Youth awakening

June 23, 2020 17:10 pm

Mao once said a revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture or doing an embroidery.

WUHAN, China, April 8: The central Chinese city of Wuhan began allowing people to leave on Wednesday for the first time since it was locked down 76 days ago to contain the novel coronavirus, despite fears of a second wave of infection if such restrictions are eased too soon.

Movement Nirmala

December 12, 2018 01:30 am

Justice for Nirmala should not end with arresting the perpetrator(s). It should assure other vulnerable girls an environment to enjoy their childhood without fear

RASUWA, Aug 4: Vehicular movement at Rasuwagadhi, the international business border with China has been halted for the month of Shrawan. The bridge at Ghattekhola in Gosainkunda rural municipality-2 has been damaged due to a landslide.

Donald Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon plans to use a Brussels-based foundation named The Movement to support populist far-right parties in next spring’s European Parliament elections. “Next May is hugely important,” Bannon told the Daily Beast.

PARSA, July 22: Those injured in the Madhes movement have accused Province 2 government of discrimination in handing out relief to the movement's victims.

CHITWAN, July 19: Vehicular movement along Narayangadh-Muglin road section, which was obstructed due to landslide occurred at Ichchhakamana rural municipality-6, has resumed.

CHITWAN, July 12: Khahare, also known as Bridge 1 at Narayangadh-Mugling road has subsided at Icchakamana rural municipality of Chitwan halting two way vehicular movement.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)  halted all flights on Sunday while Prime Minister KP Oli was returning from his official visit to China. Both domestic and international scheduled flights were halted for 30 to 45 minutes. Some of the flights had to wait for an hour. Such disruptions caused by VVIP movements are always much resented by the public.

BUTWAL, May 14: A landslide after yesterday’s rainfall has halted vehicular movements along the Siddhartha highway since 2 AM today. At around 1 AM yesterday, a landslide had fallen at Hedbox, an area that is at higher risks of landslides during monsoon every year.

DHANGADHI: Residents of Ghodaghodi municipality have halted road connecting the East-West highway as protest against the assault on municipality mayor, Mamata Prasad Chaudhary.

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JAJARKOT, Feb 11: Constructed just five years ago, the Mid-hill Highway has potholes and developed cracks along the Jajarkot section, without beginning the vehicular movement. Use of substandard construction materials and landslides are blamed for the pathetic situation of the road.

NUWAKOT, Feb 10: It has been more than a month since vehicular movement on the Galchi-Trishuli-Mailung-Syafrubesi-Rasuwagadhi road section is being halted for eight hours a day in order to speed up construction and complete the road section within the given time frame.

RUKUM, Feb 3: "Everything that I had has been spent on my treatment and all that I am left with is a fractured body," said Tara Prasad Khadka, a living martyr of Musikot Municipality-5, Solawang, who is known for his contribution to the 1990 uprising. Since the last few years, Khadka has been struggling even for managing two square meals.

DANG, Jan 16: The people of the indigenous Tharu community have come a long way from a modest history of farm slaves. They wanted to be freed from the cruel slavery. “We could not even speak,” said Ram Prasad Chaudhary, a Tharu leader of Dang, referring to the condition of his people about two decades ago.

DANG, Jan 16: The people of the indigenous Tharu community have come a long way from a modest history of farm slaves. They wanted to be freed from the cruel slavery. “We could not even speak,” said Ram Prasad Chaudhary, a Tharu leader of Dang, referring to the condition of his people about two decades earlier.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: In what is described as giving momentum to sub-regional motor vehicle agreement, Nepal, India and Bangladesh have agreed on the text of operating procedures for passenger vehicle movement in the sub-region under the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) signed in June 2015.

RASUWA, Jan 15: China is stopping movement of cargo containers from the Rasuwagadhi customs point for a week starting Monday, citing Lhosar celebration.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Domestic passenger movement has been increasing remarkably in recent years, while travelling by road is full of hassles across the country.

POKHARA, Jan 11: Taxi drivers in Pokhara obstructed vehicular movement for nearly two hours on Wednesday morning to protest police action against their colleagues who refused to go by meter.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: While Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the only international airport of the country, is being criticized for its terminal capacity and space, passenger movement has been increasing each year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6:  Amid fears that party cadres from the districts that witnessed the first phase of elections could move to other districts to unduly influence the polls, authorities have taken pre-emptive measures to discourage such unnecessary movement ahead of the second phase polls scheduled for Thursday.

