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Nepal: Much more to see than mountains
Yes, you can experience the mountains and culture of Nepal without crampons. Here's how.

Nepal-Lanka air links set to resume
Direct air links between Nepal and Sri Lanka are set to resume after a break of two and a half decades with Colombo-based carrier Mihin Lanka planning to begin services by February, tourism ministry officials said

Nepal loses to India in South Asian Women’s Invitational Volleyball C'ship
Nepal has lost to India 3-0 in its third match of the ongoing South Asian Women’s Invitational Volleyball Championship 2014 held at National Sports Council (NSC) covered hall in Tripureshwar, Kathmandu, on Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Nepal beats Maldives in 1st South Asian Women’s Invitational Volleyball C'ship
Nepal has made a flying start at the first edition of the South Asian Women’s Invitational Volleyball Championship 2014 that kicked off at National Sports Council (NSC) covered hall in Tripureshwar, Kathmandu, on Friday, December 19, 2014, defeating the Maldives 3-0.

China Breaks India Monopoly on Nepal Economy as Investment Grows
In the dusty outskirts of Kathmandu, south of the Himalayan mountain range that holds the world's highest peaks, Chinese engineers in orange hard hats oversee construction of Nepal's first eight-lane highway. ...

Nepal to sign India power deal during Modi's visit
Nepal is signing an agreement Tuesday for an Indian company to build a $1 billion hydroelectricity plant to boost supplies in the energy-starved Himalayan nation and to export power to India. The move ...

Nepal signs Indian power deal during Modi visit
Nepal signed an agreement Tuesday for an Indian company to build a $1 billion hydroelectric plant to boost supplies in the energy-starved Himalayan nation and export power to India. The move comes as regional ...

India, Nepal sign $1bn hydropower deal
Nepal and India signed a deal Tuesday to build a $1-billion hydropower plant as Indian premier Narendra Modi began a visit to the impoverished Himalayan nation. The deal allows India's state-owned company Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam to construct a 900-megawatt hydropower project on Nepal's Arun river, with electricity expected to be generated from 2021. Nepal will receive for free about 22 percent ...

British Ambassador to Nepal accused of supporting Christian missionaries
The British Ambassador to Nepal has been criticised over comments he made in support of religious freedom.

Nepal Standard Time
Tuesday
December 23, 2014, 1:09 AM
Foreign Exchange Rates
Currency Unit Buying/Rs. Selling/Rs.
U.S. dollar 1 100.89 101.49
European euro 1 123.71 124.44
UK pound sterling 1 157.50 158.43
Swiss franc 1 102.80 103.41
Australian dollar 1 82.22 82.71
Canadian dollar 1 87.00 87.52
Singapore dollar 1 76.51 76.96
Japanese yen 10 8.42 8.47
Chinese renminbi (Yuan) 1 16.22 16.31
Saudi Arabian riyal 1 26.88 27.04
Qatari riyal 1 27.71 27.87
Thai baht 1 3.07 3.09
UAE Dirham 1 27.47 27.63
Malaysian ringgit 1 28.93 29.11
South Korean Won 100 9.21 9.26
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*