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Navy holds drill to test readiness for dealing with tsunamis

Indian Navy has conducted a large- scale exercise to test its readiness for handling a tsunami- like disaster with over 20 warships and various aircraft taking part in the drill which was held around Lakshadweep Islands.

Sri Lanka train guard mourns tsunami dead 10 years on

Head guard Wanigaratne Karunatilleke was one of the few people on the Ocean Queen Express to survive when a wall of water slammed into the train on Sri Lanka`s south coast a decade ago.

Sri Lanka train guard mourns tsunami dead 10 years on

 Wanigaratne Karunatilleke knew nothing about tsunamis before a wave of water slammed into his train on the Sri Lankan coast a decade ago, killing more than a thousand people.

Asia remembers devastating 2004 tsunami with tears and prayers

Asia remembers devastating 2004 tsunami with tears and prayers

Survivors of Asia`s 2004 tsunami and relatives of its 226,000 victims cried and prayed as they gathered along Indian Ocean shorelines on Friday for memorials to mark the 10th anniversary of a disaster that still leaves an indelible mark on the region.

Chennai, Bengaluru join '100 Resilient Cities' network

Chennai and Bengaluru are among the 32 cities around the world that have been added to the 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) network.

Eighth anniversary of tsunami tragedy observed

Eight years ago this day a tragedy of a magnitude Tamil Nadu had seldom encountered struck its coast.

Two Huge quakes hit Indonesia, no Tsunami

Two giant quakes struck off the coast of Aceh in Indonesia, triggering a wave of panic and tsunami alerts across 28 countries around Indian Ocean.