Veteran composer, songwriter Alan Menken is set to be honored with this year's Max Steiner Film Music Lifetime Achievement Award.

WEST BANK, July 31: The Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, who has become an icon for Palestinian resistance against Israeli occupation, will be honored in South Africa with a special award from the grandson of Nelson Mandela, South African news outlets reported Monday a day after she was released from prison upon serving an 8-month sentence for standing up to Israeli soldiers during a raid at her home in Nabi Saleh Village in the West Bank.

KHOTANG, JULY 27: Three years after 2015's devastating earthquake, more than 2,000 quake victims from Khotang have received the second installment of the housing grant provided by the government.

Forty child-sized wheelchairs, 'Wheelchairs of Hope', were distributed to children with disabilities by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, amidst a function organized collaboratively by the Lions Club of Kathmandu Capital District 325-A2 and Karuna Foundation Nepal on Tuesday.

BANEPA, July 17: The third municipal council meeting of Panauti Municipality has concluded with the decision to stop discrimination on wages for male and female agricultural and construction workers. Due to the continuing wage gap between the two genders, the fiscal program of the financial year 2018/19 came to this decision. Panauti is the first of the 13 local units in Kavre district to adopt such a policy.

KATHMANDU, July 15: People have been receiving incoming calls from unknown international numbers since Saturday. There have been various tweets and posts regarding it on social media.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives has honored five best-performing farmers with 'President Best Farmer Award' on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Smaller streams along the Kankai, Koshi, Kamala and Bagmati Rivers are likely to be flooded, but below flood alert early warning system, a flood update published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Hotel and restaurant employees will now get a bigger share of the service charge received from the clients.

KHOTANG, June 3: After a long wait, the victims of the catastrophic 2015 earthquake in Daman of Khotang district are finally starting to receive second tranche of housing reconstruction grant.

DHADING, Jun 1: Families of the bus accident victims in Gajuri rural municipality have not received relief packages yet.

BARA, May 27: The government has distributed Rs 147.1 million as compensation to the landowners of Tonigya settlement of Jitpur Simara Sub-metropolitan city where an international airport is going to be constructed.

GORKHA, May 3: The compensation distribution to the locals of affected area under the Budhigandaki National Pride Project has been at a snail’s pace. The project has deposited the compensation in respective bank accounts four months after the locals of affected area filed applications.

CHITWAN, April 27: So far, only 30 quake victim families in Chitwan district have received the third tranche of the reconstruction grant, indicating the slow progress in post-quake reconstruction.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) has extended its contract with the Kiran Shoes Manufacturers’ Gold Star Shoes as official footwear for the second season of the event set to be hosted in Dhangadhi from March 31.

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.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 7: Eight unopposed elected candidates of Province-2 for National Assembly have received certificates today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Election Commission will provide certificate to all unopposed elected candidates of Province-2 at 3:00 PM today.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The reimbursement of the foreign assistance has not been received as per the expectations since the latter was not effectively mobilized.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Newly elected House of Representatives member Resham Chaudhri will not receive his victory certificate through his attorney. The Supreme Court has decided not to provide his proxy his election victory certificate.

JUMLA, Nov 14: Karnali Academy of Health and Sciences (KAHS) will be providing free treatment to the conflict victims of 13 districts of the Karnali region.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Election Commission has given the election symbol today to the the candidates who filed their nominee on November 2 for the second phase election held in December 7. The Election Commission has given the time those who want to returns their candidacy till 1:00 PM today at the office of election official.

BANEPA, Oct 23: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) had selected Rabiopi VDC of Kavre district as a model village for distributing housing reconstruction grants to the 2015 earthquake victims.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Former officials of the Tax Clearance Commission, Chudamani Sharma and Lumbadhoj Mahat, who have been facing corruption allegation at the Special Court, have received the court summons after repeated attempts to face the charges.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Family of Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) President Sharad Kumar Gauchan, who was shot dead in broad daylight in the capital on October 9, is to receive his dead body today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30 :President Bidya Devi Bhandari received Tika and Jamara at  Rastrapati Bhawan, Shital Niwas from main priest Devraj Aryal of the Hanuman Dhoka Dashain Ghar at the auspicious hour of 11:55 am today on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami festival.

