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Celebrate Nepal at University of Wyoming Friday, April 4th, 2014

Laramie, WY: The growing population of University of Wyoming students from Nepal aims to expose the UW community to Nepali culture through dance, music and food at the annual Celebrate Nepal event Saturday, April 12. Activities begin with vocal, band and dance performances, and a sword..

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Rosalind Russell helps women of Nepal by giving them goats! Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

By Robin Pierson, LA, CALIFORNIA: Rosalind Russell may be homeless and facing financial ruin here, but in Nepal she’s a heroine. Over two years ago, “the goat lady,” lost her home by fire and is in litigation with her insurance company over rebuilding it. Her personal funds are diminished and..

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Mahendra KC Finally Hitting Mega Millions, Win 1.962 Million Friday, March 21st, 2014

Purushottam Dhakal, San Francisco, USA: Nepal origin US Cab Driver Mahendra Bahadur KC has won USD 1.962 million in the California's lottery Mega Million game. Mahendra Bahadur KC, 50, drives a yellow cab in San Francisco and lives in the Bay Area, California, according to MegaMillions.com, the..

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Mr. Bhandari leads in his delegate race in USA Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Purushottam Dhakal, Baltimore, USA: An American of Nepali origin has declared his nomination for the Maryland House of delegate’s gubernatorial election of 2014. Harry Bhandari (HB), who hails from Thapathana-9, Khanar of Parbat, filed his nomination as a Democratic candidate in District-8,..

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Owen Sound chef heading back to Nepal

By Rob Gowan, Owen Sound (Sun Times): Owen Sound chef Robin Pradhan is returning to Nepal to continue his mission of bringing clean water to the people of his home country. Pradhan, owner and chef at the Rocky Raccoon Cafe, is leaving today for a month-long trip to Nepal where he is in the..

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Khagendra Chhetry announces candidacy for NRNA’s USA prez Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Purushottam Dhakal, Newyork, USA: Khagendra Chhetry, a non-resident Nepali businessman & Lawyer based in Newyork, USA, has announced his candidacy for the president of the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) USA to be elected from the upcoming USA national conference. Speaking at a press..

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Helping Hands: Students raise funds for health care in Nepal Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Members of Greenwood Laboratory School’s Every Teen Helps Inspire Change, or ETHIC, will host a benefit event at 5:30 p.m. March 6 at Obelisk Home, 214 W. Phelps St., to raise money for health care for Nepal’s rural poor. ETHIC is a nonprofit organization that provides junior high and high..

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Bhutanese refugees in USA, arranged marriage still common Thursday, February 13th, 2014

North Dakota: In a steamy apartment rich with the smell of curry, a pair of newlyweds sat on a loveseat Monday afternoon, accepting gifts and blessings in the Hindu tradition. Well-wishers stuck tika — a mix of red powder, rice and yogurt — to the couple’s foreheads and sprinkled dried..

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Top NYC designer Prabal Gurung showcases Nepal Sunday, February 9th, 2014

New York: One of New York’s top designers has thrust Nepal onto the map of high fashion, unveiling one of the most exciting catwalk shows of the season, inspired by his Himalayan homeland. Award-winning designer Prabal Gurung unveiled his fall/winter 2014 season in the cavernous recesses of..

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Make this year’s Valentine’s Day one to remember Saturday, February 8th, 2014

By Dolly Duplantier, Chicago: Great food and drink abound in this community. Add that special someone, and a superb Valentine’s Day celebration will result. The restaurants, bars, bakeries, and food shops in the area are ready to make your Valentine’s Day one to remember. BAKED GOODS Bake..

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