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5 killed in Nepal bus accident
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police says two speeding buses collided on a busy highway leaving at least five people killed and several more injured during the busiest travel week in the Himalayan nation.

Nepal clears Indian firm to build hydropower plant
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government signed an agreement Friday with Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydroelectric plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment.

Xi likely to visit Nepal next year, says Nepali FM
Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his desire to visit Nepal within 2015, to honour the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Sino-Nepal diplomatic ties, according to Foreign Minister M .....

Embezzlement scandal hits Nepal football
The head of the Nepal football association has been accused by a parliamentary committee of embezzling funds.

Nepal, India sign deal to build hydropower plant
Kathmandu Friday signed a long-delayed agreement with New Delhi to build Nepal's biggest hydropower plant in a bid to kickstart economic growth and ease crippling electricity shortages in both countries.

Modi gets Nepal's support for International Yoga Day
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Nepal has supported Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for an International Yoga Day enunciated during his speech at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

Nepal adopts jab to boost polio fight
Nepal on Thursday launched a drive to eradicate polio by supplementing oral vaccines with an injection that experts say will boost children's immunity against the disease.

Nepal must scrap 35-day limit on reporting rapes: rights group
Nepal must scrap a 35-day time limit for reporting rapes that prevents victims from seeking justice, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday in a report on wartime sexual violence in the Himalayan nation.

Nepal Standard Time
Thursday
October 2, 2014, 4:02 AM
Foreign Exchange Rates
Currency Unit Buying/Rs. Selling/Rs.
U.S. dollar 1 98.28 98.88
European euro 1 123.78 124.54
UK pound sterling 1 159.07 160.04
Swiss franc 1 102.52 103.15
Australian dollar 1 85.51 86.03
Canadian dollar 1 87.69 88.23
Singapore dollar 1 77.03 77.50
Japanese yen 10 8.94 9.00
Chinese renminbi (Yuan) 1 16.01 16.11
Saudi Arabian riyal 1 26.20 26.36
Qatari riyal 1 26.99 27.15
Thai baht 1 3.03 3.04
UAE Dirham 1 26.76 26.92
Malaysian ringgit 1 30.03 30.22
South Korean Won 100 9.24 9.30
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*