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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......

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......

How India and Japan can redraw Asia's geopolitical map

India and Japan have a shared interest in countervailing China's hegemonic ambitions in Asia. Although neither has an interest in forming an overt anti-China alliance, Tokyo and New Delhi feel......

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......

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......

Top retirement destinations in the world

Post retirement, a person looks for easy life. better access to healthcare and cheaper cost of living. International Living assessed various countries around the world based on real estate prices,......

US hails India's Look East policy

US Vice President Joseph R Biden, Jr, on the eve of his visit to India and Singapore, in a major foreign policy address on The United States and the Asia-Pacific, said one of  the reasons......

COLUMN: Will BP's punishment teach any lesson?

The billion dollar penalty of the kind imposed on BP will not deter risky operations but it will hopefully create an incentive for stricter safety measures writes Rajni Bakshi. British Petroleum......

'8 is inoffensive to Islam'

An educated Muslim woman in New York decides to leave her husband and son to become the second wife of a traditional Muslim man and wear a veil. Eyebrows will surely be raised at the short film......

Tiger tames Pebble to challenge leader Johnson

Tiger Woods stormed into contention at the U.S. Open with a sizzling back nine on Saturday that put him five shots behind fellow-American Dustin Johnson with one round to go at Pebble Beach.......

Christchurch: Facts and figures

The Indian cricket team takes on New Zealand in a Twenty20 international, the first match of the team's 47-day tour, at Christchurch on Wednesday, February 25. The garden citywill also stage the......

  People speak for south pacific ocean

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Giaa
Q. Which ocean separates Europe and Africa from North and South America?Atlantic OceanPacific OceanArctic OceanIndian Ocean
Giaa:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-ocean-separates-europe-and-africa-from-north-and-south/26806698/answers/

chandaka negi
Q. In what plate techtonic does mariana trench happen?
Chandaka Negi:  A. Pacific more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-what-plate-techtonic-does-mariana-trench-happen/25295074/answers/26806734

Trivial Pursuit
Q. In which ocean is the island of Pitcairn ?
Trivial Pursuit:  A. The Mariana Trench is the deepest trench in any of the world's oceans. It's in the western Pacific, east of the Mariana Islands (south of Japan and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-ocean-is-the-island-of-pitcairn-/24023508/answers/25295094

Good Citizen
Q. Quiz: What is common among ---Mauritius (in Indian Ocean), Fiji (in Pacific Ocean) & Guyana (in South America)?
Good Citizen:  A. south Pacific Ocean more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/quiz-what-is-common-among----mauritius-in-indian-ocean-fiji-/23673823/answers/24023517

  Web results for South Pacific Ocean
Core Reports Most Profitable Q1 Ever; Company Posts Weather-Adjusted Pro-Forma EPS Of $1.45; All-Time Q1 Highs..

/PRNewswire/ --Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: "CLB US" and NYSE Euronext: "CLB NA") posted its most profitable first quarter in Company history. The... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=61939574
India may witness poor monsoon this year

Pune, April 23 India may witness poor rainfall this monsoon season, scientists said Wednesday. This has been linked to the El Nino, a weather... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a454603.html
World Meteorological Organization

PUNE: India and its South Asian neighbours are expected to see below average to average rains this year if the El Nino weather pattern gains... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/India-likely-to-see-below-average-to-average-rains-World-Meteorological-Organization/articleshow/34118050.cms
Military official

QINGDAO: China will not "swallow the bitter pill" of ceding its sovereign rights to others, a senior military official told foreign naval leaders... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/china-wont-swallow-bitter-pill-of-ceding-sovereign-rights-military-official/articleshow/34112627.cms
Antarctica was once as warm as California, Florida!

— April 23, 2014 12:03 am Washington : Parts of Antarctica one of the coldest places on Earth were as warm as today's California coast about 40... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/climate-change-antarctica-was-once-as-warm-as-california-florida/

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