Post Tagged with: "Nepalese"

At the recent "collective" bratabandha in Queens. (Photo via Everest Times)

The First ‘Collective’ Bratabandha for Young Nepalese in NYC

Queens, South Asian, Traditions July 27, 2016 at 9:57 am

A significant rite of passage for young Nepalese was conducted in Queens recently, Everest Times reports.

Send Money Through ‘Payo’

Send Money Through ‘Payo’

Business, South Asian September 28, 2015 at 2:53 pm

A student at LaGuardia Community College has developed an app for Nepalis to send money home, reports Everest Times.

Protesters at Diversity Plaza ripping up copies of the new Nepalese constitution. (Photo by Dipika Shrestha for Voice of NY)

New Constitution Divides Nepalese in New York

Featured Posts, Politics, Queens, South Asian, Voices' Picks September 23, 2015 at 10:33 pm

Rallies in Queens supporting and opposing the new constitution in Nepal are a reflection of the political feuds, religious sensitivities, and the frustration of indigenous groups within the Nepalese community.

Chef-owner Sharmila Sherchan outside her restauarant (Photo via Nepalaya News)

In Jackson Heights, Chef Sharmila Shines

Food, Queens, South Asian, Women July 13, 2016 at 12:16 pm

Nepalaya News profiles Sharmila Sherchan, owner of the popular Nepalese restaurant Mustang Thakali Kitchen in Jackson Heights.

A Vigil for Nepalese Killed in Afghanistan

A Vigil for Nepalese Killed in Afghanistan

Queens, South Asian June 27, 2016 at 3:34 pm

A vigil was held at Diversity Plaza for the 13 Nepalese security guards who died in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.

One Nepali Woman’s Violation: The High Price of Immigrating to the U.S.

The editor of Khasokhas speaks with a Nepalese immigrant about her harrowing account of being raped repeatedly as she traveled from Honduras through Mexico to a new life in the U.S.

One Nepali Woman’s Violation: The High Price of Immigrating to the U.S.

Best of 2015, Immigration, New York, South Asian August 18, 2015 at 3:37 pm

The editor of Khasokhas speaks with a Nepalese immigrant about her harrowing account of being raped repeatedly as she traveled from Honduras through Mexico to a new life in the U.S.

at the tips clinic in elmhurst  (photo by anuz that for voices of NY)

One-Day TPS Clinic Helps 135 Nepalese

Featured Posts, Immigration, South Asian, Voices' Picks August 7, 2015 at 11:43 am

A large clinic for Nepalese seeking TPS was held by the New York Immigration Coalition and other organizations in Elmhurst, Queens.

Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas (Photo via Khasokhas)

Nepalese in Detention Centers Hope TPS Will Aid Them

Immigration, New York, South Asian July 31, 2015 at 2:49 pm

There are 111 Nepalese in detention across the U.S., with seven of them being held on criminal charges. Lawyers hope that the U.S. government’s recent decision to permit Nepalese in the U.S. to apply for temporary protected status might help some of those in detention, writes Kishor Panthi in Khasokhas.

Neaplese community leader Shailesh Shrestha with City Council member Danny Dromm at a meeting to inform the community about IDNYC in early February. (Photo via Shrestha's TV show)

Informing Nepali Speakers About IDNYC

Government, Queens, South Asian February 23, 2015 at 4:20 pm

To combat immigration concerns and language barriers, Nepali-speaking organizations are working to educate the community on IDNYC and its benefits. Council member Daniel Dromm also addressed the community, reports Queens Chronicle.

‘Invisible No More’ and Eleven-Inch Heels

‘Invisible No More’ and Eleven-Inch Heels

Caribbean, Culture, Health, South Asian, Video October 8, 2014 at 11:29 am

Caribbean identity when it comes to the U.S. Census, art assemblages by a cancer survivor, and “wow factor” shoes in this episode of “Independent Sources.”

From Eastern Nepal, a Dance and a Prayer

From Eastern Nepal, a Dance and a Prayer

An annual spring celebration of the Kirat people of eastern Nepal brings celebrants to Queens.

 

(Photo by Meral Agish/Voices of NY)

Himalayan Designs Come to Jackson Heights

Business, East Asian, Featured Posts, Queens, Voices' Picks, Women March 13, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Two young immigrants from Nepal offer modern versions of the chuba and other traditional attire.

(Photo by Bimina Ranjit)

Nepalese Journalist Rises with the Community

Featured Posts, Meet the Editors, South Asian, Voices' Picks October 9, 2013 at 12:26 pm

Kishor Panthi, editor of Khasokhas, finds future in NY as Nepalese community nearly triples over 10 years.

Nepali Artists Denied Entry Visas to US

Nepali Artists Denied Entry Visas to US

Featured Posts, South Asian, Voices' Picks September 19, 2013 at 6:23 pm

The U.S. Embassy in Nepal has stopped issuing artist visas after problems over fraudulent applications, reports Khasokhas.

Nepali Film Premiere Helps Street Children

Nepali Film Premiere Helps Street Children

Culture, Immigration, South Asian April 25, 2013 at 1:20 pm

The crowded New York premiere of the Nepali movie “Visa Girl” became more than a testimony to the rising popularity of South Asian filmmaking. Profits were directed to the non-profit organization Empower1, which helps the street children of Nepal.