KABUL, March 9: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was sworn in for a second term on Monday but his main rival for the top job refused to recognize the inauguration, holding his own swearing-in ceremony as a rival president.
POKHARA, June 2: The inauguration function for a newly-built hotel in Pokhara attended by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Saturday has set an example how top leadership can suffer a dent in stature if they bend to undue political influence or are ill-advised.
KATHMANDU, May 29: The Republic Memorial Park on the premises of the Narayanhiti Palace Museum whose construction was started in 2012 and completed two years ago, is finally going to be inaugurated by President Bidya Bhandari on Wednesday coinciding with the 11th Republic Day.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has formally extended invitation to Prime Minister KP Oli along with the heads of the government from other Bimstec member states and the chair of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to attend his swearing-in scheduled for May 30.
KATHMANDU, April 18: An official opening ceremony of bi-annual Eighth National Games is set to be held on Thursday at the renovated Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke. The matches were already started eight days ago with majority of the sports already played before the inauguration.
MAKWANPUR, Feb 3: It was an unusual day when Dor Mani Poudel, Chief Minister of Province 3, officially inaugurated the track connecting Chainpur to Manahari, a section of East-West Highway, on Thursday.
DOLAKHA, Nov 18: On Saturday, Communist Party of Nepal Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal was invited to attend an inauguration of a football tournament in Dolakha organized in memory of his deceased son Prakash. The communist leader, who is renowned for his energy to give prolonged speeches in stages, however struggled for words this time.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: A Division football teams CMG Club Sankata and Armed Police Force (APF) are set to vie in a friendly match to inaugurate a football ground in Barathwa Municipality of Sarlahi district on Saturday.
Donald Trump has collected much more donations for his inauguration than his predecessors. Donald Trump has collected much more donations for his inauguration than his predecessors. His committee raised $90 million, almost twice the sum his predecessor Barack Obama collected for both his inaugurations.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT) has been able to spend less than 20 percent of the Rs 55.96 billion allocated for building roads and bridges in the first five months of the current fiscal year. But the minister for physical infrastructure and transport, Ramesh Lekhak, does not appear serious about expediting the roads and bridges projects, instead, he is busy making trips to lay foundations stones for roads and bridges in different districts, mostly in the tarai.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's transition team has issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors installed by President Barack Obama to leave their posts by Inauguration Day, the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand said on Friday.