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    Earthquake death toll hits 4,731 (Update-9)

    KATHMANDU, April 28: The death toll has reached 4731 after the devastating earthquake followed by dozens of aftershocks while the number of injured remains 9239.Based on the human casualty, Sindhupalchowk is the most affected district as the death toll reached 1250 in the district alone. According to the Nepal Police Headquarters, 2848 people are killed in the central region, excluding three districts of Kathmandu Valley. As per the Nepal Police, the earthquake killed 51 people in the eastern region while 382 in the western region and two in mid-western region.Of those killed in the earthquake, 1039 are from Kathmandu, 250…
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Rescue operation in Everest

In this photo provided by Azim Afif, people are examined for injuries and prepared for helicopter evacuation at the International Mount Guide (IMG) camp at Ever ...

In grief

Grief-stricken girls weep holding a photograph of their dear one. (Riwaj Rai/Republica) ...

UML meeting

A meeting of CPN UML following the earthquakes in Nepal. (Dipesh Shrestha/Republica) ...

Under the open sky

People rest under the open sky at Satdobato following powerful earthquakes. (Bijay Rai/Republica) ...

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Collective grief

The Nepali media, even during the best of times, tends to be highly critical of their government. Criticizing the government, in fact, is the oldest weapon in the arsenal of Nepali journalists. It's easy too. But how do you praise a government whose most notable contribution to the relief and rescue efforts following the single biggest tragedy in modern Nepali history is its complete absence? There are massive planes landing at TIA every hour, bringing in much-needed tents, first-aid kits and food items for earthquake...

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Rs 1 billion to be deposited in PM Relief Fund

KATHMANDU, April 28: The government is to deposit Rs 1 billion in the Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund for rescue and relief and resettlement of the victims of Saturday's quake. This is in an attempt to carry out the rescue...

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Nepali girls beat India 1-0

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