seismic zones

Quakes unlikely in Sikkim for next few years, says expert

September 25th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Sikkim is unlikely to face any large earthquake over the next couple of years as vast energy has been released through last Sunday's tremors and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Indian nuclear facilities safe’

June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) has initiated a safety review of India's nuclear power stations in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in Japan and all ... Read more...

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India cannot abandon nuclear power programme: Ramesh

March 19th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) India needs to learn appropriate lessons from the nuclear disaster in Japan and take additional safeguards, but the country cannot abandon its nuclear energy programme, said ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro assures its structures are quake resistant

March 15th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Even though the national capital lies in high-risk seismic zone IV, Delhi Metro riders need not panic as its infrastructure is earthquake resistant and can ... Read more...

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Haiti mega quake survivors may find housing in shipping containers

January 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): The survivors of the devastating Haiti earthquake may soon have a place to stay temporarily, thanks to a research that is exploring methods to convert shipping containers into ... Read more...

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Indian hospitals to be made disaster resistant

April 15th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India has begun work to make its government-run hospitals disaster-resistant, especially in high seismic zones and coastal areas in the wake of earthquakes and the 2004 tsunami. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Urban earthquake vulnerability project in 38 cities

March 11th, 2008 - 11:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) To reduce the vulnerability of 38 cities falling in seismic hazard zones, the government is to set up an Urban Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction project under which response ... Read more...

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