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  • Reconstruction key to next stage of Nepal recovery: UN 13 hours 10 minutes ago

    United Nations: Various UN agencies have appealed for humanitarian relief and reconstruction in the next stage of Nepal recovery after a major quake there claimed more than 7,300 lives so far, a UN spokesperson has said. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said on Tuesday that more than 7,300...
  • Fresh earthquake jolts Nepal as death toll crosses 7,500 Yesterday

    Kathmandu: A fresh tremor of magnitude 4.0 on Tuesday jolted the quake-hit Nepal, where the death toll from the April 25 deadly temblor has risen to over 7,500. The feeble tremor at "6:39 am, was epicentred on the border of Dhading and Nuwakot districts," National Seismological Centre chief Lok Bijaya Adhikari...
  • Watch: 5-year-old Bruce Lee fan reenacts the artist's scene from 'Game of Death' Yesterday

    Five-year-old Ryusei from Japan can flawlessly pull off one of martial legend extraordinaire Bruce Lee's most famous moves - The Nunchaku Scene from 'The Game of Death'. He does so with such ease and aplomb that viewers are affectionately addressing him as a second coming of the Little Phoenix himself. ...
  • Nepal asks foreign rescue teams to leave; earthquake toll climbs to 7,365 Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Rescue teams from India and 33 other countries were on Monday asked by Nepal to leave as it prepared to launch massive operations to rehabilitate millions of uprooted victims of the devastating temblor that has killed at least 7,365 people, including 41 Indians. The decision that also applies to India's...
  • US: Indian woman killed after being shot during attempted robbery 3 days ago

    New York: An Indian-origin Gujarati woman working at a gas station in the US state of South Carolina was shot in the face in an attempted armed robbery and succumbed to her injuries on Saturday. Mradulaben Patel was the co-owner of a store at a gas station in Powdersville. An unidentified...
  • US: Baltimore braced for massive protests over Freddie Gray death 3 days ago

    Baltimore: Thousands of people were set to hit the Baltimore streets in fresh large-scale demonstrations on Saturday, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody. As many as 10,000 people were set to turn out for a massive rally in the...
  • A week after earthquake, Nepal still needs tents and food 4 days ago

    Kathmandu: Nepal's government renewed its appeal to international donors to send tents, tarpaulins and basic food supplies in the wake of devastating earthquake, saying some of the items being sent are of little use. The government also asked donors to send money to help with relief efforts if they cannot send...
  • Earthquake death toll climbs to 6,621, Nepal rules out possibility of finding more survivors 4 days ago

    Kathmandu: Nepal government ruled out the possibility of finding more survivors buried in the rubble from massive earthquake as it announced the death toll had risen to 6,621. "It has already been one week since the disaster," home ministry spokesman Laxmi Prasad Dhakal said. "We are trying our best in rescue and...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises to 6,250, thousands still missing 4 days ago

    Kathmandu: Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on Friday as food and help began to trickle through to those stranded in remote areas after last week's earthquake which killed 6,250. The death toll could rise further. Bodies are still being pulled from the debris of ruined buildings, while rescue...
  • Baltimore: Conflicting reports emerge in Freedie Gray's death probe 5 days ago

    In a new twist in the probe into the death of African-American Freddie Gray, reports suggest that he may have died of injuries caused while inside the police transport van. While another report claimed that Freddie may have injured himself, a claim which his family denied. ...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll climbs to 6,204 5 days ago

    Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal from devastating earthquake has risen to 6,204, the National Emergency Operations Centre said in its latest update on Friday. Over 13,000 people were injured in the 7.9-magnitude quake, added the centre. Meanwhile, Nepal Army Chief General Gaurav Rana, who is leading the nationwide rescue effort, told...
  • Nature seems to be against us: rain hampers Nepal rescue teams 6 days ago

    Kathmandu: Rescue teams toiled in pouring rain on Thursday in the debris left by last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal, but officials said the chances of finding any more survivors were bleak as the death toll neared 5,500. While rescue teams were out in the capital Kathmandu despite the rain, helicopters...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises to 5,489: official 6 days ago

    Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal from a massive weekend earthquake has risen to nearly 5,500, according to a new tally by disaster management officials. A total of 5,489 people are now known to have died in the 7.8-magnitude quake, according to an update from the National Emergency Operation Centre, while...
  • Patan witnesses widespread devastation after massive earthquake strikes Nepal April 28, 2015

