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He stressed on the need for advancements in construction technology so that buildings may be designed to withstand the impact of such natural disasters.
Earthquake: Air Force plane brings back 55 stranded Indians from NepalAn Indian Air Force aircraft tonight brought back 55 stranded Indians, including four infants, from the earthquake-hit Nepal.
Volkswagen said in a statement that Piech had resigned from his position as Chairman as well as member of the supervisory board and any other mandates within the Volkswagen group with immediate
"All efforts will be exerted to support their safety and the safety of their babies," UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin said.
"We are deeply saddened by the severe impact that one of the worst earthquakes in Nepal has had on the lives of its people," Airtel said in a statement.
Hundreds of foreign climbers and guides were feared missing when avalanche buried part of the base camp, Tourism Ministry spokesperson Gyanendra Shrestha said.
Around 550 Gujarati tourists stranded in NepalA strong earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale shook Nepal this morning, leaving a trail of destruction in the Himalayan nation.
Railway tracks were twisted at several places and sand geysers had erupted at many sites, the report said.
"There has been no significant damage to any structure or building and there is no cause for concern," an official statement said.
Initially, the US is sending a disaster assistance response response team, USAID's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance chief Jeremy Konyndyk said on Twitter.
"The President has been briefed (on the earthquake)," a White House official told when asked about the earthquake in Nepal and India.
Defence officials said that C130-J aircraft will take the evacuated Indians to New Delhi.
Reach Mobile was planning to expand its horizon at pan India level to reach out to 500-plus towns and over 50,000 retailers and across international boundaries, Kumar said.
"Infrastructure is a national priority," Sinha said at the 25th year celebration of Srei group today.
Government officials have got yet another extension in the deadline, this time for nearly six more months, to fill up their annual property returns.
Over 100 Gujarati tourists feared stranded in Nepal "We are receiving calls from all over the state. Around 100 tourists from Gujarat are expected to be in different parts of Nepal," said an official.
"We are receiving calls from all over the state. Around 100 tourists from Gujarat are expected to be in different parts of Nepal," said an official.
Twenty five PSUs do not have appropriate composition of the Board of Directors. Qualified independent audit committee is not there in nine PSUs and it is the same in six of the top 500 private
Live: 7.9 quake hits Nepal; nearly 1,500 killed | 36 dead in IndiaA shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of Nepal's Kathmandu, damaging buildings & killing nearly 1,500 people.
Live: 7.9 quake hits Nepal; nearly 1,500 killed | 44 dead in IndiaA shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of Nepal's Kathmandu, damaging buildings & killing nearly 1,500 people.
"A house in our Embassy complex collapsed. Unfortunately, the daughter of our employee Madan has died. His wife's condition is serious," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.
Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, bordering Nepal, were the worst affected parts of India in the quake measuring 7.9 on Richter Scale.
Why majority buildings in India weathered the impact of Nepal earthquakeThe use of earthquake resistant steel in construction played a role in preventing large scale damage to buildings in a number of
Telephone calls made on BSNL network to earthquake-hit Nepal for the next three days will attract only local call rates, the state-owned company said.
Hundreds are feared dead after a powerful 7.8 magnitude quake rocked Nepal on Saturday.