Tiwari, Aryal at Himalmedia
Himalmedia announced Wednesday the appointment of Ashutosh Tiwari as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the publication house and Kundan Aryal as editor of Himal Khabarpatrika.
Aryal is a journalist of long-standing, and served as editor of the political weeklies Budhabar and Dristi and was also Secretary General of the human rights organisation Insec. He replaces Shiva Gaunle, who is leaving to be even more active at the Federation of Nepalese Journalists, where he is presently Vice-President of the Central Region chapter.
Tiwari, a Harvard graduate, set up and managed Business Service Aadhar for German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) in Kathmandu. For the last three years, he was in Dhaka at the World Bank\'s International Finance Corporation (IFC) where he advised companies in ready-made garments, agribusiness and light engineering sectors. For the past five years he has also been a contributor to the fortnightly Strictly Business column in this paper.
Nine for Nabil
Nine new Nabil Bank branches were inaugurated on 12 November. The branches are in Birtamod, Damak, Hetauda, Narayanghat, Baglung, Ghorahi, Tulsipur, Dhangadhi and Mahendranagar. The bank now has 28 points of representation spread across the country.
Dream Age Educational Consultancy has opened up at Bagbajar, next to Padma Kanya College. This educational consultancy aims to find new oppourtunities in foreign countries for students.
Deluxe: The newly launched Gladiator Deluxe comes with a 125cc engine, 5-speed gear, self-start and drum brakes. The Deluxe also boasts a mileage of 76km per litre and is available for Rs 127,900.