Cover Story

Banking Strategies and Disruptions : Nepali Banking Industry’s New Direction

81 years after Nepal Bank Limited was established as the first commercial bank in the country, the Nepali banking sector has seemingly come to a crossroads. From issues related to liquidity management, financial inclusion, productive sector lending, CSR obligations and sustainable business . . . Read more »

Sports

Soccernomics : The Finance of Nepali Football

Forbes magazine recently released the list of the highest-earning athletes for 2018. Lionel Messi, Argentine football sensation ranked second with USD 111 million while Floyd Mayweather, US boxing . . . Read more »

Business Education

Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development

The recent years have seen haphazard urbanisation and unmanaged infrastructure development in Nepal given away to calls for proper utilisation of natural resources to achieve sustainable development. . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Kayo Creative Studio : Innovating Handicrafts

Two childhood friends Prasanna Kumar Shakya and Sajan Govinda Joshi used to spend a lot of time together. Their friendship grew stronger after Prasanna returned to Nepal from a six month internship . . . Read more »

Auto Review

Jeep Compass : Enduring Legacy, Evolving Pedigree

The Willys MB, attributed to as the ‘Jeep’ was developed during the Second World War and it grew into the dominant transport vehicle of the United States Military. It was the world’s first . . . Read more »

Tourism

Visit Nepal 2020 : The Infrastructure Challenge

Nepal is gearing up for ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ and focusing on achieving the two million tourists target set by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation. The . . . Read more »

Travelogue

Into the Wild : Hari Kumar Silwal’sTranquil Trek to Bhandara

Hari Kumar Silwal, a chartered accountant and negotiator by profession, is an intrepid traveller. Tamish Giri of New Business Age sat down with Silwal as he recalled his trek from Malekhu in Dhading . . . Read more »

Life and Career

Someshwar Seth’s Inspirational Career Journey

Someshwar Seth serves as the CEO of Everest Bank Limited. Seth, who commenced his career in 1985 with Punjab National Bank, has experienced many crests and canyons in his 33-year banking career. . . . Read more »

Business Education

LAB- Based Method of Teaching in Management Education

At times, opportunities are right at your door. I remember the Building University Capacity to Support Business Incubation in Nepal (BUCSBIN) project being one such opportunity for me. I did not . . . Read more »

Management Gyan

Networking on the Fairway

Rabindra Man Shrestha joined the Royal Nepal Golf Course (RNGC) in 1994 when he was the sales and marketing director of Gorkha Brewery. His sole intention behind taking up the sport was to promote . . . Read more »

Trends

Players’ Utopia Burgeoning Gaming Scene in Nepal

Video gaming in Nepal, much like in other parts of the world, has undergone an evolution. About a decade ago, activities related to video gaming in the country were largely confined to the rooms of . . . Read more »

Product Focus

LG’s InstaView Door-in-Door Refrigerator : Knocking on Future’s Door

Established in the aftermath of the Korean War in 1958 to aid in rebuilding the nation by providing locally made consumer appliances, LG Electronics has been at the forefront of innovation in the . . . Read more »

Market Watch

The Minutiae of Online Shopping in Nepal

The introduction of new technologies and increasing internet penetration has facilitated the growth of the online shopping sector over the years. Decades ago, there were only a handful of online . . . Read more »

Brand Talk

Brand Empowerment through Product Packaging and Design

Discourses on modern marketing, advertising and branding started in Nepal more than two decades ago. Today, the talks are about the metrics for quality of products for producing standard commercial . . . Read more »

Vaastu For Business

New Home, New Adventures..!!

We often talk about places and people exuding ‘good energy’ or ‘bad energy’, when we really mean the energy is high or low. In scientific terms, describing energy as high or low is actually . . . Read more »

Information Technology

Eyes in the Sky

Nepal had no regulations on drones until 2015. During the earthquake in 2015, many organisations used the technology for aerial images and videos of the affected areas and heritage sites. There was . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

"Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code in India and its Implications-2

The IBC (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code) provisions allow a financial or operational creditor to file an insolvency petition with NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) in the event of a default by the . . . Read more »

Personality

Pragun Rajbhandary : Merchant of Metamorphosis

“Perseverance is the key to be able to start something from scratch and then turn it into reality,” says Pragun Rajbhandary, the owner of the three growing companies - Shangrila Spirits, Cheers . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Is There a Remittance Trap?

Workers’ remittances—the money migrants send home to their families—command the attention of economists and policymakers because of their potential to improve the lives of millions of people. . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Challenges Ahead

Nepal never had to confront poverty as seen in some of the countries in Africa. But despite that, Nepal has gone through many social and political . . . Read more »

Interview

“High-end tourism will develop as more 5-star properties Like Tiger Palace Resort come to Nepal”

Silver Heritage Group, a renowned gaming operator in Asia, has been operating an international class casino The Millionaire’s Club and Casino at Shangri La Hotel in Kathmandu. The group’s latest . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

Kava Grill and Lounge : Fine Dining at its Finest

Kava Grill and Lounge : Fine Dining at its . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

The Country Has Everything!

Do you think only murder, violence, smuggling, black marketeering, impunity, chaos and confusion, unemployment and lying happens in the country? Then you are wrong. There are also governments working . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Climate Change, Technology and Sustainable Development

Two opposing extreme viewpoints emerge when it comes to discourses on climate change and technology. Some people blame economic development and technology for the ongoing environmental degradation. . . . Read more »

Living +

THE BOOK OF MISTAKES : 9 SECRETS TO CREATING A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE

What if the world's most accomplished people are so successful because they avoid nine pitfalls in life that the rest of us are not aware of? In this self-help wrapped in a fiction tale, Skip Prichard, CEO and leadership speaker introduces a young man named David who with each passing day is becoming more disheartened and . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse (September 26th 2018 – October 25th 2018)

NEPSE index lost 36.63 (or down 2.867%) to close at 1241.11 last month. Currently, the index is trading above the 50 days moving average. However, the index is still moving below 200 days moving . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements November 2018

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Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators November 2018

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Crossword

Crossword November 2018

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Voices

Voices November 2018

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Biztoon

Biztoon November 2018

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