October 4, 2020 02:30 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The federal government of Canada has quietly settled a lawsuit filed by survivors and family members in the wake of a suicide bombing outside the Canadian embassy in Kabul four years ago that killed 15 Nepali Gurkhas and Indian private security contractors, CBC News reported.
September 23, 2020 08:00 PM NPT
When she heard of her appointment as Nepal’s ambassador to Israel two years ago, Dr Anjan Shakya was not elated. She preferred some other country. Moreover, she feared Israel might not have been entirely free of the conflict; she grew up hearing about the war between Israel and Palestine. On February 9, she reached the 'holy land' (The land of Israel is considered pious because of its connection with the birth, crucifiction and resurrection of Jesus Christ) as Nepal’s ambassador to Israel.
September 19, 2020 05:05 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Nepal and Cyprus, with support from the Government of Cyprus and in coordination with Nepali authorities, organized the voluntary return of 63 Nepali nationals. The migrants landed at the Tribhuvan International airport on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Three more Nepali nationals died of COVID-19 this week in foreign countries, according to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA). With this, the COVID-19 death toll of Nepali nationals dying abroad has reached 195.