eMagazine OCT-NOV 2020

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From the Editor

Reviving Tourism

The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has set up a taskforce with the view of finding ways to revive the tourism sector which has been hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is a praiseworthy move in that . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

Loot it! Grab it! Take it all!!

Nowadays, the razzmatazz of the markets has changed. In the past, shops and stores would have sign boards bearing discount offers. Under the pretext of offering discounts, shops would clear the . . . Read more »


Biztoon OCT-NOV 2020

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Feedback OCT-NOV 2020

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Voices OCT-NOV 2020

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Liquor Indicators

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Crosswords OCT-NOV 2020

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Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements OCT-NOV 2020

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Restrictions need to be avoided to keep the wheels of the economy rolling

In the last six months of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nepal has gone through a full-blown economic crisis. With the outbreak of the coronavirus showing no signs of abating, the outlook for recovery . . . Read more »

Women at Work

BINITA BASNET : Moulding Business into Meaningfulness

“Creativity is all about innovativeness to actually bring something to fulfill the demand according to the time,” says Binita Basnet who has been in the creative field for around 30 years. . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

Political Appointments in Constitutional Commissions

When Nabin Kumar Ghimire retired as the chief commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse Authority in the second week of September he was bade farewell with negative remarks. He . . . Read more »


How Healthcare Institutions are Coping with the Covid-19 Fallout

Nepal Mediciti Hospital has so far (i.e. till September end) avoided its services from getting impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic as the hospital has been continuously providing all types of medical . . . Read more »


Reviving Nepali Aviation Sector Amid Pandemic

Before the government announced the ban on flights as a response to the surging global coronavirus transmissions in mid-March, Nepal-based travel agencies affiliated to the International Air . . . Read more »


Probable Solution for Sustainability

At one point, global warming was considered a conspiracy theory, now the stark reality is evident all over the world with untimely monsoons, natural calamities, species extinction and the list goes . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

KITAB YATRA : A Journey into the Business of Books

Some journeys are planned, while some are started out of an interest. It won’t be otherwise to say that the journey of ‘Kitab Yatra’, which has been delivering books to the doorsteps of their . . . Read more »

Economic Diplomacy

Basanta Kumar Chaudhary : Charting the New Direction of HCC-N

At a time when the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed the world to unchartered waters of massive socio-economic disruptions, enhancing economic diplomacy has become more important than ever for any country . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

A Journey from Queues to Computers

The story of the securities market in Nepal officially began with the issuance of shares by Biratnagar Jute Mills Ltd. and Nepal Bank Ltd. in 1937. The Companies Act of Nepal was introduced in 1964, . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Various Aspects of Aircraft Leasing

Aircraft leasing is a common practice in the airline industry. The primary reason behind aircraft leasing is the high monetary value of an aircraft. An outright purchase has various implications, . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Contribution of Mountains to the Tourism Economy

For a long time, the lofty mountains in Nepal have been attracting foreigners to visit the small South Asian country to experience the majestic peaks. It was in 1950, after the establishment of . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Making Regionalism Work for All

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is in hibernation due to the long drawn out political and strategic rivalry between India and Pakistan. This regional organisation has not . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

CSA : Milestone for Smallholders and Returning Migrants

The monsoon season is loved in Nepal, especially by the farmers. The sound and smell of Asar (June-July) rain is just as beautiful as the sight of cheerful farmers planting rice in their fields. The . . . Read more »

Cover Story Interview

The pandemic has established agriculture as one the most viable sectors for immediate engagement of village people

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought agriculture into a vibrant discourse at the political, policy and operational levels, government and non-governmental sectors. As a result of the pandemic-induced . . . Read more »

Cover Story Interview

IMS Group is currently more focused in agriculture

Over two decades ago, Nepal was self-reliant in several crops and farm produce. But, Maoist insurgency, migration of youths and over-reliance on remittance has dramatically increased our food . . . Read more »

Cover Story Interview

Creating employment and increasing output are two different topics in agricultural development

The agriculture sector has long been a scapegoat of ineffective policies. If we look closely at budget of the last 10 years, we can’t see significant changes in government’s priority about . . . Read more »

Cover Story Interview

We are working to end the practice of individuals writing proposals to receive government grants in agriculture

Agriculture is a very difficult profession and savings of people engaged in this sector is also very low. Mechanisation makes works easier, but for a transformative change in agriculture, minimum . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Nepal’s Agribusiness Transformation

For Nepal, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been severe and it is unlike past international crises when the events had little to no impact on the Himalayan country. But even in these gloomy . . . Read more »

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