Post Tagged with: "Nepalese"

Narbada Chettri, in red patterned attire at right. (Photo via Everest Times)

Congressman Crowley Honors Nepalese Activist Chhetri

Queens, South Asian, Women March 16, 2018 at 3:48 pm

Nepalese activist Narbada Chhetri was honored by Rep. Joseph Crowley for International Women’s Day, Everest Times reports.

Pundit Deen Bandhu Pokhrel reciting the Bhagavata Mahapurana last August. (Photo via

Will Pledges for New York Mahapurana be Paid?

Queens, South Asian, Video December 4, 2017 at 4:40 pm

Last August, donors pledged $1.5 million toward the construction of a Nepalese community center in Queens but most of the donors have yet to contribute the funds they pledged, reports Vishwa News.

An Intimate View of Celebrating Dashain

An Intimate View of Celebrating Dashain

Featured Posts, Immigration, Queens, Video October 6, 2017 at 5:33 pm

This 360 video offers an intimate look at the Hindu festival of Dashain.

Shailee Basnet (Photo via Everest Times)

Nepalese to Perform at Gotham Comedy Club

Culture, Immigration, South Asian September 14, 2017 at 3:59 pm

A Nepalese mountaineer is scheduled to make her New York debut at the Gotham Comedy Club Sept. 20, reports Everest Times.

A Nepalese Singer in the Country of Dreams

A Nepalese Singer in the Country of Dreams

Culture, Queens, South Asian August 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Sapana Shree sings songs of home at restaurants in Jackson Heights, reports.

(Photo by Deepak Pariyar)

A Nepali Flag-Raising Ceremony in NJ

Culture, Metro Area, South Asian July 11, 2017 at 12:57 pm

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop joined some 100 members of the community in raising the Nepali flag, reports Vishwa News.

At the Adhikaar June 8 event. (Photo via Everest Times)

Adhikaar: Stories of Help at a Fundraiser

New York, Queens, Social Services, South Asian June 21, 2017 at 12:31 pm

The organization Adhikaar, which helps members of the Nepalese community, held an event June 8 to review its accomplishments and raise money, Everest Times reports.

G. C. Khagendra (Photo via Everest Times)

A New Advisor from the Nepali Diaspora

Immigration, South Asian April 21, 2017 at 4:17 pm

Recognizing the Nepali diaspora, the government has appointed New York-based lawyer Khagendra G.C. as a non-resident Nepali advisor, Everest Times reports.

Nepalese Mark ‘Republic Day’

Nepalese Mark ‘Republic Day’

Th first-ever Nepal Day Parade was help in Manhattan on May 22, and drew several thousand participants.

Nepali community members at an event at Sherpa Kyidug Hall in Elmhurst, Queens called for Feb. 5 to discuss Presdient Trump's recent executive order. (Photo by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Worries over Trump’s Action Among Nepalese

Featured Posts, Immigration, Queens, South Asian February 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

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.

Participants at Adhikaar's International Women's Day Celebration in Woodside, Queens on March 6. Laxmi Shrestha is at center in the red blouse and black jacket (Photo by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Nepalese Mark Women’s Day in Queens

Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian, Voices' Picks, Women March 8, 2016 at 12:09 pm

Adhikaar, a nonprofit that advocates for Nepalese immigrants, sponsored a well-attended International Women’s Day event in Queens.

Newspaper racks in Manhattan. (Photo by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Newspaper Racks: A First for Nepalese Papers in NYC 

Featured Posts, Media, New York, South Asian, Voices' Picks December 1, 2016 at 2:51 pm

Vishwa Sandesh became the first Nepalese paper to have sidewalk racks set up in Queens and Manhattan. Will it give the publication an edge in the competitive Nepalese newspaper market?

Observing a Monthlong Hindu-Nepalese Festival

Observing a Monthlong Hindu-Nepalese Festival

Featured Posts, Religion, South Asian, Traditions, Voices' Picks February 19, 2016 at 11:36 am

In Ridgewood, Queens, a Nepalese-Hindu traditional festival is observed for one month.

Inside Cafe Chiya

Nepali Couple’s ‘Cafe Chiya’ Comes to Queens

Prem Thokar and his wife Poonam Theeng started Cafe Chiya three months ago, and already have expansion plans.

Photo by Dipika Shrestha

A Tihar Celebration to Help Nepalese Children

Culture, Featured Posts, Metro Area, Queens, South Asian, Video November 3, 2016 at 2:12 pm

The festival of lights was celebrated by Hindu Nepalese of the Queens-based Jharana Foundation and raised money for underprivileged children in Nepal.