LONDON, August 9: The ex-Gurkha veterans, who staged a relay hunger strike in front of the office of the British Prime Minister for the past 17 days demanding equal pension pay, have now launched a fast-unto-death campaign.
KATHMANDU, May 31: The agitating former British Gurkha servicemen have started fresh protests, alleging that their demand for pay parity with their British counterparts was not addressed by Nepal and the UK.
KATHMANDU, May 2: The agitating Former Gurkhas Joint Satyagraha Struggle Committee (FGJSSC) on Wednesday held symbolic mass protest to exert pressure on both Nepal and UK government to constitute high-level dialogue teams and start negotiations to resolve their demand for equal pension as their British counterparts and compensation for past discrimination.
KATHMANDU, March 20: The agitating Gurkhas Joint Satyagraha Struggle Committee (GJSSC) has threatened to launch stringent protests from July 1 if their demand to form a talks team comprising the representatives of Nepal government, UK government and agitating ex-Gurkha servicemen to settle the issues of compensation and pension parity with their British counterparts.
KATHMANDU, Feb 26 : A meeting of the National Assembly (NA), the Upper House in the Federal Parliament, today endorsed the 'Pension Fund Bill- 2075 BS'. Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada presented the proposal to this end before the session.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Former Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Deep Basnyat, a retired government secretary picked for the job, stopped claiming his pension following his appointment as a CIAA Commissioner in March 2015. He did so until he retired once again - this time from the anti-graft body - in February 2018 on age ground. But soon after his term at the CIAA ended, Basnet went to the Pension Management Office and claimed and received the accrued pension amount - a sum of Rs 800,000.
KREMLIN, July 31: Thousands in Russia protested pending pension reforms over the weekend that would raise the retirement age to 63 for women, 65 for men. Tens of thousands of Russian protested across the country on Saturday to demonstrate against a controversial pension-eligible age hike in parliamentary debate.
KATHMANDU, July 31: The meeting of the Council of Ministers held Monday evening decided to table in parliament the bill on pension fund and the bill prepared for amendment to some Nepal Act related to the civil code.
KATHMANDU, September 8: The Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) coalition government has fulfilled an almost 14-year old controversial Indian demand to set up a Pension Paying Office (PPO) in Butwal of Rupandehi district.
SAO PAULO (AP) — A transport strike snarled traffic in Brazil's biggest city and demonstrators broke into the Finance Ministry in the capital Wednesday as people protested across the country against proposed changes to work rules and pensions.