Interview with Darshan Rauniyar — probably the first Nepali-American to run for the US Congressional election.
Darshan Rauniyar, a Nepali-American, is contesting as a Democratic candidate in Washington State’s first Congressional district.
Mr. Rauniyar came to the US 20 years ago as an engineering student and has been active in county and district level Democratic Party politics for almost a decade.
Furtemba Sherpa, Nepali world tour cyclist, is currently on US tour and has recently launched a new website – furtemba.org along with release of a new video that introduces Mr. Sherpa and his mission to pedal around the world for peace and environmental protection.
Furtemba Sherpa was featured as the TexasNepal Personality of the Month for May 2011.
This video was edited by TexasNepal Team member Rajan Odari.
Anup Bhandari, a very talented Nepali painter from Kilgore, Texas, was recently featured by the local TV channel KLTV on June 12, 2011 under “Proud of East Texas” segment.
Prabal Gurung, a very successful Nepali fashion designer currently residing in New York, won the Swarovski Award for Womenswear at the 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards held at New York city on June 6, 2011.
Binaya Shakya, a Nepali bodybuilder currently residing in New York, won the second place in Mr. America Bodybuilding competition held on May 21, 2011 by INBF.
Furtemba Sherpa is a Nepali cyclist who is on a world cycle tour since 2003 with the cause of World Peace and Environmental Protection. Originally from Sankhuasabha Mr. Sherpa likes to call himself a Global Citizen.
This video report by AlJazeeraEnglish documents the work of Dr. Sanduk Ruit, a Nepali eye surgeon some call the “God of Sight” who has successfully treated thousands of Nepalis suffering from cataract and has given them back the precious gift of vision. Study shows that an estimated 150,000 Nepalis are blind because of cataract with … Continue reading Dr. Sanduk Ruit is the “God of Sight” for thousands of Nepalis
Anuradha Koirala, founder of Maiti Nepal, has made it to the top ten list of CNN Heroes 2010. CNN Heroes are remarkable individuals nominated by viewers and selected by voting and a panel of judges. They are every day people changing the world with their sacrifice and accomplishments. Anuradha Koirala has been desperately fighting to … Continue reading Anuradha Koirala Makes it to the Top Ten of CNN Heroes 2010 – Final Voting Now Open
Dr. Chintamani Yogi is a very reputed scholar of Eastern philosophy, social worker and educationist from Nepal. He is the founding principal of Hindu Vidya Peeth – Nepal, a non-profit school focused on promoting value-based education as well as helping children from poor families get education.
Dr. Upendra Mahato is a very successful Nepali businessman and social worker, currently residing in Moscow, who has made a fortune to be counted among top wealthiest people of Nepali origin and also has made a mark of his own among Nepalis living abroad with establishment of Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA).