1,800 killed in Nepal alone, toll likely to go up as reports come in from far-flung areas.
India steps up relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialists and equipment to Kathmandu.
Proposal comes from India Policy Foundation, which is funded by the RSS.
“An elderly Indian woman told us how she would sleep peacefully that night as her country had come to her rescue.”
She refused to employ armed guards to protect her, as many others in Pakistan do.
Aftershocks are earthquakes that follow the largest shock of an earthquake sequence. They are smaller than the mainshock.
Sufficient accumulated energy in the Nepal fault to produce an 8 magnitude earthquake.
Saturday's quake is touted to be worst in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years. A look at the world's strongest earthquakes since 1900.
The Prime Minister was to attend a function of the National Intelligence Academy.
Rhodes-Melanie couple named the baby 'India Jeanne Rhodes'.
Cloud-based Freshdesk based in Chennai has shown that some million dollar agreements can be pulled off easily over on chats than during face-to-face c
The Goods and Services Tax is one of the main items on the finance agenda of the BJP government.
Survey by Yatra.com in February, March this year finds holidayers check work emails even on breaks.
There is still no credible evidence of the effectiveness of homeopathy or ayurveda, say detractors. But every system has its own philosophy and can’t be judged by the same criteria, say supporters. Meanwhile, all five alternative medicines that fall under the AYUSH Ministry continue to thrive in India.
The AYUSH medical fraternity as well as the ministry are aware of the debate swirling around their schools of medicine but are not convinced that more trials is the way to go.
Interview with Dr. Dinesh Chandra Katoch, Joint Adviser (Yoga) in the AYUSH Ministry.
Interview with Dr. R.K. Manchanda, Dir-Gen, Central Council for Research in Homeopathy.
The fusion of autocratic politics and capitalist economics makes China play with nature. Rising China also shies away from any such dialogue.
This book is ambitious. The author tries to bite more issues than he can chew. The chapters drawing on the author’s experience in the RBI are sound.
Chasing dreams in the maximum city of Mumbai can be physically and mentally exhausting, yet the very nature of the journey can be captivating.
RS passes Bill on transgender rights
The bill, moved by DMK member Tiruchi Siva, is the first private members bill to be passed in 46 years.
Crop insurance should be a responsibility of the Centre and state governments.
The Bill’s enactment would lead to a "win-win" situation for both the Centre and the states: Arun Jaitley.
Arun Jaitley asks new CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury to get Mr. Rajeeve elected again to the RS.
The State government has set up a helpline to deal with the emergency. Call 1070 (toll-free), 22340676, 22353980, or 22032582.
Ready to tackle monsoon deficit: Jayant Sinha
The government will create a banking investment company, which will hold the government’s shares, Sinha said.
Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising
Italy is celebrating the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies at the end of World War II.
More rains expected in TN in next 24 hours: IMD
Meanwhile, a senior IMD official said more rains are expected in the next 24 hours.
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