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PM chairs high-level meeting to review Nepal earthquake relief measures

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Saturday soon after the major earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 1,000 people so far, including some inside India. The meeting was attended by Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh, the National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra, Additional Principal Secretary P.K. Mishra, and senior officials ...

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Nepal Earthquake: 65 Aftershocks Hit Kathmandu, Airport Shut Down, Flights Cancelled

The USGS upgraded Nepal earthquake from 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale, while China Earthquake Networks Center put it at 8.1 magnitude. Otherwise, as many as 65 aftershocks hit the area, 49 of them big enough and listed below, according to the USGS. 5.423km NW of Chongdui, China2015-04-25 17:42:49 UTC3.2 km 5.144km E of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea2015-04-25 17:09:20 ...

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Nepal Earthquake: Live Updates, Reactions, Twitter Messages, Photos

The USGS on Saturday upgraded Nepal earthquake from 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale, while China Earthquake Networks Center put the intensity at a staggering 8.1 magnitude. About 8 aftershocks hit the region according to the US Geological Survey. 5.041km SE of Lamjung, Nepal2015-04-25 08:29:24 UTC10.0 km 4.722km W of Kodari, Nepal2015-04-25 08:20:11 UTC10.0 km 4.917km ENE of Banepa, ...

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Nepal Earthquake: Quick Timeline of Past Quakes in Himalayan Region

At least four people were killed and several injured when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation this morning. One person was killed in an old building collapse in front of the Indian consulate in Kathmandu and at least three people were confirmed killed elsewhere. Different buildings, including the walls surrounding Nepal’s royal palace, collapsed and more ...

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Earthquake Live: Nepal Hit Badly, Buildings, Damage Update

Location 28.131°N 84.649°E depth=15.0 km (9.3 mi) The earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude on Richter scale that jolted Nepal and northern part of India caused major devastation in the old area Kathmandu, the capital of the Himalayan nation. According to information available, there was widespread devastation in Hanmandhoka area in the old area of Kathmandu. Several casualties were feared as buildings collapsed. ...

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