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NC satisfied with govt activities: Poudel

Nepali Congress vice president Ram Chandra Poudel has said that his party is…

UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas

Israel's military actions in the Gaza Strip could amount to war crimes, UN…

PM Koirala returns home after treatment in the US

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has returned home on Tuesday evening after a…

Kerry in Israel for Gaza ceasefire push

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel on Wednesday to boost…

Closed camp cricket training prior to Asian Games 'uncertain'

The closed camp training of the National Cricket Teams (men and women) prior…

CIAA directs suspension of 10 high ranking health officials

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has…

UML chair Oli off to Singapore

CPN-UML chairperson KP Sharma Oli has left for Singapore on Tuesday for his…

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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

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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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Remains of five Janakpur youths handed over to families

Remains of five youths of Janakpur, who went missing during Maoist insurgency (1996-2006), have been indentified and…

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Closed camp cricket training prior to Asian Games 'uncertain'

The closed camp training of the National Cricket Teams (men and women) prior to the 17th Asian Games scheduled for…

In Focus

Photo Feature: Nepal celebrates National Paddy Day

Photo Feature: Nepal celebrates National Paddy Day

29-06-2014 Hits:3166 Features anand

Nepal, still an agrarian economy by and large, observed the 11th National Paddy Day on Asar 15 (June 29), Sunday. Rice is a major staple food of Nepal and farmers observe the paddy day with much enthusiasm every year.

World

UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas

UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas

23-07-2014 Hits:185 world news Rabindra Maharjan

Israel's military actions in the Gaza Strip could amount to war crimes, UN rights chief Navi Pillay ...

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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 23 July 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
96.09
96.69
European euro
1
129.59
130.40
UK pound sterling
1
163.89
165.00
Swiss franc
1
106.64
107.30
Australian dollar
1
90.21
90.77
Canadian dollar
1
89.39
89.95
Singapore dollar
1
77.45
77.93
Japanese yen
10
9.46
9.52
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.49
15.59
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.62
25.78
Qatari riyal
1
26.40
26.56
Thai baht
1
3.02
3.04
UAE Dirham
1
26.16
26.32
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.27
30.45
South Korean Won
100
9.37
9.43
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Nepali Artists on Socio-Political Dimensions of Art

Nepali Artists on Socio-Political Dimensions of Art

23-07-2014 Hits:149 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

"What is the role of art? What is it for?" reflected Arjun Khaling while responding to moderator Hitman Gurung on Sunday at Kathmandu's Siddhartha Art Gallery. The ongoing exhibition, Amalgam, feature...

Diaspora

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:1691 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:1491 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:1712 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:5805 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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