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2006-04-07 06:45:08

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hundreds of Nepali students fought pitched battles with police on Friday, braving tear gas, hurling stones and chanting pro-democracy slogans as a four-day general strike against the king's rule entered its second day.

2006-04-07 01:17:44

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hundreds of anti-king protesters took to the streets of Nepal on Friday, burning tires, hurling stones at police and chanting pro-democracy slogans, as a four-day nationwide general strike entered its second day.

2006-04-06 22:25:39

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Opponents of Nepal King Gyanendra vowed to come out in vast numbers on Friday to pressure him to give up absolute power as riot police gathered to thwart them on the second day of a four-day nationwide general strike.

2006-04-06 15:19:41

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas to break up stone-throwing anti-monarchy protesters in Nepal on Thursday after a fierce overnight attack on a town by Maoist rebels left 22 people dead, witnesses and authorities said.

2006-04-06 09:46:54

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas to break up stone-throwing anti-monarchy protesters in Nepal on Thursday after a fierce overnight attack on a town by Maoist rebels left 22 people dead, witnesses and authorities said.

2006-04-06 08:23:11

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A fierce attack on a town by Maoist guerrillas left 22 people dead in Nepal, hours before a general strike against the king's grip on power shut down the Himalayan nation on Thursday, authorities said.

2006-04-06 05:59:31

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A fierce attack on a town by Maoist guerillas left 22 people dead in Nepal, hours before a general strike against the king's grip on power shut down the Himalayan nation on Thursday, authorities said.

2006-04-06 04:20:40

By Gopal Sharma and Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A fierce attack on a town by Maoist guerillas left 15 people dead in Nepal, hours before a general strike over the king's grip on power shut down the Himalayan nation on Thursday, authorities said.

2006-03-31 09:25:03

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - At least 11 school children and a teacher were wounded on Friday when Maoist rebels set off an explosion at a school in west Nepal, the army said.

2006-03-31 03:27:09

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - At least 11 schoolchildren and a teacher were wounded on Friday when suspected Maoist rebels set off an explosion at a school in west Nepal, the army said.


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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