From the Editor

Sustaining the Bull Run

Nepal's stock market has been on a bull run since January last year. Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index, which stood at 1182.31 points on January 5, 2020, surpassed the previous record of 1881.45 points on November 26, 2020 and has since been creating new records almost every other day. . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter

The Fun in Being Foolish

If there is anything more blissful in the world than being a fool then it has to be acting like a fool. Whether you believe it or not, there is nothing as satisfying as being foolish and looking . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

The Question of the Prime Minister’s Prerogative

Presenting a written justification in the Supreme Court on January 3, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has claimed that the dissolution of the House of Representatives is a political decision which . . . Read more »

Interview

“Mega Bank’s current focuses are digitalisation of services and increasing its presence in agriculture and SME sectors”

Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a massive blow to the Nepali business sector. But every cloud has a silver lining. Lately, corporate institutions are adapting to the ‘new normal’ to continue their . . . Read more »

Cover Story

THE CHINA CONUNDRUM

Like many traders who import goods from or export goods to China via land, Bed Bahadur Shrestha has become accustomed to a slew of problems at the Nepal-China border crossings. These problems range . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

After a Year of Disappointments

The threat of the disease is still there and the government recently confirmed that a new strain of coronavirus that originated in the UK has arrived in Nepal. This strain of virus is said to be much . . . Read more »

Product Focus

Next Level Laundry Experience with LG AI DD Washing Machine

For years, LG has been on the forefront when it comes to innovation and use of new technologies in home appliances to make lives of people better. With the launch of the LG AI DD Washing Machine, the . . . Read more »

Biz Launches

Škoda KAROQ Hits Nepali Roads

MAW Enterprises, the official distributor of Škoda cars in Nepal, has launched the Škoda KAROQ in the domestic market. Issuing a press statement, the company said that KAROQ is a completely new . . . Read more »

Biz Launches

5th Gen Honda City Unveiled

Honda Cars Nepal has launched the 5th Generation Honda City in the domestic market. Issuing a press statement, the company said that the new model is powered by the ‘naturally-aspirated’ 1.5L . . . Read more »

Startup Scene

Rikishi Compost: Envisioning Sustainable Farming through Compost Manure Production

The rampant use of chemical fertilisers to achieve higher agricultural yields has had an adverse impact on human health as well as the environment. While awareness about the various harmful effects . . . Read more »

Women at Work

Mingma Sherpa : Perseverance, Creativity and Hopefulness in Hard Times

“Goals should be challenging but achievable. To set too much big expectation might also upset you if you are unable to reach them,” says Mingma Sherpa, founder of home-grown footwear brand Paila . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

MetLife Nepal: Two Decades of Excellence in Life Insurance Services

In recent years, the insurance sector in Nepal has seen a noticeable growth in terms of access to insurance and the number of insurers. However, foreign companies in the sector are few and far . . . Read more »

NEWBIZ BUSINESS WOMEN SUMMIT AND AWARDS 2021

NewBiz Celebrates Women Entrepreneurship Excellence

New Business Age Pvt Ltd, the publishers of New Business Age monthly magazine and Aarthik Abhiyan National Daily, has concluded the NewBiz Business Women Summit and Awards on January . . . Read more »

Tourism

Promoting Domestic Tourism during Desperate Times

The Kushma-based adventure company and resort The Cliff Nepal, formally commenced operation of bungee jumping and swings, on 31 October, 2020. However, the company soon faced difficulties in paying . . . Read more »

Living +

The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity by Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill and Leena Rinne

Technology has allowed much to be achieved in less time. When they are constantly busy with something else, this leaves people with no time for their family and friends. The author claims that the root of this issue is technology because it makes us feel that we need to be linked continuously via our smartphones, tablets, laptops, . . . Read more »

Health

Staying Mentally Fit During Times of Crisis

For many across the world, the last year has been the most stressful time they have ever experienced because of the raging Covid-19 pandemic which is having a major impact on the health and economic . . . Read more »

Corporate Movements

Corporate Movements February 2021

Corporate Movements February 2021 . . . Read more »

Crossword

Crosswords February 2021

Crosswords February 2021 . . . Read more »

Liquor Indicators

Liquor Indicators February 2021

Liquor Indicators February 2021 . . . Read more »

Voices

Voices February 2021

Voices February 2021 . . . Read more »

Feedback

Feedback February 2021

Feedback February 2021 . . . Read more »

Biztoon

Biztoon February 2021

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