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Chiran Sharma

Chiran Sharma is associated with for the last seven years. He looks after the issues related to Nepali people living abroad.

Nepal loses millions of foreign currency as pension of British Gurkha soldiers is remitted to Indian central bank

Published On: April 30, 2022 12:00 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, April 30: The Gurkhas have objected to the loss of millions of rupees to Nepal as the pensions of the former Gurkhas in the UK are still being deposited in the Reserve Bank of India.

If 100,000 NRNs open bank accounts in Nepal, there will be no liquidity crisis: FinMin

Published On: April 14, 2022 07:30 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, April 14: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged Nepalis around the world to open dollar accounts in Nepali banks and invest in them.

Nepalis stranded in Lithuanian and Belarus forests request immediate rescue

Published On: March 13, 2022 11:33 AM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, As many as 11 Nepali nationals who left Russia are currently stranded in the forests of Lithuania and Belarus.

Most of Nepalis in Ukraine rescued

Published On: March 11, 2022 12:25 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, March 11: Most of the Nepali nationals displaced in Ukraine as a result of the Russia-Ukraine conflict have been rescued.

Nepalis living in Ukraine are safe: NRNA

Published On: February 24, 2022 06:10 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, Feb 24: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has expressed concern over the safety of Nepali people living in Ukraine.

Over 88 percent Nepalis abroad received full dose of COVID-19 vaccines: NRNA

Published On: January 3, 2022 04:55 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, Jan 3: More than 88 percent of Nepali people living outside Nepal have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19. According to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), more than 88 percent of Nepalese living in 51 countries have received a full dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Santosh Shah wins BBC’s ‘MasterChef The Professionals Rematch 2021’

Published On: December 28, 2021 08:51 AM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, Dec 28: Nepali chef Santosh Shah working in the UK has won another world famous title. In the final broadcast on BBC One on Monday evening, Chef Santosh Shah surpassed the other three competitors to win the title of ' MasterChef The Professionals Rematch 2021’.

PM Deuba urges non-resident Nepalis to help bring in foreign investment

Published On: October 30, 2021 06:01 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, Oct 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNAs) to help bring in foreign direct investment in Nepal.

Ex-Gurkhas break hunger strike as UK government agrees to hold talks with Nepal government

Published On: August 20, 2021 09:23 AM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

KATHMANDU, August 20: The British government has proposed talks with Nepal to address the demands of the agitating Gorkhas for equal pensions and rights.

NRNA 10th World Conference from October 23 to 25 in Kathmandu

Published On: July 18, 2021 11:44 AM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

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

UK Government sends 260 ventilators to Nepal

Published On: May 28, 2021 08:51 AM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, May 28: The Government of the United Kingdom has sent 260 ventilators and other medical supplies to Nepal.

Nearly 500-year-old Bhairav’s mask sold for Rs 7 million in Paris

Published On: December 11, 2020 01:03 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, Dec 11: A mask of the deity Bhairav that is nearly 500 years old has been sold for Rs 7 million in Paris, France. The mask’s manufacture is predicted to date between the 15th and 17th century. It has been sold for 50,000 euros which converts to Rs 7.1 million through an online auction.

Passengers traveling to Nepal stopped at Heathrow Airport after Qatar Airways refused to accept COVID-19 PCR report produced by NHS, UK (with video)

Published On: September 10, 2020 03:50 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, Sept 10: Shailendra Kumar Jha and his spouse from Rajbiraj of Nepal reached Heathrow International Airport in London on Wednesday to catch their scheduled flight to Nepal.

No Nepali died of COVID-19 in foreign countries last week

Published On: June 14, 2020 01:15 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

KATHMANDU, June 14: None of the Nepali nationals living in various foreign countries died due to COVID-19 last week.

128 Nepalis die of COVID-19 worldwide; 15,826 infected

Published On: May 31, 2020 11:00 AM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, May 31: As many as 128 Nepali nationals have died of the coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) worldwide as of Saturday evening. This data includes seven death cases in Nepal and 121 others in foreign countries

117 Nepalis die of COVID-19 throughout the world, 12,811 get infected so far

Published On: May 24, 2020 08:54 AM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, May 24: As many as 117 Nepali nationals living in different parts of the world have died as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection as of Saturday evening.

78 Non-resident Nepalis die of COVID-19 worldwide: NRNA

Published On: May 10, 2020 12:56 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

KATHMANDU, May 10: A total of 78 Non-resident Nepalis have died due to coronavirus and 5,472 Nepalis have been diagnosed with the same disease as of Saturday evening, the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) said on Sunday.

Fifth Nepali succumbs to COVID-19 infection in the United Kingdom

Published On: April 9, 2020 02:48 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, April 9: Nottingham-based Shiva Shrestha succumbed to COVID-19 infection on Wednesday, becoming the fifth Non-resident Nepali to die of the contagion in the past two weeks in the United Kingdom.

Pokhara airport to come into operation by December next year: Minister Bhattarai

Published On: November 4, 2019 02:45 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, Nov 4: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the works of national pride projects have been executed faster than expected.

President, PM to address NRNA Global Conference in mid-October

Published On: September 30, 2019 04:30 PM NPT By: Chiran Sharma

LONDON, Sept 30: Ninth Global Conference of Non-Resident Nepalese Association which is scheduled to be held in Kathmandu from October 15 to 17 will be inaugurated by President Bidya Devi Bhandari.