Nepal Earthquake 2015

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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits eastern JapanThere were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, and no reports of abnormalities at any nuclear facilities.

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Kung fu nuns take up the task to rebuild quake-hit NepalEvery morning, after their routine prayers and meditation, the maroon-robed nuns leave for the villages located in Ramkot district to help in the reconstruction effort and the rehabilitation of the quake-hit people.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Earthquake in Nepal
Mild tremors felt in Nepal, northeastern parts of IndiaThe epicenter of the tremors, recorded to be of 5.7 magnitude at Richter scale, is said to be at near Kadari in Nepal.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Fresh 5.5 magnitude quake jolts NepalThe epicentre of Friday's quake was in Dhading district, 52 km from Kathmandu, The Himalayan Times reported quoting Lok Bijaya Adhikari, chief of the National Seismological Centre.

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Nepal quake takes a toll on pilgrimage this yearTourism operators face the heat of economic losses as passengers now refuse to travel to the disaster stricken region for the annual pilgrimage.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal earthquake
Aftershocks continue to jolt Nepal, death toll mounts to 76Most of the casualties were reported in Dolakha district, northeast of Kathmandu. The toll was expected to further rise.

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Hundreds of Nepali troops search for missing US Marines helicopterNepal is still reeling from a devastating quake measuring 7.8 last month that killed more than 8,000 people and injured close to 20,000.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Earthquake victims gather inside their temporary makeshift shelter at a camp for displaced people in Kathmandu, on May 13. (Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha)
Nepal earthquake: More than 65 killed in fresh tremors, 2000 injuredThe fresh quake was centred 83 kms east of Kathmandu near Mount Everest at a shallow depth of 15 kilometres.

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Landslides in Nepal
After Nepal quakes, monsoon poses risk of more landslides, floodsGeologists are rushing to identify the valleys, villages and towns most at risk from rock and mud falls, but resources are stretched as the country recovers from an April 25 quake that killed 8,000 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

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17 dead in India as powerful quake jolts NepalBihar once again bore the brunt of the temblor that occurred less than three weeks after the monster quake that devastated Nepal, with 38 of the 39 injuries reported from the state.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

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8 earthquakes hit Nepal days after April 25 temblor, 66 deadThe four temblors - measuring 7.4, 6.3, 5.6 and 5.2 on the Richter scale - struck an already devastated Nepal. Live Updates  | Video 

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal earthquake
Nepal earthquake: Death toll climbs to 42Strong tremors were felt in north and east India, including Delhi, Srinagar, Amritsar, Guwahati, Lucknow and Jaipur. Metro services were promptly halted in Delhi.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

4 earthquakes jolt Nepal, tremors felt across north India, epicentres close to EverestThe four temblors - measuring 7.4, 6.3, 5.6 and 5.2 on the Richter scale - struck an already devastated Nepal, killing four people. Live Updates  | Video

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Nepal earthquake: How drones, sensors came to people's rescueThe high-tech drones and state-of-the-art sensors, like the ones used by NASA, can reach almost anywhere, no matter how remote an area may be or can pick up signals from deep under the rubbles, allowing the rescures to save time and pull out humans from the debris alive.

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Quake rocks Nepal againNepal on Thursday said the powerful earthquake which rocked the Himalayan nation last month has claimed 7,802 lives, but the Nepal Red Cross Society put the toll at 8,413.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal earthquake
2 fresh tremors trigger panic in Nepal, death toll nears 8,000A 4-magnitude tremor was felt at 2.19 am with the epicentre at Sindhupalchowk district, according to National Seismological Centre. 

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Mount Everest
Satellite data analysis says Everest may have shrunk due to quakeThe first good view of the aftermath of Nepal's deadly earthquake from a satellite showed that a broad swath of ground near Kathmandu lifted vertically, by about 1 metre, which could explain why damage in the city was so severe.

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Nepal earthquake toll is 8,413A Red Cross report put the number of injured at 17,576, adding 260 people were still missing following the 7.9 magnitude quake.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

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Kathmandu Valley rose 80 cm after Nepal earthquake: SurveyAccording to a Global Positioning System (GPS) survey carried out by the department, the altitude of the valley has risen slightly.

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Nepal avalanche
About 300 bodies may be buried in Nepal avalanche: OfficialThe government has said 7,759 people were killed in the April 25 earthquake and more than 16,000 injured.

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Nepal relief efforts heighten India-China's strategic rivalryAs the Nepal government focuses on relief distribution, 13 Indian, eight American and three Chinese choppers are providing relief materials in various quake-hit districts.

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Nepal mudslide
60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by mudslideThe April 25 earthquake killed more than 7,500 people and injured more than 14,000 as it flattened mountain villages and destroyed buildings and archaeological sites in Kathmandu.

