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Opposition obstructs parliament proceedings

The UCPN (Maoist) and Madhesh-based parties jointly obstructed the…

Constitution brought by majority vote cannot fulfill country's needs: Bhattarai

CPN (Maoist) leader Baburam Bhattarai said Friday that a Constitution…

9 CPM- Maoist cadres arrested in Chitwan

The police arrested nine cadres of the CPN-Maoist in Chitwan on Friday.

3 dead in Nuwakot landslide

Three-people were killed when a landslide hit Belkot-1 of Nuwakot on Friday.

First human trials of Ebola vaccine to start next week

The U.S. government announced Thursday it will start initial human testing…

Village on verge of displacement

The entire village of Dodhara-9 in Kanchanpur district is on the verge of…

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Nepali boxers aim for medals at the Asiad

Nepali boxers aim for medals at the Asiad

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Nepali weightlifters determined to compete in the upcoming Asiad

Nepali weightlifters determined to compete in the upcoming Asiad

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Jure Landslide Disaster: Latest report from Ground Zero (Video)

Jure Landslide Disaster: Latest report from Ground Zero (Video)

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Economy

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India's new government spurs faster growth: forecasts

Figures out Friday are expected to show India's faltering economy grew at its fastest pace in over two years in the…

Society

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3 dead in Nuwakot landslide

Three-people were killed when a landslide hit Belkot-1 of Nuwakot on Friday.

Sports

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Cabinet okays Rs 900,000 reward for U-16 cricket team

The government decided on Friday to approve the sports ministry's proposal to award Nepal’s U-16 cricket team a cash…

In Focus

World

Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN

Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN

29-08-2014 Hits:152 world news Rabindra Maharjan

The conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people since mid-April, the United Nations s...

Opinion & Analysis

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“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...

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...

Poll Question

Forex

Exchange Rate for 29 August 2014
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
96.50
97.10
European euro
1
127.27
128.06
UK pound sterling
1
160.12
161.11
Swiss franc
1
105.48
106.14
Australian dollar
1
90.32
90.88
Canadian dollar
1
88.90
89.46
Singapore dollar
1
77.28
77.76
Japanese yen
10
9.30
9.36
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.71
15.81
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.73
25.89
Qatari riyal
1
26.50
26.67
Thai baht
1
3.02
3.04
UAE Dirham
1
26.27
26.44
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.65
30.84
South Korean Won
100
9.51
9.57
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Changing the face of leadership in Nepal

Changing the face of leadership in Nepal

29-08-2014 Hits:248 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

They grew up in two different countries — Claire Charamnac in Singapore and Claire Naylor in Nepal — where they independently became conscious of the disadvantages women faced. After meeting at George...

Diaspora

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:6812 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:5089 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:3920 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:9404 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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