Floriculture business booms alongside rapid urbanisation
The floriculture business in Nepal is booming and becoming more innovative with urbanisation spreading rapidly over the last few years. Demand for flowers is traditionally high during festival season. Nowadays, middle-class people have started buying flowers to present as gifts during other special occasions.
Govt to use software to monitor local finances
The central government will keep a close watch over the income and expenditure of the local units and provinces by using computer software called Sub-National Treasury Regulatory Application (Sutra).
FNCCI urges govt to declare Nation-Building Decade
The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has urged the newly-formed government to declare 2018-27 as Nation-Building Decade.
40 entrepreneurs from SAsia to get training
The South Asia Connect (SAC) programme, which aims to host innovative and technological ideas in South Asia, will choose 40 entrepreneurs from five countries to get online and in-person training, mentoring and networking.
Trend of automobile ownership
Whether automobiles are purchased for necessity or flaunting, it suggests that the purchasing power of Nepalis is increasing
Vegetable prices spike as cold wave grips Tarai belt
A cold wave sweeping across the Tarai has not only made life hard for locals but also sent vegetable prices shooting up in the Kathmandu Valley. Prices of fresh produce have been swelling from last month after temperatures in the southern plains, the country’s key vegetable producing region, started to plunge.
Three young entrepreneurs produce areca leaf plates
Probit Singh Baniya, Bidhan Pokhrel and Swaviman Acharya have two things in common: They are college friends and engineers by profession. Another thing common among these three 20-somethings is the passion to start a business of their own.
Carving out a niche at CAN Info-tech 2018
The CAN Info-Tech, an annual information technology event in its 24th edition this year, hosted many stalls featuring mobile phones and accessories, laptops, printers, routers, offers of IT training and internet connections drew large crowds.
CAN Info-Tech kicks off
The 24th edition of CAN-Info Tech, an annual information technology exhibition organised by the Federation of Computer Association of Nepal (CAN Federation), kicked off on Thursday at Bhrikutimandap in Kathmandu.
‘Nepal added over 250 internet users per hour’
More than 250 new users were connected to the internet every hour last year, the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) said. Thanks to a mobile phone boom, a vast majority of Nepalis now have access to a phone and internet connection.