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Nepal quake: Virtual media drives 'real' rescue operations
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Considering the popularity and reach of social networking sites in the modern world, the Indian government is pro-actively using Twitter and Facebook to reach out to those affected in quake-ravaged Nepal.

Monday, April 27, 2015 4:00:03 PM

I went to Nepal for peace but faced nature's fury: Survivor
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) "I went there for peace, but ended up facing nature's fury," a Delhi-based audio-engineer and disc jockey said upon his return to India from earthquake-hit Nepal.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:54:03 PM

No intent to tax retrospectively, says Jaitley
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Clarifying that the central government does not intend to tax retrospectively, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday reiterated that the taxation policy has to be "non-adversarial" so as to encourage foreign investments.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:50:03 PM

India is with Nepal in hour of crisis: Rajnath
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Condoling the loss of lives in the devastating Nepal earthquake that has also affected parts of India, the central government on Monday said it is standing by its own people as well as the neighbouring Nepal in their hour of crisis.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:46:18 PM

SC ruling in Jayalalithaa case a big victory: Karunanidhi
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Monday termed the Supreme Court ruling in corruption case against AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa as a very big victory and justice in full.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:42:18 PM

Thirty-eight Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones (Special to IANS)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) At least 38 Indian cities lie in high-risk seismic zones and nearly 60 percent of the subcontinental landmass is vulnerable to earthquakes. Barring rare exceptions, such as the Delhi Metro, India's hastily-built cities are open to great damage from earthquakes.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:42:17 PM

1991 was 'defining moment' for Indian economy: Jaitley
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Terming the year 1991 in the Indian economy as a "defining moment", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the country's economy should have been opened up much earlier to have good results.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:36:18 PM

Words to action: Haryana minister does it with aplomb
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) Be it internet space through Twitter or on the ground, a senior minister in Haryana is making all the loud noises and making sure that he is heard.

Monday, April 27, 2015 2:56:17 PM

Bangladesh border guards to tighten vigil along frontier
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) The Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) would further tighten vigil along the India-Bangladesh border to check activities of the Indian militants, a Border Security Force (BSF) official said here Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 2:42:15 PM

1,935 Indians evacuated from Nepal
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A total of 1,935 Indians have been brought back from earthquake-battered Nepal since Saturday, and more are expected to land on Monday evening, the defence ministry said.

Monday, April 27, 2015 2:38:03 PM

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