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Malaysia Airlines Satisfied With Business In Nepal
Malaysia Airlines has completed two years of direct flights to Nepal. The airline, which started three flights a week from September 1, 2012 to Nepal, has now added two more flights per week. The airline has also opened its new office in Kathmandu.

Azahar Hamid,
regional senior vice president for South Asia and Middle East of the Malaysia Airlines, came to Nepal to inaugurate the new office. Republica´s Susheel Bhattarai caught up with Hamid to talk about the airlines´ business in Nepal, growing competition and the airlines´ future plan, among others. Excerpts: 
Federalism Is Not A Magic Bullet. It Cannot Solve Everything
UCPN (Maoist) Vice-chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha has been an active participant in inter-party negotiations to resolve constitutional issues. But as of Wednesday, consensus efforts have failed and the all-powerful Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) is set to submit its report to CA, having once again failed to meet its extended deadline (which ended Tuesday) to forge consensus. What caused this fiasco? How will constitution making progress from here on? And what is Maoist road-map for consensus? Maoist Vice-Chair Shrestha shared his insights with Mahabir Paudyal and Ashok Dahal.
Ad Industry Recorded 10% Growth In Dashain
Dashain is when Nepali people are busy shopping and to attract customers most corporate houses and business organizations come up with various schemes and offers for consumers. The announcement of festive schemes and offers helps the advertisement industry make money.

talked to Raj Kumar Bhattarai, president of the Advertising Association of Nepal (AAN), to know how the industry did this Dashain. Excerpts:
Nepali Women Lack Skills To Convert Ideas Into Business Plans
Raveena Desraj Shrestha, chief business officer (CBO) of Mega Bank Ltd, recently received the ‘21st Century Golden Phoenix Award’ from Malaysia-based Asia Excellence Entrepreneur Federation. The foundation has been providing the award to outstanding women entrepreneurs or professionals in Asia after evaluating their work.

Sagar Ghimire
of Republica talked with Shrestha to know about the award, her responsibilities and the issues related to women entrepreneurs of the country. Excerpts:
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