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Another storm headed towards Myanmar

As Myanmar grapples with crises in the aftermath of the deadly cyclone Nargis, another tropical storm appearsto be heading for its shores, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.The......

'Cyclone Nargis a sign of things to come'

Sunita Narain, director, Centre for Science and Environment has warned that the Nargis cyclone that devastated Myanmar is a "sign of things to come", as climate change caused extreme weather to......

How cyclone Nargis got its name

Why did the deadly cyclone that left a trail of death and destruction in Myanmar have a delicate name like 'Nargis'? Pakistan may have an answer.The name 'Nargis' means daffodil in Urdu for the......

Hopefully, Obama will appreciate the fierce urgency of now!

'What can one say about bleeding heart Uncle Sam whose visage is smudged with inerasable nuclear and chemical stains? His Syrian sob story sounds like the devil stammering out Scripture.' M P Anil......

'Promote democracy' a slogan, not a policy

Berating New Delhi for abandoning the cause of democracy in Myanmar ignores the strategic compulsions for doing so, says Harsh V Pant Delivering the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture last week --......

IBM set to make our planet smarter

The concept envisages the use of IT to make smart grids all over the world, including India, in a bid to create an interconnected planet, writes Leslie D'Monte. Malta a group of islands in the......

  People speak for cyclone nargis

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Ramesh Agarwal
Q. COULD YOU NAME FEW CYCLONES IN THE PAST?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/could-you-name-few-cyclones-in-the-past/24391862/answers/

Iqbal Seth
Q. why should pakistan name our indian cyclone / why cant we name it ourselves ?
Iqbal Seth:  A. mala, rashmi, nargis, nilam,bijli, sandy, more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-should-pakistan-name-our-indian-cyclone--why-cant-we-nam/24380330/answers/24391892

Iqbal Seth
Q. when and where cyclone nargis struck ??
Iqbal Seth:  A. May 2008 Myanmar more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-and-where-cyclone-nargis-struck-/24380330/answers/19079229

SriniVenkat
Q. why the name laila is given to the cyclone
SriniVenkat:  A. Ever wondered how cyclone Laila that has wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh got such a lyrical name? Pakistan may have the answer. The name...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-name-laila-is-given-to-the-cyclone/19079210/answers/17155302

vasu
Q. How do cyclones get their names?
Vasu:  A. The cyclones originating in the Indian Ocean are named by eight countries north of the ocean - India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-do-cyclones-get-their-names/17155275/answers/17141507

  Web results for Cyclone Nargis
MSF welcomes offer to resume operations in Rakhine, Myanmar but remains cautious

- Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes the announcement by the Union Government of Myanmar and the Rakhine State Government that MSF will be... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/msf-welcomes-offer-resume-operations-rakhine-myanmar-remains-cautious
A vivid portrait of changing Myanmar

Rosalind Russell's decision to focus on people's lives serves as a reminder of how insightful her accounts can be, says Andrew Buncombe IN the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/66646-a-vivid-portrait-of-changing-myanmar.html
From exile to excellence

An e-mail from Myanmar last week forced me to reread one of the powerful essays by Edward Said, "Reflections on Exile." Said poignantly describes... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/Readers-Editor/from-exile-to-excellence/article6095007.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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