KATHMANDU, Sept 19: On the occasion of Constitution Day, the government has presented various decorations, awards and medals to 903 individuals. However, it is being widely criticized by politicians as well as the general public.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Civil Service Day is being celebrated in Nepal today. However, the government has not found the best civil servant this year as well.

KATHMANDU, August 5: Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs Forum (NYEF), a non-profit organization under the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, is organizing the NYEF Kathmandu Startup Awards with the aim to facilitate developing a business ecosystem in Nepal through the means of exposure, mentorship and investment to the startups.

“The Crown” and “Ted Lasso,” among the TV shows that helped distract America during an oppressive pandemic year, are in the hunt for Emmy recognition.

The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will still go ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic. An MTV spokesperson confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday that the show will take place Aug. 30 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Five Nepali photographers won different awards in Asia-Pacific Youth ICH Storytelling Contest organized in Korea last year. On March 12, amid a special ceremony photographers were presented with the awards at UNESCO office in Kathmandu.

HURPES establishes five awards

February 14, 2020 14:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) has set up five new awards, taking the total awards to eight so far.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Nepal Management committee has announced to host its 39th National Management Conference this coming Friday.

American pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift has told fans that her upcoming performance at a music awards ceremony is in doubt after two record executives said she could not perform her songs on television.

An annual K-pop festival is not happening in Hong Kong this year due to months-long political unrest, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer 'Gully Boy’, India's official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards, walked home with the best film from India award in the regional finals at the Asian Academy Creative Awards ceremony.

A list of nominees at the 2019 Bet Awards, to air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 23.

Veteran actor Sridevi was posthumously conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 64th Filmfare Awards here on Saturday.

Two years after his “Moonlight” triumphed on the eve of the Oscars, Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of the James Baldwin novel “If Beale Street Could Talk” on Saturday topped the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards, winning best film, best director and best supporting female for Regina King.

The film academy has finally revealed the Oscar categories that will be presented during the commercial breaks of this year’s broadcast in an attempt to shorten the show to three hours.

R&B singer Alicia Keys hosts a female-flavored Grammy Awards show on Sunday featuring performances by Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Diana Ross and Dolly Parton, but which risks being overshadowed by the absence of some of music’s most influential stars.

Winners at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild awards, presented Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles:

The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama “Green Book” drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like “Roma,” ″A Star Is Born” and “Black Panther.”

Singers Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jess Glynne and George Ezra are among the nominees for next month’s BRIT Awards, Britain’s annual pop music honors, in a list dominated by young talent.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The government has announced to honor founding general secretary of Communist Party of Nepal, Puspa Lal Shrestha (posthumously), with the 'Nepal Ratna Manpadvi', the highest civilian award of Nepal.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 7: The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing industry and misunderstood by its critics.

Amid a special function held at the Hotel Shankar, Lazimpat, Minister for Education, Science and Technology -- Giriraj Mani Pokharel, conferred the teachers of the community schools from across the nation. Tham Maya Pun, a teacher at Paudar Secondary School, Myagdi, was honored with the ‘PP Prasai National Best Teacher’- 2018 award. Similarly, tourism entrepreneur Pravakar Sumsher Rana was handed over the ‘PP Prasai Lifetime Achievement Award’. In the same event, seven were also honored as ‘PP Prasai Regional Best Teacher.’

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Kathmandu Photographer Association is gearing to organize KPA Wedding Photo Awards 2018. In a campaign organized at Bhaktapur, the organizers informed the photographers about their forthcoming competition. Through the event, the organizers aim to hone the skills of the photographers by making them highly capable and competitive.

LOS ANGELES, July 24: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has picked a date for next year’s Golden Globe Awards.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The US Department of State on Thursday awarded Sunita Danuwar, the Executive Director of Shakti Samuha with Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Hero Award-2018.

June 24: Host Jamie Foxx kicked off the 2018 BET Awards rejoicing in the uber success of “Black Panther,” namedropping the records the film has broken and even pulling Michael B. Jordan onstage.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Anjana’s Journey, a short film by Rajneesh Bhandari has been selected as a finalist of 2018 Focus on Ability Short Film Awards in International Category in Australia.

