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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......

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......

Tsunmai 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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sundaram
Q. What city is 30 degrees north 85 degrees west?
Sundaram:  A.  more

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

kishore malhotra
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

kishore malhotra
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

bhaskara rao
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

Shamima Yasmin
Q. Can the snakes Spit ?
Shamima Yasmin:  A. Three species of snake can spit or eject the venom in a fine spray, which is aimed at the eyes of an enemy and projected for distances up to 2.4 m...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-the-snakes-spit-/15855483/answers/15724236

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Indonesia to ratify ASEAN haze agreement

Jakarta: Indonesia`s Parliament on Tuesday voted to ratify a regional agreement on cross-border haze as fires ripped through forests in west of the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/indonesia-to-ratify-asean-haze-agreement_1470686.html
Timeline of mega-earthquakes in Indian Ocean recreated

Researchers recently reconstructed the mega-earthquakes timeline in Indian Ocean and examined sediment records to unveil region's tsunami... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-101369.html
Study

Sri Lanka and much of the Indian Ocean region are vulnerable to as large or even larger tsunamis than the one that resulted from the 2004 magnitude... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-101404.html
Indonesia's New President

THE Indonesian Election Commission officially announced on July 22 that the victor of the final round of Presidential elections held on July 9 was... ...

http://peoplesdemocracy.in/2014/0907_pd/indonesia%E2%80%99s-new-president
Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call the crew of the... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/attempt-to-call-missing-jet-may-alter-search-area-news-others-oi2jpxigdcdjb.html

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