Xi pledges support to Nepal's reconstruction after quake

President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged China's support for the reconstruction of Nepal after the recent devastating earthquake as he greeted his Nepalese counterpart on the country's Republic Day.

Nepal on guard against human trafficking

Nepal has banned child adoption in the country in an effort to curb human trafficking, especially of girl children who are at risk of falling victim to traffickers, in the wake of the April 25 earthquake that claimed thousands of lives and left a huge section of the population homeless.

Kerala CM visits doctor who survived Nepal quake

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday called on Dr Abin Suri who survived the devastating earthquake in Nepal and is recuperating at AIIMS here.

India to raise Saptkoshi river issue with Nepal: Uma Bharati

India will raise the issue of Saptkoshi river with Nepal which causes flood in Bihar every year, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati said on Thursday.

Nepalese, Indian medicos to work jointly to help quake victims

Nepalese and Indian doctors will field a joint mobile medical team in Nepal to tackle any possible spread of epidemic in the wake of the country's worst temblor and the approaching monsoon season.

Three mild tremors jolt Nepal

Three mild tremors jolted Nepal today, a month after the devastating earthquake ravaged the country killing nearly 9,000 people.

Quake-hit Nepal suspends adoptions

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s Conservatives unveil their programme for government Wednesday after a surprise clear win at this month`s general election which will lead to a referendum on leaving the EU.

Over 70 percent of Everest glacier's volume may be lost by 2100: Study
Over 70 percent of Everest glacier's volume may be lost by 2100: Study

Over 70 percent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new paper suggests.

Develop disaster-proof response mechanisms, urge experts

As earthquakes continue to hit South Asia, experts review emergency preparedness and response mechanism in New Delhi.

Nepal moves to protect children from traffickers after quake

Nepal banned children from travelling without parents or approved guardians on Tuesday in an unprecedented move to deter human traffickers who authorities fear are targeting vulnerable families after last month`s devastating earthquake.

Another mild tremor hits Nepal

Another mild tremor jolted Nepal today, a month after the devastating earthquake ravaged the country killing nearly 9,000 people.

Ganga-Bramhaputra Basin mapped in first of its kind study

The Ganga-Bramhaputra Basin together store around 960 cubic km of water, researchers have claimed in a first of its kind study after mapping the rivers, and said it will help understand signatures of droughts and floods to better manage water resources in the region.

I will be back in Nepal with my children: Susan Sarandon

On her maiden trip to quake-hit Nepal, Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon is keen to lend her celebrity status to promote rehabilitation and tourism in the Himalayan country which is struggling to come to terms with the tragedy.

Young woman longs for son 12,000 km away in Kathmandu

 Dreams of a better life might have forced Mamta Khanal to stay put in New Zealand along with her husband, but her heart seems to be 12,000 km away: Longing to be with her three-year-old son Prashith back in her native Nepal.

India continues scaled down relief operations in Nepal

Indian forces are gradually scaling down their rescue and relief operations in quake-hit Nepal as the situation limps back to normal after the April 25 temblor, an official here said on Monday.

Donor fatigue hits Nepal one month after mega earthquake: UN

The international community`s response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction than much needed aid such as food and shelter.

One month after quake, Nepal struggles to overcome trauma

One month after the April 25 earthquake that killed at least 8,700 people and injured over 70,000 in Nepal, the Himalayan nation is still struggling to overcome the trauma exacerbated by numerous aftershocks and slow relief distribution due to the difficult geographical terrain.

Hundreds gather in Nepal capital to mark one month since quake

Hundreds of Nepalis gathered Monday at the ruins of a 19th-century tower in Kathmandu to mark one month since a devastating earthquake killed more than 8,600 people in the Himalayan nation.

Aftershocks jolting Nepal one month after deadly quake

 Two tremors today struck Nepal, keeping people on the edge as the country struggled to rehabilitate millions of people affected by a devastating earthquake one month ago that killed nearly 9,000 people.

Nepal river blocked by landslide resumes normal flow

The danger of a possible flash flood in Nepal and India was averted today as a landslide- dammed river started flowing normally after sweeping away debris that had blocked it, allowing thousands of people to return to their homes.