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Awesome PHOTOS of the month: October

Here are some of the best photographs clicked across the globe in the month of October. Jiejin Qiu, who is six months pregnant with her first baby, poses underwater during a photo shoot at a local......

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......

Kolkata rocked by successive tremors; offices shut

Kolkata and parts of West Bengal were on Wednesday rocked by successive mild tremors in a span of less than two hours, following the massive temblors in Sumatra. The first tremor was felt at 2.42......

IN PICS: Indonesia shaken by quake aftershocks

A massive earthquake of 8.7 magnitude hit waters off Indonesia triggering tsunami fears across the Indian Ocean nations, including India, reviving memories of the 2004 devastation that had claimed......

Tsunami alert: Indians warned by high commission in Phuket

All Indians staying in Thailand's Phuket island have been alerted by the Indian High Commission in Bangkok following the massive earthquake of 8.5 magnitude that hit waters off Indonesia triggering......

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......

What is Pak's reply to Tata's small car?

Tatas' Singur plant Controversy has dogged Tatas' small car project since inception. Yet Tata boss Ratan Tata seems resolute about the same. How much do you know about this ambitious......

IOC eyes S'pore Petroleum pie

Indian Oil Corporation is eyeing acquisition of a stake in Singapore Petroleum company as part of its plans to become a diversified, transnational, integrated energy major. "A financial investor......

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......
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amitava duttamajumdar
Q. Who was the first to utilized petroleum (largely available in middle east) to run an engine?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-the-first-to-utilized-petroleum-largely-available-in/28004912/answers/

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Q. What city is 30 degrees north 85 degrees west?
Sundaram:  A. The famous tenth-century Muslim historian al-Mas'udi wrote about the oil fields in Muslim lands. He used the word atam to describe a burning well....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-city-is-30-degrees-north-85-degrees-west/24961311/answers/28004925

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Q. In which state is Bay of Bengal ?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. That point is in the Apalachicola National Forest,about two miles southwest of Sumatra, Florida. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-state-is-bay-of-bengal-/24396208/answers/24961325

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Q. What is \"Ring of fire\"?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigation, search"The Ring of Fire" redirects here. For other uses of the term, see Ring of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-quotring-of-firequot/24396208/answers/16960341

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Q. Chimpanzee, Gorilla, Orangutang; are they same animal ?
Bhaskara Rao:  A. Chimpanzee is an Intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests. Gorilla is the largest anthropoidape; terrestrial and vegetarian;...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/chimpanzee-gorilla-orangutang-are-they-same-animal-/16960312/answers/15857726

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No Room for Smugness in Tsunami Preparedness

, a 9.1 magnitude earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, triggered a massive tsunami that directly affected 14 nations in Asia and... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/editorials/No-Room-for-Smugness-in-Tsunami-Preparedness/2014/12/27/article2589755.ece
India-led group hopeful of having global tsunami warning system

BS Reporter | Hyderabad December 26, 2014 Last Updated at 22:20 IST The India-led international working group spearheading the sharing of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/india-led-group-hopeful-of-having-global-tsunami-warning-system-114122600644_1.html
The Week That Was - December 22 to 26, 2014

Top Stories President signs ordinances on insurance and coal President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday signed ordinances on raising FDI in... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/the-week-that-was-december-22-to-26-2014-114122600273_1.html
a timeline

, a massive earthquake struck off Indonesia, unleashing a devastating tsunami which left more than 220,000 dead across the Indian Ocean in hours. A... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/the-devastating-2004-tsunami-a-timeline_1520519.html
India's tsunami warning plan still not accurate enough

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, scientists plan to further improve the countrys tsunami warming system by adding 35... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/449618/indias-tsunami-warning-plan-still.html

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