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Nepal Maoists ready to quit government if Koirala doesn't
Kathmandu, June 3 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas, who won a stunning victory in the recent election and were staking claim to form the next government, have threatened to quit the coalition government of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala if he fails to resign by Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 6:08:02 PM

Maoists give Nepal PM till Tuesday to quit
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) A fresh political crisis has begun brewing in Nepal with the former Maoist guerrillas, who hold the largest number of seats in the constituent assembly, turning their guns on Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, warning him to quit by Tuesday or face a new street stir.

Monday, June 02, 2008 4:58:09 PM

Nepal's king-turned-commoner pledges to quit palace with dignity
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) For the first time since the abolition of monarchy in Nepal last week, the government Monday officially said that dethroned king Gyanendra had accepted the lawmakers' decision to strip him of his crown and pledged to leave the palace, once his official residence is given to him before the June 12 deadline.

Monday, June 02, 2008 2:52:25 PM

Gyanendra, government discuss safe exit from palace
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) In a sign of the turning tide in Nepal, deposed king Gyanendra Monday opened talks with the government to ensure his safe exit from the Narayanhity palace, which he has been ordered to vacate by June 12.

Monday, June 02, 2008 1:02:25 PM

Learn from monkeys, ex-MP tells ousted Nepal king
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) With Nepal's former god-king Gyanendra having been dethroned, asked to vacate the royal palace in 10 days and start leading the life of a commoner without privileges, a former lawmaker has advised the last monarch of the former Himalayan kingdom to learn a lesson from monkeys.

Monday, June 02, 2008 11:28:09 AM

Slain king's ghost still haunts Nepal
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Seven years after his shocking murder in the tightly guarded royal palace, the ghost of king Birendra continues to haunt Nepal with the new republic Sunday remembering the dark deed as the trigger that ended the nearly 240-year-old royal dynasty.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 2:31:41 PM

Nepal's palace holds key to nation's history
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Not just gems, rare artefacts and archaeological treasures from all over the world, Nepal's palace under siege also contains priceless old documents that can throw light on the past events of history hitherto shrouded in secrecy and silence. Historians and members of civil society are concerned that hundreds of rare documents, including old treaties, could be destroyed.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:20:09 PM

Hurdles ahead after Nepal becomes republic
Kathmandu, May 31 (DPA) After Nepal's politicians voted to abolish the monarchy, its political parties and people have turned their attention to the gruelling task of drafting the country's new constitution and forming a new government.

Saturday, May 31, 2008 7:30:29 AM

'India lost a friend with Nepal king's ouster'
Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) With the formal abolition of Nepal's monarchy Wednesday and newly elected lawmakers asking dethroned king Gyanendra to vacate the royal palace within 15 days, India has lost a friend and would one day have to pay dearly, a royalist said.

Friday, May 30, 2008 1:32:34 PM

Nepal palace scorns tale of former king's midnight flight
Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) Nepal's besieged palace Friday scorned a report in the local media that dethroned king Gyanendra had exited from his official seat at midnight and returned to the old private residence where he had lived as a prince before his ascent to the throne in 2001.

Friday, May 30, 2008 11:08:53 AM

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