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Homeowners insurance mandatory for all

The Insurance Board (IB) has started work to make it mandatory for individuals to insure their homes. Presently, buyers of homeowners insurance are mostly home building companies and homeowners who build houses with bank loans. Most homeowners do not have insurance against natural disasters, fire, theft or other mishaps. The …

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5% discount for Visa cardholders at Bhat-Bhateni

Visa, the global leader in payments technology, has announced an attractive discount of 5 % on groceries, to all Visa cardholders shopping at Bhat-Bhateni stores. Issuing a statement, the company said that the offer is valid till October 19 across the 12 Bhat-Bhateni stores across the country. “Nepal is an …

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Qatar Airways special scheme


Qatar Airways has announced a special promotional sales in Nepal, offering discounts of up to 50%. The promotion will continue until August and tickets are valid for travel between 1 August, 2016 and 31 March, 2017. Issuing a statement, the airline said leisure travel with families or business travellers can …

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ZTE now in Nepal with 3 new phones


Chinese   tele communications and information technology company ZTE has launched three budget smartphones, namely the Blade S6, D2 and D3 to cater to low-income customers. ZTE is the sixth Chinese mobile brand after Huawei, Lenovo, Gionee, Xiomee and One Plus to hit the domestic market. The company has appointed Evolution …

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Couture Fashion Week in the capital

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Designer and Couture Fashion Week New York founder and producer Andres Aquino will show his recent collection entitled “Romancing the Himalayas” at the Nepal Couture Fashion gala event. The show will be held at the Hyatt Regency Kathmandu on August 13, 2016 from 7 pm onwards. The event marks Mr. …

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Nepali documentary to be screened across Europe


Nepali documentary feature Bhagye le Bachekaharu (Nepal Earthquake: Heroes, Survivors and Miracles)directed by Ganesh Pandey will be screened at nine film festivals across Europe this year. The documentary, which has already bagged several international accolades, is now slated to be screened at festivals in Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Poland, Bulgaria, Finland, …

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Dabur Special Teej Festival 2016 at UWTC


The Women’s Creation Centre will be organising the Dabur Special Teej Festival 2016. The event will celebrate the major Hindu festival Teej, starting from August 11 – 15, at the United World Trade Centre (UWTC), in the Capital. The event will have on exhibit goods and services produced by women, …

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Nima Nuru Sherpa honoured by the Italian government

Consul General of Italy, Damiano Grancovigh, honours tourism entrepreneur Nima Nuru sherpa (left) with the "Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy" award in Kathmandu, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Photo: Rajan Pokhrel

During a press meet held at Hotel Radisson on Tuesday tourism entrepreneur NimaNuru Sherpa became the first Nepali to receive one of the highest honours from the government of Italy. During the same program the Italian government officially appointed PratimaPande as the Honorary Consul General in the presence of Mr.DamianoFrancovigh, …

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