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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 »

Smriti Irani likely to be made witness in ‘camera in trial room’ case charge sheet

Panaji, April 17, 2015: Panaji police are likely to include Union Minister Smriti Irani as a witness in the case relating to fixing secret camera in the trail room at a Panaji garments outlet, according to reports. Two BJP MLAs and a Government official , who accompanied the Union Minister to the Fabindia garments outlet …Read more »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi among Time’s 100 most influential people

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has found a place among the 100 most influential people announced by the prestigious Time magazine. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indonesian President Joko Widodo also found place in the Time’s list of the world’s most influential people. Writing about Narendra Modi, the world famous magazine said: “He has already …Read more »