American Journey


Big day for new citizens, big day for America Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

By Manoj Rijal, NEW YORK: It was a big day for Karina Borbon - the end of an impatient as well as a passionate wait of 10 years to be an American citizen. Borbon, who was born in Dominican Republic, was going to be an American citizen after 10 years of her living in the United States and proving..

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NEPAL’S BIGGEST BARBECUE CHAIN IS SET TO TAKE OVER AMERICA Friday, June 29th, 2018

By MAX FALKOWITZ, NEW YORK: For Manoj Devkota, good sekuwa -- Nepali kebabs -- should be more than tender and smoky from their blazing sear over a charcoal grill. The spices in their yogurt marinade should sizzle into a kind of crust on the meat, crackles of cumin and pepper that detonate like..

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Activist Sunita Danuwar Honored in US as TIP Hero

WASHINGTON DC: US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has honored Sunita Danuwar from Nepal as the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Hero 2018. Danuwar is one of only ten anti-trafficking Tip Heroes selected from around the world to receive this international honour, which celebrates the work and..

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Rabi Lamichhane informs of quitting US citizenship Thursday, June 21st, 2018

KATHMANDU: Journalist Rabi Lamichhane has informed the Home Ministry that he has begun process to quit the US passport and citizenship, according to Press Council Nepal. Press Council Nepal, in a press statement today, shared that the Council had received two complaints against Lamichhane..

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Hem-Sarita Foundation announces Journalism and Musical award Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

TEXAS: The Hem-Sarita Foundation based in Texas of the United States has announced this year’s journalism and music award. Foundation’s Tanka Prasad Ramadevi Pathak Journalism Prize would be given to former chair of Federation of Nepali Journalsits (FNJ) and editor of Investigative Journalism..

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Most Successful Third Year Nepal Day Parade in New York Monday, May 21st, 2018

E Kumar Shrestha, Los Angeles: More than 3000 Nepalese walked on the streets of Manhattan, New York, to observe the third annual Nepal Day Parade on May 20. The Nepali American community organized the parade to mark the Republic Day of Nepal and the birthday of Lord Gautam Buddha. More than 55..

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US Green Card Lottery (Diversity Visa 2019) Results Posted Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Laxmi Sambahangphe, LOS ANGELES: Information around 2019 visa applications are now available online. Are you one of the estimated 20 million people who applied for the American Diversity Immigrant Visa this year and want to know your USCIS case status? If so, the results have been posted on the..

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Nepal 11 Entertainment Calls For Miss Nepal US 2018 Applicants Sunday, May 13th, 2018

Sisriksha Dhakal, LOS ANGELES: Nepali American most prestigious beauty pageant Miss Nepal US had successfully leaped over 5th edition. It is calling interested participants for gearing up into application. Interested women of age-group 18 to 25 can apply for ‘Nepal 11 Entertainment Miss Nepal US..

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Buddha Purnima festival at UN Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

NEW YORK: A special commemorative event was organized at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters on Tuesday on the occasion of the 'Day of Vesak' (Buddha Purnima). Secretary-General of the United Nations, President of the General Assembly, and representatives of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Hungary,..

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US ends TPS status for 9000 Nepalese immigrants Friday, April 27th, 2018

Laxmi Sambahanpghe, LOS ANGELES: After assessing that the overall humanitarian situation in Nepal has stabilized since the devastating earthquake of April 2015, the U.S. Government has determined that Nepal is ready to graduate from its Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation. Secretary of..

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