American Journey


Nepal elected member of UN Women executive board Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

NEW YORK: Nepal has been elected member of the executive board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women). This is the first time that Nepal has made it to the UN Women since its establishment in 2010. Nepal's term in the UN Women will be from 2019 to..

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President Trump wishes people on Nepali New Year Friday, April 13th, 2018

WASHINGTON DC: The US has wished the people on the occasion of Nepali New Year BS 2075. Acting Secretary of State, John J Sullivan, on behalf of President Trump and the American people, wished a festive New Year to all people across the globe. "The celebration of Nepali New Year is a chance for..

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Southern California offered tribute to Shri Shivaji Maharaj Monday, April 9th, 2018

LOS ANGELES: Shivaji Maharaj America Parivaar (SMAP) offered tribute to the life and legacy of Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Members of the organization and local leaders met on Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Cake Korner Indian Café & Bakery in Artesia, CA to offer tribute to the..

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Gunman kills two in domestic dispute in Michigan university dorm Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Gina Cherelus, Jonathan Allen, (Reuters): At least two people were shot dead in what authorities said was a domestic issue at a dormitory at Central Michigan University on Friday morning and police were searching for the gunman. The two victims who were not students were found inside the residence..

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Trump backs improved background checks on gun buys: WHouse Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

WASHINGTON, (AFP): US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for a bipartisan effort to improve a national system of background checks for gun purchases, as urgent calls for reform swell in the wake of the Florida school shooting. "While discussions are ongoing and revisions are being..

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Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform Monday, February 19th, 2018

FLORIDA, (AFP): Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available. The "March for our Lives" will take place on March 24, with sister marches..

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U.S. Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Richard Cowan, Amanda Becker, WASHINGTON (Reuters): The U.S. Senate, in a rare display of bipartisanship, on Wednesday reached a two-year budget deal to raise federal spending by almost $300 billion, in an attempt to end the kind of squabbling over fiscal issues that has plagued Washington for..

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‘Destination Nepal’ programme organised in New York Thursday, January 25th, 2018

NEW YORK: The Consulate General of Nepal in New York organised the 'Destination Nepal' programme in New York, USA recently with the objective of promoting tourism in Nepal. American and Nepali tourism entrepreneurs in New York and adjoining states participated in the programme. On the occasion,..

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Nepali American Manish Pandey shot dead in Texas Monday, January 22nd, 2018

TEXAS: Gunmen have shot dead a Nepali American working at a store in Texas, USA.  Two looters who entered the store at 12 AM Saturday night shot Manish Pandey, 35, and looted the store near Broadway Bluebird in Texas. The looters had mask on and had entered the store at closing time. The store..

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Christmas storm breaks records in US lakeside city Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

WASHINGTON, (AFP): Dreams of a white Christmas have turned into a nightmare in the northeastern US city of Erie after a storm dumped a record-breaking five feet (1.5 meters) of snow in a 48-hour period, forcing officials to declare an emergency.  Residents took to social media to post stunning..

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Nepal, Liechtenstein establish diplomatic ties Sunday, December 24th, 2017

NEW YORK: Nepal and Liechtenstein have set up diplomatic relations. The number of countries Nepal has diplomatic ties with has now reached 155 which comprises over 80 per cent of the United Nations member states including all original signatories of the UN Charter.  Durga Prasad Bhattarai,..

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