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Nepali student in USA bags Alice Curtis Award Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

VIRGINIA: A Nepali student, who is currently running her Ph D programme in bio-chemistry and molecular biology from a reputed university in the USA, has been awarded with the Alice Curtis Award in recognition of her excellence in studies. Rosha Poudyal, who obtained bachelor's degree in Science..

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URGE FOR ADEQUATE COMPENSATION Sunday, July 31st, 2016

ONTARIO: Canadian Nepalese delegation sought the Canadian government’s role in rendering support to the families of the Nepalese killed in Kabul attack. The delegation met with Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Navdeep Bains and sought his opinion on the matter..

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16 migrant works return back from Malaysia Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Sixteen Nepali migrant workers, who were in a camp after serving jail term on the charge of working illegally in Malaysia, have been rescued and returned back to Nepal. A press release issued on Tuesday by Malaysia-based Nepali Embassy said they were send back to Nepal in two phases on..

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Nepali found dead in Japan jungle, suicide suspected Monday, May 16th, 2016

JAPAN: The body of a Nepali migrant worker – who arrived in Japan seven years ago, holding a working visa – was found inside the Nagareya jungle of Chiwa, around 30 km away the capital, Tokyo. The Chiwa police on Sunday confirmed that the body was of Buddhi Bahadur Gurung (37) of Dhikur..

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New York marks quake anniversary with prayers Friday, May 13th, 2016

NEW YORK: The New York Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in collaboration with The Consulate General of Nepal in New York and The Bansal Foundation organised The Reopening of Nepal Tourism after the earthquake of 2015 on May 3 in New York, USA. As per a press release, more than 100 travel..

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NC general Secy Koirala in New York Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

NEW YORK: Nepali Congress General Secretary Shashank Koirala arrived here on Saturday morning on a private visit. Nepalese Public Liaison Committee US President Ananda Bista welcomed him upon his arrival. Talking to the Nepalese there, leader Koirala clarified that NC was working to resolve the..

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UN lauds Nepal political process Thursday, April 21st, 2016

NEW YORK: The United Nations has welcomed the recent political development in Nepal after the promulgation of new constitution and vowed to help the country in its goal to graduate to a middle income country by 2020. In a bilateral meeting with Nepal’s deputy prime minister and minister of..

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Nepali migrant worker missing in Saudi Arabia Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Saudi Arabia: A Nepali migrant worker has been missing in Saudi Arabia for more than two years, it has been revealed. Bishnu Bahadur Rana, 35, of Mangaltar – 4 of Khotang arrived for through Overseas Manpower Company Ltd three years ago, and was working at Nesma Holding Company in Jubail, Saudi..

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87 Nepalese left high and dry in Saudi Arabia Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Saudi Arabia: A total of 87 Nepali workers in Saudi Arabia are left high and dry as they were not given work and facility as per the agreement. They, who arrived here four months ago through Kupandole-based ACE Employment Bureau Pvt. Ltd, have been without work. Victims said that the employer..

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Nepali refugee beaten, stabbed and kidnapped Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Friends and family of a Nepali refugee who came to Rochester seven years ago with his wife, mother and four children say the man was beaten, put into a car and taken to the woods a mile or two from his home where he was left semi-conscious and lost on Sunday night. And they fear it is another..

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DPM Mainali calls on Ban Ki-moon, thanks for support to Nepal Thursday, March 17th, 2016

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Chandra Prakash Mainali, held a bilateral meeting with Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General, in New York on Wednesday. On the occasion, DPM Mainali thanked the Secretary General for his leadership at the..

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Nepali woman migrant rescued from Saudi Arabia Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Saudi Arabia: A Nepali woman migrant worker, who had been confined to her employer’s house in Saudi Arabia for the past seven years, has been rescued. Man Maya Gurung, 30, of Sundarpur in Morang, who landed in Saudi Arabia as a domestic help illegally, was rescued at an initiation of the..

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US State Department lifts travel warning for Nepal Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

KATHMANDU: The US Department of State has cancelled its travel warning for Nepal. The travel warning, which was issued for Nepal on October 8, 2015, was formally cancelled yesterday, according to the US Embassy in Kathmandu. Considering the geological instability following the April 25 Nepal..

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Eyeing the White House: The Democratic Field Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Not so much hunting season as declaratory season in US politics. The US presidential candidates from the Democratic side are making promises spiced with forced..