Cover Story

HOTEL INDUSTRY : Survival for Existence and Beyond

The series of worldwide unfortunate events over the last six months have dealt a massive blow to the Nepali hotel sector, which has an estimated investment of Rs 100 billion, with both international and domestic travel falling to zero, particularly after governments across the world rushed to . . . Read more »

Organisational Management

Managing People

Managing people has many different connotations for different persons depending on their position on the hierarchical ladder in the society. A politician who swears by democracy of the people, by the . . . Read more »

Organisational Management

Downsizing in a Crisis

Downsizing a business operation is not a choice of any business organisation. Sometimes circumstances overshadow the choices. A good businessman knows when to expand and when to shrink back to the . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Getting Things Right in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the global supply chains and logistics in unprecedented ways. Being an import-based economy, Nepal finds itself surrounded by the global crisis in ways no one had . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Approach to Lending in Nepal

The basic philosophy of lending is primarily to assess the borrower’s “ability or capacity to pay” and “willingness to pay” aspects. The entire credit process revolves around these two . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Covid-19 Pandemic : A Storm of Inequality in the Offing

We are still going through the eye of storm known as Sars-CoV-2. Numerous economists, thinkers and opinion makers across the globe everyday are trying to figure out what would be the world order post . . . Read more »

Gadget Review

XIAOMI MI 10 : Beauty, Bulk and Brawn

At this point in the smartphone cycle, the words ‘premium smartphone’ evoke a familiar image. And Xiaomi’s Mi 10 straddles that line; it has the standard-issue curved glass and metal sandwich . . . Read more »

Dataspeak

Nepal’s Opportunity as an Entrepôt

The future of Sino-India economic relations looks unpredictable given recent developments following border tensions. The growing fever of nationalism is exacerbating the already fragile economic . . . Read more »

Sectoral

New Opportunities in Agriculture

Lack of investment in research, fragmentation of arable lands, lack of technology, fair pricing system (commodity market), market centre and ineffectiveness of extension channels have been identified . . . Read more »

Product Focus

DISHHOME GO : A Flexible Entertainment Solution

Over the past decade, the entertainment landscape has undergone multiple paradigm shifts. More pertinently, the way entertainment is consumed and delivered to the masses has evolved . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Gyapu Marketplace : Born in Lockdown

While many startups are struggling for their existence on the wake of Covid-19 crisis, Gyapu Marketplace, an e-commerce platform, is on the opposite spectrum of the current trend. Launched three days . . . Read more »

Sectoral

REDEFINING THEIR EXISTENCE : Post-Covid Opportunities for Startups

The spread of COVID-19 has caused economic despair all over the world. Startups are struggling with health and economic uncertainty, their sales have stagnated, their investment approach has gone in . . . Read more »

Interview

“Sastodeal will invest to improve its product delivery cycle and strengthen human resource and technology”

At a time when most of the businesses in Nepal have been forced to deal with the strong headwinds created by the Covid-19 pandemic, the lockdown actually has turned out to be a watershed moment for . . . Read more »

Women at Work

Mind Over Matter

Dr Krista Rajkarnikar, owner and counselling psychologist at Psychology Care & Consultancy has over a decade of experience in the field. Rajkarnikar, who pursued a doctorate in Counseling Psychology . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

What Next in NCP’s Internal Dispute?

Politics is a game of possibilities. The line best suits the Nepal Communist Party, which has turned a number of unimaginable things into reality. Then CPN-UML and the CPN Maoist Centre amazed the . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Mishandling of MCC Issues

After failing to get the Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) ratified at parliament, the government has informed theUnited States that the agreement has been currently ‘put on hold’. It was, . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

Locusts, Locusts

Where are the experts who had declared that locusts won’t enter Nepal? But again, you can’t really blame them for this. They thought the insects won’t enter Nepal after ‘tails’ came up when . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements July 2020

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Crossword

Crossword July 2020

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Feedback

Feedback July 2020

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Voices

Voices July 2020

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Biztoon

Biztoon July 2020

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e-magazine

eMagazine July 2020

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