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Maoists want fresh probe in Nepal royal palace massacre
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) Even as he handed over his crown, sceptre and throne to the government and quit the palace for ever, Nepal's last king Gyanendra continues to be haunted by the shocking massacre in the royal palace that catapulted him to the throne as the Maoists Thursday said they wanted a fresh investigation.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 4:27:53 PM

Nepal's ex-king offered home, car, but with a catch
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) As Nepal's ousted king Gyanendra started life as a commoner outside the fortified and luxurious royal palace Thursday, he has been offered a parting gift.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 2:49:08 PM

The king is gone, long live the republic, say Nepalese
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) As the former kingdom of Nepal entered a new era with its deposed king Gyanendra handing over his crown, sceptre and throne to the government and making his final exit from the royal palace Wednesday night, the nation's major parties hailed the event and ruled out the return of the crown.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 9:09:59 AM

Nepal's last king bows out of palace
Kathmandu, June 11 (IANS) Amidst jubilation from hundreds of people who lined up before the Narayanhity royal palace to witness the final exit of deposed monarch Gyanendra, the last king of Nepal bowed out of the palace, handing it over to the state along with his crown, sceptre and throne.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:08:22 PM

Exiting Nepal king defends himself against 'brother killer' slur
Kathmandu, June 11 (IANS) On the verge of exiting from the royal palace for good, Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Wednesday spiritedly defended himself at his maiden press conference called inside the palace, saying he had no hand in his brother Birendra's assassination, nor did he or his family ever harm anyone during his five-year reign.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 8:23:30 PM

Dethroned king bids adieu to kin, palace staff before final exit
Kathmandu, June 11 (IANS) As the countdown began to his final exit from the royal palace and the beginning of life as a commoner in an inferior summer palace in the suburbs, Nepal's last king Gyanendra Wednesday began bidding adieu to relatives and staff in an atmosphere heavy with grief and distress.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 2:47:26 PM

Nepal's monument of massacres awaits makeover
Kathmandu, June 11 (IANS) As Nepal's last king Gyanendra makes his final exit from the Narayanhity royal palace Wednesday night to start life as a commoner, the historic edifice will also have a makeover from a monument to conspiracy and violent death to a national museum.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 12:20:37 PM

Nepal's last king bids adieu to aides
Kathmandu, June 11 (IANS) Before making his final exit from the royal palace and beginning life as a commoner in an inferior summer palace in the suburbs, Nepal's last king Gyanendra began bidding adieu to his former ministers and advisors, expressing his gratitude for their support.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:49:53 AM

Dethroned Nepal king to quit palace Wednesday
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) The Narayanhity royal palace, Nepal's best-known landmark built in the 18th century by the Shah kings to commemorate their bloody victory over the Rana prime ministers, will see the final fall of the dynasty Wednesday when Gyanendra, the last king of the 239-year-old line, makes his final departure.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 5:32:21 PM

Nepal's richest man to start slumming
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) Once regarded as the richest and most powerful man in Nepal, deposed king Gyanendra will start slumming from Thursday, when his deadline to vacate the royal palace expires.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 2:31:03 PM

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