SUNSARI, Feb 16: Dr Shekar Koirala, one of the key leaders of Nepali Congress, has said that the nation is facing a crisis due to an irresponsible move taken by President Bidya Devi Bhandari irrespective of her dignity and position.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has demanded the immediate release of its leader Ram Kumari Jhakri who was arrested by the police on Thursday for her "demeaning remarks" against President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Ram Kumari Jhakri, a youth leader of the agitating Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, was arrested from her home for committing a crime against the state under Clause 58 of the Criminal Code, 2017, on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari will not attend the Chhath festival celebration ceremonies at various religious sites in the Kathmandu Valley owing to the fears of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: President Bidya Devi Bhandari sent a message on Thursday expressing deep sadness on the loss of lives and the destruction of properties by massive explosion in Beirut to her counterpart Michel Aoun, the President of the Republic of Lebanon.
KATHMANDU, May 16: President Bidya Bhandari has said that the priority of the government in the upcoming fiscal year would be to minimize the threats of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and make the country free from this global pandemic.
KATHMANDU, May 15: As President Bidya Devi Bhandari is unveiling the government's policies and programs for the upcoming fiscal year 2020/21 later today, many are waiting curiously to see how the head of state presents herself in parliament this time.
KATHMANDU, April 21: While concluding that the two separate ordinances promulgated by the government on Monday go against the spirit of the constitution, the Constitutional Lawyers' Forum (CLaF) has urged the government to immediately withdraw these controversial ordinances.
KATHMANDU, March 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged all the Nepalis to stay indoor considering the sensitive circumstances stemming from the pandemic COVID-19 and save one’s previous life as well as one’s family. Issuing a message here today in the context of minimizing spread of COVID-19, President Bhandari appealed for complete compliance with the code of conduct and directives issued by the authorized agencies of the government so as to contain the outbreak of the deadly virus.
KATHMANDU, March 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli have held discussions on the contemporary issues of the country as well as about the measures taken to prevent pandemic COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Association of Former Nepali Ambassadors (AFNA) honored former Nepali ambassadors Yog Prasad Upadhyay, Kamal Koirala, Mohan Lohani and Surya Prasad Shrestha amid a function held at the President's Office on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli have sent separate messages of condolences to their Indian counterparts Ram Nath Kovind and Narendra Modi respectively on the demise of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Amid widespread criticism over President Bidya Devi Bhandari's choice of words while unveiling the government's annual policies and programs in parliament, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has come to the president's defense.
KATHMANDU, April 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, who is currently paying a nine-day state visit to China, attended the opening ceremony of the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 in Beijing on Sunday.
Beijing, April 27: Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomed the various Heads of State and Governments attending the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation for a 'Leaders' Roundtable' under the Forum here today.