MALE, Maldives, Nov 17: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took over as president of the Maldives on Saturday following a fierce political discord caused by the autocratic rule of outgoing leader Yameen Abdul Gayoom.

MALE, Nov 17 : Maldives‘ President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih takes office on Saturday, November 17, seeking help from India and the US to climb out from under a mountain of Chinese debt that his predecessor racked up in a breakneck development of the coral islands.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Supreme Court (SC) has scrapped the interim order of staying the swearing-in of three National Assembly members of Federal Parliament recommended by KP Sharma Oli-led government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The newly elected member of the Provincial Assembly of Province 4, Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange has missed swearing-in ceremony held on Sunday at Pardi, Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will administer oath of the seven provincial chiefs appointed by the government at 4 PM today, the Office of the President said.  The provincial chiefs then administer the oath of office to provincial assembly members in respective provinces.