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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 gets re-elected to UN Human Rights Council

In a significant victory, India has been re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. India is currently......

5 new non-permanent members of UNSC elected

The United Nations General Assembly today elected Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela as the new non-permanent members of the Security Council for a two-year term beginning in......

The humble chaiwallah is forcing his way into exclusive clubs

'Modi is a symbol of Asia Rising; and, for the first time in decades, a non-white has the potential to be the most compelling global leader,' says Rajeev Srinivasan. There were two audiences for......

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)......

India most optimistic on hiring plans for next 3 months

Indian employers have strongest hiring plans when compared to their global peers for the October-December quarter of this year on hopes of a speedy economic revival, says a ManpowerGroup report.......

'The need to look outward is common to both India and China'

There should be no "shame" in entering another market via an indirect route if that would lead to faster success at a lower risk, Anil K Gupta (below left) tells Rohit Nautiyal.  ......

New Development Bank: A good move for infrastructure financing

Any additional effort to assuage the growing worldwide hunger for infrastructure funding is more than welcome, says Barun Roy.  There's no reason to be euphoric, as some people in their......

NBA: Clippers rebound with big win over Jazz

The Los Angeles Clippers registered a comprehensive 107-94 win over the Utah Jazz at the StaplesCenter on Saturday to rebound from their thrashing at the hands of San Antonio Spurs on Thursday.......

NBA: LA Lakers fire coach Brown after dismal start

Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown has been fired after a 1-4 start to the season, the 16-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champions said on Friday. Assistant coach Bernie Bickerstaff......

NBA: Jazz into playoffs

The Utah Jazz grabbed the final spot in the Western Conference playoffs with a 100-88 home victory over Phoenix, dashing the Suns' own post-season hopes on Tuesday. Paul Millsap recorded 26 points......

NBA: Spurs give Lakers taste of their own medicine

San Antonio made amends for last week's stinging home loss to Los Angeles by trouncing the Lakers 112-91 on their home court on Tuesday. The Western Conference-leading Spurs were on the receiving......

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Prince Mathew
Q. which are the countries lie in the tropical region?
Prince Mathew:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-are-the-countries-lie-in-the-tropical-region/27599852/answers/

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. What is the bad thing that Cyclone brings & does it also brings some good things also ?
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. In the Western Hemisphere, tropical countries include Mexico, all of Central America, all of the Caribbean islands from just south of Nassau in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-bad-thing-that-cyclone-brings--does-it-also-brin/26555821/answers/27599856

Divya Kulkarni
Q. What is the name of the biggest ocean on Earth?
Divya Kulkarni:  A. Although tropical cyclones can take an enormous toll on lives and personal property, they can also be important factors in the precipitation...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-name-of-the-biggest-ocean-on-earth/26366189/answers/26555839

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What does it mean by bio diversity?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. Pacific OceanThe Pacific Ocean is by far the world's largest ocean at 60,060,700 square miles (155,557,000 sq km). According to the CIA World...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-it-mean-by-bio-diversity/25598574/answers/26366199

chandaka negi
Q. In what plate techtonic does mariana trench happen?
Chandaka Negi:  A. Biodiversity is the degree of variation of life forms within a given species, ecosystem, biome, or planet. Terrestrial biodiversity tends to be...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-what-plate-techtonic-does-mariana-trench-happen/25295074/answers/25598580

  Web results for Western Pacific
Out of the box solutions needed to end TB

Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS In May 2014, the World Health Assembly approved the WHO's new post-2015 global TB strategy and targets... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=local&newsid=522051
US Stock Futures Tumble on Reports of Ebola Case in New York

Tokyo : US stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and US bonds gained on Friday after media reported that a doctor who... ...

http://profit.ndtv.com/news/market/article-us-stock-futures-tumble-on-reports-of-ebola-case-in-new-york-683436
Easter Island's ancient inhabitants weren't so lonely after all

12:01am IST WASHINGTON (Reuters) - They lived on a remote dot of land in the middle of the Pacific, 2,300 miles (3,700 km) west of South... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/23/us-science-easterisland-idINKCN0IC28C20141023
Global Lactic Acid Market

From the Wires Oct. 23, 2014 07:37 PM LONDON , Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lactic Acid in... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3217560
Global Soda Ash Market

From the Wires Oct. 23, 2014 07:31 PM LONDON , Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Soda Ash in... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3217557

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