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Earthquake measuring 7.6 rocks Mexico

An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit Mexico post midnight IST.According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the quake was Guerrero region, located 186 kilometres from......

Another strong quake hits northeast Japan

A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off northeast Japan early on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The undersea quake struck at......

US names mountain after an Indian-American scientist

In a rare honour, the United States has named a mountain in Antarctica after eminent Indian-American scientist Akhouri Sinha whose pioneering biological research expedition has provided vital data......

China's moon rover Jade Rabbit comes 'back to life'

China's troubled moon rover Yutu or Jade Rabbit has come back to life from a troubled dormancy although experts are still trying to figure out the cause of its abnormality, officials said on......

China's first lunar rover lands on moon

China's first lunar rover on Saturday successfully landed on the moon, making the communist giant one of three world powers to make a "soft landing" as part of an ambitious programme that aims to......

8 regions that have most oil and gas in the world

The United States Geological Survey published the first report since 2000 summarizing its estimates of total undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources for the rest of the world, excluding the......

Will shale gas become a game-changer for India?

The UK shale gas 'pad allowance' would cut tax on production income by about half to 30 per cent, notes Kunal Bose. Experts across the world feel India, largely dependent on imports of oil and gas,......

World's biggest producers of gold

China became the world's largest producer of gold for the sixth straight year even as it remained the second largest consumer of the yellow metal after India. A total of 171,300 tonnes of......

India, US ink pact on shale gas technology

India has signed an accord with the US for cooperation in shale gas technology that will help the energy-hungry nation exploit its vast unconventional resource, Oil Minister Murli Deora said on......

India to offer shale gas blocks by end of 2011

India will launch its first-ever offer of shale gas areas for exploration by end 2011, even as it targets at least a billion dollar of investment commitments from the ongoing auction of......

Celebrating fans cause minor earthquake In US football game

Seattle football fans erupted in cheers so raucous early in the Monday night match-up against the New Orleans Saints that their jumping up and down registered as a minor earthquake, local......

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Lost Soul
Q. CNN) -- A massive earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday, triggering a tsunami watch for the Indian Ocean.The quake, which struck about 500 kilometers from Indonesia's Aceh province, had a magnitude of 8.7, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It took place at a depth of 33 kilometers.The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it had issued a tsunami watch for the entire Indian Ocean.Banda Aceh was devastated by a tsunami resulting from an earthquake in December 2004.
Lost Soul:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/cnn----a-massive-earthquake-struck-off-the-coast-of-the-indo/22532611/answers/

Lost Soul
Q. US government staged 9/11: Ahmadinejad Do you agree with the statement of Iranian leader?
Lost Soul:  A. FACT 1: WTC Building 7 was one of the largest buildings in downtown Manhattan. It was 47 stories tall, about half the height of the Towers, and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/us-government-staged-911-ahmadinejad------do-you-agree-with-/22532611/answers/18062241

SREENIVAS
Q. Whats gonna happen to Oil ? Are the deposits in Gulf gonna really dry up one day ? What are the present alternatives available ? What are the alternate sources of future say, solar or nuclear powered energy ? Are these substitutes, cost effective ? And are these substitutes capable to cope with worlds constant growing demands replacing totally, conventional use of crude oil & petroleum products ?\Cockail Raj
SREENIVAS:  A. Bahrain was the first gulf country to discover oil in 1931 and since then all gulf countries found that they were sitting on a black gold mine...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-gonna-happen-to-oil--are-the-deposits-in-gulf-gonna-re/18062226/answers/8782767

Cocktail
Q. Chandrayaan discovers water on Moon.NASA also confirms it. A great step indeed in scientific discovery.Congratulations to the scientists.Wish them.
Cocktail :  A. The fact is the result is due to efforts of data from three spacecraft that have made close flybys of the moon. Research teams from Brown...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/chandrayaan-discovers-water-on-moon.nasa-also-confirms-it.-a/8716045/answers/15646652

radhakrishnan
Q. Which city was affected by such powerful earthquake of 8.9 on richter scale?
Radhakrishnan :  A. on december 26th2004 ,the earthquake of magnitude 8.9 as measured by the US Geological Survey first struck at 7:59am local time off the coast of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-city-was-affected-by-such-powerful-earthquake-of-8.9-o/15646526/answers/14947377

  Web results for Us Geological Survey
Energising the friendship

Harkening back to the agroscience cooperation between India and the US that delivered the Green Revolution, joint clean energy research is now... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/energising-the-friendship/
Neanderthals and humans may have interbred 55,000 years ago

A newly discovered ancient partial skull provides the earliest evidence that modern humans lived alongside Neanderthals and could have interbred... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/neanderthals-and-humans-may-have-interbred-55-000-years-ago-115012900832_1.html
Oil near 6-year lows after US stockpiles hit record high

crude oil stocks rose by almost 9 million barrels last week to reach nearly 407 million, the highest level since the govt began keeping records in... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/commodities/showgroup/20324624.html
USGS

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck off the coast of northern California on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, initially... ...

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ndtv/TqgX/~3/Dnl0J2YRujY/story01.htm
IAGC Urges Action on Existing Atlantic Seismic Survey Permits in the Wake of New Energy Proposal

IAGC urges the Administration to move forward with existing geophysical survey permits for the Atlantic OCS in the wake of the new energy proposal... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=356586

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