Chennai/New Delhi: A string of earthquakes jolted the Andaman and Nicobar Islands over a 12-hour period on Sunday.

The tremors were also felt in southern and eastern India. There was some panic but no casualties or property damage anywhere, officials said. By Sunday evening, life returned to normal in the islands.

Chennai/New Delhi: A string of earthquakes jolted the Andaman and Nicobar Islands over a 12-hour period on Sunday. The tremors were also felt in southern and eastern India.

There was some panic but no casualty or property damage anywhere, officials said. By evening, life returned to normal in the islands.

The 6.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred north of the Andaman Islands on March 30 is yet another confirmation that this particular region will continue to be source of severe earthquakes, says a leading Indian geologist.

The A&N Islands were rocked by a strong earthquake on Tuesday night. According to the US Geological Survey, the quake measured 6.9 on the Richter scale and was recorded at the north Andaman region, nearly 137 miles north of Port Blair.

BHUBANESWAR: Tremors from an earthquake in the north Andaman Islands Tuesday night jolted parts of Orissa, forcing people to rush out of their houses in panic in several places, officials and eyewitnesses said.

Minor tremors were felt for a few seconds in the districts of Khordha, Cuttack, and Jajpur and state capital Bhubaneswar. People rushed out of their homes as the furniture rattled.

Concentration of metals (Mn, Al, Fe, Cr, Cu, Zn, Pb, Cd, Co and Ni) in eight different seagrass species of Andaman Islands were analyzed using Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer. The concentration of Mn was maximum in almost all the seagrasses, whereas Co recorded minimum concentration.

This paper deals with a new species viz. Bambusa mokokchungeana from Nagaland and with nomenclature of the bamboos from North East India and Andaman Island.

Surinder Sud / New Delhi November 02, 2009, 0:49 IST

Climate change to also majorly affect fish catches in our seas, rivers.

From solar lanterns to solar technology-run ATMs, from traffic and streetlights to railway signals, Tata BP Solar (Established 1989) now wants to light up 10 million households across India and generate 20,000 MW of solar power by 2020.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are strung out in isolated emerald splendour across the Bay of Bengal. It is their inaccessibility that has helped put them on the global genetic map.

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