There is a thin line separating creative provocation from group defamation. All too often we see TV shows or cartoons stir up discord for their libelous content or politicians and celebrities from the majority community open their mouths and emit a torrent of snobbish and racist prejudice.
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Police are preparing to file a case under libel and slander charge against Kedarman Bhandari, one of the Bhandaris of the Pashupatinath Temple, who posted ‘slanderous’ material through a social site against Dr Milan Kumar Thapa, the treasurer at the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT).
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari returned home today after participating in the 24th conference of the state parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) held in Katowice of Poland.
KATHMANDU, August 1: A Sabitra Bhandari inspired performance helped the departmental team Armed Police Force Club (APF) register a 3-1 victory over the other departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in the league decider and clinch the Vice-president National Women’s League at the ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Tuesday. Bhandari scored a hat-trick for APF, who finished the league unbeaten.
AMERICA June 27: Harry Bandari of Nepali origin has been elected as a member to the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District-8, becoming the first Nepali ever to attain such a political height in the mainstream American politics.
KATHMANDU, June 2: Captain Binod Bhandari’s 64 runs and Sushan Bhari’s four-wicket haul propelled the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club to its second consecutive win with a 106-run victory over Province 1 in the Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup on Friday.
CHITWAN, May 17: On the 25th death anniversary of late communist leaders Madan Bhandari and Jibaraj Ashrit, a condolence meeting was held today at Dasdhunga in Chitwan where Bhandari and Ashrit met with a jeep accident.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day official visit to Nepal, has paid a call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at her official residence in Sheetal Niwas on Friday evening.
KATHMANDU April 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Gautam Buddha remains a symbol of pride for all Nepalis, as he made a huge contribution to human welfare after being born in Nepali territory.
KATHMANDU, April 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has joined Twitter, today.
According to President Bhandari's Chief Personal Secretary, Bheshraj Adhikari, President Bhandari's Twitter handle is @ PresidentofNP.
BUTWAL, April 1: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing third Madan Bhandari Gold Cup Football Tournament with a thumping 5-0 victory over Sunaulo Sangam on Saturday.
MORANG, March 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has broken silence on Dashdhunga accident saying that it is unfortunate not to get any facts revealed till date about the mishap that claimed lives of then General Secretary of the CPN-UML Madan Bhandari and Jeev Raj Ashrit, then in-charge of the party organization.
KATHMANDU, March 24: The host Madan Bhandari Sports Academy has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing Madan Bhandari International Gold Cup Football Tournament defeating Far-western XI 5-1 on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 20: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe congratulated President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari on her re-assumption of office as the head-of-nation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, March 14: President Bidya Devi Bhanari, 56, has been re-elected to the post of the head of the state for second term on Tuesday winning over two-thirds votes from the 880-member Electoral College comprising the bicameral federal parliament and seven provincial assemblies
KATHMANDU, March 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) stood against the re-election of President Bhidhaya Devi Bhandari in a symbolic protest over various controversial decisions she took during her first term in office, NC leaders said on Tuesday.
SURKHET, March 11: The ravaging flood of August 14, 2014 in the Bheri River killed 29 persons and rendered 120 households of Tatapani homeless. A large number of the displaced families started living in the nearby Galfa forest.
KATHMANDU, March 8: After pushing through the chief ministers and speakers of his choice in the provincial governments, Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has succeeded in endorsing Bidya Devi Bhandari for a second term as president.
KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Reelection of President Bidya Devi Bhanadri for a second term has become certain after the ruling left alliance filed her candidacy Wednesday, under the new federal setup.
Given their clear majority in the electoral college for president, which includes members of parliament and the seven provincial assemblies, Bhandari, the nominee of the left alliance for head of state is now poised to remain president for the next five years.
KATHMANDU, March 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to a senior-most member of House of Representatives and National Assembly, Mahantha Thakur and Tara Devi Bhatta respectively today.