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US, Norway Ambassadors meet UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Dahal

US Ambassador to Nepal Peter W Bodde met with UCPN (Maoist) chairman Pushpa…

Death toll in Mt Everest avalanche rises to nine

The death toll in an avalanche just below Camp II of Mount Everest in…

Bills on TRC, Disappearance Commission tabled in parliament

After much ruckus and disruption, the bills on Truth and Reconciliation…

Norway denies funding activities against ongoing peace process

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kathmandu has clarified that it has not…

Nepal on its way to access results-based payments for REDD+

Nepal made new headway in the REDD+ readiness process with the approval of…

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who used magical…

EC proposes amendment of local body act 2048

The Election Commission (EC) has proposed amendment of the Local Body…

Latest Videos

Bills on TRC, Disappearance Commission tabled in parliament

Bills on TRC, Disappearance Commission tabled in parliament

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April 18 2014 headlines in Nepali dailies

April 18 2014 headlines in Nepali dailies

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Petroleum crisis in the market

Petroleum crisis in the market

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Economy

Rs 790 million allocated for Tarai roads

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bimalendra Nidhi has announced a proposed budget equivalent to Rs…

Society

Victims of Everest avalanche identified as death toll rises to 12

The victims of an avalanche that took place just below Camp II of Mount Everest in Solukhumbu district have been…

Sports

Birgunj, APF, Biratnagar, Bhairahawa to vie for One-Day Cricket title

Region No. 2 Birgunj, APF, Region No. 1 Biratnagar, Region No. 4 Bhairahawa have advanced to the semi-finals of the…

In Focus

Tribal conflict in South Sudan forces people to live like refugees at home

13-04-2014 Hits:540 Features shanjib

Juba (South Sudan), April 12: People of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, are living a life of internal refugees due to a tribal conflict that has paralysed the country for the past four months.

World

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

18-04-2014 Hits:159 world news Sanjeev Singh

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who used magical realism to tell epic sto...

Opinion & Analysis

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On the Semester System

On the Semester System

02-04-2014 shanjib

The development of any country depends very much on the quality of its education process and system. Education is the...

Fine tuning Nepali development to international standards

Fine tuning Nepali development to international standards

07-03-2014 rabindra

Now is the time for Nepal to prove itself a successful Asia-Pacific democracy which  can also deliver on the people’s...

What Sushil Koirala must do to safeguard Nepali democracy

15-02-2014 anand

Last week,  Sushil Koirala from Nepali Congress officially became the 37th Prime Minister of  Nepal backed by almost unanimous voting...

On Consensus Politics

On Consensus Politics

09-02-2014 shanjib

It is now over two months since the expensive second grand CA election that was supposed to settle the fate...

Next Nepali Prime Minister

Next Nepali Prime Minister

09-02-2014 anand

The next prime minsiter of Nepal faces the challenge of garnering support and balancing the power game in order to...

In a state of mourning

In a state of mourning

29-01-2014 rajesh

Did you know that there might have been a five percent decrease in the dolphin population in Nepal last year?

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 18 Apr 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
96.17
96.77
European euro
1
133.28
134.12
UK pound sterling
1
161.71
162.72
Swiss franc
1
109.54
110.22
Australian dollar
1
89.86
90.42
Canadian dollar
1
87.31
87.85
Singapore dollar
1
76.94
77.42
Japanese yen
10
9.42
9.48
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.46
15.56
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.64
25.80
Qatari riyal
1
26.41
26.58
Thai baht
1
2.99
3.01
UAE Dirham
1
26.18
26.35
Malaysian ringgit
1
29.70
29.89
South Korean Won 100
9.26
9.31
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)

Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Soaring Trips to a Temple in Nepal

Soaring Trips to a Temple in Nepal

18-04-2014 Hits:327 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

The faces in “Manakamana,” a transporting ethnographic film set in a green sliver of Nepal, stare into the camera, out into space and, perhaps, into the great beyond. The faces are sometimes creased a...

Diaspora

University of Leeds launches free online course

28-03-2014 Hits:2893 Diaspora nepalnews

The University of Leeds-- a leading British University—has launched a free online course.

Qatar to improve labour laws: EU parliamentarian

26-03-2014 Hits:1511 Diaspora Reuters

Qatar has promised to improve its labour laws, a member of the European parliament visiting the Gulf Arab state said,...

Arrangements needs to be made to allow Nepalis living/working abroad to vote during elections: KC

26-03-2014 Hits:1421 Diaspora

Chairperson of Rastriya Janamorcha Party Chitra Bahadur KC on Tuesday demanded that the government make necessary provisions and arrangements so...

Major Dewan appointed Magistrate

Major Dewan appointed Magistrate

17-03-2014 Hits:4428 Diaspora nepalnews

Chairman of the British Gurkha Welfare Society (BGWS), Major (Retd.) Tikendra Dal Dewan, has been appointed as ‘Justice of the...


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