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5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks J&K, No Damage Reported

Jan 01, 2022 PTI

According to the officials, the tremor of the earthquake of 5.1 magnitude with it's epicenter in Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, was also felt in Jammu and Kashmir.

Uttarakhand: 4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Pithoragarh

Dec 30, 2021 PTI

According to District Disaster Management Officer Bhupendra Mahar, no damage has been reported so far as the intensity of the earthquake was mild.

Indonesia: 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Island Nation; ‘No Tsunami Threat’

Indonesia was hit by powerful earthquake of 7.3 magnitude that had raised fears of Tsunami across the island nation. However, the country’s officials have said the earlier earthquake ‘no longer has a tsunami potential’.

Earthquake Of 6.1 Magnitude Hits Myanmar Near India Border

Nov 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.8 km (20.4 miles) near Hakha city, the capital of Chin state, sending tremors that spread across the border to towns and cities in India and Bangladesh

Maharashtra: 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Gadchiroli

A statement from the Gadchiroli district collectorate quoting the National Centre for Seismology said the earthquake occurred at the depth of 77 kms.

07 October, 2021

At Least 20 Killed, Over 300 Injured In 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake In Pakistan's Balochistan Province

Outlook Web Desk

Pakistan Earthquake: Aftershocks are still being felt in different areas. The earliest tremors were felt at 3:20 am after which panicked citizens rushed out of their houses reciting verses from the holy Quran.

01 October, 2021

Earthquake Of 2.5 Magnitude Hits Karnataka's Vijayapura District

Outlook Web Desk

The earthquake occurred at 13:47:06 IST, epicentred at 2.5 km NE of Masuti gram panchayat in Basavana Bagewadi taluk of Vijayapura, it said in a statement.

28 September, 2021

Second Successive Earthquake Hits Greece Island

Associated Press (AP)

On Monday, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of at least 5.8 struck Crete, sending people rushing into the streets, damaging homes and causing rockslides. One person was killed in the quake.

22 September, 2021

Earthquake With Magnitude-6.5 Recorded Off Nicaragua Coast

Associated Press (AP)

No tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.

22 September, 2021

Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Causes Some Damage In Australia

Associated Press (AP)

The quake hit northeast of Australia's second-most populous city Melbourne near the town of Mansfield at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), Geoscience Australia said.

16 September, 2021

2 Killed As Earthquake Strikes China’s Sichuan Province

Outlook Web Desk

The earthquake of magnitude 6 hits China’s Sichuan province located in southwest of the country.


11 September, 2021

Uttarakhand: 4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chamoli District

Outlook Web Desk

According to National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 5.58 am and its epicentre was 13 km from Gopeshwar at a depth of 5 km.

24 August, 2021

National Center For Seismology Reports Earthquake Of 5.1 Magnitude In Bay of Bengal

Outlook Web Desk

The quake, reported at 12.35 pm, was at a depth of 10 km in the Bay of Bengal and was about 296 km south-south east of Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh and 320 km east north east of Chennai.

23 August, 2021

Earthquake: Haiti Grows Desperate As Aid Fails To Reach The Needy

Deutsche Welle

Frustrated Haitians have attacked supply trucks from aid agencies as food and water dwindled after the Caribbean quake. More than 2,000 died and 12,000 were injured in the natural disaster.

23 August, 2021

Haiti Gangsters Offer Relief As Death Toll From Earthquake Crosses 2,000

Associated Press (AP)

As many as 2,207 people died in Haiti after a devastating 7.2 temblor earthquake shook Haiti on August 14, plunging the country into disarray.

20 August, 2021

Haiti Earthquake: Frustration Grows Over Lack Of Aid As Death Toll Crosses 2,000

Deutsche Welle

Humanitarian aid has been slow to reach those in need, with anger festering in local communities in Haiti. The Caribbean island has raised the official death toll to 2,189 after a massive earthquake hit last weekend.

18 August, 2021

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Rises To 1,419, Injured Now At 6,000

Associated Press (AP)

Intermittent rain fell in the earthquake-damaged city of Les Caves and in the capital of Port-au-Prince.


17 August, 2021

Naomi Osaka Says She Will Donate Cincinnati Prize Money To Haiti Earthquake Relief

Associated Press (AP)

Osaka, who has a Haitian father and Japanese mother, decided to donate the prize money for relief work post the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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