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Nepal allows Tibetan monk cremation after China controversy
Nepal said Tuesday it had agreed to allow a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Kathmandu, overturning an earlier ban which had sparked claims that it had caved to pressure from China. The Nepalese Embassy in India initially granted approval for Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche's body to be transported to Nepal from neighbouring India for cremation after he died of a heart attack in Germany ...

Revered Tibetan Buddhist monk cremated in Nepal
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of Tibetan exiles in Nepal have prayed for a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk during his cremation ceremony but have refrained from holding political rallies.

Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan Buddhist monk
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The body of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk can now be cremated at his monastery in the hills outside Nepal's capital, the government said Tuesday after reversing its earlier objections to bringing the body into the country.

Nepal to sign power trade accord with India
Nepal's three major political parties - the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) - late Tuesday consented to the government's plan to sign a power trade agreement (PTA) with India during the forthcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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August 1, 2014, 9:39 PM
Foreign Exchange Rates
Currency Unit Buying/Rs. Selling/Rs.
U.S. dollar 1 96.59 97.19
European euro 1 129.26 130.06
UK pound sterling 1 163.00 164.01
Swiss franc 1 106.21 106.87
Australian dollar 1 89.78 90.34
Canadian dollar 1 88.48 89.03
Singapore dollar 1 77.44 77.92
Japanese yen 10 9.39 9.45
Chinese renminbi (Yuan) 1 15.64 15.74
Saudi Arabian riyal 1 25.75 25.91
Qatari riyal 1 26.53 26.69
Thai baht 1 3.01 3.03
UAE Dirham 1 26.30 26.46
Malaysian ringgit 1 30.21 30.40
South Korean Won 100 9.40 9.45
Today's Weather Forcast
Stations Max.(ºC) Min.(ºC) Rainfall(mm)
Dadeldhura 27.5 14.4 1.6
Dipayal 38.7 23.5 0.0
Dhangadi 41.4 25.2 0.0
Birendranagar 38.8 23.5 Traces
Nepalgunj 42.0 25.5 Traces
Jumla 24.2 10.5 4.8
Dang 37.8 22.0 2.2
Pokhara 33.7 18.7 14.2
Bhairahawa 40.8 28.5 0.0
Simra 38.3 26.0 0.0
Kathmandu 31.1 18.5 0.5
Okhaldhunga 24.1 13.1 1.7
Taplejung 25.2 16.0 2.4
Dhankuta 29.4 21.0 8.5
Biratnagar 33.5 22.0 0.0
Jiri 24.0 11.5 19.0*