`Quakes unlikely in Sikkim for next few years`

Sikkim is unlikely to face any large earthquake over the next couple of years, say experts.

China bars US official from American`s appeal

A Beijing appeals court barred US diplomats from attending a hearing Tuesday for an American geologist sentenced to eight years in prison for obtaining information on China`s oil industry that the govt says are state secrets.

Earth will take 100K years ‘to recuperate from global warming’

Geologists have warned that the Earth will take 100,000 years to recover from global warming.

China snubs US, says jailing of geologist its own affair

China said the jailing of a US geologist, described by US as disappointing, was its own affair.

US seeks release of geologist in China secrets case

The United States is seeking the release of an American citizen detained in Beijing for two years, in a case similar to the detentions of Rio Tinto staff which launched an international debate over China`s secrets laws.