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.
BEIJING, Aug 23: China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening global economy into recession.
The Made in Nepal movement has spurred an interest in Nepal made goods. A majority of people no longer subscribes to the belief that anything home produced is of inferior quality and functionality as compared to imported goods.
A global shift of consciousness regarding the environment, lifestyle choices, sustainable living has helped spike the market for organic products and brands. In Nepal, the use of organic products, natural oils, and handmade soaps goes way back since it’s a country rich in various herbs with medicinal properties.
Two brothers, Robin Sharma and Anup Sharma had nine years of experience in running the ‘Guitar Shop’ under their belt when they founded the ‘Mantra Guitar’ in 2017. After studying MBA in Media and Entertainment, in Mumbai, Robin and Anup began this journey with products that will help to change, connect and build art with music. From that point, they intended to produce affordable guitars that will change the people’s view towards the musical instruments.
KATHMANDU, Aug1: At a time when there is criticism from various quarters over the increasing burden of tax on ordinary people, Ilam Municipality in eastern part of the country has decided to impose 50 paisa per liter tax on petroleum products in the name of controlling pollution.
KATHMANDU, July 8: It has been three years since the transit point for trade with Tibet shifted to Rasuwagadhi from Tatopani following the big earthquake. But the food quarantine post still remains at Tatopani.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Reliance Life Insurance has come up with a new product, Reliance Term Plan, for individuals aged 16 years and above. The plan aims to provide financial stability and protection to family members of the policy holder at a nominal affordable premium, according to a statement issued by the company.
India will suspend trade concessions and raise import duties on 30 products from the United States by up to 50 percent, in a mirror response to Washington’s impetuous move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: The district authorities found reluctant to control the extraction of river products from Indrawati River. Rampant extraction of sands, pebbles, and stones has diverted the water flow in the river.
KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Panchakanya Group recently held a discussion about its products with representatives of different government offices. According to a statement issued by the group, it made a presentation about its products as well as unveiled its future plans.
KATHMANDU, Jan14: Female entrepreneurs of the Kathmandu Valley on Saturday got a unique opportunity to showcase their products at the SheEO Maker's Market organized by Cake 9 and #MakerKT at Yala Maya Kendra, Patan.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Market inspection and quality test conducted in the first four months of Fiscal Year 2017/18 has found that 17 percent of food and beverages available in the market are unfit for consumption.
For entrepreneurs, it’s all about the thrill of creating a product that is revolutionary and doesn’t exist in the market. They want make an offering that people are not accustomed to, yet it is necessary for the product to exist to make lives simpler for many. While these startups start from scratch and mark themselves on the path of innovation, they also have another hurdle on their journey – educating the audience regarding the use of such a product.
During the cold winter season, there are various skin problems which emerge like dry cracked lips and skin. Besides drinking water it is important to use coconut and argan oil based products like lip balms, scrubs, lipsticks with the natural oils as its base to save your lips from chapping, suggest experts.Here is a list for things to do to save your lips:
KATHMANDU, Nov 2 : The Nepal Oil Corporation has today withdrawn its decision of increasing the price of petroleum products, which was enforced from Wednesday mid-night, on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's direction.
The NOC Board of Directors took the decision in this regard after Prime Minister Deuba directed the NOC management not to increase the price of petroleum products in the run-up to the elections.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) on Wednesday citing rise of price of the crude oil in the international market.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: It is not necessary that there is a back story behind every business. The Local Project started as a start-up for other start-ups in April 29, 2017, and is now giving a platform to new and unique local Nepali products. The Local Project opened as a part of Evoke Café and Bistro Community in Jhamsikhel and has received much recognition ever since.
KATHMANDU, August 6: The Agriculture and Water Resources Committee (AWRC) under the Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to measure quality of milk and dairy products being produced and distributed across the country including Kathmandu valley at the earliest and take action against those found producing or distributing substandard dairy products.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Wise choice and use of household electrical devices is crucial for energy saving, Managing Director of CG Corp Global Nirvana Chaudhary has said. Highlighting the long-term benefits of using energy-efficient items, he said energy saving movement can start from home.
She is talented and passionate. She dreams of making a difference by enabling the artisans of Nepal to unleash their true potential. Eta Shrestha is an entrepreneur who established her own brand, Tissah, to create quality products in Nepal. From handbags to jewelries, she makes products that are inspired by the Nepali culture and each product has its own unique story to tell. Swasti Gautam spoke to Shrestha to know Tissah’s story beyond its attractive showroom at Lazimpat, Kathmandu.