Diaspora

138 Nepalis died in UAE in 2021 access_time2022-01-18

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: As many as 138 Nepali lost their lives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2021 alone.  According to the data released by the Nepalese Embassy in Abu Dhabi, 138 Nepali nationals died due to various reasons until Decembe...

Four Nepali nationals die in a road accident in Greece access_time2021-12-23

The death of four Nepali nationals in a road accident in Greece was confirmed.  Those, who were trying to make it to Greece via Turkey illegally, have been identified as  Raju Lama from Dolakha’s Bhimeshwor Municipality-6, Sharmila T...

London-based Nepali restaurant recognized by former Premier League club access_time2021-12-14

A Nepalese restaurant in London has been recognized for its charitable work in the community by a former Premier League football club. Sujan Katuwal of Panas Gurkha in Lewisham was presented with a signed Charlton Athletic shirt ahead of their match...

SP Malla bags UN Woman Police Officer of the Year Award access_time2021-11-06

The United Nations Department of Peace Operations announced that Superintendent of Police (SP) Sangya Malla of Nepal, currently serving in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), will be ...

PHOTOS: Nepalis in US observe Laxmi Puja access_time2021-11-05

Nepalis communities in the USA celebrated Laxmi Puja, the third day of the Tihar Festival.  Here are some photos taken in various places of the USA. 

Nepal honoured with UK's 'Best Response to the Pandemic' Gold Award access_time2021-11-04

Nepal has been honoured with the 'Best Response to the Pandemic' Gold Award from the United Kingdom for its outstanding work in rescuing stranded foreign tourists during the COVID pandemic. According to the Nepal Tourism Board, the award was...

Nepali national killed in gun attack in USA access_time2021-10-20

KATHMANDU, October 20: A Nepali national was killed in a gun attack at a shop in the Massachusett State of the United Nations of America (USA). The deceased has been identified as Lal Kishor Mahaseth, 54. He has been residing at Fall River in Massac...

NRNA decides to postpone its World Conference, election access_time2021-10-11

KATHMANDU, October 11: Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has decided to postpone its 10th World Conference and the elections. Earlier, NRNA was scheduled to hold its election on October 20 and World Conference from October 23 to 25. The asso...

UK removes Nepal from red list access_time2021-10-08

LONDON, October 8: The Government of UK has removed 47 countries and territories including Nepal from its red list, which was in place earlier due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Issuing a notice on Thursday, the Government of UK stated that the provision wi...

Urge to promote tourism in Lumbini access_time2021-10-03

LONDON, October 3: The Buddha Foundation UK, a charity organization, has requested the Government of Nepal to further promote and preserve Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. The organization was registered here in 2017. In a memorandum s...

Metropolitan Museum of Art to return stone sculpture to Nepal access_time2021-10-01

NEW YORK: The Consulate General of Nepal in New York and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, on Thursday, announced the return of a tenth century stone sculpture, Shiva in Himalayan Abode with Ascetics, to Nepal. An agreement to this effect was signed b...

Kul Acharya announces candidacy for NRNA President access_time2021-09-26

KATHMANDU: Kul Acharya has announced his candidacy for the position of President of the Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA).  In an event organized in the capital on Sunday, Acharya said that his candidacy is to maintain the reputatio...

VC Thapa's statue unveiled in UK access_time2021-09-26

LONDON, September 26: A statue of Kulbir Thapamagar, the first Gurkha soldier to receive the Victoria Cross 9VC in the British Army, has been unveiled. The statue, unveiled at the Princess Garden in Aldershot, was unveiled on Saturday after carryi...

Constitution embraces democratic values: Ambassador Khatiwada access_time2021-09-21

WASHINGTON DC, September 21: Nepali Ambassador to the US Dr Yubraj Khatiwada reminded that Nepal's constitution had embraced democratic values along with citizen's rights and human rights. At a programme the Nepali Embassy organized here on ...

US and Nepal have collaboration in fighting common challenges: US Secretary of State access_time2021-09-19

WASHINGTON DC, September : US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has said the 75-year friendly relations between the United States of America and Nepal have been made stronger by the people to people cordiality.  In a statement issued on the oc...

Kathmandu administration restricts physical classes in schools (with order) access_time2021-09-16

KATHMANDU: Local administration in Kathmandu district has restricted the physical classes in the schools in Kathmandu district.  Issuing a prohibitory order on Thursday, the District Administration (DAO), Kathmandu said that the local levels (m...

French govt. provides additional health equipment to combat COVID-19 crisis in Nepal access_time2021-09-16

KATHMANDU, September 16: : In order to combat the Covid-19 crisis in Nepal, the French Government (French Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Crisis and Support Centre) and IDEMIA, global leader in Augmented Identity, have joined hands together to send to Nepa...

Three Nepali nationals die in New York floods access_time2021-09-03

Three Nepali nationals have died in a flood triggered by incessant rain and Hurricane Ida walloped Newyork in the US East Coast.  The deceased have been identified as Ang Gelu Lama, his wife Mingmar Sherpa and their son Lopsang Lama. Their addr...

Prof Dr Subedi gets international appointment access_time2021-09-02

LONDON, September 2: Professor of Leeds University of the United Kingdom, Dr Surya Prasad Subedi has been appointed as a legal advisor of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).  The IUCN that was established in 1948 has its ...

Nepali woman migrant worker dies in Kuwait access_time2021-08-27

PARBAT, August 27: A 42-year-old woman migrant from Parbat district has died in Kuwait on August 24, according to the Embassy of Nepal in Kuwait. Putali Pariyar of Kushma Municipality-11 in Parbat district had reached Kuwait for overseas employment som...