KATHMANDU, April 22: Holder of the Ramon Magsaysay Award and Thailand’s Prince Mahidol Award, Dr Sanduk Ruit was awarded the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Award in March 2014.
He was honored at a felicitation event organized by The Global Shapers Kathmandu Hub, an initiative of World Economic Forum, at Hotel de L´ Annapurna, Durbar Marg on Monday.
Dr Ruit helped found the Tilganga Eye Centre in 1994, which provides waived surgery fees to the needy. He is the first Nepali doctor to perform cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants. He is also the pioneer of a method for delivering high-quality microsurgical procedures at remote eye camps.
KATHMANDU, April 21: The designers are ready with their collection, the models have rehearsed their walk, and the stage is all set for the much acclaimed fashion extravaganza – TGIF Nepal Fashion Week. The sixth edition of the fashion festival will be held at Hyatt Regency, Taragaon, from April 23 to April 26.
“There are many talented designers and models in Nepal. And this fashion week aims to promote the already successful professional models and designers as well as provide platform for the upcoming ones to showcase what they’ve got,” shared Shailaja Adhikary, Founder and Managing Director of IEC College of Art & Fashion, at a press meet held at Hyatt Regency on Monday.
KATHMANDU, April 21:For the lovers of Japanese food, here’s good news.
The Japanese Cuisine Restaurant, Tamura, of Hotel Kido in Thapathali, has introduced ‘Bento’ – lunchbox service, with the option of eight different Japanese dishes in a disposable package for home delivery.
KATHMANDU, April 20: Director Eelum Dixit has won the hearts of many admirers through his latest Nepali movie, ‘Red Monsoon,’ which was previously screened during the Mumbai International Film Festival in India and Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KiMFF) in Nepal.
The much loved film is now set to be released in theaters nationwide on May 9.
NEW YORK, April 20 : A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
Amazon hasn´t confirmed that it has plans for a smartphone. Introducing such a device would be tough in a crowded market dominated by Apple and Samsung. Even so, innovations like the Kindle Fire and Prime membership program demonstrate that the online retailing giant has a knack for using its massive size and marketing budget to capitalize on gaps in the marketplace.