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Last updated: Monday, April 27, 2015 8:22:04 AM

Hundreds cremated near Pashupatinath temple
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Grieving families on Sunday cremated hundreds of victims of Nepal's earthquake near the famed Pashupatinath temple here, confusion and overcrowding marking the final rites.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 7:42:20 PM

Frequently asked questions about earthquakes
In the wake of Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal that wreaked havoc in the Himalayan nation besides rocking neighbouring countries, people want to know more about the phenomenon which is a manifestation of the Earth's crust settling down. Here are some FAQs:

Sunday, April 26, 2015 7:42:18 PM

Sri Lankan rescue team leaves for Nepal
Colombo, April 26 (IANS) A Sri Lankan team left for Nepal from Colombo on Sunday to assist in rescue and relief operations, following the earthquake on Saturday that left over 2,000 people dead and 5,000 others injured.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 7:24:03 PM

51 killed in clashes in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 26 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 43 Taliban militants, have been killed in a battle between security forces and the militants in Afghanistan's Kunduz province since Saturday, Abdul Wasi Basil, spokesman for provincial government, said on Sunday.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 6:42:15 PM

Almost 40 aftershocks hit Nepal over two days
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Almost 40 aftershocks have rocked Nepal since the main earthquake with 7.9 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Lamjung district, 75 km northwest of the capital, on Saturday at 6.11 GMT (11.56 Nepal time)

Sunday, April 26, 2015 6:12:14 PM

Climbers tweet updates as avalanches continue on Everest slopes
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Even as a Nepal tourism ministry official on Sunday declared a toll of 18 climbers on Mount Everest after Saturday's 7.9-magnitude earthquake, climbers in the area tweeted updates about the prevailing conditions around their respective base camps.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 5:26:11 PM

Nepal quake toll rises to over 2,300
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) The toll in the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal rose to over 2,300 on Sunday, the government said.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 5:24:03 PM

Bangladesh jolted twice after fresh tremor in Nepal
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) Two mild tremors shook Bangladesh on Sunday following a fresh tremor in Nepal, a day after a deadly earthquake devastated the Himalayan country leaving over 2,000 people dead.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 5:02:11 PM

World rushes aid to Nepal amid 2,300 deaths, new tremors (Roundup)
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Another tremblor measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on Sunday causing fresh panic as rescuers pulled out bodies from debris, a day after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake left over 2,300 dead and forced tens of thousands to spend the night on the streets.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 5:00:03 PM

Flights take off as Kathmandu airport opens
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Hours after a fresh earthquake struck on Sunday, flights have stated taking off from the Tribhuvan International Airport here.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 4:08:03 PM

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