The Indian ride-hailing company Ola has said it is looking at expanding into Nepal as part of its foray into Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Indian media reports said. India’s largest cab service is in 100 cities, and Nepal would be its first international venture. Meanwhile its rival Uber is investing $1 billion in India this year after opting out of China.
Chinese smartphone company Huawei has launched Huawei Y5 2017 in Nepal. The 8.5mm smartphone with 5-inch HD display is priced at Rs 15,400 and buyers get free selfie stick on every purchase.
Turkish Airlines is introducing ‘Business Class Companion Offer’ for passengers from Kathmandu transiting through Istanbul to destinations all over the world. The offer is valid for fares starting from Rs 141,876. The sale period starts from 15 September, with travel period valid until 30 September.
Reading with Qatar
Qatar Airways is distributing 10,000 books to children from low-income families in New York City under its summer reading program. The airline has also started its four times a week service to Skopje, Macedonia.