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Govt signs Dassanayake as head coach

Pubudu Dassanayake has officially been reappointed as the head coach of the…

Parties near consensus on socialism-oriented economy, claims Dr Bhattarai

The Constituent Assembly (CA) Constitutional-Political Dialogue and…

Army personnel not infected by Ebola virus: NA

Nepal Army (NA) said Monday that contrary to reports in some news outlets,…

Supreme Court issues show cause notice on promotion row

The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice against the government on…

Cancer cannot harm me: PM Koirala

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said that the cancer that he has developed…

Nepal Women's Association's 3rd general-congress on Nov 22

The 3rd general-congress of Nepal Women's Association (NWA), a sister wing…

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No respite in relief works: Minister Thapa

Minister for Commerce and Supplies Sunil Bahadur Thapa says there would be no let up from the government’s side in…

Sports

From left, Sports Secretary Dipendra Nath Sharma and National Sports Council Member-Secretary Yuvaraj Lama watch as Chuda Mani Poudel, Joint-Secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and Pubudu Dassanayake sign an agreement for Dassanayake's reappointment as head coach of Nepal's national cricket team in a ceremony held at the Sports Ministry at Kamal Pokhari, Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday, September 1, 2014. (NN/Hemanta Shrestha)

Govt signs Dassanayake as head coach

Pubudu Dassanayake has officially been reappointed as the head coach of the National cricket teams for the second time.

In Focus

World

DPRK fires one short-range projectile into east waters

DPRK fires one short-range projectile into east waters

01-09-2014 Hits:286 world news Sanjeev Singh

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday fired one short-range projectile into its...

Opinion & Analysis

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“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.

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...

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 01 September 2014
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
96.50
97.10
European euro
1
127.23
128.02
UK pound sterling
1
160.07
161.07
Swiss franc
1
105.49
106.15
Australian dollar
1
90.12
90.68
Canadian dollar
1
88.99
89.54
Singapore dollar
1
77.30
77.78
Japanese yen
10
9.28
9.34
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.71
15.81
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.73
25.89
Qatari riyal
1
26.50
26.67
Thai baht
1
3.02
3.04
UAE Dirham
1
26.27
26.44
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.62
30.81
South Korean Won
100
9.52
9.57
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Britain accused of conniving at torture of Maoists in Nepal's civil war

Britain accused of conniving at torture of Maoists in Nepal's civil war

01-09-2014 Hits:490 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

British authorities have been accused of funding a four-year intelligence operation in Nepal that led to Maoist rebels being arrested, tortured and killed during the country’s civil war. Thomas Bell,...

Diaspora

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:7186 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:5379 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:4145 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:9708 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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