Volunteers help remove debris of a building that collapsed at Durbar Square, after an earthquake in Kathmandu. (Photo: PTI)

Relief material is loaded into an Indian Air Force aircraft headed to Nepal (Photo: PTI)

A portion of a residential building (above) that came down in Siliguri. (Photo: PTI)

The collapsed stairs of a school after tremors in Motihari, Bihar, on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)

Sadhus stand on the debris of a temple that collapsed following tremors in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. (Photo: PTI)

People walk past collapsed buildings at Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on Saturday. (Photo: AFP)

An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake in Nepal smashed into a base camp between the Khumbu Icefall. (Photo: AP)

Mulayam Singh Yadav on the first day of the second part of Budget session at Parliament House in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)


Ancient tomb hunt takes mercurial twist

A Mexican archaeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a deep, dark tunnel beneath a towering pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may have brought him a step closer: liquid mercury.


India scales up rescue ops, 550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal

New Delhi: Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India stepped up its relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialis


Hospital to provide Rs 1 crore relief over negligence

An apex consumer commission has directed a leading city hospital and its gynaecologist to pay a compensation of Rs 1 crore to a couple whose baby suffered mental disability due to the “negligence” of


Hindujas lose top spot in UK rich list

NRI industrialists Hinduja brothers have been displaced as Britain’s wealthiest family on a rich list released here on Sunday which was topped by Ukrainian music baron Len Blavatnik.


Sanjay Bangar rues dropped catches, poor fielding

After a humiliating 97-run defeat at the hands of Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar criticised his team’s fielding and said the dropped catch of Brendon McCullum, when he was on


Bill to modernise, market, monetise land: R Balashankar

Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Dausa in Rajasthan, committed suicide during an AAP rally at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on April 22. (Photo: PTI)

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The Narendra Modi government has suspended the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, (FCRA) for 180 days, preventing it from receiving any foreign funds

The Hindu Council UK has prepared its own “manifesto”, a list of demands submitted to political parties ahead of next month’s elections in the United Kingdom.