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Factbox - Foreigners in Nepal at time of deadly earthquake

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MUMBAI (Reuters) - Here are details released by some foreign governments on citizens who found themselves in Nepal at the time a strong earthquake hit on Saturday, killing more than 2,200 people.
Met department records Nepal quake
Salem meteorological department has recorded the earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday morning killing over 1,000 people.
Nepal's earthquake has killed 2,123 people: police
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Police in Nepal said on Sunday that the powerful earthquake which shook the country has left 2,123 people dead. Another 4,627 people were injured in varying degrees, a police official told the media here. A 7.
Nepal's earthquake has killed 2,123 people: Police
Police in Nepal said on Sunday that the powerful earthquake which shook the country has left 2,123 people dead.
Nepal's earthquake has killed 2,123 people: police
Police in Nepal said on Sunday that the powerful earthquake which shook the country has left 2,123 people dead.
Nepal's earthquake has killed 2,123 people: police
Police in Nepal said on Sunday that the powerful earthquake which shook the country has left 2,123 people dead.Another 4,627 people were injured in varying degrees, a police official told the media here.A 7.9 magnitude quake shook Nepal on Saturday.
Nepal earthquake: Google launches Person Finder service
New Delhi, April 25: Google has launched its Person Finder service to help people track their missing loved ones after a massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude hit Nepal on Saturday. 'Person Finder' service is a free tool, it can be
Tibet Quake Death Toll Rises to 17, China Sends Rescue Team to Nepal
Death toll in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has risen to 17 in the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit neighbouring Nepal yesterday, while the Communist giant today dispatched a 62-member search and rescue team to help the Himalayan nation.
Frantic Search for Survivors in Nepal Ravaged by Major Earthquake
A powerful earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday near its capital, Kathmandu, killing more than 1,800 people, flattening sections of the city's historic center, and trapping dozens of sightseers in a 200...
Tibet quake death toll 17; China sends rescue team to Nepal
The temblor damaged several temples in Tibet's border area, but no casualties have been reported from there so far.
Tibet quake death toll 17; China sends rescue team to Nepal
Beijing: Death toll in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has risen to 17 in the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit neighbouring Nepal yesterday, while the Communist giant today dispatched a 62-member search and rescue team to help the Himalayan nation.Nea..
Tibet quake death toll 17; China sends rescue team to Nepal
The death toll in Tibet has climbed to 17 after the powerful earthquake struck neighbouring Nepal, local authorities said.
Devastated Nepal wakes up to a gloomy morning, India rescues 546 people, earthquake death toll 1,800
Many people from Maharashtra, Telangana, West Bengal and Kerala are still stranded in Nepal.
Google finder for quake missing
Google launched a "Person Finder" tool today to help users find loved ones affected by the earthquake that devastated Nepal.
China, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Tibet also hit
At least 12 people, including an 83-year-old woman, were on Saturday killed in southwest Chinas Tibet Autonomous Region after a powerful earthquake of 7.9 magnitude jolted neighbouring Nepal. The earthquake killed 12 people and seriously injured many others in Tibet, state-run Xinhua news agency cited local authorities as saying. The woman was killed after her house collapsed in Nyelam County in Shigatse City. The quake was felt in the cities of Lhasa and Shigatse. Similarly, at least three people, including two women, were killed and 60 others injured when hundreds rushed out of their workplaces and houses in panic after the Nepal earthquake. Meanwhile, a strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand, seismologists said, panicking shoppers but prompting no reports of any major damage. The quake hit at 3:36 pm (0336 GMT) with its epicentre about 66 kilometres (41 miles) from the South Island town of Kaikoura at a depth of 55 kilometres.
Nepal quake jolts neighbouring Tibet leaves 12 dead
At least five persons including an 83yearold woman were today killed in southwest Chinas Tibet Autonomous Region after a powerful earthquake of 79 magnitude jolted neighbouring Nepal
12 dead as Nepal quake jolts neighbouring Tibet
At least 12 people, including an 83-year-old woman, were today killed in southwest Chinas Tibet Autonomous Region after a powerful earthquake of 7.9 magnitude jolted neighbouring Nepal. The earthquake killed 12 people and seriously injured many others in Tibet, state-run Xinhua news agency cited local authorities as saying. The woman was killed after her house collapsed in Nyelam County in Shigatse City. The quake was felt in the cities of Lhasa and Shigatse. Houses were damaged in Nyelam County and telecommunication services were interrupted in counties on the China-Nepal border, the report said.
Quake claims 34 lives in India
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) At least 34 people were killed and many others injured in India due to a massive earthquake that rocked Nepal and its neighbouring areas on Saturday afternoon, the home ministry said.
500 dead in Nepal quake, shock in Northeast too
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS): As many as 500 people were killed in a major earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday, a Nepalese official said here.
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Govt steps up efforts to rescue tourists from quake-hit Nepal

