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Death toll in Nepal quake passes 3,700

Apr 27, 2015
Thousands of Nepalis began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks and looming shortages of food and water after an earthquake that killed more...   | Read..

Chief Justice refuses to be part of panel to select 2 NJAC members

Apr 27, 2015
The Chief Justice of India, H.L. Dattu, has refused to be part of a panel that is to choose two eminent persons for the National Judicial Appointments Commission, on whose...   | Read..

SC nixes appointment of Bhawani Singh in Jaya corruption case

Apr 27, 2015
The Tamil Nadu government has no right to appoint advocate Bhawani Singh as special public prosecutor to appear in the Karnataka High Court for former chief minister J....   | Read..


Apr 27, 2015
Photographs capturing the aftermath of the Nepal quake in the Everest base camp have emerged. The picture above, which news agency AFP said was taken by its South Asia...   | Read..

Not an aftershock but a quake: Professor

Apr 27, 2015
The earthquake that convulsed Nepal yesterday triggered dozens of aftershocks and a fresh quake today, implying what some scientists said is an eastward-moving subterranean...   | Read..

9 hours to Nepal, after leaving on a jet plane

Apr 27, 2015
How a tremor in the earth's belly can slow down the skies.   | Read..

Young cricketer beaten up, finger at Trinamul

Apr 27, 2015
A cricketer who plays for Bengal's under-19 team was hit repeatedly with stones and bricks today by suspected Trinamul workers, apparently furious that the opener's father...   | Read..

Tremor toll nears 50, schools to remain closed for two days

Apr 27, 2015
People continued to reel from earthquake fear for the second consecutive day with aftershocks shaking the state at least nine times today and the death toll nearing 50.   | Read..

Back home and anxious wait

Apr 27, 2015
Om Acharya's pleasure trip to Nepal turned into one of the most horrific nightmares of his life. The 31-year-old Odia tattoo artist was in Kathmandu to attend the 5th...   | Read..
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Out of jaws of snow monster
The first rescue plane carrying people injured in Saturday's earthquake-triggered avalanche that swe...   | Read.. 
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Fresh jolt gives the jitters
Calcutta was left shaken by a second earthquake in as many days on Sunday afternoon, the 10-second t...   | Read.. 
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Arabul arrested on extortion charge
Arabul Islam, the expelled Trinamul strongman and former Bhangar MLA, was arrested this afternoon fo...   | Read.. 
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After(noon) shocks 
Panic continued on the second consecutive day as another tremor on Sunday afternoon brought the resi...   | Read.. 
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CM fresh look at disaster risk
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is set to draw up a fresh risk assessment and relief strategy plan fo...   | Read.. 
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Hoping against hope
As the days and weeks pass, it becomes no easier to call the result of our tangled election campaign...   | Read.. 
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IPL COO's presence in WC meeting raises eyebrows
Sharad Pawar was a notable absentee at Sunday's working committee meeting of the Board of Control fo...   | Read.. 
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Streets are safer than hospitals in Nepal
Streets in parts of Kathmandu were impassable today not so much from quake damage but because tens o...   | Read.. 
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First step in PSU bank merger drill
The finance ministry is looking at the possibility of merging at least five state-run banks - from A...   | Read.. 
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Lines of twin shivers scar cityscape
Back-to-back shivers spiralling from Nepal's twin 7.9 and 6.9 Richter nightmares on Saturday and Sun...   | Read.. 
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NE fails to learn quake lessons
Vulnerability warnings seem to have not woken up authorities to the threat of earthquakes, though tw...   | Read.. 
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Shaken but not yet stirred
A day after a devastating earthquake struck Nepal and India claiming over 2,300 lives, experts calle...   | Read..