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Latest Headlines

Fin Min says stern action cannot be taken against civil servants with PRs

Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat has said that action cannot be taken…

Sit in at Chitwan dist admin office over Fujel case

The Unified CPN (Maoist) and the CPN-Maoist have staged a sit-in at the…

UCPN (M) chair Dahal elected party’s parliamentary leader

UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been elected the party's…

Low blood sugar bad for marital bliss: study

Low blood sugar isn't good for marital bliss because it makes spouses more…

IFC to extend financial assistance of Rs 600 billion for development of Nepal's…

Kathmandu, April 15: The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has…

CAN, Nat’l Cricket Team meeting ends in fiasco

The meeting between Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) and National Cricket…

All party meet ends inconclusively amid Maoist boycott

The all party meeting called by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has ended…

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April 16 2014 headlines in Nepali dailies

April 16 2014 headlines in Nepali dailies

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All party meeting concludes inconclusively

All party meeting concludes inconclusively

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UCPN (Maoist) to boycott talks with NC, UML

UCPN (Maoist) to boycott talks with NC, UML

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Society

IOM supports safe, voluntary repatriation of 39 stranded Nepalese migrants from Lebanon

Altogether 39 stranded Nepalese migrants, mostly victims of trafficking and exploitation have been repatriated from…

Sports

Dipendra Airee of Dhangadi receives player of the match in the One-Day National Cricket Tournament in Kathmandu on Tuesday. (Raman Siwakoti)

Dhangadi, Army register first win in One-Day National Cricket

Region No. 9 Dhangadi and Trivhuwan Army Club have won their respective matches to register first win in the ongoing…

In Focus

Tribal conflict in South Sudan forces people to live like refugees at home

13-04-2014 Hits:399 Features shanjib

Juba (South Sudan), April 12: People of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, are living a life of internal refugees due to a tribal conflict that has paralysed the country for the past four months.

World

Pistorius faces 'final day' of grilling

Pistorius faces 'final day' of grilling

16-04-2014 Hits:112 world news Rabindra Maharjan

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel indicated on Tuesday that he would wrap up his searing cross-exa...

Opinion & Analysis

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On the Semester System

On the Semester System

02-04-2014 shanjib

The development of any country depends very much on the quality of its education process and system. Education is the...

Fine tuning Nepali development to international standards

Fine tuning Nepali development to international standards

07-03-2014 rabindra

Now is the time for Nepal to prove itself a successful Asia-Pacific democracy which  can also deliver on the people’s...

What Sushil Koirala must do to safeguard Nepali democracy

15-02-2014 anand

Last week,  Sushil Koirala from Nepali Congress officially became the 37th Prime Minister of  Nepal backed by almost unanimous voting...

On Consensus Politics

On Consensus Politics

09-02-2014 shanjib

It is now over two months since the expensive second grand CA election that was supposed to settle the fate...

Next Nepali Prime Minister

Next Nepali Prime Minister

09-02-2014 anand

The next prime minsiter of Nepal faces the challenge of garnering support and balancing the power game in order to...

In a state of mourning

In a state of mourning

29-01-2014 rajesh

Did you know that there might have been a five percent decrease in the dolphin population in Nepal last year?

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 16 Apr 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
96.08
96.68
European euro
1
132.59
133.42
UK pound sterling
1
160.67
161.68
Swiss franc
1
109.03
109.72
Australian dollar
1
90.21
90.77
Canadian dollar
1
87.44
87.99
Singapore dollar
1
76.74
77.22
Japanese yen
10
9.43
9.49
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.44
15.54
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.62
25.78
Qatari riyal
1
26.39
26.55
Thai baht
1
2.98
3.00
UAE Dirham
1
26.16
26.32
Malaysian ringgit
1
29.63
29.82
South Korean Won
100
9.23
9.29
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)

Int'l Coverage on Nepal

UN warns Nepal against amnesty for civil war crimes

UN warns Nepal against amnesty for civil war crimes

16-04-2014 Hits:112 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

Nepal would weaken the foundations of "genuine and lasting" peace after a decade-long civil war if it gave amnesties for serious crimes committed during the conflict, the top United Nations human righ...

Diaspora

University of Leeds launches free online course

28-03-2014 Hits:2625 Diaspora nepalnews

The University of Leeds-- a leading British University—has launched a free online course.

Qatar to improve labour laws: EU parliamentarian

26-03-2014 Hits:1386 Diaspora Reuters

Qatar has promised to improve its labour laws, a member of the European parliament visiting the Gulf Arab state said,...

Arrangements needs to be made to allow Nepalis living/working abroad to vote during elections: KC

26-03-2014 Hits:1290 Diaspora

Chairperson of Rastriya Janamorcha Party Chitra Bahadur KC on Tuesday demanded that the government make necessary provisions and arrangements so...

Major Dewan appointed Magistrate

Major Dewan appointed Magistrate

17-03-2014 Hits:4201 Diaspora nepalnews

Chairman of the British Gurkha Welfare Society (BGWS), Major (Retd.) Tikendra Dal Dewan, has been appointed as ‘Justice of the...


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