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Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

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Inflation without cause

Published On: November 27, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

In the past two decades, food price has blazed through the roof to unimaginable heights and yet the government has done nothing to pull it down

Is globalization working?

Published On: July 5, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

Has the globalization been really working out? Have the least developed countries (LDCs) like Nepal been at the benefitting end?

A case for crypto

Published On: June 12, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

Nepal’s apprehension on cryptocurrency stems from the notion that digital transaction could promote money laundering

Taking Nepal forward

Published On: February 19, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

A government that lasts for full five years could do a lot to take the country to the new direction. But how should it start and where from?

A stitch in time

Published On: December 27, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

A piece of land in Indrachowk of Kathmandu is much costlier than the land at Manhattan of New York or Hammersmith of London.

Remittance lessons

Published On: November 29, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

Examples from Latin America and Central Asia suggest over-dependence on income from remittance can be risky.

Linking all with all

Published On: November 5, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

By 2020 over 20 billion devices will connect to the internet and every person on the planet will connect to at least four devices.

Creative destruction

Published On: September 26, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

The only way businesses can thrive is through constant innovations in their products and services

Education, not quotas

Published On: August 30, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

There is no empirical evidence that better representation in itself empowers women. Women’s quotas are often captured by elites.

Harmful indulgence

Published On: August 6, 2017 12:35 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

In the early 1990s, International Business Machines Corporations, known as IBM, created a network called NSFNET (National Science Foundation Network) that was amongst the first networks to have used Internet Protocol. Shortly this project would change the face of commerce, culture and technology throughout the globe as it gave network access and interconnectivity.

Precious coins

Published On: July 23, 2017 12:45 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

This year’s budget has decided to control Bitcoin use. But few Nepalis seem aware of it

Food-in-mouth

Published On: June 27, 2017 12:15 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

Until 1980s Nepal was a rice-exporting country and agro products accounted for three-fourths of exports

Miasma of death

Published On: May 30, 2017 12:15 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

You won’t be able to walk for 15 minutes in Kathmandu today without feeling suffocated by smoke and dust

Priced out

Published On: April 26, 2017 12:15 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

Land price moved up in late 1980s when banks began accepting over-valued land as collateral

Mixed blessing

Published On: April 12, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Ajaya Kusum Adhikari

Nepal should ideally be in a position to export power, not import it from other energy-starved countries.