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Superstorm Sandy looks enormous from space: Williams

Superstorm Sandy, that has claimed many lives and wrecked havoc in the densely populated United States east coast region, looks enormous even when seen from space, Indian-American astronaut Sunita......

Sethusamudram falls out of favour with the Centre

The project is currently under litigation after environmental concerns were raised against the plan of linking the PalkBay and the Gulf of Mannar by creating a shipping channel through the shallow......

Rains, floods unleash fury on Andhra, Odisha; 48 killed

Incessant rains and floods have claimed as many as 45 lives in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, with hundreds of villages submerged in nearly 30 districts and road and rail links disrupted in the......

Andhra Pradesh hit by heavy rains; toll mounts to 29

Incessant rains have claimed as many as 29 lives in Andhra Pradesh during the past four days while more than 72,000 people have been evacuated from low-lying areas. The rain and flood-battered......

Trail of Superstorm Sandy's devastation

New Yorker P Rajendran takes stock after Superstorm Sandy The long cloud-shadow of Hurricane Sandy hung over the northeast long before it picked up. At one point, the wings of clouds spinning off......

Remembering Amar Bose: The label 'Great Man' fits him to a T

Sree Sreenivasan recalls his encounters with the pioneer of sound who passed away on Friday and gives a sense of how many lives he touched -- in big and small ways. There are two......

Sethusamudram controversy back in the spotlight

There seems to be no end to the 16-year-old war over the controversial Sethusamudram project. The project involves dredging the stretch of water between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka to make it......

Puri car festival spells brisk biz for hoteliers

The hoteliers in Puri have made brisk business as around 15 lakh devotees thronged the pilgrimage town to witness the famed 'Rah Yatra', the annual car festival of Lord Jagannath on Tuesday.The......

New Aussie govt brings cheer to Indian miners

About a fortnight ago, the International Coal Ventures Ltd board approved a binding bid for a deposit having estimated reserves of 220 million tonnes in Queensland, Australia. ICVL is a special......

Reliance is ready for a big surge: Mukesh

"It took three decades for Reliance to create an enterprise value of over $80 billion - that is, over Rs. 370,000 crore. However, I feel hopeful and confident that Reliance can accomplish value......

Not shaken, not stirred

So the new James Bond movie is out. Die Another Day hasall the usual ingredients: a deadly megalomaniac with a high-tech weapon; capers in Korea, Cuba and London; a spectacular hovercraft chase......

Demba Ba steers Chelsea to big win; Persie saves United

Chelsea striker Demba Ba struck twice on his debut as the FA Cup holders enjoyed a 5-1 drubbing of Southampton in the third round on Saturday and Robin van Persie's majestic last-gasp equaliser......

Ferrari begins Magic India Discovery Tour

Ratan Tata flagged off the Ferrari Magic India Discovery Tour near the Gateway of India in Mumbai on Monday.Ferrari announced the start of the new Prancing Horse adventure, which got underway in......

Arsenal extend lead over Chelsea

Unbeaten Arsenal stretched their lead in the Premier league to five points after a 2-1 win at Aston Villa on Saturday while Chelsea beat West Ham United 1-0 to overhaul Manchester United and go......

Formula One adds India to the checklist

The confirmation of Narain Karthikeyan as India's first Formula One driver is an important step for the sport, even if he is unlikely to trouble world champion Michael Schumacher too much.Jordan's......

Yuvraj ton puts North on top

Yuvraj Singh answered his critics with a classy hundred but a late order collapse saw North Zone surrender the initiative to East on the first day of the Duleep Trophy final at the PCA Stadium in......

  People speak for east coast stretch

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Q. NAME THE WORLDS BIGGEST SINGLE STRUCTURE MADE BY LIVING ORGANISMS, WHICH CAN ALSO BE SEEN FROM THE MOON , AND IS SPREAD OVER AN AREA OF ABOUT 344400 SQ KM?
:  A. GREAT BARRIER REEF.The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-the-worlds-biggest-single-structure-made-by-living-orga//answers/17253528

Josna
Q. do you know,How large is the Caspian Sea?!
Josna:  A. The Caspian Sea is the largest inland body of water in the world and accounts for 40 to 44 percent of the total lacustrine waters of the world.[8]...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-knowhow-large-is-the-caspian-sea/17253147/answers/17122391

Sitara
Q. What is called JET LAG and how one can overcome it ?
Sitara:  A. :-)))) anyone who flies long distance say from USA to India gets the feeling of disorientation better known as jet lag. When flying, jet lag occurs...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-called-jet-lag-and-how-one-can-overcome-it-/17118869/answers/15593792

anantharaman
Q. Where is Palakkad Gap situated
Anantharaman :  A. Palakkad Gap is a 32-42 kilometer wide low mountain pass in the Western Ghats, near Palakkad town in the South Indian State of Kerala.The gap is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-palakkad-gap-situated/15593783/answers/13386718

Razia
Q. Is Mumbai prone to or vulnerable to earthquakes?
Razia:  A. Mumbai is lot more vulnerable to earthquakes than most of us think her to be. There have been claims that Mumbai is prone to moderate intensity...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-mumbai-prone-to-or-vulnerable-to-earthquakes/13386708/answers/6468608

  Web results for East Coast Stretch
NiSource Reports Second Quarter 2014 Earnings

/PRNewswire/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) today announced net operating earnings from continuing operations (non-GAAP) of $77.9 million , or $0.25... ...

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Brazil hosts OCEARCH Shark Expedition

GlobeNewswire 2014-07-31 Brazilians researchers will work with OCEARCH on their 20th expedition advancing public safety, conservation... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=37910
Celebrate Labor Day on the Water with River Expeditions

PR.com 2014-07-30 Oak Hill, WV, July 30, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Celebrate Labor Day weekend with an adrenaline-filled weekend in the New River... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRcom.php?storyid=352737
Perth, Scotland

What to SEE Kinnoull Hill From the hills 222m south-facing cliff summit, views are afforded of the River Tay, the Friarton Bridge, and a stretch of... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/smarttravel-perth-scotland-246
The "Big Ride" Crosses America to Benefit the American Lung Association

/PRNewswire/ -- Until recently, most people could only imagine bicycling from one side of America to the other. But that dream has just proven more... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/The-Big-Ride-Crosses-America-to-Benefit-the-American-Lung-Association/335559

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