Nepal takes charge of post-quake operations as toll mounts to 7, 557

Thousands of military and police personnel were on Tuesday deployed as Nepal took over from foreign rescue teams to mount massive operations to rehabilitate displaced victims of the devastating temblor that has killed at least 7,557 people, including 41 Indians.

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.

Nepal earthquake: Death toll exceeds 6,300, thousands still missing
Nepal earthquake: Death toll exceeds 6,300, thousands still missing

The death toll in last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal has exceeded 6,300 with over 14,000 people being injured in the Himalayan nation's 26 affected districts, officials here said on Friday.

Nepal quake toll climbs to 6,204: official

The death toll in Nepal from last weekend`s devastating earthquake has risen to 6,204, the National Emergency Operations Centre said in its latest update on Friday.

Death toll in Nepal may touch 10,000, says PM Koirala

 The death toll in Nepal`s devastating earthquake may go up to 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday told the envoys of India, China and the US.

Quake toll rises to 20 in Tibet

The toll in Tibet due to the impact of the earthquake that struck Nepal rose to 20 on Sunday, a media report said.

Nepalese dig for quake survivors with bare hands

Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,900, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

Swine flu claims 5 more lives, toll rises to 2,172

Swine flu claimed lives of five more persons as the death toll climbed to 2,172 in the country while the number of persons affected by the H1N1 virus breached the 35,000-mark.

12 more succumb to swine flu, toll reaches 2,153

Twelve more people have succumbed to swine flu taking the death toll to 2,153, whereas the number of affected from the deadly disease inches towards a frightening 35,000-mark.

Kenya university death toll seen rising; anger over security failures

The death toll in an assault by Somali militants on a Kenyan university is likely to climb above 147, a government source and media said on Friday, as anger grew among local residents over what they say was a government failure to prevent bloodshed.

Swine flu claims 20 more lives, toll rises to 2,064

Swine flu claimed the lives of 20 more persons as the death toll in the country rose to 2,064 while the number of persons affected by the H1N1 virus breached the 34,000-mark.

Swine flu claims 12 more lives, toll reaches 2,023

Swine flu deaths continued unabated across the country as 12 more people perished to the H1N1 virus taking the toll to 2,023 while the number of those affected stood at 33,625.

Swine flu deaths cross 2,000 mark

Swine flu deaths crossed the 2,000 figure with the contagious disease claiming 17 more lives while the number of affected people stood at 33,462.

Two policemen killed in blasts in Karachi

At least two policemen were killed and 14 others injured on Friday when Pakistani Taliban militants targeted a vehicle of an elite police force with a bomb in the country's financial capital here.

Four dead in Chile floods, military rescues stranded residents

  The death toll in Chile rose to four after rains battered the north and caused flooding, the government said on Thursday, while 22 others were unaccounted for as the military rescued stranded villagers.

Death toll from Vanuatu storm will not rise dramatically: Govt

The death toll from the devastating storm that pummelled Vanuatu last weekend will not rise significantly, the prime minister of the South Pacific island nation said on Thursday.

Cyclone Pam leaves devastation in Vanuatu, 24 confirmed killed

Reports from the outer islands of Vanuatu painted a picture of utter destruction after a monster cyclone tore through the South Pacific island nation, flattening buildings and killing at least 24 people.

Death toll in Russia shopping mall blaze rises to 11

The death toll after a massive fire ripped through a shopping mall in Russia rose to 11 today, as rescue workers combed through the rubble for victims, local officials said.

Swine flu toll in India touches 1,289 mark

50 more succumb to swine flu in India taking the death toll to a disturbing 1,289 mark.

Uttarakhand: Body of another jawan recovered, avalanche toll rises to 3

The toll in Monday night avalanche at Siyalekh checkpost on India-China border in Uttarakhand on Wednesday rose to three with the recovery of the body of another Army jawan by a rescue team.