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Advertising Industry Now .. Where is Nepali Advertising Heading

The government’s decision to prioritise the production and transmission of domestic ads over foreign made ads could be a watershed moment for the domestic ad industry. How will it face the new challenge and will it be able to sort out its current shortcomings and make good use of the impending . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Monetary Policy 2016/17: Highlights and Issues

Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) unveiled the monetary policy for the fiscal year (FY) 2016-17 last month. It has been a formal practice in most of the countries that the central bank introduces Monetary . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Women Can Succeed!

Namrata Shrestha owns her own bar at Lazimpat. She is an entrepreneur. Had she not been an actor, her name would not be listed. Her entrepreneurship is known because she is an . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

Api Power Company: Aiming High

HEP development has gotten bad press over the years. But one company is trying to change that by generating investor and public trust in the sector by completing projects on . . . Read more »

Management Gyan

A Method to the Madness

As more favourable economic conditions slowly return, retailers envision a prosperous and profitable future but they must manage growth while accounting for a Responsible and Sustainable retail . . . Read more »

Sectoral

BPO: Business of Billions

Insufficient data or lack of transparency? Call it what you will, but little is still known about the inner workings of Nepal’s BPO industry. . . . Read more »

Marketing and Research

Planning Marketing

Marketing strategies in general are meant to achieve the bottom line in the framework of the ‘8 Ps’ that are- Product, Process, Packaging, Price, Promotion, Placement, People and Physical . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

Prachanda's 2nd Innings

Faced with a no-confidence motion just after nine months in power, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resigned on July 24. The CPN (Maoist Centre), a key partner in the Oli-led alliance, had pulled the rug . . . Read more »

Marketing and Research

The Guiding Principle of Research

In order to benefit from research, individuals or institutions must be honest with the researcher in the same way as with a doctor or a . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Improving Lives with Technology

Innovation is tough even for many established companies. But one startup is using it as its business mantra to create helpful software right from the . . . Read more »

Tech Talk

“EIR system will be useless unless executed practically and effectively”

​Allied Trade Link International is the authorised distributor of Karbonn and Panasonic phones in Nepal. Established in 2009, the company first launched the Karbonn smartphones in Nepal which has . . . Read more »

Health

Samyak Diagnostic : A World Apart

Patients often voice their concern about the reliability of pathology reports in Nepal. But one lab is reassuring them by adopting world class . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

Sumptuous Bu-Keba

The pre-modern look that restaurants and bars have adopted over the last decade or so is marked by salvaged wood, fireplaces that may or may not function, bare electric bulbs dimmed to mimic . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

Parkinson’s Law and Nepal

Come mid-June and there is suddenly a dramatic upsurge in development activities in Nepal. The government becomes generous with its spending. Then the so-called intellectuals start protesting. Yes, . . . Read more »

Self Made

A Lady Who Chose a Different Path

One day to escape the heat of a Delhi summer, a young woman decided to study a subject which would go on to change her life . . . Read more »

Gadget Focus

Obi Worldphone SF1: Design Matters

In this Android jungle, an US-based smartphone producer, Obi Worldphones, has come up with a fresh design-led proposition concept with top notch hardware and software . . . Read more »

Book Review

Legacy : Letters from Eminent Parents to their Daughters

Menon’s idea of compiling the well crafted letters into a book is certainly a refreshing . . . Read more »

Interview

“Private sector has bigger role in political instability marred country like Nepal”

Frost & Sullivan, a US-based consulting firm organised a conclave entitled ‘Uncovering Nepal- Exploring Trends and Emerging Opportunities’ as a part of series of briefings on emerging markets . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Business under Maoist-Congress

Nepal is getting the second government under the new Constitution. What difference will it make for the business and economy? A lot or not at all? It is tricky to answer the question. Because there . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Experts Views on Nepali Advertising Industry 1

Advertising has become something of a culture at present. The concept of advertising has been firmly established in the business sector in that businesses need to advertise their products and services in order to prosper. . . . Read more »

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Experts Views on Nepali Advertising Industry 2

Brand management is an integral part of any marketing campaign. If we can handle the brand management side effectively, advertisements will become more efficient. The agencies as well as the advertisers should have the knowledge about fundamentals of . . . Read more »

Photospeak

New Location New Vibes

Golchha Organisation, one of the prominent business houses of the country, has moved to a new location in Naxal. The new corporate headquarters which the Organisation shifted to six months ago, has an area totaling 12,000 square feet. Currently 170 staff from various business entities under the Golchha Organisation are working in the building. . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse (28 June to 28 July 2016)

The benchmark index saw tremendous growth in the course of last month. The index gained 165.09 points (or up 7.86%) to close at 1877.93. Various policies and economic scenarios have supported the bullish sentiment in the . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements August 2016

Corporate Movements August . . . Read more »

SC Quashes Pandey’s Writ Petition

SC Quashes Pandey’s Writ Petition

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August 7: The Supreme Court today has dismissed the writ petition of Nepal Investment Bank Limited Chairman Prithivi Bahadur Pandey. . . . read more »

Parkinson’s Law and Nepal

Parkinson’s Law and Nepal

By Madan Lamsal

Come mid-June and there is suddenly a dramatic upsurge in development activities in Nepal. The government becomes generous with its spending. Then the so-called intellectuals start protesting. Yes, it’s true that bulldozers start running on the roads after mid-June in Nepal. . . . read more »