KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Neurosurgeon Prof Dr Dhruba Raj Adhikari, who was conferred with the Jewel of Nation award seven years ago, has resigned from Bir Hospital, protesting against "the culture of bribery and the compulsion to butter up a layers of officials for promotions."

KATHMANDU, July 11: Police on Tuesday briefly detained 25 human rights activists associated with the Human Rights and Peace Society (Hurpes) who were staging sit-in protests near Singha Durbar against the government decision to ‘curtail democratic freedoms’.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The student unions affiliated with the Left Alliance have continued their protest against the recent price hike in petroleum product for the second consecutive day on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2:  Students unions associated to Left Alliance have burnt an effigy of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to protest against the price hike of petroleum products.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Government has urged protesting doctors to withdraw their protest of shutting all health institutions across the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Eleven protestors have been arrested by the police force on Monday from the Parliament House.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Accusing the government of not implementing the past agreements, the alliance of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) has announced of protesting election.

SOLUKHUMBU, March 25: Locals of Tingla VDC in Solukhumbu district have taken to the streets protesting against the restructuring of local units. Stating that their VDC was included in Necha Salyan Rural Municipality against their wishes, the locals blocked the roads in the area starting Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Nepal Police on Tuesday morning arrested former Maoist combatants who had been picketing the CPN (Maoist Center) party head office, Parisdanda since Monday demanding 'justice' for their contributions during the People's War.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The United Democratic Madhesi Front which is up in arms against some provisions of the constitution boycotted the Legislature-Parliament meeting today.