Vice president Nanda Bahadur Pun felicitated six personalities with “Nepal Sangeet Tatha Natya Rastriya Pragya Puraskar-2074” amid a special program organized at the premises of his own office on Friday.
Dr Balaram Joshi Gyan Bigyan Rastriya Puraskar Pratisthan organized an award ceremony on Thursday in Kathmandu. Amidst an event in the Nepal Tourism Board hall, Prof Dr Bashudev Tripathi was awarded the highest honor -- Dr Balram Joshi Suyogya Puraskar -- for his contribution in Nepal’s education field. Dr Tripathi has been involved in teaching for more than three decades, and equally known for his contribution to Nepali literature.
DHARAN, May 5: Four different literary works have been short-listed for this year’s “Bimal Smriti Puraskar” with a cash prize of Rs 51,000. “Bimal Smriti Puraskar” which has been initiated from this year to promote and encourage litterateurs and other writers, will be awarded on May 7, the death anniversary of poet Bimal Gurung.
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.
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.