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Remembering Kargil: 'Bombs on Target!' 21.7.2020 Rediff: News
One can only imagine how it is at the receiving end of the bomb. The sound is deafening, splinters and rocks fly like missiles and the blast sucks in the air around asphyxiating everyone. The shock waves can be felt for miles around.
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Pandemic reading: Five novels to help us think about the world around us in news ways 14.7.2020 Scroll.in
Environmental literature does not focus on climate change, apocalypses and dystopia alone.
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Six killed as 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Mexico; tsunami alert issued 24.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The United States Geological Survey said that the powerful earthquake was centred on Oaxaca, a mountainous state known for coffee cultivation.
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Covid-19: Tamil Nadu health secretary transferred after mismatch in state’s number of deaths 12.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Beela Rajesh was replaced by J Radhakrishnan, who was acclaimed for his relief work as the district collector of Nagapattinam during the 2004 tsunami.
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Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Hits Indonesia's Lombok Island - European Seismologists 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, MOSCOW A powerful 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Lombok on Thursday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. The quake was registered at 01:02 GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 17 kilometers (10.6 miles) to the north of the city of Mataram. The focus of the earthquake was located at the depth of 15 kilometers. There has been no immediate reports about casualties or damage caused by the quake. In August, Lombok was hit by a series of large earthquakes that provoked tsunamis, bringing significant damage to infrastructure and leaving over 560 people killed and hundreds of others wounded.
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A tale of two states: Why disaster recovery in India needs to go beyond housing 8.1.2020 Scroll.in
With extreme weather events predicted to get more frequent, there is a need for policies to include livelihood concerns and other issues.
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Watch: Scenes of despair and destruction after a powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines 29.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The same area had experienced another earthquake almost a week ago.
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Indonesia: 6.5-magnitude earthquake near Ambon city kills at least 20 26.9.2019 Scroll.in
Dozens of houses also suffered major damage and about 2,000 people have taken shelter across eastern province of Maluku Islands.
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“Rethink urban development”: Author of new book on 2015 Chennai floods 19.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Krupa Ge, author of Rivers Remember, speaks about the research that went into writing the book and key learnings for Chennai and other cities from the floods of 2015.
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Indonesia: 5.7-magnitude earthquake shakes Bali 16.7.2019 DNA
The geophysics agency, however, said the quake didn't have the potential to cause a tsunami.
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Aftershocks rock Indonesia after quake kills two 15.7.2019 DNA
Indonesia's meteorology agency recorded Sunday's quake at a magnitude of 7.2 at a shallow depth of 10 km (six miles) on the southern part of Halmahera in the North Moluccas
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Indonesia: 7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Ternate town, no casualties reported 14.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
However, no tsunami warning has been issued.
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6.0-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Sumba Region 22.1.2019 Zee News : World
 No immediate tsunami warning was issued.
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PIX: The world's worst natural disasters in 2018 31.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The world endured bushfires, drought, tsunamis and earthquakes in 2018.
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LIVE! Veteran filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away 30.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Yearender 2018: Major International Political Developments 29.12.2018 Zee News : World
Here are some of the top events from around the world that created a buzz in the year 2018.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 rattles Indonesia's West Papua 28.12.2018 Zee News : World
Indonesian authorities measured the quake with a magnitude of 6.1 and said it was "felt quite strongly for several seconds".
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Indonesia tsunami: Govt relief being stepped up as toll mounts over 400 27.12.2018 Central Chronicle
United Nations, Government-led relief efforts are being stepped up at the tip of the Indonesia’s two main islands of Sumatra and Java after a tsunami slammed into densely-populated coastal areas along the Sunda Strait on Saturday night. The UN humanitarian coordination office, OCHA, is reporting that as of Wednesday, according to the Indonesian National Disaster Management […]
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Indonesian rescuers use drones as tsunami death toll tops 400 26.12.2018 Zee News : World
More than 1,400 people were injured and thousands of residents had to move to higher ground, with a high-tide warning extended to Wednesday.
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: December 25th 2018 25.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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