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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......

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......

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......

'Chances of El Nino three times more than normal'

In what could come as bad news for millions of farmers across India, the Australian Weather Bureau has said there is triple the normal chance of the El Niño -- an extreme weather......

Weak rural growth may be more damaging if rains fail: HSBC

The impact on rural demand and growth could be ‘substantial’ if rains are below normal, global brokerage firm HSBC said, adding that the Reserve Bank of India will be mindful and is......

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......

Swiss aviators on world tour may land solar craft in India

Ahmedabad and Varanasi are the two Indian cities among the dozen landing stops planned by two renowned Swiss aviators for their round-the-world trip on a solar-powered aircraft in March next year.......
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Minor Tsunami hits group of Southern Japanese islands

Following an earthquake, a small tsunami hit a group of Japanese islands in the Pacific early on Sunday. However, no damage or injuries have been... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/minor-tsunami-hits-group-southern-japanese-islands/
China, Pursuing Strategic Interests, Builds Presence in Antarctica

Hobart, Tasmania: Few places seem out of reach for China's leader, Xi Jinping, who has traveled from European capitals to obscure Pacific and... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/china-pursuing-strategic-interests-builds-presence-in-antarctica-760255?trendingnow
6 vacations that will boost your résumé

Ocean/Corbis No matter how many corners you cut and airfare deals you score, taking a vacation is expensive. What's more, many Americans avoid... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/travel/tripideas/6-vacations-that-will-boost-your-r%C3%A9sum%C3%A9/ar-BBj0L5F?srcref=rss
Japan issues minor tsunami warning after Tokyo quake

TOKYO: The Japanese meteorology agency has issued a tsunami warning following a magnitude 5.9 quake in the Pacific south of Tokyo. The quake hit... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/minor-tsunami-warning-issued-after-quake-in-south-of-tokyo/articleshow/47135152.cms
Thinking Big, China is Changing the World Order; with Mixed Priorities, we can but Tag Along

It is now clear that China is seeking to change the way the world is run. Its two big schemes—the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/t_j_s_george/Thinking-Big-China-is-Changing-the-World-Order-with-Mixed-Priorities-we-can-but-Tag-Along/2015/05/03/article2794180.ece

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