Business Standard 1 hour ago

India today took a slew of steps for speedy evacuation of stranded tourists in quake-hit Nepal including goodwill visas to foreigners and mobilising buses and ambulances. The decisions were taken...
Govt steps up efforts to rescue tourists from quake-hit Nepal
India on Sunday took a slew of steps for speedy evacuation of stranded tourists in quake-hit Nepal including goodwill visas to foreigners and mobilising buses and ambulances.
India scales up rescue ops, 550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal
New Delhi: Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India stepped up its relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialists and equipment to Kathmandu on Sunday. Since 10:40 PM last night, four IAF aircraft have landed from Nepal with 546 Indians on board. The first aircraft to land was a C-130J with 55 passengers on board, including four infants, a defence spokesperson said today. Around midnight, a C-17 aircraft landed with 102 passengers which was followed by an IL 76 with 152. Around 4 am, a C17 landed with 237 passengers, all who were evacuated following the massive earthquake that has claimed over 1800 lives. Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said Indian authorities have responded "very proactively, very swiftly and I think every agency, every stakeholder in India who matters in providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in Nepal in times of their need has been activated and the response has been exceptional". "Today, we have planned to send 10 large bodied aircraft carrying loads of equipment of behalf of the Army specially some of their field engineering companies, regiments...One aircraft has already gone airborne and other aircraft is getting ready. The operation will continue the whole day," he said. India, which was the first to respond to the Nepal crisis, is stepping up its mission today. Eight flights by the transport aircraft are scheduled for the day. They will be carrying equipment, relief material and specialist to Nepal.Also on board with will the Army forward hospitals. At least 12 helicopters will be sent to Nepal today to help with search and rescue mission.
Air force to evacuate 1,500 from Nepal on Sunday
The Indian Air Force will bring back 1,500 stranded Indians from thee earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said."We brought back around 500 people yesterday (Saturday), today (Sunday) we will be evacuating 1,500 Indians from Nepal," Parrikar told reporters on the sidelines of defence investiture ceremony here.The...
India scales up rescue ops, 550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal
India scales up rescue ops, 550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal
550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal
New Delhi, Apr 26: Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India stepped up its relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialists and equipment to Kathmandu on
550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal
Since 10:40 PM last night, four IAF aircraft have landed from Nepal with 546 Indians on board. The first aircraft to land was a C-130J with 55 passengers on board, including four infants, a defence spokesperson said. Around midnight, a C-17 aircraft landed with 102 passengers which was followed by an IL 76 with 152. Around 4 AM, a C17 landed with 237 passengers, all who were evacuated following the massive earthquake that has claimed over 1800 lives. Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said Indian authorities have responded "very proactively, very swiftly and I think every agency, every stakeholder in India who matters in providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in Nepal in times of their need has been activated and the response has been exceptional". "Today, we have planned to send 10 large bodied aircraft carrying loads of equipment of behalf of the Army specially some of their field engineering companies, regiments...One aircraft has already gone airborne and other aircraft is getting ready. The operation will continue the whole day," he said. India, which was the first to respond to the Nepal crisis, is stepping up its mission today. Eight flights by the transport aircraft are scheduled for the day. They will be carrying equipment, relief material and specialist to Nepal. Also on board with will the Army forward hospitals. At least 12 helicopters will be sent to Nepal today to help with search and rescue mission. Latest News from India News Desk
Indian Air Force rescues 550 Indians from quake-hit Nepal
Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India stepped up its relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialists and equipment to Kathmandu today.Since 10:40 PM last night, four IAF aircraft have lan..
550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said: "Today, we have planned to send 10 large bodied aircraft carrying loads of equipment of behalf of the Army specially."
550 Indians Evacuated by IAF From Quake-Hit Nepal
Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India stepped up its relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialists and equipment to Kathmandu today.
550 Indians evacuated by IAF from earthquake-hit Nepal
Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India stepped up its relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialists and equipment to Kathmandu on Sunday.
550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal
Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India stepped up its relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialists and equipment to Kathmandu today. The post 550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal appeared first on Firstpost .
550 Indians evacuated by IAF from quake-hit Nepal
Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India stepped up its relief and rescue mission with 10 flights and 12 helicopters scheduled to carry specialists and equipment to Kathmandu today. Since 10:40 PM last night, four IAF aircraft have landed from Nepal with 546 Indians on board. The first aircraft to land was a C-130J with 55 passengers on board, including four infants, a defence spokesperson said today. Around midnight, a C-17 aircraft landed with 102 passengers which was followed by an IL 76 with 152. Around 4 AM, a C17 landed with 237 passengers, all who were evacuated following the massive earthquake that has claimed over 1800 lives. Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said Indian authorities have responded "very proactively, very swiftly and I think every agency, every stakeholder in India who matters in providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in Nepal in times of their need has been activated and the response has been exceptional". "Today, we have planned to send 10 large bodied aircraft carrying loads of equipment of behalf of the Army specially some of their field engineering companies, regiments...One aircraft has already gone airborne and other aircraft is getting ready. The operation will continue the whole day," he said. India, which was the first to respond to the Nepal crisis, is stepping up its mission today. Eight flights by the transport aircraft are scheduled for the day. They will be carrying equipment, relief material and specialist to Nepal.Also on board with will the Army forward hospitals. At least 12 helicopters will be sent to Nepal today to help with search and rescue mission.
Indian Air Force planes fetch 546 people back from Kathmandu
New Delhi: Indian Air Force planes have fetched around 546 of its citizens, including several infants, back from quake-hit Kathmandu since late Saturday with more sorties firmed up during Sunday, officials here said. The first Indian Ai
Indian Air Force planes fetch 546 people back from Kathmandu (Second Lead)
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian Air Force planes have fetched around 546 of its citizens, including several infants, back from quake-hit Kathmandu since late Saturday with more sorties firmed up during Sunday, officials here said.
Indian Air Force plane fetches 55 people back from Nepal
A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft of the Indian Air Force landed in New Delhi around 11pm on Saturday, fetching some 55 civilians, including four infants, from Kathmandu where they were stranded due to the devastating earthquake in the country just before noon.
IAF planes bring back 155 stranded Indians from Nepal
An Indian Air Force aircraft on Saturday night brought back 55 stranded Indians including four infants from the earthquakehit Nepal
IAF plane brings back 55 stranded Indians
An Indian Air Force aircraft on Saturday night brought back 55 stranded Indians, including four infants, from the earthquake-hit Nepal.
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Society should cooperate to end manual scavenging: PM Modi

