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2006-04-10 22:23:27

By Y.P. Rajesh KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Pro-democracy campaigners in Nepal vowed to defy curfews and launch a sixth day of mass protests on Tuesday against the king's absolute rule as the monarch came under global pressure to end his crackdown.

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 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 09:24:02

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police opened fire on Sunday on anti-king protesters demanding the restoration of democracy, killing one person, an official said.

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.

2006-04-08 11:33:29

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops killed a demonstrator on Saturday west of the capital when they opened fire on massive protests against King Gyanendra's absolute rule.

2006-04-08 05:34:10

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on Saturday on activists protesting against King Gyanendra's rule, killing one man, a political party said, as tight security elsewhere prevented big demonstrations in the troubled nation.

2006-04-08 02:31:04

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Armored personnel carriers with machine gun-wielding soldiers rolled into the Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday to enforce a curfew aimed at thwarting protests against King Gyanendra's absolute rule.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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