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Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah attended the 10th meeting of Heads of Authorities of Member States of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Delhi. While addressing the gathering, Amit Shah said, “India is committed to enhance cooperation in disaster management globally.” A four-day joint exercise on urban earthquake search and rescue of the member nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, organised by NDRF, concluded on November 08 in New Delhi. Amit Shah attends 10th SCO meet on urban earthquake in Delhi
Pakistan is likely to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Joint Exercise on Urban Earthquake Search and Rescue, to be held in New Delhi on November 4.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the quake occurred at around 6:39 am and the epicentre of the earthquake was registered at a deep depth of 180 kilometres. No loss of life and property has been reported yet.
Shah said none of the global targets on reducing disaster losses, whether enshrined in the Sendai Framework or Sustainable Development Goals, could be met by 2030, unless achieved by the SCO countries.
The Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology said it had an initial magnitude of 6.6
A powerful 5.8-magnitude earthquake has struck Pakistan's capital Islamabad and other cities in the eastern Punjab province, scaring many people who rushed out of multistory buildings and homes.Authorities said they were still trying to confirm whether Tuesday's quake caused any damage or casualties.Pakistan's Meteorological Department says according to its preliminary assessment the epicenter of the 5.8-magnitude quake was located near the mountainous city of Jehlum in the Punjab province.The tremors shook walls in Islamabad and left people standing in the streets outside.(AP)Earthquake rocks Pakistan's Islamabad, Lahore and other cities
PM Narendra Modi paid his tributes to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary, also celebrated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. Flower petals were showered on the world's tallest statue- the Statue of Unity by IAF helicopter after which PM Modi administered `national unity pledge' to the gathering on this occasion and watched the 'Ekta parade'.
There was no report of any loss of life or property following the quake at 4.33 pm, officials said.
Earthquake tremors with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale were felt across Delhi & NCR. Mild tremors were felt across north India alsoEarthquake tremors with a magnitude of 6.1 felt across Delhi & NCR
The quake was followed by some 246 aftershocks, including two tremors above magnitude-5. The Philippines sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, an area of great seismic and volcanic activity that is shaken by about 7,000 tremors a year.
The epicentre of the quake was in the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan, 157 kilometers below the surface of earth.
Pakistan Meteorological Department's earthquake centre said the 5.8-magnitude earthquake was located near the mountainous city of Jehlum.
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As many as six million people across Japan's main island of Honshu were advised to evacuate.
Prime Minister Khan already announced to provide Rs 500,000 each to those killed in the quake.
The epicenter of the powerful 5.8-magnitude earthquake, which occurred at around 4 pm on Tuesday at a depth of only 10 kilometers, was near Mirpur city.
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Pune is a major RSS centre, second only to Nagpur. The BJP’s recent tenures at the Centre and state have been clinically used to strengthen the RSS hold. But, this time, the Congress and NCP are together and, therefore, they will avert a split of anti-BJP votes.
No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far due to the quake that lasted for a few seconds, police said.
No casualties have been reported so far, officials said, adding that more details are awaited.
Rawat said brick kilns were functioning normally, trucks were transporting sand and shops were open, reflecting that life was normal in the valley.
The BBB comprises of the dedicated youth selected from different parts of the state having qualification of Higher secondary in Science stream.
India and the Philippines agreed to bolster defence and maritime security partnership and to make it a key pillar of bilateral cooperation, as President Ram Nath Kovind held wide-ranging talks with his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte.
The exercise’s final planning conference was held in Visakhapatnam from September 16 to 20 to finalise the modalities.
Arunachal Pradesh also borders Myanmar and Bhutan. USGS estimated there was a "low likelihood" of casualties and damage from the quake.
Pakistan's Ambassador to United Nations (UN), Maleeha Lodhi, who had earlier seen off PM Khan, rushed back to the airport.
Pawar was referring to Shah’s remark earlier this month questioning the NCP chief ’s contribution to Maharashtra farmers.
Xi Jinping also pledged to upgrade the Arniko Highway linking Kathmandu with Tatopani transit point- which was shut down following the devastating earthquake of 2015.
Around 7.3 million people were given non-compulsory evacuation orders, more than 80 were injured -- four seriously -- and several others were reported missing as flooding hit many towns and cities.
A senior urban affairs ministry official said there is no list of government buildings along Central Vista that would be pulled down.
The redevelopment work is likely to begin in February 2021 and will be completed by November, sources said.
The decision was taken during the 5th meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission attended by the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
Lasting a few seconds the earthquake is reported to have originated 44 km southwest of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh.
According to the ministry, around 88 lakh houses have so far been approved against the demand of 1.12 crore.
The pre-dawn operation, described as "non-military" and "preemptive", struck a five-star resort style camp on a hilltop forest.
NIRDPR’s rural technology park has established a national rural building centre (NRBC) to bring together a range of cost-effective construction technologies.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hosted the meeting here on Thursday that was attended by Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, and Foreign Ministers Toshimitsu Motegi of Japan and Marise Payne of Australia.
The government has invited design and architecture firms from across the globe for consultancy works by floating of a request for proposal.
PK Mishra is principal secretary to PM Modi.
The Chief Minister said that Haryana is the first State in the country to implement Mukhyamantri Vyapari Kshatipurti Beema Yojana.
Flood waters in several districts are receding around 3,705 number of villages in 92 revenue circles of 27 districts are witnessing flooding.
Standing at a height of 103 metres, the new ATC tower is said to be the tallest in India.
Death due to any condition that existed while availing the term insurance policy will not be settled by the insurer.
