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Nepali Embassy in London to open seven days a week Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

LONDON: The Nepali Embassy in London, the capital city of the United Kingdom, is to open seven days of the week at a time when most offices in Britain are closed due to the accelerating coronavirus pandemic. The Embassy said it was opening throughout the week to hear the problems faced by the..

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Nepalese in Japan fearful due to coronavirus Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Ganesh Khaniya, TOKYO: Nepalese living in Japan are living amid threats of coronavirus outbreak as it is fast spreading across the world including Japan. In Japan, 65 people have died from the infection and approximately 2,539 people have been infected, according to the available data. Japan is..

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NRNA Korea to provide 2,000 coronavirus test kits to Nepal Thursday, March 26th, 2020

SEOUL: The Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA), South Korea is to immediately provide 2,000 kits for testing for coronavirus to the Government of Nepal. NRNA Korea has said an agreement has already been reached with Dogen, the company that supplies the kits, for the supply of 2,000 units of..

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Three Nepalis in quarantine in Portugal for COVID-19 Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Bhagawan Giri, LISBON: One Nepali in Portugal has been confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 and is under medication at a hospital there, it has been reported. Three other suspected Nepalis are quarantined. However, the final medical reports of the three are awaited. The infected person,..

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Ex-Gurkha soldier dies in Britain from Covid-19 Saturday, March 21st, 2020

LONDON: Ex-Gurkha soldier has been confirmed dead in the United Kingdom due to an infection with the Corona virus (Covid-19). Sixty Six years old Ex Gurkha soldier Lila Bahadur Rai has been confirmed dead. He was living in the town of Haryo, about 3 km north-west of London with his family. His..

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Nepalese in South Korea safe from COVID-19 Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

SEOUL: The number of foreign nationals infected with COVID-19 has crossed 60, according to information provided by the Korean government. No Nepali national figures in this. The highest number of the infected includes Chinese nationals. Thirty eight Chinese living in South Korea have coronavirus..

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Corona seen in Nepalese in Portugal Sunday, March 15th, 2020

LISBON: Corona's transition to a Nepalese citizen confirmed in Portugal. Transition to a Nepalese working as an agricultural laborer in Portugal has been confirmed. Mayor of Pharaoh Municipality Roggiero Baalhau has confirmed that a Nepalese working as an agricultural laborer in the Pharaoh's..

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Demand for opening Nepali Embassy in Portugal Monday, February 24th, 2020

Bhagawan Giri, LISBON: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) standing committee member Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said no one is excused for indulging in corruption and illegal commission game. In his address to a gathering of leaders and members of Overseas Nepali United..

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We are eager to develop Nepal in our time: NRNA President Panta Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Shyam Rimal, KATHMANDU: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) President Kumar Panta said they are dedicated to scaling up investment in Nepal and creating job opportunities thus supporting the government realise its vision of building a prosperous Nepal. During his talks with the National News..

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NRNA to promote Visit Nepal Year internationally Monday, January 20th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) has pledged to promote Visit Nepal Year 2020 through publicity events across the world. The international coordination committee meeting of the NRNA held in Rupakot of Kaski decided to take initiatives to encourage foreigners to visit Nepal,..

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Two Nepali migrant workers die in South Korea Friday, January 17th, 2020

SEOUL: Two Nepali migrant workers died in separate incidents in South Korea (Republic of Korea). Bibek Rai from Panchathar, a worker at the pig farm, committed suicide while Nar Bahadur Rana from Tanahu was killed in an industrial accident. Rai who was not married used to complain about mental..

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Portugal based two Nepalese migrant drown in sea Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

LISBON: Two Nepalis died being swept away by the sea wave while fishing in Portugal. The deceased are Shyam Waiba Tamang and Kamal Waiba Tamang of Dhading district. The two brothers had gone missing in the sea while fishing in the seaside at Boca do Inferno of Cascais area. They had arrived in..

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Visit Nepal Year 2020 officially inaugurated in Qatar Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

DOHA: The Embassy of Nepal in Doha organized on Tuesday a ceremony at the Embassy Hall to officially inaugurate Visit Nepal 2020 campaign in Qatar. The ceremony was inaugurated Ambassador of Nepal to the State of Qatar Dr. Narad Nath Bharadwaj and Farhan Al Sheikh Al Sayed, Founder and Patron of..

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Unprepared journey to Australia might invite trouble Monday, January 6th, 2020

Naryan Adhikari, MELBOURNE: Australia has lately become a preferred destination for Nepali young generation to pursue higher studies. It is the third country which welcomes the most Nepali students after China and India. Australia, the world's sixth largest country by the total area, has been a..

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What Trump Needs To Say Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Recently, a reporter at the daily White House coronavirus briefing asked US President Donald Trump what he would say to his fearful fellow citizens. Here is what..