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Karnataka: Mild earthquake of 3.6 intensity hits Vijayapura district; seventh tremor in October
India

Karnataka: Mild earthquake of 3.6 intensity hits Vijayapura district; seventh tremor in October

The earthquake was epicentred at 2.9 km northwest of Dhanargi in Vijayapura and might be felt up to a maximum radial distance of 12 to 15 km, as per KSNDMC

Will add 35 more earthquake observatories by year ends says Sci-Tech minister Jitendra Singh
science

Will add 35 more earthquake observatories by year ends says Sci-Tech minister Jitendra Singh

He said India only had 115 earthquake observatories since Independence, but there will be a quantum leap in the number of observatories with PM Narendra Modi at the helm.

Delhi's reserves of water are drying up, could bring 'Day zero' by 2020: NITI Aayog
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Delhi's reserves of water are drying up, could bring 'Day zero' by 2020: NITI Aayog

The capital is losing water from its surface reserves as well as underground.

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Centre says 'we have to believe in miracles'; SC asks to 'continue making efforts'
India

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Centre says 'we have to believe in miracles'; SC asks to 'continue making efforts'

The Centre told SC that it has to "believe in miracles" and see if the 15 miners, who have been trapped for almost a month inside an illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya, come out alive.

Karnataka floods: Nirmala Sitharaman to meet district administration in flood-hit Kodagu district tomorrow
India

Karnataka floods: Nirmala Sitharaman to meet district administration in flood-hit Kodagu district tomorrow

Nirmala Sitharaman will visit on Friday the flood and landslide-ravaged Kodagu district, where rescue and relief operations are underway in full swing

Relief efforts in full swing in Karnataka's Kodagu: State's social welfare ministry announces Rs 25 crore aid
India

Relief efforts in full swing in Karnataka's Kodagu: State's social welfare ministry announces Rs 25 crore aid

With rehabilitation work in full swing in rain-ravaged Kodagu, Karnataka Social Welfare Minister Priyank Kharge announced Rs 25 crore aid towards relief measures

Success of Maharashtra and Karnataka water schemes may be short-lived, warn experts
India

Success of Maharashtra and Karnataka water schemes may be short-lived, warn experts

The recurrence of severe drought in many parts of the country has prompted state governments to devise innovative water management techniques and the immediate success in some of them in states like Maharashtra and Karnataka has kindled a ray of hope. But there are also voices of caution.

Geophysical research scientists to visit Nepal, assess earthquake prone areas
World

Geophysical research scientists to visit Nepal, assess earthquake prone areas

Scientists from National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) will be going to Nepal to study the earthquake with an aim to identify quake prone areas.