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The twin earthquakes in Nepal should lead to a review of Indian hydel power projects in the Himalayan region. It is surprising that the government has not made a statement in this regard. This is despite the huge number of hydel projects under ... Hindu Business Line, 2 days ago
Earth Magazine

Ground-shaking research: How humans trigger earthquakes

A number of earthquakes occurred during the 1930s while Lake Mead was being impounded behind Hoover Dam (shown here in May 1935), including a magnitude-5 event in 1939. Filling reservoirs is one of the ways humans can trigger earthquakes. Credit: ...
 Earth Magazine1 month ago

Plan a quick & relaxing trip to Tapola, the 'Mini-Kashmir' in Maharashtra, or Dhanachuli in HP

ET-Travel suggests you take a casual day off at work to make the most of an extended weekend in coming months. Here's where you can head to... Upcoming holidays in June 2015 Buddha Purnima — Monday, June 1 From Mumbai: Tapola, Maharashtra This ...
 Economic Times1 day ago

Starstruck in Satara

Vasota trek in the Satara district in Western Ghats (Maharashtra) is perfect for stargazing enthusiasts Sanjiv Valsan The core of the Milky Way rises over the hulking bulk of the Kaas Plateau1/7photos Sanjiv Valsan A view of the Sahyadri ...
 Outlook Traveller1 week ago

Visit the Kaas Plateau in Maharashtra and explore the unexplored this summer

India's varied landscapes present many outstanding holiday options. And you will agree more if you love to tread to a spot less explored with your camera in hand and trekking shoes on. - Manu Bansal is a photography enthusiast and loved his trip to ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Outlook India

Land Bill Back in LS, Rahul Attacks the 'Suit-Boot Ki Sarkar'

With the controversial Land Acquisition Bill back in Lok Sabha, a combative Rahul Gandhi today led the opposition attack on the government and vowed to oppose it inside and outside Parliament even as ruling NDA allies Shiv Sena and Akali Dal also ...
 Outlook India2 weeks ago Rahul vows to oppose land bill inside and outside Parliament  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Prepare and survive

IT is impossible to remain unmoved by the humanitarian disaster unfolding in Nepal after last week's earthquake of magnitude 7.9. The death-toll has already crossed 5,000 as rescue operations are being wound down. This is a grim reminder of how ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago Key lessons from the Nepal earthquake  Millennium Post3 weeks ago LESSONS FROM THE NEPAL EARTHQUAKE  IPA Newspack.com3 weeks ago Lessons from the Nepal Earthquake: Prepare and survive  Kashmir Times3 weeks ago

Quakes don't kill people, badly planned buildings do

Nagpur: The Nepal earthquake has once again reignited the debate over quality of construction and how it could be made to withstand natural calamities. A majority of buildings in India are not made quake resistant even though cities like Mumbai are ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
DNA India

Quake in Mumbai may reduce 34 lakh buildings to rubble, 33 lakh in Delhi

If Delhi or Mumbai witness an earthquake of a magnitude of over six on the Richter scale, the damage will be much more immense. While in Mumbai over 34 lakh structures are vulnerable to a quake, in Delhi, this number goes over 33 lakh. Kids ...
 DNA India1 month ago

How prepared is Maharashtra, survey to find out?

The Maharashtra government is embarking on a hazard vulnerability risk assessment (HVRA) study to map the likelihood of natural and manmade disasters in the state. The Maharashtra government is embarking on a hazard vulnerability risk ...
 DNA India1 month ago
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