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Swaraj arrives in Kathmandu

Indian Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj has arrived in Kathmandu…

Top three parties to stick with national interest in Indian power cooperation…

The top three political parties of Nepal – Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN…

MMC to face Sri Lankan Air Force in AFC President’s Cup

Nepal National League Champion Manang Marsyangdi Club (MMC) will take on…

Govt allots new responsibilities to recently retired secys

A cabinet meeting on Friday has decided to provide new responsibilities to…

Nepal's status improves in Human Dev Report 2014

The Human Development Report (HDR) 2014 has shown that the Human Development…

Govt sets agenda for 3rd Nepal–India JC meet

The government has set the agenda for the third Nepal-India Joint Commission…

Karate Federation hires int'l coach for Asian Games

The Nepal Karate Federation (NKF) has hired an international coach focusing…

Latest Videos

Dassanayake’s official contract renewal within 10 days, says Paras

Dassanayake’s official contract renewal within 10 days, says Paras

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Vox Pop: Rs 50 million to MPs is pouring water in sand

Vox Pop: Rs 50 million to MPs is pouring water in sand

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UML’s 9th National Convention set to elect new leadership

UML’s 9th National Convention set to elect new leadership

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Economy

Flood damages two hydropower dams in Dolpa

Local rivers flooded by incessant rainfall have damaged the dams of Jairigad Hydropower Project in Dunai and Chhalgad…

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Nepal's status improves in Human Dev Report 2014

The Human Development Report (HDR) 2014 has shown that the Human Development Index (HDI) for Nepal has improved…

Sports

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MMC to face Sri Lankan Air Force in AFC President’s Cup

Nepal National League Champion Manang Marsyangdi Club (MMC) will take on host Sri Lankan Air Force in its inaugural…

In Focus

World

India train hits school bus, at least 11 children dead

India train hits school bus, at least 11 children dead

24-07-2014 Hits:333 world news Anand Chaudhary

A passenger train rammed into a school bus in southern India on Thursday killing at least 11 childre...

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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...

Connecting terrestrial ‘islands’ to promote biodiversity

Connecting terrestrial ‘islands’ to promote biodiversity

24-05-2014 anand

This year, the UN has declared ‘Island Biodiversity’ as the theme for celebrating International Day for Biological Diversity. The world’s...

Understanding health care and hospital system in Kathmandu

Understanding health care and hospital system in Kathmandu

10-05-2014 anand

In December 2013, I decided to undertake a three-week medical elective at two very different hospitals in Kathmandu. The first...

Nepal should brand itself as an inexpensive destination to encourage mass tourism: Lama

Nepal should brand itself as an inexpensive destination to encourage mass tourism: Lama

21-04-2014 anandg

Hari Man Lama is the Executive Chairman of Incentive Tours and Travels, which is the GSA of Malaysia-based long-haul, low-cost...

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 26 July 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
95.87
96.47
European euro
1
128.93
129.74
UK pound sterling
1
162.80
163.81
Swiss franc
1
106.12
106.78
Australian dollar
1
90.18
90.74
Canadian dollar
1
89.08
89.64
Singapore dollar
1
77.26
77.75
Japanese yen
10
9.41
9.47
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.48
15.58
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.56
25.72
Qatari riyal
1
26.33
26.50
Thai baht
1
3.01
3.03
UAE Dirham
1
26.10
26.27
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.20
30.39
South Korean Won
100
9.35
9.40
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

China to Extend Rail Line from Tibet to India, Nepal

China to Extend Rail Line from Tibet to India, Nepal

25-07-2014 Hits:536 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

BEIJING - China plans to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 once an extension to a key site in Tibetan Buddhism opens, a...

Diaspora

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:2014 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:1705 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:1814 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:5973 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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