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FNJ convention to be focused on working journalists' rights

The 24th general convention of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) is to…

Canadian woman's letter arrives -- after 45-year delay

A 45-year-old letter arrived in the mailbox of a Canadian woman, who…

Revenue collection up by 120 percent to over Rs 97 billion

The revenue collection of the government has increased by 120 percent during…

No politics in corporations please, says Commerce Minister Thapa

Minister for Commerce and Supplies Sunil Bahadur Thapa has instructed the…

NHRC urges Adhikari couple to end hunger strike

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the Adhikari couple to…

Four Indians arrested with 18 kg of hashish

Police have arrested four Indian nationals with 18 kg of hashish from Jitpur…

CIAA takes Education Ministry under secretary into custody

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

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Street vendors protest in capital

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Economy

Focus on politics has 'crowded out' focus on economic issues in Nepal: World Bank

World Bank (WB)’s country director for Nepal Johannes Zutt said the heavy focus on politics and political discourses in…

Society

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FNJ convention to be focused on working journalists' rights

The 24th general convention of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) is to be focused on establishing rights of…

Sports

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MMC to face Cambodia’s Svay Rieng on May 3 in AFC President’s Cup Qualifiers

Nepal’s Red Bull Martyrs’ A Division League champion Manang Marshyandi Club (MMC) is set to take on Cambodia’s League…

In Focus

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

13-04-2014 Hits:792 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

Pentagon scientists show off life-size robot

Pentagon scientists show off life-size robot

23-04-2014 Hits:93 world news Sanjeev Singh

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood...

Opinion & Analysis

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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...

The Hague Awaits...

The Hague Awaits...

19-04-2014 rabindra

A few days ago, the long awaited Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Enforced Disappearance Commission Bills were registered at...

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...

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 23 Apr 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. dollar
1
96.92
97.52
European euro
1
133.89
134.72
UK pound sterling
1
163.08
164.09
Swiss franc
1
109.62
110.30
Australian dollar
1
90.68
91.24
Canadian dollar
1
87.96
88.51
Singapore dollar
1
77.14
77.62
Japanese yen
10
9.45
9.51
Chinese renminbi (Yuan)
1
15.54
15.63
Saudi Arabian riyal
1
25.84
26.00
Qatari riyal
1
26.62
26.79
Thai baht
1
3.00
3.02
UAE Dirham
1
26.39
26.55
Malaysian ringgit
1
29.68
29.86
South Korean Won 100
9.34
9.40
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)



Int'l Coverage on Nepal

''It's too easy to go to Mt Everest now,'' says Canberra mountaineer

''It's too easy to go to Mt Everest now,'' says Canberra mountaineer

23-04-2014 Hits:170 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

The president of the Canberra Climbers Association has criticised a culture of western entitlement at Mount Everest after the deaths of 13 local guides on Friday. Zac Zaharias, a Canberran who has cl...

Diaspora

Nepalnews Exclusive: A Nepali scientist involved in ground-breaking research in physics

Nepalnews Exclusive: A Nepali scientist involved in ground-breaking research in physics

21-04-2014 Hits:401 Diaspora nepalnews

A Nepali physicist, Dr Yadav Pandit, is involved in a trailblazing research to find how the subatomic particles that filled...

University of Leeds launches free online course

28-03-2014 Hits:3344 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:1744 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:1639 Diaspora

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


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