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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.

Nepal, India begin talks to build 6,720 MW power project
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) Three days after Nepal and Indian infrastructure major GMR sealed a deal to develop the 900 MW Upper Karnali hydropower project in the Himalayan nation, senior officials from the two neighbours Monday resumed talks to build another mega bilateral power project in Nepal.

Nepal's former king suffers heart attack
Nepal's last king, Gyanendra Shah, was in a stable condition in a Kathmandu hospital on Sunday after suffering a heart attack, his doctor said.

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.

Nepal's last king is hospitalized after suffering heart attack
Doctors say Nepal's former king has suffered a heart attack and has been hospitalized.

India to build Nepal power plant
Nepal's government endorses plans for Indian firm GMR to build the country's biggest hydro-power plant.

Nepal, GMR sign landmark pact to boost energy cooperation
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) The Nepal government and the GMR-ITD Consortium Friday signed a landmark Project Development Agreement (PDA) to develop the 900 MW Upper Karnali hydropower project, aiming to boost bilateral power cooperation wioth India.

Nepal enters Asiad cricket quarter-finals defeating Malaysia by 46 runs
The Nepali national women's cricket team has advanced to the quarter-finals after defeating Malaysia by 46 runs in the Asian Games Women's Cricket Competition held at Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon, South Korea, on Monday, September 22, 2014.

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September 22, 2014, 9:59 PM
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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*