Jagran Post 1 hour 1 minute ago

"Does it behove us that manual scavenging is still continuing in the country? I have emphasized that we must get rid of this blot in the 125th anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar. We will not...
Mann Ki Baat: Nepal earthquake shakes Modi, PM recalls Kutch disaster in Gujarat
New Delhi, Apr 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, April 26 once again reached out the people of the nation through Mann Ki Baat programme through All India Radio (AIR).A day after the massive earthquake in Nepal and northern part
India will make all-out efforts to help quake-hit Nepal: Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India will make all out efforts to help the people of quake-hit Nepal and wipe their tears in this hour of crisis, giving priority to saving lives of those who might be buried under the debris.
India will try to wipe the tears of Nepali people: PM Narendra Modi
For 125 crore Indians, Nepal is their own. India will do its best to wipe the tears of every Nepali, hold their hands and stand with them," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in radio programme 'Mann ki Baat'.
India will wipe tears of every Nepali: Modi
India will wipe tears of every Nepali: Modi
#NepalDevastated: India will wipe tears of every Nepali, hold their hands and give every support, says PM Modi
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that 'India is with the sisters and brothers of Nepal in its time of crisis following the terrible earthquake'."We share the grief of our Nepali brethren. Nepal's pain is India's pain. I can easily imagine th....
India will wipe tears of every Nepali, says PM Modi in his 'Mann Ki Baat'
Modi said the earthquake that hit Nepal and also affected many parts of India has "shaken the whole world".
Government determined to end manual scavenging: Modi
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his government is determined to end manual scavenging.
India Will Try to Wipe the Tears of Nepali People: PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India will make all out efforts to help the people of quake-hit Nepal and wipe their tears in this hour of crisis, giving priority to saving lives of those who might be buried under the debris.
Mann Ki Baat: India will wipe tears of every Nepali, says Modi
India is with the "sisters and brothers" of Nepal in its time of crisis following the terrible earthquake, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his radio address 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday.
India will wipe tears of every Nepali: Modi
India is with the "sisters and brothers" of Nepal in its time of crisis following the terrible earthquake, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his radio address 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday."We will wipe the tears of every Nepali, hold their hands and give every support," Modi said. Modi said the earthquake that hit Nepal and also affected many...
Text of Prime Ministers Mann ki Baat on All India Radio
Text of Prime Ministers Mann ki Baat on All India Radio
Mann ki Baat LIVE: PM Narendra Modi begins his address
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address issues of elderly people in his popular radio programme 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday.
Live: Modi speaks on Mann Ki Baat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his seventh 'Mann Ki Baat' address on All India Radio (AIR). The Prime Minister has already interacted directly with people through six such talks. In the last edition, which was broadcast on March 22, he share
PM to share his thoughts on 'Mann Ki Baat' today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the nation on All India Radio in the next series of 'Mann Ki Baat'. The program is scheduled to be broadcast at 11:00 AM on 26th April.
'India is With Nepal in This Hour of Crisis,' Says PM Modi in 'Mann ki Baat'
In his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at length of the Saturday's devastating earthquake, which claimed over 1,800 lives in neighbouring Nepal in 53 lives...
Modi's Mann Ki Baat: We will try to wipe tears of people of Nepal
Apart from Nepal earthquake Modi also touched issues like India's rescue missions in Yemen, 125th birth anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar and India's Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza becoming top players in their respective sports. Watch Video
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India puts on hold moving fresh relief to Nepal

