Key Facts About Nepal, Site of Magnitude-7.8 Quake
Key facts about Nepal, where an earthquake magnitude-7.8 hit Saturday:
479 Dead as 7.8 Quake Hits Nepal, Causing Big Damage
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 479 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. It was the worst temblor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.
INDIAS PRESIDENT HITS TIBET ATTACK; THE FIRST ELECTED GOVERNOR OF OKINAWA
NEW DELHI, India, Nov. 14-- Communist Chinas launching of military operations against Tibet when the way was still open for a peaceful settlement of the future status of the autonomous. Indian Pres Prasad says India-Nepal relations are unaffected by situation
Andhra Pradesh earthquake update: Aftershocks of Nepal Earthquake felt in.
A woman in coastal city of Visakhapatnam said she was busy in kitchen when utensils fell down from shelves. Realising that it is an earthquake, she ran out of house. (READ-Earthquake rocks North India, Nepal; 7.5 magnitude tremor rattles Kathmandu Valley).
Earthquake in China Highlights the Vulnerability of Schools in Many Countries
The loss of life in schools collapsed by the earthquake around China could have been reduced using known methods for designing or retrofitting structures in earthquake zones, experts said.
Nearly 450 killed after 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes.
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal and India, killing nearly 450 people. The most severe damage was seen in Nepals capital, Kathmandu, where buildings collapsed, reportedly causing numerous injuries.
Quake Destroys Nepal Village
An earthquake in Nepals Mahakal Province wiped out the village of Chainpur yesterday, killing an undetermined number of people, officials said today. In the neighboring Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, an official said 6 people were buried alive and 13 others seriously injured when houses collapsed in Pithoragarh district.
Earthquake in Nepal, northern India update: Mild tremors felt in Nagpur.
(Also read: Earthquake in Nepal and Northern India Live News Updates). In Mumbai, tremors measuring around 2.8 on the Richter scale were felt in Borivali and Dahisar suburbs and slightly higher intensity tremor in the posh Bandra, the queen of the.
Nepal struck by massive 7.9 earthquake, leaving hundreds.
A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing more than 150 people in Nepals capital city, authorities said. There have been at��.
Andhra Pradesh earthquake update: Aftershocks of Nepal.
At least four people were killed and several were injured when a huge earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation on Saturday. One person was killed when an old building collapsed in the premises of the��.
Earthquake in Nepal 2015: Second quake of 6.6 magnitude.
Nepal: Second quake of 6.6 magnitude hits near Lamjung in Nepal. A major earthquake hit the northeastern region on Saturday, an official said. Atleast one person was killed when an old building collapsed in the premises of��.
Earthquake rocks North India, Nepal; 7.5 magnitude tremor.
A major earthquake rattled various parts of North India with the epicentre in Nepal on Saturday afternoon. Places including Delhi, Jaipur, Ranchi, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal experienced the natural disaster. The earthquake was��.
Royal Bloodbath Suspect Is Nepals King, for Now
The bizarre massacre of most of Nepals royal family was followed on Saturday by the bizarre ascension to the throne of Crown Prince Dipendra, a love-struck young man who, by most accounts, murdered his parents and at least seven other relatives during the familys Friday night meal. Dipendras suitability to be sovereign is cast in doubt not only by the murderous acts attributed to him but also by the fact that he has fallen into a coma and is being kept breathing by life-support machines. He shot himself in the head, attempting suicide, soon after committing multiple homicide, authorities here say.. Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal ascends to throne of father he is thought to have killed, along with his mother and at least seven other relatives; his suitability to be sovereign is cast in doubt not only by murderous acts attributed to him but also by fact that he is on life-support machines after shooting himself in suicide attempt soon after committing multiple homicide; confusion, more than anything else, reigns in Nepal after bizarre events of past days; State Council, advisory body to monarchy, is expected to pass actual governing power to dead kings brother, Gyanendra, who was not in Katmandu during killings; photos; map (M)
Nepalese City Digs Out After Quake
LEAD: Shelters were being put up and battered buildings were being torn down today as residents, troops, the police and relief workers set about repairing this city, which was devastated by an earthquake on Sunday.
Live: Four reported dead in Bihar, Bengal after earthquakes in India, Nepal
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that state government is monitoring the situation closely and urged people to stay calm in the wake of the earthquake. We are monitoring the situation closely in Bengal specially in Darjeeling and Siliguri.
Nepal Earthquake: Scores Dead After 7.9-Magnitude Tremor
ISLAMABAD ��� The U.S. governments use of drone strikes came under mounting pressure on Friday, as Pakistan joined a chorus of criticism over the policy following the accidental killings of two al Qaeda hostages. The White House said it was conducting.
