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Strong quake jolts Northern California

A strong earthquake measuring 6 on the richter scale, centredoff the western Pacific coast, hit northern California on Thursday, the United States Geological survey...

A salute to a US commander

US Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Gary Roughead inspects a Navy Guard of Honourat INS Angre, the logistics base of the Western Naval Command in Mumbai on Wednesday. Admiral Roughead, who arrived......

India has a major stake in Indo-Pacific region: Navy chief

Asserting that "maritime muscle flexing" by some countries and other factors have made the Indo-Pacific region "more contested and more volatile," naval chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday said......

Reliance Defence to service US Navy's Seventh Fleet

Months after India and the United States signed a key logistics pact, Reliance Defence and Engineering on Monday announced an agreement with the American Navy for repair and alteration services for......

China's PLA held live drills with 100 ballistic missiles: Report

China's newly formed rocket force launched 100 ballistic missiles last year while army conducted scores of live drills, official media reported on Wednesday, as the 2.3 million strong People's......

Biggest health risk: Air pollution killed 7 million in 2012

 Poor and middle-income countries in southeast Asia and the Western Pacific region had the largest air pollution-related burden in 2012. Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012,......

Wipro on the prowl in US, Europe

IT major Wipro plans to acquire 9-12 companies in the US, Western Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Due diligence in this regard is on and the deals -- worth $50-200 million (Rs 300-1,000 crore)......

Delhi is the world's most polluted megacity!

In 2012, with one million deaths, China reported the highest toll from PM2.5 and PM10 pollution. At the time, India followed, reporting 621,138 deaths, nearly 10 per cent of the global toll......

Why the outlook for globalisation is bleak

Although the returns from outward-looking policies are less today, substantial gains can still be made with good policies and initiatives, says Shankar Acharya. Twenty years from now, if the world......

'Modi changed India's attitude towards Maritime Silk Road plan'

  China's Silk Road plan the name of which was subsequently changed to ‘Belt and Road’ project moots a maze of roads and corridors connecting China with Asia and Europe. A Chinese......

Brazil didn't mess up Olympics, nor did it make most of them

The enduring images of the Games will be not just the great sporting achievements - from US swimmer Michael Phelps' 28th Olympic medal to Usain Bolt's historic sprint 'triple triple' - but also the......

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. IMAGE: Rio 2016......
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Navy chief

Asserting that "maritime muscle flexing" by some countries and other factors have made the Indo-Pacific region "more contested and more volatile,"... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/indo-pacific-region-emerging-as-power-centre-navy-chief/20170214.htm
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By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle | OSLO OSLO Shrimp-like creatures living in the deepest parts of the oceans contain high levels of... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/toxins-found-in-creatures-even-in-deepest-part-of-oceans-study-reuters-3281538.html
Reliance Defence signs warship repair pact with US Navy

The Seventh Fleet's area of responsibility includes the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean and at any given time there are roughly 50-70 ships and... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/reliance-defence-signs-warship-repair-pactus-navy_8479101.html
Trudeau to address European Parliament, meet with Merkel

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak on February 16 before the European Parliament in Strasbourg to urge members to ratify a sweeping... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/trudeau-to-address-european-parliament-meet-with-merkel-117020900084_1.html
Dollar rebounds, stocks mixed ahead of Fed decision

By Dion Rabouin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street stocks pared their early gains on Wednesday as utility and energy shares in the U.S. dragged, but... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/dollar-rebounds-stocks-mixed-ahead-of-fed-decision-news-commodities-rb5pwuhjhhaaf.html

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