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Maoists convene central committee meeting to sort out differences

A meeting of the UCPN (Maoist)’s politburo at Paris Danda, Koteshwor has…

49 missing in Surkhet disaster declared dead

Forty-nine individuals missing in the floods and landslides that ravaged…

Investors welcome govt assurance, as Nepse surges by over 38 pts

Investors on Wednesday welcomed Tuesday's assurance from the government that…

Shanti Stupa of Pokhara under erosion-threat, fortification to start soon

The local administration of Kaski has taken the initiatives for…

Update: Various organisations donate to PM Relief Fund

Various organisations have made contributions to the Prime Minister's…

5 dead, 3 missing in various landslide incidents

Five people died and three are missing in different incidents of landslide…

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Nepali boxers aim for medals at the Asiad

Nepali boxers aim for medals at the Asiad

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Nepali weightlifters determined to compete in the upcoming Asiad

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Jure Landslide Disaster: Latest report from Ground Zero (Video)

Jure Landslide Disaster: Latest report from Ground Zero (Video)

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Economy

Investors welcome govt assurance, as Nepse surges by over 38 pts

Investors on Wednesday welcomed Tuesday's assurance from the government that it would not let the market deteriorate…

Society

Alternative track on Araniko Highway is READY

The alternative track dug by businessmen on Araniko Highway to resume China trade is ready. The track will be…

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In Focus

World

France's Hollande names young faces to promote reforms, unity

France's Hollande names young faces to promote reforms, unity

27-08-2014 Hits:234 world news Anand Chaudhary

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday handed the task to promote ailing growth and weak indu...

Opinion & Analysis

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“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...

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...

Poll Question

Forex

Exchange Rate for 27 August 2014
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
96.40
97.00
European euro
1
127.20
127.99
UK pound sterling
1
159.78
160.77
Swiss franc
1
105.28
105.93
Australian dollar
1
89.80
90.35
Canadian dollar
1
87.94
88.48
Singapore dollar
1
77.19
77.67
Japanese yen
10
9.28
9.34
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.67
15.77
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.70
25.86
Qatari riyal
1
26.47
26.64
Thai baht
1
3.02
3.04
UAE Dirham
1
26.25
26.41
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.51
30.70
South Korean Won
100
9.48
9.54
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Natural disasters continue to wreak havoc in Nepal

Natural disasters continue to wreak havoc in Nepal

26-08-2014 Hits:353 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

Three of the four people who went missing in a landslide that destroyed a restaurant in Pokhara in the wee hours of Monday have been found dead, police said. The fourth restaurant staffer is still mis...

Diaspora

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:6604 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:4915 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:3796 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:9222 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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