KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The operators of short-distance public transport halted their services in the Kathmandu Valley on Monday, as a protest against “the apathy shown by the government authorities” to the issue of hiking transport fares.

MBBS students who have not been able to complete their internships in China due to the coronavirus pandemic have continued their protest programs.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Examinees of the Public Service Commission (PSC) examinations have taken to the streets demanding immediate publications of the final results of the section officers.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Petroleum transporters have withdrawn their protests after a three-point agreement reached with the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Sugarcane farmers have urged the government to help them get the past dues of their sold out products from the sugar producers.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Youths affiliated to Akhli Revolutionary have staged a protest rally in front of Indian Embassy in Kathmandu demanding fair investigation on Darchula incident and holding those responsible for the crime accountable. Akhli Revolutionary is a student wing of the NCP (Revolutionary Maoist) led by Hari Krishna Gajurel.

LONDON, July 29: From Tunisia and South Africa to Colombia, social unrest is sweeping through developing countries, a reminder of income inequalities that have deepened during the COVID-19 crisis.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Transport entrepreneurs on Thursday staged a protest in the Kathmandu Valley, demanding the province and local governments enforce the new fares in line with the revised transport fares by the federal government last week.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Protests against caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli have intensified in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Employees of a number of commercial banks on Wednesday staged protests against the Social Security Fund (SSF) expressing their dissatisfaction over being taken to the SSF forcibly, without addressing their grievances.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Five major student unions are staging protests against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) in all 77 districts across the country today.

Miwako Sakauchi stands in her studio and brushes spinning swirls on torn cardboard and drawing paper, using the five colors designated as symbols of the modern Olympiad.

A professor from a Barcelona art school has staged a protest at a museum dedicated to Pablo Picasso intending to shed light on the Spanish painter's sometimes callous behaviour towards women.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The opposition alliance has said that the controversial decision taken by the government to export stones and pebbles to India to minimize trade deficit is aimed at appeasing a foreign country and using the national resources for vested interests to prolong its stay in power.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Members of civil society have staged a protest against President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s move to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 27: A protest led by activists against the government amid the prohibitory order took place in Kirtipur on Wednesday. The group of activists staged the protest at Kirtipur against the government in memory of Surya Bahadur Tamang, who died of starvation during the first wave of the pandemic last year.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Civil society activists staged a protest against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at Kirtipur in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 14: A group of animal activists staged protests against animal cruelty at Maitighar in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

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The participants of the symbolic protests drew attention of the government to immediately implement the Kathmandu Valley Air Quality Management Action Plan-2020

MYANMAR, April 7: Myanmar troops fired at anti-coup protesters on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and wounding several, media said, as a Chinese-owned factory was set on fire in the commercial capital Yangon and activists burned the Chinese flag.

MYANMAR, April 3: Myanmar security forces opened fire on pro-democracy protests on Saturday killing at least five people, a protester and media said, as the military reinforced its bid to end dissent with arrest warrants for online critics and internet blocks.

MYANMAR, March 28: Myanmar security forces opened fire on Sunday, witnesses said, at people gathered for the funeral of one of the 114 people killed the previous day, the bloodiest day of protests since the military coup on Feb. 1.

MYANMAR, March 27: Security forces killed more than 90 people across Myanmar on Saturday in one of the bloodiest days of protests since a military coup last month, news reports and witnesses said.

COX’S BAZAR, March 27: Four people were killed after police fired on protesters who they said attacked a police station in the Bangladeshi city of Chittagong on Friday during a demonstration against a visit to the country by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

MYANMAR, March 24: Myanmar’s junta freed hundreds of demonstrators on Wednesday arrested during its months-long crackdown on protests, while businesses in Yangon were shut and streets deserted in response to a call by anti-coup activists for a silent strike.

MYANMAR, March 19: Security forces killed at least nine opponents of Myanmar’s Feb. 1 coup on Friday, a funeral service and media said, as Indonesia urged an end to violence and Western ambassadors condemned what they called the military’s immoral, indefensible actions.

