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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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Amorous couples, sex workers whipped in Indonesia's Aceh

A group of amorous couples and alleged sex workers were publicly whipped for breaking Islamic law in Indonesia's Aceh today, just a week after the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/amorous-couples-sex-workers-whipped-in-indonesia-s-aceh-118042000589_1.html
Moderate quake hits off Indonesia, no tsunami warning

A moderately strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Molucca Sea today, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami alert was issued.The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/moderate-quake-hits-off-indonesia-no-tsunami-warning-118041600044_1.html
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[Pakistan], Apr 15 (ANI): China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims to build a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/chinas-bri-initiative-hits-roadblock-in-7-countries-report-news-international-sepqHwcjjhehg.html
Fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims at sea off Indonesia, with more arrivals expected

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian fishermen rescued at least five Rohingya Muslims off the island of Sumatra in the early hours of... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/8_JIzD_4EUo/fishermen-rescue-rohingya-muslims-at-sea-off-indonesia-with-more-arrivals-expected-idINKCN1HD0RC
10 things to see before they disappear forever

These natural wonders are all under threat. After months of suffering, the world's last male northern white rhino was put to sleep earlier this... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/travel-10-endangered-things-places-to-see-before-they-disappear-forever/20180312.htm

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