World  /  Published 01.10.18

Indonesia tsunami power surprises experts

Scientists expressed surprise at the size of the tsunami that devastated the Indonesian city of Palu on Friday, saying an earthquake like the one that preceded it would not necessarily spawn such dest...
By Henry Fountain/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 29.09.18

Indonesia tsunami toll jumps to 384

A tsunami that hit two central Indonesian cities swept away buildings and pulverized a substantial bridge, dumping victims caught in its relentless path across a devastated landscape that rescuers on ...
By AP in Jakarta

World  /  Published 06.07.19

Strong quake rocks California

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California on Friday night, one day after the strongest recorded quake there in 20 years struck — and seismologists warned that further episodes are expec...
By Thomas Fuller, Neil Vigdor and Derrick Bryson Taylor/New York Times News Service in San Francisco

World  /  Published 26.05.19

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early on Sunday, the US geological survey has reported.The quake, at a moderate depth of 110km str...
By AP in Lima

World  /  Published 26.11.19

At least 6 dead, 300 hurt in Albania quake

A strong earthquake shook Albania early on Tuesday, killing at least six people, injuring 300 and collapsing buildings. More people are feared trapped in the rubble.The US Geological Survey said the 6...


Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

Winter is a state of mind in Calcutta

Grey spotsSir — We were surprised to learn that a statue of Mahatma Gandhi had been removed from a university in Ghana after students and faculty argued that Gandhi’s views of Africans were deroga...
By The Telegraph

Bihar  /  Published 06.11.18

5 years for PMCH rejig: Nitish

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday set a five-year deadline for the redevelopment of Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) and announced that the “base isolation technique” will be used to...
By Dev Raj in Patna

World  /  Published 01.10.18

Indonesia starts burying its dead

A mass burial of people who died in last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami in central Indonesia has begun.Around midday on Monday, teams of workers, their mouths covered by masks, carried 18 body bags...
By AP in Jakarta

India  /  Published 29.05.20

Two quakes hit Rohtak in one-hour span; tremors felt in Delhi

Two earthquakes hit Rohtak in Haryana in a span of an hour on Friday, tremors of which were felt in the national capital, the National Centre for Seismology said.The first quake, a medium intensity on...
By PTI in New Delhi


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