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Strong quake jolts Northern California

A strong earthquake measuring 6 on the richter scale, centredoff the western Pacific coast, hit northern California on Thursday, the United States Geological survey...

A salute to a US commander

US Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Gary Roughead inspects a Navy Guard of Honourat INS Angre, the logistics base of the Western Naval Command in Mumbai on Wednesday. Admiral Roughead, who arrived......

REWIND: Best images in the past 24 hours

Here's a collection of some of the best photos from around the world shot in the last 24 hours. Burundian refugees gather on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kagunga village in Kigoma region in......

WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. This girl's tongue is so long she can lick her eye A teenager from Michigan wants to be the new record world record holder......

Mr Modi, be wary of the Chinese!

'Chinese leaders rarely receive their foreign guests in cities other than Beijing. Such respect for India!' 'Does it mean that Modi could replicate "the warmth and unconventional way" by sending......

Biggest health risk: Air pollution killed 7 million in 2012

 Poor and middle-income countries in southeast Asia and the Western Pacific region had the largest air pollution-related burden in 2012. Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012,......

Wipro on the prowl in US, Europe

IT major Wipro plans to acquire 9-12 companies in the US, Western Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Due diligence in this regard is on and the deals -- worth $50-200 million (Rs 300-1,000 crore)......

Why follow China, India can prosper on its own

China is now the second largest economy in the world, but plays only a small role as an importer of consumer goods, says Shyam Saran. Image: A man transports a family of passengers on his......

How much is Mother Earth worth?

Pricing can help prioritise the best use of conservation efforts and funding Researchers have assigned financial values to some of Earth’s most important natural resources. In 2012,......

Expect worst drought in Asia, India may be hit

Dozens of farmers have already committed suicide in India after damage from unseasonal rains this year. Now if the summer rains are below normal, rural discontent will deepen. In 2009, the El Nino......

NBA: Clippers rebound with big win over Jazz

The Los Angeles Clippers registered a comprehensive 107-94 win over the Utah Jazz at the StaplesCenter on Saturday to rebound from their thrashing at the hands of San Antonio Spurs on Thursday.......

NBA: LA Lakers fire coach Brown after dismal start

Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown has been fired after a 1-4 start to the season, the 16-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champions said on Friday. Assistant coach Bernie Bickerstaff......
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Large parts of country hit by heat wave, 230 die in southeast India; weather department issues advisory

Large parts of India is in the grip of a severe heat wave , the Indian meterological department said on Saturday, urging people in the affected... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/heat-wave-leaves-153-dead-in-telangana-andhra-pradesh/article1-1350393.aspx
Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Market Shows a Small Dip in the First Quarter of 2015, According to IDC

Posted May 21st, 2015 for IDC in Printer-friendly versionPDF version FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 21, 2015 According to the International Data... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/worldwide-hardcopy-peripherals-market-shows-small-dip-first-quarter-2015-according-idc
China flies military planes over Miyako Strait for first time

Chinese military planes overflew the Miyako Strait, separating the Japanese islands of Miyako and Okinawa, as part of military exercises in the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a553480.html
Development finance with Chinese characteristics?

After a late flurry of additions to the founding membership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), attention now turns to setting the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/jKrT7wfAcCG3e9gZLsRvnO/Development-finance-with-Chinese-characteristics.html#nav=latest_news
China warns US surveillance plane over Spratly Islands

A news crew from CNN reported it witnessed an incident on Wednesday in which a Chinese navy dispatcher demanded eight times that a US Navy P8-A... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/asia/this-is-the-chinese-navy-you-go-heated-exchange-between-china-us-over-spratly-islands/

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