Woman dies and few injured as quake hits northeast India

Woman dies and few injured as quake hits northeast India

Agartala/Guwahati/Shillong, Jan 3: A woman was killed and some others were injured in Tripura when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit India’s northeastern region and Bangladesh on Tuesday. There was no report of any major damage from other states, officials said. Kamalini Kanda, 50, died of heart attack out of fear during the tremor at Kamalpur in Dhalai […]

Manipur CM in country’s capital to share state’s concerns with President

Manipur CM in country’s capital to share state’s concerns with President

New Delhi, Jan 3: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and the state Congress legislators reached Delhi on Tuesday to meet President Pranab Mukherjee over the ongoing tensions, caused due to the economic blockade by Naga groups. The blockade started soon after creation of seven new districts in the state. “The Chief Minister and all the […]

Northeast greets its first earthquake of 5.7 on the richter scale for 2017!

Northeast greets its first earthquake of 5.7 on the richter scale for 2017!

Northeast India greeted its first earth tremors on January 3, 2017 at around 2: 39 pm when an earthquake measuring 5.7 on the richter Scale was gradually followed by a jerky movement that lasted only a few seconds. The tremor with a depth of 28 km has its origin in Dhalai district of Tripura. This is evidently the first […]