Cover Story

Hotels in Nepal : THE NEW WAVE

After seven months, it will be Visit Nepal 2020. The goal of this second national tourism promotion campaign (The first was VNY 1998) is to welcome two million foreign visitors. The Visit Nepal 2020 campaign aims to achieve twice as many travellers than the goal set for Tourism Year 2011 and four . . . Read more »

Cover Story

When Technology Meets Hospitality

In this digital era, when contact with technology is inevitable, any form of business can create disruption in the industry with the wise and clever use of technology. The hospitality industry, till . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Experts Views on The Hotel Boom in Nepal

Hoteliers are very much prepared; today we have enough hotels to accommodate 2.5 million guests in term of rooms, beds, food and entertainment. Eventually, by combining all categories of hotels, i.e. stars hotels, resorts, lodges, guest houses and even the homestay facilities, we have the strength in numbers to make Visit Nepal 2020 a grand . . . Read more »

Auto Review

Benelli BN 251 : The Italian Stallion

There is an unmistakable aura surrounding the BN 251; perhaps it is due to the iconic emblem enshrined on its body, or possibly because of its emphatically arresting presence. It is likely an . . . Read more »

Travelogue

Trekking Tales of 1979 : Bishnu Neopanae’s Walk to Jumla

Bishnu Neopanae, founder and executive director of The Last Resort is a spiritual and travel-loving person. He identifies travelling as a means to learn anthropology, history, and geography. Neopanae . . . Read more »

Gadget Review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 : All Hail The Budget King

The Redmi series is a recognisable and popular budget brand that has, in the years past, provided its customer base with phones one would characterise as ‘solid,’ ‘reliable’ and . . . Read more »

Product Focus

LG’s 86-inch Super UHD TV : The Ultramodern Home Theatre

Korean Electronics giant LG has been at the forefront of television innovation for decades. The company’s products have always been on the cutting edge of technology, particularly the ThinQ range . . . Read more »

Organisational Management

Building a Motivated Workforce

“Motivation” as simple as it may sound is equally complex at its core. Every individual has a unique drive that pushes them to achieve their goal. Goals can be set by individuals in both their . . . Read more »

Health

Spa Treatment : For Reposeful Health Benefits

A few years ago, a client with high blood pressure and muscle pain visited Tranquility Spa, Lazimpat. After undergoing regular massage sessions, the client felt the blood pressure was slowly dropping . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse March 24th 2019 – April 22th 2019

NEPSE gained 116.34 points (or up 10.20%) to close at 1250.94 last month that ended on April 22. Last month, NEPSE showed a bullish momentum breaking the resistance level of 200 days moving average. . . . Read more »

Information Technology

Google Stadia : The Future of Gaming or an Ambitious Misfire?

On 19th March, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), an annual convention of video game developers organised since 1988 at San Francisco, Google announced its cloud-based game-streaming platform, . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

Under the Tuscan Sun at Rox Restaurant

Italian cuisine is among the most recognised and loved cuisines all over the world. However, despite its popularity, there is a relatively limited selection of restaurants dedicated to serving . . . Read more »

Company Profile

Ghost Writing Nepal : A Way to Tell Your Story

Ghost Writing Nepal, as its name suggests, offers ghost writing services to individuals, organisations and businesses. It is probably the first private corporate institution in Nepal to provide such . . . Read more »

Obituary

An Ardent Industrialist

Industrialist Diwakar Golchha, the vice-chairman of Golchha Organisation, passed away on April 11, 2019 at the age of 67. Having long suffered from kidney problems, he breathed his last while . . . Read more »

Living +

Hooked How to Build Habit-Forming Products  Nir Eyal with Ryan Hoover

What makes the iPhone the most profitable product in the history of the world? How come one out of every seven humans on this planet is on Facebook? What makes these products so much more successful than others? The answer, Nir Eyal says, is that they make us form habits. We don’t just view these products as tools we sometimes . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

LEAF PLUS : Providing a Biodegradable Alternative for Plastic

The recent years have seen an explosion in the use of leaf plates to serve food by street vendors around Kathmandu. These plates, which are generally made out of Sal leaves, are preferred over the . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

Nepal Adarsha Nirman Company : Contributing to Nation Building

Nepal Adarsha Nirman Company (NANC), one of the country’s oldest construction companies, has been contributing to national development since 1970. Over the almost past five years, NANC has been . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

BoT and BoP Deficits : Some Thoughts

Nepal’s trade deficit surged by 87.44 per cent during the first five months of the current fiscal year 2075-2076 (2018-2019) compared to the same period the previous fiscal year. Such deficit . . . Read more »

Dataspeak

Opportunities in Watch Assembly

Making watches is not merely a manufacturing activity but an art which requires a high level of dedication, patience, and diligence towards the profession. While it is not possible for Nepali . . . Read more »

Market Watch

Crude Oil and USD Upbeat, Gold Sluggish

As Saudi Arabia plans to stay within limits of its ceiling under the Organization of Petrol Exporting Countries (OPEC) production cut deal agreed in May, the country is not rushing to ramp up its . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Government,Youths and Jobs

Nepal’s economy is sustained through remittances. The remittance inflow helps Nepal thrive, but it also shows the problem that exists in our society. Nepal has not been able to create jobs . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Nagdhunga-Sisne Khola Tunnel : Unnecessary?

According to a news report published in Aarthik Abhiayn national daily on March 19, 2019, the government is pushing ahead with the selection of contractor for the tunnel being considered between . . . Read more »

Interview

“There are over 50 Nepali startups with big potentials to enter the international market”

Despite some progress seen in recent years, particularly due to startups in the country, Nepal has not been able to foster an environment where innovative minds can come up front and take the . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“Xiaomi will continue to bring products with great specifications at reasonable prices”

Founded in 2010, the Chinese electronics company Xiaomi Corporation has found name and fame in the global gadget arena in a relatively short period with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an Internet of Things (IoT) platform at its . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“NWCL will receive all 14 years of our expertise and experience”

On the sidelines of the Nepal Investment Summit 2019, which was organised in the capital on March 29-30, Nepal Warehousing Company Limited (NWCL) announced a technical tie-up with the Indian commodity-based supply chain services provider National Collateral Management Services Limited (NCMSL) to set up large scale grain storage and commodity market facilities in . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“Maruti Suzuki’s customer satisfaction level is the highest inNepal.”

Recently, CG Motocorp, the automotive division of CG Holdings and the authorised distributor of Maruti Suzuki four-wheelers in Nepal, launched the new generation Maruti Suzuki Wagon R in Nepal. . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

Visit Nepal Year 2020

They’re saying Nepal will bring in two million foreign tourists in 2020. To be exact, the government has declared 2020 as ‘Visit Nepal Year (VNY)’. It has also appointed a coordinator for the . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Removing the Bitterness from the Sugar Market

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has accused sugar mill owners of tricking him into imposing higher customs tariffs and quantitative restrictions on the import of sugar, and that their activities have . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements May 2019

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Crossword

Crossword May 2019

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Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators May 2019

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Voices

Voices May 2019

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Biztoon

Biztoon May 2019

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