Bags from banners

August 30, 2019 11:21 am

Events in Nepal are incomplete without food, long speeches, and banners. Think huge flex prints and painted cloth banners. No event goes without declaring itself and banners serve that purpose. But the thing is, more often than not, the minute the event is over the banners are the first thing to go. Inevitably they end up being dumped as garbage. This was something Rushka Sthapit could not come to terms with.

An authentic Nepali fashion brand

July 5, 2019 09:08 am

Jenisha Shrestha, co-founder of 1uta, a Nepali lifestyle brand that is mainly focused on apparel, confesses that she has always loved designing, crafting, and creating things. Even though she graduated with a business major, Shrestha mentions that assisting in the designing process of 1uta products has helped her keep in touch with her creative side.

Flaunting in local leather gears

December 17, 2018 11:55 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Leather is considered as a vintage and versatile terms of clothing. Donning in a black gear makes you unique from rest giving you a vibe of being confident. However, unavailability of quality leather products under an unaffordable price is the main hurdle that every fashion freaks have to face in the country. But now there are some business producing quality leather products in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 5: ​FINLIT Nepal has been awarded with the Economic Citizenship Award 2018.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat trick to equalize 1 goal trailed in the second half while Diesgo Costa scored two for the Spanish side, with a stunner from Nacho.

She will be honored with a cash prize of Rs 500,000 and a letter of appreciation. The award will be provided on August 15 amid a function.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Ishwar Rauniyar of Nepal has bagged an international photography award.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) is planning to restrict the use of plastic bags in the city from July 17.

A whale has died in southern Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags, with rescuers failing to nurse the mammal back to health.

KARNATAKA, May 15:  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken an early lead against the Congress as the votes counting for the Karnataka election results began on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Prashant Lamichhane, coordinator of nagariknews.com (digital version of Nagarik daily) has bagged Baba Ananda Sanchar Award-2017.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Ujaya Shakya, managing director of Outreach Nepal has been awarded with 'Flame Leadership Award' at the Flame Awards 2018 held in Mumbai on Friday.

‘Shatru Gate’ bagged the best film award at NFDC National Film Award, which was organized on the premises of Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, on April 26. According to the organizer NFDC, 83 films and artists of those films participated in the award function. Twenty-three categories of awards were distributed on the occasion.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Chhali Maya Thami, a resident of Sorung Khola in Dolakha, has received the “Leadership Award for Community Resilience.”

KATHMANDU, March 26:  After the government's attempt to ban plastic bags in the Kathmandu Valley two years ago became a complete failure, Ward No 1 of Mahalaxmi Municipality in Lalitpur district is all set to revive the ban from April 14 coinciding with the Nepali New Year 2075.

DETROIT, March 18: Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government’s road safety agency wants to know why.

Samjahna bags Mrs State title

March 12, 2018 10:54 am

DHARAN, Mar 12: Samjhana BK has won the title of first ever Mrs State 1 on Sunday. As many as 35 married women had participated in the competition that was held at Sabha Griha, Dharan on Sunday. The competition was organized by Woman Worth Group.

Army bags 8th consecutive win

March 11, 2018 08:57 am

KATHMANDU, March 11:  The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club won its eighth consecutive match in the ongoing first Kwiks Men’s Basketball League defeating Himalayan Hounds 83-58 on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Prasanna Bajracharya's photo has bagged the #PhotoNepal (Winter) Theme contest. Bajracharya's photo won the title ahead of 509 photos submitted by 230 photographers from across the country in the contest organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in association with Photo Journalists (PJ) Club.

KAPILVASTU, March 1:  Homlal Shrestha of Nepal Army has won the title of 4th Lumbini Peace Marathon organized in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha on Thursday.

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.

New Diamond bags two wins to stay atop

February 1, 2018 08:17 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) has bagged two wins in the second day of the second round matches in the ongoing 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday.

All my bags are packed, I'm ready to go

January 21, 2018 10:31 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Elected members of Province 6 charter helicopter to attend their swearing-in ceremony at Surkhet.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Menuka Chapagain of Morang has bagged the first prize in the Worldwide Nepali Poetry Video Contest 2017 held by Chhanda Alankar, an association of Nepali litterateurs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Hishila Maharjan has bagged the title of the 4th Season of Liril Fresh Face. Hishila was declared winner the finale held on Wednesday evening, according to a statement issued by Unilever Nepal.

