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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 […]

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


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

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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

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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 […]

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