Veteran author, Shanta Das Manandhar, has been awarded ‘Devkota Lu Xun Pragya Puraskar’ on Saturday at the premises of Nepal Art Council, Baber Mahal. Manandhar received a cash prize Rs 50,000 and a copper plate from Rabindra Adhikari, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. Speaking at the award function, Adhikari said that art and literature had the power to direct the society into a right direction.
BEIJING, June 27: On Chinese state television broadcasts, President Xi Jinping is often shown clad in battle fatigues inspecting troops, praising their service, and hailing the People’s Liberation Army as key to the country’s rising global power.
PARBAT, Dec 22: Dissecting human bodies is not an easy job. In fact, it takes guts to cut up human organs. In the beginning, Ram Bahadur Damai of Kushma, Parbat, found it disgusting to cut up the organs of human bodies as directed by the doctors. But gradually he got used to it.
NUWAKOT, Dec 10: Former minister Arjun Narsingh KC of Nepali Congress lost by more than 10,000 votes to Narayan Prasad Khatiwadaa, CPN-UML’s district chairman. Khatiwada received 36,892 votes while KC received 26,335.
MUMBAI, Sept 12: Veteran film, television and theatre actor and Padma Shri Tom Alter is battling cancer. The renowned actor's family shared the news on Monday, a week after he was admitted to Mumbai's Saifee Hospital.
KATMANDU, July 13: Veteran Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ramhari Joshi, who was active in the party’s politics since its establishment in 1947, died on Thursday. He was 93. NC leader Bimalendra Nidhi confirmed his demise.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A team of veteran footballers representing Nepal has left for Kolkata, India on Wednesday to take part in Kolkata's 8'S International Invitational Veterans Soccer Challenge 2017. Nepali team named CMG Club comprising of 16 players and five officials will take part in the event to be played at Harinavi Sporting Club's ground from January 21 to 23.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla, Jan 7: An Army veteran who complained that the government was controlling his mind drew a gun from his checked luggage on arrival at the Fort Lauderdale airport and opened fire in the baggage claim area Friday, killing five people and wounding eight, authorities said.
KATHMANDU,July 25: Kumud Kumar Rai of India on Monday claimed the singles title of men's 50 years and above category in the First South Asian Veterans Table Tennis Tournament that concluded at the National Table Tennis Training Centre, Lainchaur in Kathmandu.