Cover Story

NEPALI STARTUP ECOSYSTEM : The Growth So Far & The Future

The last two months have been quite eventful for Nepali startups. First, Foodmandu, Nepal’s largest food delivery platform, has secured its second-round investment from Team Ventures, a private equity (PE) firm. Then, Health at Home, a healthcare services portal, also got funding from Business . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

PROGRESSIVE FINANCE LIMITED : Striving for a Promising Future

Since its inception in 1996, Progressive Finance Limited has been through several turning points in its 24 years journey. After going through a tumultuous past, the company is now stable and strong . . . Read more »

Auto Review

More Than A 'Scooter'

Scooters have long been pigeonholed as monotonous commuters whose fundamental purpose is to get one from ‘Point A’ to ‘Point B.’ They don’t carry with them an aura of excitement, and they . . . Read more »

Life and Career

Manoj Kumar Lal Karn : A Risk-taker

Manoj Kumar Lal Karn, CEO of Union Life Insurance, has around 25 years of experience in the insurance sector. Karn, who started his career in insurance as a junior assistant has reached his current . . . Read more »

Made in Nepal

Blending Quality with Affordability

Of late, Nepalis have started to appreciate local production. Thanks to a few local brands which have been focusing on satisfying their customers while maintaining the standard of the products. Sonam . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Dip in Donuts : Sugar, Glaze and Doughnut Craze

Who doesn’t love a doughnut? Aware that there was a demand for various varieties of doughnuts, Manjil Man Shrestha, after a lot of research and dedication, founded Dip in Donuts in March 2018. . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Enhancing Supply Chain Management to Face a Global Challenge

The escalation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created unprecedented levels of strain in international trade and commerce causing disruptions in the global supply chain that hasn’t been . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

FEDERALISM : Bane or Boon

Federalism and secularism were the two major agendas espoused by the Maoist party during their ten-year long war waged against the established political system after 1990. The other political parties . . . Read more »

Travelogue

ASCENDING THE ALPS : Prabin Basnet’s Swiss Sojourn

Prabin Basnet, CEO of Kamana Sewa Bikas Bank is a travel enthusiast who is fond of nature. Basnet informs he goes abroad on a trip once a year with his family. . . . Read more »

Tourism

Saving Nepal’s Tourism from Collapse

Times are hard for tourism industry the world over Nepal is no exception. The sector which contributes about 9 percent to the country’s GDP and provides employment to over one million Nepalis is . . . Read more »

Report

Covid-19 Relief Package : Govt Announces Slew of Measures

As country gears up for longer lockdown, the government has finally announced a slew of measures for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. With businesses being hard hit and lives of ordinary . . . Read more »

Health

Combating Coronavirus :  Nepal’s Preparedness

At time when the fear of a possible spread of the coronavirus (covid-19) has gripped the people of Nepal, the Himalayan nation’s government has ordered a partial lockdown across the country in a . . . Read more »

Business Education

Apprentice Advantage : Placement Programme at La Grandee International

At a time when activities of Kathmandu-based colleges receive much focus and highlights, b-schools outside the capital valley are also engaged in career development programmes to support their fresh . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

On the Heap of a Crisis

While the world was gearing up to celebrate the onset of a new decade, Nepal’s northern neighbour and the world’s second largest economy China was coping with a crisis of ‘an unprecedented . . . Read more »

Women at Work

Srijana Joshi Maharjan : Rising strong

The famous American author James Hauenstein once said, “Have no regrets in life because of the choices you make. Good or bad, they are a learning experience, to help you grow. The only regret in . . . Read more »

Restaurant Review

Sumptuous Sushi at Momotarou Restaurant

As our team set out to have lunch at Momotarou’s Thamel outlet, the tourist hotspot was bereft of its signature hustle and bustle. Nonetheless, I was excited about treating myself to some . . . Read more »

Interview

“The scale, scope, complexity, regulations all have evolved and we are well poised to face future challenges”

At a time when the Nepali banking sector is undergoing a transformation, Standard Chartered Bank Nepal (SCBN) is diversifying its activities in line with the socio-economic changes taking place in . . . Read more »

e-magazine

eMagazine April 2020

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No Laughing Matter

It’s War. Let’s Win

Who is the most powerful - China, America, Russia or Europe? That question is now outdated. Right now, it is the Coronavirus, the Novel one, that is the most powerful in the world. More powerful than . . . Read more »

From the Editor

Too Late, Too Little

In response to the economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, governments are announcing gigantic fiscal and monetary stimulus packages with a hope to limit the ongoing . . . Read more »

Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators April 2020

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Crossword

Crossword April 2020

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Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements April 2020

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Voices

Voices April 2020

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Biztoon

Biztoon April 2020

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