Cover Story

Has the Business Climate Changed?

The problems being faced by Nepali as well as foreign investors indicate that things have not been as rosy as claimed by the government officials. Several problems persist for domestic and foreign investors making it hard for them to do business in . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Doing Business in Nepal : Not a rosy picture

Starting a business in Nepal has now become more time consuming and costlier than what it was a decade ago. In the Starting a Business sub-index, the country ranked 107 among 190 countries in 2019, . . . Read more »

Gadget Review

Huawei P30 Pro A Polished Premium Smartphone

whatever the future holds for the company, they have produced a great phone in the P30 Pro.The display is curved to the edges and not only does that add to the device’s aesthetic appeal, but it . . . Read more »

Life and Career

The Teacher of Banking Bhuvan Dahal’s Banking Journey

The Teacher of Banking Bhuvan Dahal’s Banking . . . Read more »

Auto Review

Yamaha FZ-S 3.0 The Street Fighter

The latest iteration of the immensely popular FZ series from Yamaha comes with a plethora of enhancements, both cosmetic and in the engine . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Embracing the Age of AI, Robotics and ML in Nepal

The world has changed to a great extent due to new strides in technology. After the ground shifting changes brought in by the extensive use of computers and smart devices over the last few decades, . . . Read more »


Anil Shah’s Whirlwind Trip AcrossAmerica

Anil Kesari Shah, chief executive officer of Nabil Bank Limited, is an ardent traveller. He mentions travelling is a means to rejoice, make beautiful memories and pursue happiness. Shah informs he . . . Read more »

Business Education

BBA Flexi : An Adaptable Approach for Working Students

Not all students who complete their intermediate level education are in a position to get enrolled in a ‘conventional’ bachelor’s level business education course. Some students may have to . . . Read more »

Pedalling For Peace

A Rally for Buddha

The cycling rally from Kathmandu to Lumbini kicked off on 15 May. I was excited because the route was new to me. Two days before the rally all the riders were briefed regarding the cycling routes and . . . Read more »


The Sun Sets on an Epoch

​​​​​​​Prabhakar SJB Rana, chairman emeritus of Soaltee Hotel Ltd, a name synonymous with transparency and professionalism in the Nepali business fraternity, breathed his last on May 31 in a hospital in New York . . . Read more »


ECMO Treatment : Mediciti Hospital’s Proverbial Lazarus Pit

Mediciti Hospital is the first private hospital in the country to introduce the technology. After providing respiratory support through EMCO for approximately two days, the health condition of the tourist started to get better. . . . Read more »


Potentials in Commercial Farming of Sesame  10-year Import of Sesame Seeds

Nepal's private sectors also need to come forward to invest in sesame farming and production of its . . . Read more »

5thNewBiz B Schools Conclave and Awards 2019

KUSOM Named the Best B-School of Nepal Again

For the second year in a row, Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) was named the best business school of Nepal at the 5thNewBiz B Schools Conclave and Awards 2019 organised by New . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse(May 22nd 2019 – June 20th 2019)

NEPSE lost 47.78 points(or down 3.64%) to close at 1264.36 last month. Last month, NEPSE broke the support level of 50 days moving average and traded below the 50 days moving . . . Read more »

Living +

TRUTH : How the Many Sides to Every Story Shape Our Reality

True or false? It’s rarely that simple. We can select truths that inspire and inform – or we can select truths that deceive. In his latest book, communications expert Hector Macdonald explores how the truth is used and abused in politics, business, the media and everyday . . . Read more »


Gears Up for Automobile Assembly Industry

Prospects look bright for vehicle assembly in Nepal. Now the government needs to support it to further realise the . . . Read more »

Women at Work

A True Trailblazer

As a prime example of the Chinese proverb “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still”, Kamala Shrestha believes in utilising every second of time that she has. Shrestha, a . . . Read more »

Vaastu For Business

Place of Worship Matters

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Restaurant Review

Nanglo Cafe & Pub:Standing Strong Through the Test of Time

Doing something out of the ordinary can be appealing because taking risks brings attention, but more often than not, success comes from the consistent execution of a . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“More exploration is needed in Nepal to harness the potential in mining”

The Stockholm, Sweden-based Epiroc is renowned manufacturer of equipment widely used in mining and infrastructure. Epiroc was part of the Atlas Copco Group, founded in 1873, until June 18, 2018, when . . . Read more »


“Integrity, clear vision, competence and courage define a good leader”

Shiv Khera’s cap is embellished with numerous feathers. A distinguished author, educator, business consultant and a celebrated motivational speaker, Khera has travelled the globe and utilised his . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

Why Dig up the Graves?

Some politicians are trying to resurrect the dead agenda of ‘11-province Nepal’ and ‘multi-nationalities Nepal’. This is bad news for those who have been at ease for the last three-four . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

Mother, I’m Hungry!

The dozers of the mayor and the ward chairman have arrived. Up next is development, they say. It’s said each of our MPs and lawmakers got 60 million and 30 million rupees or something like . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Construction Industry Woes

The government’s move to relax some harsh provisions quietly in the seventh amendment of the Public Procurement Regulations caught many by surprise. . . . Read more »


Voices July 2019

Voices July . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements July 2019

Corporate Movements July . . . Read more »

Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators July 2019

Liquor Indicators July . . . Read more »


Crossword July 2019

Crossword July . . . Read more »


Biztoon July 2019

Biztoon July . . . Read more »

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