KATHMANDU, July 8: Despite the government banning strikes in essential services, the employees of Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) have been staging protests at the head office for the past three weeks. The trade union and the drivers' association have warned of further intensifying the protest activities from Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The government has banned strikes for any reason in 25 sectors under the most essential services.