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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......

5 killed as massive quake rattles north Chile

A major earthquake just offshore rattled Chileans, killing five people and shaking the Earth so strongly the tremor was felt in places across South America. The roof of a shop is pictured on the......

50 killed, over 700 injured in China's deadly port explosions

Powerful explosions tore through a warehouse storing hazardous chemicals in north China's major port city, killing at least 50 people and injuring over 700 others as the twin blasts sent......

The morning after the Tianjin catastrophe

At least 44 people have been killed and over 520 injured, 66 of them seriously, in twin blasts reportedly caused by combustible and explosive goods stored in containers at a warehouse in the......

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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Grand Canyon not as well-preserved as we thought

The Active Times The Grand Canyon is Not as Well-Preserved as We Once Thought Although the Grand Canyon segment of the Colorado River... ...
PM Modi seeks Irish help for NSG, UN Security Council entry

NEW DELHI: "From India to Ireland...strengthening ties and deepening cooperation," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on landing in Dublin on... ...
PM Modi Gets Very Special Cricket-Themed Gift From Irish PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a special stopover in Ireland en route USA and not only did he get a warm welcome from his Irish counterpart Enda... ...
Visit to Ireland short but it's historic, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dublin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Dublin on Wednesdayfor a brief visit to Ireland enroute to the US to strengthen bilateral ties and... ...
PM at Joint Press Briefing with PM of Ireland

[embedded content] Your Excellency, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Members of the media, It is truly a pleasure to be here in Ireland. Short... ...

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