Strong 6.0-magnitude quake strikes Malaysia's Borneo

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the district of Sabah on Malaysia's Borneo island early Friday, US geologists said, but there were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

Jun 05, 2015, 06:21 AM IST

Guatemala`s Fire volcano rumbles back to life

Guatemala`s Fire volcano erupted Tuesday for the first time in nearly two years, causing panic in nearby villages and prompting aviation authorities to re-route air traffic.

Aug 06, 2014, 06:24 AM IST

Research programme to study earthquake precursors: President Pranab Mukherjee

India has launched a first-of-its- kind research programme to study changes that take place deep inside the earth before a quake.

Feb 21, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Sikkim quake unusual, say geologists

The earthquake that rocked Sikkim on Sunday is unusual in terms of its magnitude and nature of origin.

Sep 20, 2011, 12:40 PM IST

Gold, platinum on Earth came from space: Scientist

The gold and platinum that we see on Earth today may have come from outer space following a mammoth meteorite shower more than four billion years ago, scientists have claimed.

Sep 08, 2011, 22:44 PM IST

Geologists discover $10.6 bn worth rare earth deposit in China

Geologists have discovered a rare earth deposit containing over 70 tonnes of Scandium in east China.

Apr 04, 2011, 00:52 AM IST

Is India prepared to tackle earthquakes?

Leading geologists have called for reviewing India`s preparedness to tackle quakes.

Mar 16, 2011, 14:30 PM IST

Quake hits Papua New Guinea: Geologists

A quake of at least 6.0 magnitude
struck Papua New Guinea today, the US Geological Survey and Australian seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued.

Nov 23, 2010, 18:19 PM IST

Colorado river flowed in opposite direction

Geologists have found evidence of a giant river which flowed in opposite direction some 55 mn years ago.

Oct 12, 2010, 16:33 PM IST