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April 27, 2015 2:29 pm

Nepal quake death toll surges to 3,218: official

"The death toll has reached 3,218 and over 6,500 are injured," said Rameshwor Dangal, who heads the home ministry’s national disaster management division. The toll for Nepal had previously..

April 27, 2015 12:11 am

Mobile operators assist customers in Nepal

Total Access Communication (Dtac) announced that until April 28 Dtac clients in Nepal can make and receive calls from Thailand for free of charge. This free service also cover SMS, MMS and..

April 27, 2015 12:07 am

IMF team ready to visit Nepal

In a statement, Lagarde said: "I would like to express my deepest sympathies to the government and people of Nepal for the loss of life and devastation as a result of the massive earthquake...

April 26, 2015 11:43 pm

THAI flights from Nepal arrive

Flight TG3209 carrying 258 passengers arrived at 6.40pm while Flight TG320 with 158 passengers arrived at 7.56pm. THAI also announced that it would normally operate the daily flight..

April 26, 2015 11:36 pm

6.6 million people affected: UN

Rescue and relief operations may be hampered with the fast approaching monsoon, UN said, the report added. It is further mentioned that the United Nations Resident..

April 26, 2015 11:32 pm

217 missing in Everest

Thirty-two people have been rescued from the region, while 29 are being treated in Lukla Hospital. Suresh Acharya, joint secretary at the Tourism Ministry, said they were..

April 26, 2015 8:15 pm

Six Thai students in Nepal located

The Thai Embassy has instructed them to find way to Kathmandu, where they can board a flight back home. Vutti admitted that it would take some time to reach Kathmandu as domestic..

April 26, 2015 7:47 pm

Foreign Ministry to meet on help for Nepal

Spokesman Sek Wannamethee said that more officers from the ministry will be dispatched to Nepal, to help the Thai embassy assist Thais working and travelling in the country. The..

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April 26, 2015 6:18 pm

Historical monuments lost forever

The earthquake and the shockwaves that followed throughout the day destroyed around 80 percent of the temples in Basantapur Durbar Square. Several temples, including..

April 26, 2015 5:36 pm

Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,200

Terrified residents, many forced to camp out in the capital after Saturday’s quake reduced buildings to rubble, were jolted by a 6.7-magnitude aftershock that compounded the worst disaster..

April 26, 2015 5:34 pm

Aid pours in for Nepal quake victims

India flew out its stranded citizens in military planes while a 62-strong Chinese rescue team arrived with sniffer dogs. National police spokesman Kamal Singh Bam said the number known to..

April 26, 2015 2:32 pm

Google executive among dead Everest climbers

Experienced mountaineers said panic erupted at base camp, which has been "severely damaged", while one described the avalanche as "huge". "Those who are able are walking down. Others are..