WASHINGTON, June 2: The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It’s a vast expansion of the Trump administration’s enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors.
KATHMANDU, April 7: A Czech Republic Visa Application Centre has been opened in Kathmandu by VFS Global, a visa provider agency, to better serve the residents of Nepal wishing to travel to the Central European country. Prior to this, applicants had to travel to New Delhi, India, to submit application for Czech Republic visa.
ITAHARI, June 11: It's been 15 years since Manju Limbu of Itahari-5 divorced her husband after being unable to bear the torturous marriage. She has been living in her maternal home since then. Forty-year-old Limbu has a son. She has long been doing labor to earn bread for her son and herself.
KATHMANDU, April 6: Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet has urged the Australian government to make arrangements for providing visa to Nepali students going to Australia from Nepal itself.
KATHMANDU, Nov 27: NMB Bank has launched Visa Platinum Credit Cards. Issuing a statement on Sunday, the commercial bank said that it has become the second bank in Nepal to introduce Visa Platinum Credit Card.
KABUL, July 10: Six female students from war-torn Afghanistan who had hoped to participate in an international robotics competition in the U.S. this month will have to watch via video link after their visa applications were denied — not once, but twice.
WASHINGTON, June 29: The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States. The move came after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump's executive order that was widely criticized as a ban on Muslims.
KATHMANDU, June 8: After the diplomatic missions in Nepal were found hassled with flurry of documents submitted seeking visa, the government has come up with the idea to immediately find those applying for visa with fake documents.
JANAKPUR, July 15: Outbound migrant workers are yet to benefit from the free visa, free ticket system introduced by the government as authorities have failed to take action against manpower agencies that force them to pay travel as well as visa processing fees.
KATHMANDU, July 13: In line with the recently amended education act, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has started collecting data on government teachers holding permanent residency (PR) visa of foreign countries.