Thursday, 2nd October 2014

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  • Madhesh-secession advocate CK Raut, who is in police custody on charges of anti-nation activities, ended his hunger strike on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 -- the eleventh day of his fast.
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Constitution to be issued by January 22 at any cost: Acting PM Gautam

Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bam Dev Gautam has said…

Fulpati observed on the seventh day of Dashain

Fulpati, the seventh day and one of the major highlights of Bijaya Dashami,…

Nepal exits Asiad cricket after loss to Afghanistan

Afghanistan got its revenge against Nepal for its ICC World T20 defeat in…

PM Koirala meets European Commission Prez Barroso

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala met with the President of European Commission…

Fulpati being observed, Bijaya Dashami proper begins

Fulpati, the seventh day and one of the major highlights of Bijaya Dashami,…

World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50

It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like…

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SL envoy stresses on Nepal-Sri Lanka direct air link

Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal WM Senevirathna has said that cultural exchange and tourism could be promoted through…

Society

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Fulpati observed on the seventh day of Dashain

Fulpati, the seventh day and one of the major highlights of Bijaya Dashami, was observed across the country on…

Sports

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Nepal exits Asiad cricket after loss to Afghanistan

Afghanistan got its revenge against Nepal for its ICC World T20 defeat in March as it knocked the Nepali cricket team…

In Focus

World

12 dead as trains collide in northern India

12 dead as trains collide in northern India

01-10-2014 Hits:131 world news Rajesh Chaudhary

Two passenger trains packed with festive travelers collided in northern India, killing at least 12 p...

Opinion & Analysis

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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...

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.

Poll Question

Forex

Exchange Rate for 01 October 2014
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
98.50
99.10
European euro
1
123.91
124.67
UK pound sterling
1
159.38
160.35
Swiss franc
1
102.71
103.34
Australian dollar
1
85.80
86.33
Canadian dollar
1
88.04
88.57
Singapore dollar
1
77.15
77.62
Japanese yen
10
8.97
9.03
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
16.05
16.14
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
26.26
26.42
Qatari riyal
1
27.05
27.21
Thai baht
1
3.04
3.05
UAE Dirham
1
26.82
26.98
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.03
30.21
South Korean Won
100
9.34
9.39
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Baillie climbs to new heights for Nepal

Baillie climbs to new heights for Nepal

01-10-2014 Hits:287 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

Waikato University student Kristie Baillie has come up with a unique way of raising money for the people of Nepal.

Diaspora

Tourism Evening at Nepal Embassy in London

Tourism Evening at Nepal Embassy in London

22-09-2014 Hits:1420 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:3886 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:10006 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:7597 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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