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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......

Meet the seven smallest nations at the Rio Olympics

IMAGE: A man checks out products during the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympics megastore on Copacabana beach. in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters. An astounding 11,400 athletes......
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Leap onto land saves fish from being eaten

Fish on the South Pacific island of Rarotonga have evolved the ability to survive out of water and leap about on the rocky shoreline because this... ...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170314111116.htm
Sigh of relief as El Nino to stay clear of monsoon

The El Nino weather phenomenon, which caused floods in South America and droughts in Indo-China-Indonesia belt in 2015, is unlikely to impact the... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/sigh-relief-el-nino-stay-clear-monsoon-790
U.S. moves missile defense to South Korea

The United States moved missile launchers and other military hardware needed to set up an anti-missile defense system in South Korea, the U.S.... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/world/us-moves-missile-defense-to-south-korea/ar-AAnXA3L?srcref=rss
China hikes defence budget to USD 152 billion

China has hiked its military spending by seven per cent to USD 152 billion, about three times higher than that of India, as Beijing braced for... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/599817/china-hikes-defence-budget-usd.html
US Senator pushes for sale of Guardian drones to India

A top US Senator has strongly pushed for selling high-tech Predator Guardian drones to India for maritime surveillance, especially in the Indian... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-senator-pushes-for-sale-of-guardian-drones-to-india-117030300355_1.html

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