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  • NDRF work accomplished in Nepal: Kiren Rijiju 21 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India on Monday said that the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was deployed in Nepal immediately after the April 25 earthquake for rescue operations and their work has been accomplished. "NDRF was deployed in Nepal for rescue operations and their rescue work has been accomplished," Minister of State for...
  • Nepal earthquake: Largest ever disaster relief operation by India 23 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Over 2,600 earthquake victims in Nepal have been treated so far by Indian medical teams, the Indian envoy said in Kathmandu on Monday while providing details of the largest ever relief operation mounted by India in response to a natural disaster abroad. 1,170 of the victims have been treated at...
  • Nepal asks foreign rescue teams to leave; earthquake toll climbs to 7,365 23 hours 35 minutes ago

    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...
  • Nepal asks foreign rescue workers to return home Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Nepal government on Monday asked hundreds of foreign rescue workers to leave the quake-hit country as immediate relief has already been provided and the remaining tasks will be carried out by its army and police. The major rescue work in Kathmandu and surrounding areas is over and the remaining operations...
  • Nepal Earthquake: Indian trekker rescued from Mt Makalu 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Twelve stranded trekkers, including an Indian national, were rescued on Sunday from Makalu Base Camp in eastern Nepal, eight days after a killer quake struck the Himalayan nation. Those rescued from the mountain area in the Sankhuwasabha district include three Spanish, three Nepalese, two Belgian two Austrian and one each...
  • Miraculous stories of survival a week after the Nepal earthquake 2 days ago

    A week since the earthquake in Nepal, the death toll stands at 7000 and nearly 14000 are injured. Though the Nepal government has said that there is very little scope of saving more lives, CNN's Sumnima Udas looks at some of the rare moments of resilience on the part of...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll stands at 7000 after a week 2 days ago

    A week after an earthquake hit Nepal, the death toll now stands at 7000. However, aftershocks continue leading to landslides cutting off many remote areas that are yet to get any aid. ...
  • Nepal eathquake: Death toll crosses 7,000-mark; 19 Indians among the dead 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Fresh tremors rocked parts of Nepal ON Saturday, triggering landslides as the death toll in last Saturday's devastating earthquake crossed 7,000, including 19 Indians, and protests mounted over relief not reaching several affected areas. A 5.1-magnitude aftershock shook Barpak village in Gorkha district near the epicentre of the powerful 7.9-magnitude...
  • Aid still scarce in Nepal's remote villages as anger grows 3 days ago

    Majuwa,Nepal: With help still not reaching some isolated villages a week after Nepal's devastating earthquake, a top international aid official said Saturday that more helicopters were needed to get assistance to the farthest reaches of this Himalayan nation. Many mountain roads, often treacherous at the best of times, remain blocked by...
  • Indian Air Force evacuates 3,358 from Nepal, relief operation 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The number of people evacuated from Nepal by the Indian Air Force (IAF) reached 3,358 as another flight carrying the evacuees landed in India on Friday, the defence ministry said. "One of the last sorties of C-17 from KTM (Kathmandu) to Palam. Total pax brought back by IAF fixed...
  • A week after earthquake, Nepal still needs tents and food 3 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 3 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 3 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...
  • Indian armed forces praised for their efforts in Yemen evacuation 3 days ago

    Just a few weeks ago, India's success in evacuating its citizens from Yemen didn't go unnoticed. A total of 23 countries requested India for help as the Navy deployed a range of military and civil assets. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi visits Nepal Embassy, pays tribute to quake victims 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited the Nepal Embassy in New Delhi on Friday to condole the death of thousands who lost their lives to a strong earthquake that devastated the neighbouring country. Rahul condoled the earthquake victims and also wrote a message in the visitors' diary at the...
  • 18-year-old pulled out alive from rubble five days after earthquake hit Nepal 4 days ago

    Even as rescuers race against time to find any survivors, an 18-year-old was pulled out alive from the rubble five days after earthquake stuck Nepal. Laxman Basant was buried under slab for five days. ...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll climbs to 6,204 4 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...
  • India rushes over 8 thousand tents to quake-hit Nepal 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With incessant rains and the hot sun adding to the miseries of quake victims in Nepal, India on Thursday rushed 8,450 tents to its disaster-struck eastern neighbour. According to a statement issued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the tents have been obtained from various paramilitary forces and out...
  • 15-year-old boy pulled out alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake 5 days ago

    Kathmandu: Rescuers pulled a 15-year-old boy alive from the rubble of Nepal's massive earthquake on Thursday, five days after the disaster which is now known to have killed more than 5,500 people. The teenager's rescue from the ruins of a collapsed building in Kathmandu provided a rare moment of joy as...
  • Nepal earthquake death toll rises to 5,489: official 5 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...
  • Rescuers in Nepal find total destruction in remote villages 5 days ago

    Rescue workers from all parts of the world have come to Nepal to help the devastated country. Most of the rescue work is being wrapped up and international rescue teams are meeting people at the relief camps and giving them medical aid. This is the second phase of the operations...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Mobile operators should periodically alert users about data usage: TRAI 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI proposed that service providers should take explicit consent of consumers through toll free short code 1925 for activating data services, a move aimed at addressing users complaints regarding data usage. "It is proposed that data services should be activated or deactivated only with the explicit consent...
  • NGOs, organisations collect relief materials for Nepal earthquake survivors 6 days ago

    While Nepal is still reeling over the mass-destruction caused by the massive earthquake, many organisations, NGOs have come together to organise relief and rescue for the people. NGO Goonj is collecting relief material for those affected in Kathmandu. ...
  • TRAI to announce new measures to check call drop menace 6 days ago

    New Delhi: To check the call drop menace, telecom regulator TRAI will soon put in place a new set of 'service quality benchmarks', non-adherence to which may lead to stricter penal action against the mobile operators. The new parameters should be announced within a month, TRAI Chairman Rahul Khullar said today. "It...
  • Nepal earthquake: Cyclists rescue woman, her son from under rubble 6 days ago

    Amidst the death, destruction in Nepal, a mother and her young son trapped in debris were pulled out alive by a team of cyclists. ...
  • Nepal earthquake: Woman pulled out alive 50 hours after being stuck in debris 6 days ago

    Kathmandu: A Nepalese woman was miraculously rescued alive by Indian rescuers 50 hours after being buried under the rubble following the devastating earthquake that jolted the country, killing over 5,000 people. Sunita Sitoula, who was trapped under the rubble after the powerful temblor brought down a five-storey building in Basundhara of...
  • Experts share their opinion about how to help quake-hit people 6 days ago

    The death toll in Nepal has risen rises to 5,057 and may touch 10 thousand, says Nepal PM. UN says 8 million people have been affected that is more than a quarter of the country's population. ...
  • Relief operations in full swing as Nepal struggles to rise from rubble 6 days ago

    As the body count from the 7.9 magnitude quake in Nepal rose to more than 5,000 on Tuesday, aid had begun to arrive in the country, but disbursement in many areas was slow. The country's mountainous terrain, poor infrastructure and lack of equipment has complicated the task of assessing the...
  • Barpak village in Nepal has been reduced to ruins 6 days ago

    The village of Barpak which lies at the epicentre of the earthquake in Nepal has been destroyed with survivors waiting for relief help. After being virtually cut off from the entire world, the bad roads make it impossible for helpers to reach them. ...