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Coronavirus crisis: Up-close and personal account of a Nepali in the US

I have been in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the USA, for almost nine months as a Humphrey Fellow at MIT. It has been an experience of a lifetime, but I also love my homeland, Nepal, and want to share some of my recent experiences and thoughts after the outbreak of Covid-19. The breaking news on March […]

One Nepali dies of Covid-19 in US, UK each

Kathmandu, April 9 Two Nepalis living abroad have died of the coronavirus infection on Wednesday. One man died in the United States whereas the other in the United Kingdom. Ngima Temba Sherpa, a permanent resident of Sotang rural municipality-4 of Solukhumbu district, currently residing in New York City in the US died in the court […]

Four Nepalis in Spain test positive for coronavirus

Barcelona, March 27 As the terror of the novel coronavirus infection is increasing across the world, four Nepalis living in Spain have tested positive for the virus. The residents of the Catalonia region are undergoing treatment at different health facilities. One of them is said to be critical and is undergoing treatment in the intensive […]

Vox pop: Amid global Covid-19 crisis, Nepalis abroad have different concerns

The coronavirus pandemic has now reached over 168 countries with around 459,800 cases. Though Nepal has recorded only three cases so far, in its bid to control the spread, the government has taken the country on lockdown. Other countries in the world have adopted different measures to control the spread. Many governments have imposed a […]

Nepali youth in Australia to host entrepreneurship event in September

Kathmandu, July 14 A group of Nepali youth living in Australia are hosting an event this September so as to promote fellow youth residing abroad to take initiatives for entrepreneurship development. Thriving Soch is hosting the event titled ‘Explore the Possibilities’ on September 13 at Wesley Theatre, Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney. The organisers say they […]

Nepal opens Brain Gain Centre for partnership with nonresident Nepali experts

Kathmandu, May 31 The government of Nepal on Friday opened a new unit in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs aiming at fostering partnership with Nepali experts and professionals living overseas. Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali inaugurated the Brain Gain Centre under the┬áPolicy, Planning, Development Diplomacy and Overseas Nepali Affairs Division of the Ministry today. […]