Strong 6.8 quake hits off jap Indonesia, tsunami caution: USGS
A strong 6.8 value earthquake rocked jap Indonesia on Friday, the US Geological Survey stated, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents fleeing from their houses.
The quake struck at a tremendously shallow depth of 17 kilometers off the east coast of Sulawesi island, the USGS stated, where a 7.5-value quake-tsunami across the city of Palu killed more than 4,300 people closing 12 months.
Indonesia’s geophysics employer issued a tsunami caution for coastal communities in Morowali district, but there were not immediately reviews of casualties or harm.
But the USGS warned that sizable harm changed into possible in poorly constructed or badly designed systems.
One useless, six injured in road coincidence
A 26-12 months-old man from Mumbai turned into killed and 6 others had been injured when their vehicle overturned after being hit via an unidentified vehicle at Waldevi bridge in Nashik district early on Friday, police said.
The occupants of the automobile intended to Shirdi from Mumbai while the coincidence befell on Mumbai-Nashik motorway around 2.Forty five am, police stated.
The deceased is a resident of Lower Parel in Mumbai, police said, adding that the injured, who also hails from Mumbai, had been admitted to Nashik public health center for treatment. The investigation into the case is on, police stated.
Jet extends a suspension of global ops until Monday
Jet Airways, facing its worst existential disaster in its over 25-12 months-antique records, on Friday extended the suspension of its international operations until subsequent Monday due to severe liquidity problems.
Incidentally, the stake sale bid invited with the aid of the SBI- led a consortium of bankers, which manages the day-to-operations of the airline, also closes by using the quiet of the day Friday, after being prolonged by way of days.
Airline founder Naresh Goyal, the UAE service Etihad Airways, Air Canada and the country’s countrywide funding fund amongst others are suggested to have submitted bids, in keeping with media reports.
839 Sikh pilgrims on 10-day go to Pakistan
A batch of 839 devotees left for Pakistan on Friday to visit several Sikh shrines there at the occasion of Baisakhi.
The institution, underneath the aegis of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), consists of each male and females. The visit comes amidst growing tensions between the two nations within the past nearly months.
The batch was given a send-off at the SGPC workplace on the Golden Temple complex right here on Friday. They later boarded a teach from Attari railway station, 30 km from here, to go to Pakistan.