    Patan city in Nepal has seen widespread devastation after it was hit by 7.9 magnitude earthquake on April 25. People are upset with the administration as no rescue or relief teams have reached them. All those involved in rescue and relief work at this site is being carried by the...
  • Nepal earthquake toll could reach 10,000, government on 'war footing', says PM April 28, 2015

    Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said on Tuesday, ordering intensified rescue efforts and appealing for foreign supplies of tents and medicines. "The government is doing all it can for rescue and relief on a war footing," Koirala said in an interview. "It...
  • Earthquake toll over 4,350; Nepal PM says rescue operations not effective April 28, 2015

    Kathmandu: The death toll in the devastating earthquake that has rocked Nepal climbed to over 4,350 on Tuesday with more than 8,000 others injured, as Prime Minister Sushil Koirala admitted that the rescue and relief operations have not been effective. Crisis loomed over quake-hit Nepal with an acute shortage of food,...
  • In earthquake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the dead April 28, 2015

    Kathmandu: For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes in nearly a century, 12-year-old Neha Chumda screamed for help. She had been inside her family's four-story villa in Kathmandu when the tremor struck unexpectedly on Saturday. And in the life-or-death seconds that followed - when her...
  • No end to insensitivity! Death of thousands in Nepal quake becomes a joke on social media April 27, 2015

    In the wake of the Nepal tragedy, social media is acting as a bridge to connect the people who are missing. However, on the other hand, the same social media is abuzz with people sharing jokes on the natural calamity which has claimed lives of several thousand people and caused...
  • Nepal: Residents take shelter in open spaces as aftershocks spread fear April 27, 2015

    As the death toll in Nepal's devastating earthquake mounted, people slept in the open either because their homes were flattened or they were terrified that the aftershocks would bring them crashing down. ...
  • Earthquake claims 50 lives in Bihar, says Nitish Kumar April 26, 2015

    Patna: As many as 50 people have been killed in Saturday's earthquake in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said and directed government officials to carry out relief work for the affected on a war footing. Addressing a press conference after presiding over a review meeting with secretary-level officials at...
  • Devastated Nepal wakes up to a gloomy morning, India rescues 546 people, earthquake death toll 1,800 April 26, 2015

    Kathmandu: Nepal ramped up efforts on Sunday to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,800, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. The Nepal government urged nations to send aid and braced for the toll...
  • This beautiful video tells you all you need to know about Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose April 21, 2015

    Subhash Chandra Bose has always been fondly called 'Netaji' or 'Respected Leader' by everyone in India. This radical leader was a passionate soldier in the fight for India's freedom and he founded the 'Indian National Army' which made him a formidable enemy to the British Raj.Netaji's life was a roller-coaster...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday registered preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi, sources said. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources,...
  • CBI likely to register case in IAS officer DK Ravi death case: Sources April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) is likely to register a case in IAS officer DK Ravi death case, sources said. Department of Personnel & Training(DoPT) on Thursday issued a notification to CBI. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case...
  • Centre okays CBI probe in IAS officer Ravi's death case April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday gave its nod for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi after Karnataka government fell in line and sent a fresh notification without any time limit. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued a notification to pave way for...
  • AAP threatens legal action against BJP, hits out at police April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Slamming BJP for indulging in "politics over death", AAP on Wednesday threatened to take legal action against the party after it accused a Delhi minister of patronising the accused in Turkman Gate road rage incident. AAP leader Kumar Vishwas hit out at the Delhi Police, which comes under the...
  • Karnataka government re-issues order for CBI probe in IAS officer DK Ravi death case April 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case of IAS officer DK Ravi after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources, while returning the order, the CBI had said that the scope of investigation cannot be decided by state...
  • MP CM orders SIT probe into death of police constable killed by sand mafia April 6, 2015

    Morena: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered an SIT probe into the alleged murder of a police constable by sand mafia in Morena in Madhya Pradesh. The decision was taken after a high level meeting was held at the CM's residence on how to proceed with the case. It was...
  • UN says 519 dead in two weeks of Yemen fighting April 3, 2015

    United Nations: Some 519 people have been killed and nearly 1,700 injured in two weeks of fighting in Yemen, the UN aid chief has said, raising alarm over the fate of civilians. Valerie Amos on Wednesday said she was "extremely concerned" for the safety of civilians trapped in the fierce fighting...
  • Tamil Nadu: AAP seeks CBI probe on engineer's suicide over bribery April 2, 2015

    Chennai: After the suicide of Tamil Nadu engineer S Muthukumarasamy sparked a political firestorm for the ruling AIADMK government, the state unit of the Aam Aadmi Party has joined the clamour demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe. The party will submit a petition to the Governor demanding a CBI...