Sept. 20: Mangan town, which many consider the epicentre of the quake, does not show extensive damage and only one death has been reported there so far.

A 2006 report by the National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering (NICEE) at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur had concluded that there was consensus in the scientific world that S

More than 3,000 people have been rescued in Sikkim since Sunday’s earthquake, which has so far killed 92 people including 53 in the state.

In magnitude and scale of destruction, Sunday evening’s earthquake in Sikkim might not be a landmark event but it has caught the attention of scientists for a unique characteristic that is likely t

The death toll in the 6.9-earthquake that convulsed Sikkim last night crossed 70 this evening as Army columns and paramilitary personnel battled torrential rain, mist and landslides that cut off af

Gangtok: Battling landslides and torrential rains in quake-hit Sikkim, rescue teams got into full swing on Monday as the death toll in the 6.8 magnitude temblor mounted to 72, including 41 in the Himalayan state.

The 6.8-magnitude earthquake in India's Sikkim state Sunday evening was the fourth tremor reported in the country in September so far, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The major earthquake that rocked Sikkim may turn out to be a major disaster as a NHPC dam in north Sikkim developed crack and gushing water has started inundating low lying area forcing hundreds of families to flee for life soon after the tremors.

Gangtok, Aug.

Gangtok, Aug.

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