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 Sabin Jung Pande

ADB approves $100 million loan each to Nepal and Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank has approved a concessional loan to Nepal to nourish fiscal management and promote decentralisation in the country, and another loan to …

News the_farsight

What is the diplomatic standstill between India and Canada about?

The declaration of persona non grata to each other’s senior diplomats confirmed a sour diplomatic faceoff between Canada and India.

International Ashish Ghimire

Ignorance isn’t always bliss.

Don’t stay foolish.

Keep informed.

Read our critical analysis.

Upper Trishuli-1, one of the largest FDI projects, achieves 22% physical progress

With 70% of the project cost being debt financed by nine international banks and 30% from private investments through NWEDC, the project is expected to …

News the_farsight

TV show ‘Revolutionary Agriculture War’ seeks to change Nepal’s agriculture landscape

The new game reality show claims to offer a prominent stage for stakeholders in the agricultural sector.

News the_farsight

The limitations of GDP

GDP is limited to accumulation of material wealth and ignores the costs at which it is derived.

Blog the_farsight

Let's Talk Numbers

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



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

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

Updates on Nepal-China recent engagement

The Transit and Transport Agreement signed between Nepal and China in March 2016 secured a breakthrough as turmeric powder imported from Vietnam reached Nepal via …

News the_farsight

The hidden gems of Sudurpaschim

Except for people residing here, the region remains untouched, so far, unnoticed in every way.

Art & Culture Rebika Kunwar

Highlights from the new census: The shifts in Nepal’s agriculture landscape

The new agriculture census provides valuable insights into the evolving landscape of farming in the country, showing changes in many variables over the period of …

Economy the_farsight

Mugu district connects with the national grid

Humla remains the only district to connect with the national grid.

News the_farsight

Tourist arrival shows signs of recovery

The country is likely to cross one million visitors by 2023.

News Anjila Khadka

“Populist politics will further drive migration”

A conversation on different dimensions of Nepal’s political economy.

Podcast the_farsight

Air pollution shortens average life expectancy in Madhesh by six years: A study

Terai residents face the threat of six years of loss in their average life expectancy due to the extremely poor air quality while the residents …

News Dibyak Kapali

Diktel farmers get Kisan Credit Card

Farmers can buy necessary seeds, fertilisers, and agricultural tools using the card.

News the_farsight