Pak Embassy marks Independence Day

August 15, 2019 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu organized a flag-hoisting ceremony at the embassy on Wednesday on the occasion of the Independence Day of Pakistan.

KATHMANDU, June 16: For the first time, International Yoga Day was celebrated at the Base Camp of the Mount Everest, 17600 feet above the sea level.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged Nepali living abroad to wrap-up their business and return home.

KATHMANDU, May 11: A Nepal Day was organized in Germany recently to publicize the Visit Nepal Year 2020. The special event was organized by Germany-Nepal Friendship Association in association with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), the Nepali embassy in Berlin and the Nepali Consulate General.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepal's ambassador to Australia Lucky Sherpa on Monday furnished her clarification before a team formed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) to investigate into the authenticity of allegation of human trafficking made against her.

WASHINGTON DC, Sept 29: The Palestinian authority has asked the International Court of Justice to compel the US to shut down its embassy in Jerusalem, because it violates the Vienna convention, which says an embassy must be located in a host country.

DV lottery for 2020 opens from October 3

September 27, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: US Embassy in Kathmandu has announced the opening of Diversity Visa for 2020 beginning from October 3.

MOSCOW, Sept 22: The leader of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, has offered to place the embassy of his self-proclaimed state in Jerusalem, if Israel would recognize the renegade Serbian province as an independent country.

MOSCOW, Aug 4: US Secret Service has scolded the Guardian for "irresponsible and inaccurate" reporting on an alleged Russian spy at the US embassy in Moscow. Unfazed, the newspaper continued to spin the story calling it the 'tip of the iceberg.'

LONDON, Aug 1: A hurried cremation of UK national Dawn Sturgess poisoned in Amesbury earlier this month confirms that the UK authorities continue to destroy evidence related to the Skripal affair, a source in the Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom told Sputnik.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Kathmandu-based Chinese Embassy marked the 91st anniversary of the establishment of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) by organizing a function on Tuesday. The program was attended by Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong,

LONDON, July 28: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a step closer to being evicted from the Ecuadorian embassy in London after President Lenin Moreno said the whistleblower must "eventually" leave the facility.

BEIJING, July 26: A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson.

LONDON, July 25: The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom on Tuesday urged London to provide Moscow with access to the materials of the Amesbury poisoning incident investigation, noting that UK authorities deliberately restrict communication of all victims of poisoning incidents with the outside world.

KATHMANDU, July 22: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has sought information about six Chinese firms that have partnered with Nepali civil contractors to submit a bid for rebuilding of Dharahara.

Hundreds of Mexican football fans partied outside the South Korean embassy in Mexico City on Wednesday to thank the Asian country for its victory over Germany, which guaranteed the national team a spot in the knock-out stages of the World Cup.

London, June 19: June 19 marks six years since the founder of WikiLeaks entered the building of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. He hasn't stepped foot outside it since.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Nepali Embassy in the United States is all set to buy a new residence for ambassador Arjun Karki in Washington DC for US$ 7.25 million (Rs 750 million) which is almost equal to the price of former US President Barak Obama’s residence.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 11:  The U.S. Embassy launched a new series of intercultural communication and leadership trainings at the Birendra Peace Operations Training Center (BPO-TC) and the National Police Academy.

ISLAMABAD, May 31: -The Embassy of Nepal celebrated Mount Everest Day 2018 in collaboration with Serena Hotels under its Adventure Diplomacy Initiative.

The Biratnagar camp office, 380 kilometres from Kathmandu, was opened in 2008 for relief work after the embankment along the Koshi river broke, leading to flood

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepal Students Union (NSU), student’s wing of the Nepali Congress, has protested in front of Indian Embassy, Lainchaur on Tuesday shouting slogans against the Oli-led government for laying the foundation stone for the Arun-III and the remark made by Kirti Azad, a lawmaker from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

JERUSALEM, May 14:Israeli troops killed dozens of Palestinians taking part in mass protests on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem.

At least 28 Palestinians were wounded during protests along the Gaza border today amid fears of escalating violence as America moved its embassy to Jerusalem.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Oli government has quietly given permission to Kathmandu-based Indian embassy to continue with its controversial Small Grants Projects across Nepal.

