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Last updated: Monday, April 27, 2015 9:00:03 PM

Nazarbayev retains Kazakh presidency
Astana, April 27 (IANS) Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Monday won a fifth term in office garnering a landslide 97.7 percent of votes in Sunday's presidential poll, the country's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) announced as per preliminary results.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:28:03 PM

Snow hinders relief work in quake-affected Tibet
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Snowy weather and landslides have hindered rescue and relief efforts in quake-affected areas in the Tibet region.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:14:03 PM

ADB fast-tracks over $200-mn emergency aid for Nepal
Manila, April 27 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Monday more than $200 million in aid for Nepal in response to a 7.9-magnitude earthquake that has caused more than 3,300 deaths and widespread destruction, Efe news agency reported.

Monday, April 27, 2015 2:18:04 PM

Nepal quake toll climbs to 3,351
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) The toll after Saturday's devastating quake in Nepal has climbed to 3,351 and 6,833 people have been injured, the country's home ministry said on Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 2:06:16 PM

Nepal toll crosses 3,200; thousands sleep in the open
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people spent a second night out in the open here and elsewhere in Nepal as the death toll in the devastating earthquake crossed 3,200 on Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 1:48:03 PM

Distressed Nepalese paddlers lose at Worlds
Suzhou (China), April 27 (IANS) Nepalese athletes, who are currently competing at the World Table Tennis Championships, awoke to the worst possible news as information filtered out of their homeland about a 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck near Kathmandu.

Monday, April 27, 2015 1:16:10 PM

400 Indian medical students sent home from Kathmandu
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) About 400 Indian students enrolled with the College of Medical Sciences at Bharatpur in Nepal's Chitwan district were put on buses to be sent home to Gorakhpur in India following Saturday's devastating quake and continuing atershocks, a top official of the college said.

Monday, April 27, 2015 12:54:03 PM

Taiwan nuclear power reactor shut down after fire
Taipei, April 27 (IANS) One of the two reactors of a nuclear power station in Taiwan was shut down after a fire broke out on Sunday night, the company said on Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 12:44:04 PM

44 killed as rain and storm lashes Pakistan
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed and over 200 injured following heavy rain and windstorm in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, media reported on Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 12:04:03 PM

Nepal quake toll crosses 3,200
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) A devastating earthquake that rattled Nepal two days ago has left at least 3,218 people dead and around 6,500 injured, authorities said on Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 11:50:05 AM

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