KATHMANDU, July 3: Eight students' unions have decided to withdraw a three-day educational strike they had announced earlier, following a nine-point agreement reached with the government on Monday night.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Student unions protesting against the 'illegal' hike in tuition fees by private schools staged demonstration by blowing whistles in front of the offices of local body chiefs and deputy chiefs on Friday. The unions demand, among other things, revocation of the hiked fees.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Demanding revocation of the hiked tuition fees, five student unions affiliated to different political parties padlocked the private schools organizations indefinitely across the country on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, April 29: Five student unions affiliated to different political parties submitted a two-point memorandum on Sunday to Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada, demanding allocation of at least 20 percent budget to the education sector for the upcoming fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, April 27: Three student unions affiliated to different political parties have submitted memorandums to all 753 local bodies demanding revocation of the "illegal fee hikes" at private schools.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Three student unions affiliated to various political parties have decided to submit a memorandum to Prime Minister KP Oli on Tuesday demanding action against the private schools that hiked their tuition and annual fees against the rules.
KATHMANDU, April 6: The student unions affiliated to the three major political parties submitted a memorandum to Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokharel on Thursday, demanding that the government scrap the ninth amendment to the Education Act and cancel the fee hike by private schools.
KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Following protests from student unions, the government on Friday postponed the temporary teachers' exams scheduled to start from April 6. Following the government's decision, the student unions affiliated to the three major political parties - CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress (NC) - also put off their indefinite educational strike scheduled to start on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 20: Three student unions affiliated to three major political parties protested in front of Maitighar Mandala and called for an indefinite educational strike from Sunday if their demands are not to be fulfilled.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: A day after the Medical Education Probe Commission (MEPC) recommended to the prime minister to suspend 43 officials for being involved in irregularities while issuing affiliation to private medical colleges, student unions on Monday demanded the resignation of top officials of Tribhuvan University (TU).
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), the sister organization of CPN-UML and All Nepal National Independent Students Union Revolutionary (ANNISU-R) affiliated to CPN (Maoist Center) have staged a sit-in in front of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), state-owned oil monopoly on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The semester system enforced for the first time at Master's level in Tribhuvan University (TU)-affiliated campuses of the Kathmandu Valley has not been implemented effectively due to the delay in conducting the first semester exams.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nine student unions affiliated to various political parties demanded resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha and staged protests at the Ministry of Education on Friday.
Kathmandu, April 28: A clash was ensured between security personnel and a group of student unions comprising Nepal Student Union (NSU), ANNFSU, ANNFSU-Revolutionary among others and known as the United Student Unions (USU) while they protested in front of the District Education Office in Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.
KATHMANDU, April 27: Protesting against the unilateral and unlawful fee hike by private schools, the student unions affiliated to various political parties padlocked the accounts and administrative offices of 175 private schools across the country on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Student unions affiliated to various political parties have decided to padlock the accounts sections and administrative offices of private schools from Wednesday against the schools' unilateral fee hikes.
KATHMANDU, April 19: Student unions affiliated to various political parties submitted a joint memorandum to Education Minister Dhani Ram Paudel on Tuesday, demanding that the hiked fees in private schools be slashed down within three days.
KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal Students' Union (NSU) and All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) have made conflicting claims about winning most of the colleges where the Free Students Union (FSU) elections were held on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Thousands of students at various campuses under Tribhuvan University (TU) have started preparations for the upcoming Free Student Union (FSU) elections scheduled to begin on February 25.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Various student unions protesting the constitution amendment proposal today sent texts through mobile phone sets to lawmakers representing Legislature-Parliament in order to press them to withdraw the proposal.
KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The student union leaders close to the political parties dissenting the registration of the constitution amendment bill organised a protest assembly at Maitaghar Mandala in Kathmandu today.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Various students unions close to the opposition parties on Wednesday held demonstrations in front of the Prime Minister's residence in Baluwatar to protest the registration of the constitution amendment proposal in Parliament.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: At a time when Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is chalking out plans to eradicate load-shedding altogether under the leadership of its newly appointed managing director Kulman Ghising, two trade unions of the power utility are playing spoilsport.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Thirteen student unions affiliated to different political parties have demanded the Tribhuvan University (TU) authority to create an environment for holding free student union election.