Elderberry may help keep negative health effects of air travel at bay

 A new study has suggested that the common elderberry can provide some relief to international air travelers.

Rain relief for hot, humid Bengal

Puddles of rain water were formed on some major throughfares as pre-monsoon showers brought much-needed relief from the sweltering heat and humidity for residents of the eastern metropolis on Saturday.

Slight relief from Maharashtra heat wave

 Slight relief was experienced from the heat wave conditions in certain parts of Maharashtra`s Vidarbha and Marathwada regions though high temperatures ruled the roost in most areas on Thursday.

TERI calls for joint relief, rescue system in Himalayan nations

In the wake of another major earthquake that jolted Nepal with tremors hitting parts of India on Tuesday, environment think-tank TERI urged Himalayan nations to forge a joint response system for relief and rescue operations.

Michelle Yeoh to help in relief work in quake-hit Nepal

 Actress Michelle Yeoh, famous for her roles in James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", who was stranded in Nepal with fiance Jean Todt following the massive earthquake on April 25, will return to the disaster-hit country to help in rehabilitating the affected people.

It's good to have finally one win in Bangladesh: Waqar Younis
It's good to have finally one win in Bangladesh: Waqar Younis

Pakistan head coach, Waqar Younis has expressed relief at finally securing a win on the Bangladesh tour as they swept aside the hosts by 328 runs in the second Test.

Earthquake survivors of Latur send relief material to Nepal

In a noble gesture, survivors of the 1993 earthquake that claimed over 8,000 lives in Latur in Maharashtra on Thursday joined hands to lend support to the victims of the devastating temblor that shook Nepal recently by sending relief kits that contain essentials and provisions.

Quake-hit Nepal villagers take aid into their own hands

 Even as they mourn their dead, the quake-hit villagers of Barpak high in the Nepal Himalayas must make a difficult and dangerous hours-long trek into the valley for tents and supplies.

Quake-hit Nepal seeks relief, funds

Nepal on Monday sought more relief material and funds from the international community in the wake of the killer earthquake.

Aamir Khan visits Nepal, feels heartbroken with rising death toll
Aamir Khan visits Nepal, feels heartbroken with rising death toll

The Nepal earthquake that shook the entire world has damaged thousands of lives and property.

Comedian Papa CJ performs in capital for Nepal relief

Hailing from a family of trekkers who have regularly been to Nepal, popular stand-up comedian Papa CJ performed his new "Naked" show in the capital to raise funds to support relief efforts for the victims of the earthquake, which jolted the Himalayan nation last week.

Nepal quake survivors clash with riot police, UN seeks $415 mn

Desperate survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people clashed with riot police in Nepal`s capital on Wednesday, as the United Nations appealed for $415 million for the devastated Himalayan nation.

Govt launches national disaster helpline 1078

India on Monday launched a national disaster helpline 1078 as it intensified relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Nepal by deploying more aircraft and military helicopters which have brought back over 5,400 people from the Himalayan nation.

Nepal earthquake: PM Modi pushes for streamlining relief, rescue efforts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night took stock of the rescue and relief efforts in quake-hit areas at home and in Nepal and pushed for streamlining the operations and greater coordination among the stake-holders.

Paswan slams Nitish govt for 'sloppiness' in relief work

Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Monday charged the Bihar government with showing "sloppy" attitude to natural calamities like storms and earthquakes saying while the Centre was time and again promising to extend all help, the Nitish Kumar ministry was not utilising it.

Quake relief: PM Modi appreciates cooperation of states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appreciated the cooperation of states and the role of the NDRF, media and other agencies in the wake of the devastating quake in Nepal that also hit India.

Pakistan sends two planes with relief goods, field hospital to Nepal

Pakistan on Sunday sent two planes with relief goods, a field hospital and several paramedics and rescue workers to earthquake-hit Nepal.

Sports ministry deputes NYKS, NSS volunteers for earthquake relief
Sports ministry deputes NYKS, NSS volunteers for earthquake relief

Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday directed the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and the National Service Scheme (NSS) to depute their volunteers in the quake hit areas of the country for relief and rescue work, a central government release said.

PM Modi offers assistance to avalanche-hit Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani expressing sadness at loss of lives in avalanches in different parts of the country and offering any possible assistance in rescue and relief efforts, a spokesman said Sunday.