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MPs underline need to debate Indian power cooperation proposal in parliament

The Members of Parliament (MPs) have stressed on the need to thoroughly…

Indian Foreign Minister Sworaj arriving Friday, JC meeting on Saturday

The Indian Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Sworaj is arriving in…

CIAA directs govt to appoint CEO at NEA soon

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has…

Mahabir Pun receives 2014 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award

Mahabir Pun, the Magsaysay Award winning Nepali social worker, has received…

Speaker Nembang draws govt attention on flood, landslide incidents

Speaker Subash Nembang has drawn the government's attention to provide exact…

CA dialogue panel agrees on the name of Lower House

The Constitutional-Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee has reached…

Landslide disrupts Dhading section of Prithvi Highway

Vehicular movement in different parts of Dhading district along the Prithvi…

Latest Videos

Dassanayake’s official contract renewal within 10 days, says Paras

Dassanayake’s official contract renewal within 10 days, says Paras

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Vox Pop: Rs 50 million to MPs is pouring water in sand

Vox Pop: Rs 50 million to MPs is pouring water in sand

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UML’s 9th National Convention set to elect new leadership

UML’s 9th National Convention set to elect new leadership

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Economy

Society

CIAA directs govt to appoint CEO at NEA soon

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has directed the government to forward the process…

Sports

Karate Cship

Medalist at USA Open Karate C’ship honoured

The National Sports Council (NSC) has felicitated Janak Singh Khadka, the medalist at the USA Open Karate Championship…

In Focus

World

India train hits school bus, at least 11 children dead

India train hits school bus, at least 11 children dead

24-07-2014 Hits:277 world news Anand Chaudhary

A passenger train rammed into a school bus in southern India on Thursday killing at least 11 childre...

Opinion & Analysis

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How not to attract tourists

09-06-2014 rabindra

A dysfunctional tourism board, grounded national flag-carrier and agitating tour operators do not portray the country as a tourist hotspot.

World Environment Day Special: The Himalayas - Upstream but Downwind

World Environment Day Special: The Himalayas - Upstream but Downwind

05-06-2014 rajesh

The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region has received much attention as the source of rivers that supply water to 1.3...

The Demise of Judiciary

The Demise of Judiciary

29-05-2014 anand

Five weeks ago the Judicial Council (JC) recommended eight names for positions in the Supreme Court. It had taken three...

Connecting terrestrial ‘islands’ to promote biodiversity

Connecting terrestrial ‘islands’ to promote biodiversity

24-05-2014 anand

This year, the UN has declared ‘Island Biodiversity’ as the theme for celebrating International Day for Biological Diversity. The world’s...

Understanding health care and hospital system in Kathmandu

Understanding health care and hospital system in Kathmandu

10-05-2014 anand

In December 2013, I decided to undertake a three-week medical elective at two very different hospitals in Kathmandu. The first...

Nepal should brand itself as an inexpensive destination to encourage mass tourism: Lama

Nepal should brand itself as an inexpensive destination to encourage mass tourism: Lama

21-04-2014 anandg

Hari Man Lama is the Executive Chairman of Incentive Tours and Travels, which is the GSA of Malaysia-based long-haul, low-cost...

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 25 July 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
95.90
96.50
European euro
1
129.20
130.01
UK pound sterling
1
163.18
164.20
Swiss franc
1
106.33
106.99
Australian dollar
1
90.54
91.11
Canadian dollar
1
89.44
90.00
Singapore dollar
1
77.43
77.92
Japanese yen
10
9.44
9.50
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.48
15.58
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.57
25.73
Qatari riyal
1
26.34
26.50
Thai baht
1
3.01
3.03
UAE Dirham
1
26.11
26.27
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.20
30.39
South Korean Won
100
9.32
9.38
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

China to Extend Rail Line from Tibet to India, Nepal

China to Extend Rail Line from Tibet to India, Nepal

25-07-2014 Hits:214 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

BEIJING - China plans to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 once an extension to a key site in Tibetan Buddhism opens, a...

Diaspora

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:1926 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:1655 Diaspora By our correspondent

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

Walk for Nepal Boston 2014 Campaign launched

01-07-2014 Hits:1784 Diaspora our correspondent

Nepal ko Yuwa (NKY) officially launched Walk for Nepal Boston 2014 campaign at MIT, Cambridge, in the United States on...

A Nepali Colourist makes it big in UK

A Nepali Colourist makes it big in UK

09-06-2014 Hits:5927 Diaspora Our Special Correspondent

Ram Krishna Tripathi, a young Nepali colourist, has made it big in the UK, by joining Filmlight—a world-renowned company in...


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