Bijaya Rai

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PHOTOS: Chand-led CPN cadres burn tires at Bhadrakali as they try to enforce general shut down

Published On: November 16, 2021 02:15 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The cadres of Nepal Bikram Chand aka Biblav-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) have burned tires at Bhadrakali, Kathmandu as a part of their protest against recent hike in the prices of petroleum products.

PHOTOS: Police arrest Chand-led CPN cadres as they stage protest to enforce Nepal Banda

Published On: November 16, 2021 01:09 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Police have arrested cadres belonging to Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal from Sundhara in the capital as they staged a protest against the recent hike in the prices of petroleum products.

People celebrate Kukur Tihar at Maitighar (With photos)

Published On: November 3, 2021 11:10 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: People gathered to celebrate `Kukur Tihar´ at Maitighar in Kathmandu. Dogs were offered garlands and ‘tika’, which are put on them by their humans on this day.

Farmers stage protest at Maitighar (With photos)

Published On: November 2, 2021 01:56 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Farmers affiliated with the All Nepal Peasant’s Federation staged a protest at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

PHOTOS: With fresh round of prohibitory orders, security personnel tighten inspection in Valley

Published On: May 28, 2021 11:16 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 28: The district administration offices of the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley have imposed a fresh round of prohibitory orders in view of the growing risk of the coronavirus.

Photos: Civil society activists stage protest at Maitighar against parliament dissolution

Published On: May 27, 2021 07:55 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 27: Members of civil society have staged a protest against President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s move to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) on Thursday evening.

Vote on PM Oli’s trust motion to begin shortly, lawmakers reach parliament building (photo feature)

Published On: May 10, 2021 01:29 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 10: A special session of the House of Representatives (HoR) is set to begin shortly at the federal parliament building in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.

Some pictures from Teku Hospital: Patients are treated at corridors as hospital runs short of beds

Published On: May 7, 2021 06:56 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 10: Nepal has been witnessing an alarmingly high number of new infections of the coronavirus disease on a daily basis as the country is hit hard by the second wave of this viral infection starting mid-April.

PHOTOS: Man-eater tiger from Bardiya caged at Central Zoo

Published On: April 6, 2021 02:35 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, April 6: A tiger, which created terror in the areas around the Bardiya National Park in southwestern Nepal, has finally been caged at the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur.

PHOTOS: ‘Why can’t we hold Biska Jatra?’

Published On: April 5, 2021 07:43 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, April 5: Locals of Bhaktapur have staged a protest against the decision of the local authority not to allow the celebration of Biskta Jatra in front of the Nyatapola Temple on Monday evening.

IN PICS: Civil society members stage protest in front of Myanmar Embassy

Published On: March 5, 2021 12:34 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, March 5: A group of civil society members staged a protest demonstration in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Kathmandu on Friday against the ongoing military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar.

On the eve of Friday’s mass gathering, youths, students close to Oli-led NCP hold march-past in capital

Published On: February 4, 2021 03:58 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Students and youths affiliated to the faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Thursday afternoon organized a  march-past at Putalisadak in Kathmandu on the eve of the mass gathering of the faction scheduled for Friday.

NSU activists shave their heads to protest against House dissolution

Published On: January 19, 2021 05:09 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: In a continuation of a series of protests against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister Oli, students affiliated to the Nepal Students Union (NSU), the student wing of Nepali Congress, on Tuesday took to streets to protest uniquely by shaving their heads.

“We don’t need concrete-made Kamalpokhari”

Published On: January 19, 2021 04:10 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Activists have staged a protest demonstration in front of the Kathmandu Metropolitan CIty (KMC) Office at Sundhara, demanding the  conservation of Kamalpokhari, a historical pond in Kathmandu.

Students close to NSU stage demonstration against House dissolution

Published On: January 14, 2021 05:35 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Student affiliated with the Nepal Student Union (NSU), one of the sister wings of the main opposition party Nepali Congress, staged a protest demonstration against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).

PHOTOS: Bhaitika in Rani Pokhari

Published On: November 16, 2020 05:45 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: A number of people without brothers and sisters on Monday reached the Bal Gopaledhwor Temple at the heart of Rani Pokhari (Queen’s Pond) in the capital to receive tika on the Bhaitika, the fifth and final day of Yampanchak. It is the day when sisters put tika on the forehead of their brothers, wishing for their prosperity and long life.

IN PICS: Theater artists take to the streets in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC

Published On: September 30, 2020 06:35 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Artists from the Shilpee Theater on Wednesday performed a street drama at Patan Durbar Square, Lalitpur expressing solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of Dr Govinda KC.

PHOTOS: Youths stage protests in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC

Published On: September 22, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The supporters of Dr Govinda KC staged a protest expressing solidarity with Dr Govinda KC at Maitighar on Tuesday.

Police thwart attempt of local youths to organize chariot pulling procession of Rato Machhindranath

Published On: September 3, 2020 03:35 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Pulchowk area in Lalitpur briefly wore a tense look as police obstructed the attempt of locals to organize a chariot-pulling procession of Rato Machchhindranath on Thursday afternoon.

IN PICS: First day of week-long lockdown in Kathmandu Valley

Published On: August 20, 2020 10:50 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Following daily spike in the number of COVID-19 cases, the three district administrations have enforced a week-long lockdown in Kathmandu Valley from Wednesday midnight.