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Nepal’s long row of impunity in corruption scandals

Rampant corruption is eating away Nepal from petty bribes without which public service delivery is difficult to access to big corruption scandals where top political …

Politics  the_farsight

How well is Nepal doing in financial inclusion?

Nepal has made notable strides in financial inclusion, although there is still room for further improvement, says the Nepal Financial Inclusion Report 2023, jointly produced …

Finance  the_farsight

In 2016, Nepal and India mutually decided to form an Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG). What was it about?

In 2016, Nepal and India decided to form an Eminent Person Group (EPG) a panel of notable individuals as representatives from the two nations mandated …

International  the_farsight

"For a balanced international relations, the house has to be in order first"

In this first episode of the FSipodcast with Gaurab Shumsher Thapa, an analyst/researcher in the field of international relations (IR), Gaurab shares some foundational understanding …

Podcast  the_farsight

Soaring gold prices. What’s causing it?

Its wedding season in Nepal when the families of the couples getting hitched usually invest heavily in gold ornaments but the yellow metal that has …

Economy  the_farsight

Triple helix model of innovation

Introduced in the 90s, the Triple Helix Model of Innovation captures the dynamic relationship and interplay between the government, industry (private sector), and academia (university). …

Economy  the_farsight

Economic indicators that we keep on hearing in the news. What do they say about the economy?

Over a week back, NRB released its monthly current macroeconomic and financial situation data, which provided a slight sigh of relief contrary to the notion …

Economy  the_farsight

WorldLink Communications gets $15.3 million investment from BII and DIF II for internet expansion

WorldLink Communications one of the leading private sector internet service providers in the country has secured a combined series B investment of $15.3 million from …

News  the_farsight

Nigalya Ponyo, Habre or Red Panda: The Himalayan forest's most underrated animal faces survival threat

Recognized for its biodiversity hotspot, and with 752 one-horned rhinos and 335 wild tigers, Nepal has established a global identity through wildlife conservation. But while …

Environment  the_farsight

Consumers expect inflation as high as 12%, says Inflation Expectation Survey

In the second quarterly Inflation Expectations Survey (IES) by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for the fiscal year 2022-23, respondents expected that price rise will …

News  the_farsight

Samsung all set to assemble LED TV sets in Nepal by March 2023

South Korean consumer electronics multinational giant Samsung will start assembling LED TV sets from March 2023 in a plant set up at Nawalparasi in collaboration …

News  the_farsight

Three Nepali scientists win international research awards

Two assistant professors at Tribhuvan University Dr. Subhangi Subedi and Dr. Supriya Sharma have been awarded the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing …

News  the_farsight