The death toll in Nepal due to the powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck late on Friday has reached 128, the media reported.
More than 140 people sustained injuries in the Jajarkot and Rukum districts of Western Nepal, according to the media.
The epicentre of the quake was at the Lamidanda area in Jajarkot, according to officials at the National Earthquake Measurement Centre.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief over the loss of lives due to the earthquake in Nepal.
Taking to his official X account, PM Narendra Modi said, “Deeply saddened by loss of lives and damage due to the earthquake in Nepal. India stands in solidarity with the people of Nepal and is ready to extend all possible assistance. Our thoughts are with the bereaved families and we wish the injured a quick recovery.”
The office of Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said all three security agencies in the country have been mobilised for the immediate rescue and relief of the injured.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Dahal ‘Prachanda’ to a stock of the earthquake-affected areas of the country on Saturday.
The country’s home ministry said reports of injuries and damage to property were coming from other districts too, including Dailekh, Salyan, and Rolpa districts.
The injured people were being treated at a hospital in Jajarkot, which is about 500 kilometres west of Kathmandu.
Earthquakes are common in the Himalayan nation of Nepal.
Chief Minister Revanth Reddy reached Yashoda Hospital and visited former Chief Minister K.chandra Sekhar Rao on the 9th floor. He inquired about his health.
Telangana CM Revanth Reddy has ordered an inquiry against the police officers attached to the BRS party. On the other hand, there is a possibility of a massive transfer of IPS in a day or two. It seems that the intelligence officers will report to the State government after the completion of the internal inquiry.
The gold prices in Hyderabad on 10 December 2023 has been slashed. Going by the rates today, the price of 10 grams of 22-carat gold stands at Rs. 57,150 with a fall of Rs. 550 while the rate of 10 grams of 24-carat gold is trading at Rs. 62,350 with a fall of Rs. 600.
The new boss in town, Chief Minister Revanth Reddy, has made a big move. He just sacked seven advisors who used to work as advisors to the KCR government.
Telangana Assembly Sessions adjourned to December 14. The third assembly session started today, the newly elected MLAs took oath. Protem Speaker Akbaruddin Owaisi took oath as MLAs. First Chief Minister Revanth Reddy and then Ministers took oath. After them, the rest of the MLAs took oath.