It occurred in Jhajjar district and the tremors were also felt in the national capital, the NCS added.
Delhi and neighbouring areas woke up Wednesday morning to an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the richter scale. Lasting a few seconds, the earthquake is reported to have originated 44 km southwest of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh.Earthquake of magnitude 4 hits Delhi; mild tremors also felt in parts of UP
It’s not an uncommon sight in Indonesia, a country of 17,000 islands that’s prone to earthquakes and volcanoes.
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The earthquake measured 4.6 on the Richter scale, at 5:15 on Wednesday morning.
The high density of population and a large number of high-rises in Gurgaon make the National Capital Region all the more risky.
Huang's work has repeatedly drawn the ire of Chinese authorities.
USGS said the quake, which struck at a depth of 16.6 kilometres (10 miles), was preceded by a shake of 5.0 and followed by a series of smaller aftershocks.
A string of deadly earthquakes that rocked Indonesia's Lombok island this summer killed 555 people and injured nearly 1,500, the disaster agency said Friday, with hundreds of thousands left homeless.
Structural strength is one of the most pivotal factors which affects the strength of any load-bearing structure and even a fine crack can reduce their resistance significantly.
Indonesia's disaster agency say they have recovered 1,763 bodies so far from the 7.5-magnitude and subsequent tsunami that struck Sulawesi on September 28.
The underground test -- which took place on September 3 last year -- was North Korea's sixth, and by far largest yet, yielding some 250 kilotonnes, or about 17 times the size of the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima.
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An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar and West Bengal on Wednesday, an India Meteorological Department official said.
A recent study by researchers at Stanford University has identified the optimal annual temperature for economic productivity.
"There are fears that the risk of house collapses and landslides has increased in the areas shaken strongly," said Toshiyuki Matsumori, in charge of quakes at the meteorological agency.
According to a Shillong's Regional Seismological Centre report, the Earthquake's epicentre was at a place 22 kilometre from Dhing in Nagaon district.
London, April 18 (IANS) The long-held belief that strange behaviour by cats, dogs and even cows can predict an imminent earthquake is not backed by evidence, according to a new study.
The focus of RSDP has been on sustainable solutions based on creative socio-economic development.
Swaraj passed away in Delhi following a cardiac arrest. She was admitted to AIIMS earlier today.
Every year numerous buildings across the country are affected by natural calamities. In such a scenario, it is very important for builders and constructors to focus on the structural strength of a building while carrying out any kind of construction activity.
At least 82 people killed after a powerful 7 point magnitude earthquake rocked the island of Lombok in Indonesia. Tremors were felt in neighboring Bali & Gili Islands too.Indonesia: At least 82 killed as powerful earthquake rocks Lombok island
Financial irregularities was far and few in India’s economic history over the past decade.
Pimco describes conditions as a “cold currency war, round three” that is at risk of escalating.
Multiple accidents on the road have already taken many lives. At the same time glacier fed turbulent river Teesta along the road has swollen up heavily making any rescue operation too tough.
Demand has fallen for construction grade steel like TMT, re-bars.
The story of the "earthquake" caused by jubilant Mexican fans was picked up by media outlets around the world.
In the city's massive main square, families in Mexican football jerseys had watched on a giant screen in front of a towering cathedral as Mexico beat Germany 1-0 in Moscow.
The US merely followed the lead of Britain in pushing the UN resolutions of 1948 making a dispute out of India’s complaint of Pakistani aggression in Kashmir.
Kotor, is a small Balkan nation nestled between Croatia, Serbia and Albania.
The death toll on Monday climbed to 78, of whom 56 have been identified, Xinhua news agency reported.
Along with reducing the huge transportation cost for the landlocked country, the commercial operation of the oil project will also ensure reduction in fuel prices.
The epicentre of the quake was in Jammu and Kashmir, he said.
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To build a structure that can survive the natural catastrophe we need to take due diligence of the extent of the calamity the locality may face such as flooding or earthquake.
Two evacuation centers were hastily set up in Pahoa town after lava started burbling up through fissures in the ground in neighborhoods nearby.
Simrandeep Singh, the CEO of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), said training of the board staff has already begun.
Consequently, the issuance of bundled policies for cars and two-wheelers will not be compulsory from September 1, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) said.
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Once declared elected, as per convention, PM and leader of Cong in House, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, escorted Om Birla to the Speaker’s Chair.
Earlier today, two low-intensity quakes shook Himachal Pradesh
Some media outlets quoted reports of formation of barrier lakes in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh which has sparked concerns of a possible deluge in the downstream.
Panicking people ran out of buildings in many areas and Indonesian television showed heavy traffic on roads as people fled coastal areas.
The company installs dampers – shock absorbers that soak up earthquake energy – inside buildings, both under construction and completed.
"I thank the Prime Minister for showing me the importance of Congress, the true meaning of Lod Shiva. I know I am a pappu for you, but I don't have any anger against you," Rahul said.
The finding by researchers from ETH Zurich in Switzerland provides a more complete view of the risk of earthquakes in mountainous regions.
In India, UNICEF is working with the state govts to provide multi-sectoral planning and coordination support in the 3 worst-affected states of Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
Amit Shah said it is important to quickly develop better resilience and capability against disasters given that India is much prone to catastrophes.
The earthquake hit the region at 8.43 am and its epicentre was Nicobar Islands region.
Fluctuations in earth's rotation are tiny, changing the length of the day by several milliseconds, but these minute changes could be enough to release vast amounts of underground energy.
Windows in buildings as far as about 6 kilometers (3 miles) were blown out by the force of the blast.
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