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Kathmandu looks like ghost city even six days after the devastating earthquake

Kathmandu, May 1, 2015: Six days of rescue and rehabilitation activity in earthquake ravaged Nepal has revealed that 6300 people lost their lives in the devastating quake and 2, 50,000 buildings were totally or partially damaged across the Himalayan nation. The damaged constructions included several world heritage structures and Hindu shrines and prayer halls. Thousands …Read more »

7.9 magnitude quake kills 1500 in Nepal , country shaken by natural calamity

Kathmandu, April 26 ,2015: A powerful earthquake , with a magnitude of 7.9 on Richter scale, rocked the Himalayan nation Nepal on Saturday killing more than 1500 people and injuring thousands. The quake rendered thousands of people homeless as hundreds of houses collapsed. The earthquake occurred at 11:41 a.m IST. The historically famous Dharahara Tower, …Read more »