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Nepal asks India, others to withdraw from earthquake rescueIndia was one of the first countries to send relief and aid to Nepal after a 7.8 magnitude temblor ravaged the Himalayan country on April 25.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal earthquake
Earthquake-hit Nepal needs one million tents for survivorsAccording to the Nepal government, the earthquake has so far destroyed 1,60,786 houses and damaged 1,43,642, forcing thousands of people to stay in the open battling bad weather. 

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Human trafficking fear looms large over earthquake-hit NepalStrict vigil is being maintained at all border posts and the Capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport to prevent human trafficking from Nepal.

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3 more survivors rescued after 8 days as quake toll reaches 7,056Rescuers, who have been sifting through mounds of rubble in the Himalayan nation for any more survivors, pulled out two men and a woman from near the mountainous Syauli village.

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Customs checks hold up relief for Nepal quake victims: UNUnited Nations Resident Representative Jamie McGoldrick said the government must loosen its normal customs restrictions to deal with the increasing flow of relief material now pouring in from abroad and piling up at the airport.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

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CRPF to adopt a village in quake-hit NepalThe CRPF has decided to adopt Karikat village near Birganj in Nepal to provide people immediate relief and help in its reconstruction, Inspector General of CRPF, Bihar and Jharkhand, Arun Kumar said.

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Nepal earthquake: Killer airport at Lukla turns lifesaverAt the gateway to Mt. Everest, a very dangerous airport, three men and hundreds of tired eyes make for a deadly concoction.

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Nepal quake: Protests mount over slow relief as toll crosses 7,000Angry people took to the streets alleging that relief material was finding its way to the black market and prices of essential items had also been steeply hiked.

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38 Indians killed in Nepal quake: GovernmentThe deputy inspector general of Kathmandu police, Kamal Singhbam, said on Saturday that 6,624 people died in the April 25 earthquake.

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Post-quake, Kathmandu wedding shows life goes on in NepalEugenie Prouvost and Dipesh Munakami were supposed to get married in Kathmandu last week â?? but the wedding was postponed due to the massive earthquake.

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Nepal earthquake
Nepal earthquake: Safest to stay awake?When you stretch your body you feel a tremor only to realise that it's your mind that was quaking. And sometimes you feel nothing, but see those around you rush out of the building for safety. That's when you decide it's safest to stay awake.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal earthquake
Nepal quake could have been much worse: Here's whyThe Nepal quake released 16 times the energy of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, where death estimates ranged from 100,000 to 300,000, yet the death toll in Nepal now stands at more than 6,600.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal earthquake
Relief goods for Nepal quake victims held up at customs: UNNepali government officials have said efforts to step up the pace of delivery of relief material to remote areas were frustrated by a shortage of supply trucks and drivers, many of whom had returned to their villages to help their families.

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Nepal bans meat sale over pandemic fearsThe authorities believe that the selling of meat would add to sanitation and health related complications as several agencies fear the outbreak of a pandemic.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

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5.1-magnitude quake again hits NepalThis is the third quake with its epicenter in Gorkha after the deadly tremor on April 25.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal earthquake
Quake-hit Nepalis need information, not just food and waterThe 7.8 magnitude quake brought down thousands of buildings in the densely-populated Kathmandu Valley, which includes the capital, severely damaged telecommunications, tore apart roads and snapped bridges.

Nepal Earthquake 2015

Nepal earthquake
Nepal earthquake: Facebook raises funds over $10 millionIn a status update by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg added, "Facebook will donate an additional $2 million to local recovery efforts to help those in affected areas."

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Nepal earthquake death toll crosses 6,600, thousands still missingEfforts are ongoing to retrieve bodies from the rubble, though hopes have faded for finding anyone still alive.

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Nepal earthquake: US Marines begin operationsUnder an agreement six military aircraft, including two helicopters accompanied by 100 marines will reach Nepal.

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Rahul Gandhi in Nepal
Rahul Gandhi's handwritten letter to Nepal earthquake victimsRahul Gandhi reassured Nepal's ambassador Deep Kumar Upadhyay that if they need any help they should let him know.

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Nepal earthquake
Nepal quake: They survived an eight-storey fallRamila Shrestha, 19, and her friend Sanjeev Shrestha were the survivors in the Dharhara tower collapse after the earthquake ravaged Nepal on April 25. The toll in the temblor has now risen to over 6,000.

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Daniel Wallace after the Nepal earthquake 2015
Nepal earthquake: English mountaineer narrates chilling account on Everest"The ground was shaking. It felt like the crevasse could open up any moment. And then we waited for the avalanche to hit, because we knew it was coming," Daniel Wallace said. WATCH VIDEO HERE
 
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