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Lanka arrests 5 for 'stealing' Indian tsunami buoy

Five Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested on charges of stealing an Indian tsunami warning equipment, police said on Tuesday. The arrested men were produced before the chief magistrate in the......

Unlike 2004, India is today READY to face a tsunami

The early warning system gives Indian authorities sufficient time for action, says Gyan Varma & Sreelatha Menon An earthquake struck twice near Indonesia, with an intensity of 8.5 on the Richter......

Tsunami warning for Andaman, alert issued for Andhra

The Tsunami Warning Centre at Hyderabad has issued a warning for three places in Andaman and Nicobar islands. Kishore Swarna Angel, a scientist at the TWC at the Indian National Centre for Ocean......

Massive quake rattles Indonesia; tremors across India

A massive earthquake of 8.7 magnitude hit waters off Indonesia triggering tsunami fears across the Indian Ocean nations, including India, reviving memories of the 2004 devastation that had claimed......

7.0 magnitude quake rocks Tokyo, no tsunami warning

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit a wide area in eastern and northeastern Japan on Sunday, rattling buildings in Tokyo and jolting the nation still recovering from last year's quake-tsunami......

TCS' tsunami warning system wins award

Tata Consultancy Services said on Friday its Tsunami Early Warning System, developed for the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, has won the Platinum Icon Award for innovative......

BRICS joint action at G20 summit may be wishful thinking

Capital exodus raising alarm in emerging nations BRICS talked of joint action to offset stronger dollar Group still far from coordinating monetary/forex policy Plans by the world's leading......

Planning in India? It needs a thorough change

In the US, both Clinton and Bush administrations believed that market discipline was superior to regulatory oversight in achieving an appropriate balance between innovation and safety, writes Suman......

Markets brave Japan jolt

Markets ended the day below the dotted line, albeit off the day's lows. Earlier in the day, the Sensex slumped over 200 points after a strong earthquake hit Northern Japan.Better-than-expected IIP......

Mitticool: A refrigerator that runs without electricity

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam called him a 'true scientist'. Mitticool, a clay refrigerator that works without electricity had turned the world's attention to its creator Mansukhbhai......

Exclusive: First photos of Vivek Oberoi's nuptials

Bollywood star Vivek Oberoi tied the knot with management graduate Priyanka Alva at a resplendent ceremony in Bengaluru marked by razzmatazz of the Hindi tinsel world. In the wedding, which saw a......

Doha, Baku out of running for 2020 Games

The chase to host the 2020 Summer Games was reduced to a three horse race between Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo after Doha and the Azerbaijan capital Baku were dropped from the running by the......

Form book is against United in Spain: Ferguson

Manchester United will have to rip up the form book if they are to claim victory at Valencia in Champions League Group C on Wednesday, according to the English club's manager, Alex Ferguson.......

WADA's decade of hope against dope

The following are 10 significant events that have helped to shape the fight against the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport in the decade since the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was......

T20 couldn't have come at a better time: Symonds

Andrew Symonds is loving life outside the cricketing establishment, and believes that he stands on the cusp of cricket's new freelance frontier. Since being sacked from the Australian team on......

Border hails Ponting as 'best since Bradman'

Ricky Ponting has been lauded as the best Australian batsmen since Don Bradman after breaking Allan Border's national Test aggregrate in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston. Border personally......

  People speak for national tsunami warning

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Q. Japan a land dat is stranger to earthquakes & from whose language d word "tsunami" is derived, is facing a natural calamity of unprecedented proportions. D magnitude 8.9 quake, one of d worst to have struck d country in a century, would have been trouble enough. Worse still, d quake occurred just 120 kms offshore resulting in a tsunami with waves many metres high that swiftly barrelled its way inland, rpducing some horrifying live TV images. With tsunami warning and alerts issued 2 other nations ringing d Pacific Ocean, they braced demselves for a time of trial. R V ready for such eventualit
:  A. To answer bluntly, NO - WE ARE NOT.Their response is far more organised and their team works well. Under our governmental dispensation, we can...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/japan-a-land-dat-is-stranger-to-earthquakes--from-whose-lang//answers/19354880

cyrus irani
Q. When does a man forget God?
Cyrus Irani:  A. It seems to me that these days people have REALLY FORGOTTEN GOD! Man forgets That his days on earth are short,THAT his vital is swayed by...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-does-a-man-forget-god/19354870/answers/4957656

Rukhsana.Siddiqui
Q. What is meant by Tsunami?
Rukhsana.Siddiqui:  A.  Earthquake triggers deadly tsunamiThe world's most powerful earthquake in more than 40 years struck deep under the Indian Ocean on December 26,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-tsunami/4942737/answers/2248455

  Web results for National Tsunami Warning
India Donates USD 1 Million Towards UN Tsunami Fund

India today announced a USD one million contribution to a UN fund for tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness in the Indian Ocean and Southeast... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/India-Donates-USD-1-Million-Towards-UN-Tsunami-Fund/874577
scientists who watch out for tsunamis

When Satheesh C Shenoi did his PhD in physical oceanography in 1984 from the Cochin University of Science and Technology, little did he imagine... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/in-hyderabad-a-crack-team-of-scientists-that-keeps-the-shores-safe/article1-1300324.aspx
India joins UN body to strengthen early warning system for natural disasters

NEW DELHI: Joining hands with international community to strengthen early warning systems for natural disasters, India in association with the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/India-joins-UN-body-to-strengthen-early-warning-system-for-natural-disasters/articleshow/45650629.cms
Prayers and tears as Asia mourns Tsunami dead 10 years on

Banda Aceh (Indonesia): Tearful memorials were being held on Friday across tsunami-hit nations for the 220,000 people who perished when giant waves... ...

http://www.abplive.in/World/2014/12/26/article462648.ece/Prayers-and-tears-as-Asia-mourns-Tsunami-dead-10-years-on
India to do 3D mapping of coast

India is taking up 3D mapping of coastal areas as part of its efforts to further improve the tsunami early warning system. On the 10th... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/tsunami-warning-system-india-do-3d-mapping-coast

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