US visa application fees hiked

June 3, 2023 16:00 pm

KATHMANDU, June 3: Application fees for the US visas have increased with effect from June 17.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: With the collaboration with the US Embassy in Nepal, Artudio has organized Street Art Project 2022 focusing on the theme of social inclusion and equality.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The State Partnership Program (SPP) has been discussed since Tuesday in connection with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's visit to the United States, making highlights across news and social platforms.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The 'Book Bus', a program under the Embassy of the United States of America in Nepal, is organizing the fifth Innovation in Education Fair. The event would be organized virtually from November 24 to December 5.

MYAGDI, Nov 9: The rebuilding of the Lo Gekar monastery located at Lo-ghekar Damodarkunda Rural Municipality in Mustang has begun. The Kathmandu-based US Embassy has assisted the monastery reconstruction project. The US Embassy has said it would be spending US dollars 285,000 for the project.

MCC Vice President arrives in Kathmandu

September 9, 2021 11:47 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A team led by Fatima Sumar, vice president of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), has arrived in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: A demonstration against the MCC took place in front of the US Embassy in Nepal on Friday morning. Police arrested 10 people of ‘National Campaign against MCC’ from in front of the embassy in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.

DV lottery registration for 2022 opens

October 7, 2020 18:40 pm

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.