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’.

SALLERI, Dec 19: The Nepali martial arts team has won two gold medals and three silvers in the World Martial Peace Cup 2017 held recently in Morocco.

KHOTANG, Dec 13: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in the district. The vote counting has finalized on Wednesday where UML wins towards first-past-the-post elections in Khotang has also become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.

Left alliance bags 116 FPTP seats

December 13, 2017 06:26 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The left alliance has so far bagged 116 seats of the 165 first-past-the-post (FPTP) seats in parliament.

DOLAKHA, Dec 12: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in Propotional Representaional system in Dolakha.

BAGLUNG, Dec 12: Nepali Congress that lost all seats towards first-past-the-post elections in Baglung has become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Litterateur Manu Brajaki will be honoured with the 'Pahalman Singh Swar Lifetime Literary Award, 2074'. A meeting of Pahalman Singh Swar Memorial Foundation has decided to this effect. Established by the Foundation, the award is given every year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal Army (NA) has bagged the gold medal in the Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017 held in Brecon, Wales.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Election Commission has prohibited the production, distribution and use of cap, sticker, t-shirt, bag and shawl bearing election symbol of any political parties in upcoming elections to House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

GAUSHALA, Sept 24: Rastriya Janata Party –Nepal candidates have won the mayoral and deputy mayoral posts in Jaleshwar Municipality in Mahottari district.

Simran bags Miss Plus 2 title

September 13, 2017 12:02 pm

Simran Tuladhar was announced the winner of ‘Miss Plus 2’ organized in Dharan on Monday.

LOS ANGELES, August 28: As Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran bagged the top honors at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), the ceremony saw pertinent issues such as politics, body shaming and mental health being discussed.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Arati Thapa and Ishara Karki bagged gold medals on the opening day of First Madan Bhandari School Level National Karate Championship on Sunday. Arati of Prashansha Dojo defeated Suhana Rana of Genius School in the girls’ U-20 kg category final while Sandhya Thapa and Aisha Thapa won bronze medals in the same event.

KATHMANDU (REPU-BLICA): Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL) has won `Nepal's Best Bank' award in the  Awards for Excellence 2017.

HETAUDA, July 7: ‘Chhakka Panja’ wins 10 accolades including Best Picture in the 9th annual D Cine Awards. The other top prizes went to Priyanka Karki and Bipin Karki who won awards for best actors of the calendar year for movies ‘Chhakka Panja’ and ‘Jatra’ respectively.

Indian Stars bags first win in ACPL

June 28, 2017 21:25 pm

KATHMANDU, June 28: Indian Stars registered its first victory in the ongoing Asian Club Premier Club (ACPL) defeating Dubai Warriors by 20 runs, on Wednesday.

CWCN bags two gold in Bhutan

June 9, 2017 21:25 pm

KATHMANDU, June 9: Child Watabaran Center Nepal (CWCN) bagged seven medals including two gold, three silver, two bronze in Bhutan Friendly Judo Tournament held in Thimpu on June 8.

Khosin bags Miss Acnes 2017 title

April 10, 2017 12:51 pm

KATHMANDU, April 10: Prizma Khosin has won the title of Miss Acnes 2017, Beyond Beauty.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Nepali Muay Thai player Sanjay Rai has bagged gold medal in the 14th Muay Thai Championship in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Yadu Memorial Academy, Rukum honored Republica's Special Correspondent Bhadra Sharma with the Yadu Memorial Award-2017 in the weekend for his 'excellent' reporting in favor of peace, democracy and good governance.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: A Nepali student, currently running her Ph D program in bio-chemistry and molecular biology from a reputed university in the USA, has been awarded with the Alice Curtis Award in recognition of her excellence in studies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Vibor Society Development Bank Ltd has received ‘Best Enterprise Award’ in Summit of Leaders-2016, Socrates Award Ceremony.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Suzuki Vitara Brezza has bagged three different awards in the CNBC-TV18 Overdrive 2017 Awards, according to a statement issued by CG MotoCorp -- the distributor of Suzuki in Nepal.

Global IME Bank bags global award

December 19, 2016 10:23 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Global IME Bank Ltd has received the ‘Best Internet Bank 2016-Nepal’ provided by the International Finance Magazine.