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Tibetan PM saddened over Nepal quake
Dharamsala, April 25 : Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Saturday expressed grief over the deaths in Nepal and Indian states after a massive earthquake hit the Himalayan country.
When the earth shook in Nepal (First Person)
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, April 25 : It was a morning like no other. Life in Kathmandu was proceeding slowly with people enjoying the weekend when it happened. The earth shook!
How climbers felt as quake hit Mount Everest
New Delhi, April 25 : As an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit Nepal at 11.41 a.m. on Saturday, the climbers on Mount Everest kept tweeting to apprise well-wishers about their situation.
Old towns in Kathmandu Valley devastated: Indian envoy
Kathmandu, April 25 : Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae on Saturday said that they are trying to find out exact number of casualties following a massive earthquake that struck Nepal this morning.
SpiceJet says full refund, re-scheduling for Kathmandu flights
New Delhi, April 25 : Budget carrier Spice Jet on Saturday said it will not only offer full refund to passengers booked on their flights to Kathmandu, but also allow them an option for re-scheduling as and when operations resume to the Nepalese capital.
500 dead in quake: Nepal official
New Delhi, April 25 : As many as 500 people were killed in a major earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday, a Nepalese official said here.
PM appoints Rudy to assess situation, calls meet on quake
New Delhi, April 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appointed union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy to assess the situation in the states bordering Nepal after a massive earthquake hit the Himalayan country.
Quake kills two, injures 20 in Bengal
Siliguri, April 25 : Two people, including a woman, were killed and at least 20 injured across north Bengal on Saturday following a 7.9 magnitude earthquake with its epicenter in Nepal, rocked many parts of north and east India.
155 killed as major quake rocks Nepal, shakes India
Kathmandu/New Delhi, April 25 : At least 155 people were killed and many were left bloodied when a massive earthquake shook Nepal and India, causing widespread devastation. Buildings collapsed, roads cracked and phone lines snapped as the earth trembled.
Aftershocks jolt Nepal after massive earthquake
Kathmandu, April 25 : Nepal was jolted by six aftershocks of varied magnitude following a powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 in Richter Scale, which rattled the Himalayan nation on Saturday.
Mild tremors felt in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 25 : Mild tremors were felt in some parts of Odisha as a massive earthquake hit large parts of India and Nepal on Saturday.
Kejriwal appeals for calm after earthquake
New Delhi, April 25 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday appealed for maintaining calm following an earthquake that was felt across India and Nepal, adding that the situation was being assessed.
Kathmandu airport shut, flights from India cancelled
New Delhi, April 25 : The Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu was shut on Saturday after a massive earthquake rocked Nepal just before noon, resulting in the cancellation of all the eight subsequent return flights from India bound for the capital city.
19th-century Kathmandu tower collapses
Kathmandu, April 25 : The Dharahara, a nine-storeyed 19th-century tower, collapsed here after a huge earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation on Saturday, a media report said.
NDRF on alert over quake: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, April 25 : The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been put on alert following the massive earthquake in Nepal which was felt in most parts of India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.
Nepal quake: 10 killed in Pokhara area
Kathmandu, April 25 : As many as 10 people were killed on Saturday in Nepal's picturesque Pokhara area following a huge earthquake.
Modi to meet ministers to assess situation after quake
New Delhi, April 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called a high-level meeting with ministers and top government officials at 3.00 p.m. to discuss the situation after a massive earthquake hit Nepal.
Houses collapse in Tibet quake
Lhasa, April 25 : Houses collapsed in parts of Tibet, when an 8.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal earlier on Saturday, also hit the region.
Tremors felt in Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh, April 25 : Tremors were felt in Punjab, Haryana and in the capital city of Chandigarh following the 7.9 Richter Scale earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday.
USGS upgrades quake intensity to 7.9
Kathmandu/New Delhi, April 25 : The USGS on Saturday upgraded the intensity of an earthquake that shook Nepal to 7.9 on the Richter scale from an earlier estimate of 7.5. China Earthquake Networks Center, however, put the intensity at a staggering 8.1.
Four killed as quake shakes Nepal
Kathmandu, April 25 : At least four people were killed and several were injured when a huge earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation on Saturday.
7.5-magnitude quake hits Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 25 : An earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hit Bangladesh on Saturday, along with Nepal and several Indian states, bdnews24 reported.
Mild tremors felt in Nagpur, Mumbai
Nagpur (Maharashtra), April 25 : Mild tremors were felt in some parts of Mumbai and the central Indian city of Nagpur in Maharashtra as an offshoot of the massive 7.5 Richter Scale earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, officials said.
Second quake strikes Nepal: CENC
Kathmandu, April 25 : Another 7.0-magnitude quake hit Nepal pn Saturday following a massive 8.1-magnitude quake, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said.
Monitoring situation after earthquake: Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, April 25 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she was monitoring the situation after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake was felt across India and Nepal.
8.1-magnitude quake hits Nepal: CENC
Beijing, April 25 : An 8.1-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, the China Earthquake Networks Center said.
Devastation in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, April 25 : A massive earthquake that rocked Nepal caused major devastation in the old area of the national capital.
Reaching out to those affected in earthquake: Modi
New Delhi, April 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he was working to reach out to those affected in the earthquake that was felt across India and Nepal.
Huge quake rocks Nepal, tremors shake north India
Kathmandu/New Delhi, April 25 : A strong earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale rocked Nepal at 11.41 a.m. India time, with tremors felt from Delhi to Guwahati and Srinagar to Jaipur. Even half an hour later, the aftershocks continued.
April 25 earthquake: Impact felt in Bihar, says Rudy
New Delhi, Apr. 25 : Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy, who has been placed in charge of earthquake assessment, on Saturday said that the earthquake that swept Nepal and Northern India has had its impact felt in Bihar.