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Candidacies filed for CA panel chairs; polls tomorrow KATHMANDU: The Constituent Assembly secretariat today registered candidacies for the chiefs of four CA committees. No one has filed candidacy to head one of the ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-24 5:39 PM] 

Excavator hit kills youth in Tanahun DAMAULI: A 26-year-old died while an excavator hit the motorcycle he was riding on in Dulegauda of Tanahun on Thursday afternoon. Rajan Ruchel of Dulegauda-9 d ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-24 5:13 PM] 

3yo child killed in Rautahat fire‚ 30 houses gutted RAUTAHAT: A 3-year-old child has been killed in a fire that broke out at Brahmapuri-8 in the district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Krish Go ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-24 5:38 PM] 

Key pending reforms facing India's next government NEW DELHI: The biggest challenge for India's next government, due to take charge after election results in May, will be to pull the economy out of its deepest s ...Full story[Updated: 2014-04-24 2:44 PM] 

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700 kg of red sanders seized‚ one arrested KATHMANDU: Police today seized around 700 kg of red sandalwood from a van (Ba 3 Cha 6810) near Nagdhunga and detained the van driver for further investigation. A team fr ...Full story

Forex

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  • ChineseYuan
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  • US Dollar
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  • 97.42
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  • Pound Sterling
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  • Swiss Franc
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  • Australian Dollar
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  • Canadian Dollar
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  • Singapore Dollar
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  • 78.00
  • Saudi Riyal
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  • 26.14
  • Qatari Riyal
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  • Thai Baht
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  • UAE Dirham
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  • Malaysian Ringgit
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  • Japanese Yen
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  • Euro
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  • 132.87
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  • South Korean Won
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The Foreign Exchange Rates are fixed by Nepal Rastra Bank.

Markets

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  • Bank of Kathman ...
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  • Nepal Investmen ...
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  • Everest Bank li ...
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  • 7
  • Global IME Bank ...
  • 455
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RSS FeedNepal

Storm blocks power supply to Khotang KHOTANG: Electricity supply has been completely obstructed in Kotang district since yesterday. Power supply is blocked after a storm broke down two poles in Saune Jungle of Udaya ... Full story

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Formula One boss Ecclestone's bribery trial begins in M ... MUNICH: Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone said he remained confident as he went on trial on Thursday for bribery in Germany in a case that could end the Briton's decade ...Full story

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70pc govt services to go online KATHMANDU: The government is coming up with an ambitious plan that aims to make 70 per cent of its services available online by 2018. For this, the ...Full story

 

Readerspeak

DESHMAN from KATHMANDU wrote:
There should be minimum wage provision and it should not be scrapped.
However, there should be provision for the employer to hire and fire just as there is provision for worker to leave or change the job as they wish, which creates problem for the employer and overall productivity.

 

RSS Feed Opinion

    EDITORIAL: Uneasy trends
    EDITORIAL
    Nepal has been increasingly adopting policies and practices over the past few years aimed at boosting the performance of its financial se...
    China's currency conundrum: No easy way out at present
    RONALD MCKINNON
    The People’s Bank of China (PBOC), it seems, cannot win. In late February, the gradual appreciation of the renminbi was interrupted...
    TOPICS: Positive attitude works
    ANJILA GHIMIRE
    After completing my exams, I got relieved as if I had overcome the biggest hurdle of my life, but the most awaited part was the results,...
    BLOG SURF: College thoughts
    SUNNY SARRAF
    First, you join the college thinking that you will have to study less than you used to in class 10. If you are taking science, then you a...

Question of the Week

Tattoos — a forever body art; once inked in, it stays with you for life. Removing, as many say, is more expensive than getting one in the first place. So, what do you think about getting a tattoo? Taking into consideration that it is permanent, do you think the design should be thought out thoroughly, planned and then needled into skin? Or would you go for one on a whim? Why? Give reasons. Send your replies in not more than 200 words by Friday, April 25 by 2 pm to Features Department, The Himalayan Times, e-mail

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What do you think caused the avalanche in Mount Everest on Friday morning, killing scores of Sherpa guides?

  Natural cause

  High traffic of climbers

  Global warming

  Cannot say


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