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Govt endorses cremation of Bhutanese citizen Rimpoche in Nepal

A meeting of the Council of Ministers has established policy measures on…

Three major parties work out to make Modi's Nepal visit successful

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

Political parties outside CA sign agreement in Ilam

A three-point agreement has been signed between the Preliminary Dialogue…

Acid attack injures six in Jajarkot

At least six individuals were injured when acid splashed at a man caught…

Parliament approves bill to ban civil servants holding PR/DV/Green Card

The Legislature-Parliament has approved a bill that prohibits civil servants…

Obama tells Israel Gaza truce needed as conflict rages

US President Barack Obama called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after…

Parliamentary Committee instructs govt not to postpone power deal with neighbors

The parliamentary Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources has…

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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

CBI Int’l Director to arrive next week

International Director of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), Simon Moore, is visiting Kathmandu on 2nd-3rd…

Society

Acid attack injures six in Jajarkot

At least six individuals were injured when acid splashed at a man caught others sitting nearby following a minor…

Sports

Khanal new chief at Admin Dept of NSC

Kamal Khanal has been appointed the new chief of Administrative Department at the National Sports Council (NSC).

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World

Obama tells Israel Gaza truce needed as conflict rages

Obama tells Israel Gaza truce needed as conflict rages

28-07-2014 Hits:242 world news Anand Chaudhary

US President Barack Obama called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after Israel and Hamas ignored ...

Opinion & Analysis

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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 29 July 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
95.91
96.51
European euro
1
128.86
129.67
UK pound sterling
1
162.88
163.89
Swiss franc
1
106.07
106.73
Australian dollar
1
90.19
90.75
Canadian dollar
1
88.71
89.26
Singapore dollar
1
77.22
77.70
Japanese yen
10
9.42
9.48
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.50
15.60
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.57
25.73
Qatari riyal
1
26.34
26.50
Thai baht
1
3.01
3.03
UAE Dirham
1
26.11
26.28
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.21
30.40
South Korean Won
100
9.34
9.40
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Nepal to make Modi visit special

Nepal to make Modi visit special

29-07-2014 Hits:85 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

The Nepal government has begun preparations to make Narendra Modi’s visit here from next Sunday special, as the first bilateral trip by an Indian Prime Minister in 17 years, after I.K. Gujral’s 1997 v...

Diaspora

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:2341 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:1894 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:1925 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:6185 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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