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ANFA Prez Thapa responsibility to VP Shrestha for two months

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

Parliamentary Special Committee formed to investigate Bara-shooting incident

A Parliamentary Special Committee was formed on Monday to look into the…

Govt to allow deusi, bhailo for 2 more hours until 9 pm

The authorities Monday bowed down to social media pressure and wide-spread…

Govt asks public to cut down on 'festive lights' during Tihar

The government has asked the general public to cut down the use of 'festive…

NOC cuts fuel prices

Nepal Oil Corporation has announced a reduction in the prices of fuel…

10-year suspension for players who went AWOL from Asiad, 1-year expulsion for their coaches,…

The 17th Asian Games Work Execution Committee under the Ministry of Youth…

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Nepali karate to take on Asiad giants

Nepali karate to take on Asiad giants

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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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Economy

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Get working on West Seti power project, water resources committee tell energy ministry, IBN

The Agriculture and Water Resources Committee of the Legislature-Parliament Sunday directed the Ministry of Energy and…

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Parliamentary Special Committee formed to investigate Bara-shooting incident

A Parliamentary Special Committee was formed on Monday to look into the October 11 Bara-shooting incident in which a…

In Focus

World

Jokowi sworn in as Indonesian president

Jokowi sworn in as Indonesian president

20-10-2014 Hits:252 world news Sanjeev Singh

JAKARTA, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Joko Widodo, locally known as Jokowi, was installed as the seventh Indo...

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 20 October 2014
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
98.01
98.61
European euro
1
125.06
125.82
UK pound sterling
1
157.76
158.72
Swiss franc
1
103.56
104.20
Australian dollar
1
85.70
86.22
Canadian dollar
1
86.96
87.49
Singapore dollar
1
76.85
77.32
Japanese yen
10
9.17
9.23
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
16.00
16.10
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
26.13
26.29
Qatari riyal
1
26.92
27.09
Thai baht
1
3.02
3.04
UAE Dirham
1
26.68
26.85
Malaysian ringgit
1
29.93
30.11
South Korean Won
100
9.23
9.28
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:631 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:2934 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:6308 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:11450 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:8834 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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