Quake: Nepal Ambassador thanks Indian Govt for rescue help

Ambassador-designate of Nepal here Deep Kumar Upadhyay on Sunday expressed gratitude to India for its quick response in helping its quake-hit neighbour as round-the-clock rescue work began there.

4.6 magnitude quake hits Nicobar Islands

A moderate earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale on Sunday struck Nicobar Islands region.

Powerful 7.0-magnitude quake hits Japan

A strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 earthquake hit off the shores of Japan`s southern Pacific island.