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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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 & Technology, 1 month ago
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 Post, 42 minutes ago Landslide in Nepal again, flood alert in India too Asian Age, 7 hours ago India alerted of floods in UP, Bihar after artificial lake formed in Nepal DeshGujarat, 11 hours ago India alerted of floods after artificial lake formed in Nepal IBNLive India News, 12 hours ago
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.com, 16 hours ago Landslide blocks river in Nepal, raises fears of flood Press Trust of India, 17 hours ago
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 Post, 9 hours ago
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 Times, 1 day ago Are Modi govt's initiatives enough to clean Ganga? Economic Times, 2 days ago Are Modi govts initiatives enough to clean Ganga New Delhi News.Net, 1 day ago
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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 Times, 2 days ago
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 Today, 2 days ago
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 UK, 4 days ago
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 Times, 1 week ago
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