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Gai Puja, Goru puja, Mha puja and Nepal Sambat being observed today

Gai Puja or worship of cow, Goru Puja or worship of ox and Mha Puja or…

Lakshmi Puja being observed on Thursday

On Thursday, October 23, 2014, the third day of Tihar, Hindus revere the…

Country can't to bear more federal states: KP Oli

CPN (UML) Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said the country cannot bear the…

Nepal loses to Uganda by 20 runs in inaugural match of ICC WCL Division 3

Defending champion Nepal has lost to Uganda by 20 runs in the inaugural…

Gokarna meet inconclusive, to resume on Oct 26

The meeting among three major political parties that started on Tuesday,…

Bodies of 44 Nepalis remain in five countries

The bodies of 44 Nepalis, who had gone abroad for jobs, are in a state of…

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Economy

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Asian Finance Ministers to sign MoU to set up AIIB on Friday

Twenty-two Asian countries are all set to officially sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the Asian…

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Gai Puja, Goru puja, Mha puja and Nepal Sambat being observed today

Gai Puja or worship of cow, Goru Puja or worship of ox and Mha Puja or worship of oneself is being observed throughout…

In Focus

World

French oil giant Total CEO killed in plane accident

French oil giant Total CEO killed in plane accident

21-10-2014 Hits:799 world news Sanjeev Singh

Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive officer (CEO) of French oil giant Total, was killed here...

Opinion & Analysis

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OPINION: Debate on Australia’s science and technology future and its relevance to Nepal

OPINION: Debate on Australia’s science and technology future and its relevance to Nepal

18-10-2014 rabindra

Science and technology (S&T) is the foundation of any country’s economic prosperity.  Australia, however, is facing a crisis at the...

Riot over Raut

Riot over Raut

26-09-2014 rabindra

The surprise arrest of Dr CK Raut can be attributed to the rough elements of the establishment, as it defies...

“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...

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 24 October 2014
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
97.76
98.36
European euro
1
123.75
124.51
UK pound sterling
1
156.56
157.52
Swiss franc
1
102.56
103.19
Australian dollar
1
85.95
86.48
Canadian dollar
1
86.96
87.49
Singapore dollar
1
76.79
77.26
Japanese yen
10
9.09
9.15
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.97
16.07
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
26.05
26.21
Qatari riyal
1
26.85
27.01
Thai baht
1
3.02
3.04
UAE Dirham
1
26.62
26.78
Malaysian ringgit
1
29.87
30.05
South Korean Won
100
9.25
9.31
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Nepal's Kumaris Transition From Living Goddesses to Typical Teens

Nepal's Kumaris Transition From Living Goddesses to Typical Teens

24-10-2014 Hits:139 Int'l Coverage Rajesh Chaudhary - avatar Rajesh Chaudhary

The word Kumari literally means “virgin” in Nepali. These living goddesses are young, pre-pubescent girls who are considered to be incarnations of the Hindu goddess of power, Kali. They live a shelter...

Diaspora

Tourism Evening at Nepal Embassy in London

Tourism Evening at Nepal Embassy in London

22-09-2014 Hits:3264 Diaspora By our correspondent

A tourism promotion event was organised at the Nepali embassy in London, UK recently to promote Nepal as a tourist...

‘Tunnel highway will change the face of Nepal’

‘Tunnel highway will change the face of Nepal’

11-09-2014 Hits:6815 Diaspora By our correspondent

A senior engineer and planner, Lal Krishna KC, has said infrastructure projects like the proposed Kathmandu-Hetauda tunnel highway will change...

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:11765 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:9084 Diaspora By our correspondent

Founder of Osho Tapoban, Swami Anand Arun, has said that we can lead a healthy, happy and creative life by...


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