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Devastating Nepal quake kills over 1,500, some in Everest avalanche


People sit with their belongings outside a damaged temple in Bashantapur Durbar Square after a major earthquake hit Kathmandu, Nepal April 25, 2015. A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday, killing more than 400 people, injuring hundreds and leaving a pall over the valley, doctors and witnesses said. Photo: REUTERS
Nepal was on Saturday struck by the worst earthquake in 80 years, leaving nearly 1,500 people de... »    

Nepal earthquake is biggest in region since 1934

People stand on the runway outside the International Terminal after a earthquake hit, at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 25, 2015

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The massive earthquake of 7.7 to 7.9 magnitude that shook Nepal and several parts of North India... »  

Nepal quake: 180 bodies retrieved from debris of historic tower


Nepal’s 19th-century nine-storey Dharhara tower in the heart of the capital today became a buria... »

44 dead, 237 injured in India due to quake

Security personnel stands near a collapsed house after an earthquake in Siliguri, on Saturday.


At least 44 people were today killed and 237 injured in various parts of the country in a powerf... »



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Index outlook: Stocks look for a foothold

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Both the Sensex and the Nifty are very tantalizingly poised just above a long-term support level... »


Services exports: India needs to further build on its strengths, says Jaitley

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley India should further unleash energy in services sectors so as to provide services globally at th... »


PM promises all help to quake hit Nepal


A file photo of Nepal Prime Minister, Sushil Koirala (left), with Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi. With Nepal being hit by a massive earthquake, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today promised all po... »


BoI to dilute stake in Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance

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V. R. Iyer, Chairperson & MD, Bank of India Bank of India will dilute its stake in Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance in the next few months... »
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Greek Parliament okays controversial cash reserve transfer


In Riga on Friday, the Euro Zone’s 19 finance ministers ended a meeting without a breakthrough towards unlocking bailout cash, with the threat of a messy exit by Greece from the euro still hanging in the balance. Greece’s parliament has adopted a controversial decree ordering all public institutions to hand... »
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Malinga, McClenaghan bowl MI to 20-run win over Sunrisers


Mumbai Indians' Lasith Malinga celebrates after dismissing David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad during the IPL match in Mumbai on Saturday. Pace bowlers Lasith Malinga and Mitchell McClenaghan came up with stellar bowling display to hel... »
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Ford Foundation: US seeks clarification from India


Illustration: Deepak Harichandan The US has expressed concern over India’s crackdown on the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace, and s... »


PM takes the Delhi Metro to get to Dwarka


Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelling by the Delhi Metro to attend a function in Dwarka. Photo courtesy: PM's twitter handle For the first time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today travelled by Metro from Dhaula Kuan to Dw... »


BSE to auction govt bonds worth Rs 507 cr on Monday


A mock bidding session would be conducted today to check the system performance. File Photo Investment limits for government debt securities worth Rs 507 crore will be auctioned on the Bom... »


Vijay Mallya defiant amid calls to resign from United Spirits

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Vijay Mallya United Spirits chairman Vijay Mallya remained defiant in the face of call for his resignation fr... »
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Govt fully geared to tackle shortfall due to deficient monsoon: Jayant Sinha

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Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Finance, addresses a special session of the Bharat Chamber of Commerce in Kolkata on Saturday. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty The Centre is fully geared up to tackle any situation arising out of deficient monsoon, Union Mi... »
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25 dead, 133 injured in Bihar earthquake


Panic striken Patna residents outside their houses after feeling tremors of earthquake on Saturday. Photo: Ranjeet Kumar At least 25 people were killed and 133 injured in roof and wall collapse in Bihar after a high i... »
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Air India, SpiceJet to operate additional flights to Kathmandu


National carrier Air India will resume its services to Nepal from tomorrow and also decided to o... »


Anand outplays Mamedyarov; jumps to 2nd spot in world rankings


Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand found his way back to the 2800 rating club and jumped... »


EPFO allowed to invest 5% of corpus in stock market


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