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Media shouldn't sensationalise earthquakes

Dr Arun V Bapat/IANS

Apr 26, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Uttarakhand earthquake: No casualties, no major damage to property reported

The epicentre of the quake was Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand.

Feb 07, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

5.7 magnitude earthquake epicentred in Tripura jolts Northeast; one dead, four injured

Experts consider India's mountainous northeast the sixth major quake-prone belt in the world.

Jan 03, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

Powerful 6.8 magnitude quake damages Myanmar`s famed Bagan temples: Police

The earthquake caused high-rise buildings in Myanmar`s largest city Yangon to sway, as well as those in Bangkok and Kolkata.

Aug 24, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

Ecuador quake toll rises to 246 dead and 2,527 injured

 The toll from the big earthquake in Ecuador rose on Sunday to 246 dead and 2,527 people injured.

Apr 18, 2016, 04:15 AM IST

Flood, then earthquake: Ecuador town suffers double disaster

First came the flood and then the "long, long" earthquake, a shaking so hard the two-story, covered market came down in a heap in this small town in western Ecuador.

Apr 18, 2016, 03:01 AM IST

Earthquake kills 238 in Ecuador; emergency workers rush in

Rescuers pulled survivors from rubble Sunday after the strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades. 

Apr 18, 2016, 01:55 AM IST

Some sleep in cars after 2 nights of quakes kill 41 in Japan

More than half the deaths were in Mashiki, a town on the eastern border of Kumamoto city that was hit hardest by the first quake.

Apr 17, 2016, 01:38 AM IST

'No sign of life' ain three people pulled form collapsed Taiwan building - media

There was no sign of life in two people taken to a Taiwan hospital from a 17-story collapsed building on Saturday after a strong earthquake rocked the region.

Feb 06, 2016, 06:11 AM IST

Two dead in 17-story collapsed building in Taiwan: city mayor

Lai, who was speaking at the disaster site on live TV, said that the building complex housed 221 residents and that 31 people had been sent to the hospital. 

Feb 06, 2016, 06:08 AM IST

Late-night quake leaves 89 injured in Pakistan

At least 89 people were injured in Pakistan today when a powerful earthquake measuring 6.9-magnitude on Richter Scale jolted several parts of the country including areas bordering Afghanistan.

Dec 26, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale rocked Indonesia`s Maluku province on Friday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said here.

Dec 25, 2015, 07:26 AM IST

Year ender: Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015

The year 2015 witnessed a number of natural disasters around the world; floods in Tamil Nadu, earthquake in Nepal to name a few. 

Dec 16, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

PM Modi offers assistance to Afghanistan, Pak after earthquake

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday offered assistance to Afghanistan and Pakistan as a major earthquake struck the region with epicentre in Afghanistan.

Oct 26, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude strikes Af-Pak region, strong tremors in Delhi

Strong earthquake in Delhi, NCR and whole of northern India felt today afternoon. The epicenter is reported to be Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region at a Richter scale of 7.5.

Oct 26, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

'India will extend help as per Nepal's priorities'

India, one of the key donors to quake-ravaged Nepal, has said that it will extend support to the Himalayan nation according to its needs and priorities for reconstruction and rehabilitation.

May 16, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Earthquake tremors of magnitude 5.7 felt in Nepal, several parts of India

Still reeling from the devastating earthquake which struck Nepal last month and earlier this week, a moderate tremor measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale hammered the Himalayan nation again on Saturday evening.  

May 16, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Toll rises to 96 in Tuesday's Nepal quake

 The toll in the powerful earthquake that rocked Nepal on Tuesday has reached 96, Nepal Police said on Thursday.

May 14, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

Fresh tremors felt in Nepal as aftershocks continue after April 25 earthquake

Over two weeks after the major April 25 earthquake that devastated the nation, Nepal continues to be jolted by aftershocks as at least five tremors with magnitude over 4 on Richter Scale were recorded on Thursday.

May 14, 2015, 09:44 AM IST

Nepal earthquake: PM Modi assures of all possible help as death toll rises to 76

  • The US Marines chopper that went missing while on Nepal earthquake aid mission, has been reportedly spotted north of capital Kathmandu.

May 13, 2015, 09:10 AM IST