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Last updated: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:38:03 AM

105-year-old rescued 8 days after Nepal quake
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) A 105-year-old man was among four people rescued alive on Sunday from under the rubble of buildings that collapsed on April 25 in the massive earthquake that rocked Nepal killing more than 7,000 people.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 6:28:03 PM

194 Chinese workers stranded at hydropower project in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Eight days after a massive earthquake jolted the Himalayan nation, at least 194 Chinese workers remained stranded at a hydropower project construction site in Nepal's Dolakha district on Sunday.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 6:14:03 PM

Pakistan sets up special fund for quake-hit Nepal
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has set up a special relief fund for the quake-hit people of Nepal, a top official said on Sunday.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 6:00:03 PM

Not many deaths but fear haunts Pokhara
Pokhara (Nepal), May 3 (IANS) It has been a week of agony and pain in Nepal.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 5:58:03 PM

10 members of wedding party killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) At least 10 wedding guests were killed and many others injured when high power electric wires fell on their van in Pakistan's Sindh province on Sunday morning.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 4:20:03 PM

Pacquiao's defeat disappoints millions of Filipinos
Manila, May 3 (IANS) Millions of Filipinos groaned in disappointment on Sunday as their national hero Manny Pacquiao lost to American rival Floyd Mayweather in the boxing megabout.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 4:18:03 PM

Stay on your own, Nepal to aid workers
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Aid workers pouring into Nepal to help with earthquake relief and rescue work should make their own arrangements for accommodation, food and transport, the government said on Sunday.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 4:06:04 PM

Nepal bans big aircraft from landing
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Nepal has imposed restrictions on heavy aircraft transporting humanitarian aid to Nepal to prevent further damage to the five-decade-old runway at the Tribhuvan International Airport here.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 3:50:03 PM

Pyres give Pashupati Nath Temple an eerie glow
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Dusk has begun to fall and Thakurnath Nepal, puffing on a beedi, sits opposite a funeral pyre. The pyre makes a crackling sound when he tries to stoke it with a thick wooden stick so that the body is burnt completely.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 2:30:03 PM

18 killed in Afghan bus accident
Kabul, May 3 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed after a passenger bus plunged into a ravine in Afghanistan's Badghis province on Sunday.

Sunday, May 03, 2015 2:06:13 PM

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