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2006-04-19 21:25:02

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police and troops patrolled deserted streets of the capital Kathmandu on Thursday as a curfew imposed to block a massive anti-monarchy protest went into effect. All roads of the city of 1.5 million were empty of traffic, residents said.

2006-04-19 16:02:10

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's royalist government imposed a strict curfew in Kathmandu and neighbouring areas on Thursday but activists vowed to go ahead with their plan to bring hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets.

2006-04-19 04:43:46

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - India stepped up pressure on Nepal's King Gyanendra on Wednesday to restore democracy, sending a special envoy and its top diplomat to hold talks with the monarch to try to defuse a fortnight of crippling protests.

2006-04-18 07:56:58

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protesters kept up the pressure in the Nepali capital on Tuesday despite bad weather as diplomats said the movement against King Gyanendra appeared to be reaching a climax.

2006-04-18 04:52:03

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protests persisted in the Nepali capital Kathmandu on Tuesday despite bad weather as diplomats said the movement against King Gyanendra appeared to be reaching a climax.

2006-04-17 23:43:13

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Anti-monarchy protests persisted in the Nepali capital Kathmandu on Tuesday despite a steady drizzle as diplomats said the movement against King Gyanendra appeared to be reaching a climax.

2006-04-17 08:20:10

By Raju Gopalakrishnan KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on anti-monarchy protesters in an eastern town on Monday and killed one man, witnesses said, as international pressure increased on King Gyanendra to restore multi-party democracy.

2006-04-17 07:41:05

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on anti-monarchy protesters in an eastern town on Monday and killed one man, witnesses said, as international pressure increased on King Gyanendra to restore multi-party democracy.

2006-04-17 04:59:22

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police burst tear gas shells and charged at youths with canes on Monday to break up a protest in the tourist heartland of Kathmandu, which has been largely immune to the anti-monarchy campaign sweeping the nation.

2006-04-16 02:23:00

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's anti-monarchy protests spread to the usually off-limits tourist district in Kathmandu on Sunday, with hundreds of people chanting slogans against King Gyanendra and burning tyres on the street.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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