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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......

And the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the year is...

If you love the wild and animals, this is one feature you mustn’t miss. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year, developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London, announced......

Despite India's objection, Pak's climate change project gets approval at GCF

India, initially rejected the project at Green Climate Fund's board meeting in South Korea, but later agreed to approve it with new condition, reports Nitin Sethi. Pakistan's climate change......

Surgical strikes reveal India's space prowess

In the years to come, India's space assets will play a much bigger role if and when hostilities break out on our borders, says Pallava Bagla. The precision 'surgical strikes' that Indian soldiers......

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)......

Delhi is the world's most polluted megacity!

In 2012, with one million deaths, China reported the highest toll from PM2.5 and PM10 pollution. At the time, India followed, reporting 621,138 deaths, nearly 10 per cent of the global toll......

Why the outlook for globalisation is bleak

Although the returns from outward-looking policies are less today, substantial gains can still be made with good policies and initiatives, says Shankar Acharya. Twenty years from now, if the world......

'Modi changed India's attitude towards Maritime Silk Road plan'

  China's Silk Road plan the name of which was subsequently changed to ‘Belt and Road’ project moots a maze of roads and corridors connecting China with Asia and Europe. A Chinese......

Brazil didn't mess up Olympics, nor did it make most of them

The enduring images of the Games will be not just the great sporting achievements - from US swimmer Michael Phelps' 28th Olympic medal to Usain Bolt's historic sprint 'triple triple' - but also the......

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. IMAGE: Rio 2016......
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his 'separation' from the US - here's what that means

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands after a signing ceremony held in Beijing, China, October 20,... ...
A foodies' guide to the 'Pearl of the Orient' that goes beyond baos

Three times in four years. There must be something about Hong Kong! Sure, it's only a five-hour direct flight away, there's a variety of... ...
Air India sets world record for longest non-stop flight

Air India set the record for the longest non-stop flight when it flew from Delhi to San Francisco (SFO) over the Pacific Ocean instead of the... ...
Ships Owner and Operator Ordered to Pay $1.3 Million Fine and $200,000 Community Service Payment for Violating Pollution Laws, Falsifying Records and Scheming to Defraud the U.S.

Ship Discharged Oily Waste on Voyage from China to Seattle; False Log Books given to Coast Guard Inspectors The companies that own and operate a... ...
In Conversation With the Architect Behind the Restoration of Mumbai's Famous Rajabai Clock Tower

Conservation architect Vikas Vedprakash Dilawari is the brains behind the restoration of several Mumbai gems, including theBhau Daji Lad... ...

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