TikTok has been the focus of U.S. national-security concerns because of its Chinese ownership. A U.S. national-security agency is reviewing ByteDance’s purchase of TikTok’s precursor, Musical.ly, while the U.S. military branches have banned the app from government-issued phones

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Dhananjay Regmi has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

Former Grammys CEO Neil Portnow said Wednesday that a rape allegation against him aired by his successor in a complaint against the Recording Academy is “false and outrageous.”

The ousted Grammys CEO fired back at the Recording Academy on Tuesday, alleging that she was removed after complaining about sexual harassment and pay disparities and for calling out conflicts of interest in the nomination process for music’s most prestigious awards.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The process of selecting the new chief executive officer (CEO) for Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has lingered over trivial issues.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: The government has begun a process to appoint a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Nepal Forest Corporation Limited constituted by merging The Timber Corporation of Nepal and Forest Products Development Board.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The Supreme Court has stayed a new rule issued by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) on setting the age bar for the chief executive officer (CEOs) of bank and financial institutions (BFIs).

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Supreme Court has stayed Nepal Rastra Bank’s recent decision to set an age bar for chief executive officers (CEOs) and board directors of the bank and financial institutions (BFIs).

Domino’s Pizza announced the retirement of Chief Executive Officer David Wild on Tuesday and said it was in talks with its franchisees to resolve a row over profit sharing, sending its shares up as much as 8.6%.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has set age bar for chief executive officers (CEOs) and board directors of bank and financial institutions (BFIs).

KATHMANDU, March 25: Citizens Bank International Ltd has appointed Ganesh Raj Pokharel as its chief executive officer (CEO). The 295th meeting of the board of directors of the commercial bank held on Monday decided to appoint Pokharel to the post for four years with effect from April 1, according to a statement issued on Monday.

March 9: At first glance, Mark Zuckerberg’s new ”privacy-focused vision ” for Facebook looks like a transformative mission statement from a CEO under pressure to reverse years of battering over its surveillance practices and privacy failures.

HBO’s chief executive said he is exiting the cable channel, a decision that comes less than a year after AT&T acquired HBO’s parent company. “Hard as it is to think about leaving the company I love, and the people I love in it, it is the right time for me to do so,” Plepler said in a memo Thursday to HBO staffers that was obtained by The Associated Press.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he was the target of “extortion and blackmail” by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he said threatened to publish revealing personal photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the tabloid obtained his private exchanges with his mistress.

Laxmi Prasad Das new LIC Nepal CEO

January 30, 2019 10:37 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Life Insurance Corporation (Nepal) Ltd has appointed Laxmi Prasad Das as its new CEO. "Before this, he has been fulfilling the responsibility of deputy managing director as well as the acting CEO," the life insurer said issuing a statement on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL).

Jan 10: Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, and his wife MacKenzie Bezos are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said on Twitter on Wednesday.

TAAN appoints new CEO

December 8, 2018 09:58 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) appointed Bikram Thapa Magar as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), on Thursday.

LALITPUR, Oct 8: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Sushil Gyawali, has said that the authority has brought programs focusing on the traditional reconstruction of heritages such as the Bugmati settlement.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Kamal Gyanwali, CEO of the then KIST Bank has been arrested from Mahendranagar on Friday morning.  According to Dhiraj Singh, SSP, Metropolitan Crime Division, Gyanwali was arrested on Friday morning and he will be presented to the court at 10:00 am.

Oct 2: Facebook has named Adam Mosseri, a 10-year veteran at the company and a member of Mark Zuckerberg's 'inner circle', as the CEO of Instagram.

MILAN, Sept 18: Ivan Gazidis will step down as chief executive of English football club Arsenal to move to Italy’s AC Milan after almost a decade at the club, Arsenal Holdings Plc said on Monday.

Sushil Gyewali back at NRA

August 15, 2018 19:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The government has appointed former chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali as the new NRA chief.

Govt still undecided on new NRA CEO

August 6, 2018 07:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: A month has passed since the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has remained vacant but the government has continued dilly-dallying over the appointment of a new CEO of the body responsible for post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation work.

NEW YORK, July 29: CBS said Friday it is investigating personal misconduct claims after the company’s chief executive, Les Moonves, was the subject of a New Yorker story detailing sexual misconduct allegations.

NRA almost defunct without CEO

July 14, 2018 03:20 am

KATHMANDU, July 14: As the post of Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) remains vacant since last week, the fate of some of the important administrative works needed to be carried out immediately to expedite post-earthquake reconstruction has become uncertain.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The government's decision to terminate all the appointments made last year by the then Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government after the election code of conduct came into effect has also led to the removal of the chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yuba Raj Bhusal among around 300 other political appointees.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Nearly 300 government staffers appointed to various sectors by the then Deuba-led government have lost their jobs.

