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July 23, 2014
Nepal Army gets emergency bridge kits
Parsippany, N.J. (UPI) Jul 21, 2013
Ready to assemble roadway bridges by Acrow Bridge have been supplied to Nepal by the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command. The modular bridges supplied part of USASAC's program to help Nepal respond national emergencies, such as landslides, avalanches, earthquakes and floods, the company said. "All over the world, Acrow bridges connect people to the necessities they need to return to normal life or to enrich and sustain their daily health and wellbeing," said Bill Killeen, president and ... read more
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Russia envisions major gas pipeline project for India
A Russian gas pipeline along its southern border to India may be among the largest projects of its kind in history, the Russian envoy to New Delhi said. ... more

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
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Nepal denies Chinese pressure over Tibetan monk's cremation
Nepal denied Tuesday that it had caved in to diplomatic pressure from China by denying permission for a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Kathmandu in accordance with his wishes. ... more

BRICS bank will reduce Western dominance: China media
Chinese media on Wednesday hailed the creation of the BRICS development bank, to be based in Shanghai, blaming Western countries and multilateral agencies for flaws in the global financial system. ... more
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US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites

The X-Gen Men at 1600 and Number 10

IBM's Watson advises US soldiers on life after service

This time for the PLA: Chinese army shows off dancing robots

Saab buys ThyssenKrupp's Swedish submarine shipyard

Rising civilian deaths fuel outrage in Pakistan offensive

USAF orders ground approach radar for Saudi Arabia


Hunting gives deer-damaged forests a shot at recovery
Regulated deer hunts in Indiana state parks have helped restore the health of forests suffering from decades of damage caused by overabundant populations of white-tailed deer, a Purdue study shows. ... more

India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment
India announced Thursday it would lift the cap on foreign direct investment in the defence sector to 49 percent and announced a 12-percent rise in military spending as part of efforts to modernise its armed forces. ... more

Dalai Lama urges Buddhists to halt Muslim violence
The Dalai Lama Sunday reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday. ... more
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Hague pushes Eurofighter on India visit
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Tuesday he had raised a $12-billion fighter jet deal being negotiated by French company Dassault with India's government during talks with his counterpart in New Delhi, suggesting London has not given up all hope on the giant contract. ... more

Singapore launches its first nano-satellite
Singapore launched its first nano- satellite VELOX-I via a Indian space rocket on Monday, according to a report by Channel NewsAsia on Thursday. The satellite, which weighs just 4.28 kilograms ... more
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New water balance calculation for the Dead Sea

Sharks are Collateral Damage in Commercial Fishing

Size and age of plants impact their productivity more than climate

NASA Starts Campaign To Probe Ocean Ecology, Carbon Cycle

Has Antarctic sea ice expansion been overestimated?

NRL Reveals New Meteorological Insight into Mid-Level Clouds

Global warming 'pause' reflects natural fluctuation


India nurses return from Iraq to emotional welcome
A group of 46 Indian nurses held "against their will" in a part of Iraq seized by Islamic militants returned home on Saturday to an emotional reunion with their families. ... more

Chinese, Indian militaries vow cooperation: Xinhua
Top Chinese and Indian military officials vowed to boost cooperation between the Asian giants during a rare visit by the head of India's army, state media reported. ... more

Malaysia to deploy more equipment in MH370 search
Malaysia will send more equipment to the southern Indian Ocean to join the search for Flight MH370 which went missing four months ago, a minister said Sunday. ... more

China president heading to South America for BRICS summit
China's President Xi Jinping will visit South American nations including Brazil next week, where he will meet India's new prime minister for the first time before heading to Communist ally Cuba. ... more

Indian nurses trapped in Iraq heading home
Forty-six Indian nurses trapped in Iraq's conflict were freed on Friday after getting caught up in a swift militant offensive that has overrun swathes of territory and threatens "Syria-like chaos". ... more


Kurds seek independence vote amid Iraq 'chaos'
Iraqi Kurdish preparations for an independence referendum met with frustration in Washington, which stressed unity was essential to tackle a jihadist-led onslaught that risks "Syria-like chaos". ... more

Adaptations of Tibetans may have benefited from extinct denisovans
An international team, led by researchers from BGI and University of California, presented their latest significant finding that the altitude adaptation in Tibet might be caused by the introgression ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Self-cooling solar cells boost power, last longer

NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast

Low cost technique improves properties of nanomaterials

NIST develops prototype meter test for hydrogen refueling stations

Creating optical cables out of thin air

A new multi-bit 'spin' for MRAM storage

Fires are a major cause of wind farm failure


Extinct human cousin gave Tibetans advantage at high elevation


Indian rocket launch delayed three minutes to avoid space debris


Indian launches PSLV C-23 rocket carrying five foreign satellites


Indian guru still hopes for peaceful way in Pakistan


China 'won't seek hegemony' says President Xi


New study shows Indonesia's disastrous deforestation


ONGC said to be considering Russian pipelines


'Highly likely' MH370 on autopilot when it went down: Australia


India to speed up defence procurement: minister


What will climate policy mean for coal?

Hybrid Vehicles More Fuel Efficient In India, China Than in US

New India government struggles with Iraq 'kidnap' crisis

India says knows location of abducted workers in Iraq

India authority orders Coke plant closed

Study reveals conditions linked to deadly bird flu and maps areas at risks

H7N9 flu: New map pinpoints Asian countries at risk

China, Britain sign trade deals worth 14 bn pounds

Japan plans carbon offset scheme with India: report

Modi vows stronger Bhutan energy ties in first foreign visit

Chinese premier hopes to 'change misperceptions' on UK trip

UK eases visa access for Chinese as premier visits

Wary of Chinese advances, India's Modi woos neighbours

Angry protests in India's capital over power blackouts

Catastrophe averted: How UK nuke sub crew cheated death

Monument to Gagarin can inspire young cosmonauts for their achievements

Australia, Malaysia outline next stage of MH370 search

Delhi heatwave prompts crisis measures to save power

India searches for students washed away in river surge

India monsoon advances as heatwave bakes north

New Indian PM to visit Japan in boost for Abe

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