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Seven Nepali women climbers meet John Kerry Friday, July 18th, 2014

KATHMANDU: United States Secretary of State John Kerry has met with seven Nepali Women Mountaineers in Washington on Wednesday. The Nepali women climbers are visiting Washington, DC and Los Angeles from July 16 to 23 for promoting women’s empowerment, education, and environmental..

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Mapping migrants Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

 Every year, on July 4, the Association of Nepalis in the Americas (ANA) organises a mass convention in the US to coincide with the American Independence Day. This year, the thousands of Nepalis from across the Americas who thronged to Tysons Corner in Virginia were greeted by a message from US..

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Nepali woman killed in US road crash Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

MISSOURI: A Nepali woman was killed in a deadly road crash at Kansas City in the U.S. state of Missouri, American media reported. The victim is 25-years-old Urmila Sharma, according to kwch.com. Sharma reportedly hails from Jhapa in eastern Nepal. The accident happened north of..

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US companies added 281,000 jobs in June Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

WASHINGTON: A private survey shows U.S. business hiring surged in June, a sign of stronger economic growth. Payroll processer ADP says private employers added 281,000 jobs last month, up from 179,000 in the previous month. The figure suggests the government´s jobs report, to be released..

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Mohan Gurung appointed as State Commissioner Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Purushottam Dhakal, LOS ANGELES: Mohan Gurung has been appointed as a commissioner to the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. According to the source, it will be effective from July 1, 2014. Gurung was recently felicitated by Northwest Asian weekly as the Top..

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Nepali cultural show draws crowd in US Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

San Diego, California: The Nepalese diaspora from Southern California showcased Nepali culture through a performance at the month-long County Fair in San Diego, California, on Sunday. A large crowd of fair visitors stopped by when the Albertsons Funville Stage echoed popular Nepali songs Sano..

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Janasamparka Samiti Canada Chapter Formed Saturday, June 21st, 2014

KATHMANDU: Nepali nationals living in Canada have formed the Public Liaison Committee (Janasamparka Samiti) Canada Chapter to support Nepal's bid to consolidate democratic practices and value system. Janasamparka Samiti is the sister organization of Nepali Congress (NC) which has its chapters in..

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PM Koirala meets UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon Friday, June 20th, 2014

Purushottam Dhakal, LA, CALIFORNIA: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the UN headquarters in Manhattan, New York, on Friday. A statement issued by the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations said, “The Secretary General noted the need for a..

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Durga Bhattarai elected to Chairman of the UN Fourth Committee Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

New York: The 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly underway in New York has elected Permanent Representative of Nepal, Durga Prasad Bhattarai, as Chairman of the Fourth (Special Political and Decolonization) Committee for the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly..

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Khagendra Chhetry elected NRN USA Prez Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Purushottam Dhakal, LA, CALIFORNIA: New York-based lawyer Khagendra Chhetry was elected president of the Non-Resident Nepali Association National Coordination Council of USA in its first ever polls in its 11-year history. His nearest rival New Hampshire-based Shiva Kumar Rai received 808 votes to..

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Seattle family fights to reopen Nepal to child adoptions Friday, June 13th, 2014

By Tracy Vedder, SEATTLE: Tales of corruption, child-trafficking and fraud have led the United States to shut down foreign adoptions from several countries. But a national organization argues the government has gone too far, and one local family is fighting for thousands of orphans who want to..

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CLU Fulbright recipient to teach in Nepal Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

California: A graduate of California Lutheran University has received a 2014-2015 U.S. Student Fulbright award to teach English in Nepal. Lisa Rowan of Port Townsend, Washington, is the fourth CLU applicant to receive a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grant in the last five years. The..

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Benjamin Sharma leads in his MP race in Canada Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Purushottam Dhakal, Los Angeles: An Canadian of Nepali Benjamin Sharma has declared his nomination for the ‘Member of Parliament' race, in Trinity-Spadina, Canada. Benjamin Sharma, who hails from Kathamndu, Nepal, filed his nomination as a Conservative Party candidate in Trinity-Spadina,..

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Grand Buddha Jayanti in LA Monday, May 19th, 2014

Los Angeles: A Norwalk cultural center had a completely different atmosphere on Sunday evening— mesmerizing Buddhist prayers and fantabulous religious music accompanied by fabulous dances filled the auditorium full of devotees from across greater Los Angeles area. Shree Pashupatinath Foundation,..

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Newa Samaj, American Red Cross organize blood donation camps Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Los Angeles: More than 26 Nepali American donated blood on Sunday as part of a joint campaign organized by Newa Samaj Southern California and American Red Cross. At blood donation camps simultaneously held at Artesia public library, altogether 26 people, including some Executive members of the..

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DPM Singh attends UN Forum on Indigenous Issues Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

New York: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Prakash Man Singh on Tuesday reached New York to attend the 13th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. On the occasion, Minister Singh addressed the forum on the agenda of study..

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Worldwide, Sri Lankan people are being complimented for exercising their franchise peacefully and with decorum during the recent Presidential election., Indian Prime..