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Nepal Least Beneficiary In South Asia From Trade With India
KATHMANDU, Aug 25 (Bernama) -- Nepal is the least beneficiary in South Asia from trade with India, despite New Delhi's decision to provide duty free facilities to Nepali products.

Thousands gather in Nepal for human flag record
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people holding colored boards gathered in Nepal's capital on Saturday in an attempt to break the record for the largest human national flag.

Nepal's data won't hold water
Water is a critical resource in Nepal's economic development, with agriculture, industry, household use and even power generation depending on it. The good news is that the Himalayan nation has plenty of water.

Tens of thousands gather in Nepal's capital in bid to set mark for biggest human national flag
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Nepal's capital holding colored boards in an attempt to break the record for the largest human national flag.

180 dead as floods wash away homes in Nepal, India
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from three days of flooding and torrential rain in Nepal and India rose to more than 180 people Monday, as relief teams sent food, tents and medicine to prevent any outbreaks of disease.

Nepal, India floods leave nearly 200 dead, scores missing
Floods and landslides in Nepal and northern India have killed nearly 200 people and scores more are missing, local authorities said Monday. Nepal has been worst hit, with 105 people confirmed dead after torrential rain triggered landslides and flooding, devastating entire villages in what the country's prime minister termed a "national tragedy". Another 136 people are missing, and authorities ...

China Proposes Trilateral Partnership With India, Nepal
KATHMANDU, Aug 25 (Bernama) -- China has expressed its willingness to build a trilateral partnership with India and Nepal in areas of hydro power development and other economic sectors, Kantipur daily reported from Beijing.

Flooding in Nepal kills US tourist, capsizes boat
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An American tourist died trying to cross a flooded river in Nepal on Thursday, and two people were missing from a crowded boat that capsized on another river swollen by monsoon rains in the Himalayan country.

Nepal gay community parades for same-sex marriage
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tooting horns and ringing chimes, hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital Monday for a colorful celebration of Gaijatra, a Hindu festival to remember the dead that is gleefully overtaken each year by the country's gay community.

Nepal Standard Time
August 28, 2014, 2:59 AM
Foreign Exchange Rates
Currency Unit Buying/Rs. Selling/Rs.
U.S. dollar 1 96.61 97.21
European euro 1 127.47 128.26
UK pound sterling 1 160.26 161.26
Swiss franc 1 105.45 106.10
Australian dollar 1 89.97 90.53
Canadian dollar 1 88.21 88.75
Singapore dollar 1 77.30 77.78
Japanese yen 10 9.30 9.35
Chinese renminbi (Yuan) 1 15.70 15.80
Saudi Arabian riyal 1 25.76 25.92
Qatari riyal 1 26.53 26.70
Thai baht 1 3.02 3.04
UAE Dirham 1 26.30 26.47
Malaysian ringgit 1 30.55 30.74
South Korean Won 100 9.47 9.53
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*