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  • Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 4 lakh compensation for families of deceased in quake-hit West Bengal 26-04-2015 11:30 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said her government is taking care of patients and people who lost their loved ones in the earthquake tragedy in the state. ...
  • Watch: Nepal's PM Sushil Koirala avoids questions on tragedy 26-04-2015 10:56 PM

    Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, who was in Indonesia when the earthquake struck the country, finally reached home on Sunday but refused to talk to media over the tragedy. ...
  • Death toll in earthquake-hit Nepal crosses 2,500 as fresh tremors jolt the area, rescue efforts on 26-04-2015 08:52 PM

    Kathmandu: As Nepal slowly came to terms with the full scale of tragedy and looked for survivours, the death toll due the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that hit the Himalayan country on Saturday crossed 2,500 while over 5,000 people have reportedly been injured. The government of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala declared...
  • Nepal disaster: Families appeal to the Indian and Nepali government for help 26-04-2015 04:01 PM

    One among the missing in the Nepal earthquake is Kashmiri tradesman Javeed. His father has appealed on CNN-IBN to the Indian and the Nepali government to help bring him back. "The entire family is very anxious about my son Javeed," said his father. ...
  • Historic Dharahara Tower collapses in Kathmandu, reduced to a 10 metre structure 26-04-2015 03:49 PM

    A historic tower built in the 19th century collapsed in the Nepali capital Kathmandu when an earthquake struck shortly before noon local time. A policeman said that up to 200 people had been trapped there. The 14 storeyed tower is now reduced to a 10 metre structure. ...
  • Nepal earthquake: Doctors struggle to attend those with serious injuries despite power outage 26-04-2015 03:29 PM

    Many wounded in the Nepal earthquake have been rushed to hospitals but had to be turned back as doctors struggled to attend to those with more serious injuries despite a power outage. The government is trying their best to provid relief to victims. ...
  • BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur spotted socialising with alleged bookie 26-04-2015 02:40 PM

    Even as the BCCI looks to undertake the initiative to clean up Indian cricket, there is fresh embarrassment for the Indian cricket board with a top Board official coming under the scanner after being spotted with a suspected bookie. CNN-IBN has learnt that the ICC has sent a strongly-worded warning...
  • India will wipe tears of every Nepali, says PM Modi in his 'Mann Ki Baat' 26-04-2015 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: India is with the "sisters and brothers" of Nepal in its time of crisis following the terrible earthquake which claimed over 1,800 lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his radio address 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday. "We will wipe the tears of every Nepali, hold their hands...
  • Nepal earthquake: 65 mountaineers may have died at the Everest base camp, says Army 26-04-2015 11:14 AM

    Kathmandu: A major earthquake in Nepal on Saturday unleashed an avalanche on Mount Everest, killing at least 65 mountaineers and raising fears for other climbers on the world's highest peak, Army official said. IAF helicopters on Sunday morning reached Mount Everest for the rescue operations. The Mountaineering Association said it...
  • Nepal earthquake: We are still getting the aftershocks, says Kanak Mani Dikshit 26-04-2015 10:11 AM

    Veteran journalist-cum-social activist Kanak Mani Dikshit said strong aftershocks were felt in Nepal on Saturday night. ...
  • Many spent the night in open areas fearing further collapse of buildings 26-04-2015 08:23 AM

    As a massive earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday, residents of Pokhara area in Nepal spent the whole night on the roads fearing further collapse of buildings. ...
  • 8 IAF helicopters sent to Nepal for relief work 26-04-2015 08:14 AM

    NDRF Director General (DG) OP Singh said that three teams have been sent to Kathmandu for the relief work. ...
  • India rescues 546 people from Nepal, death toll 1,800 26-04-2015 07:41 AM

    New Delhi: After Nepal was struck by the worst earthquake in 80 years, leaving nearly 1,800 people dead, Indian Air Force (IAF) planes have fetched around 546 of its citizens. The first Indian Air Force plane to arrive from the Nepalese capital was a C-130J Super Hercules with 55 passengers,...
  • Two Indians dead in Kathmandu: MEA 25-04-2015 10:23 PM

    Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said that India will try its best to help Nepal in this tragic situation. He said two Indians have died in Kathmandu due to the earthquake. ...
  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta 25-04-2015 10:17 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • BSNL to cut rates for calls to Nepal 25-04-2015 09:42 PM

    Union Minister and BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad said all calls made from BSNL network to Nepal will be charged as local calls for the next 3 days. "I am personally looking after connectivity issues. If Nepal needs any help in restoring damaged lines we will extend all help," he...
  • Nepal: Earthquake-hit Karra villagers to spend night out in the open 25-04-2015 08:48 PM

    A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday. CNN-IBN's Prabhakar Kumar spoke to the residents of Karra village about the tragedy. ...
  • 18 climbers dead in quake-triggered avalanche on Mt Everest 25-04-2015 07:00 PM

    A major earthquake in Nepal on Saturday unleashed an avalanche on Mount Everest, killing at least eighteen people and raising fears for other climbers on the world's highest peak, a tourism ministry official said. ...
  • Nepal quake: Nearly 125 Indians stranded in Kathmandu 25-04-2015 04:40 PM

    Kathmandu: Kathmandu: Nearly 125 people from Maharashtra and Telangana are stranded in Nepal after a high-magnitude earthquake struck the Himalayan nation. According to officials at the Maharashtra Information Centre in Delhi, around 80 people from Nashik had gone to Nepal for pilgrimage while 15-20 people were on a trekking expedition....
  • Avalanches reported on Mount Everest, mountaineers run for cover 25-04-2015 04:05 PM

    A powerful earthquake in Nepal on Saturday triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest. Young mountaineer Arjun Vajpai said, "we still have to calculate the amount of damage done. We are getting weather forecast from all over the world, will resume our climb according to the data collected." ...
  • 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Kathmandu, historic Dharahara tower collapses 25-04-2015 01:57 PM

    An earthquake of magnitude 7.9 in Kathmandu caused a lot of destruction and damage. Historic Dharahara tower also collapsed and around 50-60 people are trapped under the debris. ...
  • Explainer: Earthquake risk zones across India 25-04-2015 01:31 PM

    A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday. Here is an explainer of the risk zones and the frequency and destructive power of the earthquakes. ...
  • Watch: Several buildings collapse, major loss to property in Kathmandu due to earthquake 25-04-2015 01:26 PM

    A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse. ...
  • Working to reach out to those affected by earthquake in India, Nepal, assures Modi; to hold high level meeting 25-04-2015 01:13 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding a high level meeting at 3pm in 7 RCR on situation arising out of earthquake. He spoke to chief ministers of Bihar and Sikkim amid efforts to get information about the situation after a powerful earthquake struck north India. "We are...
  • In conversation with Kangana Ranaut 25-04-2015 12:45 PM

    CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks to the Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut. ...
  • Meet the star cast of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' 25-04-2015 12:36 PM

    CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks to the star cast of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. ...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' 25-04-2015 12:31 PM

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. ...
  • Earthquake measuring 7.5 on richter scale felt in North, East India for over 20 seconds 25-04-2015 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: A strong earthquake has been felt in several areas of North and North east India. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7 on the richter scale. The epicentre of the earthquake was East of Pokhra in Nepal. Tremors were felt in various parts of India, including NCR, MP,...
  • West Bengal: Distress for potato farmers, 22 farmer suicides reported in 2 months 25-04-2015 11:54 AM

    Potato farmers in West Bengal are in deep distress as there is a sharp dip in prices owing to massive over production coupled with insufficient government support. This has led to more than 20 farmers committing suicide in the past two months. ...
  • Attack on Ford Foundation organisation by BJP government is shocking: Congress 25-04-2015 11:35 AM

    Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said that it was absolutely shocking that a noble organization like ford foundation had been attacked by the BJP government. "It was a major contributor to greenpeace revolution," he said. While on the other hand BJP's GVL Narasimha said that FCRA has been violated as...