From the Editor

Bring Back People of Nepali Origin

Last year the Government of Nepal and the World Bank signed a $60 million financing agreement for the Nurturing Excellence in Higher Education Program to improve the quality of Nepal’s higher education, scale-up online learning, and expand access to academic institutions for underprivileged and . . . Read more »

No Laughing Matter


The buffalo and the government have much more in common. A buffalo’s skin is black, while the government’s deeds are . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

NEPAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT : Why the Roadmap is not Implemented Yet?

Birgunj is a place whose economic dimensions are related to the development of the overall economy. Being the main gateway of the country, there is no doubt that the development of Birgunj will be . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

SOUTH KOREA AND TAIWAN : Stalwarts of Tiger Economy

China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan are all part of East Asia. Favourable political and legal conditions for industry and commerce, as well as vast natural . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Nepali Contractors Lack Expertise and Experience to Bag Contracts Under MCC

Although Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba called upon the Nepali construction companies to take maximum benefit from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) ratified by the parliament, it is . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy


The South Asian Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) was established in 2001 as the offshoot of SAARC, aimed at enhancing economic cooperation among its four member countries- Nepal, Bhutan, . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

The Monopoly of Transporter in Overseas Trade

In the last five years, many competitive initiatives have been taken to facilitate the transportation system of Nepal's overseas trade. As competition grows, so does the cost of . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

The Swelling Trade Deficit of Nepal

The journey along the trade deficit of Nepal has been a long and bumpy phenomenon. Yet there is no sign of a low tide in Nepal's trade deficit. Historical data on the ratio of the trade deficit to . . . Read more »

Cover Story

MEDICAL TOURISM : An Untapped Opportunity for Nepal

Over the last few years, medical tourism has become a buzz word, fashionably coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing practice of travelling to another country for . . . Read more »

Cover Story

"We Need More Trained Manpower to Promote Medical Tourism"

Dr. Prativa Pandey obtained her medical degree from New Delhi, India and did post graduation in Internal Medicine from Boston, USA. She worked for 10 years in the Boston area and returned to Nepal in . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Policy Change a Must for Viability of Medical Tourism

In a broader sense, Nepalis currently spend billions of rupees on treatment abroad due to a lack of adequate health infrastructure. However, there is a high potential for medical tourism in Nepal. A sizable number of Indians come to Nepal to Tilganga for eye treatment for . . . Read more »

Cover Story


Medical tourism is simply a joint domain of two domains, as suggested by its name. Renamed "medical value travel," it is described as a purposeful cross-country visit in order to obtain treatment or . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Leading Asian Countries for Medical Tourism

Many people in the world have started travelling to different parts of the world spending huge amount of money for medical treatment. These people will be accompanied by their family and friends who, . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Nepal has Tremendous Potentials

Nepal as a medical tourism destination has tremendous potential. I am saying this because of my recent experience when I was in an Indian restaurant in the United . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Travel for Wellness

For ages, people used to travel considerable distances for medical and wellness treatment. During Roman times people sought out spas and thermal baths. Romans constructed resorts with thermal spas in . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Grey Tourism on the Rise

Grey tourism is a specific niche market that caters towards older travellers. This group represents the largest, fastest growing, richest consumer market on the planet, accounting for half of . . . Read more »

Corporate Focus

Silk Group has been in Business for Five Years and is Still Growing

In its five years of operation, the Silk Group of companies has been looking for opportunities for business expansion. Turned into a conglomerate in 2016, the company started as a trading business . . . Read more »


Potentials in Prepared Food Production

In the Fiscal Year 2008/09, the import of prepared food items in Nepal was around Rs. 4.5 billion which jumped to Rs. 20.21 billion in FY 2020/21. The average annual growth rate of about 15% during . . . Read more »


Business Should Be Beneficial to People

Ritu Singh Vaidya is the Managing Director of United Traders Syndicate (UTS)—the authorized distributor of Toyota in Nepal. UTS is a member of Vaidya’s Organisation of Industries and Trading . . . Read more »

Startup Scene


Sahaj Sinnya, a resident of Pulchok, Lalitpur, has been using products from Kashyapi Nepal since 2020. Sinnya, who came to know about Kashyapi Nepal through his friends, bought a shacket for the . . . Read more »


Nepali Economy in the Crossfire of Russia-Ukraine War

Russia is fighting a war with Ukraine in Europe. But, the war is also having ripple effects in faraway . . . Read more »

Information Technology

The Scarcity of Chips Scares IT Investors

"Data is the new oil!" You've probably heard this claim multiple times. If oil was what powered the twentieth century, data is what's powering much of the world today. So, the analogy seems pretty . . . Read more »

Women at Work

Dikila Lama : Two Decades of Entrepreneurship

After a few minutes ride from the side road, which is right opposite to Gangalal hospital, Bansbari, we reached a beautiful house with a slab-paved entrance, different types of flowers and plants . . . Read more »

Economic Diplomacy


Nepal established bilateral relations with Ethiopia, a developing African nation, on April 15, 1971, in its course of expanding diplomacy ties. The two diplomatic nations have shared cardinal . . . Read more »

Living +

Stories That Stick - Kindra Hall

We are constantly exposed to storytelling in the form of fairy tales, movies, novels, advertisements, and sales pitches. Stories can help you bridge the gap between your product or service and the . . . Read more »


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