुटर रु ७००

  लाइसेन्स समुहथप गर्दा लाग्ने द्तुर

नं सवारीको किसिम राजश्व रकम
सानोको रु १००
मझौलाको रु २५०
ठुलाको रु ५००

स्पष्टिकरण: एउटै चालक अनुमति पत्रमा एकभन्दा वढी किसिमका सवारी चलउने इजाजत पाएका हकमा सबैभन्दा बढी दस्तुर मात्र लाग्नेछ।



Database for blood doners (Nepal)

List of blood donors in Nepal.


Currently, the list contains only AB+ donors of Kathmandu.

Download Contact List

The list is compiled from various sources such as publications, websites, etc. Hence , the privacy of the donors is deemed to be open source and this site do not take responsibility if there is error in the data.