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March 26, 2015
Uber ramps up safety efforts after criticism
Washington (AFP) March 25, 2015
Uber said Wednesday it was ramping up safety in response to rape allegations against a driver in India and growing concerns about background checks for operators of the popular ride-sharing service. Phil Cardenas, safety chief for California-based Uber, said the company was implementing a new global "code of conduct" and creating worldwide "incident response teams" to reassure riders who have become increasingly worried for their safety after several high-profile incidents. "These initiatives ar ... read more
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India test fires Astra missile
India's first locally produced beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile has been successfully launched by the Indian Air Force, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., said. ... more

Indian-built submarine in advanced construction phase
The first of six Scorpene attack submarines being built in India by Mazagon Docks Ltd has taken to water as it enters an advanced stage of completion. ... more

India receiving upgraded Mirage fighters
The first two of 49 Mirage-2000 fighters slated for upgrade for the Indian Air Force are being delivered in France to Dassault and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. ... more
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Sri Lanka's new leader heads to China after winding back ties
Sri Lanka's new president heads to Beijing this week for talks with China's leadership, seeking to smooth ruffled feathers after scuttling Chinese-funded projects and seeking stronger ties with regional rival India. ... more


Sri Lanka probes ex-envoy over alleged Ukraine arms deals
Sri Lanka is investigating its former ambassador to Russia following a media report that he helped arm pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine, the foreign minister said Sunday. ... more
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India, China to hold first talks on border row since Modi victory
Senior Indian and Chinese envoys will this week hold talks aimed at resolving a bitter border dispute, the first such discussions since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. ... more

Tibetan survivors of self-immolations face brutal fate: rights group
Tibetans who set themselves on fire in protest at Chinese rule face "extreme physical and psychological suffering" if they survive, a rights group said, alleging amputations, repression and forced disappearances. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Canada orders missile protection system

Japan PM not to attend China's war parade: report

USMC orders targeting system from Elbit Systems America

Moscow-friendly Greece could 'paralyse' NATO

Airbus DS sells Rostock System Technik subsidiary

Kerry on historic mission for Iran nuclear deal

Squid-inspired 'invisibility stickers' could help soldiers evade detection


Solar plane lands in Myanmar on epic round-the-world journey
Solar Impulse 2 landed in Myanmar's second largest city Mandalay Thursday after completing the fourth leg of its landmark circumnavigation of the globe powered solely by the sun - and was met by an elephant. ... more

Queen bee microbiomes are starkly distinct from worker bees
An Indiana University researcher and collaborators have published the first comprehensive analysis of the gut bacteria found in queen bees. Despite the important role of gut microbial communit ... more

Trina Solar to Supply 48 MW of Solar Modules to ACME India
Trina Solar has announced it has signed an agreement to supply 48MW of solar modules to ACME Cleantech Solutions. This new agreement brings the total sales of solar modules to ACME to 70 MW in 2015 ... more
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Modi in landmark visit to steer Sri Lanka away from China
Narendra Modi began the first official visit by an Indian premier to Sri Lanka in nearly three decades Friday, looking to reassert New Delhi's influence over Colombo after its drift towards China. ... more

US-India Space Security Cooperation: A Partnership for the 21st Century
At the State Department, my colleagues and I are focused on the tools needed to promote global security as well as stable, strategic relationships with friends and partners around the world. A ... more
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Is blood really thicker than water

Forests for water in eastern Amazonia

International study raises questions about cause of global ice ages

Ascension of marine diatoms linked to continental weathering

Did volcanic cataclysm trigger final demise of the Neanderthals

Researchers develop detailed genetic map of world wheat varieties

African cattle parasite tamed by its less lethal cousins


Maldives defends controversial jailing of ex-leader
The Maldives government Sunday told its critics to respect a controversial decision to jail the honeymoon islands' first-ever democratically-elected president for 13 years amid a growing global backlash over the verdict. ... more

Early humans took to the rainforests sooner than previously thought
A new study suggests early humans began populating the rainforest as early as 20,000 years ago on the island of Sri Lanka. Previously, the earliest evidence of consistent rainforest inhabitancy was thought to be around 8,000 years ago. ... more

Former Tibetan nun recalls 'jail torture' at Paris march
Gyaltsen Drolkar spent 12 years in a Chinese jail where she says she was relentlessly tortured, escaping after her release in an arduous trek across the Himalayas to Nepal and then onto Belgium where she now lives. ... more

Swine flu outbreak in India raises concern
Since December, an outbreak of swine flu in India has killed more than 1,200 people, and a new MIT study suggests that the strain has acquired mutations that make it more dangerous than previously c ... more

ISRO plans to launch navigation satellite by March-end
The Indian space agency plans to launch its fourth regional navigation satellite by March-end after replacing a faulty transmitter, a senior official said on Tuesday. "We are planning to launc ... more

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China convicted more than 700 for terrorism, separatism in 2014: court
China convicted and sentenced 712 people for terrorism, separatism and related crimes last year, the country's top court said on Thursday, saying such offences were its top priority for 2015. ... more

Google launches virtual tour of Nepal's Everest region
Google launched a virtual tour of Nepal's Everest region on Thursday, allowing armchair tourists a rare glimpse of life in one of the toughest and most inaccessible places on earth. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
New transitory form of silica observed

New technology converts packing peanuts to battery components

Landmark study proves that magnets can control heat and sound

Twisted light increases efficiency of quantum cryptography systems

Weltec Biopower Builds 500-kW Biogas Plant for Vegetable Producer

Additives to biodegrade plastics don't work

An explanation for the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam system problem


Exiled Tibet leader compares China to N.Korea, apartheid S.Africa


Experts sound warning over flu dangers in China, India


India-backed port won't dump dredge in Australia's Great Barrier Reef


Protests mark Tibet Uprising Day in India, Nepal


Bangladesh uses SERVIR for flood warning system


Concern over India plan to stop publishing smog data


ISRO races to fix glitch in navigational satellite so that it can be launched in time


No known link between towelette found in Australia and MH370


Global PV Balance-of-System Revenues to Exceed $20 Billion in 2019


Pakistan test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile

Washington's Makah Indian tribe could soon hunt gray whales

Tibetan woman self-immolates in China: reports

The environment may change, but the microbiome of queen bees does not

Water, electricity cuts shut Comoros main hospital

Saudi Arabia becomes top arms importer: study

India to Launch Fourth Navigation Satellite for Communications Security

India to launch fourth navigation satellite March 9

India to Soon Have Better Earth Observation Satellites

Flooding in Madagascar capital kills at least 14: rescuers

Indian company to produce Sagem navigational system

Isolated wetlands have significant impact on water quality

Indian, Israeli companies forming joint venture for high-tech systems

Climate panel's chief in the spotlight again

Indian city bans gatherings over swine flu outbreak

China protests after India PM visits frontier region

UN climate chief to miss key meet after sex harassment case

Modi vows to end India status as top defence importer

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile

India to build stealth frigates, nuclear subs

India's Kalyani group announces Israel defence venture

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