Cover Story


With just two months left for the official launch of the much-anticipated Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 campaign, its secretariat has a packed schedule. While the National Programme Coordinator of the campaign Suraj Vaidya has just returned from South Korea, his team is preparing for a high-level . . . Read more »

Business Education

Incubation Programmes in B-Schools :  Accelerating Entrepreneurship Development

Ideas are a dime a dozen. Several prospective Nepali entrepreneurs have the desire to innovate; they possess the spark that could ignite a sustained change in the country’s business environment. . . . Read more »

Auto Review

Subaru XV : Uniquely Urban

The 2019 Subaru XV is, in many, ways the quintessential urban machine. Imbued with dashing looks, a lithe figure, and with style oozing out of its compact frame, the compact SUV checks all the . . . Read more »

Organisational Management


On the positive side, Rotary can rely on existing mechanisms like the bureaucracy and the network. However, on the negative side, such tie-ups do not provide an instant fillip to the brand building . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Eminence Ways : Combating Cyber Crimes

Recent heists on Nepali banking systems, cases of ransomware, compromised email systems, and several other reported cybercrime incidents have brought into question the security systems of banks, . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

Aloft Kathmandu Thamel : A Gateway to Boutique Refinement

Aloft Kathmandu, which formally opened in July of this year, is the second five-star property managed by the US chain Marriott International, Inc in Nepal. Aloft hotels across the world are . . . Read more »

Life and Career

A Lifetime in Nepal’s Advertising Sector

When Joydeb Chakravarty, managing director of JWT-Thompson Nepal (now known as Wunderman-Thompson Nepal), came to Nepal in the winter of 1993, it was a challenge to work in the country. As Nepal had . . . Read more »

6th NewBiz Conclave and Awards 2019

Charting a Path to Prosperity Through Tourism

In its quest to celebrate business excellence in the country and to hold meaningful discourse on topics with long term economic impacts, New Business Age Pvt Ltd has been organising the NewBiz . . . Read more »

6th NewBiz Conclave and Awards 2019

Lifetime achievement in Business Leadership Award "Ambica Shrestha: A Living Legend"

Ambica Shrestha, the chairperson of Dwarika’s Hotels and Resorts, is a living example of determination, perseverance and success. Shrestha believes that to achieve anything, one must have the . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“Customer service is our top priority”

​​​​​​​The history of Suzuki motors in Nepal can be traced back to 1981 when Arun Intercontinental Traders (now part of CG|Motocorp) started importing Suzuki vehicles into the country. For the last 38 years, Suzuki has been at the forefront of the passenger vehicles market in Nepal with its wide range of four-wheelers in different . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

“Hotel infrastructures in Nepal are differently-abled friendly”

Mirko Tommassoni is a former Captain Regent of San Marino, microstate which is surrounded by Italy. Mirko is also the member of the advisory committee of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin since 2009. Recently, Mirko was in Nepal to attend a talk programme organised by Four Season Travel and Tours on ‘Inclusive . . . Read more »



A safe and flexible accommodation was the prime concern for Udisha Saklainm when she was required to carry out a three-month field study on hydropower dams in Nepal for her PhD degree. An Indian by . . . Read more »


Opportunity in Beauty Cream Production

Due to modernisation, Nepalis are also becoming increasingly conscious about beauty and appearance. As a result, Nepal’s import of beauty cream is increasing, with an average annual growth rate of . . . Read more »


Los Angeles to Washington : Trip to the Land of Liberty 

Gagan Pradhan, founder of Himalayan Java Café is an ardent traveller and travelling is his means of finding inspiration, innovation and rejuvenation. Even though he enjoys all kinds of journeys, he . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

DEVALAYA : The House of Heavenly Delecacies

There is a unique serenity to the surroundings at Devalaya, largely accounted for by its decidedly distinctive setting. Nestled below a towering, majestic bungalow adorned in pristine white, the . . . Read more »

Women at Work

Vidushi Rana : Out of the Box

“The ability to get up after failing is a major strength of an entrepreneur”, says Vidushi Rana, director of marketing and business development at Kiran Shoes Manufacturers, the company that . . . Read more »


"VNY 2020 is not a one-off event; its process to put the Nepali tourism in the global spotlight"

Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 is just around the corner and there is excitement as well as concern building up about the success of the much-hyped national tourism campaign which has set an ambitious . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis (September 23rd 2019–October 21st)

NEPSE index lost 8.58 points (or down 0.75 %) to close at 1132.4 last month. Currently, NEPSE is trading below the 50 days moving average and 200 days moving . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

Xi, Oli and Sino-Nepal Relations

The speculation about the Chinese President’s visit that was ongoing for the last couple of years materialised on October 12 after Xi Jinping landed in Kathmandu becoming the first executive head . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

‘Give Us a Train, Mr President’

This time Tihar followed Dashain in no time. In years gone by it would come at least two weeks later. Almost the day after Dashain, colourful flowers blossomed on the roads of Kathmandu. It seemed . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Measuring Success of Xi’s Visit

In many ways, the two-day state visit by the Chinese President Xi Jinping can be termed as ‘historic’ and ‘landmark’. First, it is the first visit by the Chinese president to Nepal in 23 . . . Read more »

Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators November 2019

Liquor Indicators November . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements November 2019

Corporate Movements November . . . Read more »


Crossword November 2019

Crossword November . . . Read more »


Biztoon November 2019

Biztoon November . . . Read more »


Voices November 2019

Voices November . . . Read more »

< previousnext >