Everest may have shrunk due to quake: Satellite data analysis

The devastating earthquake that has rocked Nepal not only killed thousands but may have also shrunk the height of the world's tallest peak - Mount Everest - by about 2.5 cm, according to analysis of satellite data.

Indian Army calls back its Mount Everest expedition team post quake

A 30-member mountaineering team of Indian Army, which was to scale the Mount Everest to mark the golden jubilee of the first Indian conquest of the mountain, has been called back following the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

575 schools completely damaged in Nepal earthquake

As many as 575 schools were completely flattened in 36 districts of Nepal in the massive earthquake that devastated the country on April 25 and the subsequent aftershocks.

Nepal records eight more tremors

Eight fresh tremors were recorded on Monday in Nepal.

About 100 bodies found in Nepal trekking village

Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by last month`s devastating earthquake and were digging through snow and ice for signs of dozens more missing, officials said on Monday.

US military planes to begin Nepal earthquake relief sorties

US transport aircraft were due to make "an immediate difference" to the aid effort in Nepal Monday, shuttling supplies and rescue teams to remote areas devastated by an earthquake that killed more than 7,300 people.

Everest not officially closed to climbers: Nepal

Mount Everest remains open to climbers, a senior official at Nepal`s tourism department said on Monday, despite avalanches after last month`s devastating earthquake destroying much of the established route to the summit of the world`s highest peak.

Mount Everest to remain shut this season

The Nepalese government has decided to shut Mount Everest for this season as routes above the base camp which were hit by violent avalanches, were found impossible to be refixed, media reported on Monday

Everest climbers to help quake-affected on 50th anniversary

 Opting for relief work as against traditional celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the first successful Indian expedition to Mount Everest in 1965, the "living members" of the Indian team of mountaineers have decided to help the quake-affected people in Nepal.

Climbing firms call off Everest season after quake

 Mountaineering companies Sunday called off their spring expeditions to Mount Everest, marking the second year with virtually no summits after an quake-triggered avalanche killed 18 on the world`s highest peak.

Climbing firms call off Mount Everest season after earthquake

Mountaineering companies Sunday called off their spring expeditions to Mount Everest, marking the second year with virtually no summits after an quake-triggered avalanche killed 18 on the world`s highest peak.

Amid misery, Nepal earthquake's gift: Gushing water channels

Amid the widespread death and destruction that the devastating April 25 earthquake has spelt in Nepal, it has also given the nation a welcome gift: several underground water channels have suddenly opened up and water has started gushing out from them, media reported on Friday.

Kiren Rijiju condoles Kashmiri climber's death in Nepal

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Thursday condoled the death of Kashmir-born mountaineer Renuka Fotedar at the base camp of Mount Everest after being caught in an avalanche triggered by an earthquake in Nepal last week.

Climbing to reopen on Mount Everest after earthquake, avalanche
Climbing to reopen on Mount Everest after earthquake, avalanche

 Climbing will reopen on Mount Everest next week after damage to routes caused by avalanches that were set off by a huge earthquake, one of which killed 18 climbers at base camp, senior officials said on Thursday.

Nepal quake: 15 Everest avalanche victims identified

Fifteen of the 19 people killed in avalanches near Mount Everest following massive earthquake on April 25 that devastated Nepal have been identified, Nepal`s tourism department said on Thursday.

New York-based Nepalese designer raises funds for quake victims

 New York-based Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung has launched a fundraiser to assist disaster relief efforts in Nepal. So far, he has managed to collect over $385,000, and he has secured support from Hollywood celebrity Kim Kardashian.

Quake-hit Nepal at high risk of landslides in coming weeks

The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high in the earthquake-hit Nepal in the coming weeks, and the risk is likely to increase when the monsoon rains arrive this summer, scientists have warned.

Morocco pledges $1 mn in relief to quake-ravaged Nepal

 Morocco has decided to provide $1 million in emergency assistance to the earthquake victims in Nepal, the foreign ministry said.

Key facts about the Nepal quake

A 7.8-magnitude quake struck Nepal at 0611 GMT on Saturday 25 April, 2015, flattening large parts of the capital Kathmandu and causing devastation across the impoverished Himalayan nation.

Avalanche-hit Nepal trekkers fight to get on rescue flights

 Trekkers stranded by an avalanche in Nepal, many of them from Israel, fought for food and for places on rescue helicopters after being denied shelter by locals in the aftermath of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people.