KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Two youth entrepreneurs are producing paper from elephant dung for the first time in Sauraha, Chitwan. Keeping the proper elephant dung management and deforestation in case of producing paper in mind, they came up with the idea of producing paper out of elephant dung.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Tourism entrepreneurs and local representatives of the provincial government of Karnali have said that policy and infrastructural issues in the Dolpo region have been limiting the number of tourists in the region.

Entrepreneurs arrested in Kailali

July 3, 2019 16:30 pm

KAILALI, July 3: Police have arrested three officials of Attariya Chamber of Commerce and Industry including chamber president Ashok Devkota on Wednesday. Devkota and two others were arrested during a press meet held at the chamber’s auditorium.

Majority of the people traveling to Gulf countries are from remote mid western and far western region of Nepal.

Cottage industry expo from June 5

June 4, 2019 10:49 am

KATHMANDU, June 4: The Federation of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries (FNCSI) is organizing 30th Nepal Cottage and Small Industrial Expo from June 5.

NAWALPARASI, May 2: Domestic sugar product worth amounting to millions of rupees has been stocked for long in lack of market. Sugar mills in west Nawalparasi are struggling enough to clear their stock due to market competition, said entrepreneurs.

Farmers to entrepreneurs

May 2, 2019 01:00 am

Unless Nepali farmers become entrepreneurs, commercial agriculture will not be sustainable in Nepal

BHAIRAHAWA, April 16: Twenty-seven youth entrepreneurs have teamed up to establish a notebook factory at Parasahawa in Tilottama Municipality-17, Rupandehi, with an investment of Rs 150 million.

POKHARA, March 21: Dozens of tourists visit Sarangkot area every day. Many reach the tower for sightseeing. For this, they pay a certain amount to the government.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Paletee's Holiday, in association with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), has honored six women tourism entrepreneurs in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Organizing an event entitled 'The Tourism Entrepreneurs International Women Awards 2019: Voices and Visions', the company handed over the awards to three women entrepreneurs from Nepal and three from India involved in the tourism industry.

BANEPA, March 3: The government has restored business incubation program, after seven years of discontinuation, aimed at supporting young and prospective entrepreneurs in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Cumbersome tax filing process is one of the major hurdles for businesses and start-ups in the country, according to entrepreneurs participating in the "5th Young Entrepreneur Summit – Women 2019" held in Kathmandu on Friday.

MORANG, Feb 2:  Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav on Saturday urged the protesting entrepreneurs to shun the mindset of agitations for the sake of country's development and prosperity.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 27: Entrepreneurs in the eastern region of the country have announced protest programs against the concerned bodies for excessive interest rates.

BANKE, Dec 21: Women entrepreneurs have urged the government to build a supportive environment for the women to participate in entrepreneurship, on the occasion of 15th Annual Women Entrepreneurs General Assembly held in Nepalgunj on Friday.

Journey of female art entrepreneurs

December 10, 2018 12:15 pm

There is a very low participation of women in all kinds of businesses including arts. But there are some females who have proved their capacities in this field. Pinches Artcore and Studio Sarcastic are the living examples that women can lead art industry.

KOLKATA, Dec 10: Entrepreneurs from eastern Nepal who are in Kolkata of India to participate in the ongoing Himalayan Orange Tourism Fair 2018 are promoting tourist destinations of Province 1, besides promoting and selling Nepali oranges.

Trekking Trails on the rise

December 5, 2018 12:29 pm

POKHARA, Dec 5: Around 70 percent of tourists visiting Nepal travel through different trekking trails in the country. Nepal is one of the major destinations for trekking. During the favorable season trekking trails of the country are jam-packed. September to November is considered as the best season for trekking. In the past few years, domestic tourists have also started to trek and the numbers of trekkers are on the rise.

Fake Pashmina raises NPIA's eyebrows

November 17, 2018 02:25 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Nepal Pashmina Industries Association (NPIA) has requested all concerned entrepreneurs to not sell other products with fake pashmina and cashmere labels.

POKHARA, Nov 12: Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara are concerned with the inflow of more budget tourists who ‘haggle’ too much, together with shortening stay of tourists in the top tourist destination of the country in recent years. To their dismay, high-end tourists are visiting in less numbers these days.

