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India, ASEAN agree to fight terror

India and ASEAN on Tuesday agreed to fight terrorism and strengthen maritime security in the piracy-infested Malacca Straits. "Terrorism is still a major threat to our collective security in this......

India ready to provide security in Malacca Strait

Responding to a request made by the three littoral states - Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, India has said it is ready to provide security in the Malacca Strait, one of the world's busiest sea......

What China MUST do to get India on Silk Route

China's desire to have India as part of its ambitious Maritime Silk Route makes strategic sense for both nations. However, it would involve substantive assurances from Beijing, says Dr Rahul......

India's building a new naval base near Visakhapatnam

The navy has lifted the shroud of secrecy over a major new sea base being built on India's eastern coast, which will be home to the first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, and an armada of......

Search for MH370 could take decades: Malaysia Airlines

The search for the missing Malaysian aircraft may take "decades" as its wreckage could be spread over a big area in the Indian Ocean, a top Malaysia Airlines official said, while criticising the......

Gati may sell shipping arm to repay debt

Gati Ltd, a leading domestic logistics and supply chain solutions firm, is likely to sell its shipping arm Gati Coast to Coast to a global shipping player. Talks are in the final stage.According to......

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......

Deora to visit Pakistan; TAPI pipeline key agenda

Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora will be travelling to Islamabad next week for vital discussions on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline. The meeting would be held on......

Japan, India break trade impasse over luncheon

It was a rare function where money power supported by political power had an awesome effect in dazzling the participants.Some 250 rich, powerful and serious-looking Japanese gentlemen were waiting......

Pak offers China 'trade, energy corridor'

Pakistan is keen to act as a transit point for China by giving access to the strategic Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea to tap the Central Asian markets and vast energy sources, visiting President......

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sweet swati
Q. Which one of the following can one come across if one travels through the Strait of Malacca?(a) Bali (b) Brunei (c) Java (d) Singapore
Sweet Swati:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-one-of-the-following-can-one-come-across-if-one-travel/23034962/answers/

Octopus
Q. Which strait connects Red Sea and Indian Ocean?(A) Bab-el-Mandeb(B) Hormuz(C) Bosporus(D) Malacca
Octopus:  A. (d) Singapore more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-strait-connects-red-sea-and-indian-oceana-bab-el-mande/22402378/answers/23034963

Octopus
Q. RIDDLES ( first answer gets BA ) - which is largest strait in the world ?
Octopus:  A. Strait of Malacca more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/riddles--first-answer-gets-ba----which-is-largest-strait-in-/22402378/answers/20864892

Rising Sun
Q. Hindu temples found in Java, Indonesia. Does ths incident prove tht Hinduism had spread far & wide and those people were later converted by force?
Rising Sun:  A. Hinduism has historically been a major religious and cultural influence in Java. In recent years, it has also been enjoying something of a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hindu-temples-found-in-java-indonesia.-does-ths-incident-pro/20864874/answers/16656696

KARAN VERMA
Q. Why piracy is becoming the main trade of Somalia?
KARAN VERMA:  A. Piracy off the coast of Somalia is growing at an alarming rate and threatens to drastically disrupt international trade. It provides funds that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-piracy-is-becoming-the-main-trade-of-somalia/16656646/answers/16165551

  Web results for Malacca Straits
A powerful surface navy lacks sub punch

is capable of obtaining "sea control" - or domination of waters and airspace - in the Arabian Sea in a war with Pakistan. Equally, India can... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/a-powerful-surface-navy-lacks-sub-punch-114100101407_1.html
Weaving a definition of Line of Actual Control

It is no longer feasible for India-China trade relations to remain insulated from the border question. A final resolution must be sought by 2025,... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/weaving-a-definition-of-line-of-actual-control.html
Strong on aircraft carriers, short of submarines

Over the last six weeks, the Indian Navy commissioned three frontline warships, boosting its fleet to 140 vessels. Another 41 warships are being... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-s-navy-strong-on-aircraft-carriers-short-of-submarines-114093000006_1.html
Home Ministry Junks Island Tourism Dreams

NEW DELHI: In one of the first standoffs between the ministries in the Narendra Modi Government, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has shot down... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/No-Taste-for-Vanilla-Home-Ministry-Junks-Island-Tourism-Dreams/2014/09/28/article2452718.ece
Xi leaves India with a headache and more

False dawn? Xi Jinping 's visit coincided with a naked display of Chinese military's hardening posture. Photo: PIB History written by a... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/xi-leaves-india-with-a-headache-and-more/

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