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No one can predict a tsunami: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation chairman G Madhavan Nair on Tuesday said that there is no satellite in the world that can predict a tsunami. Similarly, there are no scientific tools to predict......

TEXT: President Patil's last address to Parliament

President Pratibha Patil on Monday addressed Parliament for the last time as President when she flagged off the Budget session. Here's the text of her speechHonourable Members I welcome you to this......

In Chennai, mum's the word for Hillary on Lanka

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who will make her first-ever visit to Chennai after co-chairing the second US-India Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi on July 19 with her counterpart......

Pakistan suggested the name Laila

Ever wondered how cyclone 'Laila' that has wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh got such a lyrical name? Pakistan may have the answer. The name 'Laila' which means dark-haired beauty or night in......

India's cryo-engine failure: Beginning not the end

It's time that we, as a nation, stopped fearing failure and waiting for instant success in our space ventures. Let us instead applaud the journey, even if it comes at a certain cost to the......

All about the El Nino blues

The last El Nino outlook report of the World Meteorological Organisation had said that only half of weather models in use foresee a weak El Nino to set in between June and August, a period relevant......

Do we really need the meteorological department?

I rejoiced with the rest of the world when the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) almost announced the "discovery" of the elusive Higgs boson a few days ago, even though I do not......

Met experts want to go beyond rain for drought

Paucity of monsoon rainfall alone is not a sufficient determinant of drought, maintains the World Meteorological Organisation. Several other factors need to be taken into account to declare an......

Poor monsoon due to El Nino winds from Pacific

When the World Metereological Organisation warned our weather experts in June that a poor monsoon was coming , and also told them why, the latter wouldn't agree. Now they do.In June, WMO had......

Monsoon projection: IMD cautious

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) seems to have taken a cautious stand over the World Meteorological Organisation's (WMO) projection of a 'poor monsoon' due to a probable 'El Nino' impact.......

Bouncy pitch awaits SA, Holland in Mohali

With the city receiving showers till Tuesday and the conditions overcast in the past few days, it was a sigh of relief for the local organisers when sun came out on Wednesday morning, ahead of the......

Commonwealth Games opening to have spiritual touch

The opening ceremony of the Delhi Commonwealth Games, at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, on October 3, will have a spiritualtouch.Azaan,Vedic and Buddhist chants will be played in the background as......

World Cup draw to map out familiar path

Whatever surprises the draw for South Africa 2010 provides in Cape Town on December 4, the path to glory at the first African World Cup will be a familiar one. FIFA's decision to take its prized......

Beijing torch climbs the Great Wall

Doves flew and confetti rained down as the Olympic torch was carried along the ancient Great Wall on a misty Thursday morning, the eve of Games that China hopes will demonstrate its modern-day......

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azam khan
Q. Why is this Cyclone named as Cyclone Phailin?
Azam Khan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-this-cyclone-named-as-cyclone-phailin/26560369/answers/

Iqbal Seth
Q. What does it takes to name a cyclone?
Iqbal Seth:  A. it is Thailand that got the turn to name this cyclone in the Indian Ocean as 'Phailin', that is now on top of everyone's mind . Phailin is sapphire...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-it-takes-to-name-a-cyclone/24380368/answers/26560373

Iqbal Seth
Q. why should pakistan name our indian cyclone / why cant we name it ourselves ?
Iqbal Seth:  A. What's in a name? Well, it can be the the cyclonic storm Nilam which is threatening to cause havoc across Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-should-pakistan-name-our-indian-cyclone--why-cant-we-nam/24380330/answers/24380384

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Q. Of the various agencies related to the United Nations, the one that has the longest period isA. International Labour OrganisationB. Universal Postal UnionC. World Health OrganisationD. World Meteorological Organisation
Question Answer:  A. The storm was named Nilam, as suggested by Pakistan under the cyclone naming procedure. they earlier named cyclone nargis as well. The indian...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/of-the-various-agencies-related-to-the-united-nations-the-on/21243632/answers/24380377

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Q. why the name laila is given to the cyclone
Question Answer:  A. Ever wondered how cyclone Laila that has wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh got such a lyrical name? Pakistan may have the answer. The name...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-name-laila-is-given-to-the-cyclone/21243632/answers/17155302

  Web results for World Meteorological Organisation
How Google Glass Can Be the Next Big Thing for Agriculture

Imagine being able to look at a cotton crop, taking field notes and snapping pictures, sending videos of exactly what you're looking at to... ...

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/wearables/features/how-google-glass-could-be-the-next-big-thing-for-agriculture-566542
Knowledge gap dries up rainfall data

By July 17, monsoon had covered the entire country. But the rainfall has been highly uneven. While some areas have received normal or excess... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/agri-biz/knowledge-gap-dries-up-rainfall-data/article6234385.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Why not hedge on the monsoon?

Richard Sandor, the author of Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation, noted that the Indian monsoon provides a great... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/why-not-hedge-on-the-monsoon/article6221681.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Don't curse weather for low back pain

IANS July 10, 2014| UPDATED12:38 IST Sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature,... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/low-back-pain-monsoon/1/370700.html
CTC and ATLAS of Spain Newest Members of International Consortium of Aeronautical Test Sites (ICATS)

PRWeb 2014-07-15 Enlargement of first international collaboration between nations to share data on unmanned aerial systems. Farnborough, UK... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=256262

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