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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......

Moderate quake hits Sumatra island

An earthquake of moderate intensity rattled the Indonesian island of Sumatra late Friday night, the Meteorological Department said Saturday.Quake hits North IndiaThe temblor, measuring 5.4 on the......

Strong quake hits Sumatra

A strong earthquake rocked a large swath of Indonesia's Sumatra Island today, shaking buildings and causing panic, witnesses and a meteorological official said.Officials were still measuring the......

5.8-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

A strong earthquake struck off the northern coast of Sumatra island in Indonesia on Friday morning, seismologists in Hong Kong said.The 5.8-magnitude quake's epicenter was about 290 km southwest of......

Moderate quake hits Sumatra, Myanmar

An earthquake of moderate intensity shook Indonesia's Sumatra Island on Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department said.The tremor, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, occurred at 2040 hours......

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......

Tea, world's 2nd most popular beverage

Tea is the second most popular beverage in the world, after water. It is estimated that somewhere between 18 and 20 billion 6 oz. cups of tea are drunk daily on our planet.An extension of numbers......

India woos South Korean oil cos

India on Monday invited South Korean oil companies to invest in the country's upstream and refining sector and also work jointly to explore opportunities in other countries."We have invited them to......

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......

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
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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Jakarta, July 28: A strong earthquake measuring 7.0 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia on Wednesday, media reported. Several... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/international/strong-earthquake-jolts-indonesia-usgs-1819917.html

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