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February 01, 2015
FARM NEWS
Litchi fruit suspected in mystery illness in India
Miami (AFP) Jan 29, 2015
A mysterious and sometimes fatal brain disease that has afflicted children in northeastern India for years could be linked to a toxic substance in litchi fruits, US researchers said Thursday. Investigators say more research is needed to uncover the cause of the illness, which leads to seizures, altered mental state and death in more than a third of cases. In the meantime, doctors who encounter sick children should takes steps to rapidly correct low blood sugar, which can make the disease more li ... read more
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SINO DAILY

China media vows punishment for dissenting Tibetan officials
China's state media on Thursday called for officials who take an "ambiguous attitude" towards Tibetan independence to be prosecuted, after personnel in the region were reportedly punished for communicating with the Dalai Lama. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

'No chance' of beating climate change without India: Obama
US President Barack Obama warned Tuesday that the world does not "stand a chance against climate change" unless developing countries such as India reduce their dependence on fossil fuels. ... more
WEATHER REPORT

Madagascar storm death toll climbs to 68
Sixty eight people were killed in the tropical storm that battered Madagascar over a week ago, according to new figures released Tuesday ahead of a national day of mourning. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Westinghouse Accompanies Historic US Delegation To India
Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Danny Roderick was among a select group of CEOs representing U.S. businesses who met with the U.S. delegation to India. The delegation was led by Pres ... more


OIL AND GAS

Indigenous Peruvians occupy oil wells
Hundreds of indigenous Indians from the Peruvian Amazon demanded compensation for land use at 14 oil wells, where their demonstrations caused production to be suspended, Argentine oil company Pluspetrol said Wednesday. ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

Obama wraps India visit with pleas on religion, climate
US President Barack Obama urged India to promote religious tolerance and do more to combat global warming Tuesday as he wrapped up a visit aimed at forging a new friendship between the world's largest democracies. ... more
NUKEWARS

Obama, Modi break nuclear impasse, hail new 'friendship'
US President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact Sunday as they hailed a new era of friendship between the world's two largest democracies. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China 2015 military drills to focus on 'winning local wars'

India to Test Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Missile on January 31

Signs N. Korea restarting nuclear reactor: US think-tank

US Senate panel advances Iran sanctions bill

Survivors accuse Shiite militia of Iraq village massacre

US Nuclear Scientist Jailed for Five Years Over Bomb-Making Plot

Iraqi artist aims kick at IS jihadists

SUPERPOWERS

Modi in diplomatic balancing act as Obama visits India
Narendra Modi has trumpeted a new era of friendship with Barack Obama but experts say the Indian premier will be careful not to alienate traditional ally Russia or giant rival China. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

China pushes India to take steps to meet Nuclear Suppliers Group standards
China "encourages" India to take further steps to satisfy the access standards of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), a group committed to promoting non-proliferation, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson ... more
SOLAR DAILY

U.S., India embrace over renewables
Advancing a renewable energy sector in India is a shared priority for the New Delhi and U.S. governments, the Indian prime minister said. ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

U.S. EA-18G Growlers getting new electronic warfare system
Electronic warfare systems for U.S. Navy and Australian EA-18G Growlers are to be produced by DRS Technologies Inc., the company announced. ... more
TRADE WARS

End of the road for Nepal's traditional Himalayan 'caravans'
For generations, traders and their colourful herds of mules and yaks were a lifeline for remote communities in the heart of Nepal's formidable and often dangerous Himalayas. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
China defends aid role in Africa

Global warming won't mean more stormy weather

Picking up on the smell of evolution

Ancient 'genomic parasites' spurred evolution of mammalian pregnancy

Tracking fish easier, quicker, safer with new injectable device

Baleen whales hear through their bones

H5N1 bird flu spreads to 11 states in Nigeria: govt

FLOATING STEEL

Russia Ready to Supply India With Anaerobic Submarines
Russia could supply the Indian Navy with "stealthy" submarines, equipped with air-independent propulsion (AIP) systems if India opens a tender for them, a senior official at Russia's Federal Service ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Madagascar tropical storm claims 46 lives
A tropical storm which battered Madagascar at the weekend left 46 people dead, according to a final toll published by the authorities on Wednesday. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Pope Francis leaves door open to Dalai Lama meeting
Pope Francis left the door open on Monday to a meeting with the Dalai Lama, denying that he refused to receive the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader in December over fears of upsetting China. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Roller coaster geese
Roller Coaster migratory flights of geese give unique insights into bird physiology and biomechanics at high altitudes. An international team of scientists studying the migratory biology of bar-head ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

India's tiger population jumps 30%: census
India, home to most of the world's wild tigers, on Tuesday reported a 30 percent jump in the animal's numbers in a rare piece of good news for conservationists. ... more

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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Yak dung burning pollutes indoor air of Tibetan households
Tibet, the highest region on Earth and one of the most remote, is associated with vivid blue skies and the crystal clear air of the Himalayas. During the long cold season, however, the traditional n ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Six perish as tropical storm lashes Madagascar
At least six people perished in a tropical storm that battered Madagascar over the past two days, affecting almost 80,000 residents, according to an official toll published Sunday. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
New light-converting materials over cheap, efficient solar power

Westinghouse Accompanies Historic US Delegation To India

Generating Mobius strips of light

Scientists 'bend' acoustic and elastic waves with new metamaterials

Russia to create water decontamination station for Fukushima-1

Uber steers anti-taxi idea to become global phenomenon

Apple roars back to close smartphone gap with Samsung

INTERNET SPACE

Samsung launches first Tizen phone in break from Android

SOLAR DAILY

ADB backs India's solar power ambitions

APPOINTMENTS

A.S. Kiran Kumar, the new ISRO chief

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Alarm Shuts Down Unit at India's Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Can quake-hit Haiti manufacture itself a hi-tech future?

DEMOCRACY

Nepal risks return to conflict without constitution: UN

FROTH AND BUBBLE

India bans burning cow dung near yellowing Taj Mahal

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Rio Tinto to Export Australian Uranium to India Within Next Two Years

SUPERPOWERS

China says Sri Lanka 'friendship runs deep' despite election

DEMOCRACY

Sirisena to be sworn in as Sri Lanka's new president

India gets $4 billion solar energy promise

Study puts new perspective on snake evolution

Isro's Mangalyaan Completes 100 Days in Mars Orbit

Pakistani boat blows self up after India navy chase

Pakistan, India swap lists of nuclear facilities, prisoners

Indian NPP's first unit begins commercial operation

Sri Lanka opposition says army scaring off Tamil voters

ISRO to study data in crew module's 'black box'

Russian-Indian Joint Military Projects to Boost Delhi's Defense Industry

Bettter rechargeable batteries by focusing on graphene oxide paper

UN sees 'limited' impact of Bangladesh's Sundarbans oil spill

Nepal's thirsty capital loses ancient taps to construction

China offers to sign FTA with Bangladesh

Candles, prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on

A decade on, tourist survivors revisit tsunami-hit Thai beaches

New, tighter timeline confirms ancient volcanism aligned with dinosaurs' extinction

Four including Chinese killed in Pakistan dam accident

Tsunami orphans recount journey to philanthropy

As world honours the dead, Indonesia begins tsunami memorials

10 years on, lessons of Asian tsunami hit by 'disaster amnesia'

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