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)


Devastating earthquake kills 1,500 in Nepal as it braces for darkest night in 80 years

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing over 1,500 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered ava


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


Farmer scheme to be named after Gajendra Singh

Under fire over the suicide of a Rajasthan farmer at an AAP rally, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has decided to name a scheme for providing compensation to farmers after the deceased farmer


IPL 2015: Upbeat sides brace for high-voltage tie

Delhi Daredevils will be keen to carry on with their recently-rediscovered appetite for victory when they take on Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Kotla here on Sunday.


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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