KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Sharada Bhushal Jha, who has reported horrific accounts of her brutal rape when she was just a minor by the then tall figure as a politician and literary figure Modanath Prashit in her autobiograbhy 'Dharatal', has expressed gratitude over the dismissal of this year's Padmashree Award.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Padmashree Sahitya Puraskar and Padmashree Sadhana Samman, two famous literary awards in Nepal, have been cancelled for this year.