General Strike Day III Updates

A demonstrator was shot dead in Pokhara while people in Kathmandu defied the curfew orders. The nation witnessed the biggest protest so far Since the curfew is on around, I am, as many others, passing time by watching television. Television news has become the source of information on what’s happening in the city (other thanContinue reading “General Strike Day III Updates”

Curfew! Clashes! Communication cut-off!

For 11 hours, from 10am to 9pm on Saturday, people in three districts of the Kathmandu Valley will live under the curfew the state has imposed to quash the scheduled mass rally against the King. The cellular mobile service has also been cut off. Before the curfew began this morning, people protested at many placesContinue reading “Curfew! Clashes! Communication cut-off!”

Maoists Attack on Sarlahi

Maoist rebels attacked Magalawa, the district headquarters of Sarlahi, kidnapping a few including Chief District Officer Bodh Raj Adhikari; army helicopter ‘crashed/gunned’ down Reports, yet to be confirmed officially, said that at least five security personnel, three rebels and two civilians were killed while the rebels attacked Magalawa, the district headquarters of Sarlahi. The rebelsContinue reading “Maoists Attack on Sarlahi”