From the Editor

Dark Side of Ncell Tax

Should Ncell (Pvt) Ltd. pay the capital gains tax on the sale of its ownership by its earlier owner Telia Company to present owner Axiata? The answer differs depending on whom you ask. Obviously, the company says it need . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

While You Rule the Roost…

When the issue of who should be appointed the new chairman of the Insurance Board (IB) cropped up in a Cabinet meeting a few weeks ago, the Finance Minister took out a name-list from one of the . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

The Amendment or Election Question

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has two daunting but urgent tasks ahead. First is amending the constitution so as to address the demands of the Madhes-based parties. And second is holding local . . . Read more »


“Introduction of new FITTA, IP Act, digital signature and online payment gateway will re-energize the industrial sector”

After assuming office in August 27, 2016, Industry Minister Nabindra Raj Joshi has been focusing his efforts to improve the climate for the industrial sector which has been a victim of the prolonged . . . Read more »


“We are introducing a new beer with an investment of Rs 3 billion”

Vijay Kumar Shah, Founder Chairman of the Himalaya Distillery Limited has been active in the liquor business in Nepal for the past fifty years. Shah who is the Chairman of Jawalakhel Group of . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Capital Market and Role of Central Bank

In the recent period, stock market boom and bust have been important factors in macroeconomic fluctuations in both the developing and underdeveloped countries. In light of this experience, how or when, if at all, should central bankers respond to such . . . Read more »

Management Gyan

CEO - Beware, You may Fail

Yes, many of the CEOs fail. It is a strong assertion, startling and dismally disappointing. But it is a fact. The failure rate of enterprises world over is much higher than success. All the failure . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Foreign Aid Dynamics
Humanitarian or Development ?

Development work is funded in three to-five-year cycles, and Humanitarian aid comes with conditions that require money to be spent in six-to eighteen . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

The Domestic Flavour

Launched nearly sixty years ago, Khukri Rum has become synonymous with rum in Nepal. Found in restaurants in London to Everest Base Camp, it is one of Nepal’s iconic brands and has satisfied the . . . Read more »


Four Times the Better

Access to a high speed internet in today’s world has translated into higher levels of productivity and efficiency in work that ultimately results in the overall development of any . . . Read more »

Business Education

The Ace Way of Management Education

With 17 strong years of expertise in management education, Ace Institute of Management has established itself as a pioneer in management studies in Nepal and has produced 2,565 graduates till date. . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Waste Not, Want Not
New Ways of Urban Farming

Proper management of food waste is a worldwide problem. Every time foodstuff is thrown away, the energy, money and time spent on growing the crops is wasted. Besides this, rotten food releases . . . Read more »

Business Financing

Private Equity Investment for Company Growth

Unlike in advanced and emerging economies, entrepreneurs in Nepal do not have facilities of alternative financing to start or expand their businesses. While wealthy entrepreneurs have various sources . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements February 2017

Corporate Movements February . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Nepse in Consolidation Stage

The benchmark indexcontinued to decline in the course of last month. The index lost 12.85 points (or down 0.87%) to close at 1462.56. Nepse continues to hover below the 200-day moving . . . Read more »

Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators February 2017

Liquor Indicators February . . . Read more »


Young, Steadfast and Successful

Shailesh Sanghai has been an active member of EO for the past four years. He is currently the Director of Triveni Byapar Company, the distribution wing of business and industrial conglomerate, . . . Read more »

Executive Watch

The Game Changer

Laxman Risal is amongst a rare breed of young executives having experience of leading companies in banking as well as insurance. He is regarded as a dependable and committed leader . . . Read more »

Cover Story


The years since 2015 are considered to be historic for the Nepali tourism sector. The years marked the golden jubilee celebrations of some important hotels and tourism related organisations that . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Experts Views on the Tourism Industry in Nepal

Airlines are essential to the tourism industry of any country. Maintaining quality of services in the airlines is important to ensure a healthy inflow of tourists. The quality of an airliner doesn't just depend on serving good food and providing a glass of . . . Read more »

Gadget Focus

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note : Vibrant Impressions

Lenovo has been flexing its muscles in the global smartphone market in the recent years. The Chinese tech giant’s handset journey so far has met with widespread acclaim across the globe. The iconic . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

GG Machaan, Definitely Different

Many restaurants claim to do things differently, from letting you order from a computer or handing a menu thick as a book or suggesting you to try the chef's specials. But have you ever wondered . . . Read more »


More Than Just Mileage

When it comes to riding a motorcycle, a popular saying goes, "Four-wheels move the body, two-wheels move the soul." A free ride in the open is what separates a motorcyclist from other motorists. While motorcycles have always been a practical and affordable mode of transport they are now also attracting . . . Read more »

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