The three teams taking part were QA-Admin led by Subin Shrestha, R&D led by Ritesh Sapkota and Operation led by Anup Sharma. The first day of the tournament kicked off with two games. The first one was the clash between QA-Admin and R&D. The game was expected to be a tight contest. However, the QA-Admin team seemed to be slightly off just before the game started at 7 A.M. Some people at the ground remarked that this was due to the absence of their much beloved astrologer Badri Adhikari. The result was a morale crushing 7 wicket defeat of the QA-Admin at the hands of the mighty R&D. R&D won the toss and elected to field first in order to take advantage of the early morning dew on the ground and things turned favorable for them. Superb bowling by Chiranjib Karna enabled them to shatter QA’s dream of building a high score. QA were bowled out cheaply, managing only 48 runs. In reply, R&D easily chased down the target with some cracking strokes by Tejaswani along the way.
Locus, a truly student initiated event organized by Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk started from 2003 A.D. Since then the event is being organized with newer ideas and innovations every year with participation of the students from various colleges to foster and share their knowledge. Locus events can be broadly classified into competitive and non-competitive events.
In a grand ceremony held at Shanker Hotel, Lazimpat, Nepal’s first Open Source Software competition concluded on 8th August 2009. The 8 months long Open Software Challenge Nepal (OSCN) 2009 was able to attract 83 projects out of which 12 had made it to the grand finale.
Leaping ahead with the spirit of the open source movement and promoting a platform by rewarding the innovative software developers in Nepal, OSCN was the first of its kind of a pioneering event conceptualized and hosted by D2Labs.org. OSCN was jointly organized by D2Hawkeye Services and Tribhuvan University, Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk. OSCN had also been greatly supported by FOSS Nepal since Jan-05-2009.
Top 10 Software projects & Top 2 Design projects that have been seleceted for the final round of OSCN 2009.