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Delhi rattled by 4 earthquakes in 3 hours

National capital New Delhi was rattled by at least four earthquakes in a span of three hours early on Tuesday. The first quake, measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale occurred at 12.41 a.m., the Indian......

Time for Uttarakhand to learn from Orissa

Orissa learnt its lessons from previous cyclones, particularly the 1999 super cyclone, whereas Uttarakhand has failed to do so from any of the previous natural calamities that hit the state, says......

Cyclone politics: Cong claims credit for effective handling of Phailin

Congress on Monday appeared to claim credit for effective handling of cyclone 'Phailin', saying all steps are being taken under its rule to make the country "disaster-resilient" which was evident......

Taming Phailin: India's best show in disaster management

Lesson from 1999 cyclone helped in tackling Saturday's storm. With better preparedness and efficient planning and execution, the toll is restricted to a low level. The hours preceding the strike......

The Indian weatherman has the last laugh

The Indian Meteorological Department on Sunday stood vindicated over its forecast that Phailin will not be a 'super cyclone' as predicted by some international agencies and said its assessment was......

6 severely rain-deficit states seek Rs 43,462 cr relief

Six states including, Rajasthan Maharashtra and Gujarat, which have been badly affected by rainfall deficiency, sought a total assistance of Rs 43,461.73 crore (Rs 434.62 billion) from the Centre......

Bharti, Reliance buoy markets

Markets ended in the green after surging in late-noon trades. Heavy buying in Reliance and Bharti Airtel buoyed the BSE benchmark index to a high of 18,932.The index finally ended at 18,871-- up......

IBM tops India Supercomputers' list

IBM has ranked numero uno in terms of supercomputers installed in the country, with six such sites, a report by the Indian Institute of Science said on Monday.As per the 'India's Top Supercomputers......

Impact of climate change on Indian agriculture

Small and marginal farmers practising agriculture on rain-fed farms will bear the brunt of climate change, says Surinder Sud.The vulnerability of Indian agriculture to climate change is well......

Hard times for climate scientists

Anthropogenic global warming (AGW) and consequent climate change is perhaps the most contentious issue in the world today. At the centre of it all is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change......

World Cup draw to map out familiar path

Whatever surprises the draw for South Africa 2010 provides in Cape Town on December 4, the path to glory at the first African World Cup will be a familiar one. FIFA's decision to take its prized......

  People speak for national meteorological centre

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Q. Hi I am Ravi Shankar.I am studying B.Tech second year.I am studying in Hyderabad .I want to be a Pilot.I am from a middle class family.I want to know how to apply for a pilot and it's details like application,cost for training etc., I wish you could help me.Thank You.
:  A. COMMERCIAL PILOT - Training And Expences - Other Courses And Institutes Training ProcessBasic qualification for pilot training is successful...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hi-i-am-ravi-shankar.i-am-studying-b.tech-second-year.i-am-s//answers/9516787

Ravi
Q. I would like to become a pilot so where i have to apply for addmisson (I have passed 12 th science with 84% with gujrat board.)
Ravi :  A. Training ProcessBasic qualification for pilot training is successful completion of 10+2/equivalent with 50% marks in Physics and Maths. The...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-would-like-to-become-a-pilot-so-where-i-have-to-apply-for-/9516665/answers/2546968

akash tanna
Q. NAGPUR is famous for ?
Akash Tanna:  A. Kabindra jeeNagpur is well-known throughout India as a trade centre for high-quality oranges grown in the surrounding region and hence the city is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/nagpur-is-famous-for-/2546891/answers/921080

Kabindra Kumar Roy
Q. when ministry for science was created
Kabindra Kumar Roy:  A. The Ministry of Earth Sciences formed in 2006 from a merger of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the National Centre for Medium Range...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-ministry-for-science-was-created/919054/answers/708479

Vijay  Kumar
Q. what is the name of third experimental center of India in Antarcatica?When was it is established?
Vijay Kumar:  A. Akademic Boris Petrov, the ice-class ocean research vessel chartered by the Department of Ocean Development, has set sailing to the Antarctica from...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-name-of-third-experimental-center-of-india-in-an/708429/answers/121820

  Web results for National Meteorological Centre
Many missing in S Korea ferry mishap

Six confirmed dead; passengers included 324 students and 14 faculty members; cause uncertain The Korea Herald/ANN Seoul, 16 April A ferry... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/49814-many-missing-in-s-korea-ferry-mishap.html
Study

In the 2050s, the increase in the mean sea level along the Mumbai coast may be around 2 cm and it would increase to around 4 cm by 2100. The mean... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/mean-sea-level-along-mumbai-to-rise-by-4-cm-in-100-yrs-study/
Skymet

Impact on farm output to depend on distribution of rains BS Reporter | New Delhi April 16, 2014 Last Updated at 00:00 IST The southwest monsoon is... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/monsoon-in-2014-likely-to-be-below-normal-skymet-114041500595_1.html
Odisha's industrial town hottest at 42.5 degrees

Bhubaneswar, April 11 : Odisha's industrial town of Talcher Friday recorded a maximum temperature of 42.5 degrees Celsius, the highest, as a heat... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-37881.html
UPDATE 1-Rains saturate parts of Australia as cyclone nears

(Updates with forecast when cyclone to hit land, meteorologist, politician quotes) By Colin Packham and James Regan SYDNEY, April 11 (Reuters) -... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/11/australia-cyclone-idINL3N0N32FI20140411

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