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UN adopts resolution to strengthen relief efforts in earthquake hit Nepal

United Nations (UN) has adopted a resolution in order to call attention of international community to urgently assist Nepal and help rebuild the country after it was hit by devastating earthquake. The resolution was led by India and was co-sponsored ..


Nepal earthquake damages world’s oldest Buddhist shrine Swayambhunath Stupa

Nepal’s devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake on April 25 has partially damaged Swayambhunath Stupa located in Kathmandu which is believed to be the world’s oldest Buddhist shrine. During this earthquake several other monuments situated in the vicinity of the 2,000 year-old Lichchhavi-era ..


Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile

Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted on 23 April 2015 for the first time after more than 42 years. It had erupted twice in the space of a few hours which led to billowing of huge ash cloud over a ..