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'Indo-Gangetic plain vulnerable to quakes'

KANPUR: The entire Indo-Gangetic plain is vulnerable to earthquakes. Experts and geologists at IIT-Kanpur said that settlements in Indo-Gangetic plain in parts of UP and Bihar are at risk of tremors. They said that threat looms large over the cities ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago

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Indiatimes, 1 month ago

Determining Particulate Matter and Black Carbon Exfiltration Estimates for Traditional Cookstove Use in Rural Nepalese Village Households

A majority of black carbon (BC) emitted to the atmosphere in the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) region is from burning biomass fuel used in traditional, open-design cookstoves. However, BC and particulate matter (PM) household emissions are not well ...
 Environmental Science & Technology1 month ago
Millennium Post

Nepal warns India of floods post massive landslides

Nepal on Sunday alerted India of a possible flash floods in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh after massive landslides, likely triggered by recent devastating earthquakes, blocked Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal, creating a huge artificial lake. ...
 Millennium Post42 minutes ago Landslide in Nepal again, flood alert in India too  Asian Age7 hours ago India alerted of floods in UP, Bihar after artificial lake formed in Nepal  DeshGujarat11 hours ago India alerted of floods after artificial lake formed in Nepal  IBNLive India News12 hours ago

Flood threat in Nepal after landslide blocks river

A massive landslide in western Nepal has blocked a river that also flows through India, forcing thousands of people to flee to safety and triggering fears of a flood, officials said on Sunday. The Kali Gandaki River in Myagdi district, about 140km north-west of the capital, Kathmandu, has created a deep and growing new lake after the landslide overnight. Nepal Police in their twitter account said that the water level in the artificial dam, created after the blockage of the river, has risen by ...
 Rediff.com16 hours ago Landslide blocks river in Nepal, raises fears of flood  Press Trust of India17 hours ago
Millennium Post

Nation rests on very shaky ground

About 80 percent of India's population resides in regions that are vulnerable to earthquakes of moderate to extreme intensity. If an earthquake of a magnitude as strong as the Nepal earthquake occurs in India, will our buildings survive? Last ...
 Millennium Post9 hours ago

Why Ganga is now less a river, more a toxic waterway

Over 70% of the sewage that flows into the Ganga is untreated," says Hukum Singh, BJP member from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on water resources. Singh, whose committee submitted a report on the ...
 Economic Times1 day ago Are Modi govt's initiatives enough to clean Ganga?  Economic Times2 days ago Are Modi govts initiatives enough to clean Ganga  New Delhi News.Net1 day ago

How arsenic contamination is affecting the Ganga basin

NEW DELHI: There's more that ails the Ganga basin than meets the eye - large swathes of the region's groundwater are affected by arsenic poisoning, a health hazard that's been largely ignored while the government focuses on reducing the flow of ...
 Economic Times2 days ago
Pakistan Today

A valuable addition to study on Pakistan

The long road from the beginning to the abyss The book is a collection of period studies by experts which would be highly useful not only for students of history but also for common readers. Justice cannot be done in a review to 19 period ...
 Pakistan Today2 days ago

Earth is now in a seismically active period according to quake cluster theory

In the first 60 years of the 20th century there were seven earthquakes above 8.5 on the Richter scale. In the following 40 years there were no major quakes. A new cycle began at the end of 2004 with a massive 9.1 magnitude quake in Indonesia, ...
 International Business Times UK4 days ago

Link between unseasonal rains, disasters & climate change: Is India playing the ostrich?

Soon after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal in end-April , geologists based in Europe asserted that the tragedy was caused by climate change. These experts were of the opinion that the pressure that falls upon the underlying tectonic plates on account of ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
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