JANAKPURDHAM, March 18: Handling legal matters, reconciling the two sides in a dispute, and providing justice to the victims at the local level are the responsibilities of the deputy mayors and vice- chairpersons of the local units.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 25: Pakistani police used tear gas and watercannon, and fought running battles with stone-throwing Islamist activists, as they moved to clear a protest by the religious hard-liners who have blocked main routes into Islamabad for more than two weeks.
LAHAN, March 18: Cadres of the disgruntled United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have vandalized signboards of various newly created rural municipalities in Siraha district on Friday. They also padlocked various offices of rural municipalities in the district, expressing dissatisfaction over the restructuring of the local units under the new federal structure.
BISHOFTU, Ethiopia, Oct 2: Several people were killed in a stampede near the Ethiopian capital on Sunday after police fired tear gas at protesters during a religious festival, according to an AFP photographer at the scene.