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Operation Andamans in full flow
NEW DELHI, JAN. 2. It was a week ago that an unfamiliar and unknown disaster called tsunami hit the southern States. The worst hit were the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, administered by the Centre. Whereas other affected areas such as Tamil Nadu, ...
Quake warning in Assam
GUWAHATI, JAN. 2. The Assam Government put all districts on maximum alert today in the wake of a warning by scientists in the United States that the aftershocks of the killer-quake off Sumatra were moving northwards and could trigger a major ...
`I have lost count of the bodies I found'
CAR NICOBAR, JAN. 2.A chair on a tree; a television by the roadside; a blanket in the slush. A week after the deaths and destruction, Car Nicobar still tells tales of life before the tsunami. Most buildings along the coast have been reduced to ...
Immense damage to ecology feared in Andamans
NEW DELHI, JAN. 2. As the world focuses its attention on the lives and property devastated by the tsunami waves, environmentalists fear that the damage to the ecology will be no less, particularly in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ``Though ...
Indonesian survivor found after a week
BANDA ACEH, JAN. 2. An Indonesian fisherman was found trapped under his boat and severely dehydrated on Sunday, a week after a devastating earthquake and tsunami, officials said. The 24-year-old man, identified as Tengku Sofyan, was rushed to ...
Another quake in Great Nicobar
CHENNAI, JAN. 2. With the Great Nicobar recording yet another earthquake today, the total number of aftershocks of the magnitude of more than 5 on the Richter Scale in the Indian Ocean arc has gone up to 92. Since the great Sumatra earthquake ...
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