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Nepal football chief steps down pending graft probe
Nepal's powerful football chief Ganesh Thapa stepped down from his post Monday, pending a parliamentary investigation accusing him of embezzling millions of dollars and accepting bribes during his 19-year tenure.

Nepal disaster a 'wake-up call' for trekkers and agencies
A snowstorm that killed dozens of people in Nepal is a "wake-up call" for the trekking industry and tourists alike, experts say, with some heading to the world's highest mountains unprepared for conditions that can easily turn deadly.

Nepal vows rule changes after climbing disaster
Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week.

Nepal end rescue efforts on popular trekking route
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal wrapped up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe.

Nepal to end rescue operation on trekking route
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to be stranded on a trekking route by a series of blizzards and avalanches that left dozens of others dead have been rescued and are safe.

Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in storm
Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed 38 hikers, had to bring to safety new climbers who set out on the same mountain trails where the blizzards struck.

Trekking tragedy shakes Nepal's faith in shoestring tourism
By Rupam Jain Nair and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - German tourist Tobias Pantel is determined to leave soon on a five-day hike in the Annapurna region, the very place where dozens were killed by a freak blizzard and avalanches in Nepal's most deadly trekking disaster. As the search for dozens still missing on the snow-covered Himalayan slopes continues and relatives around the world wait ...

Dozens killed in Nepal's trekking tragedy
Dozens were killed by a freak blizzard and avalanches in Nepal's most deadly trekking disaster.

Nepal Ends Rescue Efforts After Deadly Avalanches In Himalayas
Locals and international tourists are among at least 39 people known to have died in blizzards and avalanches throughout the foothills of Nepal's Himalayan mountain range last week.

Nepal Standard Time
Tuesday
October 21, 2014, 5:42 PM
Foreign Exchange Rates
Currency Unit Buying/Rs. Selling/Rs.
U.S. dollar 1 97.88 98.48
European euro 1 125.11 125.87
UK pound sterling 1 157.91 158.88
Swiss franc 1 103.71 104.35
Australian dollar 1 85.78 86.31
Canadian dollar 1 86.96 87.49
Singapore dollar 1 76.96 77.43
Japanese yen 10 9.16 9.21
Chinese renminbi (Yuan) 1 15.98 16.08
Saudi Arabian riyal 1 26.09 26.25
Qatari riyal 1 26.88 27.05
Thai baht 1 3.03 3.05
UAE Dirham 1 26.65 26.81
Malaysian ringgit 1 29.92 30.10
South Korean Won 100 9.25 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*