India to share Gujarat reconstruction experience with Nepal

India on Wednesday pledged full support to the post-quake restoration and reconstruction works in Nepal and said it wants to share its experience gained from the 2001 Gujarat earthquake with the Himalayan nation.

Sushil Koirala to visit India soon to seek help for post-quake Nepal

Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala is likely to visit India soon to discuss long-term plans on rehabilitation and reconstruction following the country's deadliest earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people.

Quake-hit Nepal likely to form national govt: Minister

Pushing differences aside, Nepal's political parties are keen to form a national government in the aftermath of the devastating quake that has been declared the deadliest of all times, killing nearly 9,000 people.

Nepal earthquake death toll becomes highest on record, dozens still missing

The number of people killed in Nepal by two major earthquakes has surpassed 8,500, making the disaster the deadliest to hit the Himalayan country on record, as rescuers on Sunday searched for dozens of people still missing in remote villages.

Nepal unprepared for second quake, says PM

Nepal`s prime minister on Thursday said his government was unprepared for the strong earthquake that hit two days ago, as he visited one of the areas worst hit by the disaster.

Nepal PM lends helicopter to woman badly injured in earthquake

  A Nepali woman seriously injured by falling debris in Tuesday`s earthquake was airlifted to a Kathmandu hospital on Thursday in the prime minister`s helicopter, after two British paramedics pleaded with officials to help save her life.

Nepal political parties unite for early Constitution

 Nepal's warring political parties united by the killer quake have agreed to set aside differences over the long-pending constitution and work towards its early promulgation.

Nepal to rebuild property within two years: Koirala

Nepal will reconstruct all private and public properties destroyed by the devastating earthquake within two years, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said as he called on citizens, neighbouring countries and migrant workers to lend their helping hands to the government.

No one will be homeless: Nepal PM

Nepal`s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Friday asserted that no one in the Himalayan nation -- rocked by a devastating earthquake on April 25 -- would be homeless and no child will be malnourished due to lack of food and nutrition.

Nepal PM visits earthquake-hit Gorkha and Sindhupalchowk districts

Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today visited Barpak in Gorkha district, the epicentre of the deadly quake, 11 days after the temblor jolted the Himalayan nation, to take stock of the situation.

Indian NSA, foreign secretary assess Nepal quake aftermath

Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary SA Jaishankar on Friday took stock of the situation in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Nepal and called for speedy distribution of relief material in some remote parts of the Himalayan nation where thousands of people are still deprived of food, medicines, tents and other essential items.

India assures quake-hit Nepal of all possible assistance

India on Friday assured Nepal that it stands steadfastly with the quake-hit country and provide all possible assistance, as top Indian officials met the Nepalese Prime Minister and reviewed the situation.

We are really blessed to have neighbours like India: Koirala

Appreciating the help extended by Indian rescuers following the devastating earthquake that rocked Nepal on April 25, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said on Friday that the country is blessed to have neighbours like India.

Anger in Nepal over slow pace of relief efforts
Anger in Nepal over slow pace of relief efforts

Frustration mounted among people in quake-hit Nepal over the slow pace of relief efforts as international aid struggled to find its way to the needy in remote areas on Thursday due to bad weather and lack of coordination.

Rescue, relief ops continue in Nepal: As it happened on Thursday
Rescue, relief ops continue in Nepal: As it happened on Thursday

With incessant rains and the hot sun adding to the miseries of quake victims in Nepal, India Thursday rushed 8,450 tents to its disaster-struck eastern neighbour.

Obama calls Nepalese PM; offers support for quake victims

 US President Barack Obama today called Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala to convey his deep condolences for the victims of the devastating quake and extended his full support for the rescue and relief mission.

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.

Nepal earthquake: Death toll continues to rise; PM Sushil Koirala faces ire of victims
Nepal earthquake: Death toll continues to rise; PM Sushil Koirala faces ire of victims

Protests on Wednesday greeted Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala in relief camps as anger spilled over to the streets with people seizing food and water supplies, four days after a devastating quake claimed over 6,000 lives.

Nepal quake: Obama calls Koirala, expresses condolences

 US President Barack Obama expressed grief and condolence over the Nepal quake victims during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, a statement said here on Wednesday.

Rescue operations continue in Nepal: As it happened on Wednesday
Rescue operations continue in Nepal: As it happened on Wednesday

  • US President Barack Obama offered condolence over the Nepal earthquake victims during a telephone conversation with PM Sushil Koirala.