Kathmandu’s decay: From glorious past to ominous future

From potential to become an exemplary megalopolis, imbibing knowledge from its past, to becoming a hideous and hazardous valley, here’s Kathmandu’s story. What was Kathmandu …

Environment Sabin Jung Pande

Kathmandu - A crumbling valley!

Kathmandu Valley has lost its fertile land to sprawls while hills and forests are felled without rethinking. The air has become toxic, rivers are polluted …

Environment the_farsight

Nepal’s economy post-pandemic-2022: A World Bank's assessment

Strong recovery in domestic demand meant the growth picked up quickly as the pandemic faded but it also fuelled imports, reports the World Bank

Economy the_farsight

Election Manifestos: No style, no substance, no basis

Have you ever read an election manifesto? Have you ever compared and contrasted and made an informed choice on their basis? Are the documents easily …

Politics Rima Sah

Ignorance isn’t always bliss.

Don’t stay foolish.

Keep informed.

Read our critical analysis.

A glance into the costs for conducting polls in Nepal

As general election closes in, we take a quick glance into costs of conducting polls in Nepal and election campaign finance:

Politics Shraddha Aryal

How 'Saarang' is curating stories hidden behind Nepal’s unique heritages

A travel tech startup brings to us folklores behind Nepal’s heritages while aspiring to make it big in the nascent travel tech industry through AI, …

Business Aakriti Maya Aryal & Pallavi Maheshwari

Nepal 2022 elections explained!

With conclusion of two elections this year already, we untangle the Nepal’s upcoming general elections 2022 and more

Politics the_farsight

The beginning of Nepal's tourism era

The first glimpses of an industry that is now central to the country’s economy

Economy Birat Anupam

Let's Talk Numbers

Nominal Wage in Nepal (2005-2020) (In NRs)

 

79.1%

Almost 4 out of 5 in Nepal's working population don’t have secondary education

Nepal Labor Force Survey - III (NLFS - III, 2018)

Cannabis in Nepal: In between legal lacuna

How the lack of a supportive legal framework for cannabis is impeding the potential bloom of an economically viable industry

Economy Pallavi Maheshwari

Our waste management problem is exactly what we think it is

Forgetting and striving to stay blameless is our characteristic disposition

Environment Anurag Upadhyaya

Demand for essential oils in the world is growing. Nepal can benefit from that.

Growing usage of essential oils in food and beverage, personal care and cosmetics products and medicines will drive its demand.

Economy Karan Poudel

Soaring inflation and a strong dollar are adding to Nepal’s economic woes

The surge in commodity prices and a strong dollar are painful for Nepal, as it is a net importer of essentials such as food and …

Economy Karan Poudel

The government plans to create a forex hedge fund, again. What does it even mean?

The idea dates back to a few years ago, mainly to attract foreign investors

Finance Karan Poudel

Despite being Nepal’s major export product, large cardamom hardly reaches world markets

Traders blame this on a flurry of inconveniences caused by both internal and external factors

Economy the_farsight

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