RK Srivastava, a State Bank of India employee, was looking forward to a three-day vacation in Kathmandu. But his trip turned into a nightmare soon after landing and on Monday he was desperate to get back to his home.
The death toll in India from Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal has mounted to 66, officials said on Monday as the Centre rushed an inter-ministerial team of top officials to help coordinate relief operations in Nepal.
The news of more than 20,000 RSS workers participating in relief activities in earthquake-ravaged Kathmandu, doing the rounds on social media, is false and an image used is that of RSS volunteers during the Gujarat temblor of 2001.
The Indian monsoon - long known for its steady and gentle falls - is succumbing to "human-induced" changes to become more abrupt, according to a new multinational study led by a climate scientist from the state-run Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune.
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.
Fresh tremors were felt in Bihar on Sunday, which sparked panic in the state where the death toll from Saturday's quake has risen to 51.
In the seventh edition of his Mann Ki Baat radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India would provide all possible help to earthquake-hit Nepal.
Union parliamentary affairs minister M Venkaiah Naidu indicated on Sunday that the Centre may order a larger probe into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide after a getting the report of a preliminary Delhi Police inquiry.
India on Sunday sent three top military commanders, led by Major General JS Sandhu, to Nepal to coordinate its stepped-up rescue and relief operations as well as evacuation of Indians stranded in the quake-devastated nation.
A Telugu starlet - Neetu Agarwal - was arrested by the Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday evening for her alleged involvement in a red sanders smuggling racket.
The 7.9-magnitude quake that struck Nepal not only exacted a terrible human toll, it damaged or destroyed several of the country’s centuries-old temples and UNESCO heritage sites.
The world of India's Sanskrit scholars is a mix of despair and hope. While some see little opportunity, others say there is plenty coming the way of those well-versed in the classical language at a time when the government is trying to balance global outreach with a return to roots. The Union HRD ministry last year made Sanskrit the third language option in Kendriya Vidyalayas replacing German.
The earthquake of 7.9 magnitude that jolted Nepal on Saturday may have felt like a terrifying ‘here-and-now’ event, but its origins go back some 50 million years— it was caused by the same seismic forces that produced the Himalayas, the world’s tallest mountain range, experts say.
The supporters of expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan will launch 'Swaraj Abhiyan' in Thane on Sunday to garner support for the leaders.
The body of a 50-year-old man was found inside the bathroom of a bungalow in Lutyens' zone at Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla Marg here on Saturday morning.