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Nepalese Abroad Try Phones, Social Apps to Connect to Family

After the earthquake hit Nepal, Prem Raja Mahat spent a sleepless night at his Baltimore home, trying again and again to reach his son, who was visiting friends and family back in Mahat's home country. “My wife was crying, crying so much, `My son is not here, keep calling, keep calling.' All night I called, but I could not get through,” he said. “I could not work. I could not sleep. Everyone felt so bad.”   Power outages and communications problems have made life agonizing...

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