FNCCI calls for calm

KATHAMDNU: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has urged political parties and their frontal wings stay calm in the present volatile situation. An emergency meeting of FNCCI's executive committee on Monday urged political parties to protect the democracy established by the people's movement. The meeting also said the present unstable situation has hit industries hard. —THT Online

Furniture outlet

KATHMANDU: S B Furniture, Thailand, in association with S N Joshi and Sons Pvt Ltd has opened its first retail showroom in Kathmandu. The outlet is located in Lagankhel along the Patan Hospital Road. S B Furniture is a brand synonymous internationally with quality furniture and is one of the largest manufacturers of furniture in Thailand with over 40 years of experience in modern contemporary home furniture. "It is exporting to more than 30 countries worldwide," said company. S B Furniture markets its products worldwide under two brand names -- S B Furniture and Koncept. The showroom to house over 80 types of furniture will retail furniture of both brands. — THT Online

NDPA election

KATHMANDU: Nepal Dalmoth Producers' Association (NDPA) has elected a new seven-member executive committee under the leadership of Kapilmuni Sthapit. NDPA's fourth AGM on Saturday elected Pratush Acharya vice-president, Anil Agrawal secretary, Ramesh Gupta treasurer and Pawan Joshi, Umesh Malla and Surya Adhikari members. — THT Online