Zee News 1 hour 44 minutes ago

Following fresh tremors in Nepal, India on Sunday put on hold till 4 p.m. moving fresh relief and rescue missions to the Himalayan country.
India puts on hold moving fresh relief to Nepal
Following fresh tremors in Nepal, India on Sunday put on hold till 4 p.m. moving fresh relief and rescue missions to the Himalayan country."All movement to Kathmandu kept on hold till 16.00 hrs (IST) due to fresh tremors in Nepal," defence ministry spokesperson Sitanshu Kar tweeted.Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said six more teams of the...
Nepal Earthquake: After Fresh Tremors, PM Modi Calls High-Level Meet: 10 Developments
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a meeting following fresh tremors across large parts of north India, caused by a strong 6.7 magnitude aftershock in Nepal. Over 2,000 people have been killed in...
Earthquake aftershock hits Nepal and India, magnitude 6.7
A strong earthquake aftershock struck India and Nepal on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas.
Quake aftershocks are likely to continue, Met department cautions
Quake aftershocks are likely to continue, Met department cautions
Earthquake aftershock hits Nepal and India, magnitude 6.7
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, April 26 (Reuters) - A strong earthquakeaftershock struck India and Nepal on Sunday, shaking buildingsin New Delhi and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas. The United States Geological Survey said the tremor was 6.7ma
Nepal earthquake LIVE: Kathmandu airport shut till 4 pm
A strong earthquake aftershock struck India and Nepal on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas. So far 1,900 people have been confirmed dead in earthquake. Watch Video
Fresh magnitude-6.7 tremors felt in Nepal
Fresh magnitude-6.7 tremors felt in Nepal
Earthquake aftershock hits Nepal and India, magnitude 6.7
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - A strong earthquake aftershock struck India and Nepal on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas.
Fresh tremors felt in Nepal, parts of India; triggers avalanche in Himalayas
Strong aftershock hit Nepal and parts of north India on Sunday, a day after the Himalayan nation was hit by an earthquake of magnitude of 7.9. It triggered another avalanche in the Himalayas.
Quake in Nepal, tremors in city
As Nepal suffered a major earthquake leading to loss of lives and property, Tricity residents also felt the tremors - expressing concerns and awaiting aftershocks.
Live: Massive earthquake strikes Nepal, Modi says India stands by the country, assures all help
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake jolted the Himalayan nation on Saturday followed by several aftershocks.
Lutheran World Relief Readies Response Following Deadly Earthquake in Nepal
BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - April 25, 2015) - A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck approximately 50 miles northwest of Kathmandu, Nepal at 11:41 a.m. local time Saturday. Tremors were felt across northern India and neighboring Bangladesh and Pakistan. Aftershocks continued throughout the day, one of which measured at a magnitude of 6.6
Aftershocks rattle Nepal after worst quake in decades
Magnitude 7.8 quake northwest of Kathmandu kills at least 1,800 as aftershocks continue amid warnings of more to come.
Two aftershocks felt in India, Nepal
New Delhi, Apr 26: Two tremors measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook parts of India and Nepal late last night and early on Sunday but government gave an assurance that there was no cause for panic as these were aftershocks.
#NepalDevastated: Exclusive pictures of the earthquake in Nepal
Kathmandu: A strong earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale rocked Nepal at 11.41 am (India time) with tremors felt from Delhi to Guwahati and Srinagar to Jaipur. Even half an hour later, the aftershocks continued.According to the India Meteorological Departm..
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Nepal quake toll crosses 2,000 as fresh jolts hamper relief efforts

India Today 55 minutes ago

A police official told media in Kathmandu that 2,123 people were killed.
Quake Claims 58 Lives in India - 45 Dead in Bihar Alone
The toll in Bihar rose to 45 this morning from Saturday's devastating quake, which had its epicenter in Nepal and affected the eastern part of India. So far, 58 people have died and 237 have been inju...
Aid pours in Nepal amid aftershocks as toll rises
The death toll continued to climb as more reports came in from far-flung areas, with 1,805 in Nepal alone, said Home Ministry official Laxmi Dhakal.
Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.
CCTV footage shows the moment the earthquake struck Nepal
These videos were originally posted on Facebook by Kishor Rana from Kathmandu.
44 killed, 237 injured in quake in India
New Delhi, Apr 25: At least 44 people were killed and 237 injured in various parts of the country in a powerful earthquake, with epicentre in Nepal, which destroyed or damaged several houses and buildings. Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West
51 killed, 237 injured in quake in India
New Delhi: At least 51 people were todaykilled and 237 injured in various parts of the country in apowerful earthquake, with epicentre in Nepal, which destroyedor damaged several houses and buildings. Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Benga
Nepal earthquake death toll jumps to 1,805
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The death toll from Nepal's earthquake has jumped to 1,805, a home ministry official said on Sunday. Nepal has urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck on Saturday. The official said 4,718 people have been injured in the country's worst quake in 81 years. The post Nepal earthquake death toll jumps to 1,805 – home ministry | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost .
Nepal earthquake death toll jumps to 1,805 - home ministry
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The death toll from Nepal's earthquake has jumped to 1,805, a home ministry official said on Sunday.
Nepal seeks help, death toll seen rising after devastating quake
Nepal urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 1,500 people, a toll predicted to rise as rescuers used their hands to dig for survivors among the rubble on Sunday.
44 killed, 237 injured in India
NEW DELHI, April 25 - At least 44 people were today killed and 237 injured in various parts of the country in a powerful earthquake, with epicentre in Nepal, which destroyed or damaged several houses and buildings, reports PTI.
Quake: 35 killed in Bihar (Third Lead)
At least 35 people were killed in Bihar as a massive earthquake struck Nepal and the adjoining areas in northern India on Saturday, officials said.
Watch: CCTV cameras capture powerful earthquake in Nepal
An earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday, causing buildings to collapse, injuring many and leaving a pall of dust over the city, witnesses said. The death toll has crossed 1130 as Kathmandu's decrepit buildings, crisscrossed by narrow alleys, are home to large families. A 1934 quake of magnitude 8.3 in the Himalayan nation had killed over 8,500 people. Total toll from this earthquake stands at 1130. 12 have died in Tibet, 2 in Bangladesh. Watch the visuals caught on a CCTV camera in Nepal: This video shows animals runnning around and a person jumping from his house for safety. Report India dna Web Team dna webdesk Nepal Earthquake Bihar CCTV Kathmandu Himalyas Bangladesh Tibet Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 11:15pm Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 11:15pm A still of the video File Photo Image courtesy: Youtube dnai.in/21 964
Quake: 35 killed in Bihar (Third Lead)
Patna, April 25 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed in Bihar as a massive earthquake struck Nepal and the adjoining areas in northern India on Saturday, officials said.
Nepal Earthquake Leaves 44 Dead in India, NDRF Teams Sent to Bihar, UP
44 killed, 237 injured in quake in India At least 44 people were today killed and 237 injured in various parts of the country in a powerful earthquake, with epicentre in Nepal, which destroyed or damaged several houses and buildings.
Nepal quake: Toll rises to nearly 900
Nearly 900 people were killed in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, officials said.According to the Nepal police headquarters, 888 people were killed across the nation. Many people were still trapped under rubble.As many as 268 people were killed in capital Kathmandu, 144 in Bhaktapur and 68 in Lalitpur, police said.The quake...
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Fresh tremors felt in West Bengal

