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Indian survives 13-hour ordeal in Pacific Ocean

An Indian sailor, who fell off his ship off the Florida coast, survived a 13-hour ordeal in the frigid waters before being rescued by an alert angler.Gurjit Singh, working on the 480-foot Tatiana......

Below normal monsoon likely this year too

India is likely to witness a ‘below normal’ monsoon this season, for a second consecutive year, the Indian Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted as it partly blamed the El......

'We assist to bankrupt ideology of violent extremism everywhere'

In his penultimate State of the Union address, United States President Barack Obama said that the economy is improving and he vowed to dismantle terror networks. He promised equal opportunity for......

When the next US defence secretary spoke to Rediff.com

Image: Then US Deputy Secretary of Defence Ashton B Carter, now tipped to be America's new defence secretary, greeted by then national security adviser Shivshankar Menon on his visit to New Delhi.......

Awesome PHOTOS of the month: October

Here are some of the best photographs clicked across the globe in the month of October. Jiejin Qiu, who is six months pregnant with her first baby, poses underwater during a photo shoot at a local......

How much is Mother Earth worth?

Pricing can help prioritise the best use of conservation efforts and funding Researchers have assigned financial values to some of Earth’s most important natural resources. In 2012,......

Poor monsoon: Minister tells Rediff: 'No need to panic'

'We are not saying we are going to face a drought... We are a doing and performing government. A contingency plan is being prepared,' Science Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tells Rediff.com Dr Harsh......

Skymet lowers monsoon forecast; odds of a drought at 60%

India now faced a higher likelihood of a drought in some parts, as monsoon rain would be less than predicted in April, private weather forecaster Skymet said on Friday. It said the probability of a......

El Nino possibility: Experts say no pressing panic button yet

With IMD forecasting below normal monsoon this year because of a possible El Nino factor, agriculture experts on Thursday advised the government not to press the panic button yet. "We need to be on......

North India more vulnerable to El Nino, says Skymet chief

India’s northern states are more vulnerable than the rest to a deficiency of rain in the next monsoon season due to the El Nino threat. “South India has got the ocean on both sides, so......

An event worthy of a pioneer

The venue for the New York press conference for Amelia was surprising: A small airport in New Jersey, an hour's drive from New York City.   But the unusual venue was a natural choice. As......

Much Oscar buzz for Mira Nair's Amelia

Oscar buzz for the Mira Nair'sbiopic Amelia is brewing fast, with distributor Fox Searchlight focusing heavily on the film. At least one publication says the film -- about the mysterious......

need a charismatic Indian actor to play Pi Patel

After Jamal's triumph at the world box-office, isn't it time to finally greenlight the movie about the coming-of-age saga of Pi Patel? Entertainment Weeklywrote this week that the spiritual and......

Nair puts down Shantaram, picks up Fundamentalist

With the future ofher Johnny Depp starrer-Shantaram hanging in the air, director Mira Nairwill start shooting another acclaimed novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist by the end of the year.She......
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… yet successful abroad

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Foreign policy initiatives and efforts to raise India's international profile will be clearly... ...

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Storms Flood Central US, Killing Three, Forcing Evacuations

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the central US, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at... ...

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Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes north of Tonga - USGS

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck 216 km (135 miles) north-northwest of the capital of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, the U.S. Geological... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/05/24/quake-tonga-idINKBN0O90ML20150524
Tamil academic

Mr Athithan scrutinizes the recent approach of the United States towards Sri Lanka, especially the recent visit by the U.S. Secretary of State John... ...

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Contingency Plan for Below Normal Rains

BY SUBHASHIS MITTRA Monsoon is likely to arrive on time this year hitting Kerala on June 1, though it may be below normal, prompting the... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/contingency-plan-for-below-normal-rains/

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