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CPI MLA Points Out The Vulnerable Areas In Case Of A Japan Like Disaster, Mangi Stresses On The Need For Preparedness

IMPHAL, Mar 17: It is time to learn a lesson or two from the tragedy that quake-hit Japan is going through today and necessary pre-cautionary measures should be taken up in States like Manipur which fall within one of the five seismic zones, MLA N Mangi of CPI observed in the Assembly today. The earthquake... 

Experts Map Effects Of 1950 Quake – Study Shows Massive Loss

GUWAHATI, March 13: When an earthquake-ready Japan was swept away, defenceless, by the powerful tremor last Friday, many in Guwahati and the rest of the quake-prone zone began wondering what the damages would be like if the 1950 Assam quake that killed 1,500 people hit the state in 2011. Two scientists... 

Manipur Steps Up Disaster Management

India Myanmar Quake. Image Credit: AFP IMPHAL: Though Friday night’s earthquake left no major damages in Manipur, it served as a reminder for authorities to step up the disaster management programs. Incidentally, the earthquake was triggered a few hours after the closing ceremony of a five-day... 

State On Alert For Major Quakes

IMPHAL, Feb 5: State disaster management authorities have been keeping themselves on alert for major earthquakes as Manipur lies in the high magnitude seismic zone (Zone V). Although last night’s tremor did not cause any major damage in the State, the earthquake occurred at a time when the disaster...