KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Saturday inquired about the health condition of Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Home Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha. She visited the Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre, where the DPM is receiving treatment, to inquire about his health condition.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari visited the Linga Bhairawi Temple at Basundhara today and offered worship to the goddess Linga Bhairawi. The former president paid homage to the goddess on the occasion of the Navratri. The Navaratri is the nine days' period during which the goddess Durga is worshiped in her nine different manifestations. The tenth day is the Dashain, the main day of the 10-day Bada Dashain festival, the biggest festival of Nepalis.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed the belief that the Haritalika Teej festival will vigorously further women's equal access.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari today visited Madan Batika (garden) at local Koteshwor to wreathe his statue, commemorating the 30th death anniversary of Madan Bhandari and Jiba Raj Ashrit.

KATHMANDU, May2: Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended congratulations to Nepali cricket team for qualifying for Asia Cup by winning the title of ACC Men's Premier Cup.

KATHMANDU, March 14: President Ram Chandra Paudel, who was elected as the third president of Nepal on March 9, officially assumed his office on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 13: After serving as president for two terms, Bidya Devi Bhandari is leaving Sheetal Niwas today, which has been her official residence for almost 7 and a half years. Her second term as president ended on March 12.

KATHMANDU, March 12: The current President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari's term ends today.

KATHMANDU, March 8: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that Bidya Devi Bhandari's role as the first woman president of the country was glorious.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that it is necessary to take serious steps to strengthen the economy.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the government should start exporting agricultural products.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is addressing a joint meeting of the House of Representatives and National Assembly on Friday.

Prez pays tributes to martyrs

January 30, 2023 13:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has paid tributes to all known and unknown martyrs including Shukraraj Shastri, Dharmabhakt Mathema, Dasharath Chand, Gangalal Shrestha, who laid down their precious lives for the protection of civil liberties, democracy and nationalism on the occasion of National Martyrs’ Day, 2079.

KATHMANDU, JAN 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari reached Nasal Chowk at Hanuman Dhoka Palace on Thursday and performed Basant Shravan.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Chen Song, the new ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Nepal, presented his letter or credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has garlanded the statue of  late king Prithvi Narayan Shah.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The Election Commission (EC) is preparing to submit the report of the House of Representatives election held on November 20 to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday issued a show-cause order on writ petitions filed against President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is conferring various decorations and titles on 998 individuals on the occasion of the Constitution Day and National Day, 2079 BS at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, Li Zhanshu, is paying a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the Rashtrapati Bhawan at 4 PM today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished for happiness, peace, prosperity and good health to all Nepalis at home and abroad on the occasion of the Kumari Indra Jatra festival, 2079 BS.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The visiting Communist Party of China (CPC)'s foreign department chief Liu Jainchao paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed the confidence that the Muslim community’s great festival of Eid would help protect and promote the Muslim community’s unique culture and tradition.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Foreign Minister and State Councilor for People’s Republic of China Wang Yi paid a courtesy call to President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Shital Niwas.

KATHMANDU, March 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes to all Nepalis at home and abroad on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri today. In a message of best wishes, President Bhandari extended her wishes that my Maha Shivaratri usher our society to the path of progress and may it spread the light of spiritual awakening to the lives of Nepalis.

President extends wishes on Martyrs Day

January 30, 2022 09:06 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said it would be a true tribute to the martyrs to ensure durable peace, good governance, development and prosperity in the country by effectively implementing the federal democratic republic achieved with the sacrifices of martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that we all were responsible to usher our country in the path of progress, which was built due to the sacrifice of our brave ancestors.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated the ‘National Census 2021’. President Bhandari formally inaugurated the ‘National Census 2021’ by providing her family's data to the enumerator's team who arrived at Sheetal Niwas on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: On the occasion of Nepal's Constitution and National Day, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has expressed his best wishes.

KATHMANDU, May 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has sent a letter to the Queen of the United Kingdom (UK), Elizabeth II asking her support to send COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has issued an ordinance which amends the existing act on citizenship in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 6: A senior leader of the CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal has called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Shortly after the Standing Committee meeting of the ruling CPN-UML, Prime Minister and chairman of the party, KP Sharma Oli reached Sheetal Niwas to meet President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, March 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to fly to Bangladesh by Nepal Airlines' narrow-body A 320 aircraft on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has congratulated acid attack survivor Muskan Khatun for receiving the prestigious  US State Department's International Women of Courage Award-2021.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari affixed the first cancellation mark on a postage stamp bearing the image of centenarian person Satya Mohan Joshi, at a program organised at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Sheetal Niwas, today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that a fresh mandate is must for peace, stability and development in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli presented the government's annual report for fiscal year 2019/20 to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has termed the recent move of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) as constitutional.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday issued an ordinance that amends the prevailing working procedure of the Constitutional Council (CC).

KATHMANDU, Nov 20:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes to all Nepalis sisters and brothers at home and abroad on the occasion of the Chhath festival that is being celebrated today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday Administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly-appointed ambassadors of Nepal to Belgium, Pakistan and Germany.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has congratulated Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah for assuming the post of Emir of Kuwait.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday authenticated two ordinances at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday remitted the remaining jail terms of 290 prisoners at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, July 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished a speedy recovery and good health to the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Amid growing intra-party rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), top leaders of the rival factions have held a meeting with President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday morning.

BAITADI, Feb 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to arrive in Sudurpaschim Province on Wednesday for a three-day visit.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated a special program organised on the premises of Kantipath-based Election Commission on the occasion of fourth Election Day on Wedndesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished happiness, peace, prosperity and progress to all Nepalis at home and abroad on the occasion of the Sonam Lhosar today.