SANKHUWASABHA, May 1: The president along with handful of teachers, government workers and few members were able negotiate their way to open a private school in Himalaya Kiran community college, Khadbari.

The Embassy of Pakistan has handed over scholarships to 250 needy and talented students of secondary and higher secondary schools from across Nepal. The amount of each scholarship was Rs 10,000.

The program brought together prospective Chinese investors as well as senior officials of three hydropower-related companies of the Government of Nepal for interactions on facilitating Chinese investments in Nepal’s hydropower sector.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu on Friday organized a flag hoisting ceremony, marking the eve of the 78th National Day of Pakistan.

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China organized a reception to celebrate the 108th International Women’s Day on Thursday at Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu. Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong, hosted the reception which was attended by national as well as international women frontrunners including ministers, diplomats, social activists, and business leaders.

KATHMANDU: The Embassy of India in Kathmandu organized a training course on screen acting to 20 prominent Nepali actors at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune from February 12 to March 3. The Indian Embassy organized a press meet on Monday to discuss about the participating actors’ experience during their 20-day visit to Pune.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Pakistani Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is arriving in Nepal for a two day state visit.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Embassy of Republic of Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a project titled “Integrated Rural Development of Nepal through Strengthening Research and Development Capacity of Kathmandu University.” The MoU was signed by Finance Secretary Shankar Prasad Adhikari and South Korean envoy to Nepal, Park Young-sik at the ministry on Tuesday.

Govt shutdown affects US embassy work

January 23, 2018 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: As the Senate Republicans and Democrats failed on Sunday to reach a compromise to end a government shutdown, the negative consequences of the shutdown have begun to surface in US diplomatic missions across the world including in Nepal.

KATHMANDU,   Jan 22: Two days after the US government shutdown, the US Embassy in Nepal has tweeted that the Embassy, including its library and social media services would come to a temporary halt.

US Embassy issues travel advisory

November 25, 2017 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The US Embassy in Nepal has issued a travel advisory requesting its citizens to be on alert during the provincial and parliamentary elections of Nepal slated for November 26 and December 7, citing increasing attacks using improvised explosive devises (IEDs).

ABU DHABI, Oct 3: 22 stranded Nepali workers have reached Nepal Embassy in Abu Dhabi. They reached at the embassy with the help of NRN-UAE.

KATHMANDU, August 30: The US Embassy organized a ‘Farm to Table’ event on Tuesday, highlighting Nepal’s agriculture sector to identify opportunities for maximizing the economic potential of its market.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The Indian Embassy has provided grants for execution of small projects across the country worth Rs 10.85 billion in 14 years since the inception of Small Development Project (SDP) in 2003.

KATHMANDU, August 2: : US Embassy in Kathmandu on Tuesday organized a program to share results of 'Better Harvests: Higher Incomes, More Food and A Brighter Future for Nepal' -- a program under Knowledge-based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition (KISAN) Project implemented with the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD).

MOSCOW, August 1:  The U.S. embassy in Moscow accused Russian authorities on Monday of barring diplomatic staff from a property on the outskirts of Moscow, after having earlier agreed to grant access until midday on Tuesday for them to retrieve belongings.

KABUL, July 31: A car bombing targeted the Iraqi Embassy in central Kabul on Monday, followed by gunfire, Afghan police officials said. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

AMMAN, July 24: Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Embassy of Japan has handed over ski equipment to Nepal Ski Association amidst a ceremony at the embassy on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 4: A member of the presidium formed under the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPM) Mahantha Thakur has met with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday evening.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The Embassy of Nepal in Beijing in association with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) jointly organized a tourism promotion program in Chengdu on Friday with the support of Sichuan Provincial People's Government.

KATHMANDU, June 9:  The Embassy of Nepal in Beijing, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) jointly organized a tourism promotion program in Chengdu on Friday with the support of Sichuan Provincial People's Government.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Embassy of Nepal in Brussels organized a special programme to observe the 10th Republic Day on the premises of the Embassy on May 29.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Nepali Embassy in Malaysia on Wednesday helped 18 Nepali migrants in the local Bukit Jalil Campus to return to Nepal.