The show must go on

August 10, 2020 11:27 am

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered our perception about what is normal, and thus our 'needs' and 'wants' carry a new meaning.  As we wander amid an unprecedented crisis, many of us believe that it may perhaps change us as a species. Our priorities have changed, and so has our outlook towards life.  It has changed everything from the way we communicate to the overall functioning of each sector of the business environment.

Srijana Sutra, a new initiative to provide creative jobs to talented creative people in films, media and corporate sector, was launched amidst an interaction program entitled, "Exploring Creative Job Opportunities" held in Sarwanam Theatre, Kalikasthan, recently.

Oli’s missed opportunities

June 27, 2019 01:30 am

The two-thirds majority government formed after 20 long years of short-lived coalition culture was expected to focus on nation building. It is missing that opportunity every single day

Tap the opportunities

January 8, 2019 01:30 am

Low level of economic integration combined with untenable trade deficit is making Nepal vulnerable to external shocks

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal and France dwelt on the matters meant for enhancing bilateral interests and mutual benefits through exchange of employment opportunities.

Himalaya College of Engineering organized a workshop entitled ‘Employment in ICT: Opportunities and Challenges’ at the Hotel Yak and Yeti on Wednesday.

Crafting opportunities

June 8, 2018 09:30 am

The venture started in 1998 when Prajwol Shrestha took some handicrafts from Nepal to Hanover, Germany, and sold them online through eBay. The only motive behind selling those goods was to earn some extra bucks to afford a quality living in Germany as a student. However, after his graduation, things changed. The handicrafts were greatly appreciated and gradually the demand increased in the international market. Due to this, he decided to continue the same export-business on a larger scale and established a small, cottage enterprise, NepaCrafts. Today, the company is home to many marginalized local artisans and the creations are sold across the globe.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd Premier Golf Championship is the final tournament of Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2017-18 that carries the highest cash prize of Rs 1.2 million. The event slated for May 20 to 24 at the Gokarna Golf Club carries significant importance to the golf players in terms ranking and cash prize.

Missed opportunities

May 6, 2018 00:42 am

Two economically powerful countries are our permanent neighbors. They should be Nepal’s natural strategic partners for development.

POKHARA, April 15: Province 4 Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has said equal opportunities in education for all were the priority of the province government.

PARSA, April 5: Concerned authorities of Province 2 have called for tapping abundance opportunities in agriculture, industry and tourism for prosperity while stressing agriculture modernization, trade-friendly liberal policy and religious tourism.

KATHMANDU, March 23:  Improving roads and trails in mountainous regions of Nepal can improve food security and nutrition for remote rural communities, according to recent WFP research carried out in partnership with national and international experts.

KATHMANDU: Firebrand leader KP Sharma Oli is back at the helm of affairs in Singha Durbar, two years after he was first elected to the post of the Prime Minister of Nepal in October 2015.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The first edition of Cricket Carnival hosted by cricket department of Madan Bhandari Sports Academy concluded on Saturday in Tribhuvan University (TU) ground, Kirtipur.

Women grab opportunities in politics

January 4, 2018 09:27 am

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 4: Chameli Devi Das of Laxminiya Rural Municipality of Dhanusha district had entered politics after being involved in the Madhes movement. She is going to be elected as a member of the provincial assembly under the Proportional Representation (PR) system.

Women grab opportunities in politics

January 2, 2018 05:30 am

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 2: Chameli Devi Das of Laxminiya Rural Municipality of Dhanusha district had entered politics after being involved in the Madhes movement. She is going to be elected as a member of the provincial assembly under the Proportional Representation (PR) system.

Women grab opportunities in politics

January 1, 2018 04:24 am

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 1: Chameli Devi Das of Laxminiya Rural Municipality of Dhanusha district had entered politics after being involved in the Madhes movement. She is going to be elected as a member of the provincial assembly under the Proportional Representation (PR) system.

