KHARTOUM, May 31: The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Friday that Sudan shut down its bureau, just as the country’s military government warned that the Khartoum sit-in that helped bring ruler Omar al-Bashir’s ouster had “become a threat to the revolution.”

KATHMANDU, May 28: Normal life across the country was affected Monday due to a general shutdown called by the outlawed Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

POKHARA, May 27: Suspicious objects were found at three separate places in Pokhara this morning.

DHANGADHI, April 18: Normal life in Kailali district has been affected due to Nepal banda called by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led group today.

Banda affects normal life in Pokhara

March 14, 2019 12:46 pm

Pokhara, March 14: Normal life has been affected in Pokhara due to Nepal banda general shutdown called by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'-led Communist Party of Nepal today.

WASHINGTON, Feb 15: President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his U.S.-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a battle with Congress over constitutional powers.

WASHINGTON, Jan 26: Submitting to mounting pressure amid growing disruption, President Donald Trump signed a bill Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal agencies get back to work.

Jan 21: 6 things to know by 6 PM

January 21, 2019 18:00 pm

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LONDON, Jan 17: Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations, in its latest effort to fight fake news.

The partial government shutdown is now the longest in U.S. history, and many of its 800,000 employees are furloughed or working without pay.

WASHINGTON, Jan 15: With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat Monday, declaring he would “never ever back down.”

TEXAS, Jan 11: President Donald Trump has again threatened to declare a national emergency along the border with Mexico as he seeks funding for a wall he says will keep out dangerous immigrants -- his latest jab in a fight with Democrats in Congress that has now shut down parts of the government for a record-tying 21 days.

The world’s largest airborne observatory was supposed to be parked in Seattle this week, so thousands of scientists attending the “Super Bowl of Astronomy” could behold this marvel: a Boeing 747 outfitted with a massive telescope used to study the fundamental mysteries of the universe.

WASHINGTON, Jan 5: President Donald Trump threatened to keep the U.S. government partially shut for months or years on Friday after he and Democratic leaders failed to resolve their dispute over Trump’s request for $5.6 billion to build a wall on the Mexican border.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Kalimati vegetable market remained only partially open on Tuesday, after a monitoring team arrested Bharat Prashad Khatiwada, general secretary of the Federation of Fruit & Vegetable Entrepreneurs Nepal.

Shutdown affects life in Pokhara

July 9, 2018 10:22 am

POKHARA, July 9: A shutdown called by Tamuwan Magarat Struggle Committee and Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (Nefin) has affected normal life in Pokhara, the capital of Gandaki Province.

JUMLA, June 8: Health workers said that they’d be forced to disrupt all health services in Jumla if the government failed to release their due salaries and incentives by the end of this month.

WASHINGTON, May 28: President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk.

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 29: North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has promised to close his main nuclear weapons test site in May and said he will invite South Korean and American media to witness the shutdown.

DHULIKHEL, April 4 :Transport shutdown held at the call of various transport service committees in Kavrepalanchowk providing services to the east of Koteshwar affected the normal life in the district.

Govt shutdown affects US embassy work

January 23, 2018 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: As the Senate Republicans and Democrats failed on Sunday to reach a compromise to end a government shutdown, the negative consequences of the shutdown have begun to surface in US diplomatic missions across the world including in Nepal.

KATHMANDU,   Jan 22: Two days after the US government shutdown, the US Embassy in Nepal has tweeted that the Embassy, including its library and social media services would come to a temporary halt.

Dang shutdown continues

January 18, 2018 16:40 pm

DANG, Jan 18: A shutdown continues in Dang district today also in protest against the government’s decision of making Rupandehi as temporary capital of Province No 5.

BUTWAL, Jan 6: A shutdown called to protest the killing of local businessman crippled life in Rupandehi district today.

SOLUKHUMBU, July 10: The Faplu airport located at the Solukhumbu's district headquarters has remained out of operation for the past 13 days due to erratic weather pattern.

Chitwan shutdown called off

June 1, 2017 11:35 am

RATNANAGAR, June 1: CPN-UML has withdrawn its Chitwan shutdown program after mounting public pressure.

JUMLA, Jan 30: Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla is on the verge of closure due to government’s inability to make key appointments. For the past nine months the academy has been operating without vice chancellor and director. This has affected thousands of people in the Karnali zone that visit the academy’s teaching hospital for medical services.

JUMLA, Jan 30: Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla is on the verge of closure due to government's inability to make key appointments. For the past nine months the academy has been operating without vice chancellor, rector and director. This has affected thousands of people in the Karnali zone that visit the academy's teaching hospital for medical services.

ROLPA, Dec 15: The Rolpa-Pyuthan Joint Struggle Committee has announced a four-day general shutdown of Rolpa and Putyhan districts effective from today in protest of registration of constitution amendment bill to split Province No 5.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 30: An indefinite district-wide general strike has been called in Arghakhanchi district in protest against the government's registration of the constitution amendment bill in parliament, with changes to the province borders.

PYUTHAN, Nov 30: Locals have enforced a shutdown in the district on Wednesday against the constitution amendment bill registered by the government to take all the hill districts out from Province 5.

JAJARKOT, Sept 18: The dairies at eight locations in the district have shutdown after milk production shrank in wake of increasing deforestation which in turn has forced many to abandon animal husbandry.

GORKHA, Aug 26: The private sector which is supposed to promote free and competitive market enforced banda in Gorkha on Thursday.

GORKHA, Aug 25: The Gorkha Chamber of Commerce and Industry has enforced shutdown of Gorkha Bazaar since early this morning in protest of the detention of entrepreneurs for the past three days.

KATHMANDU, June 9: General strike enforcers have vandalized the vehicles in different places in the capital today.  Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist has enforced the general strike across the country today. As per the information received so far, protesters have vandalized a taxi (Ba 1 Ja 2206) at Tinkune, a micro bus at Manmaiju, a Sajha bus each at Tripureshwar and in front of Tribhuvan International Airport and a night bus at Kalanki in the capital, police informed.

The health workers at the District Health Office, Baitadi are intensifying and expanding the scope of their protest.

BAITADI, June 7: The health workers at the District Health Office, Baitadi are intensifying and expanding the scope of their protest.  The health workers on Monday shutdown health service demanding action against some miscreants that misbehaved with District Health Office, Baitadi Chief, Dr Gunraj Awasthi.