NTSB worried over fate of other bridges after Washington bridge collapse


The collapse of an Interstate highway bridge in northern Washington State should be taken seriously according to the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. Detailed investigation must go in to find out the reason behind this unforeseen catastrophe in the north of Seattle and seek for measures through more such incidents could be repeatedContinue reading “NTSB worried over fate of other bridges after Washington bridge collapse”

Hundreds evacuate homes as Wildfire reaches California coast


A wind-driven wildfire is spreading by the California coast north of Los Angeles prompting hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. Evacuations have also been ordered in case of university campus including several farm buildings and recreational vehicles are also under threat as the wildfire also surrounded them. Source: Reuters, LATimes, CBS, Bloomberg, CBS 8

Major fire breaks out in Bawana slum cluster, cause of fire unknown


A Fire took place at Bawana slum clusters of Delhi on Friday resulting in torching of several hutments. Twenty-fire tenders were reportedly rushed to the site immediately to extinguish the fire. A police team has also reached the spot of fire. Initial reports said a loud sound was heard before the fire broke out indicatingContinue reading “Major fire breaks out in Bawana slum cluster, cause of fire unknown”

Rescuers stop efforts for recovery of Florida’s sinkhole victim, decides to bring down the house


Officials working towards recovering body of sinkhole victim Jeffery Bush (Seffner) have decided to put the rescue efforts on hold, leaving the body of the victim underneath. The four bedroom home of Bush will be brought down today. The decision was taken not long after two other houses were assessed as compromised by the sinkhole. Florida isContinue reading “Rescuers stop efforts for recovery of Florida’s sinkhole victim, decides to bring down the house”

Debate on establishing Advanced Detection Systems for warding off Russian Meteor Strike like incident heats up


The recent meteor bursting in Russia has suddenly created ground for debate whether to consider installation of advanced detection systems that could timely warn of the looming danger in space. Entrepreneurs who have set up companies like eBay, Google and Facebook are vying at the concept as a business opportunity and working on developing suchContinue reading “Debate on establishing Advanced Detection Systems for warding off Russian Meteor Strike like incident heats up”

Russian city Chelyabinsk pulling itself together after meteor strike


–          Clean-up process has begun a day after in the Urals region of Russia where the meteor blast took place in Russian city of Chelyabinsk. –          No traces of any meteor scattered bodies were found in the lake after Divers scanned it, said the report in Russian state media (RIA Novosti). –          The brightness ofContinue reading “Russian city Chelyabinsk pulling itself together after meteor strike”

Huge meteor burns over Russian city Chelyabinsk, Sonic Boom damages windows (VIDEO)


A meteor burst in the sky of Chelyabinsk, Russia located east of the Ural Mountains. The city of Chelyabinsk is located in 1500 Kms to the east of Moscow where the meteor burned. The light emitted from the meteor was even brighter in comparison to the Sun. the sonic boom that resulted from the meteorContinue reading “Huge meteor burns over Russian city Chelyabinsk, Sonic Boom damages windows (VIDEO)”

Republican senator Chris Christie’s presidential aspirations may get hit after he shouted at US Speaker John Boehner


The reason why Chris Christie screamed at Boehner was for alleged voting delay caused by him on Sandy Relief. Chris Christie said, “There’s only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims, the House majority and their speaker, John Boehner,” Christie also said, “It’s why the American people hate Congress,” Source:Continue reading “Republican senator Chris Christie’s presidential aspirations may get hit after he shouted at US Speaker John Boehner”

Mayan people don’t consider 12/21/12 to be Doomsday


According to some people the coming Friday, i.e. 12/21/12 is doomsday citing the Mayan calendar saying that a phase ends in Mayan calendar on that date. Mayan’s, especially those living in Merida, Mexico don’t believe in the observation and so doesn’t the people from Mayan village Yaxuna. These people think that though it may beContinue reading “Mayan people don’t consider 12/21/12 to be Doomsday”

7.3 magnitude hits near Miyagi Prefecture in Japan


–          Japanese Government issues Tsunami warning after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. –          There’s been no increase in radiation levels according to Electricity companies in the Fukushima Nuclear Plant that received multiple meltdowns last year. –          Last year (2011) also earthquake has hit Miyagi Prefecture which was followed by a tsunami. –         Continue reading “7.3 magnitude hits near Miyagi Prefecture in Japan”