ITAHARI, August 30: The families of eight persons killed in the recent flooding in Itahari have received the relief amount. Each of the deceased's family received Rs 200,000.

KATHMANDU, August 1: More than 17,000 people received medical treatment in the past one year under the government's poor citizens' medical treatment program (PCMTP), officials said.

KATHMANDU, July 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today morning received 'raksha bandhan' (sacred thread tied around the wrist) from Brahmakumaris Rajyoga Centre at the President House in Shital Niwas on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, one of the Hindu festivals.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The Department of Passport under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has become the first government agency to be accredited with the ISO standards.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Two years after the devastating earthquake, only 382 survivors have received subsidized loans from banks and financial institutions (BFIs) for rebuilding their houses.

RASUWA, July 12: A conflict victim who reached Dhunche for relief died on Tuesday.

ROLPA, July 10: After a decade of declaring relief package, the government has finally started distributing the last tranche of relief to the victims of the decade-long Maoist insurgency.

RIYADH, May 21: President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. Trump rewarded his hosts with a $110 billion arms package aimed at bolstering Saudi security and a slew of business agreements.

PARSA, April 29: Finally after the eight years, justice prevailed for the family of Mukunda Raya Yadav of Matiarba in Bara district as the Indian border security force, known as SSB, is to compensate for the death of Yadav from their security personnel.

BANEPA, April 28: Earthquake victims of Kavre were delighted when the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) handed over the agreement papers of the second installment of reconstruction grant by making door-to-door visit sometimes back.  They have been counting days ever since then but the wait seems endless with no signs of the quake victims receiving the grant from the government body.

MURABARI(MIRCHAIYA), APRIL 14: As New Year  2074 BS ushers in, 33 Musahar families living at Murabari of Mirchaiya, Siraha district are overjoyed at receiving such food items as rice, cereals, vegetables and grain powder.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Nepal Telecom (NTC) has urged its customers not to receive calls that feel suspicious.

KATHMANDU, March 24: More than 2,200 people received health services within two days of a week-long health camp jointly organized by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Hotel Annapurna, in collaboration with the Art of Living Foundation, has provided corporate training module titled 'Excellence @ Workplace' to its more than 350 staffers.

INARUWA, March 13: Four local youths who sustained bullet injury in the firing of Indian Seema Surakshya Bal (SSB) on Nepal-India border in Sunsari last year have voiced their complaint for not getting any compensation.

KOHALPUR, March 6: The District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Banke, has distributed identity cards to 7,055 farmers so far.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: A meeting of the opposition parties has decided to seek the clear-cut views from the major ruling parties on the constitution amendment bill and move ahead accordingly.

RUKUM, Feb 13: The elderly citizens in Chaurjahari Municipality of Rukum are yet to receive the social security allowance of the first four months of fiscal year 2016 -17.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: About 53 percent of total eligible earthquake victims in the Kathmandu Valley have received the Rs 50,000 first installment of the house reconstruction grant.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: A total of 720 households in various four quake-hit districts have received the second installment of relief assistance, according to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Chairperson of Maiti Nepal and social activist Anuradha Koirala is to be honored with Padma Shri, one of the highest civilian awards provided by the Indian government. Koirala, who has been running a campaign against girls trafficking, will be honored on the occasion of 68th Republic Day of India.

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 21: The government has distributed the first tranche of relief cash to the earthquake victims at Gamnangtar and Tar Kerabari VDCs 21 months after the mega earthquake in the district.

BAJURA, Jan 19:  Five rural villages reeling under a spell of drought in the district received a huge amount of rice grains in assistance.