KATHMANDU, July 16: Citing the ongoing crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the private schools haven’t paid their staff for over six months now. Some schools have even asked their teachers and staff to go on unpaid leave. Some teachers and staff have even criticized schools ousting them from their jobs. Till this day, 300 teachers from schools across the country have been asked to go on unpaid leave, leaving them unemployed and frustrated.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Sugarcane farmers from various Terai districts on Sunday staged protest at Maitigar in Kathmandu against the failure of sugar mill owners to issue payments to them on time.