Success Stories

Japanese volunteers providing crucial support in health and education sectors (Feature)


Hari Lamichhane / Sindhuli, Jan 6: ‘Nepal is my second home. All love me here. I have not got such love in Japan’, Japanese Public Health nurse Kanako Kon shared her feelings before representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Finance, Home and Education, and JICA. She arrived here as a volunteer two years ago. […]

Ultra runner Meera Rai honoured with Rs. 2.8 million

Mira Rai's photo during the  marathon

Damak / Jan 5: Ultra runner Meera Rai has been honoured with a cash prize of Rs. 2.8 million. The funds were collected by organizations based in the UK in recognition of Meera’s feat at the international ultra running, bringing name and fame to the country. Member-secretary of National Sports Council Keshav Bahadur Bista, Chief […]

Lawmaker Tuladhar bags International Award


Kathmandu / Dec 23: Former Education Minister and CPN (UML) lawmaker, Dr Gangalal Tuladhar has received international award for outstanding dissertation. The Shimane University of Japan conferred the award on Dr Tuladhar in recognition of his Ph. D. dissertation. The award carries a purse of Rs 130 thousand and a citation. Dr Tuladhar is the […]

Organizations working on climate change awarded


Lalitpur / Dec 16: Some 15 organizations working in the area of climate change adaptation have received an award of Rs 20 million for their remarkable performance in the field. The Ideas to Impact Programme implemented under the Adaptation at Scale Award Project with financial assistance of UKAid has handed the incentive award of 10,000 […]

Pushpa Basnet awarded CNN Super Hero


Washington DC / Dec 12: Nepali social worker and 2012 CNN Hero of the Year, Pushpa Basnet, has been awarded the title of CNN Super Hero by the famed news channel CNN. She received the 2016 CNN Super Hero during the Sunday night’s show in Los Angeles, California, according to Gaurav Kandel, who has been […]

NA bags bronze medal in Cambrian Patrol Competition

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Kathmandu / Oct 25: Nepal Army team has secured third position at the Cambrian Patrol Competition organized at Wales of the United Kingdom (UK). It is the most challenging events in the world. The Durgabaks Battalion of the NA won the bronze medal out of 120 teams competing in the event from different 20 countries. […]

Three farmers honoured with President Award


Dhankuta / Oct 21: Three farmers in Dhankuta have been honoured with the ‘President Award’-2073 BS. The awarded are Surendra Bahadur Chemjog of Maunabudhuk VDC-9, Jitendra Rai of Dhankuta Municipality-2 and Matrika Rai of Dhankuta Municipality-7. The District Agricultural Office, Dhankuta honoured them with the cash prize amidst a programme here today. The award for […]

Chitwan’s Tulasa bags International Award


Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Oct 15: Tulasa Gyawali of Chitwan has won the WWSF Prize for Women’s creativity in rural life. Registrar of the Tribhuvab University Prof (Dr) Sudha Sharma presented the international award to Gyawali at a function held in Kirtipur in the capital today coinciding with the International Day of Rural Women. The Women’s World […]

Litterateur Jhamak conferred on honorary Doctorate; says I read hearts of all Nepalis

Jhamak Ghimire

Kathmandu / Sept 5: The Madhya Paschimanchal University (MPU) has decorated litterateur Jhamak Ghimire with honorary doctorate degree. During a convocation ceremony the MPU held here Monday, President Bidya Devi Bhandari said, “Litterateur Ghimire is a literary person of unrivalled talent. Despite suffering physical weakness, she has contributed significantly to Nepali literary firmament. She is […]

Dr Karki bags ‘Ram Prasad-Krishna Laxmi and Laxmi Shrestha Memorial Award’

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Kathmandu / Aug 20: Dr Lochan Karki has received ‘the Ram Prasad-Krishna Laxmi and Laxmi Shrestha Memorial Award’. Established by the Krishna Laxmi-Laxmi Shrestha Memorial Foundation, the award carries a purse of Rs 100,005. Karki was given the award for his contribution to providing health care services to rural people. Culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi […]

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