Ncell awards engineering students

June 2, 2018 08:53 am

KATHMANDU, June 2: Ncell Pvt Ltd has awarded outstanding students of various faculties of the Institute of Engineering (IoE)'s Central Campus Pulchwok with Ncell Scholarships and Excellence Awards, as part of its corporate social responsibility.

Glory for Nepal at GAM awards

May 30, 2018 11:53 am

KATHMANDU, May 30: Artist Sarita Dongol bags the Toyota City Assembly Chairman Award, Krishna Gopal Shrestha wins Aichi Prefecture Assembly Chairman Award and Sanjeet Maharjan won Nikkan Industrial Shinbun Award at the Global Art Movement International Art Competition and Exhibition 2018 organized from May 14 to May 20 in Japan.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Logistics Management Division (LMD) of the Department of Public Health Services (DoPHS) under the Ministry of Health and Population (MoPH) has been found to have finalized procurement processes against the law.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has announced the 'National Journalism Award' and the 'senior journalist award' 2075 to be presented on the occasion of the National Journalism Day.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Two hundred Nepali students have been awarded the India's "Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme" for 2017-2018.

March 3: The 2018 Oscars — or the 90th Academy Awards, if you'd prefer — are headed our way on Sunday, March 4, bringing glitz, glamour and maybe even a headline-grabbing mix-up or two, like the 2017 snafu that was the "La La Land"-"Moonlight" debacle (as documented in the photo above). This year, nine films are up for best picture, just one of 24 award categories that will be featured in the Oscars broadcast.

Ananya bags awards at Open Roller Sports

February 28, 2018 11:39 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Players from Nepal managed to bag medals at the Open Roller Sports Promotional Tournament organized by Asian Roller Sports Committee at Pattaya, Thailand last week.

LONDON, Feb 19:  Dark comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the biggest winner at the BAFTA Film Awards, held in London on Sunday, an event which saw the campaign for women’s rights in the entertainment industry take center stage.

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 4: For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL’s Most Valuable Player.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 22: The Screen Actors Guild Awards is tipping the scales for some Oscar hopefuls with a best actor win for Gary Oldman for his transformation into Winston Churchill for “Darkest Hour” and supporting actor wins for “I, Tonya’s” Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell for his role in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”

First ever NVA Awards on Monday

January 21, 2018 09:27 am

KATHMANDU, JAN 21: Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA) is set to felicitate the best player, coach and team by ‘Nepal Volleyball Associations Awards’ on Monday.

The Republican president announced his top-10 list -- which included his regular targets CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post -- using his preferred medium of Twitter.

LONDON, Jan 9: Cold War monster movie “The Shape of Water” leads the race for the British Academy Film Awards, the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has made it mandatory for bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to seek approval of the central bank before accepting any prize or award from foreign agency.

NIC ASIA Bank bags two awards

December 22, 2017 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: NIC ASIA Bank Limited has bagged two awards in Nepal BFSI Excellence & Leadership Awards 2017.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: NIBL Capital Markets Limited has won the Nepal Best Brand Awards, 2017 – Under the title ‘Award for Brand Excellence in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Sectors’.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Buddha Harmony Foundation has conferred the ‘Buddha Harmony Bimala Regmi Social Service Award 2017’ to seven professionals of Nepal on Saturday amid an event held in Kathmandu. The award carries a purse of Rs 10,000 each and a letter of felicitation.

Nominees for Hits FM Music Awards

November 27, 2017 10:01 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Hits Nepal Pvt Ltd announced the nominations for the 21st edition of Hits FM Music Awards on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Film Critics Society of Nepal organized an Award Ceremony that distributed the awards of 2071 BS, 2072 BS and 2073 BS on Wednesday at Shilpee Theater, Battisputali. The awards which were halted due to technical reasons were given away this year. The awards were presented in seven categories for each year.

A list of the winners at the 2017 American Music Awards, held Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 20: The Latest on (all times local):

KATHMANDU, Nov 6:The 11th edition of Film Southasia 2017 under the theme ‘Documentary Bears Witness’ came to a conclusion on Sunday. Having screened altogether 63 documentaries on contentious issues from 2-5 November at Yala Maya Kendra, the grand festival has certainly provided a platform for the creators and admirers of non-fiction films to share and exchange the cultural values of South Asian countries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The third edition of Page 3 Nepalbhasha People’s Choice Awards concluded at Rastriya Naachghar, Jamal on Sunday.