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Nepal royal palace under siege
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) The Narayanhity palace has come under siege -- within hours of the declaration of a republic in Nepal, ending over two centuries of turbulent rule by its Shah dynasty of kings.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:33:22 PM

UN hails dawn of republic in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) The dawn of a new republic in Nepal, ending its 239-year-old royal dynasty that had become a symbol of oppression, has been hailed by the UN, which called the event historic and urged for the speedy formation of a new government.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 11:51:46 AM

India hails Nepal's constituent assembly
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) India became the first country to congratulate Nepal on the first meet of its constituent assembly that abolished the nation's 239-year-old monarchy and declared the country a federal secular republic.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:09:29 AM

Nepal is world's youngest republic
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Nepal entered a new epoch minutes before Wednesday midnight with its newly elected constituent assembly voting overwhelmingly in favour of a motion to end the nation's 239-year-old monarchy and transform it into a federal, democratic and secular republic.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 12:20:12 AM

Nepal declared republic at near midnight
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) The former Himalayan kingdom of Nepal entered a new epoch at near-midnight Wednesday with its newly elected constituent assembly voting overwhelmingly in favour of a motion to end the nation's 239-year-old monarchy and transform it into a federal, democratic secular republic.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 12:01:30 AM

Nepal is now republic
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Nepal entered a new epoch at near-midnight Wednesday with its newly elected constituent assembly voting overwhelmingly in favour of a motion to end the 239-year-old monarchy and transform the nation into a federal, democratic secular republic.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:56:09 PM

3 killed as Maoists attack government office in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Even as thousands jumped and danced on the streets of Nepal in anticipation of the formal abolition of monarchy and proclamation of a republic, three people were killed and at least six injured in a remote district in the far west when security forces fired to disperse a mob led by Maoists.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 4:48:22 PM

Twice king, but never crowned, he is Nepal's Macbeth
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) In many ways, the life of His Majesty Shri Panch Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah of Nepal can surpass the twists and turns of classic Greek tragedies, a king reduced to a commoner as the world's only Hindu kingdom becomes a democratic federal secular republic.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:53:28 PM

Tension rises as Nepal parties delay meet to axe king
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Tension mounted in the capital of the world's former sole Hindu kingdom as continuing bickering among the ruling parties held up a historic assembly that is to deliver the death blow to Nepal's monarchy Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:48:16 PM

From king to commoner (Milestones)
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS)Milestones in life of ex-king Gyanendra of Nepal:

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:07:20 PM

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