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 TFS

Kathmandu’s decay: what it could have become, what it turned into!

What Kathmandu was? What has come to become of it? Why everybody wants a piece of it? Why its obsolete and uninspiring model is still …

Environment TFS

Dissecting fuel price and why Nepal should disrupt its fuel dependency?

What drives fuel price in Nepal, and why Nepal should disrupt its reliance on fossil fuels and expedite its alternative energy ambition?

Economy TFS

Bicycle, Bicycle!

In this album, the photographer reminisce his childhood memories through a series of photographs capturing human relations with bicycle, clicked relentlessly in different parts of …

Photo Stories Manish Misra

Ignorance isn’t always bliss.

Don’t stay foolish.

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Read our critical analysis.

We are practicing bad, ill-informed and sub-optimal macroeconomics

In this detailed interview with The FarSight, Dr Surya Raj Acharya, Nepal's prominent infrastructure expert, presents historic insight and interesting examples, unravels the wrong path …

Interview TFS

Nepal’s high inflation, high borrowing cost and pay gap trap

Nepal’s economy has long functioned under a high-cost environment (high inflation and high interest rate) despite being fairly manageable and at pay levels that are …

Economy Sabin Jung Pande

Is taxing private electric vehicles really regressive?

Critics are arguing that taxing private EVs is a regressive step. But what is more regressive - lacking a proper public transport system that works …

Economy Sabin Jung Pande

‘GDP' & 'Development’ Lessons for Nepal

GDP rhetoric forever and obsession with mega development or sustainability rooted in Nepal's core strength?

Economy TFS

Let's Talk Numbers

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

 

80%

4 out of 5 in Nepal's workforce don’t have secondary education

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

The failures of GDP

In the history of measurement of economic development, nothing beats GDP's supremacy. The obsession is now leading the world into mayhem while the time is …

Economy Sabin Jung Pande

How Kathmandu’s lethal pollution is its worst economic adversary?

The past lock downs lowered Kathmandu Valley's pollution level, which resurfaced and crossed hazardous level recently. It will return to its full lethality once business …

Economy Sabin Jung Pande

Chitwan’s Chained Elephants

Elephants in Chitwan are a great means of revenues, livelihood, recreation and wildlife conservation. But what about the torture they are subjected to and the …

Environment Sabin Jung Pande

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