EARTHQUAKE

  • No contact with home, Nepalese consulate staff a worried lot 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Officials of the Nepalese Consulate are spending sleepless nights as they have not been able to get in touch with their families back home since Saturday, when the massive earthquake jolted the Himalayan country and killed over 4000 people. "I have not been able to contact my family since Saturday....
  • People live in makeshift camps, concerns raised about basic amenities 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    A vast majority of the families in the makeshift camps consider themselves to be the lucky ones to survive. The way the ground crumbled, this is the only place were they feel safe because of all of the aftershocks. People are too afraid to risk going back home even if...
  • Earthquake toll over 4,350; Nepal PM says rescue operations not effective 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    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,...
  • Nepal earthquake: Heritage city of Bhaktapur now lies in ruins 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    As Nepal was hit by 7.9 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, the heritage city of Bhaktapur with countless temples and monuments now lies in ruins. The buildings have come down like a pack of cards. Rescue teams have been able to work through the rubble and have rescued lives till Monday. ...
  • Rescuers race against time to attain normalcy in Nepal 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    A massive earthquake of 7.9 magnitude struck Nepal on Saturday sending buildings crashing down in the capital Kathmandu and flattening mud-and-brick homes in outer villages. Over $300 people have died and at least 6,000 are injured. Efforts are on in full swing to bring normalcy in the region. ...
  • Watch: Aerial footage of Kathmandu shows historic landmarks as piles of rubble 2 hours 28 minutes ago

    Aerial footage shot by a drone over Kathmandu shows historic landmarks flattened and piles of rubble all across the capital. Over 4300 people have lost their lives and over 6000 people have been injured in the massive earthquake that struck on Saturday. ...
  • Helicopters manage to rescue climbers caught in an avalanche 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    As rescue efforts are on in full swing in Nepal, helicopters have managed to rescue climbers caught in an avalanche and fly them down to the Mount Everest base camp. ...
  • Facebook rolls out donation button for Nepal earthquake aid 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Facebook was rolling out a donation button Monday for contributions to victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal, and offered to match up to $2 million. "People are coming together to support those affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal and impacted the populations of Nepal, India and Bangladesh,"...
  • Britain sends Gurkha soldiers for Nepal earthquake aid 3 hours 1 minutes ago

    London: A military transport plane laden with supplies and dozens of Nepalese Gurkha soldiers is to take off from a British air base on Monday headed for their homeland. The Boeing C-17 transport plane will carry more than 1,100 shelter kits, including plastic sheeting and rope, and 1,700 solar lanterns, the...
  • Thousands volunteer to scour satellite images of Nepal earthquake 3 hours 19 minutes ago

    Washington: More than 4,500 people have volunteered to examine 14,000 square kilometres of satellite imagery collected over Nepal to help relief efforts after Saturday's earthquake killed more than 4,300 people, imagery provider DigitalGlobe Inc said. DigitalGlobe spokesman Turner Brinton said the company captured clear imagery of the area on Monday with...
  • In earthquake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the dead 3 hours 46 minutes ago

    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...
  • Shock turns into anger in quake-hit Nepal as people wait for assistance; foreign aid pours in 3 hours 54 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Shock turned to anger in Nepal on Tuesday, as some of the tens of thousands of people stricken by the weekend's devastating earthquake expressed frustration at what they said was their government's slow response to the crisis. International aid has finally begun to arrive in the Himalayan nation of 28...
  • Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies 3 hours 58 minutes ago

    London: The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified on Monday as aid flights arrived carrying emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment and tarps for shelter. Governments, charities and development agencies also announced broader plans for further help to arrive in the coming days and weeks. Priority at the damaged international...
  • Ramdev adopts 500 children orphaned in Nepal earthquake 11 hours 22 minutes ago

    Haridwar: Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday adopted 500 children orphaned in the earthquake-hit Nepal and said he will render all possible help to them up to fifth standard. "Yoga guru Ramdev adopted 500 orphan children in Nepal. Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust will provide immediate accommodation to them along with education, housing, food...
  • Nepal rejects Taiwan rescue team offer: Taiwan's foreign minister 11 hours 27 minutes ago

