KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The United States Embassy in Nepal has granted visa to the Nepali leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane on Tuesday afternoon.

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.

UAE, Aug 1: The UAE's much-publicised visa amnesty begins today with thousands of undocumented workers expected to attend specialist immigration centres set up to assist with their queries.

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, April 3: Nabil Bank Ltd has announced the launch of Visa Card Promotion Campaign named 'Card baata CAR cash back lagataar'.

Getting US Visa easier for some nationalities.

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 18: Visa, the global leader in payments technology, has completed two decades of operation in Nepal.

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.

NEW YORK, April 19: President Donald Trump is targeting a visa program cherished by tech companies for bringing in programmers and other specialized workers from other countries.

The top countries for U.S. visa refusals

Thailand waives visa fee for tourists

December 15, 2016 18:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Thailand government has waived off visa fee for tourists visiting the country from December 1 to February 28, 2017.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has urged his Australian counterpart to make arrangement for issuing Australian visas to Nepalis from Kathmandu.

CANBERRA, Nov 24: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has requested Australia Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to establish an Australian visa center in Kathmandu.

MBL launches Visa dollar prepaid card

October 23, 2016 21:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Machhapuchchhre Bank Limited (MBL) has started Visa dollar prepaid card service, targeting customers going abroad.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Effective November 1, applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their eyeglasses for U.S. passport and visa photos.

MBL launches Visa credit card

September 1, 2016 21:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd (MBL) has introduced Visa credit card.

Discount for Visa cardholders

August 4, 2016 20:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Visa, the global leader in payments technology, has announced an attractive discount of 5 percent on groceries, to all Visa cardholders shopping at Bhat-Bhateni stores.

KATHMANDU, JULY 28: United Kingdom has launched quicker and easier visit visa application form in Nepal.

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.