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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......

The power that INS Arihant gives India

India's first indigenous nuclear-powered submarine is a considerable achievement -- and should have an impact on security strategy, says Premvir DasAs INS Arihant finally starts her sea trials,......

When the next US defence secretary spoke to Rediff.com

Image: Then US Deputy Secretary of Defence Ashton B Carter, now tipped to be America's new defence secretary, greeted by then national security adviser Shivshankar Menon on his visit to New Delhi.......

AK-47 gets a makeover, will be called 'weapon of peace' now

Kalashnikov assault rifles, popular with terrorists and national armies in Asia and Africa, have been given a makeover and a new logo by its Russian manufacturer that has dubbed them as 'weapons of......

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)......

India most optimistic on hiring plans for Jan-Mar 2015

Opportunities for job seekers are expected to grow even better in the new year with employers in India being most optimistic foreseeing vigorous hiring activity in the January-March period, says a......

India most optimistic on hiring plans for next 3 months

Indian employers have strongest hiring plans when compared to their global peers for the October-December quarter of this year on hopes of a speedy economic revival, says a ManpowerGroup report.......

'The need to look outward is common to both India and China'

There should be no "shame" in entering another market via an indirect route if that would lead to faster success at a lower risk, Anil K Gupta (below left) tells Rohit Nautiyal.  ......

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......

NBA: Jazz into playoffs

The Utah Jazz grabbed the final spot in the Western Conference playoffs with a 100-88 home victory over Phoenix, dashing the Suns' own post-season hopes on Tuesday. Paul Millsap recorded 26 points......

NBA: Spurs give Lakers taste of their own medicine

San Antonio made amends for last week's stinging home loss to Los Angeles by trouncing the Lakers 112-91 on their home court on Tuesday. The Western Conference-leading Spurs were on the receiving......

  People speak for western pacific

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Francisco
Q. What do you know about 'habitat for humanity in India?'
Francisco:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-know-about-habitat-for-humanity-in-india/28026000/answers/

Prince Mathew
Q. which are the countries lie in the tropical region?
Prince Mathew:  A. HFH India began operations in eighty three in Khammam in the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh. It is among Habitats largest programs in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-are-the-countries-lie-in-the-tropical-region/27599852/answers/28026036

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. What is the bad thing that Cyclone brings & does it also brings some good things also ?
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. In the Western Hemisphere, tropical countries include Mexico, all of Central America, all of the Caribbean islands from just south of Nassau in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-bad-thing-that-cyclone-brings--does-it-also-brin/26555821/answers/27599856

Divya Kulkarni
Q. What is the name of the biggest ocean on Earth?
Divya Kulkarni:  A. Although tropical cyclones can take an enormous toll on lives and personal property, they can also be important factors in the precipitation...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-name-of-the-biggest-ocean-on-earth/26366189/answers/26555839

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What does it mean by bio diversity?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. Pacific OceanThe Pacific Ocean is by far the world's largest ocean at 60,060,700 square miles (155,557,000 sq km). According to the CIA World...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-it-mean-by-bio-diversity/25598574/answers/26366199

  Web results for Western Pacific
Limited impact of economic on global PP demand, PP revenues to rise by 5.8% pa until 2021

Global PP demand PP totalled 55.1 mln tons in 2013, with limited impact of the economic slowdown on the global market for PP, says Ceresana. PP... ...

http://www.plastemart.com/plastic-facts-information.asp?news_id=26448&news=Limited-impact-of-economic-on-global-PP-demand-PP-revenues-to-rise-by-58-pa-until-2021
Little China

Three things you must do: visit a night market, eat the local street food and try the real Chinese food and drink lots of tea Sandipan Chatterjee... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Taiwan:-Little-China-1005196
IT Newsletter December 22 to 26, 2014

Top News HCL Technologies: US Dollar continued to strengthen against almost all global currencies HCL Technologies would announce its second... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/it-newsletter--december-22-to-26-2014-114122600141_1.html
Retail Newsletter - December 22 to 26, 2014

Top News Would retailer assisted e-Commerce find its next big market in India? Globally companies across the spectrum are betting big on... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/retail-newsletter-december-22-to-26-2014-114122600109_1.html
Indian Ocean is better prepared to avert disaster ten years after 2004 tsunami

The Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System, established following the 2004 earthquake, has improved the ability of Indian Ocean countries to handle a... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/indian-ocean-better-prepared-avert-disaster-ten-years-2004-tsunami/

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