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November 25, 2015
Stormy space weather puts equatorial regions' power at risk
Melbourne, Australia (SPX) Nov 20, 2015
Dr Brett Carter of the RMIT SPACE Research Centre and his team from RMIT, Boston College and Dartmouth College, found that these equatorial electrical disruptions threaten power grids in Southeast Asia, India, Africa and South America, where protecting electricity infrastructure from space shocks has not been a priority. "Massive space weather events have crashed power grids across North America and Europe, but we have found that often with little warning, smaller events strike in equatorial regio ... read more
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India seeks 'climate justice' for poor nations at Paris talks
India will urge rich nations to deliver "climate justice" for developing countries at a major environmental conference in Paris later this month, the environment minister has said in an interview with AFP. ... more

UN peacekeepers must use force where needed: US envoy
United Nations peacekeepers have a responsibility to protect civilians where they are deployed even if that means using force, the US envoy to the world body said Friday during a visit to India, one of the biggest troop contributors. ... more

Greenpeace India's shutdown halted temporarily, group says
An Indian court on Friday temporarily suspended an order cancelling Greenpeace India's operating licence in the country, the group said, the latest twist in its ongoing battle with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. ... more
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138 world leaders to attend Paris climate summit: France
A total of 138 heads of state and government so far will attend a climate summit due to kick off in terror-hit Paris on November 30, the French government said Friday. ... more


Mountains may depart, says Tibetan filmmaker
Snow-capped mountains, endless grasslands, smiling monks: Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden's latest vision of his homeland, shot in stark black and white, relegates these to the background. ... more

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Lightsource to Launch Major Investment into India Solar PV Market
Lightsource Renewable Energy is spearheading a 2 billion pound investment in solar energy in India. The firm has announced plans to design, install and manage more than 3 Gigawatts (GW) of solar pho ... more

India's GSAT-15 Communication Satellite Launched
GSAT-15, India's latest communications satellite, was launched successfully by the European Ariane 5 VA-227 launch Vehicle in the early morning hours of November 11, 2015. The 3164 kg GSAT-15 carrie ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India test fires ship-based nuclear-capable missile

Iran nuclear deal to enter into force early January: deputy FM

Hague court begins hearing into South China Sea row

N. Korea slams South's live-fire drill

NATO head urges 'calm, de-escalation' after Russian plane downed

A Tornado With Rockets: New Russian Launch Vehicles Get Guided Missiles

Russia Develops New Tactical Missiles for Iskander-M System


Choking air, melting glaciers: how global warming is changing India
Its Himalayan glaciers are melting fast, its agricultural heartland is drying up and its capital is choking on the world's filthiest air. ... more

India revisits energy mix
India may need to import less coal to meet its demands for energy as it works to retool its energy sector, a minister said at an investment conference. ... more

World leaders back drive for Paris climate deal
Leaders of the world's top economies on Monday backed a drive to curb catastrophic climate change at an upcoming UN conference in Paris, according to a statement drawn up in tough, all-night talks. ... more
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Bangladesh signs $250m satellite deal with French firm
Bangladesh on Wednesday signed a $250 million deal with French-Italian firm Thales Alenia Space in Dhaka to build the country's first communications satellite, officials said. ... more

France tightens borders ahead of climate summit
France reintroduced border checks on Friday as it tightened security ahead of UN climate talks that start in Paris at the end of the month. ... more
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Global carbon pricing off menu at Paris climate talks

Doubling numbers on HIV drugs could 'break' epidemic: UN

World's biggest clone factory raises fears in China

Almost all donated organs unused in China: report

New York forest land may be peaking

When did the Andes mountains form

Better catalysts will remove carcinogenic chlorine compounds from water


A new tool to guide recovery from disasters
The 1999 Odisha Cyclone struck the eastern coast of India, knocking out whole swaths of the Indian Railways Network, bringing the eastern IRN system to a halt. Cyclones Hudhud and Phailin caused sim ... more

Senior US lawmaker tours Tibet six years after Beijing 'refusal'
Senior US lawmaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation on a rare visit to Tibet, China confirmed Thursday, more than six years after reportedly being forbidden from visiting the region. ... more

Rotting oaks lead to hazardous voids in Indiana's Mount Baldy sand dune
Mount Baldy, a sand dune in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, may appear to be no more than an innocent pile of sand grains speckled with vegetation, but the rolling slopes hide narrow, deep holes, ... more

India testfires nuclear-capable Agni IV missile
India Monday successfully testfired its home-made, nuclear-capable Agni IV ballistic missile off the coast of the eastern state of Odisha, sources said. "The missile was launched from the integra ... more

Microplate discovery dates birth of Himalayas
An international team of scientists has discovered the first oceanic microplate in the Indian Ocean - helping identify when the initial collision between India and Eurasia occurred, leading to the b ... more
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Monkeys in Asia harbor virus from humans, other species
When it comes to spreading viruses, bats are thought to be among the worst. Now a new study of nearly 900 nonhuman primates in Bangladesh and Cambodia shows that macaques harbor more diverse astrovi ... more

World energy use to grow one-third over 25 years, renewables making inroads: IEA
Global energy use is set to grow by one-third over the next 25 years, driven mostly by emerging economies, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. ... more
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Flexoelectricity is more than Moore

Success in producing a completely rare-earth free Feni magnet

Electron partitioning process in graphene observed

Human reflexes may keep legged robots from tripping

'Shrinking bull's-eye' algorithm speeds up complex modeling from days to hours


Australian green group to challenge India-backed coal mine


Greenpeace says India operating licence cancelled


Nepal at risk of 'humanitarian crisis': US embassy


Tech-sharing key to success of climate summit: France


GSAT-15 begins the payload integration process for Arianespace's next Ariane 5 mission


Astrosat's Soft X-ray Telescope Sees First Light


India's choked capital fails to collect new 'pollution toll'


India's choked capital starts 'pollution toll' for trucks


India's Modi urges 'comprehensive' climate deal


May the 5th force be with you

Nepal earthquake was less intense than feared

Post-quake Nepal struggles to preserve vanishing skills

Nepal inks fuel agreement with China to ease crisis

India gets help with renewable energy sector

Crowds mass in Iraq's Karbala for mourning ritual

Fuel-strapped Nepal sends team to China to ease supply

Powerful quake rocks South Asia, 70 dead

Long-awaited pipeline through Afghanistan moving forward

China to donate fuel to Nepal: official

Pakistan premier urges US to take its side against India

India reaches out to Africa in resources race with China

India paves way for women in army combat roles

India's capital holds first 'car-free day' to combat filthy air

Russia plans to propose joint satellite system to India

India's Tata Steel blames China for British jobs cuts

ISRO to Launch 6 Singapore Satellites in December

India, US hold naval exercise with Japan as ties grow

ESOA: Satellite Operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter

U.S. Navy to join India and Japan in Malabar 2015

Fuel crisis halts aid supplies to quake-hit Nepalis

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