POKHARA, Aug 6: In mid-June, farmers demonstrated by throwing tomatoes on the streets of Kathmandu stating that they did not get a fair price. At that time, farmers had thrown tomatoes on the streets in the capital mentioning that their tomatoes were not sold even at Rs 10 per kg. While in the capital, tomatoes were being thrown on the streets. In Pokhara at that time, the retail price of tomatoes was Rs 70 per kg.
DHANUSHA, Oct 28: The demand for earthen pots has been growing with the approaching Chhath festival. Along with the domestic clay pots, various articles required for the festival manufactured in India are also making in-roads in the Nepali market.
KATHMANDU, September 13: Former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai said that Dr Gobinda KC staging fast unto death for the 20th time demanding reform in the public health education sector is a matter of shame for the state and everyone.
KATHMANDU, June 27: The domestic peak hour demand for electricity hit 1,876 MW on Monday due to the rise in temperature and a number of industries starting to run their production plants in maximum capacity.
KATHMANDU, August 3: The CPN-UML has demanded the formation of a ‘parliamentary investigation committee’ to inquire about the incident in Malghat at Byas Rural Municipality-2 of Darchula district where a Nepali national allegedly fell into the Mahakali River after the Indian SSB personnel cut off the cable crossing he was using to cross the river.
A group of 13 students in Tri-Chandra College, Ghantaghar, has demanded the revival of Sanskrit department in the college. The dormant Sanskrit department has not been accepting applications although faculty has been appointed, according to the students.
KATHMANDU, April 23: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the aspirations of the indigenous people have been addressed in the Constitution.
KATHMANDU, March 26: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded withdrawal of the Bill on Work, Responsibility and Rights of the National Security Council awaiting approval from the parliament.
SARLAHI, March 18: Journalists of Sarlahi on Sunday staged a sit-in in front of the District Administration Office (DAO) demanding that the culprits involved in the thrashing of Som Diyali, the station manager of Radio Sarlahi, Harion, be booked soon.
KATHMANDU, Mar 10: The lawmakers from the ruling party-NCP- have expressed their concern over the agreement between the government and Chandrakanta (CK) Raut-led Alliance for Independent Madhes recently and demanded to amend the agreement.
SARLAHI, Nov 25: Locals of Gairchowk in Sarlahi district obstructed the Nawalpur-Malangwa road section on Saturday demanding the authorities to blacktop the road as soon as possible. The locals took to the street to protest against the dust pollution caused by the poor condition of the major road.
DHANGADI, Oct 9: Expressing serious concern over the report of the high-level committee, locals and parents of Nirmala Panta, a Kanchanpur teen who was raped and murdered more than two months ago, have demanded action against the police officials initially involved in probing the case and Bam sisters for their alleged involvement in the crime.
KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Lawmakers have registered amendment proposals on the Bill to Provisions on Personal Privacy, demanding the removal of stringent provisions on the collection and dissemination of personal information about public office bearers.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Three women lawmakers from the main opposition Nepali Congress have tabled a motion of urgent public importance in parliament, demanding stringent action against the owner of the Jhapa-based B&C Medical College Durga Prasain for his controversial remarks about female Nepali students pursuing medical education in Bangladesh.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Parliamentarians have demanded the government step up its efforts to arrest the culprit(s) involved in the rape and murder of 13 year Nirmala Panta of Bhimdutta municipality-2 in the federal parliamentarian meeting today.
AMSTERDAM, July 28: The World Health Organization says female sex workers are 13.5 percent more likely to be infected with HIV than other women of reproductive age.Sex workers took center stage at the International Aids Conference in Amsterdam Thursday, using music and dance to press home a serious message: "We are people too, and we have rights."
ILAM, July 25: Tea producers in Ilam are facing difficulties in meeting the demand from international buyers Although the district is famous for tea production, it has not been able to produce sufficient tea to fulfill demand in the international market.
SURKHET, June 19: In May 1998, Bijeshara Shahi of Padamghat, Kalikot was on her way to school when she suddenly heard gunshots from all sides. She was hit with two bullets - one in her left hand and the other in the hip.
SURKHET, June 10: Parliamentarians of Karnali Province have demanded the formation of a high-level probe committee to investigate the murder of Mana Sarki, a Dalit woman member of Naharinath Rural Municipality.
KATHMANDU, June 4: Three former Nepal Police officials have rallied around the undercover cops indicted in the high-profile gold smuggling case, saying that the officers were discharging their duties as per order received from the higher authorities.
MAKWANPUR, May 31: In a recent provincial assembly meeting of Province 3, parliamentarians demanded the provincial government to declare the permanent provincial capital stating that the issue of the capital should be concluded without any delay.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Panchakanya Steels has said that demand for its 304-food grade vertical and horizontal tanks along with stainless steel 316-graded tanks, which were launched six months ago, is increasing in Indian cities.
DHANGADHI, May 16: Instead of turning their focus on development and other important tasks, local representatives in Province 7 have been prioritizing on getting more benefits for themselves.
Just recently on Sunday, three separate groups of newly elected 150 people's representatives at the local units separately submitted memorandum to Province 7 Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta, demanding increase in their salary.
KATHMANDU, May 8: Business leaders have reiterated their demands for more subsidies, incentives and facilities in the budget for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2018/19. Such demands feature predominantly in the suggestions made by the private sector leaders during a pre-budget interaction program organized by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) in Kathmandu on Monday.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Civil rights crusader Dr Govinda KC, who is a professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of Tribhuvan University has urged the government on Thursday to address his four-point demand as soon as possible.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Presenting a 50-page proposal at the ongoing central working committee meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) on Tuesday, seven youth leaders of the party demanded early general convention for leadership handover to the second generation.
KATHMANDU, April 24: Leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC) have asked party President Sher Bahadur Deuba to leave the post and pave the way for the second-rung leaders to lead the party.
In a meeting of the Central Working Committee of NC on Monday, the second-rung leaders criticized the current leadership for failing to give an ideology and leadership to the party in the changed context.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Lawmakers in the National Assembly meeting on Tuesday demanded action against the European Union Election Observation Mission for making comments against the constitution of the country in breach of their brief .
WASHINGTON, March 25: They came from a place of heartbreak to claim their spot in history: Hundreds of thousands of teenagers and supporters, rallying across the United States for tougher laws to fight gun violence.
WASHINGTON, Mar 25: In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo.
CHITWAN, Mar 23: People of Kolar at Kalika Municipality-9 in Chitwan have called for closing the limestone factory based in their locality, citing possibility of its adverse effects on their territory and threat to their overall life.
BIRATNAGAR, March 22: Ward members of various local units of Province 1 on Wednesday encircled the Provincial Assembly building demanding their salaries. Ward members staged the protest just before the meeting of the provincial government.