BUTWAL, Dec 15: Chinese businesspersons have shown interest to invest in Lumbini and surrounding areas by forming joint ventures with Nepali investors and businesspersons.

PALPA, Nov 26: Executive director for the Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self Employment Fund (YSESEF) Dr Bishnu Prasad Gautam has said employment opportunities would be created within next one year for 50,000 youths through the YSESEF itself.

The fervor of provincial and parliamentary election has grown intense after candidates filed their nomination on Thursday. The voters of Morang have suggested the candidates to keep everything aside and focus only on develop once they get to power.

NEW YORK, September 6: Now 37 and in the twilight of a sparkling career, the opportunities Venus Williams lives for are not supposed to come around as often as they once did.

Nepal, a small and beautiful country covers mere 0.03 percent of land in the world map. Though very small in proportion, it has boundless prospects.

A second edition of ‘Meet Investors @Breakfast’ is set to be organized on August 20 from 9 am to 12 pm. The event, last year, was successful in bringing startups, entrepreneurs and business enthusiast together and helped them either start or scale up their initiative. To participate in the event, business representatives would have to go through extensive selection process, which will be conducted on Maan Nam Multi-Cuisine Restaurant and Lounge Bar in Padma Marg, Bhatbhateni.

In search for opportunities

July 15, 2017 15:08 pm

Though 27- year-old Sumandas Banya has been married for less than two years, he can feel his responsibilities building. To him, life isn’t just about living. Sumandas says life has different stages -- as a gleeful child, as a carefree student, as an ignorant teenager, being married and then the struggling part, where one must work vigorously to sustain their family.

The rapid agricultural intensification, high input technology and use of high yielding hybrid varieties have increased the use of agro-chemicals.

KATHMANDU, March 29: After standing for almost an hour through traffic jams in a crowded public vehicle, two of the passengers rushed to the front row to grab a seat. They were just about to stretch their cramped muscles when somebody from the back pulled the sweater of one of them and said: ‘Excuse me, you are not allowed to sit here, these seats are reserved for women.

How do you search for jobs? Have social media and other online portals made it easier to access career opportunities in Nepal?

Anirudra Thapa is a professor at the Central Department of English, Tribhuvan University. He has been teaching for over 20 years. Prof. Thapa teaches a range of courses, including literary theory, courses in American, British, and post-colonial literatures, rhetoric and writing, and communications to MA and M. Phil. students.  He also supervises Ph.D. students. Dr. Thapa received his Ph.D. in American literature and culture in 2007 from Texas Christian University, US and also taught there as a senior lecturer between 2007 and 2009.   In conversation with Republica, he talks about his motivation to teach everyday and the importance of English studies and its contribution to society.

Anirudra Thapa is a professor at the Central Department of English, Tribhuvan University. He has been teaching for over 20 years. Prof. Thapa teaches a range of courses, including literary theory, courses in American, British, and post-colonial literatures, rhetoric and writing, and communications to MA and M. Phil. students.  He also supervises Ph.D. students. Dr. Thapa received his Ph.D. in American literature and culture in 2007 from Texas Christian University, US and also taught there as a senior lecturer between 2007 and 2009.   In conversation with Republica, he talks about his motivation to teach everyday and the importance of English studies and its contribution to society.

With all developing teams, there are areas which need improvement. There are always ways of improving and getting opportunity. There are quite good players in Nepal. They need to be identified, groomed and given opportunity. The game is played in the head.

OBOR opportunities

February 6, 2017 00:15 am

Nepal, which faces high trading costs due to its land-locked status, could immensely benefit from improved connectivity

Ravi Chawla, the managing director of Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd, was recently in Nepal, along with former Manchester United footballer Quinton Fortune, for brand promotion of Gulf lubricants in Nepal.

LONDON, Oct 26:  While the English League Cup lacks prestige, it still provides a platform in the early rounds for out-of-favor players or those lacking in confidence to make an impact. Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did just that on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 21: An international team of experts is hosting an interaction in Nepal to suggest the government on tapping the potentialities for economic development.