Tsunami hit Indian coast 1,000 yrs back: Study
Tsunami hit Indian coast 1,000 yrs back: Study

Looking for data on past tsunamis for a better understanding of the natural phenomenon, a team of researchers has come upon evidence which suggests that the Indian coast was hit by a sea surge some 1,000 years back, before the tsunami of 2004 which caused massive destruction in the country.

40% of Indian coast subjected to erosion

Around 40 percent of the Indian coast is subjected to erosion and development in high eroding stretches is prohibited, Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said.

Over 430 vessels apprehended for illegal fishing

Over 430 vessels have been apprehended by the Coast Guard for illegal fishing in Indian waters in the last five years, according to an RTI reply.

Somali pirates release Turkish ship: Report

Maltese-flagged Turkish cargo ship Frigia was hijacked four months earlier.

Huge asteroid crashing off Indian coast may have wiped out dinos

A massive asteroid crashing off the western coast of India, creating the planet`s largest known crater 40 km across, may have obliterated dinosaurs 65 million years ago, an Indian American has found.

Asteroid wiped out dinos?

A massive asteroid, crashing off the western coast of India, may have obliterated dinosaurs 65 million years ago.