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 — Kishor Jaiswal and David Wald of the United States Geological Survey — have developed an earthquake...

State Shakes

IMPHAL, Feb 4: An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale with its epicenter on the Manipur side of Indo-Myanmar border shook North eastern region including Manipur, creating panic, at around 7.24 pm today. Following the tremor, power supply remained cut off for almost half an hour in Manipur. People ran out of their homes as the quake lasted for about 10 seconds. According to information received...

Experts Find Holes In NHPC Claim On Dams

Lower Subansiri Dam site GUWAHATI, Dec. 13: The expert committee to study adverse downstream impacts of the proposed Lower Subansiri hydroelectric power project today accused the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation of trying to mislead the Centre by giving false and unscientific explanations about impacts of the power project. The committee, which includes experts from Gauhati University, Dibrugarh...