Page last updated at 2015-02-25 21:42:46 RSS
  INTERVIEW
Current Fiscal Year Will Be Better For Banks
REPUBLICA
Arun Kumar Ahluwalia is the CEO of Everest Bank Ltd since July 2013. Prior to EBL, he was working as Deputy General Manager at India-based Punjab National Bank. CEO Ahluwalia has three-decade long experience in the banking sector and has key expertise in credit and recovery. Punjab National Bank holds 20 percent stake in the EBL which has been serving its clients through 53 branches, 80 ATMs, 5 extension counters, 24 revenue collection counters in Nepal and a representative office in New Delhi. Sagar Ghimire of Republica recently talked with CEO Ahluwalia about the financial performance of the bank, its plan to raise capital, liquidity problems of the banking industry and role of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), among other issues. Excerpt:

How do you assess the bank´s performance in the last fiscal year 2013/14 as well as the first half of the current fiscal year?
Parties In Government Run Parallel Governments
REPUBLICA
Constituent Assembly member and CPN- UML youth leader Rabindra Adhikari has been active as a Chairperson of Parliamentary Development Committee. He is also a key member of cross-party dialogue team formed to break the constitutional deadlock. What in his view are our main development hurdles? And where is their effort at consensus constitution headed? Mahabir Paudyal and Thira L Bhusal caught up with him at Singha Durbar Monday afternoon.

To start with, will you update us on the progress of Development Committee?
Government Can Seize Money Without Legitimate Source
REPUBLICA
Parties Will Sit For Talks In The Next Few Days
REPUBLICA
Nepali Congress Co-General Secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka has been involved in intra-party negotiations on contentious constitutional issues and is a key member of Constituent Assembly’s Questionnaire Committee, which has submitted its report to the CA. But opposition demand for the committee’s dissolution as a condition for talks has raised question of its validity. What will happen now? How likely are opposition parties to come back to negotiating table? Mahabir Paudyal and Kosh Raj Koirala caught up with Khadka Tuesday afternoon at CA’s Secretariat premises at Singha Durbar.

Opposition has set dissolution of Questionnaire Committee as a condition for talks.
The Mandate Of Revolution Bigger Than Election Mandate: Bhattarai
REPUBLICA
Baburam Bhattarai has been at the heart of the peace and constitutional process since its starting days. Most recently, he has served as chairman of the Constituent Assembly’s all-important Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC). In an extensive interview with Biswas Baral and Ashok Dahal, the veteran Maoist leader shares his insights on constitution making, the planned protest programs of opposition alliance and the ideological divide between ‘old’ and ‘new’ forces in Nepali politics.
More Headlines:
  • 'Ultra low interest rates bane for banking industry'
    REPUBLICA
  • Majority of opposition leaders favor 'process'
    REPUBLICA
  • Only independent mediation will help resolve the crisis
    REPUBLICA
  • Draft constitution possible in a week
    REPUBLICA
  • "Under no condition will I be a ceremonial President": Prachanda
    REPUBLICA
  • Nepali cricket is where it is today because of players
    REPUBLICA
  • Federalism on ethnic basis is a reversal of republicanism
    REPUBLICA
  • Developing country status so much more than name tag
    REPUBLICA
  • All Maoists will be united in the future
    REPUBLICA
  • NPC may look like a powerful body but its hands are tied
    REPUBLICA
  • More Headlines»  
     
     

    RECOMMENDED


     

    Parties in government run parallel governments


     

    Delusion of governance


     

    Acid victim Sangita wants the attacker to go through same ordeal


     

    Living a life of second-class citizen


     

    Okharpauwa locals obstruct garbage dumping

    POPULAR

     

    Sagoon.com to reward $5 to users opening account

     

    List of 87th Academy Award winners

     

    Computer accessories at Re 1 to bag govt tender

     

    Acid attack in capital raises questions over safety of girls

     

    Acid victim Sangita wants the attacker to go through same ordeal

    Weather

    KATHMANDU
    Low 6oC
    High 21oC
    Sunrise 6:29 am
    Sunset 6:04 pm

    Archives

      Daily News
      Photo Gallery