Advertisements are necessary and they are fun to watch too. We all remember that one advertisement that we watched while growing up that stuck with us and kept replaying in our heads all the time. We feel advertisements today have lost that appeal because competition comes before creativity with most advertisers doing anything to glorify their products. We asked a few people around town which has been their least favorite advertisement in the recent times.

KATHMANDU, July 3: A total of 1,573 metric tons of fresh coffee cherries are produced annually in 32 districts where commercial coffee farming is done, according to the report of Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) released on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 29: According to the latest data of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), commercial banks have opened their branch offices in 631 local units so far, leaving 122 local units without their coverage.

DHADING, June 4: The adventure sport of canyoning has been launched at the Rani waterfall located at Thankre – 6 in southern Dhading from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Commercial banks are found to be struggling to meet the directed sector lending requirement set by the Nepal Rastrsa Bank (NRB).

POKHARA, May 10: The government's plan of taking commercial banks to all local units is unlikely to materialize in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 27: A dozen commercial banks earned net profit of more than a billion rupees over the third quarter of the current fiscal year.

JUMLA, April 21: Narayan Chaulagain, a local of Chandannath Municipality-4 in Jumla, has started commercial farming of turkey and laukat, an Australian bird. The two birds of foreign species are used for meat and eggs.

NAWALPARASI, April 4: The new beer has been launched in Nepali market. Raj Brewery Pvt. Ltd., the producer of Warsteiner Premium Beer, officially launched the beer in their ultra-modern factory in Hakui, Nawalparasi on Wednesday.

SYANGJA, March 30: Nepal Rastra Bank has publicized a directive, asking commercial banks to establish their branches in each local unit by mid-July.

Nepal is taking steps towards agricultural diversification and commercialization which has shown hopes for improvement of country’s economy, decreased unemployment and importation of agricultural products and increased women’s participation in contribution to national economy. But the commercialization has brought a serious threat along with it which is of major concern.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Officials at the Department of Archeology (DoA) have taken strong exception to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)'s nod to the illegal construction of a commercial complex inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square's protected monument zone and demanded apology from the UN agency. DoA officials said the construction violates the existing building bylaws.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The net profits of almost half of the commercial banks who have published their financial results have gone up in the first quarter of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18.

POKHARA, August 30: Despite spending about Rs 70 million on its new commercial building, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Pokhara has not been able to utilize it. The building has been lying fallow as CAAN has not been able to rent it out.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The net profit of 23 commercial banks has crossed the billion-mark in the last Fiscal Year 2016/17. Six commercial banks are the new members to the club of commercial banks with net profit of over Rs 1 billion.

DOTI, Aug 12: For the first time in the district, Small and Cottage Industry Development Committee had offered gemstone-processing skill development training in Dipayal last fiscal year. There was a vacancy for 100 people for the training that was given under the initiative of the Ministry of Industry. However, only 38 participated showed up for it.

KATHMANDU, July 5: As many as 27 commercial banks have become ready to open branches in at least 250 local units of the country where no commercial bank has so far opened any branch.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Chaudhary Group, the authorized distributor of LG brand for Nepal, has introduced LG commercial washing machine in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Unveiling the annual budget for the fiscal year 2017/18, Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said the government has set a goal of establishing a commercial bank in each of Rural Municipalities.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Buddha Air, the country’s leading private sector airline, has added a new aircraft to its fleet.

DHARAN, Dec 12: With an aim to promote adventure tourism, commercial paragliding service has started in Dharan. Budha Subba Paragliding Nepal Pvt Ltd kicked off the commercial paragliding service from Dharan-24, Ramete Danda on Monday.

KHOTANG, Oct 25: Persons living with physical disabilities at Diktel Municipality in eastern hilly district are proving themselves that they are no less capable than their normal counterparts.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: People from Tamang community lead commercial flower farming in the country as one in four commercial farmers come from this community, according to a survey.

Saifeena shoot for a commercial together!

September 17, 2016 12:22 pm

MUMBAI, Sept 17: Actor-producer Saif-Ali Khan while prepping for his upcoming movie ‘Chef’ doesn't miss an opportunity to spend time with his wife, actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, carrying their first baby, due in December this year.

SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Aug 31: The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War.

NEW DELHI, Aug 30: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in India for strategic and commercial talks being held against the backdrop of rising tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, long a flashpoint between India and rival Pakistan.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Nabil Bank Ltd has received 'Best Managed Commercial Bank Award 2016'.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Prime Commercial Bank Ltd (PCBL) has bagged the 'The Bizz 2016 Business Excellence Award' from World Confederation of Businesses (WORLDCOB).