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Nepal government to send foreign rescue teams home

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Kathmandu, May 4: The Nepal government is preparing to send home all foreign rescue and search teams from over 25 countries, media reported. Since search and rescue work has almost completed, the remaining work can be executed by Nepali teams, the Central Natural Calamity Relief Committee said on Monday. “The government will take a formal decision on this soon,” ministry ...

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Nepal Earthquake 2015: 41 Indians killed in the natural disaster

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Kathmandu, May 4: At least 41 Indians are among 57 foreigners killed in Nepal in the powerful earthquake that left a trail of devastation and suffering, flattening buildings and uprooting electric poles and trees. The number of Indian nationals killed in the quake has reached 41, according to a statement issued by Nepal Police. A total of 57 foreigners have ...

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6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand

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WELLINGTON : An earthquake measuring six on the Richter scale hit New Zealand’s South Island on Monday.According to GeoNet, the island country’s earthquake monitoring agency, the tremor centred 30 km north-west of Wanaka town, The New Zealand Herald reported.The agency recorded the temblor as “severe”.Tremors were also felt as far as the capital city of Wellington which is near the ...

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Rs 24 lakh to be given to the moga bus tragedy victim as amount of ex-gratia relife and compensation by the bus company- Bains

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* PUNJAB GOVERNMENT TO OFFER JOB TO ONE OF THE FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE VICTIM IN EITHER GOVERNMENT, BOARD OR CORPORATION * ADVISOR TO CM REITERATES FIRM COMMITMENT OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT THE HONOR AND DIGNITY OF PUNJAB’S DAUGHTERS Chandigarh, May 3- Advisor to Chief Minister on National Affairs and Media Mr. Harcharan Bains today categorically said that ...

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Nepal bans big aircraft transporting humanitarian aid from landing

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Kathmandu, May 3: Nepal has imposed restrictions on heavy aircraft transporting humanitarian aid to Nepal to prevent further damage to the five-decade-old runway at the Tribhuvan International Airport here. The decision means that planes weighing more than 196 tonnes will not be permitted to land.A senior government official told IANS that some Western countries have sought permission to land big ...

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