Live: Terrified thousands huddle in tents as toll crosses 4,000

28 Apr, 2015Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 4000. Nepal on Saturday morning was rocked by a 7.9-magnitude earthquake, the worst in last 81 years. The quake hit with a devastating force less than 80 miles from the capital Kathmandu causing tremors and damage in various parts of India also. Stay with us for all the live updates.03:39 AM

Britain sends Gurkha soldiers for Nepal quake aid

03:19 AM

Eight million people may be affected by Nepal earthquake: UN

02:18 AM

Facebook collecting Nepal quake aid donations

Facebook is rolling out a donation button for contributions to victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal. Users will see a message at the top of their News Feed with an option to donate to International Medical Corps, which has been operating relief units in the region. It has also activated its “Safety Check,” a system which allows people in the disaster zone to notify friends and family if they are safe.01:23 AM

Ottawa has pledged $5 million for humanitarian assistance in Nepal.

01:16 AM

Canada sent a C-17 military transport plane loaded with emergency supplies to Nepal and ordered 150 troops on standby to travel overseas to help earthquake victims.

01:04 AM

The Pentagon also ordered about 24 US Army Green Beret commandos who were already in Nepal on training missions to join in rescue efforts.

01:04 AM

The United States said that it is sending $10 million in relief to help the victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal where the death toll surpassed 4,000, including at least four Americans.

12:21 AM

Modi chairs review meeting on Nepal evacuation, relief work

12:18 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on late Monday evening held a high level meeting to take stock of the evacuation efforts in earthquake-hit Nepal and also took stock of relief supplies and material sent to the affected areas.

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