    Taipei: Taiwan's foreign minister said on Monday the government of earthquake-devastated Nepal had rejected its offer of a 20-man rescue team, but denied diplomatic pressures were behind the decision. The Taipei-based crew was put on standby Sunday with much of the Nepalese capital in ruins and more than 3,500 confirmed dead,...
  • Nepal earthquake: Operations taking time and difficult than Kashmir 11 hours 31 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: The NDRF on Monday said conducting salvage operations in the earthquake-hit Himalayan country is becoming a "time consuming" affair as the collapse pattern of the buildings in Kathmandu is much different and unique from what the force has experienced earlier. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General OP Singh, camping...
  • Is India prepared for a Himalayan Quake? 11 hours 57 minutes ago

    Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier. ...
  • WHO gives emergency health kits, funds to earthquake-hit Nepal 12 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) has handed over four emergency health kits comprising medicines and medical supplies and USD 1,75,000 to meet the immediate health needs of quake hit people of Nepal. "Within hours of the tragedy, WHO disbursed medical supplies to cover the health needs of 40,000 people...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 12 hours 4 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Kathmandu hospitals ill-equipped to deal with the tragedy 12 hours 17 minutes ago

    After a major earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday, Kathmandu's hospitals are overflowing with patients. CNN's Dr Sanjay Gupta reports how Nepal hospitals are ill equipped to deal with the tragedy. ...
  • Ground report: Relief and rescue operations in quake-hit Nepal 12 hours 29 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN ground reports from Nepal as it tries to pick up the pieces. Prabhakar Kumar & Karma Paljor bring us images of ruin and resilience. ...
  • 'She was my everything': Tragic end to Nepal earthquake rescue 12 hours 33 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: As he watched Nepalese police rescuers finally pull the lifeless body of his 14-year-old daughter from the rubble of their home, Dayaram Mohat collapsed on the floor in grief. "She was my everything, she didn't do anything wrong," sobbed Mohat after witnessing the end of an agonising rescue bid involving...
  • Devastating earthquake claims over 4,000 lives, leaves Nepal traumatised 12 hours 58 minutes ago

    Nepal on Saturday was struck by the worst earthquake in 80 years, leaving 4000 people dead in flattened houses and buildings including the iconic Dharhara tower and renowned Darbar Square in the heart of the capital. CNN-IBN brings you the complete story. ...
  • Facebook asks people to contribute for Nepal quake victims, says will match the donations 13 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook on Monday said it will match the donations made by people to International Medical Corps for victims of Nepal earthquake, up to $2 million. "Donate to International Medical Corps today and Facebook will match your donation. Facebook will match your donation up to $2 million...
  • Facebook to match donations made for Nepal earthquake victims 13 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook on Monday said it will match the donations made by people to International Medical Corps for victims of Nepal earthquake, up to USD 2 million. "Donate to International Medical Corps today and Facebook will match your donation. Facebook will match your donation up to USD...
  • Fresh tremor jolts West Bengal, death toll in India rises to 72 14 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A fresh tremor of magnitude 5.1 jolted parts of West Bengal on Monday evening triggering panic even as the death toll in India from Saturday's powerful earthquake in Nepal rose to 72. As India intensified relief and rescue operations in quake-hit Nepal and launched...
  • India to do everything possible to help Nepal: Rajnath Singh 14 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India will do everything possible to help Nepal, which was ravaged by a major earthquake on Saturday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. "Nepal is our neighbour and we also have cultural relations with it. We have been making all possible efforts from our side. "We had held a...
  • Nepal scrambles to organise earthquake relief, death toll rises to 4000 14 hours 25 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier, while thousands tired of waiting fled the capital Kathmandu for the surrounding plains. The death toll from Saturday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake climbed to 4000, and...
  • Spain seeks India's help in getting its nationals out of Nepal 14 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Spain on Monday sought India's help in evacuating its nationals from earthquake-hit Nepal when Spanish Foreign Minister called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which the visiting minister also offered his country's expertise in building highways and smart cities. Garcia-Margallo made the request for assistance to Modi who noted...
  • Journalists contribute in relief efforts in Nepal 15 hours 3 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor met some broadcast journalists who have set up a makeshift studio in Nepal. ...