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AirAsia QZ8501: Relatives of 162 passengers wait anxiously for news of missing plane

Family members of passengers on board AirAsia flight QZ8501 talk on their phones while waiting for information inside a crisis centre at Juanda Airport in East Java. Photograph: Suryanto/ Reuters......

Awesome PHOTOS of the month: October

Here are some of the best photographs clicked across the globe in the month of October. Jiejin Qiu, who is six months pregnant with her first baby, poses underwater during a photo shoot at a local......

Hot spots for world's powerful earthquakes identified

Researchers have pinpointed the locations -- like Indonesia's Sumatra Island -- where the world's largest earthquakes are most likely to take place, with greater accuracy than ever before. The......

Kolkata rocked by successive tremors; offices shut

Kolkata and parts of West Bengal were on Wednesday rocked by successive mild tremors in a span of less than two hours, following the massive temblors in Sumatra. The first tremor was felt at 2.42......

IN PICS: Indonesia shaken by quake aftershocks

A massive earthquake of 8.7 magnitude hit waters off Indonesia triggering tsunami fears across the Indian Ocean nations, including India, reviving memories of the 2004 devastation that had claimed......

Myanmar pipelines confirm China's place in Bay

Come September, and China will begin to lay parallel oil and natural gas pipelines from the Kyaukpyu deep-sea port on Myanmar's Arakan coast in the Bay of Bengal, all the way up north-east to......

What is Pak's reply to Tata's small car?

Tatas' Singur plant Controversy has dogged Tatas' small car project since inception. Yet Tata boss Ratan Tata seems resolute about the same. How much do you know about this ambitious......

IOC eyes S'pore Petroleum pie

Indian Oil Corporation is eyeing acquisition of a stake in Singapore Petroleum company as part of its plans to become a diversified, transnational, integrated energy major. "A financial investor......

Uniting against a tsunami

But for the tsunami, the four Sumatrans whom an Indian coast guard vessel rescued near Great Nicobar's Campbell Bay would have been arrested and thrown into jail. The wrath of wind and wave had......
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Q. Who was the first to utilized petroleum (largely available in middle east) to run an engine?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-the-first-to-utilized-petroleum-largely-available-in/28004912/answers/

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Q. What city is 30 degrees north 85 degrees west?
Sundaram:  A. The famous tenth-century Muslim historian al-Mas'udi wrote about the oil fields in Muslim lands. He used the word atam to describe a burning well....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-city-is-30-degrees-north-85-degrees-west/24961311/answers/28004925

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Q. In which state is Bay of Bengal ?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. That point is in the Apalachicola National Forest,about two miles southwest of Sumatra, Florida. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-state-is-bay-of-bengal-/24396208/answers/24961325

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Q. What is \"Ring of fire\"?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigation, search"The Ring of Fire" redirects here. For other uses of the term, see Ring of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-quotring-of-firequot/24396208/answers/16960341

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Q. Chimpanzee, Gorilla, Orangutang; are they same animal ?
Bhaskara Rao:  A. Chimpanzee is an Intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests. Gorilla is the largest anthropoidape; terrestrial and vegetarian;...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/chimpanzee-gorilla-orangutang-are-they-same-animal-/16960312/answers/15857726

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India scours jungle islands for lost Malaysian jetliner

1:19am IST PORT BLAIR, India (Reuters) - Indian aircraft on Friday combed Andaman and Nicobar, made up of more than 500 mostly uninhabited... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/03/14/malaysia-airlines-india-idINDEEA2D0AO20140314
Indonesian officials crack down on aviation sector after QZ8501 crash

Indonesia cracks down on aviation sector after AirAsia crash Highlighting the depth of Indonesia's air safety problems, the transportation... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/airasia-live-indonesian-officials-crack-down-on-aviation-sector-after-qz8501-crash-2018971.html
On shaky ground

When the earth beneath your feet gives away, the destruction is large and scary. But how do earthquakes happen? Thereve been many earthquakes in... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/kids/how-do-earthquakes-happen/article6744877.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Finding the missing black box of QZ8501 could take weeks, say officials

2.34 pm: Flight attendant, who died in crash, left message to her boyfriend A flight attendant whose body was recovered from the wreckage of... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/airasia-live-finding-the-missing-black-box-of-qz8501-could-take-weeks-say-officials-2018971.html
QZ8501 made steep climb before crash

am: AirAsia jet made unbelieveably steep climb before crash Radar data being examined by investigators appeared to show that AirAsia Flight... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/airasia-live-qz8501-made-steep-climb-before-crash-2018971.html

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