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  • Flood-troubled Gobargadha villagers to relocate to safer place
    Mar 18, 2018-Gobargadha of Hanuman Nagar Kankalini Municipality-13 in Saptari district is going to be shifted to a safer area because the village is highly vulnerable to flood. Almost every year during monsoon season, the village is flooded by the Saptakoshi river and other streams that surround it.

  • Nepal for "mutually beneficial" ties with India, China: FM
    Nepal's Left alliance government will maintain a "mutually beneficial" relationship with India and China to seek economic benefits from both the Asian giants, the country's newly-appointed Foreign Affairs Minister said today. Pradeep Gyawali, who was inducted on Friday, also said that the Nepal ...

  • Nepal earn ODI status for first time
    Nepal have gained ODI status for the first time in their history after defeating Papua New Guinea by six wickets in the Cricket World Cup Qualifier play-off here. Nepal's bowlers laid the platform for the comprehensive win, with Sandeep Lamichhane and Dipendra Airee taking four wickets apiece to dismiss ...

  • Nepal plane crash survivor says don't drink, sleep on flight
    KATHMANDU, Nepal — A Nepali travel agent who survived a plane crash earlier this week said passengers should not drink alcohol during flights and refrain from sleeping during landing and takeoff. Dayaram Tamrakar said Friday from his hospital bed that he was able to get up from his seat, break down ...

  • Nepal's Chief Justice Sacked After He Is Accused of Faking Date of ...
    KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal's chief justice was fired on Wednesday after the country's judicial council secretariat, a constitutional body, found that he had faked his date of birth to remain in office, an accusation he denied. The chief justice, Gopal Parajuli, emerged as a divisive figure in Nepal, a small ...

  • Nepal for 'mutually beneficial' ties with India, China: Pradeep Gyawali
    KATHMANDU: Nepal's Left alliance government will maintain a "mutually beneficial" relationship with India and China to seek economic benefits from both the ... Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has congratulated Gyawali on his appointment to the post of Foreign Minister of Nepal.

  • 'Save Me, Save Me': Scores Dead in Plane Crash in Nepal
    KATHMANDU, Nepal — A passenger plane from Bangladesh slammed into an empty field and erupted in flames just beyond the runway at the airport in Nepal's capital on Monday, and officials said at least 49 of the 71 people on board had died. Huge, dark gray columns of smoke uncoiled from the field as ...

  • Nepal, knights feature in latest ETcetera issue
    From Kilgore to Nepal (using Kathmandu as a target destination) is about 8,300 miles. Despite that vast distance, though, there's a strong connection between Kilgore and that south Asian country of 25 million people. The newest issue of ETcetera magazine, included in today's News Herald, includes a ...

  • Nepal authorities struggle to identify plane crash survivors
    KATHMANDU, Nepal — Authorities in Nepal are struggling to identify the survivors of a deadly plane crash earlier this week, with many of the injured badly burned, in critical condition and unable to speak, officials said Thursday. Extensive burns, in both the living and the dead, have made identifications far ...

  • Week in pictures: From Russian election to Nepal plane crash
    A photo round-up of some of last week's events, including gun control protests in US and fighting in Syria's Afrin. 16 Mar 2018. A child sleeps in a bag in the village of Beit Sawa in Syria's Eastern Ghouta. Omar Sanadiki/Reuters. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko picks up the hat of a military soldier as he and Austrian ...

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March 18, 2018, 7:33 PM
Foreign Exchange Rates
Currency Unit Buying/Rs. Selling/Rs.
 U.S. Dollar 1 103.60 104.20
 European Euro 1 127.64 128.38
 UK Pound Sterling 1 144.62 145.46
 Swiss Franc 1 109.04 109.67
 Australian Dollar 1 80.43 80.90
 Canadian Dollar 1 79.14 79.60
 Singapore Dollar 1 78.85 79.31
 Japanese Yen 10 9.80 9.86
 Chinese Yuan 1 16.38 16.47
 Saudi Arabian Riyal 1 27.62 27.78
 Qatari Riyal 1 28.45 28.62
 Thai Baht 1 3.32 3.34
 UAE Dirham 1 28.20 28.37
 Malaysian Ringgit 1 26.50 26.65
 South Korean Won 100 9.70 9.76
 Swedish Kroner 1 12.65 12.72
 Danish Kroner 1 17.14 17.24
 Hong Kong Dollar 1 13.21 13.29
 Kuwaity Dinar 1 345.44 347.44
 Bahrain Dinar 1 274.79 276.38
Note: Under the present system the open market exchange rates quoted by different banks may differ.
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