KATHMANDU, May 10: Kalanidhi Indira Sangeet Mahavidyalaya has felicitated various artists and Nagarik daily for their contribution to the field of art, music and songs.

Three start-up ideas awarded

August 4, 2018 07:22 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Three out of total nine start-up ideas have been awarded with an opportunity to participate in the Micro Master Course (MMC), an online course of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with cash prizes.

WASHINGTON DC, June 29:  Sunita Danuwar, a leading social activist from Nepal has been awarded the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) award provided by US Department of State for her contribution against trafficking.

KATHMANDU, June 13 : Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd has been recognized as the best company for environmental protection, on the occasion of the World Environmental Day. At a ceremony organized on Tuesday, cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and certificate was awarded to the company, signed by Minister for Forests and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Prashant Lamichhane, coordinator of nagariknews.com (digital version of Nagarik daily) was honored with the Baba Ananda Sanchar Award-2018 for his extensive coverage on Fewa Lake encroachment.

KATHMANDU, June 5: On the auspicious occasion of World Environment Day 2018, Nepal Forum of Environmental journalists (NEFEJ) has awarded two journalists with Environment Journalism Award-2017.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Honorary Consul of New Zealand in Nepal, Lisa Choegyal, has been awarded with New Zealand Order of Merit for her contribution to further New Zealand-Nepal relations.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Parag Pathak, an economics professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) born to  Nepali emigrant parents, has been awarded the John Bates Clark Medal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepali leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has been awarded as Man of the Tournament in ongoing ICC World Cricket League Division 2.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal Army has started procurement of different civil works, including earth cutting and permanent structures, for the Kathmandu Tarai Expressway without preparing Detailed Project Report (DPR) - a prerequisite for any development work.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Supreme Court has upheld the decision of five years jail-term awarded to the newly elected member of Provincial Assembly from Manang Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The Infinity Studio of Singapore has decided to provide scholarship to five students of Oscar International Film College. Representative of the Studio, Shyu Mo, announced the names of the scholarship recipients amid a program organized at the college premises on Wednesday.

Citizens Bank International awarded

December 27, 2017 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Citizens Bank International Limited has been awarded by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari for its contribution in promotion and development of sports sector.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: NMB Bank has been awarded the 'Bank of the Year 2017' by the Financial Times, London. Issuing a statement, the commercial bank said that the award has reinforced NMB Bank as one of the top tier commercial banks in the country.

Best women entrepreneurs awarded

November 23, 2017 02:45 am

HETAUDA, Nov 23: Nepal Leadership Academy and Women Skill Creation Center, Makwanpur have jointly announced 10 best women entrepreneurs from several earthquake-affected places of Makwanpur.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The fifth Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival 2017 concluded on Sunday with a closing ceremony where few of the outstanding films among the 99 shorts films screened at QFX Kumari Cinemas, Kamalpokhari, were awarded.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Nepali Police Unit was awarded the United Nations Medal for its service in South Sudan. In awarding the medals, the Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, David Shearer, praised the contingent of 320 police officers – 180 based in the capital Juba and 140 based in Bor, in the Jonglei region, for “their commendable contribution to the Mission’s core mandate which is to protect civilians and to build durable peace in South Sudan.”

Nepali Toastmasters awarded

November 7, 2017 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Nepali contestants have won one district-level award and five out of six division level awards in Toastmasters Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contests held in New Delhi, India, from November 3-5, 2017.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 9: The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to American economist Richard H. Thaler of University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioral economics.

LALITPUR, Sept 24: Poet Ghanashyam Kandel has been awarded with the Madan Puraskar -2073 for the epic titled Dhritarastra. Dhritarastra is his sixth book where he has sympathized with the blind king Dhritarastra, a major character of the Mahabharat.

KATHMANDU, August 28: Ghanashyam Kandel was awarded with this year's Madan Puraskar for his novel 'Dhritarastra'. The Madan Puraskar Guthi announced the winner in an official statement on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, August 27: Ghanashyam Kandel's novel 'Dhritarastra' has won this year's Madan Puraskar. Madan Puraskar Guthi announced the winner in an official statement on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Former Miss Nepal Malvika Subba and Lumbini Academic Collage (LAC) Chabhil, Chuchepati has announced the recipients of the Malvika Subba Scholarship on Thursday. The scholarship has been awarded to two indigent and diligent girls studying in grade 11 at LAC.

KHOTANG, July 25:Eastern Regional Police Office (ERPO) on Tuesday awarded eight police officials who played vital role in maintaining peace and security in the recently held local level elections.

