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  • teenager rescued from rubble 5 days after nepal quake

    Teenager rescued from rubble 5 days after Nepal quake

    World | April 30, 2015 17:09 IST

    Kathmandu: A long-absent noise — cheers — rang out in Nepal 's capital Thursday as rescuers pulled a teenager alive from the earthquake rubble he had been trapped in for five days. The joy interrupted

  • nearly 700 killed in magnitude 7.9 earthquake in nepal

    Nearly 700 killed in magnitude-7.9 earthquake in Nepal

    World | April 25, 2015 18:34 IST

    Kathmandu: Nearly 700 people were killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on Richter scale struck Nepal today flattening houses and buildings including the centuries-old Dharhara tower and triggering an avalanche on Mt Everest.The earthquake

  • houses collapse in tibet earthquake

    Houses collapse in Tibet earthquake

    World | April 25, 2015 18:11 IST

    Lhasa: Houses collapsed in parts of Tibet, when an 8.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal earlier on Saturday, also hit the region.Houses collapsed in Kyirong county, and communications signals were interrupted in Kyirong and Dram counties

  • quake hits bangladesh

    quake hits bangladesh

    World | April 25, 2015 13:56 IST

    Dhaka: An earthquake today sparked panic across Bangladesh with some 40 workers reported injured in a stampede while trying to escape from their factories.  The quake was recorded with a magnitude of 7.5 on the

  • strong 6.2 quake registered off mexico s pacific coast

    Strong 6.2 quake registered off Mexico's Pacific coast

    World | February 22, 2015 23:38 IST

    Mexico City: A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake off Mexico's Pacific coast state of Jalisco produced no immediate reports of damage or injuries, civil protection authorities said Sunday.Santos Munoz, a spokesman for the Jalisco State civil protection

  • powerful quake jolts christchurch but no damage or injuries

    Powerful quake jolts Christchurch, but no damage or injuries

    World | January 06, 2015 7:28 IST

    Christchurch: A powerful magnitude-5.6 earthquake on Tuesday jolted awake many residents in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries.The quake struck at 6:48 a.m. local

  • strong earthquakes rattle central america

    Strong earthquakes rattle Central America

    World | December 07, 2014 8:30 IST

    Panama City: The Central American countries of Panama, Costa Rica and Guatemala were rattled by powerful earthquakes on Saturday, though no casualties, nor any serious material damage were reported.A magnitude-6.4 quake hit the western part

  • dozens take refuge from japan quake aftershocks

    Dozens take refuge from Japan quake aftershocks

    World | November 24, 2014 11:24 IST

    Tokyo: Dozens of villagers are staying in shelters as aftershocks rattle a region in central Japan jolted by a weekend earthquake that injured at least 41 people and destroyed more than 50 homes.The damage in

  • strong quake in west china kills 2 54 hurt

    Strong quake in west China kills 2; 54 hurt

    World | November 23, 2014 7:10 IST

    Beijing: A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China, killing at least two people, injuring 54 others and collapsing homes, officials said on Sunday.The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-5.9 quake

  • japan earthquake collapses homes causes injuries

    Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries

    World | November 23, 2014 6:52 IST

    Tokyo: A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more than half a dozen homes in a ski resort town and injured at least 30 people,

  • 4 northern california faults primed for big quakes

    4 Northern California faults primed for big quakes

    World | October 14, 2014 7:50 IST

    San Francisco: Three fault segments running beneath Northern California and its roughly 15 million people are overdue for a major earthquake, including one section that lies near the dams and canals that supply much of

  • strong earthquake shakes southwestern china

    Strong earthquake shakes southwestern China

    World | October 08, 2014 8:01 IST

    Beijing: A strong, shallow earthquake shook southwestern China overnight, killing at least one people, damaging buildings and prompting thousands to camp outside as aftershocks continued to strike the area, officials said on Wednesday.The earthquake with

  • magnitude 6.8 quake hits japan

    Magnitude-6.8 quake hits Japan

    World | July 12, 2014 6:58 IST

    Tokyo: A powerful quake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale jolted Fukushima prefecture in the northeast Japan early Saturday, Xinhua reported. There was no immediate news of any damage to property or injuries to anyone.The

  • moderate earthquake jolts felt in southern iran

    Moderate earthquake jolts felt in Southern Iran

    World | April 17, 2014 12:07 IST

    Tehran,Iran: Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country. The quake was moderate and no injuries were reported. The TV says the quake

  • magnitude 8.2 quake strikes northern chile 5 dead

    Magnitude-8.2 quake strikes northern Chile, 5 dead

    World | April 02, 2014 11:24 IST

    Santiago, Chile: A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off northern Chile on Tuesday night, setting off a small tsunami that forced evacuations along the country's entire Pacific coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered

  • 6.2 magnitude earthquake hits new zealand indian cricketers

    6.2-magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand, Indian cricketers safe

    World | January 20, 2014 10:45 IST

    New Delhi: A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand on Monday, halting train services and knocking merchendises off shelves, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or injuries.The quake was widely felt in

  • mandela s magnitude compares to gandhi solzhenitsyn putin

    Mandela's magnitude compares to Gandhi, Solzhenitsyn: Putin

    World | December 10, 2013 16:07 IST

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin today paid rich tribute to Nelson Mandela, comparing the colossus of 20th century politics to Mahatma Gandhi and Soviet dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn.Mandela “is undoubtedly one of the outstanding world figures

  • 5.1 magnitude quake hits southwest pakistan

    5.1 magnitude quake hits southwest Pakistan

    World | October 12, 2013 18:13 IST

    Karachi: A 5.1-magnitude earthquake today hit southwest Pakistan and tremors were felt in some areas that were devastated by a deadly temblor last month.  The epicentre of the quake was 72 km southwest of Khuzdar

  • 5 killed 24 injured in 5.9 magnitude quake in china

    5 killed, 24 injured in 5.9 magnitude quake in China

    World | August 31, 2013 20:16 IST

    Beijing: A 5.9 earthquake hit a mountainous region of southwestern China today, killing at least five people and forcing thousands to relocate.The quake hit the Yunnan-Sichuan border area in the counties of Shangri-La and Deqen

  • 5.1 magnitude quake in china affects 52 000

    5.1 magnitude quake in China affects 52,000

    World | August 29, 2013 17:30 IST

    Beijing: Over 52,000 people have been affected by the 5.1-magnitude earthquake which hit the border of southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, local authorities said on Thursday. Some 126 aftershocks have been recorded, the largest

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