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  • A collapsed building
    Apr 27, 2015 10:41 IST

    Nepal quake: India ramps up 'Operation Maitri', airlifts nearly 2,000 nationals

    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.

  • Nepalese quake
    Apr 27, 2015 08:09 IST

    Death toll crosses 3,600 in Nepal earthquake, thousands seek shelter

    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.

  • earthquake
    Apr 27, 2015 14:32 IST

    What if the 7.9-magnitude Nepal earthquake had its epicentre in Delhi?

    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.

  • Gmail
    Apr 27, 2015 11:35 IST

    Wrote to TRAI on net neutrality? Your email address is now public

    Dear TRAI: we love how transparent you're being in this whole net neutrality debate, but seriously -- what are you thinking?

  • Land Bill
    Apr 27, 2015 10:50 IST

    Land bill jolt to govt: BJD decide opposes, AIADMK may follow suit

    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.

  • Neetu Agarwal
    Apr 27, 2015 10:03 IST

    Telugu actor arrested in red sanders smuggling case: Who is she?

    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.

  • Nepal quake
    Apr 27, 2015 09:10 IST

    'Monstrous sound': Nepal quake survivors recall avalanche terror

    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.

  • Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
    Apr 26, 2015 23:53 IST

    Rahul to embark on 'padyatra' against Centre's policies on land

    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.

  • WhatsApp
    Apr 26, 2015 19:40 IST

    Those quake predictions on WhatsApp humbug: Govt's word of caution

    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.

  • Suresh Raina gets hitched
    Apr 27, 2015 01:06 IST

    Srinivasan targets BCCI’s Anurag Thakur, but lands in snooping soup

    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.

  • A collapsed building
    Apr 27, 2015 01:05 IST

    Nepal quake: Twitter to rescue even as some on social media lose plot

    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.

  • Nepal earthquake
    Apr 26, 2015 15:04 IST

    How they got it wrong with Nepal earthquake posts on social media

    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.

  • Sachin Ganguly Dravid
    Apr 26, 2015 21:20 IST

    Tendulkar, Dravid, Ganguly to find new India coach

    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.

  • Nepal quake
    Apr 26, 2015 12:10 IST

    Fear, loss, devastation in Kathmandu as Nepal quake death toll tops 3,000

    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.

  • Mount Everest
    Apr 26, 2015 09:18 IST

    22 Mt Everest climbers die in Nepal earthquake

    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.