KATHMANDU, Dec 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned the meetings of the federal parliament on December 14.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated the ‘National Census 2021’. President Bhandari formally inaugurated the ‘National Census 2021’ by providing her family's data to the enumerator's team who arrived at Sheetal Niwas on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, OCT 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes to all the Nepalis within the country and abroad on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari received the tika from her mother Mithila Pandey on the auspicious hour of 10: 02 am today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nilkaji Shakya has been elected the president of the Nepali Congress’ Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) chapter.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: On the occasion of Haritalika Teej 2021, President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged one and all to avoid extravagance and expensive Teej to preserve its originality and preserve its cultural significance.

Claims to make the NC the largest party in Nepal

KATHMANDU, August 26: Nepal Ambulance Service (NAS) got its new president on Thursday. Dr Pradeep Vaidya was declared the new president of NAS. Ranjit Acharya, the former president, passed the baton to Shrestha as he completed his three-year term as president of NAS 102.

KATHMANDU, August 20: Yadav Chandra Sharma from Sankhuwasabha district was appointed to the post of Chief of Bagmati Province on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 20: The chief of Bagmati Province, Bishnu Prasad Prasai has been dismissed from his post.

DUBAI, Aug 19: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is in the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf state's foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after he left as Taliban fighters seized control.

TUNIS, July 26: Tunisia's president dismissed the government and froze parliament on Sunday in a dramatic escalation of a political crisis that his opponents labelled a coup, calling their own supporters to come onto the streets in protest.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, July 8: A heavily armed commando unit that assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moise was composed of 26 Colombians and two Haitian Americans, authorities said on Thursday, as the hunt went on for the masterminds of the killing.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti,  July 8: A squad of gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounded his wife in an overnight raid on their home Wednesday, with police killing four suspects and arresting two others hours later amid growing chaos in a country already enduring gang violence and protests of his increasingly authoritarian rule.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Hatii, July 7: Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated after a group of unidentified people attacked his private residence, the country’s interim prime minister said in a statement Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has begun preparations to impeach President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, April 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari conferred various honours, decorations and medals on personalities contributing to different sectors of the nation.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: The government has decided to recommend President Bidya Devi Bhandari to summon a House session on March 7.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Bibeksheel Sajha Party has demanded resignation of President Bidya Bhandari and Prime Minister  K P Sharma Oli on moral grounds after the apex court revoked the decision of Prime Minister Oli to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed the belief that the Bibah Panchami festival, a cultural heritage of the Mithila region, has helped further strengthen the good will and tolerance existing in society by generating the sense of national unity among all Nepalis. The Nepali society is the centre of tolerance and civilization since historical times, she said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes to all Nepalis sisters and brothers at home and abroad on the occasion of the Chhath festival that is being celebrated today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday Administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly-appointed ambassadors of Nepal to Belgium, Pakistan and Germany.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has congratulated Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah for assuming the post of Emir of Kuwait.

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, August 1:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes to all Nepali Muslim sisters and brothers at home and abroad for their happiness, peace, prosperity, long life and good health on the occasion of Bakar-Eid.

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, July 9:  Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has gone all in on hydroxychloroquine to help his coronavirus-ravaged country beat COVID-19. He has pushed his government to make the malaria drug widely available and encouraged Brazilians to take it, both to prevent the disease and to treat it.

KATHMANDU, April 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday repealed two ordinances relating to the Constitutional Council and the Political Party Act at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, April 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished for the speedy recovery of Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom.

KATHMANDU, March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended hearty best wishes to all sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of the 110th International Women's Day.

BAITADI, Feb 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to arrive in Sudurpaschim Province on Wednesday for a three-day visit.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari sent condolences to Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on Friday.

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.

Bangladeshi President visits Bhaktapur

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Nov 12 : President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Md. Abdul Hamid, who is currently paying an official goodwill visit to Nepal, visited Bhaktapur this afternoon.

Kathmandu, Nov 10 : Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the role of the Supreme Commander of Nepal's democratic movement, Ganeshman Singh, is unforgettable.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday removed the governors of all seven provinces following a recommendation for the same from the Cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished peace, happiness, prosperity and progress to all Nepali brothers and sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1140.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Milan Pandey has been elected as the president of Bibeksheel Nepali Dal on Wednesday. He was elected during an election held in Janakpur defeating his rival Shiva Prasad Thapa.

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 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has certified the bill related to land use- 2076 BS.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Four ambassadors including three non-residential ambassadors to Nepal presented their letter of credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

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.

Casting director David Rubin has been elected the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that bestows the Oscars.

ISTANBUL, August 3: Turkey will carry out an operation east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria, in an area controlled by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

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.

NEW DELHI, July 3: Rahul Gandhi resigned as the president of the Indian National Congress on Wednesday, citing his failure to win the 2019 general election.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the University education should be compatible with time and people-oriented.