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3 October, 2018 9:17 AM India launches 'Operation Samudra Maitri' to help tsunami-hit Indonesia

India has launched a massive operation to provide assistance to the earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia, dispatching two aircrafts and three naval ships carrying relief material to the country, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Wednesday. 'Operation Samudra Maitri' for humanitarian assistance was launched after a telephonic conversation 47

2 October, 2018 2:29 AM 5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesian island of Sumba

5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's Sumba island on Tuesday morning. JAKARTA: A shallow 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's Sumba island on Tuesday morning, the US Geological Survey said. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres around 40 kilometres off Sumba, an island of some 750,000 people 63

1 October, 2018 8:57 PM Navy diverts ships to tsunami-hit Indonesia

New Delhi: The Navy said on Monday it had diverted three ships that were deployed in Southeast Asia to tsunami-hit Indonesia for humanitarian assistance. A high-intensity earthquake in Indonesia last week led to a tsunami that has claimed at least 844 lives so far, displaced some 59,000 people and caused widespread destruction. Following the disaster 51

1 October, 2018 4:03 PM PM Modi speaks to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, offers assistance for earthquake-tsunami-hit victims

PM Modi offered condolences on behalf of the people of India on the loss of lives due to the recent natural calamity that hit Sulawesi region of Indonesia. New Delhi: In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that claimed lives of hundreds in Indonesia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday had a telephonic conversation with the country's 113

30 September, 2018 7:08 AM Death toll from Indonesian quake and tsunami rises to 832, confirms official

Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings brought down in the 7.5 magnitude earthquake which struck on Friday and triggered tsunami waves as high as six metres. Jakarta: The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi rose to 832 on Sunday, the national disaster mitigation agency said, adding it assessed 91

29 September, 2018 5:31 AM Indonesia: Earthquake, tsunami kills at least 48 on Sulawesi island

Strong aftershocks continued to rock the coastal city on Saturday morning after waves up to three metres (9.8 feet) high swept through the scenic tourist town, triggered by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake on land.  JAKARTA: Many bodies were found on Saturday along the shoreline of the Indonesian city of Palu on Sulawesi island which was hit by a major earthquake 81

28 September, 2018 2:13 PM Sulawesi earthquake caused tsunami, says Indonesian geophysics agency

Indonesian city of Palu was hit by tsunami after a strong earthquake, the geophysics agency said. JAKARTA: A spokesman for Indonesia's geophysics agency said that a powerful Sulawesi earthquake caused a tsunami, apparently after the agency lifted a tsunami warning. Indonesian city of Palu was hit by tsunami after a strong earthquake, he added. He said the agency 63

17 September, 2018 5:11 AM BSNL Ananth, Ananth Plus Voice-Only Prepaid Packs Offer Unlimited Calling

State-owned telecom operator BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) has reportedly announced two new voice-only packs in its prepaid mobile suite for the Andhra Pradesh & Telangana circle, priced at Rs. 105 and Rs. 328. The packs offer unlimited access to local, STD, and roaming voice calls, and are dubbed the BSNL Ananth and BSNL Ananth Plus recharge packs 78

7 September, 2018 9:10 AM Melting glaciers leading to more tsunamis along coastlines, warn scientists

In October 2015, scientists recorded the highest tsunamis ever – a wave of 193 metres. The tsunami was recorded a few kilometres near the Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska that reportedly sent nearly 180 million tonnes of rock into a water body Taan Fiord. Now, scientists have concluded that the tsunami was triggered due to the retreating glacier 120

28 August, 2018 8:24 AM Strong 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Eastern Indonesia

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia, the offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres. A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage. The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres 684