Economy miscellaneous Politics

Out of Control

Last week, Nepal made headlines in the international media as the daily cases of COVID-19 surged to 9,023 cases on…
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Economy

Consequences of the new Minimum Wage law

Just recently, Prime Minister KP Oli announced that the minimum wage will be set to Rs. 15,000 per month from mid-July of…
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Economy Politics

“Sarkari Kharcha” Sucking up large chunks of budget

In fiscal year 2077/78, the federal budget comprised fundings from Tax revenue that accounts for 63 percent of total allocation…
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Economy miscellaneous Politics

To jab, and how to jab-is the question.

  Launching the COVID vaccination drive on January 27, Prime Minister KP Oli made a chest-thumping claim that all Nepalese…
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Politics

PM KP Sharma Oli loses vote of confidence. What happens now?

Invoking Article 100 (1) of the Constitution of Nepal, Prime Minister and CPN-UML Leader Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli instigated to…
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Economy miscellaneous Political Economy of Disaster

Potholes: a “Thorn in the flesh” for the denizens of Kathmandu valley

Bad conditioned roads have been a “thorn in the flesh” for the denizens of Kathmandu Valley for a long time….
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miscellaneous

Melamchi drinking water supply project, will it sustain?

Kathmandu, the largest urban hub of Nepal, has experienced acute shortages of drinking water since the urbanization sprawl. The main…
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miscellaneous Politics

Why do development projects in Nepal get delayed?

  On April 3, 2021 Prime Minister (PM) KP Sharma Oli unveiled a new plan to construct 165 strategic roads…
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Economy miscellaneous Politics

Making sanitary pads cheaper or free?

  The second wave of menstrual revolution is supposedly here with open discussion of periods and period products. Nepal is…
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Economy Politics

How Populist Agendas failed Nepal!!

Nepal’s political landscape has never been absent from political shifts since the abolition of the panchayat in 1990. The shifts…
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Economy

Cashing in: Why legalization of cannabis is actually beneficial to the Nepalese Economy

Cannabis Farming Regulation and Management Bill, registered in the House of Representatives, is set to regulate and promote the cultivation,…
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miscellaneous

Nepal’s institutions prone to cyber attacks: A need for stronger provisions and investment

During the initial lockdown imposed to control the spread of COVID-19 individuals suddenly were unable to physically attend at their…
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Economy Politics

Government plans on limiting the freedom of women, again!

The Immigration Department proposed a discriminatory amendment in working procedure to restrict women under 40 years of age from travelling…
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Economy

The Economics of Protests

Protests have been an imperative aspect of Nepal as it has resulted in phenomenal structural shifts in the political landscape…
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Economy miscellaneous

For a safer Koteshwor-Kalanki road

Recently, the traffic police department has set up traffic cones along multiple parts of the Koteshwor-Kalanki section of the ring…
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Economy miscellaneous Politics

Accommodating Foreign Investment in Nepalese Agriculture sector

Nepal predominantly being an agrarian country needs to make the agriculture sector competent through commercialization and diversification. In recent times,…
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Politics

Freedom of Expression, where are we headed?

Freedom of expression is defined as the ability of an individual or group of individuals to express their beliefs, thoughts,…
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miscellaneous

Eminent Domain v Private Property Rights

“Where the people fear the government you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty.”- John Basil…
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Politics

Is the parliament now back at work?

A country’s economy goes hand-in-hand with its politics. Political and civic freedom are prerequisites in the success of its people’s…
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Economy Philosophy Politics

What does a socialism-oriented constitution mean?

Article 4 of Part 1 of the Constitution of Nepal, 2015 clearly maintains that Nepal is a socialism-oriented State apart…
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