LONDON, Sept 9: British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding nearly all its flights and disrupting the plans of thousands travelers in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Around 8 million students throughout the country missed their classes on Monday due to a general shutdown called by the outlawed Netra Bikram Chand-led Maoist outfit. The outfit had called the strike after one of its members was killed in police action a few days ago.
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.
TRIPOLI, April 28: Air strikes hit the Libyan capital late on Saturday as eastern forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar pursued a three-week campaign to take Tripoli and also confirmed for the first time they had dispatched a warship to an oil port.
ILAM, March 27: Tea workers of eastern Nepal have announced to launch protest against their employers, demanding implementation of the minimum wage fixed by the government. The indefinite protest will begin from Sunday.
KATHMANDU, March 27: The Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand has called a general strike on Saturday to protest the government's decision to ban the CPN for its violent activities.
KATHMANDU, March 15: Over eight million school and college students across the country were affected on Thursday by the general strike called by government-banned Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The Netra Bikram Chand led Nepal Communist Party torched a bus carrying a wedding procession at Kailali. The bus, Me 1 Kha 441 had escaped the police’s escort along the East-West highway at Badaipur jungle at 4 AM.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) led Nepal Communist Party has partly affected life across the country. Residents in different parts of the 77 districts have reported suspicious objects while the Nepal Army’s bomb disposal unit has diffused IEDs in Pokhara, Gorkha, among others.
ROLPA, March 7: The general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand’s Communist Party of Nepal has affected life in five districts. The Party, which was involved in the bombing of Ncell towers and its headquarter earlier this month, called the strike demanding ‘unconditional’ release of its leaders and cadres.
SRINAGAR, Dec 16: A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants in the disputed region.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Private and Boarding Schools’ Organization Nepal (PABSON), an umbrella organization for all its member schools in Nepal, has warned of strike for good if their demands are not fulfilled within a month.
NEW DELHI, July 29: Expressing dissatisfaction over the delay in the appointment of Lokpal at the Centre, social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he will launch a hunger strike from October 2 against the Union Government.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress lawmaker Minendra Rijal questioned the rationale of the government to force Dr. Govinda KC for his 15th hunger strike when it eventually had to agree with the demands.
KATHMANDU, July 23: The ongoing hunger strike by Dr Govinda KC is set to break the records of his past 14 fasts-unto-death on Monday as the longest one but government apathy toward his demands continues.
KATHMANDU, July 9: Ganga Maya Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha, who is on the 41st day of her fast-unto-death Monday, has refused to end the hunger strike even after the surrender of Chhabilal Paudel, one of the prime accused in the killing of her son.
JUMLA, June 30: Crusader for medical education reform and senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC initiated his 15th fast-unto-death, in Jumla on Saturday afternoon. He began the hunger strike under police custody but was subsequently released .
ST PETERSBURG, June 27: Argentina and Lionel Messi scraped into the knockout stages of the World Cup by the skin of their teeth on Tuesday after an 86th minute strike from defender Marcos Rojo gave them a barely deserved 2-1 win over Nigeria, eliminating the African side.
SOCHI, June 26: A stunning Andre Carrillo volley gave Peru their first World Cup goal in 36 years before captain Paolo Guerrero grabbed a second as the Andean nation condemned Australia to a 2-0 defeat in Sochi on Tuesday and a regretful exit from Russia.
YEKATERINBURG, June 24: Midfielder Keisuke Honda came off the bench to salvage a 2-2 draw for Japan against Senegal, as both teams were locked at the top of Group H following an entertaining encounter at the Ekaterinburg Arena on Sunday.
ST PETERSBURG, June 22: Late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup in thrilling fashion against Costa Rica on Friday and broke Central American hearts in St. Petersburg by sending them out of the tournament.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Anup Raj Sharma have held one-on-one talks to discuss the issue of Ganga Maya Shrestha, who is on a fast-unto death.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Millions of students were affected by the transport strike imposed on Friday by various committees of transport entrepreneurs supporting the transport syndicates in the country. The students of Grade 12 who have been taking their final exams were hit the hardest.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Civil rights crusader Dr Govinda KC, who is a professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of Tribhuvan University has urged the government on Thursday to address his four-point demand as soon as possible.
A Saudi-led coalition air strike has killed dozens of Yemeni insurgents including two commanders, state media said Saturday, in another blow to the rebels following the assassination of their political chief.