Nepal says at least 114 killed in powerful quake - Business.
Kathmandu (AFP) - At least 114 people are so far known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit large parts of Nepal on Saturday, the government said.
Nepals Home Ministry Says at Least 71 People Killed in the Earthquake
Nepals Home Ministry Says at Least 71 People Killed in the Earthquake. KATHMANDU, Nepal ��� Apr 25, 2015, 5:35 AM ET. Share. 0. Share on email. Associated Press. Nepals Home Ministry says at least 71 people killed in the earthquake. Share. 0 .
Nepal Earthquake in Maps, Tweets and Pictures
Mr. Dhakal said that the landmark nine-story Dharahara minaret in the center of Katmandu had collapsed as a result of the quake. Around 2.5 million people live in the city and the surrounding valley. Telephone service in Nepal was severely disrupted.
The Risks of Everest Are Deadlier for Some
Sherpas deserve better on the world’s highest peak.. Op-Ed article by professional climber and guide Freddie Wilkinson notes that victims of avalanche on Mount Everest were all Nepalese, and that it is professional climbing Sherpas who bear disproportionate amount of the risk of Himalayan climbing; contends that Sherpas are paid far too little for dangers they face; offers hope that tragedy spurs change to labor politics on Everest.
Mushrooms Fatal to 45 in Nepal
KATMANDU, Nepal, Aug. 9 (AP)-- Forty-five people died and 65 were seriously ill after eating poisonous wild mushrooms and berries in Nepal villages where drought and recent severe earthquake damage have caused food shortages, an official source said today. The Government reportedly has rushed medical teams to the villages in Surkhet district, 180 miles southwest of Katmandu.. 45 people die and 65 are seriously ill after eating poisonous wild mushrooms and berries in Nepal villages where drought and severe earthquake damage have caused food shortages (S)
dead after powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal
MORE than 100 people are believed to have been killed after a powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, according to reports.
Strong Earthquake Strikes Nepal Near Its Capital, Katmandu
NEW DELHI ��� An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.9 shook Nepal on Saturday near its capital, Katmandu. People in the capital described scenes of panic and collapsed buildings, and the United States Geological Survey predicted very severe .
Nepal Earthquake: Sports ministry deputes NYKS, NSS volunteers for relief
At least 155 people were killed and many were left bloodied when a massive earthquake shook Nepal and India on Friday, causing widespread devastation. Over 150 were killed in the devastation in the Himalayan country, according to Nepals ministry of .
Quake Jeopardizes Development Plans in Nepal
LEAD: The earthquake last week in eastern Nepal is likely to deal a serious setback to the countrys economic development, according to officials here.
NEPAL EARTHQUAKE: Indian Army, Air Force put on high alert
The Ministry of Defence on Saturday stated that the Army, Air Force and Border Roads Organisation (BRO) have been put on high-alert following the massive earthquake that shook Nepal and Northern India. The official spokesperson of MoD Sitanshu Kar .
Hundreds feared dead in Nepal earthquake
Hundreds of people are feared killed in Nepal after a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake ripped through large parts of the country, toppling office blocks and towers in the panic-stricken capital Kathmandu. Officials said that at least 114 people are.
Quake Destroys Nepal Village
KATMANDU, Nepal, July 30 (UPI)-- An earthquake in Nepals Mahakal Province wiped out the village of Chainpur yesterday, killing an undetermined number of people, officials said today. In the neighboring Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, an official said 6 people were buried alive and 13 others seriously injured when houses collapsed in Pithoragarh district.. Earthquake destroys Chainpur, village in Nepals Mahakal Province; undetermined number of people have been killed (S)
NEPAL EARTHQUAKE triggers avalanche in Mount Everest, 30 injured
Kathmandu: A senior mountaineering guide says an avalanche swept the face of Mt. Everest after the massive earthquake, while government officials say at least 30 people have been injured on the mountain. Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering .
NEPAL EARTHQUAKE triggers avalanche in Mount Everest
The powerful Nepal earthquake has triggered avalanches in the Mount Everest region, according to reports. Alex Gavan, who describes himself as a mountaineer, said a huge avalanche had hit from Pumori, a mountain lying close to Mount Everest on the .
Death toll from Nepal quake jumps to 618: Nepal Home.
NEPAL: The death toll from a 7.9 magnitude earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturay has left at least 449 people dead, sources confirmed. ���The number of dead so far is 449,��� police deputy inspector general Kamal Singh��.
Earthquake in Nepal and Northern India 2015: Photographs.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: News has come in about an Earthquake in Nepal. Several parts of India also experienced tremors.
