- Apr 27, 2015 10:41 IST
India has ramped up its relief operations in quake-ravaged Nepal, with the focus on deploying medical and engineering teams and opening up road links to speed up the evacuation of hundreds of stranded Indian nationals.
- Apr 27, 2015 08:09 IST
Thousands of desperate Nepalese took shelter under tents and sought help on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,600 people, as overwhelmed authorities struggled to provide for the wounded and homeless.
- Apr 27, 2015 14:32 IST
After the 7.9-magnitude earthquake ravaged Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley, many in India who were jolted by the tremors wondered what would have happened if the epicentre had been closer to home. Experts have already said that if the epicentre of Saturday's temblor had been in or near Delhi, about half of the metropolis of nearly 17 million people would have been wiped out.
- Apr 27, 2015 11:35 IST
Dear TRAI: we love how transparent you're being in this whole net neutrality debate, but seriously -- what are you thinking?
- Apr 27, 2015 10:50 IST
The Centre’s hopes to pass the contentious land bill dashed further as Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janta Dal, a party that had earlier supported many government legislation, unequivocally announced on Saturday that it would oppose the bill.
- Apr 27, 2015 10:03 IST
Adding another chapter to the film fraternity-politician-mafia nexus, 27-year-old Telugu starlet Neetu Agarwal was arrested by the Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday evening for her alleged involvement in smuggling of red sanders.
- Apr 27, 2015 09:10 IST
Thousands of desperate Nepalese took shelter under tents and sought help on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,200 people, as overwhelmed authorities struggled to provide for the wounded and homeless. Survivors recount their tales of horror.
- Apr 26, 2015 23:53 IST
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is set to kick off his countrywide padyatra (foot march) against the BJP-led NDA government’s policies on farm, land and labour reforms from Vidarbha in Maharashtra by month-end.
- Apr 26, 2015 19:40 IST
A flurry of posts on social media and messaging platforms claimed another powerful earthquake was set to strike India in the wake of the devastating temblor in Nepal, prompting the government to caution the media on Sunday against speculating about aftershocks.
- Apr 27, 2015 01:06 IST
Changing power equations within the Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) after N Srinivasan’s exit as president have whipped up twin storms. The International Cricket Council (ICC), headed by Srinivasan, has reportedly sent a letter to BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya after pictures emerged of board secretary Anurag Thakur in the company of a suspected bookie.
- Apr 27, 2015 01:05 IST
Twitter has become the most effective tool for ministers and officials to coordinate relief or help people in distress after Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal.
- Apr 26, 2015 15:04 IST
The ripples of the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal were also felt on social media, where some were left red faced thanks to their insensitive posts on Twitter and Facebook.
- Apr 26, 2015 21:20 IST
Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be part of the committee which will find Indian cricket team's new coach and the support staff.
- Apr 26, 2015 12:10 IST
A powerful aftershock jolted Nepal and parts of India on Sunday, triggering fresh fears and weighing down salvage efforts as rescue workers raced to dig through rubble with bare hands in sporadic rain which is predicted to turn heavy. By Sunday night, the death toll in Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years rose to more than 3,000 people.
- Apr 26, 2015 09:18 IST
At least 22 climbers have died near the base camp of Mt Everest where hundreds of climbers, including many foreigners, are stranded after avalanches triggered by Nepal's massive earthquake slammed into a part of the camp on the world's highest peak.