Award announced

KATHMANDU: The Nepali Akhayan Samaj (NAS) has selected Narayan Wagle’s novel Palpasa Café for the Govind Chandra Gautam-Dipwati Devi Smriti Akhyan Samman, 2061. The award carries a purse of Rs 10,000. The award will be given away on December 17, the NAS said in a release.