Stock market is often a mirror of any economy. However, Nepal’s stock market has long been behaving in an irrational fashion, giving a confusing signal about our economy. Unlike in other countries, our stock market often appears isolated from real economy.
Celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 has now almost become a ritual. We talk about issues women have to face at home and workplaces. We also talk a lot about women’s place in our patriarchal society.
TU’s once renowned research centers like Center for Economic Development and Administration (CEDA) and the Center for Nepal and Asian Studies (CENAS) produced academics of very high standard. Scholars like Dor Bahadur Bista once headed CEDA. But these research institutes are gathering dust and few make-shift workers are employed there by the university.
It has been seven years since the conflict in Syria started. More than six million people have been internally displaced and more than 13 million people are in need of aid. Almost half a million people have died in the ongoing war.