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Two Jamshedpur mountaineers return to Mt Everest base camp

Mountaineers Hemant Gupta and Payo Murmu, who were stuck up at 22,000 ft height of the Himalayas on way to the summit on April 25 when the quack struck in Nepal on Monday safely returned to the base camp.

Nepal earthquake triggers deadly avalanche at Mount Everest base camp

An avalanche triggered by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal plowed through Mount Everest's base camp Saturday killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens more.

Watch: Scary footage of avalanche hitting Everest base camp

In this video, a wall of snow is seen flattening part of Mount Everest's base camp during an avalanche triggered by Nepal's worst earthquake in decades.

Rescue teams airlift climbers stranded at high altitude on Everest

  Mountain rescue teams, helped by clear weather, used helicopters to airlift climbers stranded for two days at high altitude on Mount Everest after a powerful earthquake triggered an avalanche that killed at least 17 people.Romanian climber Alex Gavan said on Twitter that three helicopters had reached camps 1 and 2, which are at altitudes of more than 6,000 metres (20,000 feet). Each helicopter is only capable of carrying two climbers due to the thin air, Gavan said from base camp.

Nepal earthquake: Relief, rescue operations as they happened on Monday

Nepal earthquake: Relief, rescue operations as they happened on Monday

  • PM Modi chaired a meeting which took stock of relief work in India and Nepal. The Prime Minister also took stock of the evacuation of stranded people from Nepal both by air and road and provision of relief supplies and material to affected areas.

Foreigners in Nepal at time of deadly earthquake

Here are details released by some foreign governments on citizens who were in Nepal at the time a strong earthquake hit on Saturday, killing almost 2,500.

Nepal reels amid fears of aftershocks, over 3000 dead

Nepal reels amid fears of aftershocks, over 3000 dead

The death toll from Nepal`s earthquake has jumped to 3,218, a police official said on Monday.The official said 6,538 people have been injured in Saturday`s quake, the worst in the country in 81 years.

Three US citizens dead in Nepal earthquake

Three Americans have died in the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal, the US State Department said on Sunday, including a woman who died when an avalanche triggered by the temblor struck the climbers` base camp on Mount Everest.

Injured flown from Mount Everest, aftershock triggers new avalanches

The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an earthquake-triggered avalanche that ripped through tents on Mount Everest arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday shortly before a strong aftershock rocked India and Nepal and triggered more snowfalls.

RSS to join rescue, relief operations in Nepal

The RSS is all set to help in relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Nepal with its senior leaders reaching the Himalayan nation to chalk out coordination plans.

Over 40 aftershocks hit Nepal over two days

Over 40 aftershocks hit Nepal over two days

Almost 40 aftershocks have rocked Nepal since the 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck in Nepal 34 kilometres south-east of Lamjung and 77 kilometres north-west of capital Kathmandu at 11.41AM on Saturday.

6.6 million people affected in Nepal quake: UN

 Some 6.6 million people in Nepal have been affected by the devastating earthquake, the UN office in Kathmandu said on Sunday.

Injured flown from Everest, aftershock triggers new avalanches

Injured flown from Everest, aftershock triggers new avalanches

The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an earthquake-triggered avalanche that ripped through tents on Mount Everest arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday shortly before a strong aftershock rocked India and Nepal and triggered more snowfalls.

22 climbers dead in quake-triggered avalanche on Mt Everest

22 climbers dead in quake-triggered avalanche on Mt Everest

At least 22 climbers have died near the base camp of Mt Everest where hundreds of climbers, including many foreigners, are stranded after an avalanche triggered by Nepal's massive earthquake slammed into a part of the camp on the world's highest peak.

Choppers reach Everest to rescue avalanche victims: Report

Choppers reach Everest to rescue avalanche victims: Report

Helicopters began landing at Mount Everest base camp on Sunday to rescue victims of an avalanche that has killed at least 14 people, according to an AFP correspondent at the scene.

Bad weather hampers search for avalanche survivors on Everest

 Bad weather frustrated efforts to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche in possibly the single deadliest incident on the world`s highest peak.

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.

Nepal seeks help, death toll seen rising after devastating quake

Nepal urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 1,500 people, a toll predicted to rise as rescuers used their hands to dig for survivors among the rubble on Sunday.

India committed to help quake-hit Nepal: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said India was committed to assist Nepal in every way possible in dealing with the situation after a massive earthquake jolted the Himalayan nation.

Earthquake wake-up call for govt; need better building tech: Expert

The powerful earthquake in Nepal is a "wake up" call for the government to determine how it deals with such calamities, seismology experts have said while calling for urgent advancement in construction technology.