KATHMANDU, Dec 3: The Election Commission (EC) has started making preparations for the National Assembly elections scheduled for January 25, 2024. As part of the election schedule, the EC will publish the voter list on December 16 and appoint election officers on January 1, 2024. Similarly, the office of election officer will be established in all seven provinces on January 1, 2024 and the date for registering candidacy is January 8.

INARUWA (SUNSARI), Nov 17: Preparations for Haribodhini Ekadashi Mela (fair) have been completed at Barahakshetra located in Barahkshetra Municipality-1 of Sunsari. The fair held every year at Barahakshetra Dham will be held this year from November 23 to November 27.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Preparations for the upcoming 14th Central General Convention of the Nepali Congress have reached the final stage.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has called a meeting of its Central Working Committee on April 2.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The election commission (EC) has refused to stop preparation being made for holding the midterm election scheduled for April 30 and May 10.

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.

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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.

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Nepal will officially welcome the Visit Nepal Year 2020 in less than 60 days. The government has announced a goal to welcome at least two million tourists in the year 2020.

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, Oct 10: All preparations have been completed for the International Gurung (Tamu) Conference to be held here on October 11 and 12.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: A sub-committee has been formed under the parliamentary committee of Education and Health to monitor the upcoming 13th South Asian Games (SAG).

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Nepal and India have expedited preparations to hold Joint Commission (JC) meeting at the earliest in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The government has been making preparation to celebrate International Youth Day on August 12.

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, July 23: The Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC) on Sunday said that it will be able to organize the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on time and in a systematic manner.

CHARIKOT, June 25: Bhimeshwar Municipality has started doing homework to construct airport at Charikot, the district headquarters of Dolakh, the major tourist destination of the district.

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.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Preparations have been almost complete for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is flying to Janakpur on Monday to get first hand information about the preprations to welcome visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Female judoka Phupu Lhamu Khatri has left for Japan on Sunday for the preparations of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

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 28: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has started preliminary work to extend airport operation time to 21 hours a day.

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.

POKHARA, Feb 4: Preparations for the first ever meeting of the Province Assembly of Province 4 scheduled for Monday have reached the final state, said the Parliament Secretariat officials.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Central-level preparations for the National Assembly (NA) election slated for February 7 have reached the final phase.

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.

NAWALPARASI, Sept 11: The local authorities here are preparing to set up one traffic teacher for every school in view of the increasing road accidents at Kawasoti area of Nawalparasi.

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.

SAPTARI, September 4: Anita Sada, 28, is not unaware of the local level elections taking place on 18 September. Sada lost her house to floods three weeks ago.

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.

CHITWAN, August 3: Necessary preparations have been expedited and deployment of the officials has been conducted for the purpose of re-polling in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19, Chitwan.

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.

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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.

BIRATNAGAR, May 24: With just 21 days left for the second round of local elections, preparations for the polls are in full swing in Morang district.

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.

MUGU, May 1: The District Election Office (DEO), Mugu has completed all the preparations required for the local level elections slated for May 14.

BIRATNAGAR, April 13: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav today said all preparations for upcoming local- level elections scheduled for May 14 have been almost completed.

RATNANAGAR, April 2: As May 14 local level elections are fast approaching, preparations in Chitwan are in full swing.

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 31: Election Commission on Friday apprised President Bidya Devi Bhandari about its preparations made so far for holding local level elections on May 14.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the Election Commission to prepare for conducting the local level elections in all 744 local units.

Kathmandu, March 29: As the long overdue local level election is at hand, Nepali Congress (NC) has accelerated preparation in view of it. The local level election is slated for May 14.