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India has pledged $250m for post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal as the two countries try to remove irritants in their ties following protests in Nepal over the country's new constitution
Two months after foreign countries and international agencies pledged $4.1bn to help Nepal recover from its worst natural disaster; the government has yet to make arrangements to receive the money and has spent nothing on reconstruction.
Earthquake-battered Nepal will ask international donors to support a reconstruction plan that is expected to cost $6.6bn over five years, the government says.
Nepali soldiers and police have recovered the bodies of 53 trekkers and villagers buried in avalanches set off by an earthquake in April.
Hundreds of people have held a candlelight vigil in Nepal's capital to mark one month since the earthquake that killed thousands of people and affected millions.
Rescuers in a Nepal village hit by landslides have broken off the search for more than 100 people still missing after the Himalayan nation was struck by two powerful earthquakes authorities say.
Three British helicopters sent to help with rescue efforts in Nepal following the devastating earthquake are to return home without being used.
The wreckage of a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid in quake-hit Nepal has been found near the Chinese border, the Nepalese border says.
A Nepali woman seriously injured by falling debris has been airlifted to a Kathmandu hospital in the PM's helicopter, after two British paramedics pleaded with officials to help save her life following the recent earthquake.
Thousands of villagers have jammed the streets of the small Himalayan town of Charikot, demanding government help after Nepal suffered its second major quake in less than three weeks.
Three million Nepalese children under the age of five are at risk of death due to a shortage of fuel, food and medicine.
Boatman Hem Gurung waits listlessly on the deserted banks of Lake Phewa in the shadow of Nepal's spectacular Annapurna mountain range for tourists that do not come.
At least 15 people have been killed in landslides in north-eastern Nepal, police say.
Thousands of children, many still traumatised from losing homes and loved ones, returned to class as Nepal's schools formally reopened following a devastating earthquake.
The Nepali government is struggling to provide shelter for more than a million people who were uprooted by two massive earthquakes.
Nepal's prime minister has appealed for $2bn to rebuild his country, shattered by two massive earthquakes in three weeks that have killed thousands and devastated the impoverished nation's infrastructure.
A US Marines helicopter that crashed on a mountainside in Nepal was completely destroyed and there were no survivors among the eight on board, the country’s top defence official says.
Following the devastation, a Nepal earthquake documentary, Earthquake on Everest, is soon coming to National Geographic Channel (DStv 181).
Military helicopters are flying over eastern Nepal and a team has sent up a drone to search for a missing US Marines Huey chopper, as the search and rescue operations continue in the quake-hit country.
The powerful 7.3 magnitude tremor that struck Nepal this week left an already traumatised population gripped by even deeper fear, underlining concerns that the country is ill-prepared to cope with the mental side effects.
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