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76 Killed in Manipur, Bengal, Odisha, Gujarat Floods, Next 24 Hours Crucial in Jharkhand, Bihar, sikkim, MP

In West Bengal, 48 deaths have been reported and another 28 in Rajasthan following massive floods in the northern India including Gujarat, Manipur, West Bengal and Odisha. The rains remain heavy due to depression, warn Met department, especially in other regions too including Bihar, sikkim, MP, Chhatisgarh and Jharkhand. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Chief Minister of Gujarat ...

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Jet Lag? Elderberries Provide Relief to Air Travelers, Says Study

The frequent international air travel has several side effects but now it seems that the common elderberry can provide some relief and even make it in in-flight menu, if required. Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo and Dr Shirley Wee from Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) have completed a clinical trial showing that an elderberry supplement can provide some protection from cold ...

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Nepal Jolted by 7.3M Earthquake Again Today (Photos)

#EarthquakeAgain : Don't Panic. Be Alert,Be Safe!! Here are the safety tips RT & Share to all @KKRiders @iamsrk pic.twitter.com/BrhKk0WqRU — KKRiders Fan Club (@KKRidersFanClub) May 12, 2015 Mother Earth’s fury is daunting Nepal which was hit today by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake for the second time in 18 days after the April 25 devastating quake. While the death toll from Tuesday’s earthquake ...

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Facebook Succeeds to Raise $10 million for Nepal Quake Victims

In its first ever effort to launch rescue operations, Facebook has raised $10 million from nearly 5 lakh people and the money along with the company’s own contribution of $2 million , making it a total of $12 million. The money will be given to support the International Medical Corps relief effort in Nepal. Facebook started anew a Donate Button ...

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Nepal quake toll rises to 6,621; Victims return to homes

The toll in the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal has risen to 6,621, the home ministry said on Saturday. The new deaths were reported after more bodies were pulled out from quake-hit sites. Among the dead, the number of the women is significantly high, police said. Nepalese Army chief Gen. Gaurav Sumsher Rana on Friday told media persons that toll ...

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Check Authenticity Before Giving Donations: Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala, who has roots in Nepal, is saddened by the machinations of some people who are trying to make money by misusing relief funds meant for earthquake-hit Nepal. The actress has advised people to be cautious of such organisations. “I have been warned that a lot of organisations would be misusing this situation so I request every one who ...

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Nepal Quake Victims Turn Anger on Poor Relief Works 3 Days After

Food and water shortages sparked anger across Nepal on Monday as thousands remained in the open even two days after the country’s worst earthquake in eight decades left 3,815 dead and many more wounded, forcing Kathmandu to send out SOS for more international help. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi monitoring India’s relief efforts, New Delhi reached out to the Himalayan ...

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Nepal Earthquake: 1500 Killed, Millions Displaced, Rescue Efforts on War Footing (Wrap up)

Over 1,500 people were killed and thousands were injured, while million were displaced as a massive earthquake – lasting for a long 20 seconds – hit Himalayan front region with 14 strong aftershocks causing widespread destruction in Nepal and India today. In Nepal, buildings were flattened, roads cracked, telephone connectivity snapped and hospitals grappled with a large number of injured ...

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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: 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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Obama cancels Taj Mahal visit, to go to Saudi Arabia instead

The much-anticipated visit by US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to Agra to view the Taj Majal has been cancelled and the US first couple would instead head to Riyadh to condole the passing away of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the White House said Saturday. Obama and Michelle “will travel to Riyadh Tuesday in order to pay ...

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