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With Hesitation, Tibetans Welcome New Year

With Hesitation, Tibetans Welcome New Year

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens, Traditions February 21, 2013 at 5:07 pm

Although the Tibetan government in exile has asked its people not to celebrate Losar, the Tibetan New Year, in mourning for the almost 100 self-immolations worldwide protesting Chinese repression, a Nepalese restaurant in Queens hosted its first Losar festival on February 12.

(Photo by Michael Buckner, courtesy of CNN)

‘This is a Very Special Gift for Nepal and its People’

Communities, Demographics, Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian December 11, 2012 at 3:50 pm

In the heart of Jackson Heights, Queens, the two floors of the Nepalese restaurant Himalayan Yak are filled with customers and staff overjoyed that CNN’s Hero of the Year award was won by one of their own, Pushpa Basnet.