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NIC ASIA opens three branches, extension counter

By Our Reporter Three new branches of Kushma-Parbat, Phidim-Panchthar and Jeetpur-Bara and one new Extension Counter at Birat Medical Teaching Hospital Extension Counter of NIC ASIA Bank have been formally inaugurated on 28 December. The Kushma Branch was inaugurated by Hari Om Lamichanne, Chairman,Nepal Chamber of Commerce, Kushma.The Jeetpur Branch …

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Global IME blood donation campaign

Global IME Bank on its 10th anniversary organized a blood donation and diabetes check-up program. Issuing a statement, the bank said that the program was organized at its Kantipath branch office. “Our customers and staff members participated in the program,” the statement added. Established in January 2, 2007, the bank …

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Plan to expand ‘Wai Wai’ in European market

Chaudhary Group (CG) says it has been preparing to manufacture and distribute its top noodles brand “Wai Wai” in Europe. Issuing a statement, the group said it has started setting up a plant in Ruma, Serbia. “Preparations have reached the final stages,” CG said. It added that a delegation from …

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NT introduces 4G services for post-paid users

Nepal Telecom (NT) has introduced fourth generation (4G) mobile network services for the first time on Sunday. Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki inaugurated the service at a special function in Kathmandu. According to NT, 4G services only for post-paid phone service subscribers are available in most parts …

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“i Dio’d it” campaign

Syakar Trading Company Pvt Ltd (STC) – the authorized distributor for Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) for Nepal, in partnership with eight various non-governmental organizations (NGOs), has launched ‘i Dio’d it’, a social media-based campaign for participants to post videos and win prizes. “To participate in the competition, each …

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ACE Development Bank to provide ASBA service to its clients

By Our Reporter ACE Development Bank has received Application Support by Block Account (ASBA) permission from the Nepal Securities Board. The Bank is scheduled to provide ASBA service from 14 January. Under the ASBA service, the account holders can apply for the shares by blocking the amount in the client’s …

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‘Taranga’ art exhibition at the Newa Chen Gallery

The group painting exhibition ‘Taranga’ is currently being displayed at the Newa Chen Gallery, Patan which kicked off on December 28. In the exhibition five artists — Krishna Gopal Shrestha, Sandhya Silwal, Sanjeet Maharjan, Sarita Dongol and Satya Shila Kashajoo — have showcased their works. It shows how things which …

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Bal Krishna Pokharel awarded with Lekhnath Literary award

Senior linguist Bal Krishna Pokharel has been awarded with this year’s Lekhnath Literary Award, amid a ceremony, held in Arghau Archale, Kaski, over the weekend. The event marked the 133rd birth anniversary of poet Lekhnath Poudyal. The award which carried a cash prize of Rs 50, 000 was conferred to …

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Scarlett Johansson named ‘top grossing’ actor by Forbes

Scarlett Johansson has been named as the top grossing actor of 2016 by Forbes magazine. Her movies, including Captain America: Civil War and the Coen Brothers’ Hail Caesar!, earned $1.2bn (£978m) globally over the past 12 months. Johansson’s Marvel co-stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr tied for second place …

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The Prithvi path for Nepal’s prosperity

By PR Pradhan The leaders of major political parties had planted the plant of poison since they endorsed the 12-point agreement in New Delhi. Since then, the country has suffered a lot. The King restored parliament distributed citizenship certificates to 5.3 million Indians by amending the existing citizenship law. The …

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