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The 1950 Assam-Tibet Earthquake: An Overview

The 1950 Assam-Tibet Earthquake: An Overview "Assam Pavement Sags: Water Gushed Up Through the Earth : Shattered slabs mark the course this road once took across the plains some 200 miles from the earthquake's epicenter at the Assam-Tibet border. It run through the Assam valley from Gauhati to the Luhit River across from Sadiya." (This image is a screenshot of the original photo published on National Geographic, March 1952. Photographer: Frank Kingdon-Ward. The caption is as it is appeared on the magazine.) The Assam-Tibet earthquake, or 1950 Assam earthquake, is list

140 Days In Dipayal Silgadhi, Nepal

140 Days In Dipayal Silgadhi, Nepal The author of this blog, Mithu Das, is standing on a hillock at Zero Point, Silgadhi. Behind him, on the left, is Shree Bhagrati Academy. By Mithu Das   June 21, 2021 A Cold Winter Morning The alarm clock went off at 6:00 AM and I got up. It was mid-December and I felt very cold. The temperature outside was hovering around 2°C. I poured some water into the electric kettle and switched it on. After a few minutes, the water boiled which I poured into a bucket; mixing a lot of cold water with it, I carried the bucket into the bathr