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The Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal and the Naya Shakti Nepal (NSN) on Thursday asked the government to roll back its decision to hold the scheduled local level elections but said they were ready to take part in provincial and federal polls if their concerns over constitution amendment were addressed.
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Like other earthquake-stricken families in Dadagaun of Sitapaila-5, Nagarjun Municipality,
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On May 1, the International Worker’s Day, Saudi Arabia remained embroiled in a labour strike, the likes of which the kingdom had seldom seen before. Employees with the Binladin Group were protesting the lay-off of at least 50,000 migrant labourers, allegedly without pay. In the riot that ensued, nine of the company’s buses were torched—sending shockwaves through a country where unions, collective bargaining, and strikes are banned.
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Donning red bands and red and green caps and carrying flags of different varieties amid tight security, thousands of protesters from the mountains to the plains joined forces on Sunday to picket Singha Durbar
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Sadbhawana Party Chairman Rajendra Mahato, an influential face in the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha which is planning to launch a fresh round of protests, said on Wednesday that there were no plans to enforce “another blockade” on the border.
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Families of migrant workers who die at work can receive up to half a million rupees in compensation once a proposal to this effect is implemented.
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