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July 25, 2014
Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production
Southampton, UK (SPX) Jul 24, 2014
Geographers at the University of Southampton have found a link between increasing average temperatures in India and a reduction in wheat production. Researchers Dr John Duncan, Dr Jadu Dash and Professor Pete Atkinson have shown that recent warmer temperatures in the country's major wheat belt are having a negative effect on crop yield. More specifically, they found a rise in nighttime temperatures is having the most impact. Dr Jadu Dash comments: "Our findings highlight the vulnerability of ... read more
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After MH17 tragedy, Australia assures search for MH370 goes on
Australia said the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 continued uninterrupted Wednesday, even as the head of the search coordination agency was sent to Ukraine to help with the MH17 tragedy. ... more

Nepal Army gets emergency bridge kits
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Russia envisions major gas pipeline project for India
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Sri Lanka announces probe into military's alleged rights abuses
Sri Lanka announced Thursday an investigation into its military over allegations of rights abuses, following intense international pressure for a war-crimes probe into the island's decades-long ethnic conflict. ... more

Can Modi clean the Ganges, India's biggest sewage line?
Standing on the banks of the river Ganges a day after his election triumph, Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to succeed where numerous governments have failed: by cleaning up the filthy waterway beloved of India's Hindus. ... more
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Iran says oil exports to Asia in line with contracts
Any declines in Iranian oil exports are normal, though supplies to Asian economies are in line with contractual obligations, an executive said. ... more

India PM, China's Xi pledge stronger ties in first meeting
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on the need to resolve a decades-old border dispute during talks before the BRICS summit in Brazil, a statement said Tuesday. ... more

Nepal denies Chinese pressure over Tibetan monk's cremation
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Dalai Lama urges Buddhists to halt Muslim violence
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India nurses return from Iraq to emotional welcome
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