ITAHARI, May 24: The officials of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City on Thursday boycotted their work, protesting against Mayor Dwarika Lal Chaudhary who has been accused of beating a ward secretary a day ago.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Locals have warned of re-launching agitation, saying the construction company has not carried out blacktopping of Bouddha-Jorpati road section as per the six-point agreement.

JAKARTA, May 22: Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, burning vehicles and throwing rocks at police using tear gas and rubber bullets.

TIKAPUR, May 22: Teachers of educational institutes affiliated to the Far-western University have started protests alleging that they have not been paid for the past 11 months. The teachers' associations in all 14 campuses of the university have padlocked the offices of their respective campus chief as part of the protest.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Journalists across the country staged protest against the Media Council Bill on Friday saying that the bill squeezes independent media and press freedom.

10 protesting nurses arrested

May 18, 2019 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, May 17: Instead of addressing the demands of the agitating nurses, the police arrested 10 nurses on Friday morning.

Locals protest sluggish road work

May 10, 2019 08:17 am

KATHMANDU, May 10: Bauddha area in the capital turned into a battleground Thursday after police baton-charged the agitating locals who had taken to the streets demanding that the Chabahil-Bauddha-Sankhu road expansion work be completed without any delay.

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KATHMANDU, May 9: The Boudha Trade Association and the local residents of Boudha have obstructed the Chabahil-Sankhu road section, in protest against the delay in the blacktopping of the under-construction road.

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, May 2:  The Government Doctors’ Association of Nepal (Godan) has decided to continue the postponement of its protest, waiting for the government to address its demands.

CARACAS, May 1: Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the “largest march” in the country’s history, a day after he called for the military to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

KATHMANDU, April 30: A woman has been killed due to the collision of a truck (Na 7 Kha 9233) in Lamki, Kailali.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The government has done little to address the demands raised by the Government Doctors’ Association of Nepal (Godan). The doctors started staging protests against the execution of the civil service adjustment plan by the government as per the Civil Service Adjustment Act.

LAHAN, April 25: Locals of Lahan were on cloud nine when the government announced the local elections after a hiatus of two decades in 2017.

BIRATNAGAR, April 24: A protest staged by locals demanding stern action against the perpetrator involved in the alleged murder of a woman in Pathari Sanischare of Morang a few days ago took a violent turn on Tuesday.

LONDON, April 20: Climate protesters are once again trying to shut down parts of London to urge residents to do more to protect the Earth from rising temperatures.

NEPALGUNJ, April 18: Family members of a woman who was found dead under suspicious circumstances on Sunday have staged protests in Nepalgunj accusing a local politician of attempting to protect the ‘murderer’.

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LONDON, April 17: Police say they have arrested more than 200 people after climate change protesters blocked major bridges and intersections in central London, bringing traffic to a standstill.

SUDAN, April 16: Sudanese protesters have hardened their stand, demanding a transitional military council be scrapped and immediately replaced with civilian rule as Tuesday they refused to end a days-long sit-in outside army headquarters.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) and Bibeksheel Nepali Party (BNP) staged separate demonstrations against the various cases of public land grab carried out in connivance with politicians.

KHARTOUM, April 11: Sudanese President Omar Hassan Bashir, who weathered multiple armed rebellions, economic crises and attempts by the West to make him a pariah, was forced to step down by the military on Thursday after popular protests.

CARACAS, April 7: After weeks of power cuts and limited access to water, tens of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido and protest against President Nicolas Maduro, who they accuse of wrecking the economy.

KATHMANDU, March 17: A meeting of the House of Representatives adjourned on Sunday afternoon following the protest of the disgruntled Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN).

PARIS, March 17: French police arrested more than 200 people on Saturday after violence broke out in Paris in a fresh protest of "Yellow Vest" movement.

WASHINGTON, March 16: Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change.

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Teachers working at community schools under government relief quota and at early childhood development centers (ECDCs) have been staging protests in Maitighar Mandala for the last few days.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Most of the lawmakers speaking in today's meeting of the House of Representatives suggested the government to resolve the problems of agitating teachers, protesting police intervention on teachers.

ALGIERS, March 3: A total of 183 people were injured during protests across Algeria on Friday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for election to a fifth term, the state news agency APS said on Saturday, citing the health ministry.

Gas bottlers warn of protest

February 21, 2019 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Gas bottlers have threatened to launch series of protest programs if the government continued to turn deaf ears toward their demands.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Police arrested leaders and cadres of Bibeksheel Sajha Party including Central Committee Member Samikshya Banskota during their protest in front of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) headquarters in the capital, on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: As part of its nation-wide protests, the Kamal Thapa-led Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) submitted a 22-point memorandum to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday.

SARLAHI, Feb 18: All community schools in Ishwarpur Municipality of Sarlahi remained closed on Sunday after some locals thrashed teachers of Janata Secondary School (JSS), Shreenagar.

DAMAK, Feb 13: Landowners, who were waging protest against construction of Nepal-China Eco Industrial Park on their land in Jhapa, have started to apply for compensation.

PARIS, Feb 7: France is recalling its ambassador to Italy amid mounting tensions after Italy’s deputy prime minister met with French yellow vest protesters and a string of critical Italian comments toward French President Emmanuel Macron’s government.

NEW DELHI, Feb 7: Hundreds of jobless young people marched Thursday through the streets of the Indian capital demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government tackle what they called a rising unemployment crisis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4 : Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, is staging protests across the country against the government's recent decisions.

Resident doctors call off protests

February 2, 2019 15:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: National Residential Doctors' Association, Resident Doctors Association of Nams and Junior Resident Welfare Society have withdrawn all their protest, on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: As the condition of Dr Govinda KC deteriorates by the day, solidarity with his crusade is welling up in different quarters.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Doctors and health workers across the country are planning to halt all hospital services except for emergency if the government does not immediately address the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike since January 9 demanding crucial reforms in the medical education sector.

SYANGJA, Jan 27: The people affected by the Kaligandaki 'A' Hydropower at Beltari area in Syangja district have demonstrated by putting forth various demands.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 27: Entrepreneurs in the eastern region of the country have announced protest programs against the concerned bodies for excessive interest rates.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Solidarity for Dr KC Alliance on Saturday staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital expressing its solidarity with senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC who has been staging hunger strike for the past nearly three weeks.

Thousands protest Australia Day legacy

January 26, 2019 12:04 pm

MELBOURNE, Jan 26: Tens of thousands of people rallied across Australia on Saturday calling for the abolition of the Jan. 26 national holiday in protests showing a deep division over a festivity intended to celebrate the birth of modern Australia.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Central Committee Member of the Nepali Congress, Gagan Thapa, on Friday said that his party would take to the street against the government's attitude of suppressing the opposing voices in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC on Thursday said that his struggle since 2012 was never targeted against any political party or group, any individual, organization or institution, but it was for establishing a proper system in medical education in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) have resorted to a scuffle in parliament on Tuesday after the government pushed the National Medical Education Bill forward for endorsement amid obstruction from the NC.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government has not shown any interest in addressing the demands of Dr Govinda KC even on the 13th day of his 16th fast-unto-death.