Traffic obstructed

BHAKTAPUR: Bhaktapur Minibus Sewa Samiti (BMSS) obstructed traffic on Sallaghari-Bhaktapur road for around three hours on Monday. Bishnu Neupane, office secretary at BMSS, told The Himalayan Times that the chakka jam was organised to protest the operation of bus service by Madhya Upatakya Bus Byawashayi Sangh on Sanothimi-Gongabu route. — HNS

Labour Court verdict

KATHMANDU: The Labour Court on Monday directed Lalitpur-based Memors Incorporated Pvt Ltd to provide Rs 48,000 as compensation to its staffer Lal Bahadur Rokaya. Judge Shesh Raj Siwakoti issued the order in response to a case filed by Rokaya against the company which had not paid him for a couple of months. — HNS

Students’ threat

Kathmandu: Environmental Students’ Rights Struggle Committee

today warned of protests if the government failed to address its demands. The students have been demanding appointment of environmental inspectors as per the Environmental Regulations 1998 and amendment to environmental rules and regulations, establishment of National Environmental Research Council

and environment impact assessment of projects. — HNS