Event planners get busy as wedding season starts

Kathmandu, April 16 -- The days of family organised wedding feasts are over, and fancy event managers have taken over tasks originally performed by relatives. Your friendly wedding planner will take c... Read More

Made-in-Nepal leather goods in high demand

Kathmandu, April 13 -- Demand for locally manufactured leather goods has swelled due to the improved quality of domestic products, said traders. Made-in-Nepal jackets, bags, wallets, belts and accesso... Read More

Vegetable prices plunge up to 50pc in past week

Kathmandu, April 9 -- Vegetable prices plunged up to 50 percent in the past week after recording a steep rise last month when rains had hit supplies. Prices had surged up to 66 percent around a month ... Read More

Reusable eco sanitary pads yet to take off in Nepal

Kathmandu, April 8 -- Eco sanitary pads have yet to take off in the market due to the lack of awareness regarding the product. Such pads are better than disposable sanitary pads in terms of quality, p... Read More

Kathmandu's job market needs IT and communications professionals, but there is a disconnect between employees and employers

Kathmandu, April 8 -- It wasn't hard for Sushil Dhakal to find a job--he was working as a social media manager for Story Cycle before he'd even graduated. Similarly, Nirmala Shrestha was able to choos... Read More

Young women entrepreneurs find the going tough in Nepal

Kathmandu, April 3 -- Finding buyers and growing a business are the major challenges for young women entrepreneurs in the country. It is always difficult to sell a new product or service, and lack of ... Read More

New Year schemes and offers launched for two-wheelers

Kathmandu, March 30 -- With just over two weeks to the Nepali New Year, domestic two-wheeler dealers have started announcing offers and schemes to target potential customers. According to them, custom... Read More

Handicraft exports tumble by double digits in first half

Kathmandu, March 27 -- Handicraft exports tumbled by double digits in the first six months of the current fiscal year as manufacturers failed to fulfil orders due to a shortage of workers. According t... Read More

Five startups receive investment pledges at Nepal Startup Meet 2019

Kathmandu, March 26 -- Five startups among the 13 selected by the Nepal Entrepreneurs Society as potential capital recipients obtained investment commitments at Nepal Startup Meet 2019--Sriyog.com, Of... Read More

Footwear imports double as domestic exports stagnate

Kathmandu, March 23 -- The import bill on footwear surged over two fold to Rs5.33 billion during the mid-July to mid-February period, mainly with a notable rise in imports from China. The export of Ne... Read More