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2006-04-12 04:28:58

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government said on Wednesday it was relaxing a daytime curfew in the capital for the first time in five days as violent pro-democracy protests flare across the country.

2006-04-11 08:35:43

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on protesters on Tuesday, wounding several, after they burned tires, chanted slogans and clashed with police in defiance of a curfew in the sixth day of mass protests against the king.

2006-04-11 07:41:28

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on protesters on Tuesday, wounding several, after they burned tires, chanted slogans and clashed with police in defiance of a curfew in the sixth day of mass protests against the king.

2006-04-11 03:35:06

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire and baton-charged protesters who burned tires, chanted slogans and clashed with government forces on Tuesday before a fresh curfew took hold on the sixth day of mass protests against the king.

2006-04-10 02:32:25

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Fresh protests against the king erupted across Nepal on Monday, in defiance of curfews in some places, with hundreds of activists taking to the streets on the fifth day of a campaign seeking the restoration of democracy.

2006-04-09 22:27:49

By Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops and pro-democracy activists were set for more clashes across Nepal on Monday as a campaign against King Gyanendra's rule reaches its most intense level since he grabbed power last year.

2006-04-09 10:30:10

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Violent protests against the king spread across Nepal on Sunday as a third person was shot dead by troops and thousands of activists defied a curfew to burn government vehicles and clash with police.

2006-04-09 08:01:14

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of Nepalis tried to storm a state hospital on Sunday, burned government vehicles and clashed with riot police, defying a curfew to protest against the king as a pro-democracy shut down was extended indefinitely.

2006-04-09 00:37:57

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of angry Nepalis tried to storm a state hospital on Sunday, burned government vehicles and clashed with riot police despite a curfew aimed at stopping pro-democracy rallies.

2006-04-08 21:26:24

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Pro-democracy campaigners in Nepal vowed to defy a new, day-long curfew in the capital on Sunday and hold fresh protests against King Gyanendra's rule.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.