Recognizing the Nepali diaspora, the government has appointed New York-based lawyer Khagendra G.C. as a non-resident Nepali advisor, Everest Times reports.
Organizers of the second annual Turban Day in Times Square tied 8,000 turbans during the event held to celebrate Vaisakhi, the Sikh New Year, and spread awareness of the faith, reports Desi Talk.
Desi Talk speaks to Ravinder Singh Bhalla, “New Jersey’s only Indian-American Sikh councilman,” as he runs for re-election in Hoboken.
The founder of a Nepali dance school in Elmhurst insists on teaching in Nepali and that students try to speak Nepali. Parents are delighted.
Siona Benjamin tells The Jewish Week she aims to “blur the boundaries between cultures” in her exhibition at ACA Galleries in Chelsea, which features a series on refugees and reflects her multicultural background.
A new Himalayan restaurant is planned for Ridgewood, reports Bushwick Daily.
Jenifer Rajkumar has been named by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be the new director of Immigration Affairs for New York State, News India Times reports.
At a discussion in Edison, New Jersey, panelists called on the community to speak out against hate crimes and emphasized educating the public to prevent such attacks, reports News India Times.
A political scientist discusses recent crimes against South Asian Americans in News India Times.
The Tibetan New Year was observed by members of the Tibetan tri-state community on March 4.
The father-daughter team behind Dawa’s serves up both Himalayan and American fare, from pancakes and French toast to momos and gyuma.
Butcher Imran Uddin continues to serve customers at Madani Halal, founded by his recently deceased father, while he contemplates his future role in the Bangladeshi community of Queens.
Sujeet Rajan, executive editor of Parikh Worldwide Media, warns of a risky time for non-whites and urges action against racism in News India Times.
The Nepalese community, like many others in NYC, worries about the wider consequences of President Trump’s action against visitors, immigrants and refugees from seven nations.
With the help of Arsalan Naeem, BKLYNER takes viewers to South Asian restaurants on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn, in the inaugural episode of “Eating With Arsalan.”