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Teaching Hospital’s resident doctors begin hunger strike in Dr KC’s support

Kathmandu, July 24 Resident doctors of the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu have started a mass hunger strike in solidarity with medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC, who is on the 25th day of his fast-unto-death at the hospital. Around 150 doctors are staging the hunger strike from 10 am today at the […]

Nidhi warns of additional protest programmes

Kathmandu, July 24 Nepali Congress Vice-President Bimalendra Nidhi has warned that the main opposition party will announce additional protest prgorammes soon. The party had announced various nationwide protest prgorammes last week, claiming the current government’s activities were against principles and sentiments of democracy. Now, the party’s Central Working Committee meeting scheduled for this Friday would […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu Valley on Monday have given the top priority to the health condition of medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC as his fast-unto-death completed 24 full days by Sunday evening. On the other hand, two top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party have made remarks […]

Hunger strike is Dr KC’s ‘regular job’ and Congress needs not launch protest over that: Dahal

Kathmandu, July 23 Nepal Communist Party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has commented that staging hunger strikes time and again has been a ‘regular job’ of medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC and hence the main opposition party Nepali Congress needs not launch any protest over the issue. Dr KC has staged hunger strikes so […]

Nepal Police Headquarters forms panel to investigate Jumla clash

Kathmandu, July 23 The Nepal Police Headquarters on Monday formed a committee to investigate into a clash ensued between security personnel and locals of Jumla at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences last Thursday, when police used force to airlift fasting medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC to Kathmandu. Police Chief for Karnali Province, […]

Dr KC loves momo and coke more than anything, but he does not have craving during fasts. Why?

Senior orthopaedic surgeon at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital Dr Govinda KC has been fasting unto death for last 24 days. This is the 64-year-old’┬ás 15th hunger strike in past seven years. Members of the public are curious about how this man can survive for days and weeks without eating anything. Does he have a […]