People gather on an open space for security reasons at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu. (Photo: AP)

Indians evacuated from earthquake-hit Nepal disembark from a C-17 Globemaster-III at Air Force Station Palam. (Photo: PTI)

Exile Tibetans hold photographs showing devastation in Nepal during a candlelit vigil in solidarity. (Photo: AP)

A view of collapsed houses due to earthquake in Madhubani, Bihar on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

Tourists wait outside Tribhuvan International Airport waiting for their flights out of Nepal on Sunday. (Photo: AP,AFP)

In this photo provided by Azim Afif, people are examined for injuries and prepared for helicopter evacuation. (Photo: AP)

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

International

Nepal earthquake: Over 3,200 killed, desperate people sleep in open as aftershocks spread fear

Thousands of desperate Nepalese spent another night in the open in the early hours of Monday, terrorised by strong aftershocks that continued to shake the country two days after a massive quake struck

Business

PM Modi urged to allow BN Bt cotton

In the backdrop of nationwide farmer distress, particularly among cotton farmers, the government has been urged to allow farmers to use the reusable straight line BN Bt cotton seed and other similar v

India

West Bengal quake: 4 dead, fresh tremors trigger panic

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday visited the people in North Bengal who were affected by Saturday’s massive earthquake even as fresh tremors rocked the state yet again.

Metros

Court orders Police Commissioner to take action against erring cops

The Delhi police commissioner has been directed by a court here to initiate an inquiry and take action against erring policemen for serious discrepancies and lapses in the probe of a case related to i

Newsmakers

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.

Sports

Big Three to hunt for coach

Rahul Dravid (left), Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar will be part of a committee to decide on the new coach and support staff. (Photo: Asian Age)

Editorial

Xiaomi’s Tata coup

Industrialist Ratan Tata has created quite a flutter by becoming the first Indian to invest in the cash-rich, fifth-largest smartphone vendor in India, the Chinese $45-billion Xiaomi Corp.

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