KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Doctors working at government health institutions have issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the government to address their demands. The doctors have announced to boycott all services except emergency from Wednesday (February 27) onward if their demands are not met.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Several noted civil society members have urged the government and lawmakers to save Dr Govanda KC’s life and address his demands in line with the agreement signed with the government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5 : Senior Orthopedic Surgeon Dr Govinda KC on Wednesday urged the government to address his demands at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has demanded an independent probe into his academic credentials. Issuing a press statement on Saturday, Joshee said, “I have been a victim of grave injustice”.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: An application has been filed at the Kathmandu District Administration Office on Wednesday demanding probe into the reason behind the death of journalist Yadav Thapaliya, who was working with Kantipur national daily.

Oli govt bows to Dr KC’s demands

July 27, 2018 07:11 am

KATHMANDU, July 27: Dr Govinda KC has ended hunger strike on 27th day on Thursday following a nine-point agreement with the government.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Talks between the government and Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), ended inconclusively on Wednesday. The major agenda items raised by Dr KC were not even discussed.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Expressing solidarity with the ongoing fast-unto-death protest of Dr Govinda KC, over a dozen editors of the mainstream media in the country have appealed to the government to address his demands without any further delay.

KATHMANDU, July 22: As a gesture of their continued support to the cause of medical education reform spearheaded by Dr Govinda KC, a group of civil society members has started a mass sit-in protest from Sunday at Kathmandu Durbar Square.

KATHMANDU, July 22: As the ongoing 15th hunger strike by Dr Govinda KC enters the 24th day on Monday, differences have surfaced among the top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) over addressing the demands put forth by Dr KC.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Expressing solidarity to the ongoing fast-unto-death protest of Dr Govinda KC, over a dozen editors of mainstream media in the country have appealed the government to address his demands without any further delay.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Expressing solidarity to the ongoing fast-unto-death protest of Dr Govinda KC, over a dozen editors of mainstream media in the country have appealed the government to address his demands without any further delay.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of trying to suppress citizens' fundamental rights of peaceful protest by declaring prohibited area.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Noted members of civil society including a former chief justice, human rights activists, cinema actors, doctors, lawyers and representatives of various professions as well other sectors took to the street at Baneshwar on Saturday to press the government to address the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who is on the 22nd day of his 15th fast-unto-death.  Dr KC is pressing for reforms in medical education.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Protestors and police officials were injured when cadres of Nepal Tarun Dal, a youth wing of the Nepali Congress, clashed with police at New Baneshwar area, Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Nepal Medical Association (NMA) took to the streets on Thursday to protest against the government’s apathy toward addressing the demands of Dr Govinda KC.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The agitating Dr Gobinda KC, who was brought by the government to Kathmandu from Jumla by force on Thursday, has said that he will not accept any medicine or medical treatment until his demands are met .

KATHMANDU, July 18: Instead of addressing the demands raised by Dr Govinda KC, the senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on the 18th day of his fast-unto-death, the government seems only interested in bringing him to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has drawn the attention of government to be serious towards the demands put forth by Dr Govinda KC.

JUMLA, July 16: Joint Struggle Committee (JSC), Jumla has demanded that the government form a talks team to address the demands of Senior Orthopedic Surgeon Professor Dr Govinda KC.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Lawmakers of the ruling and opposition political parties were divided in the House on Monday over the issues raised by Dr Govinda KC who is on his 15th fast-unto-death in Karnali.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Thapa urged Prime Minister KP Shama Oli to immediately address the issues raised by Dr Govinda KC by giving up his arrogance of having two-thirds majority in the parliament.

JUMLA, July 9: Health condition of Dr. Govinda KC, who is on his 10th day in his fifteenth fast-unto-death hunger strike, is deteriorating, according to Dr. Prabin Giri. KC’s immunity is decreasing while his heart beat is increasing rapidly.  “At the moment, he cannot stand up to walk to the toilet.”

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal Medical Association (NMA) on Sunday issued a  72-hour ultimatum to the government to address the demands raised by senior surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike in Jumla for the past nine days.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said demands put forth by agitating Prof Dr Govinda KC would be addressed through democratic procedures as a bill on the medical education has been already presented in the House.

SEOUL/TOKYO, July 8: North Korea accused the United States on Saturday of making “gangster-like” demands in talks over its nuclear program, contradicting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hours after he left saying the old enemies had made progress on key issues.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has pledged to address the demands of agitating Dr Govinda KC and Gangamaya Adhikari trough democratic procedures.

Diego Maradona has demanded access to Argentina's training ground in a bid to heal the rifts that have torn apart Jorge Sampaoli's squad.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded the resignation of either speaker or deputy speaker of the parliament in line with the constitutional provision of electing the two from different political parties.

BHAKTAPUR, June 11: The family has demanded impartial investigations into the death of Assistant Sub Inspector of Armed Police Force Anup Raj Thapa, calling the death a suspicious.

KATHMANDU, Jun 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the lawmakers to perform as per the demands of the people.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Deshbhakta Janaganatantrik Morcha Nepal has demanded the government to reduce price hike on daily essentials by withdrawing the hiked price of petroleum products.

The prolific forward told the Bernabeu board that he wants an eye-watering salary of £1.35m-per-week if he is to sign a new deal.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The Civil Service Official Trade Union has demanded the government proceed ahead with the voluntary retirement scheme brought earlier targeting civil servants.

Lawmakers lobbying hard for Constituency Development Fund

KATHMANDU May 8: The Gurkha Satyagraha Joint Struggle Committee has submitted an 11-point charter of demands before the British government, saying the situation was congenial in which its logical demands would be met.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Maobadi Purba Janamukti Sena Party Nepal (Maoist Ex-Combatants Party Nepal) has demanded for resolving the Nepal-India border disputes surfacing in various places including in Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Maobadi Purba Janamukti Sena Party Nepal (Maoist Ex-Combatants Party Nepal) has demanded to resolve the Nepal-India border disputes surfacing in various places including in Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Expressing serious dissatisfaction with the current leadership of the party, Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader KB Gurung has proposed dissolving all party committees and holding fresh general convention to elect new leadership to give new life to the party, which faced a humiliating defeat in the recent elections.

BIRATNAGAR, March 17: The Province-1 gathering of Women Forum Nepal concluded on Friday had called for the implementation of equal pay for equal work.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) has demanded not to withdraw a case with a purpose to allow walk freely the guilty of Tikapur incident.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has demanded stringent action against to those involved in the beating of Radha Chaudhari of Kailali district in the name of practicing witchcraft.

DARCHULA, March 2: A local of Shailyashikhar municipality-1, Baril began fast-unto-death nearby power house of Chameliya Hydropower Project since Thursday citing the project has not so far addressed their demands.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav has declined an offer from the ruling alliance to join the government citing the need of prior commitment, in writing, to amend the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has drawn the attention of  President Bidya Devi Bhandari over her decision to appoint National Assembly members while sitting on the recommendations made for those posts by the outgoing government.

BEIRUT, Feb 6: U.N. representatives in Syria called on Tuesday for an immediate cessation of hostilities lasting at least month throughout Syria to allow aid deliveries and evacuations of the sick and wounded.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was lodged at the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, requesting a court order to government authorities to protect Nepal's border at Birgunj from neighboring India.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepal Civil Service Employee's Association (NCSEA) has urged the government to formulate work procedure and criteria for the adjustment of employees at three-levels.

Govt meets agitating nurses' demands

January 18, 2018 22:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The government and agitating Nepal Nursing Council reached an 11-point agreement on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17::The CPN (UML) has drawn the attention of the government and Election Commission towards holding the National Assembly (NA) election on time.