WASHINGTON, Dec 4: Former President George H.W. Bush’s state funeral encompasses four days of events, from his arrival in Washington to his burial in Texas on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) and Tribhuvan Army Club of Nepal Army are locking horns for the title of Vice President Cup Women’s National League Football Tournament on Tuesday.

HETAUDA, June 21: Nepali Congress district presidents have suggested to the party to reorganize the party structure in line with federalism and end ‘faction politics’ in the party.

Petitioner Tripathi expressed hope that the apex court would review the presidential pardon for Dhugel.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the oath of office and secrecy administered to President Bidya Devi Bhandari by the then Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The Supreme Court has ordered the state authorities to furnish documents related to the oath of office and secrecy of President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered by then Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli and the latter's date of birth to the apex court.

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has honored its nine former presidents on the occasion of its 63rd establishment day.

HETAUDA, March 30 : Province-3 State Assembly Speaker Sanu Kumar Shrestha on Thursday administered oath of office and secrecy to unanimously-elected presidents of five different committees under the State Assembly.

President's motorcade wreaks havoc

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KATHMANDU, March 30: Newly re-elected President Bidhya Devi Bhandari's maiden address to the bicameral parliament Thursday proved a tiresome experience for commuters after security force emptied the six-lane highways to "make suitable way for the head of state".

KATHMANDU, March 29: Challenging the legality of the oath of office administered to President Bidya Devi Bhandari by the then Chief Justice Gopal Parajluli on March 16, a writ petition has been filed on Wednesday seeking the apex court to prevent Bhandari from acting as the head of state.

KATHMANDU, March 28:  A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding stay order on the President’s activities. The case is being heard tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, March 27: A single bench of Justice ordered to register the case filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the oath taking administered by former Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to President Bidya Devi Bhandari, arguing that it was unlawful.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian President Ram Nath Kovind have congratulated Bidya Devi Bhandari on her reelection as president of Nepal.

President’s election today

March 13, 2018 07:09 am

KATHMANDU, March 13: The Election Commission (EC) is conducting presidential elections today. Both the ruling left alliance and the main opposition Nepali Congress have fielded their respective candidates.

Infographics: Most popular US Presidents

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Politically, the United States is arguably at its most divided in recent memory, with President Trump and his politics polarizing the electorate like few before him.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari's move to host a dinner party for the entire family of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and other leaders of the left alliance has triggered speculations in the political fraternity. Her “dinner policy” has been construed as a strategy of lobbying for a second term as the president.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the goal of her visit to the United Arab Emirates is to further consolidate the bilateral relations and take it to a new high. She also underlined that her visit would help make the economic and social ties between the peoples of the two countries stronger.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Courting controversy back home, President Bidya Devi Bhandari is leaving for the United Arab Emirates on Monday on a four-day official visit at the invitation of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, Oct 22: The Latest on the hurricane relief concert attended by a five living ex-presidents (all times local):

AUSTIN, TEXAS, Oct 22: The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

MANILA, Sept 7: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s son on Thursday told a Senate inquiry he had no links to a seized shipment of $125 million worth of narcotics from China, dismissing as “baseless” the allegations of his involvement in the drugs trade.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Central Region became the champion of the 9th President’s Running Shield and School Sports on Saturday with total points of 293 from different categories.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The proposal regarding the deployment of Nepal Army for the local polls slated for May 14 has been sent to the Office of the President for final endorsement after the  meeting of the Council of Ministers recently held approved it following the recommendation of the Security Council.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has termed the visit of President Bidya Bhandari 'important' and 'fruitful'.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): The government has withdrawn its decision to grant public holiday on Friday, the day when President Bidya Devi Bhandari returns home from her state visit to India.  The Ministry of Home Affairs took the decision amid widespread criticisms of the decision of the government to grant public holiday both on the days of the president’s departure to India and her return home.

ISTANBUL, April 16: Voting has ended in Turkey's historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional changes that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The five-day state visit by President Bidya Devi Bhandari to India starting on Monday is expected to further strengthen the age-old mutual relations between the two countries.

PATHARI, April 2: The President's Women Upliftment Programme (PWUP) under the Policy and Programme of the ongoing fiscal year 2016-2017 has been launched in Morang.

NAWALPARASI, March 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari's daughter, Usha Kiran Bhandari, has stressed on the necessity of setting up a sports university for development of Nepal's sport sector.

South Korea President Park Geun-hye’s office on Wednesday confirmed revelations by an opposition lawmaker that it purchased about 360 erectile dysfunction Viagra pills and the generic version of the drug in December.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Leaders of different political parties have said that Nepal visit of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was successful and left a positive impact.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Minister for Defense, Bal Krishna Khand, has stated that the successful visit of the Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, to Nepal has proved that Nepal is capable of providing security any VVIPs visiting Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the Indian President's visit to Nepal would further strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The entourage of visiting President of India Pranab Mukherjee includes 60 members including Dr Subhash Bhamre, Minister of State for Defence.

DHANUSHA, Nov 2: The preparations for the visit by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee are nearing final stages in Janakpur.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The three-day state visit of Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, the 13th President of India, to Nepal at the invitation of President Bidya Devi Bhandari beginning tomorrow is believed to start a new era in the bilateral ties between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: A mock run of the motorcade for the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Nepal was carried out today. The Indian President is paying a state visit to Nepal from November 2 to 4.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Efforts are on to making the vehicular traffic smooth and hassle-free for the general public during the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Nepal from November 2 to 4, the Nepal Police said.

POKHARA, Oct 29: A high-level team of officials has acquired information about the preparations going on in Pokhara in connection with the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's scheduled visit to this touristic town on November 4.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: A special security plan has been prepared for the forthcoming state visit by Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, from November 2 to 4.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The government has decided to observe a public holiday during the Indian president, Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to Nepal.

MAHENDRANAGAR (Dhanusha), Oct 18: For the upcoming state visit by Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, a grand reception is being planned in Janakpur.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Various ministries are to be given different responsibilities to make the Indian President's upcoming Nepal visit successful.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Speaker Onsari Gharti has urged senior leaders of major three parties to forge consensus to elect the presidents at different subject and special committees under the Legislature-Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: A two-day gathering of the district presidents of the Nepali Congress has come up with a suggestion that the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission (LBRC) rectify its proposal to form 565 local municipal bodies, saying that the proposal is ‘unscientific and unfeasible.’