Business Brief – July 22, 2014


Kaspersky 2015 in market
Sagar Infosys, authorised distributor of Kaspersky, has launched Kaspersky Antivirus and Internet Security 2015. The new antivirus comes with various added features like web cam protection, system watcher, WiFi security notification, internet data connection charge controller and anti blocker facility. The antivirus also features personal data security control, parental control and easy application environment among others. Speaking at the launch, Maxim Mitrokhin, director of operations at Kaspersky Lab,said Kaspersky Internet Security provides users with peace of mind when it comes to the security of personal information and online transactions, while the antivirus provides essential protection against modern cyber threats. (PR)

Shrestha wins Yeti Airlines contest
Yeti Airlines has named Bikash Shrestha from Kathmandu winner of its “Your Team Wins, You Win Too” Facebook contest. Shrestha won two return tickets to Bharatpur and a stay at Kasara Resort in Chitwan. The company said more than 100 contestants from across the country participated in the competition. “We like to connect to our flyers in every way we can and the World Cup was a perfect platform for us,” said Yeti Airlines Marketing Manager Roshan Regmi. (PR)

Suzuki announces scheme winners
VG Automobiles, authorised distributor of Suzuki motorcycles and scooters, has named winners of its “Ultimate Celebrations” offer. Yogendra Bahadur Shahi from Dhangadi, Krishna Manandhar from Banepa Indra Bahadur Dhakal from Dhapakhel won a 24-inch Panasonic LCD Television each, while Narendra Prasad Bhattarai from Damak won a Maruti Suzuki Alto car. The offer was introduced on the occasion of Dashain last year. (PR)

Rug Gear mobile phones hit market
Galaxy Technologies, authorised distributor of Rug Gear mobiles, has launched the RG 970 Apex Pro and RG 128 handsets. Both the phones are dust-resistant and drop- and water-proof. The RG 970 Apex Pro features a 1GHz Dual Core processor, dual SIM functionality, 8MP rear and 2MP front cameras, among others. It is priced at Rs 42,999. The RG 128 costs Rs 5,999. The company offers a one-year warranty on the phones and a six-month warranty on battery. (PR)

Century counter at Om Hospital
Century Bank has opened its first extension counter at Om Hospital and Research Center in Chabahil, Kathmandu. The bank also started its ATM service there. The bank has been providing banking services through its 31 branches, 23 ATM centers and nine branchless banking across the country. (PR)

Substation handed over to Hetauda Grid
The government on Friday handed over a 132KV substation to Hetauda Grid. The substation, equipped with Hypact Switchgear system, is claimed to be first of its type in the country. The substation constructed in Kamane, Hetauda, was recharged seven months ago. It is expected to supply electricity to production plant of Shivam Cement. The government, from Ministry of Industry’s support, constructed the substation under its plan to provide infrastructure facilities for industries. (PR)

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