WASHINGTON, April 5: As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months that could have been used to bolster the federal stockpile of critically needed medical supplies and equipment.
KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal has taken a slew of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, which has emerged as a global health epidemic, after the World Health Organization (WHO) said this Himalayan nation is at a very high risk of the fatal disease.
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Preparations are in full swing in Kathmandu to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping who will be arriving tomorrow on a two-day state visit to Nepal at the invitation of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Japan’s Tamura City and Athlete’s Society have decided to assist Nepal by providing training to the team ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be held in Japan.Three parties, the Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC), the Athlete’s Society of Tamura City, and Mayor of Tamura City have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the preparation of the 2020 Olympics by providing training to the team.
KATHMANDU, July 24: The government, in a bid to implement e-information system, digitalization and e-governance, is preparing to make sure all the government offices in the country compulsorily operate their own twitter handle.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has expedited internal preparations to hold the party's general convention within six months after receiving nod from the Election Commission (EC).
SINGAPORE, June 11: On the eve of their unprecedented summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepared Tuesday for a meeting that could define the fate of millions, along with their own political futures.
JANAKPURDHAM, April 30: It is yet to be confirmed whether Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi will visit Janakpur on May 11 or not but preparations have already begun for his security and other necessities.
DHANGADHI, March 30: The preparations are all set for 'Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL)' Cricket Tournament will be held in Dhangadhi from March 31. This is so far the country's biggest cash prize in cricket championship.
KATHMANDU, March 24: The government has expedited homework to finalize agenda to be discussed during Prime Minister KP Oli’s official visit to India scheduled for the first week of April.
Sources said Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers has directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) to coordinate with other line ministries to prepare the agenda for the prime minsiter’s visit to India. MoFA has asked all the ministries to submit the potential agenda for discussions with India.
DADELDHURA, Dec 4: With just three days left for the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls scheduled for December 7, election officers and candidates in Dadeldhura are making their final efforts for the polls.
BIRATNAGAR, Nov 22: With the election day now less than a week away, political parties and candidates in the seven hilly and mountainous districts of Province 1 are making their final efforts to woo voters. This province will witness the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections on November 26.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Senior CPN-UML leader Bhim Rawal has criticized the government over "suspicious preparations" by the government and Indian officials to carry out field survey for laying cross-border natural gas pipeline without consulting the concerned government authorities.
KATHMANDU, Aug. 31: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that the preparations for the polls of House of Representatives and province level polls can be proceeded ahead after receiving the report of the Constituency Delineation Commission.
KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Newly-appointed Minister for Youth and Sports Rajendra Kumar KC said that he will take initiatives to speed up the preparations for the upcoming South Asian Games (SAG) to be held in Nepal next year.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Nepal U-23 football team, which is to start its qualifying campaign on Saturday, has been going through a poor preparation even as it takes on strong opponents starting with the UAE U-23 on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, June 27: The Election Commission (EC) has said that all the preparations for the second round of local-level election scheduled for June 28 have been completed.
The second round of local-level election is taking place at 334 local-levels in 35 districts of province no 1, 5 and 7.
PANCHTHAR, June 17: With the second phase of local elections approaching nearer, the leading politicians of Panchthar have very tight schedules these days as they are expected to attend almost all mass gatherings, meetings and other promotional programs conducted by their parties.
KATHMANDU, May 19: The friendly matches against Malaysia scheduled for May 22 and 24 are expected to be a solid beginning for the Nepali women's football team's preparation for the upcoming SAFF Women's Championship to be held in Nepal next year.
KATHMANDU, May 7: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday to brief the latter about the preparations made for the upcoming May 14 local-level election.
KATHMANDU, March 31: It's already 7:00 pm. Jamuna Khanal is busy cross-checking and uploading the name-list of voters. She might have to stay even longer, as the data processing target for the day has not yet been met. Khanal had come to the office early in the morning.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Even as the leaders from Province 2 continued to protests against the federal setup, implementation of the local structure has gained momentum in most of the districts of the province.
KATHMANDU, March 15: All preparations for the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) that will commence throughout the country from 8 tomorrow morning have been completed, the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Sanothimi, Bhaktapur, stated.
KATHMANDU, March 3: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday ordered the government to furnish a written statement about the government's preparations for holding all three tiers of elections by January 21, 2018 in line with the provisions of the new constitution.