Mahabir Pun was honored with the Gandaki Ratna Award by the government of Gandaki Province at a function held in Pokhara on Monday.

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.

Actor and director Elizabeth Banks is being honored as Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s famed Hasty Pudding theater troupe.

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.

Oscar recipient and NBA legend Kobe Bryant who recently lost his life in a helicopter crash will be honored at the 92nd Academy Awards function to be held on February 09, reported Fox News.

Jamie Foxx has won a plethora of major awards including an Oscar and Grammy.

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.

Reese Witherspoon remembered when she met with several film production studios in 2011 to ask them how many movies were being developed for women.

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.

A Hawaii family has won a place with the Guinness World Records for the world’s heaviest avocado.

E-Arts Nepal to honor artist Uttam Nepali

September 22, 2019 17:21 pm

E-Arts Nepal, an online gallery is honoring artist Uttam Nepali at their annual event, ‘Himalayan Art Festival’ for his determination, dedication, and contribution to the Nepali art scenario.

10 youth talents honored

August 12, 2019 18:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The Ministry of Youth and Sports has honored several youth talents on the occasion of the International Youth Day today.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The Hyatt Regency Kathmandu and Media 9 Private Limited jointly honored five women with the Hyatt WOW Women Achievers Awards 2019, on Tuesday, amidst a program in the capital.

Madan Bhandari Foundation announced the name of the 'Madan Bhandari Rastriya Puraskar' recipient for this year.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Guard of Honor at the VVIP lounge of the Sainik Manch, Tundikhel.

KATHMANDU, March 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today viewed that the state should honor the freedom fighters, who contributed to various political changes.

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.

Concert to honor Lord Shiva

February 12, 2018 10:22 am

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Newa Film Society (NFS) has announced that veteran actors Chaitya Devi Singh and Madan Krishna Shrestha will be honored at Nepal Bhasa Film festival amid an event on  October 15.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) organized a condolence program to honor late artist/ academician Shantakumar Rai on Thursday at its premises, Naxal.

Saving their honor

September 6, 2017 00:33 am

One could not help but notice how the foreign media projected chhaupadi as an integral part of Hinduism.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 27:Bhola Bikram Thapa, the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Bulgaria in Nepal, has received the Golden Lourel Bough decoration from Republic of Bulgaria.

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.

Gautam cremated with official honor

March 12, 2017 17:47 pm

DHANGADHI, March 12: The Kanchanpur incident victim Govinda Gautam who died in the firing of the Indian  Seema Suraksha  Ball (SSB) was cremated at 5.50 pm today with 11 gun salutes in the Doda River.

PUNARBAS, KANCHANPUR, March 11: The deceased victim of Kanchanpur incident, Govinda Gautam of Punarbas Municipalty-08, will be cremated with national honor.

Tom Petty got his band the Heartbreakers back together for a high-class gig to launch Grammy weekend.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday evening hosted a state dinner in honor of her Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee.

Ang Norbu gets top French honor

October 27, 2016 20:21 pm

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.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 22: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is arriving at Biratnagar to participate in the Senior Citizens Festival to be organized by Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences.

Pakistan Honor victims

October 3, 2016 12:06 pm

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.

KHOTANG, July 4: A memorial gate is being constructed to commemorate three district leaders killed during the Maoist armed insurgency in the district.

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.