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2006-01-15 03:36:04

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal will go ahead with next month's municipal polls despite Maoist attacks around the capital in which 12 policemen were killed, a minister said on Sunday. Five blasts rocked areas around Kathmandu on Saturday.

2006-01-15 01:55:44

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops were on high alert on Sunday after attacks around Kathmandu by Maoist rebels killed 12 policemen, an army officer said.

2006-01-14 04:56:44

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Sixteen Maoist rebels and a soldier were killed on Saturday, in the biggest battle in Nepal since a guerrilla ceasefire ended this month, the army said.

2006-01-05 09:58:41

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Three police officers were killed by Maoist rebels in Nepal on Thursday and at least 11 people were wounded in the worst day of violence since Maoists ended a four-month ceasefire, police and witnesses said.

2006-01-05 08:21:19

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nine people including four civilians were wounded as Nepal's anti-monarchy Maoist rebels launched a string of attacks on Thursday, days after they ended a four-month truce, officials and witnesses said.

2006-01-03 09:14:07

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Two fresh bomb blasts hit the tourist town of Pokhara in Nepal on Tuesday, following a series of overnight explosions in the Himalayan kingdom, which came just hours after Maoist rebels called off a four-month truce.

2006-01-03 06:46:13

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A series of overnight blasts rocked Nepal with one erupting in the popular tourist town of Pokhara, just hours after Maoist rebels called off a four-month truce, raising fears of a resurgence of violence.

2006-01-03 01:30:09

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A series of explosions rocked Nepal on Tuesday with one blast erupting in the popular tourist town of Pokhara, just hours after Maoist rebels called off a four-month truce, raising fears of a resurgence of violence.

2005-12-15 23:54:27

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Shops, schools and public transport came to a standstill in Kathmandu on Friday as the Nepali capital heeded a strike call by political parties over the killing of 12 civilians by a soldier.

2005-12-15 05:33:41

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hundreds of people took to the streets and burned tires in noisy protests on Thursday after a Nepali soldier killed 11 people and wounded 19 after an argument, the army and witnesses said.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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