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October 24, 2014
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Nepal calls off search for survivors of deadly snowstorm
Kathmandu (AFP) Oct 22, 2014
Nepal on Wednesday called off a search for any more survivors of a Himalayan snowstorm that claimed some 43 lives, after more than a week of scouring the popular trekking region. Emergency workers have airlifted 518 people to safety, including 310 foreign tourists, since the snowstorm struck the Annapurna Circuit in central Nepal during peak season, catching trekkers, their guides and porters unawares. "We have decided to call off the operation for now, staying (on) stand-by if there is any inf ... read more
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ENERGY NEWS

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
FLORA AND FAUNA

All in a flap: Seychelles fears foreign bird invader
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. ... more
GPS NEWS

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System
India Thursday moved closer towards having its own satellite navigation system as it successfully launched a satellite with its rocket in a copy book style.With the successful launch of third of the ... more
24/7 News Coverage


SINO DAILY

UN rights chief says in talks with China on Tibet visit
The UN's new human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Thursday said he was in talks with China over a planned visit to Tibet. ... more


DISASTER MANAGEMENT

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
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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
WHITE OUT

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

GPS NEWS

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
WAR REPORT

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
SHAKE AND BLOW

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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FARM NEWS

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
SHAKE AND BLOW

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
24/7 News Coverage
Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

SHAKE AND BLOW

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
WATER WORLD

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
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

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
WAR REPORT

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
WAR REPORT

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

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SHAKE AND BLOW

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
INTERNET SPACE

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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
What a Star Wars laser bullet really looks like

Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

Cooling with molecules

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Australia shifts MH370 search zone further south

SUPERPOWERS

Dalai Lama marks Nobel anniversary as Western support wanes

INTERNET SPACE

Nokia suspends production at Indian handset factory

CIVIL NUCLEAR

India nuclear plant guard kills three in shooting spree

MARSDAILY

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

MARSDAILY

US, India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

GPS NEWS

India's Tata Power licensed to produce Honeywell navigation system

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Pakistan bars relief goods to flood-hit Indian Kashmir

DEMOCRACY

Brazil elections most talked about in Facebook history

EARTH OBSERVATION

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

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