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Bogati's funeral conducted with state honours

The funeral of UCPN (Maoist) vice-chair Posta Bahadur Bogati was conducted…

18th SAARC Summit preparation gains speed

Activity centered around the forthcoming eighteenth South Asian Association…

37 Senior Superintendents of Police transferred

The Home Ministry, by the decision of the Minister for Home Affairs, has…

MMC hopes to create history by winning last AFC President's Cup

Nepal's Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) is leaving on Thursday for Sri Lanka…

Nepali Congress CWC term extended by a year

Nepali Congress on Monday decided to extend the term of its Central Working…

NC Prez nominates six central committee members, four years after general-convention

President of Nepali Congress (NC) Sushil Koirala nominated the names of six…

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Nepali karate to take on Asiad giants

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Nepali weightlifters determined to compete in the upcoming Asiad

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Economy

Arniko highway blocked again

The Arniko highway has been obstructed again with a landslide at Kothe near Phulping Danda Saturday morning, said…

Society

Workers install solar-powered street lamps near Bagbazar in the Bhadrakali Road in this September 5, 2014, file photo. (NN/Hemanta Shrestha)

18th SAARC Summit preparation gains speed

Activity centered around the forthcoming eighteenth South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit to…

Sports

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MMC hopes to create history by winning last AFC President's Cup

Nepal's Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) is leaving on Thursday for Sri Lanka with hopes of creating history by being the…

In Focus

World

US-led military exercises due to begin in western Ukraine

US-led military exercises due to begin in western Ukraine

15-09-2014 Hits:240 world news Rabindra Maharjan

US-led military exercises involving 15 countries were set to begin in Ukraine Monday, as fighting ru...

Opinion & Analysis

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“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...

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...

Poll Question

Forex

Exchange Rate for 16 September 2014
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
97.52
98.12
European euro
1
126.03
126.81
UK pound sterling
1
158.46
159.44
Swiss franc
1
104.17
104.81
Australian dollar
1
87.94
88.48
Canadian dollar
1
87.98
88.52
Singapore dollar
1
77.10
77.57
Japanese yen
10
9.09
9.15
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.88
15.97
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
26.00
26.16
Qatari riyal
1
26.78
26.95
Thai baht
1
3.02
3.04
UAE Dirham
1
26.55
26.71
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.23
30.41
South Korean Won
100
9.39
9.45
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Healthy illumination: Giving light in Nepal

Healthy illumination: Giving light in Nepal

16-09-2014 Hits:69 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

Imagine giving birth at night and the lights in the hospital suddenly go out. Or, worse, picture yourself struggling for life on an oxygen machine, only for the hospital to face a power blackout. Suc...

Diaspora

‘Tunnel highway will change the face of Nepal’

‘Tunnel highway will change the face of Nepal’

11-09-2014 Hits:1420 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:8652 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:6534 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:4932 Diaspora our correspondent

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


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