SCBNL awarded

July 24, 2017 10:20 am

KATHMANDU, July 24:: Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited (SCBNL) on Sunday said that it has been awarded with 'World's Best Consumer Digital Bank Awards 2017 for Nepal' in the Asia Pacific category by Global Finance magazine.

75 women entrepreneurs awarded

July 15, 2017 12:02 pm

KATHMANDU, July 14: Ministry of Industry (MoI) honored 75 women engaged in small-scale industries with Best Women Entrepreneurs Award, on Friday.

The rise of Afghanistan and Ireland in the ranks of international cricket gathered pace on Thursday when they were voted in as full ICC members, meaning they can play test matches against the world's elite countries.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Rainbow Collection Nepal Pvt Ltd, a Nepali carpet exporter, has been awarded as the Best Carpet Exhibitor at the Qinghai International Carpet Exhibition held on June 2-6.

Laxmi Intercontinental awarded

May 22, 2017 10:04 am

KATHMANDU, May 22: Laxmi Inter Continental Pvt Ltd has been awarded ‘2016 Regional Excellence Award - Asia and Pacific Region’ at the 2017 Global Distributors Convention held in South Korea from May 10 to 13.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak has said that he would soon table a proposal in the cabinet meeting to award the Kathmandu Tarai Expressway Project to the Nepal Army (NA).

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Though the Department of Roads awarded the contract to build the 3.6 km Chabahil-Jorpati (Bagmati bridge) road to the contractor, United Builders, a year ago, the project is yet to see any progress. The construction of the road is yet to start as the right of way is yet to be cleared.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Late journalists Sanjay Neupane and Karna Bohara have been jointly posthumously awarded the Press Council-Sanima Bank Rastriya Patrakarita Puraskar-2073 for the contribution they had provided to change the society.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Various 15 organizations of Nepal have been awarded with cash prize for their innovative effort in the field of climate change adaptation.

KATHAMNDU, Dec 14: A team of Nepali students participated in Can Satellite Competition recently organized by 23rd Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum ( APRSAF), which was held at University of the Philippines Los Baños College, Laguna.

HUMLA, Nov 13: A total of 10 best performing farmers from Humla district have been honoured with 'Rastrapati Utkrishta Kisan Puraskar' for their best performance in agriculture. The award carries a purse of Rs 10,000 in cash each and a letter of certificate.

Grande awarded best hospital of the year

November 10, 2016 20:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Grande International Hospital (GIH) has been awarded as the 'Best Hospital of the Year' by Frost and Sullivan amid a function held in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Aditya Khadka, a fifteen year old filmmaker was awarded at the 33th Chicago International Children Film Festival on November 6 for his short film ‘Dhartiputra’.

ABU DHABI, Oct 14: Etihad Airways has received the Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating - the most coveted quality standard in the airline industry, further strengthening its position as a leader in innovative guest experience, service and hospitality.

B Division winners awarded

October 5, 2016 20:39 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Newly crowned champion of Martyrs Memorial B Division League, Chyasal Youth Club, got rewarded with a winner's trophy and cash prize of Rs 500,000 at ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Wednesday.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 5: Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa have won this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing molecular machines.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 4: British-born scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for studies on exotic matter that could result in improved materials for electronics or quantum computers.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Madan Puraskar Guthi has awarded Lil Bahadur Chettri with this year’s Jagamba Shree Puraskar and Ramlal Joshi with this year’s Madan Puraskar in a award ceremony organized on Sunday. The Guthi’s chairman Kamal Mani Dixit handed the respective awards to the winners.

Soaltee Crowne Plaza awarded

September 25, 2016 20:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu has won yet another award in the 12th Hospitality India & Explore the World Annual International Travel Awards.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The Sports Editor of Nagarik daily and immediate past president of Nepal Sports Journalist Federation, Ajay Phuyal has been awarded a gold medal by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Asia.

KIEV, Sept 19: Russia and Ukraine's political rivalry will extend into the world of football next year as they try to outdo each other in hosting two of the sport's biggest events.

PALPA, Aug 23: The names of top 20 women entrepreneurs were announced amid a program in Palpa district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The First Darnal International Award for Social Justice was awarded to Raksha Ram Chamar (Harijan) from Madhesi Dalit community for his struggle to achieve education and justice for Dalits and other marginalized groups.

Winners of essay competition awarded

August 12, 2016 17:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Clean up Nepal and UNESCO education unit in Kathmandu awarded the winners of an essay competition on the eve of International Youth Day 2016 on Thursday.