EARTHQUAKE

  • Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 4 lakh compensation for families of deceased in quake-hit West Bengal 8 hours 20 minutes ago

    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 8 hours 54 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • Nepal disaster: Families appeal to the Indian and Nepali government for help 15 hours 48 minutes ago

    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 16 hours 1 minutes ago

    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 16 hours 20 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • Nepal earthquake: We are still getting the aftershocks, says Kanak Mani Dikshit 21 hours 39 minutes ago

    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 23 hours 27 minutes ago

    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 23 hours 36 minutes ago

    NDRF Director General (DG) OP Singh said that three teams have been sent to Kathmandu for the relief work. ...
  • Two Indians dead in Kathmandu: MEA Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • BSNL to cut rates for calls to Nepal Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Avalanches reported on Mount Everest, mountaineers run for cover Yesterday

    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." ...
  • Delhi Metro halted due to earthquake, passengers say safety more important Yesterday

    A strong earthquake has been felt in several areas of North and North east India. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.9. Tremors were felt in various parts of India, including NCR, MP, Odisha, Assam, West Bengal, Jaipur, Ranchi, UP. Metro services were also halted in Delhi due to the...
  • 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Kathmandu, historic Dharahara tower collapses Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Watch: Computers, buildings shake as strong tremors felt in Delhi, NCR Yesterday

    The epicentre of the earthquake was East of Pokhra in Nepal. Tremors were felt in various parts of India, including Delhi NCR, MP, Odisha, Assam, West Bengal, Jaipur, Ranchi and UP. ...
  • Pakistan hit by 7.7 magnitude earthquake September 25, 2013

    Pakistan was hit by the earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale. The massive quake was also felt in the adjoining province of Sindh and as far as Karachi. North India too felt the tremors in the aftermath of the quake. ...
  • 6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea April 17, 2013

    A strong earthquake of 6.8 magnitude was recorded off the remote northern coast of Papua New Guinea at a depth of about 8 km (5 miles) on Wednesday. ...
  • Magnitude 6.3 aftershock felt after IranPak border quake: IMD April 16, 2013

    At least 40 people were killed in Iran after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter Scale hit the IranPakistan border. The tremors were also felt in India, Pakistan and the Gulf. ...
  • Watch: Earthquake jolts CNNIBN office in Noida, UP April 16, 2013

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the IranPakistan border on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as North India and West Asia. ...
  • Watch: TV anchor stays calm during earthquake April 18, 2012

    This CNN anchor was on live television when a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit Chile on Tuesday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 11, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • News 360: Khaleel Chishty released from jail April 11, 2012

    The Naxal leader has said he will free Italian hostage Paolo Bosusco if the government sticks to the agreement with negotiators. ...
  • Indonesia quake: Kolkata metro services disrupted April 11, 2012

    After the 8.6magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia, Kolkata metro services were disrupted and later resumed after a 45minute break. ...
  • Potential danger of tsunami is lower: Expert April 11, 2012

    National Institute of Oceanography Director Dr SR Shetye said that in current conditions, the potential danger of tsunami is much lower. ...
  • All mechanisms in place to tackle tsunami: IMD April 11, 2012

    RS Dattatreya, Director Seismology, Indian Meteorological Department, said that the Home Ministry has been asked to take necessary precautions. ...
  • Japan tsunami anniversary: The boomtown of Sendai March 11, 2012

    A year later since the disastrous earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, much work needs to be done to rebuild communities by the twin disasters. ...