Nepal parties agree to allow all to distribute relief supplies

 Amid mounting criticism over the shoddy handling of relief supplies, Nepal's three major political parties today agreed to allow anyone to distribute the materials to the victims of the devastating quake that has killed over 7,000 people.

India-origin billionaires to build 1,200 houses in Nepal

 Two Indian-origin billionaires in the UK have offered to build 1,200 quake-resistant houses in the affected villages of the country.

#GoHomeIndianMedia trending in Nepal to protest earthquake coverage

The Indian media is facing flak for its coverage of the earthquake disaster in Nepal with complaints in the social media that it was treating the tragedy as a "public relations exercise" on behalf of the Indian government.

Some heart-broken Nepalese turn their backs on gods

 Jolted by the devastating earthquake, many in the Nepalese countryside seem to have deserted their gods. Or so it seems.

90 percent of Kathmandu's heritage sites damaged

 Ninety percent of the ancient heritage of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur has been damaged in last week`s devastating earthquake and it will take at least seven to 10 years to rebuild it, according to Nepal`s Department of Archaeology.

Nepal bans big aircraft from landing

 Nepal has imposed restrictions on heavy aircraft transporting humanitarian aid to Nepal to prevent further damage to the five-decade-old runway at the Tribhuvan International Airport here.

Nepal earthquake: Far-flung places totally devastated, death toll to climb much higher
Nepal earthquake: Far-flung places totally devastated, death toll to climb much higher

The death toll from an earthquake that ripped through Nepal will climb "much higher", the government warned Sunday, as relief teams raced to reach survivors of the disaster that has already claimed more than 7,000 lives.

Nepal earthquake: Three survive eight days under rubble; but many trekkers dead

 Three people were pulled out alive from the rubble of their home eight days after Nepal`s devastating earthquake, an official said on Sunday, but rescuers have found about 50 bodies on a popular trekking route that was hit by an avalanche.

90 percent of Kathmandu's heritage sites damaged
90 percent of Kathmandu's heritage sites damaged

 Ninety percent of the ancient heritage of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur has been damaged in last week's devastating earthquake and it will take at least seven to 10 years to rebuild it, according to Nepal's Department of Archaeology.

Farmers donate blood for Nepal quake victims

 Despite facing severe hardships after crop loss due to unseasonal rains, about 175 farmers in the district have donated blood for those affected in quake-hit Nepal.

Pyres give Pashupati Nath Temple an eerie glow

 Dusk has begun to fall and Thakurnath Nepal, puffing on a beedi, sits opposite a funeral pyre. The pyre makes a crackling sound when he tries to stoke it with a thick wooden stick so that the body is burnt completely.

Nepali police find bodies of foreign trekkers, villagers

 A Nepali police team has pulled out the bodies of about 50 people, including some foreign trekkers, from an avalanche-hit area, officials said on Sunday, as the death toll from last month`s devastating earthquake climbed to over 7,000.

Fresh tremors hit Nepal on Sunday

 A week after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake jolted Nepal, three tremors were recorded on Sunday in different parts of the Himalayan nation.

Nepal quake toll climbs to 7,040

The death toll in Nepal's devastating earthquake today jumped to 7,040 with another 14,123 people injured, according to the Nepalese Police.

Nepal quake may weaken moraine dams, say scientists

Moraine dammed lakes may also have weakened during the earthquake of 7.9 magnitude that hit Nepal on April 25, which could result in floods in future, scientists said on Sunday.

Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsure

The blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa have long stared silently from a lush hilltop overlooking this city nestled in the Himalayan foothills.

Seven days after deadly earthquake struck Nepal- Part III

It's been seven days that disaster struck Nepal but the millions of quake-stricken Nepalese are yet to come to terms with what happened to their normal lives.

Seven days after deadly earthquake struck Nepal- Part II

It's been seven days that disaster struck Nepal but the millions of quake-stricken Nepalese are yet to come to terms with what happened to their normal lives.

Seven days after deadly earthquake struck Nepal

It's been seven days that disaster struck Nepal but the millions of quake-stricken Nepalese are yet to come to terms with what happened to their normal lives.

Nepal's child goddess unscathed in quake

 When the deadly earthquake battered Nepal last week, major temples in Kathmandu' Darbar Square were razed to the ground, but the home of a nine-year-old girl worshipped as a living goddess remained almost unscathed.