Herbtea Tulsi in market

Kathmandu: Emi Herbal Industry Pvt Ltd has introduced a herbal tea in the market with the brand name ‘Herbtea’. The tea has ingredients of Krishna Tulasi, Dalchini, Sutho (dry ginger) and Shikakai and the 100 gm pack is available for Rs 85.

Emi Herbal is producing Herbtea with strict standards ranging from plantation to cultivation of Tulsi. Currently, it is producing 50 tonnes of Tulsi and using it different herbal medicines. Around 1,000 farmers are in the Emi Tulsi farming network.

Herbtea is good for all age groups to protect their health and increase stamina, it said.

The company is manufacturing soap, shampoo, toothpaste and medicines for diabetes patients and selling these throughout the country.

Samsung’s Corby Pro

Kathmandu: Samsung Corby Pro B5310, a hybrid slider message phone, is available now. The mobile is taken from the original Samsung Corby design concept and combined with the QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen.

The phone supports push email, SMS-chat and access to social networks like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace widgets in the TouchWiz sidebar. Samsung Corby Pro B5310 boasts of GPS, Wi-Fi, a decent 3.15 megapixel camera and has 150 MB of internal memory as well as a card slot expandable upto 16 GB. A 3.5 mm jack too finds its way in.

Technical specifications

• 3G/HSDPA 900/2100 MHz

• Quad Band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz


• 240 x 320 pixels, 2.8 inch QVGA Touch Screen Display

• 3.15 Megapixel camera with Video Recording

• 150 MB internal memory

• Micro SD card slot (up to 16GB)

• Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g


• Stereo FM Radio

• Bluetooth v2.1

• Changeable battery covers

First inland


Kathmandu: F1Soft International Private Limited launched eSewa, the first inland e-shopping and payment service, here today.

The service — — will provide easy access to Nepalis for paying utilities’ bills, shopping for mobile recharge cards and household items.

The eSewa service is free for users and payment can be made from bank accounts through eSewa recharge cards. Laxmi Bank Ltd is working as sole banker for the service, but F1Soft is planning to bring other banks too in the network. “At least one more bank will enter the network in a week,” said Biswas Dhakal, chief executive officer.

F1Soft International, established in 2003, is the company which launched internet banking in Nepal. eSewa has performed well in the past.

In the test period of the last two months, around 1,200 people used the service and 60,000 transactions worth Rs 5.5 million took place.