9-15 February 2018 #896

Istanbul more frequent

Turkish Airlines will resume daily operations between Istanbul-Kathmandu by adding two more weekly flights from 24 September 2018, indicating a growth in passenger demand on this sector in the post-monsoon and holiday season.

Aged JW

Johnnie Walker introduced a new blended scotch whisky, Johnnie Walker Aged 18 Years that has hints of vanilla, almonds, orange peel and a wisp of subtle smoke. The whisky is said to be crafted from Scotland’s finest smooth and complex 18 year-old whiskies, each hand-selected by Master Blender Jim Beveridge.

Tabs and phones

Samsung has launched Galaxy Tab A 7.0 and Galaxy A8+ Smartphone in Kathmandu with price tags of Rs15,900 and Rs59,990. The A 7.0 has Kids Mode for educational content, and parental control to set usage time limits and restrict app access. The water and dust resistant A8+ allows users to get information without unlocking their phone and use Samsung’s VR Gear.

Stall no.D1

Aiming to create a foothold in Nepali market, Nippon Paint of India has participated in the 4th Nepal Buildcon International Expo 2018, holding on 9-11 February. It will display a range of hi-tech eco-friendly decorative paint products at Stall No.D1.

Painting schools

Berger Paints Nepal will be providing paint at discounted price to build or reconstruct approximately 3,000 schools in earthquake affected districts through Rotary District 3292’s Rotary Nepal Literacy Mission project.

CG combo

Chaudhary Group has unveiled new flagship Chinese smart phones Meizu PRO 7, M6 and M5s. Priced at Rs47,499, Rs18,199/19,499 and Rs18,799, the phones integrate top-notch hardware configurations with dual screens and dual cameras.