Nepal earthquake

Earthquake hits northwest Myanmar near India, Bangladesh borders; tremors felt in east Nepal

The earthquake was epicentred about 40 km east of Falam in Chin and 170 km southeast of Aizawl in India, and focused 10 km below the surface, said the EMSC.

Apr 16, 2020, 22:00 PM IST

Earthquake of 5.0 magnitude strikes Nepal

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Nepal on Sunday evening (local time), country`s National Seismological Center said.

Mar 15, 2020, 23:36 PM IST

Krishna temple damaged in 2015 Nepal earthquake reopens after 3 years on Janmashtami

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is celebrated with much zeal and enthusiasm.

Sep 03, 2018, 07:32 AM IST

Hillary Step - Mount Everest's famous rock face named after climber has collapsed

The Hillary Step is believed to have been damaged during the 2015 Nepal earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,000. 

May 22, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

Earthquake: Better communication key to reducing death toll, says study

Researchers suggest clear, timely and controlled information to public about risks posed by an earthquake, and conveying actions needed to protect themselves can help reduce death toll.

Feb 27, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Has Mount Everest really shrunk after Nepal earthquake? Indian scientists to re-measure world's tallest peak

The development came in the backdrop of doubts expressed by section of the scientific community about the shrinking of the towering mountain peak, which officially stands at 8,848 metres (29,028 feet) above sea level.

Jan 25, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

Boudhanath Stupa reopens for public after Nepal earthquake

The Boudhanath Stupa, one of the Unesco-enlisted heritage sites in Nepal which was severely damaged in an earthquake last year, was reopened for public on Tuesday after completion of its reconstruction.

Nov 23, 2016, 10:29 AM IST

2016 Rio Olympics: Youngest contestant Gaurika Singh rips suit but wins her heat

The Nepali schoolgirl, who survived the killer earthquake that claimed 9,000 lives in her native country in April last year, quickly changed into a new costume before plunging into the pool for her moment of glory.

Aug 08, 2016, 01:34 AM IST

Mild tremor jolts central Nepal

A mild 4.1-magnitude tremor today hit central Nepal, in an aftershock of the Gorkha earthquake that devastated the country in April last year.

Jul 08, 2016, 21:37 PM IST

4.4 magnitude quake strikes Nepal's Sindhupalchok district

A fresh tremor of local magnitude 4.4 struck Nepal`s Sindhupalchok district on Sunday morning.

May 15, 2016, 11:56 AM IST

All is not well in Nepal a year after quake

A year after the 7.9 magnitude Gorkha quake that claimed 9,000 lives and damaged billions of dollars-worth property, the Nepal government has done too little -- and that too, too late -- for the survivors and to rebuild the shattered infrastructure, shows official data.

Apr 24, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

Groundwater depletion linked to Nepal earthquake?

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Mar 02, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Nepal extends Everest permits for climbers put off by earthquakes

Nepal has extended the climbing permits of hundreds of foreigners forced to abandon the Himalayas after last year`s twin earthquakes, the government said on Tuesday, to encourage them to return to the mountains.

Mar 01, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

Canada to help rebuild quake-hit Nepal

Canada`s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has announced to help rebuild Nepal following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the Himalayan nation in April 2015, a statement said here on Tuesday.

Mar 01, 2016, 12:05 PM IST

Nepal earthquake today: 5.5 intensity on Richter Scale, Kathmandu Vally shaken

 A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale has shaken western and central Nepal including the Kathmandu Valley, forcing people to rush out of their homes in panic.

Feb 22, 2016, 16:53 PM IST

4.2-magnitude Earthquake hits Nepal

Mild tremors were felt on Wednesday in Nepal.

Jan 27, 2016, 22:15 PM IST

Himalayas subsided by 60 cm after Nepal quake

Using satellite technology, researchers found that the Himalayas subsided by up to 60 cm after the April 2015 Nepal earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people.

Jan 12, 2016, 17:24 PM IST

Rupture under Kathmandu may cause major earthquake: Study

A new study indicates that another major earthquake could take place within a shorter time-frame than the centuries that might be expected for the Himalayan region.

Jan 12, 2016, 17:01 PM IST

'Massive 8-magnitude earthquakes could hit North, Northeast India'

Experts said in the wake of Monday's quake that hit Manipur that bigger quakes are expected to jolt the region in the future.

Jan 06, 2016, 09:32 AM IST

Nepal quake: India acted as 'elder', not 'big brother', says Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj on claimed that PM Narendra Modi-led govt took great initiatives to mend ties with Nepal, adding that India was the first nation to offer humanitarian support to Nepal after devastating earthquakes in April-May.

Dec 07, 2015, 20:18 PM IST