KATHMANDU, March 23: Thirteen Nepali nationals stranded in Thailand were rescued and brought to Nepal on Friday.

In a sobering revelation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) officially confirmed on Thursday the deaths of seven additional Nepali nationals who were fighting alongside the Russian army in Ukraine. This announcement comes amidst Nepal's prohibition on the recruitment of its nationals in foreign armies, with exceptions made only for the national armies of select friendly nations. Tragically, these individuals lost their lives in combat alongside Russian forces in Ukraine.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Minister for Foreign Affairs NP Saud said efforts were underway to repatriate the Nepali nationals recruited in the Russian military.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Nepali citizens visiting India can now easily acquire Indian SIM cards with the Indian government simplifying the provision for Nepali nationals.

KASKI, Jan 26: Kaski District Police Office has arrested six people on the charge of defrauding Nepalis by luring them with the promise to send them to Canada. Among those arrested are two foreigners and four Nepali nationals.

In yet another tragic news coming from Russia, another Nepali national, who was fighting alongside the Russian army in Ukraine, was killed.  The deceased has been identified as Sonu Sunar of Kathebar of Pyuthan Municipality-4. Sunar’s friend, who was injured in the war, informed the family back home about the tragic news. It is learnt that Sunar, who was working in Qatar, had left for Russia a few months ago in the hope of making a lucrative income.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Eight Nepali nationals were stopped from boarding flights in Kuwait and the UAE in two separate incidents after Indian immigration officials at Mumbai Airport discovered that their No Objection Certificates (NOC) and labor permits were forged.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Among the foreign tourists visiting India, Nepali tourists have secured a spot in the top 10, ranking 7th, according to data from the Ministry of Tourism of India for 2022.

The migration of young Nepali nationals abroad in search of better opportunities has reached alarming levels. Recent statistics reveal that a staggering 56,235 young people left Nepal in the month of Asoj (mid-September to mid-October) alone, coinciding with the country's grand festival, Dashain.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A total of 18 Nepali nationals have been evacuated from Israel with the help of the Indian government.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: A total of 254 Nepali nationals who were stranded in Israel due to the recent conflict have safely returned home. They arrived on Friday morning via a Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) wide-body aircraft.

In the face of the escalating Israel-Hamas conflict, a dire situation has emerged for Nepali citizens residing and working in Israel. The news of a potential massive ground offensive by Israel against Hamas operatives raises serious concerns about the safety and well-being of Nepali students and workers in Israel.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: A total of 254 Nepali nationals rescued from Israel have been brought to Nepal early this morning. They were brought home on a wide-body aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation. Government officials, including Minister for Foreign Affairs, NP Saud, had gone to Israel to pick them up.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The government has decided to bear the plane fare of Nepali nationals willing to return home from Israel.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepal has joined the group of nations in condemning Saturday’s terrorist attack in Israel that left several dead and hundreds others including at least nine Nepali nationals injured. Reports said that a few other Nepali nationals working in Israel have been held hostage by the Hamas group that unleashed the attack on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, August 9: The Government of Nepal has expressed growing concern over its citizens enlisting in foreign military services without official authorization. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) issued a statement on August 1, expressing concern about Nepali nationals joining foreign military services. While acknowledging that Nepali citizens are allowed to join the national army of only a few countries as per bilateral agreements, the statement requested Nepali nationals not to engage in security-related work in war-torn countries.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The Government of Nepal has stated that it is constantly making maximum efforts for the safety and rescue of Nepali citizens in the current complex security situation in Sudan.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Seven people, including three Nepali nationals, died in an avalanche on the Gangtok-Nathula road section of Sikkim. About a dozen others were injured.

11 Nepali nationals enter Poland. While 19 Nepali nationals are currently waiting at Poland's border, 20 others are on their way to Poland, according to NRNA

A small number of Nepali nationals deployed for the security of the UN agencies that are providing essential services to the Afghan people are still at work in Kabul. According to the MoFA, the UN has assured Nepal that it would take care of them and evacuate them safely in the case of any emergency situation.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: An additional 11 Nepali nationals rescued from Afghanistan landed at Tribhuvan International Airport on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, August 31: A total of 828 Nepali nationals wanting to return from Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover were repatriated till Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Thirty-six more Nepali nationals, who were stranded in Afghanistan, have been rescued and brought back home on Saturday. Similarly, some other Nepali nationals rescued are scheduled to land in Kathmandu on Saturday night.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The government has decided to evacuate Nepali nationals from Afghanistan soon.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has maintained that his government is working seriously to rescue Nepali nationals in Afghanistan.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The government has asked all Nepali nationals currently living in Afghanistan to come to the contact of the government.

KATHMANDU, April 25: As many as 23 Nepali people died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in foreign countries last week.

A total of 106,329 Nepali nationals brought home since the start of repatriation flights

Nepal’s global COVID-19 death toll hits 579 and COVID-19 tcase ally stands at 90,767

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: As many as 192 Nepali nationals have succumbed to COVID-19 in 16 various countries so far, according to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA).

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

SEOUL, April 23: A province government of South Korea has decided to provide relief that it had been giving to its citizens to the foreign nationals as well after they started feeling the pang of the coronavirus pandemic in their daily living.

Suffering in Europe

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Europe has been the most affected continent by the COVID-19 pandemic. The death rate is rising every day. Daily life, business, tourism, and many other sectors have been affected by alarmingly. A large number of Nepalis work and live in Europe. They work in hotels, restaurants, and other tourism sectors here. Many European countries generate most of their income from tourism.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), an association of non-resident Nepalis across the globe, will initiate in repatriating Nepalis stranded in foreign countries due to global lockdown, it has been said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The government has said that it will start evacuating Nepali nationals from Wuhan – the epicenter of the outbreak of coronavirus—in China only after developing necessary quarantine facilities in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The government has said that it is sensitive to the health condition of Nepali living in Wuhan of China, where the novel coronavirus has taken epidemic proportions.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The government’s push for the Citizenship Bill requiring foreign women marrying Nepali nationals to wait for seven years to acquire citizenship hit a major roadblock on Saturday when the opposition parties objected to the threshold provision for naturalization of foreign brides.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Fifteen Nepali nationals who were trafficked to war-torn Libya were rescued on Sunday, the Nepali Embassy in Egypt said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Business tycoon Ajeya Raj Sumargi has been found making investment in a company in Cyprus in violation of Nepali laws that bar Nepali nationals from making investment abroad, according to the revelation of a year-long investigation by the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The Act Restricting Investment Abroad, 1964, prohibits any Nepali from making investment abroad.