From the Editor

Wish for Policy Stability

The Nepali business community has welcomed the outcome of the general elections. It hopes the clear majority (almost two thirds) garnered by the coalition of the two communist parties, CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre, will bring about political stability. . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

Post-Poll Development Dreams

No matter how, the elections have concluded. Now, it’s almost certain that Nepal's development will take a leap forward. If you don't believe it, take a look at the parties' election manifestoes. . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

Left Unity and the Growing Mistrust

When the two largest 'communist' parties of the country, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre), announced to forge an electoral alliance for the provincial and parliamentary elections right after the . . . Read more »


Biztoon January 2018

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CrossWord January 2018

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Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators January 2018

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Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements January 2018

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Voices January 2018

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Business Visitors

“Nepal is a young wine market and people getting a frequent taste of wine is crucial”

A journey into wine that started in 1837 by Gramp and Sons was officially branded as ‘Jacob’s Creek’ in 1976 with a 1973 vintage blend of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Jacob’s Creek sources high quality grapes from different vineyards across Australia’s iconic wine . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“We will focus on existing markets rather than just increasing destinations”

Oman Air, the national airline of Oman, operates domestic andinternational passenger service and regional air taxi and chartered flights. It began its service in Nepal in 2010. Having started with four flights per . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“We will work towards establishing a manufacturing unit in Nepal”

Vini Cosmetics is best known as the maker of Fogg brand deodorants. Established in 2009, the Indian company in a relatively short span is riding a wave of huge success through its flagship Fogg . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“A vibrant microenterprise ecosystem can be a major aspect of Nepal’s future economic development”

Recent years have seen many discourses on microenterprises. Such discourses have been constructive in terms of identifying the role of microenterprises in the socioeconomic development of the developing countries. . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse (26 November to 21 December 2017)

The benchmark index fell by 21.14 points (or down 1.38%) to close at 1472.15 last month. The index has moved below the 50-day, as well as 200-day moving average, giving a bearish signal. Completion of the election at the beginning of the month did little to create bullish sentiment in the . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Why Decoding Stories of Failure is Important to Succeed?

Businesses are all about risk and return. In many cases, startups fail due to the lack of capital. Some young startups fail due to the lack professionalism, experiences and strong management. Some . . . Read more »


"Our objective is to increase insurance penetration maintaining a good level of corporate governance in the sector"

The Nepali insurance sector has been going through a slew reforms after Chiranjibi Chapagain was appointed as the Chairman of the Insurance Board in January 2017. From paid-up capital increment of . . . Read more »

Management Gyan

How Incentives can Improve Employee Engagement?

Incentives are something provided by organisations in addition to regular remuneration to drive performance in their employees. At times, these incentives are monetary and in others they are monetary . . . Read more »


Bon Appétit : Tourism Opportunities through Food

Good food in today’s world is not just considered as a palate pleaser. Pleasing the taste buds has also become one important way of attracting tourists. Various international surveys and research . . . Read more »

Management Gyan

In Praise of Communication

Everybody unanimously admits that communication is the tool for effective implementation of any work. Management happens only if there is effective communication among the various actors. Even if . . . Read more »


The Changing Face of Nepal’s Brand Buyers

The increasing number of shopping stores in the urban parts of Nepal indicates that the way people shop is changing. Footfalls in large and mini stores already indicate that urban-based Nepalis are . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Impact Investing : Contributing to Economic Growth

The term ‘impact investing’ was coined ten years ago and the concept has revolutionised the sectors of development aid and market investments. According to the Global Impact Investing Network . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Paaila Technology : A Step Towards AI and Robotics

Built-in intelligence in machines to process information and perform tasks is artificial intelligence or AI. Machines may not necessarily be robots only but even search engines that we use in . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Analyzing Manufacturing Prospects

Economies have thrived expanding their manufacturing base by reforming industrial policies, diversifying outputs, scaling-up production processes and systems, attracting global investments and . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Experts Views on Manufacturing Sector in Nepal

Cost of doing business in Nepal has gone up for everybody whether exporters, importers or domestic-based producers. For the export market, fulfilling business commitments in time and remaining competitive is difficult. It may diminish our preferential value. . . . Read more »

Vaastu For Business

The Fire Element : As per Vastu Shastra in Life and Business

Inhabitants may experience cash crunch, medical or legal challenges other than relationship and temperament related issues if the fire element is missing, weak or disturbed in any business or . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Road to Prosperity : Through Leadership, Culture and Training

The optimism was voracious, the outlook deeply positive, and the confidence immense. There was an unmistakable air of self-belief among the leaders from different fields at the maiden Management . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

MV Dugar Group : A Legacy of Business Excellence

Continuing the legacy of 137 years of a family run business, MV Dugar Group in recent years has stepped into new areas of business. Among the priority sectors for the group is hydropower where the . . . Read more »

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