Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Nepal Maoists call indefinite strike

(IANS/Sify) Close on the heels of the UN expressing deep concern at the loss suffered by Nepal's children due to mounting strikes called by the political parties, former Maoist guerrillas Sunday began an indefinite closure of public schools countrywide, demanding a rollback in new fees. Almost 8,000 schools were forced to close by the students wing of the Maoists, the All Nepal National Independent Students' Union (Revolutionary), with the fate of nearly 1.5 million students hanging in balance. More>>

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