Anil Shah appointed Nabil Bank CEO

June 22, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 22: Nabil Bank Ltd has appointed Anil Keshary Shah as the chief executive officer of the bank. Issuing a statement, the commercial bank said the 488th meeting of the board of the directors (BoD) held on Thursday decided to elevate Shah to the post of CEO.

KATHMANDU, May 27: With the unification of the two ruling parties, two members of the executive committee of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), who were appointed under the then CPN-UML and CPN Maoist (Center) quotas, have intensified their lobbying with party top guns to become chief of the post-earthquake reconstruction body.

NTB CEO named head of PATA panel

May 23, 2018 10:14 am

KATHMANDU, May 23: Deepak Raj Joshi, CEO of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), has been unanimously named as the president of Government Destination Board of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

KATHMANDU, April 19: Anupa Khunjeli has been appointed as the CEO of Mega Bank Limited.

KATHMANDU, April 14: A board of directors' meeting of Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd held on Wednesday has appointed Suman Sharma as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the bank.

KATHMANDU (REPU-BLICA): The resignation submitted by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NIC Asia Bank, Laxman Rijal, has been accepted by the bank's board. Deputy CEO of the bank, Roshan Kumar Neupane, has been appointed as its acting CEO.

Feb 27: DJ Koh, the CEO of Samsung’s mobile division, has revealed that the Galaxy Note 9 features will include Bixby 2.0. Samsung first talked about Bixby 2.0 four months ago at its Developer Conference in San Francisco. The company said at that time that Bixby 2.0 is going to be a “bold reinvention” of the Bixby platform. It’s going to transform basic digital assistants into an intelligence tool.

‘CEO Unplugged 2018’ concludes

February 27, 2018 07:32 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: CEO Unplugged 2018, which was organized by Glocal Pvt Ltd in collaboration with King's College, concluded on Saturday. With the main theme of 'Today Meets Tomorrow', 15 entrepreneurs of the country participated in the event, according to a statement issued by the college.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Nabil Bank Ltd has revoked its decision to appoint Anil Keshary Shah as its chief executive officer (CEO) after Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) introduced a new rule on cooling off period for chief executives of bank and financial institutions (BFIs).

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Mega Bank Nepal Ltd has appointed Anupama Khunjeli as the acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the bank, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yubaraj Bhusal has directed the newly-appointed engineers and sub-engineers to be debuted shortly in the quake-affected districts to work in impartial manner.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Over half a dozen commercial banks are now led by chief executive officers who have been promoted from within their respective institutions.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The newly-appointed chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Yubaraj Bhusal has announced his plan to take at least 60 percent of the earthquake-hit families to new houses before next monsoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Newly elected Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Yubaraj Bhusal has vowed to shift quake victims to new their new houses by June 14, 2018.

Yubaraj Bhusal appointed NRA CEO

October 23, 2017 14:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 23:  The government has appointed Yubaraj Bhusal as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). Bhusal is the former secretary of the government of Nepal.

Unilever CEO Paul Polman in Nepal

September 5, 2017 03:45 am

KATHMANDU, September 5: Unilever CEO Paul Polman arrived in Nepal on Monday to participate in 25th-anniversary celebration of Unilever Nepal Limited (UNL).

Sana Kisan Bikas Bank gets new CEO

September 1, 2017 02:18 am

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Sana Kisan Bikas Bank Ltd (SKBBL) has appointed Shivram Prasad Koirala as its new CEO. Issuing a statement, the 'D' class microfinance development bank said that the meeting of the board of directors (BoD) held on Wednesday took the decision. Koirala was earlier working as the deputy CEO of the microfinance bank

Siddhartha Bank Ltd gets new CEO

August 11, 2017 02:01 am

KATHMANDU, August 11: Siddhartha Bank Limited (SBL) has appointed Shambhu Nath Gautam as its new CEO. Issuing a statement, the commercial bank said that Gautam assumed new from Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority, Govind Raj Pokharel, made a keynote speech on 'Early lessons from post-earthquake recovery in Nepal' at the third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3) taking place in Brussels from June 6 to 8.

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian ‘1984’ future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream.

DOLAKHA, April 27: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Chief Executive Officer Govind Raj Pokharel visited Dolakha Monday to inspect some earthquake reconstruction work. CEO Pokharel chose Dolakha because this was where the first tranche of reconstruction grants was distributed. The big earthquake two years ago destroyed hundreds of homes here, and Pokharel inspected a few houses under construction in Charikot and in Lapilang VDC Wards 6 and 7.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Govinda Raj Pokharel on Wednesday expressed his dissatisfaction over the NRA Act and blamed the act for the slow pace of post-quake reconstruction work.