An earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, about half way between the town and the capital Kathmandu, the US Geological Survey said, and witnesses said some buildings in Kathmandu had collapsed.
Strong tremors were felt across north and east India, including in national capital Delhi, on Saturday morning. The epicentre of the massive earthquake measuring 7.5-magnitude was 80km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal, about half way between the town and the capital Kathmandu, the US Geological Survey said. The quake was 31km (19 miles) deep.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a ride in the national capital’s Metro for the first time on Saturday while going to Dwarka to inaugurate the new National Intelligence Academy.
The United States expressed concern on Friday over India's crackdown on Ford Foundation and Greenpeace, and said it is seeking "clarification" on the action.
Polling began in 91 civic bodies across West Bengal in the last pan-Bengal exercise before the all-important assembly elections next year.
German ambassador to India Michael Steiner paid tribute to the soft power of Bollywood by making his acting debut in a video on Shah Rukh Khan-Saif Ali Khan-starrer 2003 romantic drama 'Kal Ho Naa Ho'.
According to data released by the civil aviation ministry, nearly 3 of 10 domestic fliers, who travelled in March, said they were unhappy with the airlines’ crew’s poor customer service.
In Tamil Nadu’s Kalathur village on the banks of river Palar, women lead the fight against the insatiable sand mafia that has ravaged this region over the years.
Ghazal legend and one of Pakistan’s most respected cultural ambassadors, Ghulam Ali, came to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter’s office on Saturday.
To mark World Malaria Day on Saturday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has released updated guidelines for the treatment of the disease, especially for malaria-endemic regions such as South East Asia.
Turning down marriage proposals proved fatal for a minor girl in Jharkhand’s Sahibganj district while another woman was allegedly attacked by her angry boyfriend in Ranchi for refusing to marry him, police said on Friday.
Andhra Pradesh government has constituted an eight-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe case pertaining to the killing of 20 people in Seshachalam forest area of Chittoor district.
The family of Gajendra Singh Kalyanwat on Friday sought a CBI probe into his death at an AAP rally and presented several demands to the party, including a memorial to him in New Delhi. AAP leader Sanjay Singh and Rajasthan health minister visited the village of the farmer.
On the last day of submission of suggestions on net neutrality to the telecom regulator, industry stakeholders on Friday said they supported free and fair access to internet but called for a "same services, same rule" regime for all categories of players.
Four persons were on Friday sentenced to death by a sessions court in Kupwara for the gangrape and murder of a 13-year-old girl eight years ago while she was returning from school.