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2006-04-05 01:09:49

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Maoist rebels killed six soldiers and policemen in an ambush in east Nepal on Wednesday, an official said, a day ahead of a planned nationwide strike by political parties against King Gyanendra.

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.

2006-03-21 04:09:12

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - At least 21 Maoist rebels and 10 police were killed as violence escalated across Nepal on Tuesday following the end of a rebel-led road blockade, authorities said.

2006-03-14 07:41:30

By Gopal Sharma KHATRI POUWA, Nepal (Reuters) - Soldiers carrying automatic rifles patrolled key highways in Nepal on Tuesday but normally busy roads were all but deserted as an indefinite blockade of the capital by Maoist rebels began.

2006-03-13 22:28:48

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Roads across Nepal were deserted on Tuesday, the first day of an indefinite blockade of Kathmandu and other major towns called by Maoist rebels mounting pressure on King Gyanendra who seized full power last year.

2006-03-11 08:47:06

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police began hunting on Saturday for a teenaged boy who some people believe is an reincarnation of Buddha after he disappeared from the site where he had been meditating for almost 10 months.

2006-02-27 05:39:17

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Dozens of Maoist rebels ambushed an army patrol in eastern Nepal on Monday and shot dead at least three soldiers, an army officer said.

2006-02-16 23:35:13

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal arrested more journalists than any other country since 2004, many during pro-democracy protests, an international media watchdog said while urging the royalist government to free seven still in detention.

2006-02-15 06:03:06

By Terry Friel and Gopal Sharma RAJHENA REFUGEE CAMP, Nepal (Reuters) - Maheshwari Sanjali lies alone on the clean, hard-packed mud floor, countless flies crawling over her gaping mouth and half-closed eyes, her parents too busy working for her food to be able to tend to her.

2006-02-10 06:49:33

By Gopal Sharma and Terry Friel KATHMANDU (Reuters) - She's 88, so short most people have to bend down to talk to her, but she walks tall and she walks strong.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.