RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 10: Michael Phelps sat alone, thoroughly exhausted. He put his head in his hands and then motioned at his neck as though he had nothing left to give.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 8: When Michael Phelps arrived in Rio as a 31-year-old swimmer who retired once and endured plenty of turmoil away from the pool, everyone wondered just how many gold medals was a realistic goal.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7: The Olympics began in full with the first gold medal going to an American teenager by the fearsome name of Thrasher. There was plenty of rough riding on a punishing cycling course, a smooth opener for Kevin Durant and company, and a difficult loss for Venus Williams.

Rupee strengthens, gold shines

August 6, 2016 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, July Aug 6: Nepali rupee gained 15 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, appreciated against the greenback. Gold price, on the other hand, went up by Rs 425 per 10 grams over the week.

Rupee appreciates, gold shines

July 30, 2016 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, July 30: Nepali rupee gained 10 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, gained value against the greenback. Gold price, on the other hand, increased by Rs 430 per 10 grams over the week.

Man arrested with 25 tolas gold

July 25, 2016 16:47 pm

NAWALPARASI, JULY 25: Police have arrested a person with 25 tolas of raw gold. The arrested is Sanjay Chhetri, 22, of Thada VDC-3, Arghakhachi, according to DSP Rajesh Thapa of Area Police Office Nawalpur.

Rupee weakens, gold loses shine

July 23, 2016 02:40 am

KATHMANDU, July 23: Nepali rupee lost 21 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, lost value against the greenback.

Rupee strengthens, gold price down

July 15, 2016 23:45 pm

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepali rupee gained 78 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, appreciated against the greenback. Gold price, on the other hand, came down by Rs 600 per 10 grams over the week.

MELAMCHI, July 14: Police have seized over a kg of gold and four kgs of silver from Melamchi municipality-8, Bahunepati of Sindhupalchowk district.

Gold for Neer and Ganga

July 13, 2016 01:50 am

KATHMANDU, July 13: Neer Bikram Devkota of Tribhuvan University (TU) and Ganga Bista of Far-western University (FWU) on Tuesday claimed badminton singles title in men's and women's sections respectively in the Prime Minister Cup University-level National Sports being held in the capital.

Gold jewellery fraud racket busted

July 11, 2016 09:30 am

ITAHARI, July 11: The police have busted a fraud racket involved in intoxicating the people before robbing them off gold jewellery.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepali rupee lost 1 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, lost value against the greenback. Price of gold, on the other hand, went up by Rs 90 per 10 grams over the week.

NEPALGUNJ, July 6: A man has been arrested with a huge quantity of gold and silver from Rohani River of Kohalpur-12.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepali migrant workers have urged the government to reverse its decision of barring overseas returnees from bringing raw gold and silver into the country.

Nepali rupee gained 66 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, appreciated against the greenback. Gold price, on the other hand, remained unchanged over the week at Rs 50,155 per 10 grams.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepali migrant workers have urged the government to reverse its decision of barring overseas returnees from bringing raw gold and silver into the country.

KATHMANDU, June 30:Jewelers have opposed a government decision to bar overseas returnees from bringing raw gold into the country.

KATHMANDU, June 25:Nepali rupee lost 20 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, lost value against the greenback. Gold price, on the other hand, went up by Rs 1,745 per 10 grams over the week.

Kathmandu, June 24: The price of gold increased by Rs 3,000 per tola in the Nepali market Friday and was traded at Rs 59,000.

Rupee strengthens, gold price up

June 10, 2016 20:32 pm

WEEKLY MARKET COMMENTARY (June 5-10)  KATHMANDU, June 10: Nepali rupee gained 96 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, gained value against the greenback. Gold price, on the other hand, went up by Rs 515 per 10 grams over the week.  CURRENCY Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central regulatory bank, had opened currency trading on Sunday with value of dollar fixed at Rs 108.07.