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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Foreign employment exodus continues

Official statistics show that 418,191 Nepalese peoplehad left the country for foreign employment by the first six-month of the current fiscal year. According to the …

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Macroeconomic indicator improves: Remittance inflow jumps; Import, export and trade deficit declines

Remittance inflow has jumped by 24.3% in Nepali currency and by 13.9% in US dollars, says the NRBs latest macroeconomic data. Remittance inflows reached Rs …

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Starvation in Muktikot Village — a remote Bajura village

In April 2022, a nutrition test covering 243 households in Muktikot, a remote village in Bajura of Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality showed that 61 children …

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Nepal’s hunger problem is still severe

Nepal ranked 81st out of 121 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2022 making substantial progress over the decades in reducing hunger problems. But …

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