Corporate Focus

Yak & Yeti: A Five-Star for All

Philippe Belhay is the recently appointed general manager of Hotel Yak and Yeti, a five star hotel well known for its exotic history and luxury services. Since his appointment to the post three months back, Belhay has been planning and putting all his professional . . . Read more »

Business Visitors

‘We will think about establishing a plywood factory in Nepal’

Sajjan Bhajanka is the President of Bharat Chamber of Commerce (BCC), a Bengal-based Indian Business chamber, and Chairman of the Century Plyboards (I) Limited. Bhajanka who has a business and industrial experience of around three decades in the fields of Plywood, Ferro Silicon, granite, export and . . . Read more »

Nepal Politics

Vibes and Visages of Modi Visit

One of the most notable ripple effect of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official Nepal visit in the first week of August could be India’s invitation to Nepal to discuss on Power Trade Agreement (PTA) between the two countries. . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

The Big Retreat

The Nepali bourse cooled down after reaching a high of 1083.55 as selling pressure ruled the market. The benchmark Nepse index plummeted 61.35 points or 5.71% to close at 1013.6 while session’s high was on 21st July with 1083.55 and lowest on 18th August with 1013.25. . . . Read more »

Stock Taking

Monthly Technical Analysis of Nepse (July 21 - August 14, 2014)

On the first trading day of the review period the secondary market had witnessed the highest rise as the benchmark index settled at 1083.55 points, a new high since the last 6 years. On the same day Nepse had attained the highest turnover of NPR 1.20 billion on a single trading day in its . . . Read more »

Management Gyan

Good Managers and Bad Ethical Choices

It remains a classical debate if the aggressive city-centred, technology-driven, consumerist ethos fosters a greedy and grabbing motivational atmosphere. And this leads to unethical behaviour in the man vs. nature relationships in the first place, followed inevitably by a virtually uncontrollable flood of ethical violence in human . . . Read more »

Spine Column

Spine Injury

Spine fractures or spine injury occurs as a result of trauma to the bones (vertebrae) or ligaments of the spine. In Nepal, road traffic accidents and fall injuries account for the majority of spine . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Mediation Way

Nepal Inc. is finding mediation way for dispute resolution more effective that than fighting it over in the courts. . . . Read more »

Economy and Policy

Resolution of Bank and Insurance Company Failure

Nepal took initiatives to create the legal infrastructure required for the implementation of economic liberalization policies mostly during 2005-2006. This period saw introduction of the Insolvency Act 2006 and Secured Transaction Act 2006. . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Land Linked Nepal

Nepal is ideally located between India and China to work as a golden land-bridge between them and facilitate their bilateral trade. But for this to happen, all three countries must focus on Nepal's . . . Read more »

Cover Story

China’s Proposals for Trans-Himalayan Connectivity : Consider Four Economic Corridors

Following its “New Silk Roads” policies to improve connectivity with neighbouring countries in Asia, China proposed earlier this year to establish a “Trans-Himalaya Economic Region” to be led by India and . . . Read more »

Cover Story

Benefits of Greater Land Connectivity in South Asia and with China

Regional cooperation presupposes land connectivity in order to benefit from the economics of geography. During the British Rule in India, South Asia, for all practical purposes, was one economy with freedom of movement of not just goods but also peoples and means of transportation. . . . Read more »

Cover Story

‘‘Railway and roadway network connecting China and India can change Nepal's fortune’’

To transform Nepal from a landlocked country to a land-linked nation, we have only two potential mediums available so far. One is the railway link and the other is the road . . . Read more »

Cover Story

‘‘We need an alternative road connection to China’’

We do see this possibility. Laos is an example for us. It’s also a landlocked country like Nepal. They have built major highways connecting the country with Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. . . . Read more »

Business Education

Newbiz Salutes the B-School Excellence

The second edition of the Everest Bank National B-Schools Rating-Ranking-Awards concluded on August 23 awarding 16 colleges in different categories. Nearly 100 colleges participated in the contest . . . Read more »

Tourism And Civil Aviation

Tourism News September 2014

Himalaya Airlines Pvt Ltd, formerly known as Yeti Airlines International, is starting its international operation in Nepal from October 28. The airline is promoted by Yeti World Investment Pvt Ltd and HIF Aviation Investment Company Pvt Ltd from Nepal and Tibet Airlines from the People´s Republic of China. . . . Read more »

Tourism And Civil Aviation

Sherpa’s Insurance Gets a Hike

The government has raised the insurance amount of the high altitude workers and the mountaineering guides to Rs 1.5 million. Earlier it was one million rupees. Along with that the government has also raised the medical insurance for such workers to Rs 400,000 from 200,000. . . . Read more »

Tech Talk

Tech Talk September 2014

Allied Trade Link International Pvt Ltd, the national distributor of Karbonn mobiles has launched a new smartphone, a tablet and four bar phones in the market. The tablet Karbonn Smart A34 Lite is powered by 1.3 GHz dual core processor and runs on Android 4.2. . . . Read more »

Banking Activities

Banking Activities September 2014

Standard Chartered Bank, Nepal has received Global Finance - World's Best Consumer Internet Bank Awards 2014 for Nepal in Asia Pacific category. The award was announced in New York on 24th July, 2014 by Global Finance as the First Round winners . . . Read more »

Biz Launches

Biz Launches September 2014

Ncell has re-launched the campaign ‘Call Ayo Paisa Payo’ that offers bonus to its customers receiving international call for more than a minute. Under the offer, Ncell customers receiving international calls for more than a minute would receive bonus of Rs 3 every minute for as long as 10 . . . Read more »

Biz News

Biz News September 2014

Nepali and the Indian government have agreed to implement the 6,720 Mega Watt (MW) Pancheswor Multipurpose Project (PMP) within a year. The agreement was reached between Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and visiting Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi . . . Read more »

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