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June 2017

Real Estate Sector : A Victim of Inconsistent Policies

 Real Estate Sector : A Victim of Inconsistent Policies

Real estate transations, which had been reaching normal levels after being hard hit by the twin shocks of the earthquake and border blockade of 2015, have come to an abrupt halt following the central . . . Read more »


May 2017

Investment Pouring Into Hotel Industry

Investment Pouring Into Hotel Industry

With the private sector getting increasingly attracted to the hospitality sector, dozens of big and small hotels are being built in Kathmandu and other major cities of the country. Private sector . . . Read more »


May 2017

“We will introduce Suzuki Ignis in the Nepali market soon”

“We will introduce Suzuki Ignis in the Nepali market soon”

CG MotoCorp is the authorised distributor of the Japanese four-wheeler brand Suzuki and the company has been selling the Alto 800, Alto K10, Wagon R, Celerio, Swift, Dzire, Baleno and Ciaz models of . . . Read more »


April 2017

Healthy Growth Despite Challenges

Healthy Growth Despite Challenges

Once dominated by foreign medicines, the Nepali medicine market is now thriving with domestic private pharmaceutical companies becoming the major market players. The years after 1990 have seen a sea . . . Read more »


March 2017

Restaurants : High Hopes, Big Challenges

Restaurants : High Hopes, Big Challenges

The business of food has gained noticeable momentum over the past few decades and the number of people joining the business has grown significantly. The increasing spending capacity of Nepalis has . . . Read more »


Feb 2017

Four Times the Better

Four Times the Better

Access to a high speed internet in today’s world has translated into higher levels of productivity and efficiency in work that ultimately results in the overall development of any . . . Read more »


Jan 2017

Thriving Business of Security

Thriving Business of Security

With the increasing business and economic activities, the demand of private security guards has been rising in Nepal. The growing security threats in the recent years led the companies in various . . . Read more »


December 2016

Getting Smarter with Growing Competition

 Getting Smarter with Growing Competition

With the increasing demand for handsets the intense competition in the market has been unrelenting in recent years. Almost all major global and regional handset brands have entered Nepal or are . . . Read more »


October 2016

Changing Times for Nepali Film Industry

 Changing Times for Nepali Film Industry

Gone are the days when Nepali movies would struggle hard just to break even months after their release . Nowadays, Nepali movies are making substantial profits even just a few weeks after opening. . . . Read more »


September 2016

Goodbye Analogue Hello Digital

Goodbye Analogue Hello Digital

Ever wonder what a set-top box is? Well it’s time to find out since you soon have to say goodbye to analogue as Digital TV takes . . . Read more »


August 2016

BPO: Business of Billions

 BPO: Business of Billions

Insufficient data or lack of transparency? Call it what you will, but little is still known about the inner workings of Nepal’s BPO industry. . . . Read more »


December 2015

The Stuff Inside Cement

The Stuff Inside Cement

Cement is a fine grained powder that, when mixed with water, turns into a solid. Because of its strength, cement is widely used for construction projects. It is simply a binder, which sets after it . . . Read more »


November 2015

Ethanol Production : Prospects and Challenges

Ethanol Production : Prospects and Challenges

There are many reasons for moving in the renewable energy direction, but one of the critical reasons is for the sustainable production of energy to meet growing . . . Read more »


September 2015

Elusive Hope for RMG

Elusive Hope for RMG

Nepal’s readymade garment (RMG) industry is hoping for a revival after a senior member of the US Senate recommended the inclusion of Nepali RMG in the non-tariff list. But the hope is still . . . Read more »


August 2015

Growing Investment in Ayurvedic Medicine

Growing Investment in Ayurvedic Medicine

With people from across the world looking increasingly to enjoy the benefits of alternative health care systems, the Ayurvedic medicine business has attracted big new investors in recent times. The . . . Read more »


August 2015

Newa Lahanaa, Running in the Community

Humans are capitalist by nature. And yet humans are communal by instinct. Though world politics is divided between these two natural instincts, I was amazed to find them in perfect synchronicity at Newa Lahanaa: a community owned and run restaurant on Kirtipur heights. I was there to celebrate one of my friend’s . . . Read more »


July 2015

How Psychology Affects Marketing Dimensions and Buying Behaviour

People often buy not for what the products do, but for what they . . . Read more »


May 2015

A Brief on IT Security

IT security is becoming major concern for many users, IT professionals and related stakeholders, nowadays. Five or six years back, the term ‘IT Security’ was not making it to the headlines though IT was taking over the traditional market place. It was a time when most of the organizations were digitizing their traditional paper-based . . . Read more »


April 2015

Celebrity Endorsement in Ads

Aishwariya Rai endorsed Lux, and in doing so linked the soap to feminine beauty. Later, when Shahrukh Khan also endorsed the same soap his endorsement as a male attracted the macho attitude as . . . Read more »


March 2015

Street: A Fertile Ground for Women Entrepreneurs

It’s a typical Kathmandu winter evening and Sabita Karki, a woman in her early twenties, is dealing simultaneously with a host of customers of her ‘anonymous’ brand of winter jackets. She is piling up the heap in shape, announcing prices, setting bargains and closely guarding her consignment against any rush-hour trickster. . . . Read more »


February 2015

From Transactional to Transformational Relationship: Jumla’s Apples to Keep Poverty Away

An apple a day not only keeps the doctor away, but also is one of the key fruits with the potential to generate income and employment in the mountainous and poor districts of Western . . . Read more »


November 2014

Bottlenecks of Nepali Paper Craft Industry

Nepali papercraft industry is one of the country’s major exports that have good scope in generating employment at the local level with minimum capital requirement. Lokta or Daphney paper products have been an important part of the papercraft . . . Read more »


Elections and Blessings

Elections and Blessings

By Madan Lamsal

On a Tuesday before the recently held first phase local elections, the roads were choked with traffic jams everywhere in the valley. After an enquiry, it was revealed that the jams were caused by the long queues of the aspiring candidates and their supporters who had gathered around government . . . read more »