By Our Reporter
People’s Review columnist Prof. P. Kharel has been awarded Ambika Devi Oli Memorial Journalism Prize-2018 for his contributions to Nepalese journalism. Satya Mohan Joshi, Nepal’s most eminent cultural scholar, handed over the letter of felicitation and a cash prize of Rs 101,111 on April 20 in Kathmandu.
Former editor-in-chief of The Rising Nepal, Kharel in 2017 received the Gorkhapatra National Journalism Award for his more than four decades of services to the Nepalese mass media. Also a former chairman of the National News Agency, he has more than 3,000 newspaper articles and a score of books of various aspects of mass communication. The former Chairman of Nepal Press Institute currently scribes for four broadsheet dailies and People’s Review on a regular basis.