Federal Alliance protests Saptari killings, shows its strength in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 9 The Federal Alliance staged a protest against the Saptari killings, in Kathmandu on Thursday. FA leaders took part in the protest, demanding amendment to the Constitution with incorporation of their demands and withdrawal of local level election announcement. Four UDMF activists had died during the CPN-UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign in Saptari, when police […]

Unrest in Tarai spurs panic buying of oil in Kathmandu, NOC says supply is smooth

Kathmandu, March 9 There are indications of an artificial shortage of petroleum products affecting the Kathmandu Valley, what with unrest in the southern plains in the wake of the Saptari killings and UDMF protests. Many fuel stations in the valley have not distributed oil and long lines of vehicles waiting for oil have become common. […]