The Telegraph 1 hour 31 minutes ago

Fresh tremors were felt on Sunday in several parts of West Bengal at around 12.40 PM causing panic among the people who ran out of their homes and assembled on the streets.
Fresh 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors across north India
Fresh tremors were felt across Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam on Sunday after an earthquake of 6.7 magnitude hit east of Kathmandu.Residents evacuated buildings and rushed out in the open after tremors hit the northern region.The ...
Nepal Quake: Special prayers held in Varanasi for people's safety
Special Prayers were held in Varanasi on Sunday for the safety of people affected by the massive earthquake that hit Nepal twice. Fresh tremors were felt across Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam after an earthquake of 6.7 mag
More than 2,000 killed in huge Nepal quake: Officials
The overall death toll from a massive earthquake which devastated large parts of Nepal has passed 2,000, officials said on Sunday.
Earthquake: Fresh tremor felt in Delhi, Bihar, West Bengal; panic grips all
New Delhi, April 26: Fresh tremor once again shook New Delhi, National Capital Region (NCR), West Bengal, Bihar and many other parts of the country on Sunday, April 26.The fresh tremor was felt around 1 pm. According to sources, the epicenter
Centre announces Rs 2 lakh compensation to kin of those killed in earthquake
Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, bordering Nepal, were the worst-hit parts of India in yesterday's quake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale. "GoI has announced a compensation of Rs. 2 lakh to families of those who lost their lives in the Earthquake across parts of India," PMO said in a tweet. According to the Home Ministry, the toll in the quake in India has climbed to 53 while 240 were injured. In Uttar Pradesh, 11 deaths took place and 69 people were injured while in West Bengal 2 persons perished and 35 were injured in the quake. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is himself monitoring the situation and has issued directives to ensure timely relief for those affected. He has directed immediate dispatch of rescue and relief teams, including medical staff, to the affected areas. Latest News from India News Desk
Compensation of Rs 2 lakh to kin of those killed in quake
Government today announced a compensation of Rs two lakh to the families of those who lost their lives in the powerful quake that struck various parts of India leaving 53 dead. Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, bordering Nepal, were the worst-hit parts of India in yesterdays quake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale. "GoI has announced a compensation of Rs. 2 lakh to families of those who lost their lives in the Earthquake across parts of India," PMO said in a tweet. According to the Home Ministry, the toll in the quake in India has climbed to 53 while 240 were injured. In Uttar Pradesh, 11 deaths took place and 69 people were injured while in West Bengal 2 persons perished and 35 were injured in the quake. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is himself monitoring the situation and has issued directives to ensure timely relief for those affected. He has directed immediate dispatch of rescue and relief teams, including medical staff, to the affected areas.
Pope Francis 'Deeply Saddened' by Nepal Quake Tragedy
Pope Francis has said he was "deeply saddened" by the massive earthquake yesterday that killed more than a 1,000 people in Nepal and expressed his solidarity with those affected by the tragedy.
Live: IAF sends 5 helicopters from Gorakhpur for relief operation in Nepal
Over 50 people have died in India due to the massive earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday morning. While 47 deaths have been reported in Bihar, eight people have died in Uttar Pradesh and three casualties are from West Bengal. Nepal also ramped up efforts on Sunday to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings.
Pope Francis 'deeply saddened' by Nepal quake tragedy
Pope Francis has said he was "deeply saddened" by the massive earthquake yesterday that killed more than a 1,000 people in Nepal and expressed his solidarity with those affected by the tragedy.
Pope Francis 'deeply saddened' by Nepal quake tragedy
Pope Francis said he was "deeply saddened" Saturday by the massive earthquake that killed more than a 1,000 people in Nepal and expressed his solidarity with those affected by the tragedy.
Pope Francis 'Deeply Saddened' by Nepal Earthquake Tragedy
Pope Francis said he was "deeply saddened" Saturday by the massive earthquake that killed more than a 1,000 people in Nepal and expressed his solidarity with those affected by the tragedy.
Nepal earthquake takes its toll in India too, at least 51 dead; Bihar worst hit
Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, bordering Nepal, were the worst-hit parts of India in the quake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju told PTI that Bihar accounted for the highest number of deaths--38--and 133 people were injured in the state.
Earthquake epicentred in Nepal kills 44 in India, over 237 injured
Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, bordering Nepal, were the worst-hit parts of India.
Quake kills eight in UP
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Eight people were killed and many others injured as a massive earthquake that hit Nepal also jolted many parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, officials said.
Quake kills eight in UP
Eight people were killed and many others injured as a massive earthquake that hit Nepal also jolted many parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, officials said.Three people were killed in Barabanki, two each in Gorakhpur and Kanpur rural, and one in Sant Kabir Nagar.Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has announced an ex-gratia of Rs.5 lakh to the...
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Sophia Bush mourns ex-beau's death in Nepal quake

