Cover Story

How Export of Services can Balance Nepal’s Trade

Global trade, today, is undergoing a transformation with the balance fast shifting towards trade in services from trade in goods. According to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the governing body for international trade, trade in services now accounts for two-thirds of the global trade in value . . . Read more »

Life and Career

7 Pointers for a Successful IT Career

Nischal Man Pradhan is the founder and CEO of Braindigit IT solution Pvt Ltd. Pradhan, who founded Braindigit with an initial investment of almost Rs 400,000 in 2008, has over 100 staff working at . . . Read more »

Auto Review

SWM RS300R: King of the Trail

Established in 1971, Italian motorbike manufacturer SWM (Sironi Vergani Vimercate Milano) was a perpetual fixture in the Trail and Enduro segments during the 70s and early 80s. Unfortunately, the . . . Read more »

Sports

Par for the Course: Golf’s Growing Stature in Nepal

Golf, founded by the nobles and kings of Scotland back in the 15th century has always been a sport recognised for its exclusivity. The game is played in multi hectares of turf land. Water ponds, . . . Read more »

Travelogue

Searching for Solace in South India

Awashis Prasad Ojha, head of Marketing and Communications at Laxmi InterContinental Pvt Ltd, is a passionate rider. Ojha, who completed his education from South India, says the mesmerising views of . . . Read more »

Personality

Dikesh Malhotra : Striving for Excellence

A famous saying of the late Steve Jobs goes, “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way . . . Read more »

Health

Fighting Infertility

An estimated one out of six couples wanting a baby encounter problems related to infertility, a condition which afflicts couples all over the world. While treatment is possible in most cases, the . . . Read more »

Automobile

EVs in Nepal Gaining Acceleration

The recent years have seen the gears of the global automobile industry shifting from Internal Combustion Engines (ICEs) to vehicles with electric motors. Automakers throughout the world are joining . . . Read more »

Vaastu For Business

Creating the Best Home!

It’s everyone’s dream, to build their own home. This, usually, once in a lifetime achievement, takes a lot of effort to ensure that the new home guarantees a prosperous and healthy life. But, . . . Read more »

Market Watch

Changing Market for Food Business

Time-starved and convenience seeking Nepali consumers, mostly led by generations X and Y who are accustomed to online shopping,have started to expect the same experience when it comes to food. In a . . . Read more »

Information Technology

A World without Cash Where does Nepal fit in?

Evolution is critical to the success of any product, brand, entity or system. Constant adaptation and improvement are visible in every sphere. With the technological boom signalled by the arrival of . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Rebalancing the Economy

The role of government is key to promote employment opportunities and economic growth of a country. Increasing government spending on public infrastructures and social capitals and creating . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Insolvency and Bankrupty Code in India and its Implications-3

Until now, the focus was on the IBC process and how IBC was implemented for Bhushan Steel. Now that Tata Steel has won the bid and received most of the clearances required, it is important to . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Creating a Sustainable Textile Value Chain in Nepal

Much has been said about the fated demise of the clothing and textile industry in Nepal after the implementation of the current budget. This is because the industry is going through a very difficult . . . Read more »

Interview

Private sector investments are important for Nepal to achieve a production-driven growth strategy

The partnership between Nepal and The World Bank Group can be traced back to 1963 when a team from the Washington, DC-based international development agency visited Nepal for the first time in . . . Read more »

Interview

"I believe in a colourful, diverse and inclusive world"

Photo Kathmandu 2018, the 3rd edition of the marquee photography festival, took place in and around Patan Durbar Square from October 12 to November 16. This year, the festival endeavoured to present . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

A Profile of the Nepali Middle Class

A Nepali middle class family is no less or better than any middle class family on the Indian sub-continent including South Asia. An important part and parcel of Nepal’s evolution from the end of . . . Read more »

Organisational Management

Is the era of Hierarchical Management over?

An organisation in itself is a structure formed to achieve a specific task. In every organisation there are various units that work together to achieve this task. The structure that defines the roles . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

It's Not Fair

The mayor of Biratnagar Metropolis literally crawled for three and a half hours to reach a Chhath Puja spot three kilometres away. The mayor saap went on all fours not only to show his passion for . . . Read more »

From the Editor

A Litmus Test

In late October, after the World Bank released the Doing Business 2019 report, Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada publicly asked the multilateral lender to revise its decision to lower Nepal’s . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

We command a market share of 50% in Nepal

Recently, JCB India Limited launched four new construction and earthmoving equipments- 38T Tracked Excavator, 2I.5T Tracked Excavator, 3DX Xtra Backhoe Loader and 3DX Backhoe Loader in Nepal. Introducing the machines at ConMac exhibition 2018, JCB strengthened its network between . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

Norvic's services are of international standard

Norvic International Hospital was conferred ‘The Bizz Award- 2018’ on November 16, 2018 by the World Confederation of Businesses (WORLDCOB). Nicolas Caffaro, director of International Relations at WORLDCOB, conferred the award amidst a ceremony. . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

Our lubricants make machines more efficient and reduce operational costs

A joint venture of the US oil and gas giant Chevron and South Korean business conglomerate GS Group, GS Caltex is a 50-year-old oil refiner and petroleum products company headquartered in . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

We aim to achieve reputation, best position and market share in Nepal

SML Isuzu Limited is an India-based commercial vehicle manufacturer that supplies buses, trucks, ambulances and other customised vehicles. Established in 1983, SML Isuzu has been producing light and medium-sized commercial . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

Delish Opera Restro and Banquet: Surprisingly Sumptuous

In a part of town filled with casual spots, Delish Opera Restro and Banquet is a great place for both a casual or refined lunch and dining experience. Located in Baluwatar, this restaurant is often . . . Read more »

Living +

GETTING MORE : How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life

Negotiation is part of every human encounter, and most of us do it badly. In this revolutionary book, leading negotiation practitioner and Professor Stuart Diamond argues that the key to "getting more" is finding the right tools for each situation, being more flexible, and better understanding the other . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse (October 26, 2018 – November 22, 2018)

NEPSE index lost 59.70 (or down 4.81%) to close at 1181.41 last month. Currently, the index is trading below the 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. NEPSE breached the support level of 50 days moving . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements December 2018

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Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators December 2018

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Crossword

Crossword December 2018

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Voices

Voices December 2018

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Biztoon

Biztoon December 2018

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