BEIJING, July 26: A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson.

LAHAN, July 23: A total of 1,011 cottage and small industries have been registered in Siraha district during the last fiscal year 2074/75 BS.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Small enterprises including beauty parlors and small-scale shirting and suiting shops will have to mandatorily register in Value Added Tax from Tuesday, the first day of the Fiscal Year 2018/19.  The provision endorsed in the budget has put these small enterprises under existential threat, according to Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI).

TIKAPUR, July 8: Locals and Tikapur and surrounding areas have welcomed the government's decision to upgrade Satti Small Customs Office along into a full-fledged customs office. On the call of Tikapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (TCCI), they celebrated the decision by lighting up their homes with a belief that the decision will open up new opportunities in the area.

Small bug, big lesson

July 7, 2018 04:12 am

Long period of stagnation has harmed RA’s image significantly. Regaining it will be slow and painful but it needs to reclaim its turf

TIKAPUR, June 23: Purandhar Dahal, a non-gazette first class officer, is currently the chief of Satti Small Customs Office in Kailali. Ananda Ghimire was the chief of the office until last month, while a new chief is joining next month.

Mexican fans were a bit excited Sunday when their national team beat defending champ Germany 1-0. How excited? So excited that apparently the whole country jumped at once, and seismic sensors in Mexico City detected a small earthquake.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Small farmers have expressed their disappointment toward the budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19.

Lawmakers lobbying hard for Constituency Development Fund

No dream is too big or too small

May 9, 2018 09:40 am

“Get addicted to talking big! Get addicted to thinking big! Get addicted to achieving the unthinkable!”  Don’t these orders sound familiar? The human mind has been trained from the very start to conform to such ideas.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Oli government has quietly given permission to Kathmandu-based Indian embassy to continue with its controversial Small Grants Projects across Nepal.

Small inventions big dreams

April 13, 2018 07:42 am

Quite recently two engineers from the start-up company S.S Technologies and Electronics made a drone at Waling Municipality in Syangja district in Western Nepal. This was their attempt to help the municipality develop as a modern and prosperous smart city.

Small steps for big leap

February 28, 2018 01:00 am

Nepal needs to decrease use of imported petroleum and dependence on biomass for residential needs for both are sources of greenhouse gases


January 18, 2018 10:12 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: It is said that great things come in small packages. And when you enter the little store of Little Things at Jhamsikhel, you will see how true the brand name stands. As the store is full of products that are small in size and have minimal designs but are capable of grabbing your utmost attention.

Small Japan in Nepal

December 26, 2017 08:58 am

KATHMANDU: Among many restaurants in Thamel, there lies a cozy eatery—Tokyo Izakaya—that serves you traditional Japanese dishes. Tokyo Izakaya also serves different Chinese, continental dishes and is planning to soon launch Korean cuisines. The interiors and playlists at Tokyo Izakaya have Japanese influence with a contemporary touch. Same goes for its seating arrangements; it has both usual table-chair combo and traditional Japanese style, where you can sit cross-legged or sit in seiza.


December 7, 2017 06:23 am

We turn to internet whenever we need information about names, location, phone numbers from pictures or videos as well as other minute details of a place, organization or a person. Search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo give us information on almost anything and everything we search. Search results are mostly correct in happening areas, but shops and small business in alleys as well as less celebrated places get neglected.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Contractors handling small road projects in several towns and rural areas are yet to receive payments for works completed in the last fiscal year. Some have not received payments for multi-year projects completed in the current fiscal year.

TIKAPUR, Nov 10: Tikapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (TCCI) has requested the officials of Khakraula Small Customs Office in Kailali to step up vigil on illegal import of goods from India.

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 13; South Korea said it detected an earthquake Friday near North Korea's main nuclear test site, the fourth since the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month. Some experts suggested the area is now too unstable to conduct more bomb tests.

Smuggling rife at Maheshpur small customs

September 23, 2017 09:40 am

BUTWAL, Sept 22: Smuggling is flourishing through Maheshpur border checkpoint of Nawalparasi district with Sources say police are also involved in smuggling.

Small spaces big dreams

September 8, 2017 09:47 am

Kathmandu is becoming denser by the minute. It seems buildings are being constructed in every possible space. Open space and land are rare which is why we often find ourselves setting up home in tiny apartments and semi-detached houses.

