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

Krishna Laxmi Foundation

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 […]


Free dialysis service finally comes into force, but patients decry ceiling

dialysis

Pabitra Guragain / Kathmandu: “Life has been painful for me. I can neither live a healthy life nor let myself to die.” These were the words of Binita Oli, 31, form Ota VDC of Ropla, a hilly district in mid-western Nepal, who has suffered a kidney failure. Around three months back, she shared her feelings […]


International Darnal Award to Chamar

Jagaran Media Centre

Kathmandu / Aug 15: The ‘International Darnal Award for Social Justice’, instituted in memory of Dalit rights activist Subhash Darnal, has been awarded to Rakshyaram Chamar of Kapilvastu. The award carries a purse of Rs 500,000. Chamar, 28, who was born in the marginalized Madhesi Dalit family, has been honoured in recognition of his contribution […]


US Department of State honours SP Bajracharya

Photo Courtesy: Facebook page of US Embassy

Bhaktapur / July 2: The US Department of State has awarded Chief at the metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, Superintendent of Police, Kiran Bajracharya, with 2016 Hero Acting to End Modern Slavery Award. At a programme organised at the US Department of State on Friday, SP Bajracharya told that the certificate was presented declaring her as […]


Win of every Nepali woman, says Ms Rana

Bandana Rana

Kathmandu / June 28: Women rights activist Bandana Rana has said that her election to the UN CEDAW Committee was a win of every Nepali woman. Speaking at a felicitation programme organized by Sancharika Samuha Nepal here Tuesday, she said that the election would help the work of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Nepal […]


Two visually impaired women receive Ph.D degrees

Visually Impaired PHD

Kathmandu / May 21: Laxmi Pokhrel and Sweta Singh have against all odds including visually impairment successfully attained Ph.D degree to become the first blind women students to hold this degree from their Tribhuvan University (TU) and Jawaharlal Nehru Students (JNU), India respectively. They have proven that a strong will and hard labour are more […]


Mishra receives PATA’s Presidential Award

PATA

Kathmandu / May 20: Basanta Raj Mishra, Chairman of Temple Tiger Group and former Chairman of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Nepal Chapter has been awarded with the PATA’s prestigious “Presidential Award”. He was honoured amidst the 65th AGM of PATA in Guam, US for his long dedicated service for 40 years to PATA and […]


Dr Bhattarai awarded with ‘Most Commendable Award’

Bhattarai

Kathmandu / April 15: The British Journal of Education Leadership has honoured Assistant Professor at the Kathmandu University, Dr Prakash Chandra Bhattarai with the ‘Most Commendable Award’ under Emerald EFMD-2015 Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards. A worldwide competition was held among doctoral research scholars and Bhattarai was selected for the award. The award was announced on […]


Baldev’s uncompromised struggle for rights of marginalized communities

Baldev with felicitation letter.

Baldev Ram of Madhupatti area of Siraha district may not be a known name for many but the name is very well known and respected to the so called untouchable people of eastern Siraha district. Baldev liberated thousands of people from the inhuman Sino Pratha, a system where people of marginalized Dalit community have to […]


Chaudhary continues to maintain place in Forbes billionaires’ list

Binod Chaudhary

Kathmandu / March 10: The Forbes magazine published from the US has included Nepali industrialist Binod Chaudhary in the world billionaires list of 2016. Chairman of the Chaudhary Group, owns the properties worth 1.1 billion US dollars (some Rs 110 billion). The list made public by the magazine on Wednesday said Chaudhary stands 577th among […]




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