Whither Madhes movement?

December 5, 2017 01:30 am

India’s posture determines the trajectory of these radical campaigns. India is known to encourage such anti-establishment groups.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The Election Commission prohibits the use of public as well as private vehicles in 32 districts from Saturday midnight.

CHITWAN, Nov 12: Traffic along the Narayangadh-Mugling road section will affected with hiatus from today until further notified. While construction works in the past forced complete closure during maintenance, this time, vehicles will pass on a timely basis during construction.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Former Chief Justice Sushila Karki has urged civil society groups to further strengthen anti-corruption movements and not to get divided along political lines.

ILAM, August 26: Indian police have released a Nepali youth after 19 days in prison on condition that he would appear before the court on August 31.

NAWALPARASI, Aug 12: A  section of the East-West Highway in Bardaghat Municipality-4 of Nawalparasi has caved in due to incessant rainfall, obstructing vehicular movement along the highway.

New Delhi: ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ actress Frieda Pinto has partnered with an initiative to promote a global awareness movement to save tigers from extinction.

JHAPA, July 26: The ongoing Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling has taken toll on tourism activities in eastern Nepal.

BAJHANG, JuLY 17: Landslide debris on the Jay Prithvi Highway has not been cleared even after ten days, obstructing vehicular movement and adding to the woes of the locals.

ILAM, July 8: Three more people supporting the Gorkhaland movement were killed in police firing in India"s West Bengal State on Friday and Saturday. Security personnel fatally shot the supporters of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) during their rally demanding a separate state of "Gorkhaland" for the Nepali-speaking communities.

CHITWAN, July 9: The under-maintenance section of Narayanghat-Mugling road is set to be closed at night from Sunday, July 7.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Development Committee of the Legislature Parliament today issued instructions to ban transportation along the landslide prone Narayanghat- Mugling road stretch for one and a half months during nigh time.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Development Committee of the Parliament instructed the government and concerned government authorities to stop vehicular movement on the Mugling-Narayanghat road in night time for at least next one and half months.

SINDHULI, June 30: After months of disruption, vehicular movement on BP highway which connects Dhulikhel, Sindhuli and Bardibas, has finally resumed from Friday.

CHITWAN, June 25: Vehicular movement has resumed along Narayangadh-Muglin road after the landslide debris was removed.

KATHMANDU, May 25:  Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav on Thursday asked the leaders of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Nepal Loktantrik Forum (NLF) to institutionalize the achievements of the Madhes Movement capitalizing on the local level elections.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Nepal Police have said that the normal vehicular movement has resumed after 7 pm today.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Vehicular movement will be prohibited on Sunday for the first phase of local level elections. The Election Commission (EC) has decided to prohibit the use of public and private vehicles on May 14 in 34 districts of provinces 3, 4 and 6.

No vehicular movement on Sunday

May 12, 2017 15:55 pm

KATHMANDU, May 12: The vehicular movement will be prohibited on Sunday for the first phase of local level election.

CHITWAN, APRIL 14: Vehicular movement obstructed by a small-scale landslide that took place at Charkilo along Narayangadh-Muglin road section on Friday morning has resumed after the blocked road was cleared.

NARAYANGADH, April 3: The landslide, which killed two, at Ghumaune of Muglin-Narayangadh road stretch has been cleared now. However, the vehicular movement is prohibited on the road as the risk of landslide still looms large at the place.

RAJBIRAJ, March 12: Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum Nepal (SSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav said the people would retaliate if the government tries to suppress 'peaceful' movement in Madhes.

SINDHULI, Feb 21: Transportation along the BP Highway has finally resumed from Tuesday morning after a diversion was created to ease vehicular movement following the collapse of a section of the road almost two days ago.

LAHAN, Jan 18: On January 19, 2007, Ramesh Mahato became the first martyr of Madhes movement after he got killed in course of the movement. Madhes-centric political parties still recall the fateful day he died as they assemble every year at Sahid Ramesh Chowk to reflect on his important contributions to the movement.

Domestic air passenger movement up

December 29, 2016 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Domestic carriers flew around 1.18 million passengers in the first nine months of 2016, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

Domestic air passenger movement up

December 28, 2016 21:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Domestic carriers flew around 1.18 million passengers in the first nine months of 2016, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Senior leaders of various communist parties of Nepal on Monday held discussion on whether the use of force is essential or not in the growth of communist movement.