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An earthquake of 5.1 intensity hit Chennai on August 24. Should we be worried?

Twitterati had a mixed reaction to the earthquake. But some expressed serious concerns linking it to climate change

Published on 24th August 2021
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India to build school building in Nepal as part of community development project

India is also reconstructing 71 educational institutions damaged during 2015 earthquake in eight districts of Nepal

Published on 7th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Remembering the horrific Bhuj earthquake that tore through Gujarat  

In today's #TBT, we mourn the loss and injuries of all those people whose lives were put on hold, or stopped altogether, because of this earthquake. Also remembering the cartoonist R K Laxman...

Published on 26th January 2021
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Mount Everest may have a new height: Nepal government to reveal revised measurements on Tuesday

Nepal decided to re-measure the peak after speculations that the widely accepted figure might not be the actual height after the 2015 earthquake

Published on 7th December 2020
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IIT Roorkee establishes Institute Chair in honour of Padma Shri Dr AS Arya on his first death anniversary

The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2002. Dr Arya was also credited with establishing the Earthquake Engineering Department in IIT Roorkee 

Published on 1st September 2020
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Court asks Centre to re-examine decision to shift NIT to Sumari to ensure safety of students

A PIL has raised objection to the selection of the site, saying Sumari is vulnerable to natural disasters like landslides and earthquakes and will not be fit for a permanent NIT campus

Published on 28th July 2020
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This IIT Madras prof's AI tech can convert brain signals of the speech-impaired into English

We can now interpret what plants and nature are trying to communicate to us. This will help in predicting monsoons, earthquake, floods, tsunamis and other natural disaster using AI, prof said

Published on 5th February 2020
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Surviving the Tsunami: Why Nagapattinam's survivors will never leave their town - or their ocean

On the 14th anniversary of the Indian Ocean earthquake that caused that horrific tsunami, we visit the historic coastal town to find out how the survivors had moved on - if they even had

Published on 26th December 2018
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Harvard-Google AI model to predict earthquake aftershock sites

Earthquakes typically occur in sequences -- an initial "mainshock" (the event that usually gets the headlines) is often followed by a set of "aftershocks"

Published on 31st August 2018
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He wrote to the NDMA way before the 2015 Nepal earthquake about the high threat of earthquakes in the Himalayas!

Dr Sreevalsa Kolathayar might be the only person who wrote to the NDMA about the risks before the 2008 earthquakes. Read on to find out more about his measures to get people prepared for earthquakes

Published on 29th May 2017

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