Kathmandu’s decay: From glorious past to ominous future

Kathmandu: The legend and the legacy Legend about Kathmandus evolution holds that the valley was once a huge lake some thousands years ago. A visiting …

Environment  Sabin Jung Pande

Kathmandu - A crumbling valley!

Valleys and cities should be young, vibrant, inspiring and full of hopes with a system in place that works for all classes of people. What …

Environment  the_farsight

Social Security Fund Explained! - Part I

Imagine that around 83% of Nepalis dont have any old-age protection and cant afford increasing costs of health bills. When incidences of unemployment occur (remember …

Economy  Rima Sah

Why Nepal's exports to SASEC have stagnated over the years

India has always been the darling trade partner of Nepal. It exports overwhelmingly to India. Exclude India and Nepal's exports to other countries, especially SASEC …

Economy  the_farsight

Nepal's coffee economy

A morning brew. A way of life. A shot of kick. A social lubricant. Over $40 billion in global cross-border exports value, and growing. A …

Economy  the_farsight

Export or die

The covid-19 pandemic brought about many economic hardships. Nepal's economy was hammered so hard: in FY20 it shrank by 2.4% for the first time in …

Economy  the_farsight

An ode to the haat bazaar

A little ways past the central Bank Road and the Lumbini Eye Hospital and the Bhairahawa Cricket Stadium, lies Haat Bazaar Road named after the …

Photo Stories  Aakriti Maya Aryal

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

With the onset of the covid-19 pandemic followed by restrictions in movements and slumping tourist arrivals, Nepals economy shrunk by 2.4% in FY20 for the …

Economy  the_farsight

A glance into the costs for conducting polls in Nepal

As the general elections (Province + Federal)closes in, the_farsight takes a quick glance into the costs of conducting polls in Nepal in the past 15 …

Politics  Shraddha Aryal

The beginning of Nepal's tourism era

Nepal's sovereign timeframe surpasses all other countries in the region. But, when it comes to the commercial inception of tourism, the nation is just 67-years-old. …

Economy  Birat Anupam

Cannabis in Nepal: In between legal lacuna

Nepal was once a paradise for hippies, travellers and seekers from all corners of the world in the 60s and 70s, in part, due to …

Economy  Pallavi Maheshwari

The downsides of electric vehicles

Governments and companies around the globe have promoted electric vehicles to tackle climate change, because they are an alternative to fossil-fuel-run vehicles in a race …

Environment  Roshani Giri

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