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Nepali journalist assaulted in New York

November 11, 2018 09:09 AM

NEW YORK, Nov 11: Umesh Rai, the brother-in-law of  Paruhang Rai assualted Lokmani Rai, a Nepali journalist based in New York, for writing news. Paruhang Rai is the chief assistant of Sherdhan Rai, the chief minister of Province 1.

Brother-in-law of Sherdhan Rai's assistant assaults a Nepali Journalist in New York

November 10, 2018 12:00 PM

UNITED STATES, Nov 10: Umesh Rai, the brother-in -law of Paruhang Rai assualted Lokmani Rai, a journalist based in New York, in the vengeance of writing news. Paruhang Rai is the chief assitant of Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai of Province 1.

Harry Bhandari of Nepali origin wins the Senate in US' mid-term election

November 7, 2018 11:45 AM

UNITED STATES, Nov 7: Harry Bhandari of Nepali origin has the won the Senate in the mid-term election of the United States.

Maryland gun shooting: One Nepali dies, and another severely injured

September 22, 2018 07:59 AM

AMERICA, Sept 22: In a shooting incident in Harford County, Maryland, USA, one Nepali died whle another one sustained critical injuries. Three Americans have also died in the incident.

To save Dr. Govinda KC, Nepalis sign petition

July 21, 2018 10:08 AM

UNITED STATES, July 21: A petition filed on Change.org in the United States urging the government to save life of Dr. Govinda KC and fulfill the raised demands he’s championed for has seen support of 15,000 people so far. Once 100,000 people sign the petition, the organizers aim to submit it to the United Nations, according to activist Shiva Prakash.

Sunita Danuwar awarded by the US State Department Award

June 29, 2018 09:00 AM

WASHINGTON DC, June 29:  Sunita Danuwar, a leading social activist from Nepal has been awarded the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) award provided by US Department of State for her contribution against trafficking.

Harry Bhandari wins Maryland State Assembly election

June 27, 2018 11:17 AM

AMERICA June 27: Harry Bandari of Nepali origin has been elected as a member to the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District-8, becoming the first Nepali ever to attain such a political height in the mainstream American politics.

Nepal govt all set to buy building for embassy in America

June 14, 2018 12:25 PM

WASHINGTON, June 14: The process, which was initiated by the Nepal government 40 years ago, for buying a building for Nepali embassy in the United States of America has come to a final stage.

Intellectuals’ conference to be held on June 16 in San Francisco

May 24, 2018 16:19 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, May 24: Non-Resident Nepalese Association, America is making final preparations to hold conference of intellectuals. The conference will be held on June 16 in San Francisco.

Renew of TPS still ambivalent

January 9, 2018 18:28 PM

As it is still not sure whether the Trump administration would renew the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) of Nepali residing in the USA without proper documents, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) did not renew the TPS of citizens from Honduras and El Salvador.

US approves 500 million compact with Nepal for road and power sectors

September 10, 2017 12:48 PM

KATHMANDU, September 10: The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors approved a $500 million compact with Nepal last August. The pending Congressional review for the compact was signed by both governments in September.

Ultra-runner and mountaineer Pandit dies in USA

June 18, 2017 20:38 PM

TEXAS, June 18: Ultra-runner and mountaineer Sanjay Pandit died in the Mount Denali National Park in the USA. Nepali embassy in Washington D.C. has confirmed that Pandit was descending Denali, the highest mountain of the North America.

NRNs will get the right to vote: Foreign Minister Mahat

January 15, 2017 13:29 PM

NEW YORK, Jan 15: Foreign Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that the government is committed to providing the Non-Resident Nepalis (NRNs) the right to vote in elections in Nepal.

UN takes initiative to release Nepalis abducted in Darfur, identified

November 30, 2016 12:40 PM

NEW YORK, Nov 30: The Office of the United Nations has taken the initiative to release two Nepalis taken hostage by armed rebels in Sudanese city Darfur.