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The Tribune India   07 October 2020   India  
<p>The longest bridge on the strategic Manali &ndash; Leh highway, located in Himachal Pradesh, is complete and will be opened for traffic this month.<br />While easing the flow of traffic, the new structure had greatly increased load carrying capacity. <br ...
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The Jakarta Post   31 August 2020   India   Nepal  
<p>A landslide and floods caused by heavy rains have killed at least 41 people in Nepal and India in the past week, officials said on Monday, as the annual monsoon season enters its final stretch after claiming hundreds of lives in South Asia. Ten people, ...
Fox News   22 August 2020   USA   Grand Canyon, Arizona  
<p>Fossil footprints from 313 million years ago are the oldest to ever be found in the Grand Canyon.<br />A geology professor from Norway, Allan Krill, made the surprising discovery four years ago on a hike with students.<br />Lying next to the trail, in plain ...
BBC NEWS   07 August 2020   Italy  
<p>Italian authorities have evacuated about 75 people, mostly tourists, from an Alpine valley as huge blocks of ice threaten to crash down from a glacier.<br />Planpincieux glacier, in the Mont Blanc massif, has weakened because of intense summer heat alternating ...
The Guardian   03 August 2020   New Zealand  
<p>New research has found extreme melting of the country&rsquo;s glaciers in 2018 was at least ten times more likely due to human-caused global heating.<br />Twice a year, glaciologist Lauren Vargo and her colleagues set up camp beside two small lakes close ...
Asia Times   28 July 2020   China  
<p>People in cities along China&rsquo;s Yangtze River, which have already been inundated with water, are now scrambling to shore up embankments and dykes before the Three Gorges Dam releases more water and towns are swamped again by the third big flood this ...
DW   10 July 2020   Brazil  
<p>A team of Brazilian researchers announced on Friday the discovery of a 115-million-year-old fossil belonging to a previously unknown species of dinosaur in the northeastern state of Ceara.<br />The "Aratasaurus museunacionali" is a previously unknown species ...
News18   10 July 2020   Indonesia  
<p>An eerily beautiful volcanic eruption in Indonesia will you leave you mesmerized.<br />Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia erupted electric-blue fire, that trickles down the mountain slope at night attracting crowds of tourists and photographers.<br />A Paris-based ...
CNN   07 July 2020   Japan  
<p>Tokyo (CNN)Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.<br />Local authorities confirmed ...
Aljazeera   02 July 2020   Myanmar   Kachin  
<p>At least 50 people have died after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to officials.<br />The incident took place early on Thursday in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state after a bout of heavy rainfall, the Myanmar Fire Services ...