Nepal expresses commitment to Voluntary Compact Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

NEW YORK: As one of the top troops and police contributing countries to UN peacekeeping operations, Nepal has expressed commitments to the Voluntary Compact against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse proposed by the Secretary-General in the 72 Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York,..

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NRNA USA 2017-19 elections to be held on July 21-23 Monday, June 19th, 2017

Purushottam, Dhakal, LOS ANGELES: The Election Commission, (EC) of Non Resident Nepali Association National Coordination Council, (NRNA-USA) has decided to hold the 2017-19 elections and fixed the online poll date as July 21-23. The Election Commission of Non Resident National Coordination..

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Trump-backed Bill seeks to cut legal immigrants by half Thursday, February 9th, 2017

WASHINGTON: Two top U.S. Senators have proposed legislation to cut the number of legal immigrants to the U.S. by half within a decade, a move that could adversely hit those aspiring to get a green card or permanent residency in the U.S., including a large number of Indians. The Reforming American..

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5th NRNA USA General Convention begins in Dallas Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Purushottam Dhakal, DALLAS: The Fifth General Convention of the Non-Resident Nepali Association NRNA-USA chapter has started in the Dallas popular business city USA on Saturday. Foreign Minister Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, NRNA Vice President Kumar Panta jointly inaugurated the..

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NRNA-USA schedules AGM for January 14th in Texas Monday, December 19th, 2016

LOS ANGELES: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), National Coordination Council of USA will hold its annual general meeting (AGM) on January 14, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Ram C Pokhrel, the regional vice president of NRNA America has been nominated as the convener of the AGM. Earlier,..

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Asylum seekers receive two years work permit in the US Monday, November 7th, 2016

LOS ANGELES: Bringing a change in its previous policy in favor of asylum seekers, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has increased the period of work permit from one year to two years. According to a USCIS statement, the new policy would be effective from October..

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UN Secretary-General holds talks with Dr Mahat Sunday, September 25th, 2016

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today expressed joy at the completion of Nepal's peace process and constitution writing and also shared his optimism of the Nepal's political parties and stakeholders' succeeding in dealing with remaining task of the peace process. During a..

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US army arrive in Nepal to distribute humanitarian aid Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

KATHMANDU: A team of US army has arrived in Dolakha district to distribute humanitarian aid to mark one-year anniversary of the sad demise their colleagues in a helicopter crash while delivering relief in the district after the devastating earthquake, reports. The US soldiers went..

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Buddha Jayanti special ceremony at UN Headquarters Saturday, May 21st, 2016

NEW YORK: A special commemorative event was organized on the occasion of the 'Day of Vesak' (Buddha Jayanti) at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters, today. Secretary-General of the United Nations, Acting President of the General Assembly, and representatives of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia,..

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Canada headlong into rebuilding Nepal Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

KATHMANDU: IDRC's President Jean Lebel and Ambassador of Canada to Nepal Nadir Patel on Monday will restore housing, public buildings, and infrastructure, as well as promote better mitigation and management for future natural disasters, media report said. Working with local partner the..

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Nepal elected Vice-Chair of UNICEF Executive Board Saturday, January 9th, 2016

NEW YORK: Nepal has assumed the responsibility of the Vice-Chair of Executive Board of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) from Saturday. Nepal was elected to the Executive Board of the UNICEF for the 2016-2018 term unanimously from the Asia Pacific Region. Nepal’s Permanent Mission to..

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