Ex-Gurkha veteran staging hunger strike hospitalized in UK

Published On: August 18, 2021 09:46 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 18: Former Gurkha veteran, Dhan Gurung – who has been staging a hunger strike along with his fellow Gurkha veteran – has been hospitalized on Tuesday evening.

LONDON, August 12: The United Kingdom’s main opposition, Labour Party, has expressed its solidarity with the struggle waged by ex-Gurkha veterans who resorted to stage hunger strike near the Prime Minister’s residence since last Saturday.

Ex-Gurkha veterans launch hunger strike

Published On: August 9, 2021 08:51 AM NPT By: Republica

LONDON, August 9: The ex-Gurkha veterans, who staged a relay hunger strike in front of the office of the British Prime Minister for the past 17 days demanding equal pension pay, have now launched a fast-unto-death campaign.

LONDON, July 18: The 10th World Conference of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) will be held in the fourth week of October.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Milan Ghimire, a 23-year old Nepali youth has been arrested on charge of shooting a fellow Nepali co-worker on Monday. Phu Tsewang, a 56-year-old co-worker of Ghimire was found dead from multiple gunshots.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Six films were able to secure award in Nepal America Film Festival 2021 on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 4:  The Embassy of Nepal in London said it sent a letter to the UK-based Daily Mail newspaper regarding a baseless claim about the origin of a mutant strain of SARS-Cov-2 in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal's Ambassador to the United States, Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that discussions are underway with the US government to bring 3 to 5 million units of AstraZeneca vaccine to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 13: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) aircraft will be flying home a total of 600 oxygen cylinders from Muscat, Oman coming Saturday.

Nepali among those killed in Baltimore shooting

Published On: May 10, 2021 11:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 10: A Nepali was among three persons killed in a shooting that took place in Woodlawn, Baltimore, the US state of Maryland on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Sagar Ghimire who recently graduated from an American university.