We want to be more active and present in Nepal

Published On: December 24, 2019 08:44 AM NPT By: Kosh Raj Koirala

Kosh Raj Koirala talked to Director for Asia and Oceania in the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Thierry Mathou, who was in Kathmandu last week to hold political consultations with Nepali leaders and sign the MoU.

Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri is returning home from Kathmandu next week, and he will be retiring from Indian Foreign Service as well.  Puri was largely seen as an important figure in helping improve Nepal-India ties.

Migration is good. It just has to be done safely

Published On: December 18, 2019 07:47 AM NPT By: Kosh Raj Koirala

December 18 is marked as International Migrants Day every year. Although both domestic and international migrations have been taking place for ages, they have started drawing increasing attention in the world in recent years. As this is mixed with elements of unforeseeability, emergency and complexity and a number of challenges and difficulties, there is growing recognition among all stakeholders that all cross-border migration require enhance cooperation and collective action among countries and the region.

‘Beer culture flourishing in Nepal’

Published On: December 14, 2019 11:07 AM NPT By: Sujita Pradhan

Raj Brewery Pvt Ltd, part of the Jawalakhel Group of Industries, is planning to launch Budweiser beer in Nepal. Udit Mediratta, marketing director of AB InBev South Asia, is coordinating with Jawalakhel Group of Industries to launch the popular international brand in Nepal.

Good relationship with customers is essential

Published On: December 8, 2019 09:56 AM NPT By: Sujita Pradhan

TATA Motors is one of the fastest growing car brands in Nepal. TATA Motors started commercial business in Nepal in 1982. Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd (STPL) is the sole distributor of TATA Motors in Nepal. Sujeeta Pradhan of Republica talked with Girish Wagh, the President of Commercial Vehicle Business Unit of TATA Motors Limited.

ILAM, Nov 25: Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam is one the biggest towns in the eastern hilly region. The municipality with 56,691 populations is also known as one of the best tourist destinations in the region. It boasts of thrilling locations like Antudanda, Kanyam, Pashupatinagar and Fikkal. Republica recently caught up with its mayor, Rana Bahadur Rai and discussed its march towards prosperity and development.

Hotels in Nepal are already of international standard

Published On: November 24, 2019 09:36 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

Working tirelessly with the notion of recognizing coworkers for their work, Upaul Majumdar, general manager at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, has been materializing his experience of over three decades for the betterment of the hospitality fraternity. He received three awards in 2019, for his exemplary work in the hospitality sector. Entitled with the Asia's Best General Manager (Hospitality) award in 2018, Majumdar believes it is not just about doing business but taking care of the people who work for the company. Republica's Muna Sunuwar caught up with Majumdar to talk about the status, human resource management and Soaltee's preparation for VNY 2020, among others.

TATA Motors is one of the fastest growing car brands in Nepal. TATA Motors started commercial business in Nepal from 1982. Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd (STPL) is the sole distributor of TATA Motors in Nepal. Sujeeta Pradhan of Republica talked with Sujan Roy, Head of Passenger Vehicle International Business at TATA Motors, on issues related to TATA's journey in Nepal.

Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is facing tough times these days.  While India’s claim on Nepal’s Kalapani area in its political map has triggered public outrage and pressure on the government to resolve the issue, the performance of the government has always been under question.  How is the ruling NCP and the government thinking about it? What will it do? Republica’s Subhash Ghimire and Mahabir Paudyal sat down with NCP General Secretary Bishnu Poudel to discuss various political and governance issues.

Interview: Diversifying financing is critical for Nepal

Published On: November 12, 2019 03:05 PM NPT By: Republica

Samantha Custer is the Director of Policy Analysis at Washington DC based research institute AidData, which produces analysis of development investments and results and experiences of decision-makers in low- and middle-income countries regarding the impact of external money. During her recent visit to Nepal, she shared her insights on foreign aid, aid effectiveness and changing patterns of foreign assistance with Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal and Kosh Raj Koirala.