The Home Ministry said in a statement that 108 people were killed in Nepal.

Vibrations were also felt in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Bengal. (Photo: Twitter)

Rajnath Singh with Nitish Kumar on an aerial survey in Patna, Bihar on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a conference on National Panchayati Raj Day 2015 in New Delhi on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

This screen grab taken from a video released on Friday by the Italian police shows. (Photo: AFP)

Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Separatist Leader Masarat Alam. (Photo: PTI/File)

Combo- Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia looking at a farmer who attempted suicide. (Photo: PTI)

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Live: Massive earthquake batters Nepal, at least 108 feared dead, several trapped under debris

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 108 people, as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas.

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AAP in damage control mode: Tears, aid flow

Doing damage control, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) representatives, including senior leader Sanjay Singh, visited the family of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide at the party’s rally on Wednes

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Grey’s Anatomy kills off Derek Shepherd

In a shocking twist in medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, the beloved original character Dr Derek Shepherd, aka McDreamy, was killed off in a car accident.

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Muzzling dissent

The Centre’s move to place the Ford Foundation, the well-known US funding agency which provides financial assistance to NGOs and other bodies worldwide, on the Union home ministry’s watch list is regr

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