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  • moderate quake jolts sikkim

    Moderate quake jolts Sikkim

    India | September 18, 2012 21:03 IST

    Gangtok, Sept 18: Exactly a year after a powerful earthquake killed 90 people and ravaged large parts of Sikkim, a moderate tremor measuring 4.1 jolted the state this evening, sending people out of their homes,

  • china quake toll rises to 80

    China quake: Toll rises to 80

    World | September 08, 2012 10:50 IST

    Beijing, Sept 8: At least 80 people have been confirmed dead and more than 700 were reported injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in southwest China's Yunnan province on Friday, authorities said on

  • 7.6 quake off philippines triggers tsunami alert

    7.6-quake off Philippines triggers tsunami alert

    World | August 31, 2012 20:22 IST

    Manila, Aug 31: A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late Friday, killing at least one person in a house collapse and triggering tsunami warnings in the region that sent coastal

  • magnitude 6.4 quake off indonesia s sumatra

    Magnitude 6.4 Quake Off Indonesia's Sumatra

    World | April 18, 2012 10:05 IST

    Jakarta, Apr 15: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island today but there were no reports of damage, the geophysics agency said.“The epicentre is in the sea and there is no

  • quake hits central chile no reports of deaths

    Quake Hits Central Chile, No Reports Of Deaths

    World | March 26, 2012 7:48 IST

    Santiago (Chile), Mar 26: A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck central Chile Sunday night, the strongest and longest that many people said they had felt since a huge quake devastated the area two years ago. Some people

  • small tsunami hits japan after 6.9 quake

    Small Tsunami Hits Japan After 6.9 Quake

    World | March 14, 2012 19:27 IST

    Tokyo, Mar 14: Small tsunami waves hit Japan's northeastern coastline today, officials said, after a strong earthquake rocked the region a year on from the country's worst post-war natural disaster.The 6.9-magtinude quake struck 26.6 kilometres

  • magnitude 6.9 quake shakes peru s coast

    Magnitude-6.9 Quake Shakes Peru's Coast

    World | October 29, 2011 7:57 IST

    Lima, Peru, Oct 29: A magnitude-6.9 earthquake centered off Peru's central coast sent people running panicked into the streets Friday in cities badly damaged by a killer quake four years earlier. There were no reports

  • quake survivors trek crawl in sikkim

    Quake Survivors Trek, Crawl In Sikkim

    India | September 23, 2011 18:25 IST

    Tung (North Sikkim), Sep 23: With rescue teams facing difficulties to reach some farflung quake-hit areas in Sikkim, hundreds of survivors are trekking out of their cut-off villages, crawling sometimes to negotiate dangerous stretches.  Hundreds

  • 12 foreigners rescued toll goes up to 117

    12 Foreigners Rescued, Toll Goes Up To 117

    India | September 22, 2011 22:40 IST

    Mangan (Sikkim), Sept 22: Twelve stranded foreigners were rescued from the North district as relief teams battled hard to reach remote quake-hit areas with landslides blocking roads as the toll in Sunday's powerful temblor rose

  • rahul gandhi makes aerial survey of sikkim

    Rahul Gandhi Makes Aerial Survey Of Sikkim

    India | September 21, 2011 21:17 IST

    Gangtok, Sept 21: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday made an aerial survey of quake-hit North Sikkim, besides visiting an affected village and a hospital in Gangtok.Accompanied by Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling,

  • darjeeling toy train suspended for quake

    Darjeeling Toy Train Suspended For Quake

    India | September 20, 2011 18:46 IST

    Guwahati, Sept 20: Toy Train services from New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling has been suspended due to landslides in several areas along its 86-km route following Sunday's quake, a spokesman of the North East Frontier Railway

  • sikkim recovering fast says bhaichung bhutia

    Sikkim Recovering Fast, Says Bhaichung Bhutia

    India | September 20, 2011 18:33 IST

    Kolkata, Sept 20: Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia, back today from Gangtok in Sikkim which was rocked by a 6.8 magnitude earthquake on Sunday evening, said the state was recovering fast and he was planning

  • braving cold rain people spend night outside after quake

    Braving Cold, Rain People Spend Night Outside After Quake

    India | September 19, 2011 19:40 IST

    Gangtok/Darjeeling (WB), Sept 19: Braving cold and pouring rain, Frightened residents spent the night outside their homes in the areas rocked by yesterday's quake in Sikkim and West Bengal.Roads were torn up, buildings cracked, phone

  • sonia expresses concern over quake

    Sonia Expresses Concern Over Quake

    India | September 18, 2011 23:47 IST

    New Delhi, Sept 18: Congress President Sonia Gandhi tonight expressed deep concern and anxiety over the earthquake in several parts of northeast and northern region.She urged authorities and disaster management officials to remain vigilant and

  • quake rocks washington area felt on east coast

    Quake Rocks Washington Area, Felt On East Coast

    World | August 24, 2011 12:19 IST

    Washington, August 23:   A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as New York City.The quake sent hundreds of people spilling into the street a

  • 7.1 quake rattles japan

    7.1 Quake Rattles Japan

    World | April 11, 2011 16:21 IST

    Tokyo/Fukushima, Apr 11: A strong aftershock of magnitude 7.1 jolted Japan's northeast today on the one-month anniversary of the devastating quake and tsunami that had left thousands of people dead, prompting authorities to evacuate workers

  • geologist predicts quake on india china border on apr 14 16

    Geologist Predicts Quake On India-China Border On Apr 14-16

    World | April 09, 2011 22:14 IST

    Colombo, April 9:  More earthquakes are possible to hit parts of Asia, inlcuding Japan and the Chinese border with India, according to a Sri Lankan geologist."We can predict another earthquake occuring in Japan between April

  • 4 killed in strongest aftershock in japan since march 11

    4 Killed In Strongest Aftershock In Japan Since March 11 Quake

    World | April 08, 2011 17:13 IST

    Tokyo/Fukushima, Apr 8: At least four people were killed and 140 injured in the most powerful aftershock that jolted Japan since the devastating March 11 quake and tsunami, heightening concerns over the crippled Fukushima nuclear

  • one of reactors at crippled n plant likely damaged japan

    One Of Reactors At Crippled N-Plant Likely Damaged: Japan

    World | March 25, 2011 19:40 IST

    Tokyo/Fukushima, Mar 25: Concerns over more serious contamination mounted in Japan today as authorities said the core of one of the six reactors at the Fukushima nuclear plant may have damaged, a day after three

  • over 60 killed in myanmar quake officials

    Over 60 Killed In Myanmar Quake: Officials

    World | March 25, 2011 19:29 IST

    Yangon, Mar 25: More than 60 people were killed and dozens injured after a strong earthquake struck Myanmar near its border with Thailand, an official said today, as some affected areas remained cut off.Tremors were