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Mourning turns to violence  Angry mourners demand an explanation to massacre. Government has declared a curfew in the capital King orders massacre probe  Nepalese rioting, demanding the truth about shootings. Many are refusing to accept King Gyanendra   Second curfew
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Prince named king  Crown Prince Dipendra Bir Bikram, 29, whom was responsible for the shootings, was named king of by State Council Prince: massacre 'an accident' Second prince takes throne
Blind climber to take Everest Suspected Rebels Kill 27 Policemen  Suspected Maoist rebels, Communist Party of Nepal, attacked a police post in a village Youngest climber tops Everest Crown prince kills royal family


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Jun.1  
  30-year-old Prince Dipendra opened fire killing 9, including King Birendra and Queen Aiswarya
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Jun.3  
  Gyanendra was crowned king after the death of his brother, who lay in a hospital on life support
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Jun.5  
  Protesters tried to riot for a second day. 2 men were killed in street clashes. Curfew was lifted, but reimposed again
  Palace open for probe  Monarchy has opened the doors of palace to allow an investigation into the killings to quell violent street protests Jun.9   Nepal silences royal witnesses  Officials want witnesses to speak only to the investigators. One family member could be reprimanded Jun.14   Inquiry blames prince  Officials confirmed that most of royal family had been gunned down by Crown Prince Dipendra. Capital Katmandu is calm

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Jul.3   Royal bodyguards sacked  King has sacked 6 bodyguards for neglecting their duty to defend the royal family   Bomb explodes near leader's office  No one was injured when powerful bomb has exploded near residences of prime minister and chief justice Jul.7   Rebels kill 34 in police attacks
  Suspected Maoist rebels raided 7 police stations killing the policemen and abducting dozens of others
Jul.15   Troops surround rebels  Soldiers have tracked down 69 policemen kidnapped by Maoists and are trying to rescue them Jul.19   PM quits amid Maoist uprising  Girija Prasad Koirala has resigned. The opposition has called for him to step down over his handling of the uprising Jul.29   Monsoon triggers deadly floods  20 people were feared dead. 17 houses, a school and a bridge were destroyed

November 2001 ... more > Top ^
Nov.12   Princess feared dead in chopper crash  Private helicopter crashed with 6 passengers, including Princess Prekshya Nov.18   Conjoined twins return  Girls being the first to survive a marathon brain-separation operation Nov.23   Raiders kill dozens of police  Maoists have ended a 4-month trucel with attacks that killed 24 police Nov.24   More police die in uprising  4 police and their driver have been killed in an ambush Nov.26     State of emergency
  The king Gyanendra suspended civil liberties after violence by Maoist rebels Nov.29   Troops clash with rebels
  Army have engaged in fighting with Maoists after guerillas bombed a Coca-Cola plant

December 2001 ... more > Top ^
Dec.9     Up to 60 Maoists have been killed
  The army has killed rebels who attacked a telephone repeater station





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Suspected Rebels Kill 27 Policemen  Suspected Maoist rebels, Communist Party of Nepal, attacked a police post in a village Rebels kill 34 in police attacks




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  Suspected Maoist rebels raided 7 police stations killing the policemen and abducting dozens of others
Jul.15 Troops surround rebels  Soldiers have tracked down 69 policemen kidnapped by Maoists and are trying to rescue them Nov.23 Raiders kill dozens of police  Maoists have ended a 4-month trucel with attacks that killed 24 police Nov.24 More police die in uprising  4 police and their driver have been killed in an ambush Nov.26   State of emergency
  The king Gyanendra suspended civil liberties after violence by Maoist rebels Nov.29 Troops clash with rebels  Army have engaged in fighting with Maoists after guerillas bombed a Coca-Cola plant Dec.9   Up to 60 Maoists have been killed
  The army has killed rebels who attacked a telephone repeater station




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2001 Jul.29 Monsoon triggers deadly floods  20 people were feared dead. 17 houses, a school and a bridge were destroyed Nov.12 Princess feared dead in chopper crash  Private helicopter crashed with 6 passengers, including Princess Prekshya



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2001 Mar.28 Blind climber to take Everest May.24 Youngest climber tops Everest



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2001 Apr.6 Suspected Rebels Kill 27 Policemen  Suspected Maoist rebels, Communist Party of Nepal, attacked a police post in a village Jun.1 Crown prince kills royal family
  30-year-old Prince Dipendra opened fire killing 9, including King Birendra and Queen Aiswarya
Jun.4 Mourning turns to violence  Angry mourners demand an explanation to massacre. Government has declared a curfew in the capital Jun.4 King orders massacre probe  Nepalese rioting, demanding the truth about shootings. Many are refusing to accept King Gyanendra Jun.5 Palace open for probe  Monarchy has opened the doors of palace to allow an investigation into the killings to quell violent street protests Jun.14 Inquiry blames prince  Officials confirmed that most of royal family had been gunned down by Crown Prince Dipendra. Capital Katmandu is calm Jul.3 Bomb explodes near leader's office  No one was injured when powerful bomb has exploded near residences of prime minister and chief justice Jul.15 Troops surround rebels  Soldiers have tracked down 69 policemen kidnapped by Maoists and are trying to rescue them



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2001 Jun.1 Crown prince kills royal family
  30-year-old Prince Dipendra opened fire killing 9, including King Birendra and Queen Aiswarya
Jun.2 Prince named king  Crown Prince Dipendra Bir Bikram, 29, whom was responsible for the shootings, was named king of by State Council Jun.2 Prince: massacre 'an accident' Jun.3 Second prince takes throne
  Gyanendra was crowned king after the death of his brother, who lay in a hospital on life support
Jun.4 Mourning turns to violence  Angry mourners demand an explanation to massacre. Government has declared a curfew in the capital Jun.4 King orders massacre probe  Nepalese rioting, demanding the truth about shootings. Many are refusing to accept King Gyanendra Jun.5   Second curfew
  Protesters tried to riot for a second day. 2 men were killed in street clashes. Curfew was lifted, but reimposed again
Jun.9 Nepal silences royal witnesses  Officials want witnesses to speak only to the investigators. One family member could be reprimanded Jun.14 Inquiry blames prince  Officials confirmed that most of royal family had been gunned down by Crown Prince Dipendra. Capital Katmandu is calm Jul.3 Royal bodyguards sacked  King has sacked 6 bodyguards for neglecting their duty to defend the royal family Jul.7 Rebels kill 34 in police attacks
  Suspected Maoist rebels raided 7 police stations killing the policemen and abducting dozens of others
Jul.19 PM quits amid Maoist uprising  Girija Prasad Koirala has resigned. The opposition has called for him to step down over his handling of the uprising Nov.18 Conjoined twins return  Girls being the first to survive a marathon brain-separation operation Nov.23 Raiders kill dozens of police  Maoists have ended a 4-month trucel with attacks that killed 24 police Dec.9   Up to 60 Maoists have been killed
  The army has killed rebels who attacked a telephone repeater station