KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The International Nepali Literary Society (INLS) has instituted the ‘National Poet Madhav Ghimire Award’. A meeting of the INLS Board of Trustees on August 19 decided to set up the award in memory of national poet Ghimire.
Rapper-producer 50 Cent has been inducted to Hollywood Walk of fame. 50 Cent's good friend, rapper Eminem, paid tribute the 44-year-old singer-songwriter during a ceremony on Thursday, reported Variety.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Association of Former Nepali Ambassadors (AFNA) honored former Nepali ambassadors Yog Prasad Upadhyay, Kamal Koirala, Mohan Lohani and Surya Prasad Shrestha amid a function held at the President's Office on Wednesday.
Seven years after hitting the road to perform and share their stories of recording with some of the biggest names in pop music, a New Jersey-based group of former A-list session musicians is being recognized for its efforts.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Amid growing tendency among Kathmandu-based foreign diplomats to hold meetings with chief ministers and chiefs of local government bodies without seeking prior approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the ministry has written to all Kathmandu-based diplomatic missions to honor the provisions of the Vienna Conventions.
KATHMANDU, Mar 5: A guard of honor has been offered to Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at at the VVIP lounge of the Sainik Manch, Tundikhel. Nepal Army offered a 19-gun salute in honor of Pakistani Prime Minister Abbasi.
KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Revising the previous location of offering such honor, the newly-formed government of K P Sharma Oli has decided to establish a new practice of offering the guard of honor to all the visiting foreign VVIPs at Nepal Army Pavilion, Tundikhel.
POKHARA, Feb 12: The preparations for a musical program to be held on the occasion of Shivaratri at Lakeside, Pokhara has been completed. The program will be held on February 13 at 6 pm, informed Bijay Gautam, band manager of Satyakrit Band.
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.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: In celebration of its 10th annual meeting, President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation honored Nepal’s Ms. Kanchan Amatya with the Clinton Global Initiative Presidential Honor Roll Award at the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University in Boston. This coveted recognition celebrated the dedication and passion of the world’s most accomplished young commitment leaders and social entrepreneurs, who over the past decade, have made significant impact through their Commitment to Action.
NEW DELHI, August 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a five-day state visit to India, has received 'Guard of Honor' amidst a special ceremony at the Rastrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Thursday morning.
MANCHESTER, June 5: Ariana Grande paid tribute to the city of Manchester, England, on Sunday with an energetic, all-star concert that raised millions for victims of a suicide bombing that tore through her last performance in the city nearly two weeks ago.
BIRTAMOD, April 2: Birta Jaycees has decided to honour Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) and Kunjana Ghimire (Suntali) with Outstanding Citizen Award- 2073 BS. The Birta Jaycees has also started collecting donation to help the Campaign launched by Dhurmus and Sutantali.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The French government has conferred the highest French civil distinction “Knight of the Legion of Honour” on Nepali trekking entrepreneur Ang Norbu Sherpa for his outstanding contribution in saving lives of French tourists during the great earthquakes of April and May last year.
ISLAMABAD, Oct 3: Tasleem was just 18 years old when her brother shot her in the head. Her crime was marrying a man of her choice, considered a betrayal of a family's honor among many in Pakistan who live by an ancient code of conduct.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: A funeral ceremony of former Home Minister Madhav Prasad Ghimire, who went missing along with two other family members after his jeep plunged into the Trishuli river six days ago, was performed with state honors at Pashupati Aaryaghat on Friday.
ISLAMABAD, June 19: Police in Pakistan have arrested a mother suspected of killing her pregnant daughter for marrying against the wishes of her family, the latest in a series of so-called "honor killings" in the conservative Muslim country.