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  • Two weeks after electing the Prime Minister, the country is likely to have a cabinet of ministers by the end of the day. After late night talks on Sunday, the two largest parties, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML were able to chart the tentative shape of the new government and the portfolios the...
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Latest Headlines

PM Koirala intends to give full shape to Cabinet by today evening

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has instructed the talk team members of both…

Old pipe bomb found

A pipe bomb was found at Dolpa’s airport in Jufal VDC.

'Valley rivers remain polluted because of uncivilized Kathmanduites'

Former Prime Minister and senior leader of CPN-UML Madhav Kumar Nepal...

CA Vice-chair election scheduled published

The Constituent Assembly (CA) Secretariat has published the schedule for…

Nepal Economic Summit to begin today

Nepal Economic Summit is taking place in the capital from Monday with the...

NC-UML talks conclude; more discussions on Monday

The power sharing talks between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML have concluded…

Chepang village boasts of solar panels all over village

The remotest village of Chitwan district inhabited by Chepangs, a…

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February 24 2014 headlines in Nepali dailies

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Economy

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Nepal Economic Summit to begin today

Nepal Economic Summit is taking place in the capital from Monday with the slogan of 'Destination Nepal for Investment'.

In Focus

Kathmandu's eight Kumaris

Kathmandu's eight Kumaris

10-02-2014 Hits:2971 Features anand

The living goddesses of Kathmandu, the Kumaris, received a special treat this Saturday. Hyumat Misa Puchaa, a Newari traditional  group,...

Opinion & Analysis

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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?

Drama, democracy and constitution

Drama, democracy and constitution

26-01-2014 rajesh

Two months have gone by since the CA results were declared but the people’s aspirations remain unfulfilled despite the commitment...

Principle of Reciprocity is Applied Differently

Principle of Reciprocity is Applied Differently

18-01-2014 rajesh

The principle of reciprocity is often discussed in diplomacy, especially in the conduct of bilateral relations. Simply put the principle...

The President versus the PM

The President versus the PM

09-01-2014 anand

Almost two months have passed since the CA election, and the fact that the political parties have still not been...

Tug of war: who will call the CA meeting?

Tug of war: who will call the CA meeting?

06-01-2014 rabindra

The internal party rift on the PR selection has not even cooled down...

The Power Game, Politics and the Leaders

The Power Game, Politics and the Leaders

03-01-2014 anand

Our second Constituent Assembly (CA) election has been successfully completed. However, the post-election political developments in the country do not...

World

Party time as Sochi Games close

Party time as Sochi Games close

24-02-2014 Hits:154 world news rajesh

Sochi let its hair down on Sunday at a rollicking end-of-games Olympic party celebrating Russia's spirit and culture through the...

Sports

MFC beats APF to step into title race of A Division League

MFC beats APF to step into title race of A Division League

23-02-2014 Hits:149 Sports anand

Machhindra Football Club (MFC) defeated Armed Police Force (APF) 1-0 in the Super Six round under the Martyr's Memorial Red...

 

 

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Forex

Exchange Rate for 24 Feb 2014    
Currency
Buying*
Selling*
U.S. Dollar
1
99.10
99.70
European Euro
1
136.16
136.98
UK Pound Sterling
1
164.67
165.67
Swiss Franc
1
111.61
112.29
Australian Dollar
1
88.96
89.50
Canadian Dollar
1
89.24
89.78
Singapore Dollar
1
78.22
78.69
Japanese Yen
10
9.67
9.72
Chinese Renminbi (Yuan)
1
16.27
16.37
Saudi Arabian Riyal
1
26.42
26.58
Qatari Riyal
1
27.21
27.38
Thai Baht
1
3.05
3.06
UAE Dirham
1
26.98
27.14
Malaysian Ringgit
1
30.08
30.26
South Korean Won
100
9.24
9.29
Indian Rupees
100
160.00
160.15
*In Nepalese Rupees (Rs)

Int'l Coverage on Nepal

Seven months pregnant and working in the fields

Seven months pregnant and working in the fields

24-02-2014 Hits:133 Int'l Coverage Sanjeev Singh - avatar Sanjeev Singh

In the Himalayan nation of Nepal, in the village of Pawati, Januka Rasaeli plants vegetables on her farm. After an hour, she treks back home to chop wood. Before long, she is herding goats on a hillsi...

Diaspora

Dahal urges Qatar’s PM to resolve labour problems

21-02-2014 Hits:471 Diaspora Nepalnews

In light of recent reports on ill treatment of Nepali and other migrant workers...

British Minister apprised of int’l students’ problems

British Minister apprised of int’l students’ problems

23-01-2014 Hits:3766 Diaspora nepalnews

British Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills, Dr Vince Cable, has assured that he will convey the problems related to...

Ambassador Sharma pays farewell visits

Ambassador Sharma pays farewell visits

21-01-2014 Hits:6729 Diaspora Bhagirath Yogi

Nepalese ambassador to the USA, Dr. Shankar Prasad Sharma, attended a farewell reception hosted in his honor by the US...

Cambodian PM meets UN envoy

Cambodian  PM meets UN envoy

20-01-2014 Hits:3163 Diaspora B Yogi

Prime Minister of Cambodia, Hun Sen, has held over three-hour long talks with the United Nations special rapporteur on Cambodia,...


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