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February 13, 2016
WATER WORLD
Coca-Cola stops making drinks at three Indian plants
New Delhi (AFP) Feb 11, 2016
Coca-Cola has halted manufacturing at three plants in India temporarily on lower sales, company officials said Thursday, as the US giant faces challenges from activists over alleged depletion of groundwater. Nearly 300 people work at the three plants in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Rajasthan, where activists have waged a more than decade-long battle against the fizzy drinks company. "Manufacturing at three units have been temporarily suspended," Kalyan Rajan, spokesman for Hindust ... read more
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CAR TECH

India's Tata Motors profits dip on weak China sales
India's largest car maker Tata Motors reported a two percent dip in quarterly profits on Thursday as sales of its British luxury unit Jaguar Land Rover slumped in China. ... more
DEEP IMPACT

Meteorite not responsible for killing man in India: NASA
NASA on Wednesday said it was unlikely a meteorite was responsible for killing a man at a college campus in India last week, as local scientists continued to examine the mysterious object recovered from the scene. ... more
DEEP IMPACT

Scientists study India's deadly 'meteorite'
Indian scientists were Tuesday analysing a small blue object, described by local authorities as a meteorite, which fell from the sky and killed a bus driver. ... more
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DEEP IMPACT

'Meteorite' kills man in south India, authorities say
Indian authorities say a falling object that killed a bus driver and injured three others was a meteorite. If proven, it would be the first such death in recorded history. ... more


FLORA AND FAUNA

Wild elephant goes on rampage in Indian town
A wild elephant went on an hours-long rampage in a town in eastern India on Wednesday, damaging about 100 homes, shops and other buildings, a state minister said. ... more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

New York Power Plant Leaking Radioactive Water
A New York nuclear power plant is leaking and radioactive tritium has been found in groundwater testing facilities nearby, but the governor and Nuclear Regulatory Commission state that it is not a c ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Solantro Semiconductor partners with Smarttrak for PV solar solutions in India
Solantro Semiconductor is partnering with Smarttrak. This is Solantro's first engagement to deliver solutions for India's rapidly growing solar industry. Smarttrak, a Hyderabad, India based company ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia decries 'new Cold War' as East-West strains cloud talks

Lavrov says US, Russia must 'cooperate on ground' in Syria

US deploys more Patriot missiles in S. Korea

Russia sends brand new cruise missile ship to Syria: report

Russian military reveals rocket launching, flame throwing tank killer drone

Drones give scientists a new self-service approach

DARPA's Fast Lightweight Autonomy program takes flight

FLOATING STEEL

India gathers navies in show of maritime might
India kicked off a major display of maritime might Thursday, with ships from 50 navies converging on the country's east coast, as New Delhi seeks to boost its leadership in the region. ... more
WHITE OUT

Indian avalanche soldier 'critical' after six-day ordeal
An Indian soldier rescued nearly a week after he was buried by a deadly avalanche on the world's highest battleground was Tuesday being treated in Delhi in "extremely critical" condition, the army said. ... more
SINO DAILY

Bangladesh show covers up Tibetan art after China complains
One of Bangladesh's biggest art shows has covered up an exhibit by Tibetan artists after the Chinese embassy in Dhaka said it was "offended" by the artwork, an organiser said Monday. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Indian soldier rescued after six days in Himalayan avalanche
One of 10 Indian soldiers feared dead after an avalanche six days ago in the remote Himalayas has been miraculously rescued alive, officials said. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Nepal quake survivors fight freezing temperatures
Nine months after a massive earthquake hit Nepal, thousands of survivors are now fighting sub-zero temperatures in flimsy temporary shelters, awaiting government help to rebuild their homes. ... more
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Rising Seas Slowed by Increasing Water on Land

Ants have been fighting and cooperating for 100 million years

Climate deal will live on, despite US blow: experts

Brazil army will go door-to-door in fight against Zika

US inspectors ensure no nasty surprises on Valentine's Day

Drought caused by El Nino threatening food security in southern Africa: UN

How stable is the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

EARLY EARTH

Indiana University paleobotanist plays role in discovery of 'Jurassic butterflies'
IU paleobotanist David Dilcher is a co-author on a study out this week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society: B that identifies a Jurassic age insect whose behavior and appearance closely mimic a ... more
CAR TECH

SUVs rev up at Delhi auto show despite pollution crackdown
India's flagship auto show opened its doors in New Delhi Wednesday with a new batch of diesel-guzzling SUVs on proud display, despite industry uncertainty about a pollution crackdown targeting motorists in the capital. ... more
AEROSPACE

Boeing could make Super Hornets in India if purchased
Boeing is in talks to manufacture its F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet in India as part of the country's Make In India initiative if it agrees to procure the aircraft. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

India Connects First Unit of Kudankulam NPP to National Electric Grid
The first unit of India's Russian-designed Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) was connected to the country's electric grid after a recent relaunch, a source in India's nuclear sector said Saturday ... more
THE PITS

Adani's mega coal mine clears Australia environmental hurdle
A controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal mine near Australia's Great Barrier Reef was Tuesday one step closer to fruition after Queensland state authorities gave it environmental approval. ... more

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NUKEWARS

Marshalls to open March legal assault on nuclear powers
The tiny Marshall Islands will seek in March to persuade the UN's highest court to take up a lawsuit against India, Pakistan and Britain which they accuse of failing to halt the nuclear arms race. ... more
WHALES AHOY

Massive whale washes ashore in India's Mumbai
Mumbai's coastline is more used to rubbish washing ashore than dead mammals, but on Friday residents woke to the sight of a nearly 40-foot-long whale on one of its most popular beaches. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Footsteps could charge mobile electronics

Russian Government Proposes to Increase Security at Nuclear Facilities

Scientists find a new way to make nanowire lasers

Research reveals carbon films can give microchips energy storage capability

UBC researchers discover new glass technology

Over 70% of Japanese Against Nuclear Power Plants After Fukushima Tragedy

A metal that behaves like water



FROTH AND BUBBLE

Rubbish piles up in India's pollution-hit capital

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Chinese ship to join Australia-led search for MH370

AEROSPACE

Sri Lanka takes stake in Google balloon Internet venture

EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA awards infrared instrument for next polar satellite

EPIDEMICS

Spanish missions triggered meso american population collapse

FARM NEWS

Global nitrogen footprint mapped for first time

BLUE SKY

Model explains huge recurring rainstorms in tropical Indian and Pacific oceans

MARSDAILY

India to Cooperate With France on Next Mission to Mars

SUPERPOWERS

India marks Republic Day with camels and stunt-riders

FLORA AND FAUNA

Sri Lanka destroys giant illegal ivory haul

India, France to build 6 nuclear reactors at Jaitapur Plant

Hollande says threats won't stop France fighting terror

French, Indian leaders bid to shore up fighter deal

France, India to strengthen counter-terror cooperation

MH370 hunt loses hi-tech sonar probe to undersea volcano

PSLV launches India's 5th navigation satellite

Water supplies in Tibet set to increase in the future

France to probe risks taken by soldiers in deadly avalanche

A tree or not a tree? India's Goa rows over coconut status

Bird flu detected in US turkey flock

Nepal quake rebuilding to take years, new chief says

First evidence for independent working memory systems in animals

Indian Army likely to get K9 Vajra-T howitzers

MH370 search finds new shipwreck, but no plane

Reliance Defence to build new shipyard for Indian submarines

Dozens of whales die after southern India stranding

Delhi court rejects challenge to car restrictions

Scientists show why Himalayas grow

Nepal landslides in Nepal raise parallels for Pacific Northwest

Pakistan supplying Sri Lanka with fighter aircraft


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