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Hot spots for world's powerful earthquakes identified

Researchers have pinpointed the locations -- like Indonesia's Sumatra Island -- where the world's largest earthquakes are most likely to take place, with greater accuracy than ever before. The......

A day after tsunami warning, Indonesia breathes a sigh of relief

A day after an earthquake measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale hit Sumatra in Indonesia, triggering panic among locals who have not forgotten the devastating tsunami of 2004, life is gradually......

10 DEADLIEST quakes that shook the world

A massive quake measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale struck waters off the western coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday. Tremors from the quake were felt in Chennai, Bengaluru and......

WATCH VIDEOS: Quake rocks Indonesia, tremors in India

A massive quake measuring 8.7 on the Richter Scale rattled northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday, at around 2:38 pm. A tsunami warning has now been issued by the US Geological Survey......

WATCH VIDEO: Tremors of Indonesia quake felt in Chennai

A massive quake measuring 8.7 on the Richter Scale rattled northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday, at around 2:38 pm. A tsunami warning has now been issued by the US Geological Survey......

Uniting against a tsunami

But for the tsunami, the four Sumatrans whom an Indian coast guard vessel rescued near Great Nicobar's Campbell Bay would have been arrested and thrown into jail. The wrath of wind and wave had......

Adani to invest $12 bn over next 5 years

Adani Enterprises Limited, a flagship company of Adani group, on Thursday said it would invest close to $10-12 billion over next four to five years to expand its domestic as well as global......

NTPC to pick up stake in Indonesian coal mines

State-owned NTPC is likely to pick up stake in two coal mines in Indonesia, a move that would help the company secure its raw material requirement."We are looking at picking up stake in two coal......

Calamities make world economy poorer by $50 bn

It is not just the financial turmoil that consumed billions of dollars but also natural catastrophe, and such disastrous incidents resulting in global economic losses to the tune of $50 billion......

Myanmar pipelines confirm China's place in Bay

Come September, and China will begin to lay parallel oil and natural gas pipelines from the Kyaukpyu deep-sea port on Myanmar's Arakan coast in the Bay of Bengal, all the way up north-east to......

President's Cup: Boxers Sarjubala, Pinki strike gold for India

Shamjetsabam Sarjubala poses with her medal. Photograph: Olympic GOld Quest Rounding off a reasonably successful campaign for India, Shamjetsabam Sarjubala (48kg) and Pinki Jangra (51kg) clinched......

'Renault scandal will not impact Singapore GP'

Singapore officials are confident the race-fixing scandal surrounding Renault will not impact next week's F1 Grand Prix in the Southeast Asian city-state. Renault will appear before the FIA in......

South Korea face Japan in Asian Cup sideshow

Games between South Korea and Japan are traditionally fierce, passionate affairs, but Saturday's clash for third place at the Asian Cup is unlikely to set pulses racing. The two regional soccer......
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Giant python loses fight to a man, gets eaten by villagers

Security guard Robert Nababan encountered the snake on a palm oil plantation road in Sumatra's Batang Gansal district, reports the BBC. Nababan... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/environment/indonesian-villagers-eat-defeated-giant-python-2047961.html
Grappling with the Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has reacted with great statesmanship and empathy in the face of the huge influx of Rohingya Muslim... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/myanmar-bangladesh-india-grappling-with-the-rohingya-crisis-82784.html
The finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year have been unveiled

It's a wild, wild world! A cheeky Arctic fox slinking through the stark white landscape after stealing an egg from a snow goose nest to a seahorse... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-finalists-of-wildlife-photographer-of-the-year-unveiled/20170914.htm
Death toll rises to 60 in powerful Mexico earthquake

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the countrys southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/632219/death-toll-rises-60-powerful.html
Strong earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hits Indonesian Coast

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 has struck off Indonesia's coast of southern Sumatra, with tremors being felt as far away as Singapore and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/strong-earthquake-of-magnitude-6-2-hits-indonesian-coast-117090100016_1.html

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