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Nepali migrant worker dies in Malaysia Saturday, January 26th, 2019

KATHMANDU: A Nepali migrant worker has died in Malaysia on Friday. Harka Jung Rai, 20, a permanent resident of Dudhkoshi rural municipality-7 of Solukhumbu district, who was injured in a road accident on Thursday died in course of treatment on Friday, according to family sources. Rai was working..

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US Delegate-elect Bhandari sworn in Thursday, January 10th, 2019

WASHINGTON DC: Nepali immigrant Harry Bhandari, who has been elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in the United States of America, took the oath of office on Wednesday. He took the oath alongside other elected delegates by touching the Veda, a Hindu religious text. The swearing in ceremony..

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103 migrant workers lost their lives in UAE in 2018 Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

KATHMANDU: One hundred and three Nepali workers lost their lives due to various reasons in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2018. Of them, eights were women and 95 were men, according to the Nepali Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Three women and 44 men died from natural causes, three women and 30 men..

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Nepal elected UN Peace Building Committee member Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

NEW YORK: Nepal has been elected as a member of the United Nations Organizational Committee of the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) today. Along with Nepal, Egypt, Guatemala, Kenya and Mexico were elected under 'General Assembly category' for the tenure of two years starting from 1 January..

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One Nepali migrant worker a day dies in Malaysia Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Narayan Adhikari, MALAYSIA: One Nepali migrant worker a day dies in Malaysia, according to statistics provided by the Embassy of Nepal in Malaysia. It is said the casualties are due to suicide, road accidents, industril accidents and serious diseases. As per the data provided by the Embassy of..

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NRNA’s Asia Pacific Regional Conference in Hong Kong Friday, December 7th, 2018

HONG KONG: The sixth Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the Non-Resident Nepali Association is taking place in Hong Kong from Saturday to fulfill the government's goal of economic prosperity. NRNA Spokesperson Bhusan Ghimire said the Conference was being organised under the theme ‘Investment..

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Nepali Embassy pledges resolving workers’ woes Thursday, December 6th, 2018

RIYADH: The Nepali Embassy based in Riyadh of Saudi Arabia has called on all Nepali workers to approach the embassy if they come across any trouble in course of employment. The Embassy also urged the work force to keep it informed if the employment provider company did not offer work to job..

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NRNA Third Africa Regional Meeting from Dec 29 Monday, November 19th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Third Africa Regional Meeting of Non-Resident Nepali Association ( NRNA) will be held in Kampala, the capital of Uganda on December 29-30. 'Development experiences exchange' is the theme for the meeting this year where African experts and Nepali experts living in Africa will..

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NANC Nepal Night 2018 concluded with grand success Monday, November 12th, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO: Nepal Night 2018 concluded with various programs in the city of San Pablo California on November 4, 2018. Nepal Night is a sort of an annual celebration usually mark the two great Nepal festivals, Dashain and Tihar. The program consisted of a formal program with speeches and honors..

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Thailand’s sky to embrace any Nepali airlines Friday, November 2nd, 2018

KATHMANDU: With the latest Air Service Agreements (ASA) between Nepal and Thailand coming into force from today, any Nepali Airlines Company now onward could fly their aircraft to Thailand without any hindrances or having to go through a tedious process. According to the Ministry of Culture,..

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Nepali dies of heart attack in S. Korea Saturday, October 27th, 2018

SOUL: A Nepali migrant worker in South Korea died of heart attack. Ang Kami Sherpa, 43, of Gaurishankar Rural Municipality-9 in Dolakha district passed away in a hospital in South Korea while receiving treatment on Friday, journalist Prakash Pokharel shared from South Korea. Sherpa, who entered..

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NRNA Middle East Coordinator Sharma arrested Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Qatari Police have arrested Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) Middle East Coordinator, RK Sharma, today. NRNA Spokesperson Bhusan Ghimire confirmed the arrest of Sharma. "The reason for Sharma's arrest has not been disclosed," shared Spokesperson Ghimire. He speculated that..

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NRNA pledges to invest in motherland Monday, October 15th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has pledged to consider increase the investment for the economic prosperity and development of Nepal. In a press conference organized by the NRNA here Monday, the umbrella organization of the Nepali diaspora reaffirmed its commitment to..

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PM Oli visits Nepali mission in NY Saturday, September 29th, 2018

NEW YORK: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli visited the Nepal’s permanent mission to the United Nations here today. On the occasion, Acting Chief of the mission Nirmal Raj Kafley and other staffers apprised the Prime Minister of the day-to-day activities and functioning of the mission. Speaking on..

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Turning Screws: China’s Australian Coal Ban Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Overly reliant economies are dangerously fragile things. As it takes two parties, often more, to play the game, the absence of interest, or its withdrawal by one, can..