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Tsunami Heading to Southern California post-Chile Earthquake

  RT RT_com: #CHILE #Earthquake First video apparently shows tsunami wave hitting streets http://t.co/bmWAeMjbEe pic.twitter.com/v2vaf3nJKi … — Safety & Security (@dyaalertas) September 17, 2015 Following 8.3 magnitude earthquake that jolted Chile’s northern coast, a tsunami warning has been issued and authorities said within one hour the waves may reach the coast including the southern coast of California. In all 5 ...

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Diabetes: Damage in Retinal Periphery Matches Loss of Blood Flow in Diabetics, Says Study

The damage in retinal periphery is a result of the loss of blood flow in diabetics, said a study conducted by Joslin Diabetes Center’s Beetham Eye Institute. The study revealed that people with diabetic retinopathy, the presence of lesions in the periphery of their retina substantially increases the risk that the disease will progress more rapidly. Not detected earlier, these ...

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Nepal quake: Avalanche kills 10 mountaineers on Everest, Twitter Goes Viral

A total of 10 people, including foreign climbers, were reportedly killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, a Nepal tourism ministry official said. However, BBC quoted officials and reports as saying that the avalanche on Mount Everest killed at least eight people, and another five in Tibet. ...

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Nepal Earthquake: 1500 Killed, Millions Displaced, Rescue Efforts on War Footing (Wrap up)

Over 1,500 people were killed and thousands were injured, while million were displaced as a massive earthquake – lasting for a long 20 seconds – hit Himalayan front region with 14 strong aftershocks causing widespread destruction in Nepal and India today. In Nepal, buildings were flattened, roads cracked, telephone connectivity snapped and hospitals grappled with a large number of injured ...

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Official Details of Nepal Earthquake

The government of India has given out the details of the Nepal earthquake that shook the Himalayan front region, including Indian border states. The Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 occurred  today at 11.41 A.M  IST (Indian Standard Time) at a depth of 10 Km with its Epicentral Region located in Nepal about 80 Km NW of Kathmandu. Its Latitude and Longitude ...

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PM chairs high-level meeting to review Nepal earthquake relief measures

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Saturday soon after the major earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 1,000 people so far, including some inside India. The meeting was attended by Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh, the National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra, Additional Principal Secretary P.K. Mishra, and senior officials ...

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Nepal Earthquake: Live Updates, Reactions, Twitter Messages, Photos

The USGS on Saturday upgraded Nepal earthquake from 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale, while China Earthquake Networks Center put the intensity at a staggering 8.1 magnitude. About 8 aftershocks hit the region according to the US Geological Survey. 5.041km SE of Lamjung, Nepal2015-04-25 08:29:24 UTC10.0 km 4.722km W of Kodari, Nepal2015-04-25 08:20:11 UTC10.0 km 4.917km ENE of Banepa, ...

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Nepal Earthquake: Quick Timeline of Past Quakes in Himalayan Region

At least four people were killed and several injured when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and caused widespread devastation this morning. One person was killed in an old building collapse in front of the Indian consulate in Kathmandu and at least three people were confirmed killed elsewhere. Different buildings, including the walls surrounding Nepal’s royal palace, collapsed and more ...

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Earthquake Live: Nepal Hit Badly, Buildings, Damage Update

Location 28.131°N 84.649°E depth=15.0 km (9.3 mi) The earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude on Richter scale that jolted Nepal and northern part of India caused major devastation in the old area Kathmandu, the capital of the Himalayan nation. According to information available, there was widespread devastation in Hanmandhoka area in the old area of Kathmandu. Several casualties were feared as buildings collapsed. ...

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Vitamin E deficiency can damage brain: Study

Eating diets rich in vitamin E can help you stay sharp as researchers have found that deficiency of this vitamin may cause damage to brain cells. Vitamin E deficiency may interrupt a supply line of specific nutrients and rob the brain of the “building blocks” it needs to maintain neuronal health, the findings showed. “This research showed that vitamin E ...

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