With inequity and disparity growing manifolds, societies throughout the developing world are dealing with increased poverty, poor health services, poor education quality, homelessness and the fueling gap between the rich and the poor. The growing inequality has pushed a panic button for most countries, organisations
In the integrated world of today, it would be baseless to assume that the Western economies are the only drivers of financial markets. Asian markets have garnered importance not only for traders in Asia but also influences the global financial markets. With an ever-increasing population
[caption id="attachment_6444" align="alignright" width="900"] Aditya Sanghai, Director - Gorahi Cement[/caption]
Can you briefly tell me about yourself and your company?
I have been in this business for eight years. I did my secondary studies in India and higher studies in England. After that I moved back to
By Hemant Giri
The real estate sector of the country has seen a tumultuous ride in the past decade. A blistering innings, dispiriting low and prolonged stability, the sector has completed a cycle within a short span of time.
The sector which got its formal shape with
Even as I pen this piece the much delayed merger of the ruling left parties, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre), remains clouded in uncertainty. One can only hope that the merger would have become a reality by the time you get to read the article.
The 2015 Gorkha earthquake, which killed close to 10,000 people and damaged properties worth billions, had significantly hit the housing industry. It may not be an exaggeration to state that real estate properties, especially houses and apartments, stood among the worst hit sectors bringing a
By Dibesh Dangol
The importance of strong foundations cannot be overstated. Chiefly after the 2015 earthquake, the propensity of Nepalis has been towards solid foundation, quality materials and proper engineering. Currently, the majority of construction work is being done using the domestically produced cement. But how
Rajesh Kumar Agrawal is Director of the Siddhartha Group with a multi-dimensional portfolio of companies that operate in various businesses like cement, minerals, banking and finance, agro processing, real estate, export, import, hospitals and hotels. The annual turnover of the group is, reportedly, more than
Dr. Ratnakar Adhikari is currently the Executive Director of the Executive Secretariat for the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) at the World Trade Organisation, Switzerland, where he oversees the implementation of trade capacity building programmes spanning 47 least-developed countries (LDCs) and four recently graduated countries. He
Bishnu Bhai Shrestha is the President of the Federation of Contractors Associations of Nepal (FCAN). He was the Senior Vice-President prior to this. He took over chair of President after the tragic demise of its then President Sharad Kumar Gauchan. On May 25-26, FCAN will