Shale Gas extraction and Assam

By- Kiron Kakoty Advertisements On 2 January Indian Petroleum and natural gas minister M Veerappa Moily has identified Assam-Arakan basin as one of the areas for shale gas extraction. Shale Gas is the combustible gas trapped in the rock deep inside the earth’s crust. It can be extracted by pumping in special chemical fluid under […]

Blood in Himalayan paradise – Earthquake toll rising

By- Correspondent | Date- September 20, 2011 The death toll due to last Sunday evening’s devastating 6.8-magnitude earthquake has been continuously on the rise. The earthquake which had its epicenter at Nepal – Sikkim border is reported to have left over 70 people dead and hundreds missing as this news is being written. The otherwise […]