KALIKOT, Nov 7: The people in the rural areas of Kalikot district have complained of weak security. While the urban areas enjoy stable peace and good security measures, the situation is not the same in the villages, according to the locals who shared their concerns at a police-citizen interaction held in the district headquarters Manma on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Surge in domestic tourist footfalls this year has come as good news for tourism industry of the country as it prepares to celebrate yearlong Visit Nepal Year (VNY) campaign in 2020.

KHOTANG, Oct 1: Even though the government has hiked transportation fare by 10 percent, transport entrepreneurs in Khotang have agreed not to hike the fare considering the commuters' woes during the festive season.

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.

POKHARA, July 3: Tourism entrepreneurs of Pokhara have urged Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) to increase budget for its Pokhara-based office for the next fiscal year so as to make its marketing and promotional activities effective.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Tourism entrepreneurs have provided Rs 815,230 in cash for the cause of Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation.

ILAM, May 29: The obstruction in export Nepali tea has continued at the border, leading to severe inconvenience to tea farmers and entrepreneurs. They are still unable to export their products from the eastern border at Panityanki, Jhapa forcing them to use alternative border points that incur more expenses.

KATHMANDU, May 24: MetLife Foundation has established partnership with Kiva, a global non-governmental organization, to support entrepreneurs across the globe through an employee engagement campaign.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Director General of the Department of Transport Management (DTM) Rupnarayan Bhattarai has been transferred to the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The signing of a five-point agreement between Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association (FNNTEA) has paved the way for entrepreneurs interested to operate public vehicles in specific routes to receive road permit with ease.

KATHMANDU, May 11: One aspect of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Nepal is religious. He started his third visit to Nepal as a prime minister by landing at Janakpur where he worshipped at the Janaki Temple before flying to Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Government and the agitating transport entrepreneurs have reached an agreement following the meeting between them on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Transport entrepreneurs have agreed on the government decision to scrap the syndicate on public transport.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Ram Bahadur Thapa, Ministry for Home Affairs has directed not to release the arrested transport entrepreneurs if they are not ready to sign on papers to scrapping syndicate.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The government continued its tough action against those imposing syndication in public transport on Saturday as well.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Transport entrepreneurs called off their protest after government hit back hard following yesterday's public transport shutdown. The transport entrepreneurs has released a press statement expressing willingness to resolve issues with the government through dialogue.

POKHARA, May 5: By arresting entrepreneurs promoting transport cartels and protesting against the government's decision to scrap transport syndicate in various parts of the country, the government on Friday took a bold move against those imposing the transport cartels.

PALPA, May 5: The District Police Office, Palpa has arrested two transport entrepreneurs on the charge of halting vehicular services on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Police have arrested as many as 14 transport enterpreneurs from Dharan and Itahari, Jhapa following Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa's direction to arrest the office bearers of the transport committees for disrupting vehicular movements.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has decided to freeze bank accounts of transport entrepreneurs after they halted operation of vehicles across the country today.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has started arresting transport entrepreneurs from various places in the country following the direction from the Ministry of Home Affairs.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Transport entrepreneurs have halted operation of vehicles across the country today apparently in a bid to press the government to bow down to their monopoly as a syndicate.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Transport entrepreneurs have said that they were not in favor of syndication persisting in almost all sectors including transport sector.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Tourism entrepreneurs have proposed branding the Juphal-Dolpo trail as the 'Ambassador Trail' and promoting virgin, mountainous Dolpo of the Karnali region as a new tourist destination.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs' Associations of Nepal (FWEAN), the apex body of women Entrepreneurs in Nepal, has organized a roundtable discussion on the need to increase entrepreneurship development fund loan for SMEs promoted by women.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Transport Entrepreneurs have accused the government of intending to damage their business.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have signed an agreement wherein IFC would be providing financial resources to provide financial access to 'Banking on Women Program'.

HBL, IFC to help women entrepreneurs

April 16, 2018 05:45 am

KATHMANDU, April 16: Himalayan Bank Limited (HBL) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have signed an agreement wherein IFC would be providing financial resources to provide financial access to 'Banking on Women Program'.

Transactions worth Rs 50 million  recorded in five-day expo

KATHMANDU, March 25: With the goal to connect young minds of Nepal and India, the Embassy of India in collaboration with Clock b Business Innovations organized an international entrepreneurship conclave, Connect-IN, in Kathmandu on Saturday. Over 300 youth entrepreneurs from Nepal and India attended the conclave.