18-24 November 2016 #833

Power packed

Micromax has launched its new phone, the Q397 in the Nepali market. The phone runs on Android 6.0 marshmallow and is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. It comes with 8MP primary camera and 2 MP front-facing camera. Q397 is priced at Rs 10,560.

Telecom of the year

Ncell has received the Telecom Company of the Year award at the 2016 Nepal Best Practices Awards. International growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan conferred the award.

Laxmi expands

Laxmi Bank recently added two new branches at Rampur, Palpa and Kaushaltar, Bhaktapur with the aim of providing complete banking solutions to individuals, small and medium sized business and microfinances. With this, the bank now operates in 36 districts across Nepal with a network of 59 branches, two extension counters and 79 ATMs.


Electronics manufacturer OPPO held a prize distribution ceremony for the winners of it ‘Oppo Bingo Offer’ scheme. The event was held at Tamrakar complex, Kathmandu.

Mutual cooperation

Global IME Bank recently held a meeting with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to discuss mutual cooperation between the two.