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Hari Prasad Shrestha

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Kathmandu: Confronting to Restore Lost Paradise

Published On: July 28, 2022 06:47 AM NPT By: Hari Prasad Shrestha

The deteriorating and declining metropolitan image of Kathmandu is damaging its ‘Shangri La’ character. A centralized system has pushed people of outer districts to settle here, in the capital city, in search of a better future. As a result of being the main tourism hub and witnessing a large concentration of administrative establishments, and educational and health centers, Kathmandu began to gradually transform into a nasty city with all sorts of mess.

The Coming Global Recession: Will Nepal Resist the Trend?

Published On: July 9, 2022 06:40 AM NPT By: Hari Prasad Shrestha

Nepal is also experiencing most signs of recession. Some economists say that a recession is almost sure to happen here, although we are not yet in a complete recession. The signs of an economic downturn are cropping up all over, in some sectors like fuel, food items, edible oils and other necessary commodities.

Ukraine War and Risk of Food Insecurity in Nepal

Published On: May 16, 2022 12:00 PM NPT By: Hari Prasad Shrestha

Nepal’s agriculture sector is still in a primitive stage. If India lacks foodstuff itself and stops exporting it to us, we might be in a crisis of food insecurity. The fact that India recently banned the export of wheat is not a good sign. The Russia-Ukraine war only makes matters worse for us.

Nepal's 2nd Int’l Airport Ready for Opening Amid Air Route Issues with India

Published On: March 31, 2022 07:36 AM NPT By: Hari Prasad Shrestha

Due to India’s reluctance to grant air routes, aircraft flying to Gautam Buddha International Airport will have to take a longer route from Simra which might raise the operating costs for airlines and push up ticket prices.

Nepal's Next Budget Must Remodel its Conventional Epigraph

Published On: March 16, 2022 07:33 AM NPT By: Hari Prasad Shrestha

Remittance is the most easy and conventional source to run the economy. However, in the long run, it could be more dangerous and riskier for the economic health of the nation.

Miles to go

Published On: October 11, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Hari Prasad Shrestha

Neither 1950 treaty nor any other agreement between the two countries provides for border regulation.

Do it yourself

Published On: June 6, 2016 07:25 PM NPT By: Hari Prasad Shrestha

The government must look to build medium and large power projects to meet internal demand on its own