Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said that India will try its best to help Nepal in this tragic situation. He said two Indians have died in Kathmandu due to the earthquake.
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Union Minister and BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad said all calls made from BSNL network to Nepal will be charged as local calls for the next 3 days. "I am personally looking after connectivity issues. If Nepal needs any help in restoring damaged lines we will extend all help," he said.
A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday. CNN-IBN's Prabhakar Kumar spoke to the residents of Karra village about the tragedy.
A major earthquake in Nepal on Saturday unleashed an avalanche on Mount Everest, killing at least eighteen people and raising fears for other climbers on the world's highest peak, a tourism ministry official said.
A powerful earthquake in Nepal on Saturday triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest, climbers said. Young mountaineer Arjun Vajpai said, "we still have to calculate the amount of damage done. We are getting weather forecast from all over the world, will resume our climb according to the data
A strong earthquake has been felt in several areas of North and North east India. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.9. Tremors were felt in various parts of India, including NCR, MP, Odisha, Assam, West Bengal, Jaipur, Ranchi, UP. Metro services were also halted in Delhi due to the earthquake.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.9 in Kathmandu caused a lot of destruction and damage. Historic Dharahara tower also collapsed and around 50-60 people are trapped under the debris.
A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday. Here is an explainer of the risk zones and the frequency and destructive power of the earthquakes.
A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse.