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US cancels tsunami alert after Vanuatu quake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale hit South Pacific Island Republic of Vanuatu at 4:14 am local time (22:44 IST) on Friday, which sparked United States to issue a tsunami......

Over 100 feared dead in tsunami-hit Samoa

The tsunami death toll triggered by an 8.3 magnitude earthquake, which rocked Samoa and other Pacific islands, could reach 100, according to Red Cross and media reports.Locals in Samoa have been......

Early Morning, Early Warning

Are early warnings possible? I have no idea, but chew on this: the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Los Angeles detected the quake that caused these killer waves, at least an hour before they hit......

Why India should boldly push forward for an alliance with Japan

Japan has the capital and needs to pull out of China, which has been its major destination. India, on the other hand, desperately needs capital especially for infrastructure, argues Rajeev......

A strategic tsunami: Transformation in Indo-Japanese relations

In the media frenzy over inconsequential issues, the visit of the Emperor of Japan to India has been pushed to the margins of public discourse. Colonel (retd) Anil Athale explains the great......

Malaysian baron eyes Indian skies

AirAsia founder and group CEO Anthony Francis Fernandes has been watching the Indian skies for a long time.Born to a Goan father, with a childhood partially spent in Kolkata -- where he attended La......

Japan: Factories remain shut, price hike likely

Natural disasters have dented Japan's economy in the past. But this time, the severity and magnitude is hard to comprehend. The aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan will be felt in......

Japan crisis: JD Power cancels auto award function

Market research firm JD Power on Tuesday said it has cancelled its annual awards function for the automobile industry, scheduled to be held this evening, on account of the devastating earthquake......

Strong investment key to recovery, says Montek

Expressing concerns over slowdown in industrial growth, the Planning Commission today said strong investment performance and improvement in infrastructure are key to recovery. "Slowing down (of......

TCS, Infy, 14 more Indian firms in Forbes' Asia Fab 50

Infosys, Tata Consultancy Service, ITC and Mahindra and Mahindra are among the 16 Indian companies named in Forbes' magazine's 2010 compilation of the Asia-Pacific's 50 biggest listed companies.......

Sania named Newcomer of the Year

Sania Mirza continues to bask in the glory of her showing last year. The Indian tennis ace was named the 'Newcomer of the Year' by the WTA for winning the Hyderabad Open and ending the year ranked......
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  People speak for pacific tsunami

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Lost Soul
Q. CNN) -- A massive earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday, triggering a tsunami watch for the Indian Ocean.The quake, which struck about 500 kilometers from Indonesia's Aceh province, had a magnitude of 8.7, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It took place at a depth of 33 kilometers.The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it had issued a tsunami watch for the entire Indian Ocean.Banda Aceh was devastated by a tsunami resulting from an earthquake in December 2004.
Lost Soul:  A.  more

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Lost Soul
Q. in which sea tsunami occurd in japan? japan is surrounded by which sea?
Lost Soul:  A. pacific ocean more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-sea-tsunami-occurd-in-japan-japan-is-surrounded-by-/22532611/answers/19934547

NARENDRA
Q. why tsunami is mostly caused in Pacific ocean.
NARENDRA:  A. Dear Becoz low pressure area. more

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rajesh
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
Rajesh:  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

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  Web results for Pacific Tsunami
7.5 quake strucks Papua New guinea ; No damage reported

A powerful earthquake struck off at the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but a... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/7-5-quake-strucks-papua-new-guinea-damage-reported/
Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a tsunami warning was in effect for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. ...

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Strong quake rattles Mexico

Mexico City: A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico City on Friday, swaying buildings, shattering windows and prompting people to rush... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/strong-quake-rattles-mexico_925551.html
Japan to persist with whaling despite court ruling

Reuters Tokyo: Japan said on Friday it would conduct a sharply scaled down form of its annual Northwest Pacific whaling campaign this year despite... ...

http://news.in.msn.com/international/article.aspx?cp-documentid=254613530
Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the... ...

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