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Moderate intensity tremors rock Kashmir (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Three tremors of moderate intensity rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday morning. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far, according to ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity tremors rock Kashmir (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Two tremors of moderate intensity rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday morning. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far, according to ... Read more...

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Low intensity quake shakes Kashmir


May 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A light intensity tremor shook the Kashmir Valley late on Wednesday night, jolting many locals out of their sleep, the met office here said Thursday.Sonam Lotus, ... Read more...

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Seismicity study was done before selecting Jaitapur: NPCIL


January 17th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Tuesday asserted that it had conducted comprehensive seismicity study before selecting Jaitapur for a nuclear power plant.Referring to ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity quake jolts Kashmir Valley


January 5th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Kashmir Valley Wednesday evening, but no damage to life or property was reported from anywhere, officials said."A quake measuring 4.0 on ... Read more...

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Kashmir must ban construction in marshes, high slopes: Quake expert


December 15th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 15 (IANS) A scientist who worked with US geophysicist Roger Bilham on a new report predicting a mega temblor in the Kashmir Himalayas says quake preparedness is a ... Read more...

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US forecast of impending mega quake worries Kashmiris


December 10th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) It is like the doomsday prophecy for the Kashmir Valley. Intense debate Saturday followed an American seismologist's predictions of a magnitude-9 earthquake.Local newspapers carried front page ... Read more...

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Jaitapur n-plant site not immune to quake: Experts


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) Two leading geologists have warned that a magnitude 6-plus earthquake cannot be ruled out in Jaitapur - the proposed site of India's largest 9,900 MW nuclear ... Read more...

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Strong quake may hit Kashmir by 2055: Expert


July 7th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) A "great earthquake" measuring eight or above on the Richter scale may rock Jammu and Kashmir by 2055, a geologist warned Thursday.The state was hit by ... Read more...

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Corrupt practices account for bulk of quake deaths


January 13th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Eighty-three percent of deaths in building collapses during earthquakes occur in countries where corrupt practices are rampant, says a research.The findings are based on an analysis of global ... Read more...

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83 pc of deaths from earthquakes occurred in corrupt nations: Study


January 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study has shown that 83 percent of all deaths caused by the collapse of buildings during earthquakes occurred in countries considered to be unusually corrupt.The new ... Read more...

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‘High death toll in Haiti quake result of widespread corruption in construction industry’


January 15th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 15 (ANI): The high death toll in the Haiti earthquake, which is only expected to rise in the coming days, is a consequence of corruption and resulting shoddy construction practices ... Read more...

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