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October 22, 2014
All in a flap: Seychelles fears foreign bird invader
Victoria, Seychelles (AFP) Oct 17, 2014
It was just a feather: but in the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot. In the steamy and thick jungles of Praslin, one of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean archipelago of white sand beaches ringed by palms, the authorities are worried after the warning sign of a green feather from a ring-necked parakeet was discovered. If not stopped, it threatens to wipe out the ... read more
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Better electricity access has little impact on climate
Improving household electricity access in India over the last 30 years contributed only marginally to the nation's total carbon emissions growth during that time, according to a new study published ... more

Rescuers airlift 154 to safety after deadly Nepal storm
Workers using helicopters and battling waist-deep snow rescued over 150 people including foreign trekkers left stranded in Nepal's Himalayas Thursday, two days after a major snowstorm that triggered avalanches and killed more than 30 people. ... more

Beijing expresses concern over India's planned road on border
India plans to build a highway along its remote, disputed border with China in the country's northeast, an official said Wednesday, prompting concern from Beijing. ... more
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Himalayan snowstorm, avalanche kill 17 trekkers in Nepal
A snowstorm and avalanche in Nepal's Himalayas has killed 17 trekkers and guides - nine foreigners and eight Nepalis - on a popular hiking route, while more than 100 others remain out of contact, officials said Wednesday. ... more


ISRO to Launch India's Third Navigation Satellite on October 16
India's third navigation satellite will be launched October 16 from Sriharikota spaceport in coastal Andhra Pradesh, space agency ISRO announced Thursday. "The 1,425kg navigation satellite (IR ... more
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Sri Lankan military to return Tamil civilians' gold
Sri Lanka's military announced Tuesday it would return unspecified quantities of gold jewellery recovered from a battle site dating to the crushing of separatist Tamil Tiger rebels more than five years ago. ... more

Death toll hits 22 from deadly India cyclone
Powerful Cyclone Hudhud which battered India's east coast at the weekend has killed at least 22 people, damaged thousands of homes, blacked out villages and left people scrambling for supplies, officials said Tuesday. ... more
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U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

Successful test for India's Nirbhay cruise missile

Israeli minister airs Iran nuclear concerns at Pentagon

More sightings of 'foreign sub' as Sweden says it could use force

India says no compromise with China on territory

Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants: officials


Centuries-old 'Chinese' fishing tradition fades on Indian shores
Tugging ropes and bellowing chants, five men hoist from the water a huge spidery frame gripping a web of fishing net - a centuries-old custom on the southern Indian coast. ... more

Workers clean up as deadly Indian cyclone toll hits 17
Workers rushed Monday to restore communication and power links and clear roads after a cyclone battered India's east coast, killing at least 17 people and leaving a trail of destruction. ... more

Three killed as Cyclone Hudhud slams into India's east coast
Three people were killed Sunday despite a mass evacuation when Cyclone Hudhud slammed into India's east coast with winds of almost 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour, downing power lines and closing roads and railways. ... more
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Sri Lanka faces EU fish export ban
The European Union moved Tuesday to ban Sri Lanka from selling its seafood to the massive EU market in a bid to stop illegal fishing by the second biggest exporter to the bloc. ... more

Indians killed by lightning in Colombia to be left unburied
Eleven Wiwa Indians killed by lightning during a tribal ceremony in Colombia's Sierra Nevada mountains will be left unburied where they died according to their traditions, an official said Sunday. ... more
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Australian volcanic mystery explained

Scientists create possible precursor to life

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

The breathing sand

Autism autism evolved recently in human history

Mediterranean, Semi-Arid Ecosystems Prove Resistant to Climate Change

WSU researchers see how plants optimize their repair


Malala in peace move after Nobel win with India's Satyarthi
Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, who became the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, made a high-level peacemaking move after sharing the award with India's Kailash Satyarthi for championing children's rights. ... more

Malala dedicates Nobel award to 'voiceless' children
Education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai dedicated her Nobel peace prize on Friday to "voiceless" children around the world, and called on the Indian and Pakistani prime ministers to attend the award ceremony for the sake of peace. ... more

Cyclone Hudhud due to slam into India's east coast
Indian authorities were setting up relief camps and stockpiling food Friday as they braced for a "severe cyclone" due to slam into the country's east coast this weekend. ... more

Facebook founder aims to get India online
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday his social media network wanted to help India's new prime minister connect remote villages in the country of over 1.2 billion to the Internet. ... more

Australia shifts MH370 search zone further south
Investigators Wednesday confirmed that the priority search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has moved further south as end-of-flight scenarios indicated it may have spiralled into the Indian Ocean. ... more
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Dalai Lama marks Nobel anniversary as Western support wanes
As the Dalai Lama marked his 25th year as a Nobel laureate this week, a row over South Africa's failure to grant him a visa underscored the huge challenge facing the movement he launched more than half a century ago. ... more

Nokia suspends production at Indian handset factory
Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia said Tuesday it was halting production in its Indian factory near Chennai and that a dispute with local tax authorities was hindering finding a buyer for the facility that employs 7,000 workers. ... more
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EIA: North Dakota close to goals for curbing flared gas

Seeking 'absolute zero', copper cube gets chillingly close

Electrically conductive plastics promising for batteries, solar cells

UT Nuclear Engineers Part of Three Grants Totaling $2.6 Million

Tritium targets Europe for its EV fast charger

Kyocera and Healthy Planet Team Up To Lower Solar Capital Costs

San Francisco To Get 68 New EV Stations


India nuclear plant guard kills three in shooting spree


NYT says it's sorry for cartoon mocking India's Mars mission


US, India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions


India's Tata Power licensed to produce Honeywell navigation system


Pakistan bars relief goods to flood-hit Indian Kashmir


Brazil elections most talked about in Facebook history


US, India Cement Cooperation in Earth Exploration


Next phase of underwater MH370 search begins


Modi wields broom in new 'Clean India' push


Dalai Lama in 'informal' talks to return to Tibet

Laureate says Nobel summit axed after Dalai Lama row

Chinese PM to visit Germany for joint cabinet meet

Modi makes White House debut

If trees could talk

Microsoft to tap $2-trillion Indian cloud market

Six Nobel laureates boycott summit over Dalai Lama visa

Sri Lanka seeks to trademark cinnamon spice success

Philippines 'breaks world tree-planting record'

India turns to nuclear as energy crisis deepens

India's Mars Orbiter Cost Only 11 Percent of NASA's Maven Probe: Reports

China Exclusive: Mars: China's next goal?

India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos

India-China border stand-off resolved: minister

New underwater discoveries in hunt for MH370

Modi election points to India economy 'turnaround': ADB

Water research tackles growing grassland threat: trees

Snail shells show high-rise plateau is much lower than it used to be

India wins Asia's Mars race as spacecraft enters orbit

India Mars mission enters orbit

Floods kill at least 55 in northeast India

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