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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called on the government and bodies concerned to scale up investment in children who are the responsible citizens of the future.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has been dragged into yet another controversy after she summoned influential ruling Nepal Communist Party leaders, ministers and advisors of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at her office to discuss about contemporary politics.

TOKYO, Oct 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, currently on an official visit to Japan, has said that Japan is the major development partner of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is paying a state visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar from October 16 to 20 at the friendly invitation of the President of Myanmar U Win Myint, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Kwaneya, the first day of the chariot procession of the Living Goddess Kumari and the most important day of Indra Jatra, one of the biggest festivals in the Kathmandu Valley has been observed at Basantapur Durbar Square on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Dr Bansidhar Mishra and Dr Narad Nath Bharadwaj as the ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh and Qatar respectively.

NEPALGUNJ, June 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has today arrived in Nepalgunj to participate in Iftar ceremony of the Muslim community. President Bhandari, who landed at Nepalgunj airport at 2 pm, is scheduled to take part in the ceremony slated to take place at 5 pm at Siddhartha Cottage.

KATHMANDU, May 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari returned home on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, April 29: China on Monday pledged RMB 1 billion (Rs16.8 billion) grant assistance to Nepal.

BEIJING, April 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari who is presently on the nine-day State Visit to China has said economic transformation is the agenda of priority of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Dinesh Chandra Thapaliya as the Chief Election Commissioner and five justices at the Supreme Court.

RANJHA, April 18: President Bidya Devi Bhandari discussed matters relating to development works with people's representatives in Banke and Bardia districts.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli submitted the annual report of the government for the fiscal year of 2018/19 to President Bidya Devi Bhandari amid a special programme here on Monday at the president's residence in Sheetal Niwas.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed promotion of promoting export in the country in the wake of the ballooning trade deficit.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended the Basanta Shrawan ritual on the occasion of Basanta Panchami at Nasal Chowk in Hanumandhoka Durbar premises this morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3 : President Bidya Devi Bhandari sent a message of congratulations to Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah on the occasion of his proclamation as the 16th Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, the King of Malaysia, on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Prime Minister and National Security Council (NSC)'s chairperson KP Sharma Oli today presented the Council's annual report for the fiscal year 2074-75 BS report before President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has promulgated the Ordinance designed to provide for Employee Adjustment, 2075.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: There are still challenges for the protection of human rights in Nepal despite the formulation of laws in this regard.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Amid a public outcry against the latest move of the President’s Office to buy a new fleet of cars and expand the office premises, the government has come to the defense of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended a tea reception hosted by Vice-president Nanda Bahadur Pun on the occasion of Tihar, Chhath and Nepal Sambat 1139 festivals in the capital on Monday.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has congratulated State President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam Nguyen Phu Trong on his assumption of Office as the President of Viet Nam.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday visited various shrines in the Kathmandu Valley to pay homage to goddess Durga Bhawani to mark the Maha Astami, eighth day of the 10-day-long Bada Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the entire society should take initiations in the environmental protection, promotion, and management.