NEWAH ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA

   The Newah Organization of America (NOA) successfully completed its 7th Annual Yenya Punhi (Indra Jatra) festival on Sunday, September 10, 2017 in Maryland (near Washington DC) on the presence of more than 800 respected...

Nepal signs agreement for MCC grant assistance of USD 500 million

An agreement related to the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact programme aimed at Nepal’s economic development and eradication of poverty was signed amidst a function held in Washington DC on Thursday. MCC’s Acting CEO, Jonathan...

U.S. poverty declines sharply in recent decades: study

Unlike the poverty estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday, a study conducted by U.S. researchers concludes that U.S. poverty has fallen sharply over the decades. In the report, the U.S. Census Bureau...

6,000 public vehicles to provide transport service in Dashain

Daily 6,000 public vehicles will provide transport services to the passengers to the safe destination during Dashain festival.  With huge exodus of people moving out from the Kathmandu valley for Dashain celebrations, more than...

Children’s rights activists honoured

The Child Protection and Promotion Committee at Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s ward no 7 on Tuesday honoured children’s rights campaigners for their contribution. The KMC honoured Metro FM journalist, Rupa Sharma, Woman Study Centre’s Chairperson, Sita...

Flood/Hurricane Relief Fundraising Luncheon at Chutney (Aurora, CO)

Nepal Rising – Colorado is organizing a fundraising luncheon to support the Nepal Monsoon Flood Victims as well as the victims of Hurricanes – Harvey and Irma here in the US. Come join us...

8 earthquake hits South Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Sept 8: (Xinhua) – A powerful earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale struck off Mexico’s southern coast late Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicenter is 96 km southwest...

DACA Rescinded: Keeps Threats for Thousands of Young Undocumented Immigrants

The President Trump is ending up the Obama administration’s most popular Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects young undocumented immigrants. This new action of President Trump will affect about 800,000 undocumented...

Japan princess announces engagement with commoner

TOKYO, Sept 3, 2017 (AFP) – Japan’s Princess Mako and her fiancé — a commoner — announced their engagement Sunday, a match which will cost the princess her royal status according to a law...

Trump flies to storm-battered Texas, Louisiana amid difficult recovery

A home is submerged by water from the flooded Brazos River in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, near Freeport, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) HOUSTON, Sept 2, 2017 (AFP) – President Donald...