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. Her...
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 | 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 c...
World | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 29, 2014
The US has said that it is willing to take steps to reduce its emissions but also wants countries like India and China to take responsibility to address the challenge of climate change.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
Traditional fishermen in coastal villages in Ganjam district of Odisha have desisted from fishing following Wednesday's earthquake centered in Bay of Bengal which jolted the east coast, official sources said today.
India | Pallava Bagla | Wednesday May 21, 2014
An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit the Bay of Bengal region on Wednesday night, officials from the Indian earthquake monitoring network said. The epicentre was 10 km below sea level but there is no tsunami alert, said officials from...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 26, 2013
Tamil Nadu today remembered those swallowed by a massive tsunami that struck the state's coast eight years ago, leaving a trail of destruction and devastation of unprecedented levels.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 18, 2013
People in coastal areas who lost their homes in the December 2004 tsunami today had reason to rejoice as Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today inaugurated 5,674 houses, roads and new buildings, constructed at a cost of Rs 253.76 crore, for their benefit....
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Tuesday August 20, 2013
It's peak pilgrimage season in Kedarnath, yet everyone from the priests, hotel owners, tea stall vendors to the pony-owners are all penniless, dependent on relief ration and worried about their future.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Monday August 19, 2013
24-year-old Shivani is in the third trimester of her pregnancy. She has travelled 50 km to get to Rudraprayag, fighting fever and severe cramps. But even here, she can't get the help she needs, as the only gynaecologist on duty is out on another emer...
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Saturday August 17, 2013
It has been two months since the Himalayan tsunami in Uttarakhand left a trail of devastation with close to 5000 people missing, feared dead. It's a disaster the state is still struggling to deal with as it maps out its recovery where it's sorely mis...
India | Pallava Bagla | Thursday July 18, 2013
What really happened in those fateful 48 hours in the Kedarnath valley and all over Uttarakhand that led to such a massive 'flash flood' that killed thousands of people washing away villages?
India | Reported by Sidharth Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 9, 2013
Scores of stranded officials are being airlifted from the Kedarnath shrine in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, as rescue efforts resumed today after days of incessant rain.
India | Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday July 2, 2013
More than a fortnight after Uttarakhand was devastated by what has been described as a 'Himalayan Tsunami', the figures are coming in of just how much India feels for the victims of those affected by the flash floods. NDTV has learnt that in the last...