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Indo Daily
July 25, 2016
POLITICAL ECONOMY
Bank hacks raise fears for financial sector
Washington (AFP) July 24, 2016
A series of spectacular cyber attacks against banks, resulting in the theft of tens of millions of dollars, has heightened fears for an industry becoming an increasingly attractive target for hackers. Banks in Bangladesh, the Philippines, Vietnam and Ecuador have been victimized over the past year in the attacks on the global interbank service known as SWIFT, and some analysts expect more attacks to become public. After news of the $81 million heist from Bangladesh's central bank became public i ... read more

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AEROSPACE

Transport ministers to discuss future of MH370 search
Transport ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia will meet Friday to discuss the future of the frustrating deep-sea search for missing flight MH370, officials said Wednesday. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China slams US Republicans for 'groundless accusations'
China on Thursday warned the Donald Trump-fronted US Republican Party against making "groundless accusations" after it accused Beijing of cultural genocide and said its economy was based on piracy. ... more
UAV NEWS

India Will No Longer Require Israel's Heron or US Predator Drones
India's defense forces will require more than 5,000 UAVs in the coming ten years. If successful, the soon-to-be-tested Rustom II will eliminate the need for India to import UAVs from the US and Isra ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Indian NPP Second Unit May Start Commercial Operations in November
The reactor at the second unit of India's Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) may start commercial operations in November, Russian energy company Rosatom's representative in India Natalia Kudryasho ... more


OIL AND GAS

AAA: Gas prices at a 12-year low
Gasoline production in the United States is at an all-time high, pushing retail prices to their lowest point in more than a decade, motor club AAA reports. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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FROTH AND BUBBLE

India court orders old cars deregistered in smog-hit Delhi
India's environment court Monday ordered all diesel vehicles older than 10 years be deregistered in New Delhi, strengthening a ban on pollution-spewing cars partly blamed for the capital's toxic air, a lawyer said. ... more
TECH SPACE

India May Buy Russian Microcircuits for Its Space Program
Russia's Angstrem microelectronics manufacturer is in talks on supplying some 10,000 radiation-resistant circuits for India's space program, local media said Tuesday. Angstrem has contacted a ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China says S. Korea damaged 'mutual trust'

Faster Speeding Bullets: Russia Test-Fires Its Own Railgun

Russia carries out Iskander-M electronic launches: Report

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

Top Teams' Automated Cybersecurity Systems Preparing for Final Face-off

GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow

Commission approves acquisition of Arianespace by ASL, subject to conditions

SHAKE AND BLOW

A giant quake may lurk under Bangladesh and beyond
A huge earthquake may be building beneath Bangladesh, the most densely populated nation on earth. Scientists say they have new evidence of increasing strain there, where two tectonic plates underlie ... more
SINO DAILY

Tibet 'consensus' slammed by rights group
A rights group on Tuesday slammed foreign representatives for attending a Chinese government-organised forum in Tibet that claimed international support for a "Lhasa Consensus" on economic development in the mainly Buddhist region. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Rare Indian rhinos face growing threat from poachers
As night falls over the lush plains of India's Kaziranga national park, a small group of lightly armed forest guards sets out on foot to protect the world's largest population of one-horned rhinos. ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

15 dead from floods in central India
Flash floods from torrential downpours in the in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh have killed 15 people, with seven deaths over the weekend, and left thousands of people displaced, authorities said Sunday. ... more
MISSILE NEWS

IAI successfully tests MRSAM defense system
Israel Aerospace Industries has reported a successful test firing of its medium-range surface-to-air missile defense system, or MRSAM, the company said Thursday. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Landsat - The watchman that never sleeps

Anger erupts over government handling of China flood

Southern California fire mushrooms, residents evacuated

Three tropical storms building in Pacific: NHC

Kerry urges phasing-out of toxic greenhouse gases

PACE will help uncover new information about health of our oceans

Early humans used mammoth ivory tool to make rope

ABOUT US

The history of human genetic ancestry in Madagascar
More than 4,000 years ago, a proto-globalization process started in the Indian Ocean, one of the outcomes being a great human migration of African and Asian peoples spreading across the Indian Ocean ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China, India eye Asian Century as Brexit rattles old order
Britain's vote to leave the European Union and simmering discontent in other Western countries is seen as hastening the arrival of an "Asian Century", analysts say, led by the rise of China and India. ... more
WAR REPORT

Sri Lanka aims to demilitarise island by 2018
Sri Lanka intends to become completely demilitarised by 2018, the government said Wednesday, a significant announcement that will end the army's involvement in civilian life after decades of ethnic war. ... more
AEROSPACE

Hindustan Aeronautics hands over first Tejas jets
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited handed over the first two Tejas jets to India's air force Friday, the country's Aeronautical Development Agency announced. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Nepal selling rice donated for quake victims
Nepal is selling thousands of tonnes of rice donated by China and Bangladesh to help earthquake victims, an official said Wednesday, despite aid agencies warning that survivors remain at risk of food shortages. ... more

FLOATING STEEL

Electric Boat gets $116 million for Virginia-class sub work
General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a not-to-exceed $116 million undefinitized U.S. Navy contract modification for work in support of Virginia-class submarines. ... more
TRADE WARS

India's Modi heads to Africa with an eye on China
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Africa on Thursday, seeking to boost his country's economic influence in a region long dominated by rival Asian power China. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Solar plane nears end of historic round-the-world trip

New discoveries about photosynthesis may lead to solar cells of the future

Scribbles found to be Leonardo da Vinci's earliest notes on laws of friction

Martin Aircraft, Avwatch partner to market jetpack in U.S.

Total lands LNG deal with Japan

Beijing slaps EU, Japan, S. Korea with steel duties

The future of perovskite solar cells has just got brighter - come rain or shine





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ENERGY TECH

Bangladesh coal plant threatens World Heritage mangrove: petition

FARM NEWS

Study finds that plant growth responses to high carbon dioxide depend on symbiotic fungi

SHAKE AND BLOW

Landslides and flooding kill 25 in India

FLORA AND FAUNA

Frigate birds soar without landing for weeks at a time

FLORA AND FAUNA

Sri Lanka's latest status symbol, a baby elephant

MISSILE NEWS

Varunastra missile handed over to Indian navy

OZONE NEWS

Signs of 'healing' ozone layer over Antarctic: study

SINO DAILY

Award-winning Tibetan film director held by police

EARTH OBSERVATION

Nepal, India agree to use satellite system for border pillars

EARTH OBSERVATION

Canada Launches Maritime Monitoring Satellite

ISRO tells aerospace industry to enhance capacity to meet demands

India launches 20 satellites in single mission

Rains or not, India faces drinking water crisis

India, Pakistan edge closer to joining SOC security bloc

India to send atomic experts to Namibia

India blames China for stalled nuclear group entry

Spaceflight contracts India's PSLV to launch 12 Planet Dove nanosats

India PM Modi heads to Uzbekistan to woo China's Xi

View From Above: India to Launch High Resolution Surveillance Satellite

Lightning kills at least 93 as monsoon sweeps India

Apple free to take bite out of India after rule change

Indian Space Agency Embarks on Launch of 22 Satellites on Single Mission

Nepali guards among at least 25 killed in Afghanistan attacks

Boeing, Tata announce joint Indian facility

Eight buried in Tibet landslide: Xinhua

Frozen in time: India's last taxidermist keeps on stuffing

India blocks foreign funding of Modi critic's trust

Chinese spy ship entered Japan waters: Tokyo

Obama meets Dalai Lama behind closed doors

Chinese spy ship entered Japan waters: Tokyo



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