Nepali women in New York, USA are going to meet on June 2, 2018 at Belozino Hall in Jackson Height. This is a yearly event in which Nepali-American women come together to celebrate womanhood. The event help to build stronger relationship between them and is also an opportunity to showcase their talents.
According to the organizers, the Nepali Ladies Sanjh is “the most entertaining Nepali women night out signature yearly program for the Ladies and by the Ladies.”
Like previous years, Nepali ladies will showcase their talents on stage. According to the organizers, Nepali ladies have been preparing for the event for a long time. Some of them have been dieting and doing a lot of exercise to show off their fit and attractive bodies. One of the participants has claimed that she has lost 14 pounds for the event.
The organizers have been using the proceeds from the event for social works in Nepal and USA. In 2013 they had helped Sabika Thapa for her kidney transplant. In 2014 Prasa Tuladhar of New York was helped in her lungs treatment. In 2017 the the Gorkhaland movement victims were helped. Continue reading
The fifth edition of Miss Nepal US was held in New York among a huge crowd of Nepali living in the USA. Two Nepali actresses, Keki Adhikari and Nandita KC had also performed in the event. Actress Manisha Koirala was also present in the event. Other bollywood actors and Nepali actors like Sunil Thapa were also present in the event. Most of these film artists were in the USA to participate in FOG festival in California, held earlier.
Priyanka Thapaliya, a resident of North Carolina, has wont this years Miss Nepal US title. Kaushila Lama and Neha Jha have won the first and second runner up titles respectively. The winners were selected from the pool of ten finalists of the contest.
Singer Nisha Sunar gave birth to a daughter of choreographer Shankar BC in the USA. It was Nisha’s third marriage and second one of Shankar. In the USA, Nisha is going to start singing in a Nepali restaurant, Chautari Restaurant. A new management of the restaurant located at Jackson Height, New York, is going to feature singers like Yam Baral and Nisha Sunar.
The restaurant will feature live dohori songs on every weekends starting on Friday evenings to Sundays. While folk singer Bimal Dangi and Nisha Sunar sing lok dohori, Yam Baral sings songs and ghazals in the restaurant.
For the first time since she was diagnosed of cancer, actress Manisha Koirala has met the Nepali residents of New York. In a program organized to welcome the actress, Manisha went with her parents and enjoyed the feast. She talked about the past and her future plans and told that she is cured of cancer now.
Because of the side effects of chemotherapy, Manisha doesn’t have hair on her head. In the program she had worn a head cover and a hat to conceal her head. In a report, Manisha seemed cheerful, healthy and happy. Nepali actress and cancer survivor Gauri Malla was also present in the event.
Actress Rekha Thapa had wanted to head the Nepal Film Development Board (FDB), but her peers had rejected Rekha for not being competent enough. In response to her rejection, Rekha had organized the meet the press event in New York during her month-long visit to USA.
Rekha Thapa had stopped her education after SLC and she didn’t go to college. In the meet-the-press event held in New York, she told that some people call her ‘uneducated’ because of the lack of higher education. She added – those who call her uneducated are fool themselves. She called herself a knowledgeable and capable person in her profession.
Actress Manisha Koirala is discharged from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York on December 21, 2012. Manisha had undergone a 6-hours long surgery on December 11 to treat cancer in her uterus. Manisha’s body has responded well to the surgery and she is told to be feeling better these days.
Manisha is currently living in her relative’s house in New York for resting and regular check-ups. The check-ups and further treatments are expected to last six more months in the USA. To prevent cancer cells to spread in her body, chemotherapy treatment will commence in a couple of weeks.
Manisha’s family friend, Mridula Koirala, has posted a Facebook message to all Manisha fans and friends telling that their prayer is working and Manisha is going very well.
Actress Manisha Koirala has undergone a surgery in a cancer hospital in New York. The surgery started after 5:00 PM local time and lasted for more than 6 hours.
It is reported that a gynecologic/female genital tract surgeon who had operated Manisha had told that a successful operation takes 5-6 hours. As of the time of this writing, Manisha is in recovery room and her family members are waiting to see her.
A photo of Manisha taken on December 9, 2012 shows her in white shawl and smiling.
Appa Sherpa, 20 times Everest climber and other 20 Nepali mountaineers attended the walk. There were a total of 200 people including Nepali and foreigners in the rally. Home Minister, Bhim Rawal and Forestry Minister, Deepak Bohora addressed the rally.
Among the participants were the mounteneers – Appa Sherpa, Dima Gombu Sherpa, Tenji Sherpa, Pasang Rinji Shrepa, Serab Jangbu Sherpa, Angbabu Jimba Sherpa, Lakpa Gelja Sherpa, Kipa Sherpa, Lakpanorbu Sherpa, Angchiri Sherpa, Migma Nurbu Sherpa, Sonam Sherpa, Migma Chiri Sherpa, Dawa Steven Sherpa, and A.C. Sherpa.
Nose, in our society represents ‘pride’ and the Nepali mountaineers residing in the US have asked the organizers to ‘save the nose’ while conducting ‘Save the Himalaya’ program in New York.
The Forest Minister, Deepak Bohara, had collected Rs. 1.5 million from 10 mountaineers in Nepal to ‘take them to the US’. The Embassy, decided otherwise and Mr. Bohara had to go to the US alone.
23 Nepali mountaineers have decided to boycott the program amidst the controversy of the top minister being too greedy in his last days at office. The fastest Everest climber of 1998 and World Record holder of the 2000 ed. of Guineess Book, Kaji Shrepa, is leading the 23 Mt. Everest summiteers to boycott the Save the Himalayas rally in New York.