World  /  Published 16.08.21

Haiti earthquake leaves over 300 dead

The quake sent tremors travelling as far as Jamaica and Cuba. Countries in the region quickly offered help to Haiti. “I am saddened by the devastating earthquake that occurred in Saint-Louis d...
By Reuters in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

World  /  Published 15.08.21

Quake strikes west Haiti

A major earthquake struck western Haiti on Saturday, likely causing high casualties and widespread disaster, the US Geological Survey said, and sending shock waves across the Caribbean, where people f...
By Reuters in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

India  /  Published 04.08.21

App to warn against earthquakes

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday launched the country's first earthquake early warning mobile application 'Uttarakhand Bhookamp Alert' developed by IIT Roorkee. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dehradun

North East  /  Published 16.07.21

Earthquake of 3.4 magnitude hits Assam

  An earthquake of 3.4 magnitude hit several districts of Assam on Friday morning, an official bulletin said. There was no immediate report of any loss of life or damage to property, it said. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

Science Tech  /  Published 21.06.21

Shivered Tales

A lazy, apparently eventless post-Christmas morning on the sun-kissed beaches of North Andaman in 2004 had little anticipation of the massive earthquake measuring 9 on the Richter scale (Mw>9.2) oc...
By Supriyo Kumar Das


World  /  Published 20.05.21

5.8 quake rattles west Nepal

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal’s western Lamjung district on Wednesday, injuring at least six persons and damaging dozens of houses, officials said. The epicentre of the quake, which o...
By PTI in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 02.05.21

6.8 quake jolts northeast Japan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8, revised up from an earlier estimate of 6.6, jolted northeast Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings 400km away in Tokyo and raising the possibility of landslides c...
By Reuters in Tokyo

North East  /  Published 30.04.21

Assam for Japan earthquake help

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) to explore opportunities for a tie-up with Japan to “develop” an early warning syste...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.04.21

Morning quake jolts Assam, 10 hurt

Till Tuesday, there were 19,923 active cases, most detected this month. The quake not only shook the foundation of many buildings but also left their residents shaken as was evident from a tweet by h...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 28.04.21

Massive earthquake rocks Assam

Dhekiajuli MLA Ashok Singhal tweeted pictures of land developing cracks and water seeping out of them, though these could not be immediately verified. In Shillong, the tremor woke up people and many ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Guwahati, Jalpaiguri, Shillong


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