SML ISUZU India appointed Goldfish International Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Laxmi Group, as its authorized distributor for Nepal. The two companies signed an agreement to this effect in Kathmandu last week. Yugo Hashimoto, managing director and CEO of SML ISUZU India, was in Kathmandu to sign the agreement. Arpana Ale Magar of Republica talked to Hashimoto to know more about SML ISUZU and its plans for Nepal. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Sugar mills have started releasing pending payments to sugarcane farmers after the Department of Industry (DoI) stopped providing government services like issuing letter of recommendations to the mills.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Air passengers travelling to Lukla and Dang, now can fly with scheduled flights of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). In the face of tourist season as well as the upcoming festival (Dashain, Tihar and Chhat Parva), NAC has announced to start the scheduled flights to Lukla and Dang before Dashain.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: On the call of District Administration Office (DAO) Kathmandu to submit their compulsory liability details, six transport committees have claimed expenses worth around Rs 66 million.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The number of Chinese tourists visiting Nepal in August increased by a massive 63.9 percent year-on-year to 12,048. Officials of Nepal Tourism Board have attributed this rise in tourists arrivals from the northern neighbor to Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli's China visit in mid-June.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The government has appointed Madan Kharel as the executive chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). Kharel, a former managing director of the NAC, returns to the helm of the national flag carrier after a gap of three years. He was inducted to the board of directors of the NAC two days back only.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board has scrapped license of six traders who were found leasing out stalls allotted to them to other parties. The meeting of the board held on Tuesday decided to scrap licenses of traders classified into a red category.
KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Qatar Airways has added a daily flight in the Kathmandu -- Doha sector, following extension of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)'s operation of its international terminal to 21 hours. Currently, the airline company has been operating five flights daily in the sector.
Upaul Majumdar is the general manager of Soaltee Crowne Plaza since 2015. Having more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, he won the title of best General Manager of Asia on July 31 under CMO Asia Awards 2018. Republica’s Arpana Ale Magar talked with him on various issues including leadership in the hospitality sector, and tourism development. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Kalimati vegetable market remained only partially open on Tuesday, after a monitoring team arrested Bharat Prashad Khatiwada, general secretary of the Federation of Fruit & Vegetable Entrepreneurs Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The government has barred chopper operator Manang Air from operating rescue flights in Gorkha, while Vayodha Hospital has been ordered to dismantle helipad at its premises that it had been using to fly tourists in need of medical treatment from different parts of the country.
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Tourist arrivals in 2018 has continued to break the old records of the country. Recording a remarkable growth of 18 percent in the first seven month of 2018, tourist arrival reached 593,299, according to a report compiled by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB). The number was 502,544 in the corresponding period of 2017.
KATHMANDU, July 29: The Ministry of Agriculture Development has said that to achieve the target of doubling agricultural produce in five years, which the government has stated in its annual budget for the Fiscal Year 2018/19, a growth rate of 15 percent has to be achieved on every agricultural product.