Nepal quake kills 1,400

A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed more than 1,000 people yesterday as it ripped through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche that hit Everest base camp.

city corporation polls

Dhaka south area more risk-prone

Law enforcement agencies have identified around 500 polling centres as risk-prone in Dhaka north and south city corporations, according to officials of an intelligence agency.

Shocks spark panic

People across Bangladesh got panicked by multiple foreshocks and aftershocks of the 7.9 magnitude earthquake which jolted Nepal and some parts of India and China yesterday.