Those who couldn't find space in the designated cremation spaces burned bodies in makeshift pyres by a river as thousands camped around Kathmandu.
That number is expected to rise throughout the day as rescuers reach more remote villages where the full extent of the destruction is unknown.
Just days before Saturday's devastating earthquake, a team of experts had warned of a "serious and growing earthquake risk" in Nepal.
Jay Z sent a series of tweets Sunday defending his streaming music company, Tidal.
Although scientists generally agree that genetically modified organisms are safe for human consumption, the public tends to believe otherwise.
Members of the Bali Nine drug-smuggling ring are scheduled to be executed by Indonesia any time after Tuesday evening.
The construction of the telescope on a Hawaiian peak has met with protests from locals.
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