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"One Tree Hill" actress Sophia Bush is left heartbroken after her former boyfriend Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive, was tragically killed in a Mount Everest avalanche caused by an earthquake in...
17 climbers dead in avalanche on Mt Everest
A mountaineering team of Indian Army who were hiking on Everest were also safe, an Indian army spokesman said.
Top 15 developments about Nepal earthquake
Saturday's catastrophic earthquake in Nepal – which measured 7.8 on the Richter scale – wrecked houses, levelled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mount Everest, killing over 1911 people. At least 18 people were killed on Mount Everest, and hundreds of tou....
Google executive among those killed in Mount Everest avalanche post Nepal earthquake
Google executive Dan Fredinburg was among those killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest that followed the catastrophic earthquake in Nepal yesterday. Fredinburg served as Chief of Privacy for Google X, and headed up product management for the
Google executive among those killed in Mount Everest avalanche post Nepal earthquake
Google executive Dan Fredinburg was among those killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest that followed the catastrophic earthquake in Nepal yesterday.Fredinburg served as Chief of Privacy for Google X, and headed up product management for the ...
Nepal Earthquake: Major setback for Google, executive killed on Mount Everest
Kathmandu, April 26: A day after the massive earthquake in Nepal and adjoining and northern states of India, it has been confirmed that Google executive was killed on Mount Everest on Saturday, April 25.The executive has been identified as Dan Fredinburg
Google executive among 10 killed in Mount Everest avalanche after Nepal earthquake
Dan Fredinburg, a Google Inc executive based in California, was among those killed on Saturday in an avalanche on Mount Everest caused by a devastating earthquake in Nepal, the company said. The post Google executive among 10 killed in Mount Everest avalanche after Nepal earthquake appeared first on Firstpost .
Bad weather hampers search for avalanche survivors on Everest
Bad weather frustrated efforts to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche in possibly the single deadliest incident on the world's highest peak.
Bad weather hampers search for avalanche survivors on Everest
Bad weather frustrated efforts to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche in possibly the single deadliest incident on the world`s highest peak.
Google Executive Killed on Everest After Nepal Earthquake
A Google executive and self-described adventurer was among 10 people killed at a Mount Everest base camp in an avalanche triggered by a major Nepal earthquake yesterday, the company and his family said.
Bad weather hampers search for avalanche survivors on Everest
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Bad weather frustrated efforts to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche in possibly the single deadliest incident on the world's highest peak.
Bad weather hampers search for avalanche survivors on Everest
Bad weather frustrated efforts to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche in possibly the single deadliest incident on the world's highest peak.
Google Executive Killed on Everest After Nepal Earthquake
A Google executive and self-described adventurer was among 10 people killed at a Mount Everest base camp in an avalanche triggered by a major Nepal earthquake Saturday, the company and his family said...
Avalanche claims Everest climbers
An Indian Army mountaineering team found 18 bodies on Mount Everest, an army spokesman said, after a huge earthquake in Nepal today unleashed an avalanche on the mountain at the start of the main climbing season.
Mountaineers killed in Everest avalanche
KATHMANDU: At least 13 mountaineers were killed and many went missing when a massive avalanche triggered by the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal struck Mt Everest. According to Gyanendra Shrestha, an official at the Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, at least 13 climb ...Read More
Nepal earthquake triggers Everest avalanche, climbers at risk
New Delhi: A powerful earthquake in Nepal on Saturday triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest, climbers said, raising fears for those on the world's highest peak a year after another avalanche caused the deadliest incident on the mountain. Romanian climber Alex Gavan said on Twitter that there had been...
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After 2,000 deaths, fresh tremors rock Nepal

