KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Minister for Health Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal and Minister for Information and Communications Gokul Prasad Baskota will also be taking the charges of the Ministry of Law and Ministry of Urban Development respectively.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: President Bidya Bhandari has withheld an ordinance that seeks to amend the Constitutional Council Act 2010 following objection by the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), which has accused the government of attempting to exclude the main opposition leader from a crucial decision-making process.
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, Aug 12: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended best wishes to all Nepali Muslim sisters and brothers at home and abroad for their happiness, peace, prosperity and good health on the occasion of Bakra Eid.
KATHMANDU, July 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed sorrow over a huge loss of lives and property at different places of the country due to floods, landslides and inundation following incessant rainfall.
TEHRAN, June 18: Iran is not seeking to wage war against any nation, the country’s president said Tuesday while at the same time stressing that Iranians will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious.
KATHMANDU, June 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the Public Service Commission was expected to perform, in accordance with its constitutional duties, in such a way which could further foster people’s trust on it.
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.
This Republic Day passed just like all the other days that we designate to commemorate important national milestones, with the sort of lukewarm remembrance that borders on indifference. Apart from presenting the budget of the government, by the government, and for the government, there wasn’t a whole lot that happened during the day.
NEW DELHI, May 29: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, after meeting several times over the past year to try to defuse tension.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Police arrested Chiranjivi Dhakal, the president of All Nepal National Independent Students Union (Revolutionary), the student wing of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), from the capital on Friday. Dhakal, an influential leader of the outlawed Chand outfit, is also a politburo member of the party.
KYIV – In the 2000s, The West Wing was everybody’s favorite television show about an aspirational US administration—one that fought terrorism without waging war on an entire region or religion, refused to trample on the rule of law, and generally made decisions that were in the country’s best interest. Many wished the show’s calm and collected fictional president, played by Martin Sheen, could replace America’s cowboy president, George W Bush, and his war-mongering sidekick, Dick Cheney.
KATHMANDU, May 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has sent a message of congratulations to Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on the occasion of his coronation as the King of Thailand, on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has defended President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s decision to pronounce "Mero Sarkar" (My government). Oli's remark comes a day after the government unveiled policy and program for the new fiscal year yesterday.
KATHMAMDU, May 4: President Bidya Bhandari’s choice of the phrase ‘mero sarkar’ (my government) while unveiling the government policy and program in parliament on Friday has met with criticism ‘for using words like the monarchs’.
KATHMANDU, May 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has courted controversy on social media for calling the Nepal Government 'Mero Sarkar' (My government) during her speech at the Federal Parliament while unveiling the government's policies and programs for the fiscal year 2019-20.
COLOMBO, May 1: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said a foreign mastermind may have planned the Easter Sunday bombings, claimed by Islamic State, telling the militant group to “leave my country alone”.
KATHMANDU, May 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her confidence that the stakeholders would focus towards reforming the labour sector to help realize the government’s motto of prosperous Nepal based on social justice and equality.
KATHMANDU, April 27: President Bidya Bhandari has said that the development of ‘Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network’, including Nepal-China Cross-Border Railway, will boost connectivity not only between Nepal and China but other countries in the region.
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.
JAKARTA, April 14: At a recent election rally, former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto repeatedly banged his hand on a podium while urging the boisterous crowd to defend the country against foreign interests.
BELGRADE, April 14: Thousands in Serbia protested again Saturday against populist President Aleksandar Vucic as riot police deployed inside the country’s parliament, saying they wanted to prevent the opposition from storming the building.
KHARTOUM, April 13: Sudan’s defense minister stepped down abruptly on Friday as head of the country’s transitional ruling military council after only a day in the post, as protesters demanded quicker political change following President Omar al-Bashir’s ouster by the armed forces.
KHARTOUM, April 11: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and consultations are underway to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and a provincial minister said on Thursday.
BRATISLAVA, March 31: Riding a wave of public fury over corruption, liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova won Slovakia’s presidential election on Saturday, bucking a trend that has seen populist, anti-European Union politicians make gains across the continent.