Bijaya Rai

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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.

PHOTOS: Youths lie down on ground to protest against ‘lies’ in capital

Published On: June 20, 2020 10:56 AM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, June 20: A group of youths took to the streets in the capital city on Saturday morning to exert pressure on the government for reforms in the medical sector.

Youths demonstrate at Naxal against govt's lackluster response to COVID-19 (with photos and video)

Published On: June 11, 2020 01:29 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, June 11: A group of independent youths staged demonstration at Naxal in Kathmandu, on Thursday afternoon asking the government to scrap the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement signed with US government and expand the scope of Polymerase Chain Reaction tests (PCR) for coronavirus.

PHOTOS: Youths protest against border encroachment, clash with police

Published On: May 10, 2020 05:40 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, May 10: Youths have staged a demonstration against the border encroachment by the southern neighbor India in front of the Baneshwar-based federal parliament building in Kathmandu.

Those stranded in Lalitpur sent to Sindhuli (with photos)

Published On: April 18, 2020 05:05 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

LALITPUR, April 18: A group of 47 people who were stranded in Lubhu, Lalitpur have been sent to their villages on Saturday afternoon with the help of local authorities.

Photos: The great migration. Moving photos of people leaving the Valley

Published On: April 18, 2020 04:30 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

LALITPUR, April 18: A group of 47 people have been stranded in Lubhu, Lalitpur as they were trying to return homes to Sindhuli by foot from the Valley on the 26th day of the ongoing nationwide lockdown.

People queuing up at fair price shops in Patan without maintaining social distancing (with photos)

Published On: April 2, 2020 12:35 PM NPT By: Bijaya Rai

KATHMANDU, April 2: The government has introduced relief packages targeting the people who have been hit hard by the lockdown orders.