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Another powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on Sunday even as rescuers battled against great odds to try rescue trapped people from the previous day's tremblor that...
After 2,000 deaths, fresh tremors rock Nepal
Kathmandu: Another powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on Sunday even as rescuers battled against great odds to try rescue trapped people from the previous day's tremblor that left nearly 2,000 dead in the Himalayan n
After 2,000 deaths, fresh tremors rock Nepal
Another powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on Sunday even as rescuers battled against great odds to try rescue trapped people from the previous day's tremblor that left nearly 2,000 dead in the Himalayan nation.Tens of thousands fled out of their homes in the Kathmandu Valley and other districts at 12.54 p.m.,...
We thought we were going to die: Indians recount horrors of Nepal earthquake
Over 150 Indians landed Palam Technical Airport early this morning from worst earthquake-hit nation with which India shares a vast stretch of its border. The post We thought we were going to die: Indians recount horrors of Nepal earthquake appeared first on Firstpost .
Live: Modi says India stands by earthquake-hit Nepal, will wipe all tears, assures help
Death toll in Nepal due to the devastating earthquake that hit the country, today rose to 1,900 with over 700 casualties in Kathmandu Valley alone. A 7.9-magnitude earthquake jolted the Himalayan nation on Saturday followed by several aftershocks and left a trail of death and destruction, flattening houses and buildings, including the iconic Dharhara tower and the landmark Darbar Square in the heart of the capital.
LIVE: Death toll rises to over 1800, fresh tremors hit Nepal; India begins `Operation Maitri`
Efforts to rescue people trapped after massive earthquake of 7.9 magnitudeepicentrednear Kathmandu, which left over 1,800 dead and 4,721 injured, continued on Sunday.
(Updates) Nepal earthquake: Death toll crosses 2,000; Fresh tremors felt in Nepal, Delhi
Kathmandu, April 26: Nepal was shaken by a deadly earthquake that left over 2,000 people dead and over 4,000 injured, on Saturday, April 25. Reactions poured in from all across the world, condoling the loss of lives and damage of property.
Celebs take to Twitter to extend their support for Nepal earthquake victims
On April 25 a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, over thousands of people are dead and the number keeps rising every minute
Nepal Earthquake: Over 1,800 Killed, 4,721 Injured
Death toll in Nepal due to the devastating earthquake that hit the country, today rose to 1,807 with over 1,000 casualties in Kathmandu Valley alone.
Indian companies in Nepal see no major quake impact
Indian companies with operations in earthquake-hit Nepal said their plants had suffered minor damages, but operations remained largely unaffected and no loss of lives reported so far.
Nepal Earthquake Kills Over 1900 People; More Than 50 Dead in India
More than 1,900 people have died and over 4,500 people have been injured in a massive earthquake of 7.9 magnitude on the Richter scale which hit large parts of Nepal on Saturday, news agency Reuters s...
U.S. mountaineering companies scramble to keep in touch with Everest climbers
The quake, the worst to hit the Himalayan country for 81 years, flattened buildings and sent tremors through neighboring India.
Devastating quake causes massive damage across country
KATHMANDU: A devastating earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale shook Nepal at 11.56am today and its effects were felt in all the districts. According to Ministry of Home Affairs, bodies of 820 people were recovered from the debris till this evening. In Kathmandu, the quake killed at least 181 people. Sources said more th ...Read More
Two Indians die in Nepal earthquake
At least two Indians have died in the 79magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday a top diplomat said
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Air India, SpiceJet to operate free relief flights to Nepal

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Following the earthquake in Nepal, state-run Air India and budget carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo have decided to operate additional flights and carry relief material to the quake-hit country free of...
Air India, SpiceJet to operate free relief flights to Nepal
Following the earthquake in Nepal, state-run Air India and budget carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo have decided to operate additional flights and carry relief material to the quake-hit country free of cost."The regular scheduled operations from Delhi and Kolkata will resume on Sunday," Air India said in a statement.The airline would also operate two...
Earthquake: Air India resumes flights to Nepal
New Delhi, Apr 26: National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning. Both the flights left around 7:30 AM with 118 and
Air India, SpiceJet, IndiGo operate additional flights to Nepal, take relief material free of cost
National carrier Air India and private carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo have not only resumed services to Nepal from Sunday but have also decided to operate additional flights and carry relief material to the quake-hit country free of cost. The post Air India, SpiceJet, IndiGo operate additional flights to Nepal, take relief material free of cost appeared first on Firstpost .
Air India resumes flights to quake-hit Nepal
National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning.An Air India spokesperson said both the flights left around 7:30 AM with 118 and 45 passengers on board each plane.
Air India resumes flights to Nepal
National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning.
Air India resumes flights to quake-hit Nepal
NEW DELHI: National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning. Both the flights left around 7:30 AM with 118 and 45 passengers on board each plane, an Air India spokesperson said. Air India operates three services to Kathmandu including two daily services from the national capital. The Kolkata-Kathmandu-Kolkata flight is, however, operated four times a week. Air India would also fly one additional flight, each from New Delhi and Kolkata with relief material along with the scheduled flights, the spokesperson said. These services are being operated to accommodate the passengers of the two scheduled flights, which were cancelled yesterday after the Tribhuvan International Airport was closed for few hours due to the devastating earthquake, later in the day. Of the three regular services, Air India had operated only one flight yesterday, which had departed much before the massive earthquake had hit the land-locked country. Besides Air India, other domestic carriers had also cancelled their services to Kathmandu. All these carriers are also expected to resume their flights to Kathmandu today. Domestic airlines flying to Nepal have also decided to waive all cancellation, date change or refund charges for Kathmandu flights up to a week. Besides Air India, private carriers Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet also fly to Kathmandu.
Air India Resumes Flights to Nepal
National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning.
Air India resumes flights to quake-hit Nepal
Both the flights left around 7:30 AM with 118 and 45 passengers on board each plane, an Air India spokesperson said. Air India operates three services to Kathmandu including two daily services from the national capital. The Kolkata-Kathmandu-Kolkata flight is, however, operated four times a week. Air India would also fly one additional flight, each from New Delhi and Kolkata with relief material along with the scheduled flights, the spokesperson said. These services are being operated to accommodate the passengers of the two scheduled flights, which were cancelled yesterday after the Tribhuvan International Airport was closed for few hours due to the devastating earthquake, later in the day. Of the three regular services, Air India had operated only one flight yesterday, which had departed much before the massive earthquake had hit the land-locked country. Besides Air India, other domestic carriers had also cancelled their services to Kathmandu. All these carriers are also expected to resume their flights to Kathmandu today. Domestic airlines flying to Nepal have also decided to waive all cancellation, date change or refund charges for Kathmandu flights up to a week. Besides Air India, private carriers Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet also fly to Kathmandu. Latest News from India News Desk
Air India Resumes Flights to Earthquake-Hit Nepal
National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning.
Air India resumes flights to Nepal
National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning.
AI resumes flights to Nepal
National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning. Both the flights left around 7:30 AM with 118 and 45 passengers on board each plane, an Air India spokesperson said. Air India operates three services to Kathmandu including two daily services from the national capital. The Kolkata-Kathmandu-Kolkata flight is, however, operated four times a week. Air India would also fly one additional flight, each from New Delhi and Kolkata with relief material along with the scheduled flights, the spokesperson said. These services are being operated to accommodate the passengers of the two scheduled flights, which were cancelled yesterday after the Tribhuvan International Airport was closed for few hours due to the devastating earthquake, later in the day. Of the three regular services, Air India had operated only one flight yesterday, which had departed much before the massive earthquake had hit the land-locked country. Besides Air India, other domestic carriers had also cancelled their services to Kathmandu. All these carriers are also expected to resume their flights to Kathmandu today. Domestic airlines flying to Nepal have also decided to waive all cancellation, date change or refund charges for Kathmandu flights up to a week. Besides Air India, private carriers Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet also fly to Kathmandu. P
Air India resumes flights to earthquake hit Nepal
Air India would also fly one additional flight, each from New Delhi and Kolkata with relief material along with the scheduled flights, the spokesperson said.
Air India resumes flights to Nepal
National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu on Sunday morning.
Nepal earthquake: Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet put flights to Kathmandu on hold
Domestic airlines today put on hold their services to the Nepal capital Kathmandu, following the closure of runway due to a powerful earthquake...
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Preview: IPL 2015 Match 27: Kings XI Punjab Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