YANGON, MYANMAR, March 15: Myanmar’s ruling junta has declared martial law in six townships in the country’s largest city, as security forces killed dozens of protesters over the weekend in an increasingly lethal crackdown on resistance to last month’s military coup.

MYANMAR, March 13: At least six protesters were killed by security forces in Myanmar, witnesses and media reported, as activists marked the death anniversary on Saturday of a student whose killing in 1988 sparked an uprising against the military government.

SURKHET, March 11: A five-point agreement was reached between the Karnali provincial government and the agitating Badi community after the government agreed to meet their demands for  food, clothes and shelter.

NEW YORK, March 6: Police in Myanmar on Friday opened fire on protesters against last month’s military coup, killing one man, as international condemnation rained down on the junta and the U.N. special envoy on Myanmar urged the Security Council to act.

BRUSSELS, March 4: The European Union has suspended its support for development projects in Myanmar to avoid providing financial assistance to the military who seized power last month, officials said on Thursday.

MYANMAR, March 4:  Police in Myanmar broke up demonstrations in several places with tear gas and gunfire on Thursday but there was no immediate word on casualties a day after the United Nations said 38 people had been killed in the bloodiest day since last month’s coup.

MYANMAR, Feb 28: Myanmar police fired on protesters on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least 11 people were killed and several wounded, political and medical sources, residents and media said.

MYANMAR, Feb 28: Myanmar police opened fired on Sunday on protests against military rule, killing at least four people and wounding several on the second day of a crackdown on demonstrations across the country, a doctor and a politician said.

YANGON, MYANMAR, Feb 28: Security forces in Myanmar made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force on Sunday as they intensified their efforts to break up protests a month after the military staged a coup.

MYANMAR, Feb 27: Myanmar police moved decisively on Saturday in a bid to prevent opponents of military rule gathering throughout the country after Myanmar’s U.N. envoy urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a Feb. 1 coup.

MYANMAR, Feb 25: Some armed with knives and clubs, others firing slingshot and throwing stones, supporters of Myanmar’s military attacked opponents of the coup in downtown Yangon on Thursday, while Southeast Asian governments groped for ways to end the crisis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: People from the Badi community of Karnali Province have been protesting near the gate of the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers of Karnali Province since Monday night, demanding land, house and employment.

MYANMAR, Feb 22: Myanmar police began to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Monday as businesses around the country shut in a general strike called to oppose the military coup despite a threat from authorities that confrontation could cost lives.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Dozens of students affiliated to the Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s  Dahal-Nepal faction on Monday took to the streets in front of the Narayanhiti Royal Palace Museum in Kathmandu for a unique protest against House dissolution.

MYANMAR, Feb 21:  Huge crowds marched in Myanmar on Sunday to denounce a Feb. 1 military coup in a show of defiance after the bloodiest episode of the campaign for democracy the previous day, when security forces fired on protesters, killing two.

MYANMAR, Feb 20: Two people were killed in Myanmar’s second city Mandalay on Saturday when police fired to disperse protesting opponents of a Feb. 1 military coup, emergency workers said.

MYANMAR, Feb 20: Opponents of Myanmar’s coup took to the streets again on Saturday with members of ethnic minorities, poets and transport workers among those coming out to demand an end to military rule and the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and others.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: A group of students close to the Dahal-Nepal-led faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has staged a protest against Prime Minister K P Oli in Biratnagar.

MYANMAR, Feb 14:  Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Myanmar for a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations on Sunday, as the new army rulers grappled to contain a strike by government workers that could cripple their ability to run the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has urged all democrats to join their protest demonstrations to be organised against the ‘unconstitutional’ dissolution of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal on Sunday announced the fourth phase of agitation against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).

YANGON, MYANMAR, Feb 11: Members of Myanmar’s ethnic minorities marched through streets in traditional dress and floated on wooden long boats in a scenic lake Thursday to protest last week’s coup, a sign of the broad and growing resistance to the military takeover.