NEPALI BIKES: We may have yet to send a man to the moon, but by golly we've made our first motorbike! Cosmic Yingang Motorbikes, the first ever bike to be manufactured in Nepal, has been launched under the brand Cosmic Yingang Motorcycle Manufacturing Company (CYMMC). Manufactured at Bardaghat at Nawalparasi, the bikes come in two models, YG 100-12 and YG 125-11 and are priced at Rs 59,999 and Rs 74,999 respectively. The bikes come equipped with patented fuel saving device and have other special features like two-clutch system, disc brake, gear display, alloy wheels, a two year or 18,000km warranty. Actor Rajesh Hamal is the brand ambassador.
NEPALI NUTS: The amount we spend on imported snacks is definitely not peanuts, so it does seem logical to switch to a Nepali brand that offers great taste, good quality and money back to the country. Maruti Peanuts from the ATC group is available in honey, roasted and salted flavours. The manufacturers are confident their product will meet the exacting standards of snackers in the kingdom.
CHINESE FOOD: Everything about China & World Restaurant at Kamaladi is on a very big scale--a buffet capacity for 228 people, the lunch buffet has 40 items, dinners an extravagant 60, both priced at a reasonable Rs 280 and Rs 380 per person. Groups of more than five can avail of a 15 percent discount, and while the menu is predominantly Chinese, there is Indian and Nepali cuisine on offer too. And as a truly new freebie, newlyweds can score a free car to ferry them to and from their party.