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Mohali, April 26: Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) would be looking to get out of the rut when they clash in an IPL 2015...
IPL 2015: Battle of laggards as Punjab squares off against Hyderabad
Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be looking to get out of the rut when they clash in an IPL cricket match here on Monday.
IPL: Dropped catches cost us against CSK, says coach Sanjay Bangar
Meanwhile, winning team's coach Stephen Fleming said he was very happy with the team's performance.
Battle of laggards as Punjab squares off against Hyderabad
Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be looking to get out of the rut when they clash in an IPL cricket match here tomorrow. While Punjab are lying last with four losses from six ...
All-round Chennai Super Kings crush Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs
All-round Chennai Super Kings crush Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs
IPL 8: Brendon McCullum dazzles as CSK dismantle KXIP to go top
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) marched to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table with a comfortable 97-run victory over Kings XI Punjab in their league match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Saturday. The post IPL 8: Brendon McCullum dazzles as CSK dismantle KXIP to go top appeared first on Firstpost .
IPL 8: Rampaging Chennai thrash listless Punjab to top table
Chennai Super Kings continued with their rich vein of form as they inflicted a heavy 97-run defeat on Kings XI Punjab to become table toppers. Scorecard
IPL 2015 CSK v KXIP Highlights: Chennai Crush Punjab by 97 Runs
Chennai Super Kings beat Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs in the Indian Premier League. Catch all the highlights here.
Chennai Super Kings conquer Kings XI Punjab to reach top in IPL
An all-round CSK performance transform into a 97-run win over the KingsXI
IPL 8: CSK spin their way to thumping win over Kings XI Punjab
Chennai: Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by a huge margin of 97 runs here on Saturday, extracting a sweet revenge for a string of three losses to them in the last season of the Indian Premier League.Brendon McCullum (66 off 44 balls) and Mahendra Singh Dhon..
Convincing win: Dhoni
Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by a huge margin of 97 runs at the Chepauk on Saturday, extracting a sweet revenge for a string of three losses to the latter in the last IPL season.
IPL 8: All-round Chennai Super Kings thrash Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs
McCullum (66) and Dhoni (41*) propelled CSK to 192/3 before the spinners put up a stellar show to limit Punjab to 95/9 in 20 overs.
IPL 8: CSK spinners skittle out KXIP; help them to huge 97-run win
Kings XI showed little fight in the run chase as Ashwin (2/14) and Jadeja (3/22) ran through their batting on a helping pitch.
Super Kings stamp their authority over Kings XI
C hennai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) marched to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table with a comfortable 97-run victory over Kings XI Punjab in their league match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Saturday.
IPL scoreboard: Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab
The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Saturday.Chennai Super Kings:Dwayne Smith b Anureet Singh 26Brendon McCullum c Miller b Patel 66Suresh Raina run out (Karanveer Singh) 29MS Dhoni not out 41Ravindra Jadeja not out...
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