KATHMANDU, March 10: President Bidya Bhandari will address the High-Level Event on Women in Power being hosted by the President of the UN General Assembly (PGA) Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces on Tuesday in New York, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday.
KAVRE, Oct 17: President Bidya Devi Bhandari paid homage to the goddess at the Palanchok Bhagawati temple this morning on the occasion of Mahaastami, the eighth day of the 10-day Bada Dashain festival.
RUPANDEHI, Sept 1: Visiting Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has announced his government's readiness to support completing the Lumbini Master Plan, if a proposal was floated from the Government of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, June 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended best wishes to all Nepali Islamic religious sisters and brothers at home and abroad for their happiness, peace and good health on the occasion of Eid al-fitr.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Amid protest from the public and various human rights organizations, murder-convict Bal Krishna Dhungel has been granted amnesty. Upon the recommendation from the government, President Bidya Devi Bhandari has granted amnesty to 816 jailbirds including Dhungel marking the Republic Day.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Today marks the 129th Labor Day. It is also known as International Workers' Day in some countries. It is a celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement, socialists, communists or anarchists.
LUMBINI, April 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated a program on the occasion of the 2562nd Buddha Jayanti extending best wishes to all those who believe in the message of peace, non-violence, harmony and co-existence of Gautam Buddha including to the Buddhist community.
KATHMANDU April 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Gautam Buddha remains a symbol of pride for all Nepalis, as he made a huge contribution to human welfare after being born in Nepali territory.
KATHMANDU, April 7: President of India, Ram Nath Kovind said that India was willing to expand cooperation that was in line with Nepal’s priorities to ensure stability and economic prosperity in the Himalayan nation.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Newly-appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali informed that the government has started preparations to ensure Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping visit Nepal in 2018.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The swearing in of President Bidya Bhandari for a second term has been called into questioned as the oath of office was administered to the head of state by Gopal Parajuli, who had just been relieved of his post as chief justice.
KATHMANDU, March 14: A question has been raised over the legitimacy of the swearing-in of newly elected President Bidya Devi Bhandari after a letter of termination was handed over to Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli few minutes after he administered oath of office and secrecy to Bhandari.
KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The Election Commission has called for candidacy nominations from those aspiring to become the third president of the country. Those interested in running for the post can register their candidacy from 10 am to 2 pm Wednesday at the EC's temporary office set up on the premises of parliament at New Baneshwar.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: At a time when the party's establishment faction is in favor of continuing with the current president, a senior leader of the CPN-UML has said that the presidential candidate will be finalized after holding negotiations with the CPN (Maoist Center).
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Working Committee members have expressed serious dissatisfaction over President Bidya Devi Bhandari's move to reject nominations of National Assembly members made by the NC-led government.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has drawn the attention of President Bidya Devi Bhandari over her decision to appoint National Assembly members while sitting on the recommendations made for those posts by the outgoing government.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: After President Bidya Devi Bhandari overturned Sher Bahadur Deuba led government’s National Assembly member recommendations yesterday, sister organization of NC is staging a protest and handing a copy of the constitution to the Prez for constitutional reference.
KATHMANDU, Feb 18: With the election of a new president and vice president inching closer, the left alliance parties--CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center)--are founding it difficult to decide whether to continue with the existing president and vice presidents or pick new faces for the two posts.
KATHMANDU, Feb 6: At a time when the incumbent President Bidya Devi Bhandari has intensified political lobbying for a second term, senior CPN-UML leader Jhalnath Khanal has spoken against repeating the same person in the top state position.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Sushma Swaraj, external affairs minister of India is scheduled to meet President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairperson of CPN (Maoist Center) and Madhesh centered parties today.