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CA extends CPDCC term till Nov 1

The Constituent Assembly on Tuesday extended the term-deadline of the…

Major three parties' 'decisive' meeting starts in Gokarna on Tuesday

A 'decisive' meeting to gather consensus on the disputed issues of…

Yampanchak begins: Kaag tihar today

Tihar, one of the largest festivals for Nepali Hindus starts on Tuesday,…

ANFA Prez Thapa hands responsibility to VP Shrestha for two months

All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) President Ganesh Thapa Monday said he…

Dahal, Madheshi leaders attend Patel's prayer meet at Simraungadh, Bara

UCPN (Maoist) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal and leaders of Madheshi parties…

NHRC office bearers start office

Newly-appointed office-bearers of the National Human Rights Commission…

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Economy

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All destinations open; trekking permits being issued as normal: Tourism ministry

The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation reiterated Monday that all tourist and trekking destinations in the…

Society

Three killed, nine injured in Dailekh jeep accident

Three people were killed while nine others were injured when a jeep skidded off the main road in Dailekh district on…

In Focus

World

French oil giant Total CEO killed in plane accident

French oil giant Total CEO killed in plane accident

21-10-2014 Hits:186 world news Sanjeev Singh

Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive officer (CEO) of French oil giant Total, was killed here...

Opinion & Analysis

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OPINION: Debate on Australia’s science and technology future and its relevance to Nepal

OPINION: Debate on Australia’s science and technology future and its relevance to Nepal

18-10-2014 rabindra

Science and technology (S&T) is the foundation of any country’s economic prosperity.  Australia, however, is facing a crisis at the...

Riot over Raut

Riot over Raut

26-09-2014 rabindra

The surprise arrest of Dr CK Raut can be attributed to the rough elements of the establishment, as it defies...

“Democracy in a Bucket”

31-08-2014 rajesh

This year’s monsoon has certainly taught us many lessons, but the one that came in a bucket outwitted all the...

“A chat lesson with Elvis from Nigeria”

“A chat lesson with Elvis from Nigeria”

26-08-2014 rajesh

I was in a conversation on Facebook with a friend of mine from Nigeria, who is in the last semester...

Eye on the Sun Koshi Landslide: Monitoring and Infrastructure Planning Key to Minimizing Scale of Disasters

05-08-2014 rajesh

In the early hours of 2 August 2014, a landslide occurred above Jure village, about 1.4 km upstream from the...

Sweet-talking Modi serves ‘special chai’ to Nepalis

Sweet-talking Modi serves ‘special chai’ to Nepalis

04-08-2014 shanjib

Straight-talking and frank assessment may be the norm in the boardroom but one has to take refuge in flattery during...

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 21 October 2014
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
97.88
98.48
European euro
1
125.11
125.87
UK pound sterling
1
157.91
158.88
Swiss franc
1
103.71
104.35
Australian dollar
1
85.78
86.31
Canadian dollar
1
86.96
87.49
Singapore dollar
1
76.96
77.43
Japanese yen
10
9.16
9.21
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.98
16.08
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
26.09
26.25
Qatari riyal
1
26.88
27.05
Thai baht
1
3.03
3.05
UAE Dirham
1
26.65
26.81
Malaysian ringgit
1
29.92
30.10
South Korean Won
100
9.25
9.30
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Nepal parties start decisive talks on disputed issues of new constitution

Nepal parties start decisive talks on disputed issues of new constitution

12-10-2014 Hits:720 Int'l Coverage Rajesh Chaudhary - avatar Rajesh Chaudhary

For the first time in the second Constituent Assembly (CA), Nepal's major parties started decisive talks on the contentious issues of the new constitution, party leaders said on Sunday.

Diaspora

Tourism Evening at Nepal Embassy in London

Tourism Evening at Nepal Embassy in London

22-09-2014 Hits:3030 Diaspora By our correspondent

A tourism promotion event was organised at the Nepali embassy in London, UK recently to promote Nepal as a tourist...

‘Tunnel highway will change the face of Nepal’

‘Tunnel highway will change the face of Nepal’

11-09-2014 Hits:6439 Diaspora By our correspondent

A senior engineer and planner, Lal Krishna KC, has said infrastructure projects like the proposed Kathmandu-Hetauda tunnel highway will change...

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:11544 Diaspora By our correspondent

A leading Nepali businessman, Om Rajbhandary, has called upon members of Nepalese diaspora in the UK to invest in the...

Mindfulness is here and now: Sw. Arun

Mindfulness is here and now: Sw. Arun

15-07-2014 Hits:8906 Diaspora By our correspondent

Founder of Osho Tapoban, Swami Anand Arun, has said that we can lead a healthy, happy and creative life by...


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