When both parents work taking care of small children after school hours are over often needs major reshuffling of schedules.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The Indian Embassy has provided grants for execution of small projects across the country worth Rs 10.85 billion in 14 years since the inception of Small Development Project (SDP) in 2003.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Department of Electricity Development (DoED) has scrapped over 150 survey licenses of hydropower projects having capacity of up to 1 megawatt (MW).

KATHMANDU, June 12: International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has said that it was investing US$ 7.3 million into Business Oxygen (BO2) -- a private equity fund.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Prime Minister-elect Sher Bahadur Deuba is preparing to take oath of office and secrecy Wednesday afternoon with a small-size cabinet.

Small steps

May 26, 2017 09:12 am

We all know what we should do to lose weight: Eat right and exercise. Knowing it is one thing but doing it is an entirely different ball game altogether. We all want to lose the jiggle but don’t want to blacklist our favorite eats, count every single calorie, or overdose on gym hours. I have been there. I was overweight but I lost more than 20 kilos. The good news, however, is that you can drop weight or maintain it without extreme dieting.

“Mummy, my friend has called me to visit Pashupatinath Temple”, I said. I was very eager to visit the temple as it was going to be probably the last visit before he left. I momentarily forgot that I was menstruating and for my mother visiting a temple during menstruation was like committing a crime.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Various groups and political parties on Monday organized demonstrations in the capital protesting against the impeachment motion registered against Chief Justice Sushila Karki.

Small & Smart

April 28, 2017 10:13 am

With small spaces comes the underlying assumption that you are willing to sacrifice on style and aesthetics but you can live large within the limitations of your floor plan. Even if small space living is your only option, you can make it luxurious. There are many nifty ideas that you can use to make your small space function at it’s best and, in this article, we are bringing you a few of those.

BAGLUNG, April 25: Major political parties are having hard time to select their candidates from the pool of the aspirant candidates for the upcoming local elections. The aspirant candidates are lobbying within their party’s rank and files to clinch the party’s ticket. On the other hand, however, small political parties are struggling to find influential candidates to represent them in the elections.

Not so small issues

April 21, 2017 01:35 am

Sometimes, health issues don’t have to be big or serious, even small nicks can be a source of major discomfort. Thus information and knowledge on handling these issues always comes in handy. The Week collected some common health concerns and consulted experts on the matter.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Various small parties have urged Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to withdraw the provision about a common election symbol for all the small parties during the local polls.

KATHMANDU, March 28: A three-day international seminar aims to share knowledge and experiences of South Asian countries on the sector of development and extension of small hydropower projects kicked off here on Tuesday.

No small concern

March 27, 2017 00:25 am

Some Chinese scholars openly claim that Nepal’s strategic location provides an advantage to China

Call to promote cottage, small industries

February 24, 2017 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the government must give due priority to cottage and small industries if it wants the sector to flourish further and help in country's development.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: In a bid to promote mass transportation in the Kathmandu Valley, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is preparing to remove small vehicles plying in the Valley from March-end.

Small investors and big problems

December 23, 2016 03:54 am

What was once the preserve of a niche section of society, professional investors, businessmen and the well to do has suddenly gone mainstream.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Lawmakers from big and fringe political parties have stood sharply divided over whether or not to include the threshold provision in the election-related laws.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: After losing hopes of survival, twenty-year-old Anika Tamang has started dreaming of recovering from blood cancer after receiving financial support from her well wishers.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: While Nepali Congress and some other small political parties are still undecided over whether or not to support the impeachment motion against CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki, the student and youth wings of the parties have been demanding that their mother parties support the motion without delay.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Three organizations have partnered to launch a program to enable 100 high potential women in the mid and far western Nepal to set up small businesses.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Lack of awareness of the law and the social stigma around human trafficking keep many victims in Nepal from approaching the courts, even as the number of such cases being prosecuted is slowly rising, a district court judge said.

The cult of small

July 23, 2016 00:25 am

When asked about the ‘key’ to Iceland team’s success, players attributed it to special bonding between them

SAO PAULO : Brazilian football legend Pele married for the third time at a small ceremony in Sao Paulo on Saturday evening.

Who better to sell your product or explain your service than your employees? Make sure all of your employees are well trained and are able to speak to anyone that walks through the door, calls or emails about the benefits your small business offers.