Earthquake in Nepal and Northern India 2015: Kathmandu.
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.
Strong Earthquake Felt in Nepals Capital, Some Damage Reported
PHOTO: A collapsed building in Kathmandu after an earthquake strikes Nepal. alex.sukharev/Instagram. Magnitude-7.9 Quake Hits Nepal, Causing Big Damage, Injuries · PHOTO: Khloe Kardashian posted this photo to Instagram of herself and her sisters, Jan.
Earthquake in Nepal: Hundreds trapped as iconic Bhimsen.
Dharahara which is also called Bhimsen Tower was also devastated in the major earthquake in Nepal on Saturday. A strong earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale rocked Nepal at 11.41 a.m. India time. The tremors��.
In Katmandu, Mustaches For a Melancholy Queen
LEAD: Young boys dressed as shimmering cows led a celebration of thousands of Nepalese through the narrow streets of Katmandus old quarter today, a celebration to mark death in the family.
Mushrooms Fatal to 45 in Nepal
Forty-five people died and 65 were seriously ill after eating poisonous wild mushrooms and berries in Nepal villages where drought and recent severe earthquake damage have caused food shortages, an official source said today. The Government reportedly has rushed medical teams to the villages in Surkhet district, 180 miles southwest of Katmandu.
Nepal Feels Quake Tremors
M5.0 - 51km SSE of Jumla, Nepal - Earthquake Hazards.
Northward underthrusting of India beneath Eurasia generates numerous earthquakes and consequently makes this area one of the most seismically hazardous regions on Earth. The surface expression of the plate boundary��.
Death toll from Nepal quake jumps to 449 ��� police - Rappler
KATHMANDU, Nepal (3rd UPDATE) ��� The death toll from a massive earthquake which devastated large parts of Nepal on Saturday, April 25 has risen to 449, according to police. The death toll based on information received��.
Flooding in Nepal Quake Area
LEAD: Tons of food, clothing, blankets and other aid continued to flow into the region today despite heavy rains that slowed relief operations after a strong earthquake that struck last Sunday. Doctors from Britain, Japan and France joined the effort to treat the injured and prevent epidemics from breaking out as the rains flooded many neighborhoods in Biratnagar, Nepals second-largest city.
Nepal Earthquake: PM Modi speaks to Nepal President, assures help
Reaching out to Nepal which has been struck by a strong magnitude quake, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the countrys President Ram Baran Yadav. IN PICTURES : Two massive earthquakes strike Nepal, tremors felt in India. ���PM is trying to reach .
A King For the People; Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva
WASHINGTON, April 28 -- Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, a shy, slender little King in dark glasses, has caught Washingtons fancy.. biog
Indias Military Joint the Earthquake Rescue Effort
LEAD: A day after a major earthquake struck eastern India and Nepal, Indian Army engineers and Air Force helicopters joined rescue workers today in Bihar state, one of the worst-hit areas.
80 Believed Killed in Nepal
. western area; 80-100 feared dead, at least 5,000 homeless
Earthquake in Nepal 2015: Second quake of 6.6 magnitude hits near Lamjung
Nepal: Second quake of 6.6 magnitude hits near Lamjung in Nepal. A major earthquake hit the northeastern region on Saturday, an official said. Atleast one person was killed when an old building collapsed in the premises of the Indian consulate here.
DISASTER FORECAST STIRS FEAR IN NEPAL
. Pub stirred by astrologers forecasts of imminent natural disasters; Govt warns against hoarding
LIVE: Massive Earthquake in Nepal, Severe Tremors Felt Across North India
In this photo released by Chinas Xinhua News Agency, a collapsed building is seen in Nepals capital Kathmandu Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong earthquake shook Nepals capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, .
THE WORLD: Q & A Red Cross; Anatomy Of the Aid That Follows A Disaster
LEAD: GOVERNMENTS and relief agencies around the world offered help last week after an earthquake devastated parts of Nepal and northern India on Sunday. Among them was the American Red Cross. Jose A. Aponte, the director of international services, described the difficulties of disaster relief in an interview with Robert Pear, a reporter in the Washington bureau of The Times.
Magnitude 7.5 earthquake hits Nepal: USGS - Business.
New Delhi (AFP) - A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said, with strong tremors felt across the.
Massive Magnitude-7.9 Earthquake Hits Nepal; Widespread.
A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital, Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday. Witnesses said people were killed and injured, and historic buildings in��.
Earthquake in Nepal and Northern India Live News Updates.
A major earthquake rattled various parts of North India with the epicentre in Nepal on Saturday afternoon. Stay tuned for latest news on the earthquake in Nepal and Northern India.