Thousands flock to Buddha's birthplace to seek safety and peace

Hundreds and thousands of people from Nepal and neighbouring India flocked to the birth place of Lord Buddha on Monday to pray for safety and peace in the earthquake-devastated country on the occasion of Buddha Poornima.

Reviving the 'monumental city' of Kathmandu is a big challenge: Nepal envoy

Nepal Ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay on Monday said that reviving a `monumental city` like Kathmandu is a big challenge before his government, adding that rescue work was merely the first phase of operations taking place in the Himalayan country.

Nitish prays at Buddhist temple for quake victims

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took part in a special prayer in the world famous Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya for the people killed in the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal and the state as well recently.

BJP slams Nitish for proposing to visit Nepal

A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was reportedly told by the Centre to defer his Nepal trip, former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi today asked Kumar why he proposed to tour the country when he had not met people hit by natural calamities in his own state.

I feared that ground would open up and swallow us: Mountaineer on Nepal quake

Moments after the earthquake jolted Nepal, climbers of Mt Everest saw avalanches rushing down from three sides with no place to hide, recounts mountaineer Hemant Gupta.

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.

Nitish Kumar prays at Buddhist temple for quake victims

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took part in a special prayer in the world famous Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya for the people killed in the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal and the state as well recently.

India should share Nepal's pain: PM Modi

Observing that the situation in earthquake-hit Nepal was "beyond our imagination", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that India should share the pain of the people of the neighbouring country.

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.

We will be withdrawing from Nepal and sending our troops back to India: NDRF

The NDRF  said on Monday that they would be withdrawing from Nepal which was hit by a devastating earthquake recently.

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.

JD(U) to raise in Parliament advisory to Nitish not to go to Nepal

Janata Dal (United) on Monday protested the Central advisory to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to not to go to Nepal for meeting earthquake victims and said it would raise the issue in Parliament.

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.

Nepal earthquake: 'For us, it is like Delhi losing Qutub Minar'

For people living in Kathmandu, the destruction of the iconic Dharhara Tower, was not just a physical loss, but also loss of the nation's tangible cultural history, robbing it of its architectural jewels.

Quake hits tourist arrival in Darjeeling

The Nepal earthquake and subsequent tremors which shook north Bengal last week have led to cancellations of hotel bookings in Darjeeling by many visitors who were planning a trip to the hill station during the peak tourist season.

MP CM Chouhan to launch donation drive for relief to quake-hit Nepal

Appealing people to come forward to help rebuild quake-hit Nepal, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that he will launch a drive on Tuesday to collect public donations towards relief there.

Nepal's tourism industry hit hard; to lose 2 lakh visitors

Nepal's devastating earthquake that has claimed nearly 7,300 lives so far is likely to hit the 10 billion-rupee tourism industry - the country's main forex earner - hard, losing as many as two lakh international tourists, including many Indians, in the immediate future.

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