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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Earthquake: The quake was at a depth of 48 km (29.83 miles), GFZ said.

Turkmenistan Earthquake: The quake was at a depth of 48 km (29.83 miles), GFZ said.(Representational)
Published on Aug 16, 2023 12:07 PM IST
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Earthquake in Delhi-NCR, north India: Dos and don'ts to keep yourself safe

Strong earthquake tremors were felt in the national capital and adjoining areas - Noida, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir after a 6.6 quake struck northern Afghanistan on Tuesday evening.

The earthquake tremors were felt around 2.19am on Wednesday. (Representative Image)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 01:21 AM IST

Turkmenistan wants to close 'Gates of Hell' gas crater

Turkmenistan's president has said he wants to close a popular tourist attraction known as the "Gates of Hell." The site is a spectacular natural gas crater that has burned for decades.

Turkmenistan wants to close 'Gates of Hell' gas crater(Alexander Vershinin/AP/picture alliance )
Published on Jan 09, 2022 09:01 AM IST
By, Delhi

Modi meets leaders of 5 Central Asian nations

Modi spoke of the importance of India’s relations with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan when the foreign ministers of the five countries jointly met him.

Modi “emphasised the importance that India attaches to its long-standing relations with [the] Central Asian countries, which are part of its ‘extended neighbourhood’”, an official statement said. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 21, 2021 02:01 AM IST
By, New Delhi

These countries reported ‘zero’ Covid-19 cases. How true are their claims?

North Korea told the World Health Organisation in June that it tested more than 30,000 people for Covid-19 till that month but found not a single case of the virus. The isolated and secretive state has banned tourists and severely restricted cross-border traffic and trade to stop the virus.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is pictured here in this file photo released by state media KCNS. North Korea is one of the nations which reported ‘zero’ Covid-19 cases in the nearly two years since the pandemic began. But experts have expressed their concerns regarding these claims. (File Photo )
Updated on Sep 28, 2021 09:46 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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