Frequent Earthquakes In Northern Assam : Reasons

Frequent Earthquakes In Northern Assam’s Sonitpur area: An unfamiliar lineament is among four factors behind frequent earthquakes in northern Assam’s Sonitpur area. A lineament is a linear feature in a landscape dictated by an underlying geological structure such as a fault. According to the Geological Survey of India (GSI), the Sonitpur district lies within a […]

Assam Earthquake : Himalayan Frontal Thrust

Assam Earthquake: A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam and other parts of Northeast. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) report, the tremors have been attributed to Kopili Fault zone closer to Himalayan Frontal Thrust (HFT). NCS is the nodal agency of the Government of India for monitoring earthquake […]

Settlement Of Mizoram Bru Refugees In Tripura

Settlement Of Mizoram Bru Refugees In Tripura Has Started: The process of settlement of Mizoram Bru refugees in Tripura has started. It is in accordance with a quadripartite accord signed in New Delhi in January 2020. Bru or Reang is a community indigenous to Northeast India, living mostly in Tripura, Mizoram and Assam. In Tripura, […]

Caribbean Volcano : Emissions Of Sulphur Dioxide Reached India

Caribbean Volcano: The Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) emissions from a volcanic eruption in the Caribbean (La Soufriere Volcano) have reached India, sparking fear of increased pollution levels in the northern parts of the country and acid rain. The Caribbean is the region roughly south of the United States, east of Mexico, and north of Central and […]

India’s First Bamboo-Dwelling Bat

India’s First Bamboo-Dwelling Bat: Meghalaya has yielded India’s first bamboo-dwelling bat with sticky discs, taking the species count of the flying mammal in the country to 130. The disc-footed bat (Eudiscopus denticulus) was recorded in the north-eastern State’s Lailad area near the Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary, about 1,000 km west of its nearest known habitat in […]