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Nepali community express condolences to the grieving families of New Zealand gun massacre

The global health & hygiene committee of NRNA and Non-resident Nepali Association New Zealand Inc. has expressed compassionate condolences to the grieving families of the victims of the mass slaughter in New Zealand on Friday, March 15 where 51 lives were cut short. Their joint statement also express outright condemnations to the gun violence that took away innocent human lives at the place of their worship. “Barely a year has gone by since the school shooting in Florida, USA when 17 innocent children were massacred and when the global health committee of NRNA had joined the march against the gun
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British govt announces Rs 6 bln in relief package for ex-Gurkhas

LONDON, March 7: The British government has announced a special relief package for the agitating ex-Gurkha soldiers on Thursday. According to Nepali Embassy in London, the British government announced a special relief package of Rs 6.7 billion for ex-Gurkhas today. The British government announced this package in line with the recommendation made by technical panel comprising Nepali Ambassador to Britain Dr Durga Bahadur Subedi, representatives from agitating ex-Gurkhas and the British government. This package has come in the wake of British Minister of State for Armed Forces Mark Lancaster’s return to Britain after Nepal visit. With the decision, the British
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Air Dynasty chopper crash: All seven dead, body of minister Adhikari unrecognisable

Kathmandu: All seven people, including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, died in a chopper crash occurred at Tarebhir of Taplejung today. The helicopter carrying the team went for a feasibility study of an airport at Chuhandanda, Tehrathum crashed, killing all on board. The Ministry of Home Affairs, through a press conference today, confirmed the deaths of all seven including the minister and a captain in the crash. According to Ministry’s Spokesperson Ram Krishna Subedi, the dead of bodies of seven have been found at the crash site. The minister’s body is beyond recognition. The incident site
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UK commits continued support to Nepal’s socio-economic development

Kathmandu : The United Kingdom has expressed commitment to continue its support for Nepal’s socio-economic development. The visiting Minister of State for the Armed Forces of Britain, Mark Lancaster, made this commitment during a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, at his office in Singha Durbar today. During the meeting, the two ministers exchanged views on Nepal-Britain relations as well as on all matters of mutual concern and interest. Foreign Affairs Minister Gyawali on the occasion extended gratitude to Britain’s continued cooperation to Nepal. “We held discussions on British support to Nepal for development and construction, the
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British State Minister calls on President

Kathmandu, : The visiting Minister of State for the Armed Forces of Britain, Mark Lancaster, has paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the Office of the President at Shital Niwas today. On the occasion, discussions were held on relations between the two countries and various topics of mutual interest and concern, the Office of the President stated in a communiqué. High officials of the government of Nepal and the government of Britain were present during the courtesy call.
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President administers oath to three ambassadors

2019-02-08 09:57 Kathmandu : President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered oath of office and secrecy to three newly-appointed ambassadors this morning. At a special function in the President House, President Bhandari administered oath of office to Amrit Bahadur Rai, Nepal’s Permanent Representative to Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations and other International Organisations in New York, USA. Likewise, Nepal’s Permanent Representative to Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva, Switzerland, Mani Prasad Bhattarai was also administered oath of office. Also on the occasion, Nepal’s Ambassador to Israel Anjan Shakya took oath of
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Professor Subedi urges govt to amend recently-endorsed National Medical Education bill

London: Professor of International Law at the University of Leeds in UK, Surya Prasad Subedi, has urged the government to hold dialogue with senior orthopedic surgeon Dr. Govinda KC who has been staging hunger strike for the past more than three weeks. Radio Nagarik Covered Expressing concern over the ongoing hunger strike of Dr. KC, Subedi stressed the need for talks between the government and KC to find out the solution. In a press statement on Tuesday, Subedi urged the government to amend laws including recently-endorsed National Medical Education bill and formulate appropriate policies in a bid to bring reforms
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Padma Ratna Memorial Event in London

London, Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) London & SOAS Nepal Society jointly organised a memorial event to commemorate the life and contributions of late Dr Padma Ratna Tuladhar on Sunday 20th January 2019 at SOAS University, London. The event attended by 30 guests, including university students of various subjects related to social anthropology and politics of Nepal, was attended by representatives from the Embassy of Nepal in London. Conducted by Sports Secretary Mr Sumeet Bajracharya, the event started with an introduction of all speakers by President of PPGUK London Mr Sanyukta Shrestha. Secretary to His Excellency the Ambassador, Mr Tejendra
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YOMARI PUNHI celebrated in London with the release of Kids’ Computer Game ‘Yomariman’

London: Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) London held its second Yomari Punhi event in Wembley, London with nearly 100 members and supporters. Senior executive member Mr Kiran Manandhar welcomed everyone with greetings for Yomari Punhi. Founding president Mr Amrit Ratna Sthapit presented on the importance of ‘daana’- the act of giving, and the tradition of giving Yomari during Yomari Punhi. 15 kids present at the event were given an hour of workshop on how to cook yomari. They participated actively with creative ideas and prepared their own yomaris under the supervision of executive member Ms Nhyoumila Tuladhar. For the adults,
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Retired British Gorkhas Empowered with CPR session in the UK

London. A large number of retired British ex-Gorkha army personnel gathered in Aldershot, UK benefited by a session on CPR and Heimlich Maneuver. The global health and hygiene committee of Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) organized “Learn CPR, Save a Life” in Aldershot, near London that was participated by hundreds of people both in room and via live broadcast. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR is a performed on a person whose heart has suddenly stopped. CPR ensures blood supply is not interrupted to the brain and vital organs. Automated electrical defibrillator or AED is used if the heart continues to stop after
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