An uncommon thread

In the 1990s, when the Nepali garment industry was at its peak, Hira Muktan established a factory catering to private labels in various European countries, exporting Nepal-made products to the international market.


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What’s considered a ‘woman’s weakness’ can work as her strength

In the last couple of years, Jhamsikhel in Lalitpur has become a hub for ethical fashion and Made-in-Nepal products. The area is popular among locals, expats and tourists alike for products that are not readily available elsewhere.

Jan 21 2019

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Walk and earn

With the New Year, resolutions are made every year to exercise more, stay healthy and walk and run more. But as with most resolutions, a few weeks into the new year, they tend to get forgotten. But if you could get paid for staying fit, would that encourage you to walk or run more?

Bibhu Luitel, Jan 14 2019

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“Locally-made products deserve more attention”

The role of social media in providing a platform for budding entrepreneurs can hardly be overstated. In the past couple of years, the use of social media to promote business, especially by aspiring youths looking to set out on their entrepreneurial world, has seen phenomenal growth.

Timothy Aryal, Jan 14 2019

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Working on emotions

A brilliant student since his school days, Sagar Satyal was very confident that he had it all figured out. But his educational achievements did not translate to professional success.

Rose Singh, Jan 07 2019

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In a competitive environment, you have to be on your toes

Rohit Tiwari has always been an entrepreneur. After completing his Bachelors from Nepal Engineering College in 2013, he joined the trading business and started supplying solar panels to customers via his company, Active Technology.


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It’s time for Nepal to adapt to organic farming

Following in the furrows of his father and grandfather, Japanese national Shinzo Tanabe, 47, has been working in organic farming for 24 years now.

Bibhu Luitel, Dec 31 2018

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Dilemma of a confused loser

When I heard the word ‘loser’ for the first time, I asked myself, “What is a loser?” and not “Who is a loser?” I often find myself debating between these two questions in my head.

Prajwal Pradhan, Dec 26 2018

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Weighed under flawed system

The school bag dropped on my knees. As I reached to pick it up, so did the little fellow who slammed his head on my foot. I got a peek of what the hurt looked like-a desperate try to look invincible. Young blood it was indeed.

Upama Pant, Dec 26 2018

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Nepal needs visionary entrepreneurs

Next Growth Conclave 2018, one of Nepal’s largest entrepreneurs conference took place in Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu on Saturday.

Dec 24 2018

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‘Set up new colleges based on Nepal’s human resource need’

The taste of Nepali students has changed with time. Against earlier trend where education stream received the highest preference of students, their attraction in recent years has shifted towards management. The boom in banking sector, that generated a large number of jobs, was the driving factor for the shift in students’ preference.

Binod Ghimire, Dec 20 2018

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Crafting an elevator pitch

Unlike yesteryear, students considering pursuing a Masters in Business Administration do not have to go around foreign universities, which are often expensive and at times inaccessible to many for varied reasons.

Dec 20 2018

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