Cover Story

Disruptors : Changing the Status Quo

Anything that successfully challenges and dismantles the existing status quo is tantamount to disruption – everything from the invention of the wheel in 3500 BC, to the Renaissance in the 14th century, to the birth of the internet in 1983 – disruption is a tale as old as . . . Read more »

Cover Story

10 Nepali Disruptors

Just after the turn of the century, businesses and financial activities across the world were moving online. Slowly, Nepal gained pace by starting SMS banking. The most significant stride, however, . . . Read more »

Auto Review

Hyundai Kona Electric The Green Machine

If one were to distil all aspects of the Hyundai Kona; all its strengths, complexities, perfections and imperfections into one word, that word would be ‘futuristic.’ That word is telling on . . . Read more »

Gadget Review

VIVO S1 The ‘S’ Stands for Serviceable

It would be a bit harsh and unfair even, to label the new Vivo S1 as ‘uninspired,’ however, with certain brands triggering what feels like something akin to a seismic shift in the Nepali . . . Read more »

Product Focus

LG UHD AI ThinQ TV: Redefining TV Viewing

Of late, LG’s proprietary AI ThinQ system has taken the market by a storm demonstrating on how the Korean television giant’s innovative and advanced technologies have been revolutionising . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Kalapas Biotech : Making its Mark in Agriculture

Biotechnology, commonly known as biotech, has made rapid strides the world over ever since the start of its commercialisation in the late 1970s. According to a report published by the research firm . . . Read more »

Company Profile

Siddhartha Business Group of Hospitality : A Multidimensional Approach to Hospitality

From a modest fast food outlet to chain of eight hotels and resorts across the country, Siddhartha Business Group of Hospitality has come a long . . . Read more »

Sectoral

The E-Payment Market Race

At a time when the number of new digital payment systems is rising in Nepal, Cellcom Pvt Ltd, an IMS Group company, introduced CellPay on July 31 announcing a range of new features. What sets it . . . Read more »

Organisational Management

Managing in the 21st Century

Gone are the days of managing business organisations by intuition, trial and error, and rule of thumb, and so forth. Different threats, challenges and oppositions more than ever have changed the ways . . . Read more »

Automobile

Riding the Electric Wave EVs Galore at NADA Auto Show 2019

With technological advancements in automobile, rising awareness among people and appropriate government support, EVs are poised to become horses of a long market . . . Read more »

Business Education

Bachelor in Buddhism, Travel and Tourism Management : Exploring Tourism Aspects of Buddhism

The last few years have seen some major activities being undertaken to promote Nepal among the world’s Buddhists and people of other faiths as the birthplace of Gautam Buddha whose major teachings . . . Read more »

Life and Career

Siddhant Raj Pandey : Bridging the World of Development and Finance

A banker with international experience and expertise, Siddhant Raj Pandey now runs Nepal's first international private equity fund Business Oxygen Private Ltd (BO2). BO2, which is a part of . . . Read more »

Health

Microwave Ablation : Heating Tumor to Death

A few months ago, a 70 year old patient from Pokhara had come to Om Hospital and Research Center for medical tests. He was diagnosed with a tumor in the kidney, Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC), a form of . . . Read more »

Travelogue

Basking in Blue : Suman Pokhrel’s Trip to Stamford Bridge

Suman Pokhrel, CEO of International Money Express (IME), enjoys travelling and exploring new destinations. He mostly travels for business purpose and frequently goes to the Middle East, Malaysia and . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“Demola projects will present opportunity to both students and businesses to utilise resources”

The international innovation challenge platform Demola Global has entered Nepal joining hands with King’s College. Established in Tampere, Finland, Demola, which now operates in 17 countries, . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

Hokkaido Ramen House: Kon'nichiwa Japanese Cuisine!

One would be hard-pressed to find an authentic Japanese cuisine experience in Kathmandu. As a food enthusiast, I had not seen many outlets that served Japanese cuisine that I would recommend to . . . Read more »

Women at Work

Latika Golyan : A Life Built on a Promise

The renowned American author Lewis B. Smedes once said, “Some people still make promises and keep those they make. When they do, they help make life around them more stably human.” Latika Golyan, . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

Machhapuchchre Bank Limited : Towards Growth and Expansion

Generally, it is hard for mofussil institutions in a country like Nepal where entities from the capital valley get all the privileges to grow. However, there are a few organisations from across the . . . Read more »

Interview

“Currently, forex risks and  sovereign credit rating are top concerns of FDI investors”

With Nepal achieving political stability after the three-tier elections held in 2017, the country’s much maligned image as an investment destination has been changed rapidly. The interest and . . . Read more »

Dataspeak

Market Potentials in Chewing Gum Production

The consumption of chewing gum is growing in Nepal as Nepalis from even the remote parts of the country have become fond of this synthetic food item. As a result, from FY 2008/09 to FY 2018/19, . . . Read more »

Living +

Reclaiming Communities

Raghuram Rajan is a well-known figure across the global academia and policy-making circles. He has had an illustrious career as a professor at Chicago University, Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund and the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

Oli’s Powerplay 

Not all negative events give only bad results — some of these end up giving positive outcomes too. The devastating earthquake in 2015 worked as a catalyst to unite the three parties, Nepali . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

Call for Tenders to Run the Country

The tender will be automatically null and void if the situation changes because anything beyond human anticipation happens in the . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Legislative Urgency

There are currently dozens of Bills related to the economic sector stuck at the Federal Parliament. Some of them are legislations that the government committed to get parliamentary endorsements by . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements September 2019

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Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators September 2019

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Crossword

Crossword September 2019

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Voices

Voices September 2019

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Biztoon

Biztoon September 2019

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