LOS ANGELES, August 2: California’s lieutenant governor and other elected officials on Tuesday urged Taylor Swift to postpone her Los Angeles concerts as a way to stand in solidarity with striking hotel workers.

LOS ANGELES, July 18: Solidarity and stamina were picket-line themes Monday as striking screenwriters and actors in New York and Los Angeles braced for a long, hot summer standoff with studios.

Following Thursday’s announcement that SAG-AFTRA is joining WGA on the picket lines, thereby barring both on-camera work and promotional activity for actors, the red carpet cancellations have begun, as per the report of The Hollywood Reporter.

LOS ANGELES, July 15: It’s a “Strike Girl Summer.”

LOS ANGELES, July 14: Leaders of Hollywood’s actors’ union voted Thursday to join screenwriters in the first joint strike in more than six decades, shutting down production across the entertainment industry after talks for a new contract with studios and streaming services broke down.

Court employees on strike today

July 2, 2023 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, July 2: Court staffers across the country are on strike today. According to the call of all the four national level staff organizations under the Supreme Court, the court staffers have stopped their work until 1:30 PM today.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Despite the government banning strikes in essential services, the employees of Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) have been staging protests at the head office for the past three weeks. The trade union and the drivers' association have warned of further intensifying the protest activities from Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The government has banned strikes for any reason in 25 sectors under the most essential services.

TEL AVIV, Aug 22: Israeli aircraft struck Hamas sites in Gaza late on Saturday, the military said, in an escalation of hostilities after earlier cross-border gunfire seriously injured an Israeli soldier and wounded 41 Palestinians, including two critically.

Dr Govinda KC being brought to Kathmandu

September 22, 2020 11:35 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Dr Govinda KC is being brought to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI, Jan 8: Tens of thousands of workers affiliated to trade unions led a strike in parts of India on Wednesday, disrupting transport and banking services in a protest against privatisation and the growing impact of an economic slowdown on jobs.

Taxi association warns of strikes

November 28, 2019 08:58 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepal Meter Taxi Entrepreneur’s Association (NMTEA), an umbrella organization of registered taxi operators, has warned of strike after the government allowed operation of ride-sharing services and also announced that it would bring ride-sharing services under the ambit of the law.

FRANKFURT/BERLIN, Nov 7: Lufthansa flight attendants went on a 48-hour strike over pay and pensions on Thursday, forcing the biggest German airline to cancel hundreds of flights.

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.

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KATHMANDU, June 25: The normal life across the country has been affected due to the general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) group on Tuesday.

PARBAT, June 13: The construction works on the Lower Modikhola Hydroelectricity Project have remained stalled for 11 days due to the strike by project workers and employees.

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 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).

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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.

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.

KATHMANDU, May 7: About 10 percent schools in Kathmandu Valley were closed on Monday owing to a rumor of general strike in Valley.

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.

Biplab-led party withdraws strike

March 27, 2019 20:48 pm

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplab’-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has withdrawn the strike of March 30.

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'.

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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.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The agitating teachers, who had been staging protests since Sunday, ended their strike after reaching an agreement with the government late Wednesday evening.

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.

Feb 7: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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CPN-M cadres burn two trucks in Surkhet

January 20, 2019 09:55 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Cadres of the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) on Saturday burned down two trucks in Surkhet for violating a general strike imposed in the district by the party.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Civil society members on Tuesday urged the government and political parties representing in the parliament to save the life of senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC.

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, Oct 2: Classes have been disrupted at community schools across the country due to the strike of Nepal School Employees Union and Nepal Temporary Teachers’ Action Central Committee.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Strike of public transport workers has disrupted supply of petroleum products across the country.

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.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The doctors' strike on Sunday brought health services in the country to a standstill, leaving hundreds lined up in front of hospitals in the hope of receiving treatment.

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 25: The talks held between the representatives of Dr Govinda KC and the government team could not strike a deal after both the sides did not budge from their stances.

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 13: Agitating Ganga Maya has broken her hunger strike on Friday.

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.