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Amid tensions, Chinese warships head for South China Sea for drills

Flexing muscles, China kicked off military exercises in the disputed South China Sea, East Indian Ocean and West Pacific involving advanced warships, helicopters and "special warfare" soldiers.......

PM thanks Fiji for its role in success of India's Mangalyaan mission

Utilising his visit to Fiji, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday acknowledged the role played by this tiny South Pacific Island nation in the success of India's Mars mission in the very first......

India's Mars Mission on track, Orbiter flying over South Pacific Ocean

The second orbit raising manoeuvre of India's Mars Orbiter spacecraft was performed in the early hours of Friday, three days after its successful launch by PSLV C-25 into orbit around the Earth.......

Islands dispute sparks China-Japan row

China has dispatched two of its maritime security vessels to patrol the waters of disputed islands in the Pacific Ocean, amid attempts by Japanese politicians to buy land there. China's fishery......

Cruise with 4,500 on board adrift in Pacific

Thousands of passengers on a luxury cruise to the Mexican Riviera are stranded in the Pacific OceanThe Carnival Splendor, with 3,300 passengers on board, was disabled after an engine room fire. The......

India likely to have near-normal monsoon

La Nina, a weather pattern arising in the Pacific Ocean that causes heavy rain in South Asia, is assuming a neutral condition, senior India Meteorological Department officials have said.This......

'Modi changed India's attitude towards Maritime Silk Road plan'

  China's Silk Road plan the name of which was subsequently changed to ‘Belt and Road’ project moots a maze of roads and corridors connecting China with Asia and Europe. A Chinese......

Skymet forecasts 'above normal' rainfall

Private weather forecast agency revises estimate to 109% of LPA As the country awaits the arrival of the southwest monsoon after two years of drought, private weather forecasting agency Skymet on......

Monsoon delay not to affect crop sowing: IMD

 Millions of farmers plant rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybean crops in the rainy months of June and July. Harvesting starts from October India's weather office said on Monday the late......

Good monsoon to bring cheer to economy

Monsoon is critical for the country's 263 million farmers and their rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybean crops because nearly half of its farmland lacks irrigation. India's crucial monsoon rains......
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Russian breaks world’s Fossett’s balloon record

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov floats at more than 6,000 metres above an area close to Northam, Australia, in his hot-air balloon as he makes a... ...

http://www.asianage.com/newsmakers/russian-breaks-world-s-fossett-s-balloon-record-855
A sea of conflict

China responded to the arbitration award on the South China Sea issue going against it by landing test flights at two new airports built on... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/opinion/bdiplomatic-enclaveb-sea-conflict-728
Unique challenges of countries in special situations must remain central to sustainable development strategies

The unique challenges of countries in special situations needed to stay at the forefront of efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable... ...

http://www.tralac.org/news/article/10099-unique-challenges-of-countries-in-special-situations-must-remain-central-to-sustainable-development-strategies.html
Conrad Hotels and Resorts to undergo refurbishment and open in March 2017

Hilton Hotel's luxury hotel portfolio, Conrad Hotels and Resorts signed a franchise agreement with SA Bora Bora Nui for the Conrad Bora Bora Nui.... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/conrad-hotels-and-resorts-to-undergo-refurbishment-and-open-in-march-2017/
Fly over the mysterious Nazca Lines in Peru An Experience to Cherish Forever

Peru offers a wide spectrum of opportunities for the travellers, right from sight-seeing to gastronomy, everything is magnificent and enticing. It... ...

http://www.traveltradejournal.com/fly-over-the-mysterious-nazca-lines-in-peru-an-experience-to-cherish-forever/

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