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Admin reform panel report stresses statutory provision on good governance

The Constituent Assembly (CA) should address issues of fundamental values of…

Maintaining peace and security first priority: Acting PM Gautam

Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bam Dev Gautam has said…

BP Koirala, GM Singh played vital role in establishing democracy: DPM Singh

Deputy Prime Minister Prakash Man Singh has said that popular leaders duo…

Flood damages crops in 200 bighas of land in Kanchanpur

The flood in Mahakali and other rivers triggered by incessant rainfall for…

Power cooperation deal before Modi’s visit: Energy Minister

Minister for Energy, Radha Gyawali has said that the government will sign a…

Seven die of flood, landslide in far-west

At least seven persons have died in different incidents of flood and…

Visiting UN official meets acting PM, foreign minister

Hervé Ladsous, the UN Head of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations,…

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Flood damages crops in 200 bighas of land in Kanchanpur

The flood in Mahakali and other rivers triggered by incessant rainfall for the past four days has damaged paddy crops…

Sports

PAC seeks last 5-year audit reports of ANFA within three days

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Legislature-Parliament has sought financial audit reports of the All Nepal…

In Focus

Photo Feature: Nepal celebrates National Paddy Day

Photo Feature: Nepal celebrates National Paddy Day

29-06-2014 Hits:2998 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

AIDS cure: Study sees advance for 'kick and kill' strategy

AIDS cure: Study sees advance for 'kick and kill' strategy

22-07-2014 Hits:10 world news Rabindra Maharjan

The elusive quest for an HIV cure received a boost at the world AIDS conference Tuesday as scientist...

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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 22 July 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
96.19
96.79
European euro
1
130.05
130.86
UK pound sterling
1
164.29
165.31
Swiss franc
1
107.07
107.73
Australian dollar
1
90.23
90.80
Canadian dollar
1
89.51
90.07
Singapore dollar
1
77.53
78.01
Japanese yen
10
9.49
9.55
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.49
15.59
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.65
25.81
Qatari riyal
1
26.42
26.59
Thai baht
1
3.01
3.03
UAE Dirham
1
26.19
26.35
Malaysian ringgit
1
30.32
30.51
South Korean Won
100
9.37
9.42
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Nepal to generate energy from its holy river, Bagmati

Nepal to generate energy from its holy river, Bagmati

22-07-2014 Hits:162 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

The Nepal government is gearing up towards generating hydropower energy from Bagmati River, one of its most reverent and religiously significant river, officials said on Sunday. The decision was made...

Diaspora

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

‘Invest in Nepali Property Market’: Rajbhandary

16-07-2014 Hits:1406 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:1309 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:1603 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:5649 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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