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U.S., Nepal longstanding partners: Alice Wells Sunday, September 30th, 2018

By Manoj Rijal, NEW YORK: United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells has said that the U.S. and Nepal are longstanding partners and that Nepal has a very special place in the hearts of Americans. “We very much as a..

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Multinational disaster response exercise wraps up in Nepal Saturday, September 29th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Soldiers, Airmen, Seamen and Marines assigned to U.S. Indo-Pacific Command worked together with more than 300 civilian and military disaster response professionals from 14 countries in Kathmandu for the Nepal Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange (DREE) 25-28 Sep...

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Randy W. Berry confirmed as new ambassador to Nepal Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

WASHINGTON DC: The U.S. Senate on Thursday by a voice vote confirmed Randy Berry as the next U.S. ambassador to Nepal. Then-Secretary of State John Kerry in 2015 named Berry, a career Foreign Service officer who is openly gay, as the first special U.S. envoy to promote LGBTI rights abroad. Berry..

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US adds a strong 201K jobs; unemployment stays at 3.9 pct. Friday, September 7th, 2018

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring in the United States picked up in August as employers added a strong 201,000 jobs, a sign of confidence that consumers and businesses will keep spending despite the Trump administration’s ongoing conflicts with its trading partners. The..

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Dilasha Neupane crowned Miss Nepal US 2018 Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Niteesh Basnet, TEXSAS: Dilasha Neupane, a resident of Omaha, Nebraska, was crowned Miss Nepal US 2018. She came out on top among 16 other finalists in the pageant held on Sunday (August 20) at Grand Center in Plano, Texas. She will receive $5,000 in scholarship to fund her academic..

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Panta elected NEAJA President, Marahatta General Secretary Monday, July 23rd, 2018

SEATTLE: Sudip Raj Panta has been unopposed elected President of the Nepal America Journalists' Association (NEAJA). The sixth Convention of the NEAJA, which concluded on Sunday in Seattle on the west coast of Washington, D.C. in the United States of America, picked Panta for the next two..

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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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The Tyranny of Fashion: Shredding Banksy Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The modern art world is filled with pranks and pranksters, the clowns who have decided that play counts for art. Brattish artists foist a range of projects and..