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CA members to donate one month salary worth to Rs. 25 million ...

Kathmandu : A meeting of parties, representing the Constituent Assembly, today decided to provide salary of one month of CA Office Bearers and all CA members to Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund keeping in view the Saturday’s earthquake. The ... Himalayan times, 2 hours ago

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Death toll in Nepal hits 4,000 amid hunt for survivors

Crisis loomed over quake-hit Nepal on Monday following shortage of food, water, electricity and medicines as fear drove tens of thousands of people out into the open and the death toll soared to 4,000 amidst fears that it could touch 5,000. Emergency rescue workers carry a victim on a stretcher after Dharara tower collapsed in Kathmandu. Photograph: Omar Havana/Getty Images Scrambling to put together massive rescue and relief efforts, the country hit by the worst quake in 80 years on Monday ...
 Rediff.com4 hours ago

Fresh tremor jolts Bengal, death toll in India rises to 72

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. Family members mourn after losing their loved one in the quake in West Bengal. Photograph: PTI As India intensified relief and rescue operations in quake-hit Nepal and launched a national disaster helpline 1078, over 5,400 people were brought back from the Himalayan nation with more aircraft and ...
 Rediff.com4 hours ago

Indian Army brings glimmer of hope to quake survivors

Widening ‘Operation Maitri’, the Indian Army on Monday moved its rescue mission outside Nepal’s capital into the epicentre of the devastating earthquake at Barpak village in Gorkha district, while its engineers opened up the road to Kathmandu from India. The opening up of the road from India to Kathmandu means that relief materials and equipment can now be moved by road instead of just the air in the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal. As per priorities expressed by ...
 Rediff.com5 hours ago

This quake is worse than Latur, says Nepal survivor

For a 43-year-old doctor from Maharashtra, the sight of a shaking hotel in Kathmandu where he stayed when the killer quake stuck Nepal, brought back memories of the massive quake in his native place in 1993, which had claimed around 8,000 lives. “The luxury hotel building where we were staying began to shake. When we ran outside, we saw the entire building swaying, like a leaf in the blowing wind,” Datta Gojamgunde, a leading paediatrician from Latur in the Marathwada region said.
 Rediff.com5 hours ago

How Facebook, Google tools are helping ease Nepal jitters

With many searching their loved ones after the Nepal earthquake, Google has launched its ‘person finder’ tool and Facebook has activated its ‘safety check’ feature to help locate and report missing persons. Google Person Finder is an application that helps people reconnect with friends and loved ones in the aftermath of natural and humanitarian disasters. In response to Saturday’s 7.9-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, Google has created a dedicated handle in its ...
 Rediff.com9 hours ago
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Heavy rains likely in quake-hit Nepal, warns IMD

New Delhi: Nepal, which is reeling under Saturday’s earthquake, is likely to experience widespread rains and thundershowers which may trigger landslides, according to the weather department which has asked people to remain alert.“Weather ...
 IndiaTV News15 hours ago

Fresh tremors felt across India, toll climbs to 62

Image: A relative sits next to an injured victim of an earthquake at a trauma center in Kathmandu. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Fresh tremors were on Sunday felt in various parts of India, including the national capital Delhi, even as the death toll in Saturday’s earthquake climbed to 62. The fresh tremors, which had a magnitude of 6.9 on the Richter Scale and epicentred in Nepal, were experienced in West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, UP and ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

What caused the quake

Saturday’s earthquake occurred as a result of thrust faulting on or near the main frontal thrust between the subducting India plate and the overriding Eurasia plate to the north. At the location of this earthquake, approximately 80 km to the northwest ...
 Himalayan times2 days ago

Nepal earthquake is an eerie reminder of 1934 tragedy

The 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal and neighbouring Indian states on Saturday, leaving a massive trail of death and devastation, jolted memories of the atastrophic 1934 tragedy, which had claimed several thousands of human lives on both sides of the Himalayas. The devastating quake of 8.3-magnitude on Richter scale that fateful day of January 15 had its epicentre at some 10 kms south of Mt Everest and the shock wave flattened countless houses and destroyed priceless architectural ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
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