India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 9, 2015
The sea around the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago has witnessed 12 earthquakes in 24 hours, with almost all measuring 5 and more on the Richter scale, however, no tsunami alert has been issued.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 9, 2015
Eight earthquakes, including two major ones, struck the Andaman and Nicobar islands in a span of eight hours on Sunday, with each measuring around five or more on the Richter Scale, but there was no tsunami alert.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
There is no tsunami threat to the country in the wake of the powerful 7.5 earthquake epicentered in Afghanistan that also shook north India and Pakistan.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday October 26, 2015
A newly-installed tsunami early warning system siren was successfully tested in Mumbai today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 23, 2015
The newly installed Tsunami Early Warning System Siren will be tested in Mumbai on October 26. The test will be conducted between 12:00-12:10 pm on October 26 near INS Angre, SBS Marg, Mumbai, a Defence spokesperson said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 11, 2015
India has extended its tsunami early warning system services to Sri Lanka and the Seychelles.
India News | Agencies | Friday May 1, 2015
An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands this afternoon at 2.30 pm. There is no tsunami warning, said experts.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
The water level in the Sunderbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, is rising at an "alarming" level, endangering the habitation, a World Bank report has suggested.
South | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
Shankar Tilakvathy, 45, has lived all her life by the sea. Sorting, drying and selling fish is the only livelihood she has ever known.
Delhi News | Written by Suparna Singh | Tuesday February 10, 2015
With Arvind Kejriwal handing his party a near-perfect score in the Delhi election, top leaders from around the country were quick to congratulate him. Among them, Uddhav Thackeray, chief of the Shiv Sena. It's not just that Mr Thackeray was effusive in his praise of Mr Kejriwal - Maharshtra Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis was among ...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
People paid homage to victims of the Tsunami disaster that lashed the coastal areas of the state, mainly at Kollam and Alappuzha districts, on this day in 2004.
World News | Reuters | Friday December 26, 2014
Survivors of Asia's 2004 tsunami and relatives of its 226,000 victims cried and prayed as they gathered along Indian Ocean shorelines today for memorials to mark the 10th anniversary of a disaster that still leaves an indelible mark on the region.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 26, 2014
People along Tamil Nadu's coastal districts affected by the 2004 tsunami paid tearful homage to the thousands who were swallowed by the killer wave on this day 10 years ago.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 26, 2014
Ten years ago, on Sunday, December 26, 2004, a massive earthquake struck off Indonesia, unleashing a devastating tsunami which left more than 220,000 dead across the Indian Ocean in hours.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday December 25, 2014
The tsunami that hit the Indian coastline ravaged many lives. During India's third Test against Australia at Melbourne, the victims would be remembered and a special message of thanks would be issued to Australian families which provided aid.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya (with inputs from agencies) | Monday October 20, 2014
The BJP's top leaders - including Prime Minister Narendra Modi - met on Sunday evening in Delhi to review the huge gains of the party in two major states. The BJP has won Haryana, and has the most seats in Maharashtra, but is short of a majority. Here are the 10 latest developments:
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Sunday October 19, 2014
BJP Chief Amit Shah today said his party's victory in Maharashtra and Haryana proved "beyond doubt that people in India consider Prime Minister Narendra Modi their undisputed leader."
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
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.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 11, 2014
Sri Lanka and much of the Indian Ocean region are vulnerable to as large, or even larger tsunamis than the 2004 magnitude 9.2 Sumatra earthquake, a new study has warned.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 10, 2014
Pakistan's biggest city and its financial hub, Karachi faces the danger of being "wiped out" by a tsunami, officials warned today.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Rahul Gandhi, who led the Congress to its worst-ever electoral performance, addressed party workers in Delhi today to motivate them for elections that are coming up in states like Haryana and Maharashtra.
India News | Reuters | Thursday July 31, 2014
Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 struck Myanmar and Andaman islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit the coast of Andaman islands on Tuesday but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 29, 2014
Extinct undersea volcanoes may cause a rare type of earthquake that triggers powerful tsunami waves, according to a new finding that may lead to improved detection measures.