HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Standard Chartered Bank Nepal has won the prestigious ‘Bank of the Year’ award at The Banker Awards. The award was handed over to chief executive of the bank Joseph Silvanus at a grand gala dinner programme held at The Intercontinental Park Lane Hotel, London. This is the third time Standard Chartered Bank Nepal has won ‘Bank of the Year’ award. It had earlier won this award in 2002 and 2009.
Ford’s midnight sale
KATHMANDU: Go Ford — the sole authorised distributor of Ford four-wheelers in the country — for the third time is launching its hugely popular ‘The Big Deal - Midnight Sale’ on Wednesday with exciting offers. Ford dealerships across the country will remain open from 8 am to midnight to promote sale of the four-wheelers. The company, besides cash discounts, will also give away assured gifts on Ford cars purchased on the day, it said. Customers will also be entitle to get special interest rates and LED TV and other exciting home appliances of Samsung.
Labour tussle surface
KATHMANDU: Hello Nepal staff said that they are protesting against management’s monopoly. “The management has forcefully sacked staff,” said the trade union issuing a press note. The union that is claimed to be near to Bhaidya faction of Maoist has claimed that management must reinstate sacked around three dozen staff. “We are issuing ultimatum to the management to reinstate our friends,” they said, adding that they will be forced to start protest, if their friends are not reinstated.
Sumeru’s health camp
KATHMANDU: Sumeru Hospital organised a free health camp in Mangalbazaar, Lalitpur on the auspicious occasion of 97th birthday of late NC leader Ganesh Man Singh under its corporate social responsibility. The health camp was inaugurated by late Singh’s son NC leader Prakash Man Singh on Monday.