Strong quake strikes Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh

A strong earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted the Nyingchi city and surrounding areas in Tibet, close to the border with Arunachal Pradesh, in the early hours today. No casualties were reported immediately but the quake caused power failure and damage to properties and roads in several villages of the region. The epicentre […]

Emergency’ measures lifted from Delhi as air quality improves

The Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) on Thursday withdrew the ban on construction activities, entry of trucks, and enhanced parking fees from across Delhi and National Capital Region as air quality remained out of the ‘emergency’ category for the second straight day. The measures, part of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), were […]

Five die as heavy rains batter Chennai and neighbouring districts in Tamil Nadu for second consecutive day.

The rains in Tamil Nadu played havoc for second consecutive day as schools in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts were closed. Schools in these districts were closed on Tuesday owing to rains on Monday. However, reports said that there was no rain during the day on Tuesday. Nevertheless the district administrations declared holidays due to […]

Severe Storms Clobber Carolinas; Tens of Thousands Without Power

Authorities confirmed damage Monday evening and at least 75,000 homes and businesses remained without power Tuesday morning after a round of severe storms hit the Carolinas. There were at least four reports of possible tornadoes in South Carolina. According to the National Weather Service, three storms were reported in Spartanburg County and one was reported […]

Climate Change- The Current Circumstances

The topic of climate change has always been a subject which has been highly debated for some reason. There have been times where world leaders and known politicians have defied science and reason and gone on to say that climate change and the issues of global warming are all lies and a hoax. These same […]