Nepali restaurateurs fined in Finland Owners – accused to trafficking and exploiting fellow Nepali workers

Nepali restaurants in Finland have become so popular in the past 20 years that in many places they have started replacing Indian diners in Helsinki and other cities. It now looks like there was a dark side to this success: four Nepalis restauranteurs in Finland have been found guilty of human trafficking, discrimination and tax […]

Flouting laws, dozens of Nepalis invested in companies in tax haven nations

Over 50 Nepalis have invested in offshore companies, exploiting secretive tax regimes and breaking Nepal’s law which bars investment in foreign countries, an investigation by the Centre for Investigative Journalism has found. The report ‘Nepal Leaks 2019: Illegal Wealth Watch,’ based on an analysis of over 3,000 financial and court documents and interviews with over […]

New York City will offer free eyeglasses to all kindergarteners and first graders

All New York City kindergarteners and first graders will receive prescription eyeglasses if they need them starting next school year, Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce Thursday during his annual State of the City address. The program already exists in 224 so-called “community schools” across the city, which get additional social services designed […]

Shree Swasthani Brata Katha श्री स्वस्थानी ब्रत कथ

Shree Swasthani Brata Katha श्री स्वस्थानी ब्रत कथ Shree Swasthani Brata Katha is a very popular ritual observed in Nepal in the Poush/Magh month (January – February) during winter. Goddess Sri Swasthani, known to grant wishes of her devotees, is worshipped from Poush Shukla Purnima to Magh Shukla Purnima. Yama Bramha Varunendra Rudra यम ब्रह्मा […]