Here is a look at the five major earthquakes to have struck India in the past.
The 7.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal and vast part of northern India came less than two months after a team of scientists had predicted "a great earthquake" in the geographical region around the central Himalayas.
More than 20 people were feared killed and hundreds injured in various parts of India a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck west of Kathmandu in Nepal. People in cities across the country - from Delhi-NCR, Ranchi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna, Jaipur and Bhopal, among other places - reported feeling strong tremors.
A man was shot dead, another sustained bullet injuries and a former minister alleged abuse as violence early on Saturday cast a pall on elections to 91 civic bodies across West Bengal.
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.
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.
A local court in Budgam on Saturday rejected the bail application of hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat.
A Dalit youth was allegedly assaulted and forced to consume human faeces by three persons at Barkali village under Kotwali police station in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Saturday.
Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir Valley on Saturday due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani to protest the detention of separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat.
A massive 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing widespread damage to buildings in the capital Kathmandu and injuring dozens across the country. People from Delhi-NCR, Ranchi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna, Jaipur and Bhopal, among other places, felt the tremor.
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.