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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......

Federer calls for tsunami relief effort

World number one Roger Federer led calls for tennis to join other sports in raising money for victims of the south Asian tsunami disaster.Federer said tennis players should follow the example set......

Kolkata likely venue for charity game

Kolkata's Eden Gardens is the likely venue for next month's return game between a World team and an Asia XI to raise funds for victims of the south Asian tsunami disaster. "The ACC wants the match......
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Tracing Back Debris to Find Flight 370 May Prove Impossible

WELLINGTON,NewZealand: If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Tracing-Back-Debris-to-Find-Flight-370-May-Prove-Impossible/2015/07/31/article2950242.ece
WEST SUMATRA HAS THREE ENDEMIC SNAKES

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Padang, July 30 -- A reptile researcher from the College... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/WEST-SUMATRA-HAS-THREE-ENDEMIC-SNAKES/7605255
Orangutans face extinction on Borneo where deforestation is unsus...

New York, Jul 30 (IBNS): The massive conversion of Borneo€s forests for the production palm oil together with the impact of climate change is... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/world-details/F/3970/orangutans-face-extinction-on-borneo-where-deforestation-is-unsustainable-un.html
Southeast Asia sees little progress on haze as fires rage

The haze mostly comes from forest fires on Indonesia's western island of Sumatra, many of which are deliberately lit to clear land for plantations.... ...

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Teenager killed, buildings damaged in Indonesian quake

Jakarta: A powerful earthquake rocked remote eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, killing a teenage boy who fell into a river as he fished and damaging... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/teenager-killed-buildings-damaged-in-indonesian-quake_1637524.html

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