Chit chats gone too long

January 25, 2019 10:17 am

When I walk to the nearest grocery store to buy just the one lemon that was lacking for my mother’s pickle dish I’d rather just make the two-minute journey uninterrupted. All I’m hoping for is to walk a few steps, speak a few sentences to the shopkeeper lady asking for the lemon, pay her the only crisp 10 rupee note I brought (and thus emptying my pocket) and make the return trip, retracing my own steps with the lemon. A few minutes devoted to being a good daughter. Everyone’s jolly and happy.

Grocery shopping made easy

July 6, 2018 08:07 am

Internet has made buying and selling things more convenient than ever before. While customers don’t have to go through the hassle of going to a store, waiting in line at checkout and then carrying their purchases back home, it has provided abundant opportunities for economical gain for the sellers as well. There are a bunch of companies and individuals who are selling everything from clothes and accessories to electronics and stationery products over the internet. But the one area that is not really covered is groceries. This is why Kalyan Adhikari, Adarsha Raj Pandey, and Sagar Dev Bhatta launched Kirana, an online and on-call grocery service – the first of its kind in Nepal.


October 19, 2017 08:24 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Though online shopping of groceries is a comparatively new concept in our country, the best part about the facility is that the items get delivered at your doorstep, so you don’t have to worry about the traffic and the burden of your grocery bags.

Grocery shopping on Facebook

January 19, 2017 23:46 pm

Grocery shopping, in the capital, seems to be slowly becoming a cyber affair. More and more vendors, suppliers as well as producers can be seen capitalizing on social media to carry out their businesses. In fact, the positive response has also encouraged them to provide complementary services such a free home deliveries. We could even call it an emerging trend.

PHALEBASH (Parbat), Oct 23: A fire which broke out at Khurkot of Kushma Municipality – 5 on Saturday evening has caused damages estimated at Rs 500,000.

Grocery shop catches fire

September 26, 2016 13:10 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 26: A midnight blaze at a grocery shop in Bodebarsayan VDC – 7 of Saptari has inflicted a loss of materials worth a million rupees.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: A team from the Department of Supply Management and Consumer Protection Monday sealed two pathology labs while issuing warnings to some medical shops.