DV lottery registration for 2022 opens

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KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Diversity Visa (DV) lottery registration for 2022 opened on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 29: As the parliamentary endorsement of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact is delayed further, the United States government has clarified that it cannot indefinitely wait for Nepal to take final decision on the 500 million grants.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Peace Corps Nepal has temporarily suspended all Volunteer Operations in Nepal and other countries in view of the growing threat of the coronavirus pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Two weeks after the visit of Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, Pacific, and Latin America (EAPLA) for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Jonathan Brooks, US Representative Ami Bera, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s (HFAC) Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, has arrived in Nepal, leading a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The US Embassy in Kathmandu in association with American Spaces and Dynamic Youth Forum has launched a three-day workshop on podcasts and the art of storytelling through videos and podcasts, Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Sabita Shrestha, a Chitwan-based correspondent of Nagarik daily newspaper, has won the national investigative journalism fellowship provided by the US Embassy in Nepal in collaboration with Share Cast Initiative. Shrestha got the award for writing an investigative article about the difficulties of making laws at the local level for the local government.

HONG KONG, Sept 8: Demonstrators in Hong Kong planned to march to the U.S. Embassy on Sunday to drum up international support for their months-long protest movement, a day after attempts to disrupt transportation to the city’s international airport were thwarted by police.

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KATHMANDU, June 28: The US Embassy in Kathmandu in partnership with All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and We United Project is set to endorse five female youth footballers for the Sports Visitor Program (SVP) of the United States. The announcement was made at a function organized in Kathmandu on Thursday.

BAGHDAD, May 20:  A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the U.S. Embassy but causing no casualties, the Iraqi military said.

KATHMANDU, May 1: US ambassador Randy Berry on Tuesday handed over three new primary schools to the people of Kavrepalanchowk district. The schools were constructed with support from the American people through the USAID, according to the US embassy.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The US Embassy in Kathmandu and Nepal Communitere jointly launched the American Arts Incubator (AAI)—Nepal program on April 5, 2019 with an “artist talk” where American artist Jennifer Berry will talk about her previous work and creative practice, and share with the audience her approach to the incubator.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: An event to foster strong partnerships to promote ethical and fair recruitment practices in the foreign employment process for Nepali people has been organized in the capital on Monday.

US Embassy’s Media Speaker, Julie Westfall shared valuable insights of her experience as women journalist to My City’s Sonam Lama

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A three-day orientation program hosted by the US Embassy Youth Council (USYC) began at Park Village Resort, Budhanilkantha, from Friday. 54 newly selected members of 2018/19 US Embassy Youth Council (USYC) from a diverse background participated in the orientation.

ISTANBUL, Aug 20: Unknown attackers fired shots at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey’s capital early Monday, but U.S. officials said no one was hurt.