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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.

2006-04-15 06:00:49

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of people staged a pro-democracy protest in Kathmandu on Saturday, the largest turnout in Nepal's capital since the latest campaign against King Gyanendra was launched.

2006-04-14 07:41:27

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Fresh pro-democracy protests broke out in Nepal on Friday despite King Gyanendra's pledge to hold elections in the Himalayan kingdom, as activists said he offered nothing new or substantive.

2006-04-12 23:14:11

By Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's embattled king returned to the capital after a nearly two-month vacation and there are hopes he might make the first move to defuse a violent campaign against him, officials said on Thursday.

2006-04-12 10:56:33

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops shot dead an activist on Wednesday as violent pro-democracy protests flared for the seventh day across the troubled Himalayan nation.

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.


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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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