Post Tagged with: "Nepalese"

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.

The cooking style of Chaley Ngoepa, a stir fry of beef tongue with vegetables, “says ‘China,’ the spiciness ‘India,’ and the choice of meat screams ‘Tibet,’” writes Suzanne Parker on the dish she sampled. (Photo by Suzanne Parker via Times Ledger)

Himalayan Cuisine Arrives in Jackson Heights

Food, Queens, South Asian October 24, 2016 at 1:51 pm

Times Ledger heads to the Little Tibet restaurant in Jackson Heights to get a taste of one of the latest emerging cuisines in Queens – Himalayan food.

Bishnu Maya Pariyar (screen shot from the documentary "Untouchable" a Join the Lights Production, at http://www.bishnumayapariyar.com)

Nepalese Activist Raises Her Voice Against Discrimination

Immigration, New York, South Asian January 20, 2016 at 6:35 pm

Bishnu Maya Pariyar fights for the rights of her fellow Dalits, the “untouchable” caste in Nepal, through her nonprofit, the Association for Dalit Women’s Advancement of Nepal. Khasokhas traces her path from growing up in poverty to empowering women in Nepal and the United States.

IN Jackson Heights after the April 2015 Nepal earthwquake, passersby write notes and prayers for Nepal. Adhikaar was active in collecting donations and fighting for TPS for Nepalese in the U.S. (Photo by Dipika Shrestha for Voices of NY)

Helping Nepalese Immigrants for 11 Years

For the past 11 years, Luna Ranjit has been helping Nepalese immigrants in NYC through the nonprofit organization Adhikaar, which she helped co-found. Now she is moving on, with a strong legacy of accomplishments behind her.

Women attending the Teej festival at Satya Narayan Mandir in Queens, on Sept. 3 (Photos by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Hindu Nepalese Women Celebrate Teej

Culture, Featured Posts, South Asian, Traditions, Voices' Picks, Women September 6, 2016 at 4:20 pm

About 1,000 women, most dressed in red, attend the Teej festival at Satya Narayan Mandir, a Hindu temple in Queens.

One Woman’s Dream: A Nepalese Restaurant in Manhattan
Kamala Gauchan, owner of Dhaulagiri Kitchen, moved her location from Jackson Heights to Manhattan and hopes to attract non-Nepalese as well as Nepalese diners.

One Woman’s Dream: A Nepalese Restaurant in Manhattan

Kamala Gauchan, owner of Dhaulagiri Kitchen, moved her location from Jackson Heights to Manhattan and hopes to attract non-Nepalese as well as Nepalese diners.

Nepalese Traditional Attire Gets a Makeover

Nepalese Traditional Attire Gets a Makeover

Culture, Queens, South Asian, Traditions October 9, 2015 at 5:13 pm

The Chupa, a traditional form of clothing for the religious celebration of the birth of Buddha, gets a makeover both comfortable and reflective of tradition, reports Open City.

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