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November 20, 2014
NASA sees the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season awaken
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Nov 19, 2014
The first tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season has formed over 300 miles from Diego Garcia. When NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Adjali the VIIRS instrument aboard took a visible picture of the storm that showed bands of thunderstorms wrapped around its center. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Adjali on Nov. 17 at 09:56 UTC (4:56 a.m. EDT) and the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard captured ... read more
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China, India to court Pacific nations in Fiji
Rival suitors India and China step up their courtship of Pacific island nations this week when Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping head to Fiji following the Group of 20 summit in Australia. ... more

SMS alerts cut deaths from elephants in rural India
Geetha Thomas owes her life to a text message. The 38-year-old tea plantation worker was able to scramble onto the roof of her home in southern India as a herd of elephants rampaged through her village thanks to an alert on her mobile phone. ... more

Kabul, Islamabad pursue gas pipeline connections
Islamabad thanks the leadership in Kabul for putting renewed emphasis behind a multilateral gas pipeline from Turkmenistan, the Pakistani prime minister said. ... more
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China calls for swift movement on BRICS development bank
China on Saturday urged BRICS nations to speed up the creation of a development bank as an alternative to the Western-dominated global financial system. ... more


After Mars, India space chief aims for the moon
India now has its sights set on low-budget missions to the moon and the sun after becoming the first country in Asia to reach Mars, the head of its space agency said Tuesday. ... more
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Experimental flight of GSLV Mark 3 in December
India will conduct an experimental test of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark 3 in mid-December, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K. Radhakrishnan said Tuesday. ... more

IU biologists collaborate to refine climate change modeling tools
A new climate change modeling tool developed by scientists at Indiana University, Princeton University and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration finds that carbon dioxide removal ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
F-35Cs complete initial testing from aircraft carrier

Russia urges Ukraine not to join NATO

Iran, US go face-to-face in crunch nuclear talks

Law firm forms unit for civilian UAV issues

Top China official urges stronger Internet management

US condemns IS bombing in Kurdish region of Iraq

War in Iraq 'different' this time: US military chief


Sickness stalks India village with toxic water
Through his bloodshot, ruined eyes, ten-year-old Roshan Singh struggles to read his favourite comic book before readying for school in this remote and desolate village along the Indian-Pakistan border. ... more

India sending 'chilling message' on environment: Greenpeace
Moves by India's new right-wing government to block Greenpeace funds and weaken environmental protection laws send a "chilling message", the head of the lobby group said Monday, as he urged the prime minister to release the money. ... more

Indian army admits 'mistake' in killing two teenagers
The Indian army has admitted it made a mistake in shooting dead two teenagers in restive Indian-administered Kashmir this week, a rare public admission of fault by the military. ... more
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India's Modi names yoga minister in major reshuffle
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed a yoga minister in a major revamp of his government after storming to power in May, in a bid to promote the ancient practice. ... more

India to test fly bigger space vehicle next month
India will conduct a partial test flight of a bigger and better space vehicle next month, a top official of the state-owned space agency has reportedly said. The landmark test flight of GSLV M ... more
24/7 News Coverage
At least eight dead in 'historic' US snowstorm

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon 'surges 450%'

Were Neanderthals a sub-species of modern humans?

Polar bear population in parts of Alaska, Canada down by 40 percent

NASA sees the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season awaken

80 million bacteria sealed with a kiss

Clues to trees' salt tolerance found in native habitat, leaf traits


India to launch unmanned crew module in December
India will launch an unmanned crew module in December onboard a heavy rocket to test its re-entry into the atmosphere for the country's future maiden human space flight, the space agency chief said ... more

India votes against U.N. draft resolution on nuke pact
India has voted against the provisions of draft resolutions calling for signing of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), ruling out the possibility of joining the treaty as a non-nuclear weapo ... more

Indian navy worker killed in ship accident: reports
A naval ship sank Thursday off the southeastern coast of India leaving one worker dead and four others missing, reports said, in the latest of a string of deadly mishaps to hit the navy. ... more

Brazil Indians in race to save ancestral lands
Government foot-dragging has spurred a race by Brazil's Munduruku Indians to mark off their ancestral lands in the Amazon before they are wiped out by a planned hydroelectric complex. ... more

China to punish Tibet officials who support Dalai Lama
China will severely punish officials in Tibet who support the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader and Nobel laureate, the region's top Communist leader said according to state media reports Wednesday. ... more
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PROINSO kick starts ZeverSolar with 50kWp installation in Mumbai
Proinso recently supplied integrated solution including Jinko modules, and ZeverSolar string inverters, to a roof top project located close to Mumbai. With this PROINSO starts ZeverSolar sales in th ... more

India pulls warships from Kolkata as city on 'terror' alert
India's navy on Tuesday withdrew two warships from Kolkata's port, a spokesman said, as the eastern city was placed on high alert for a possible "terror" attack. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Particle collider notches up two new finds

Lockheed Martin to build 5-megawatt bioenergy facility in Germany

Labor building behind East Coast wind energy industry

Middle East violence pushes oil prices up

Poll: Less than half see energy security in United States

Risky rewards for China's overseas investment boom

Hybrid Ferry MF Finnoy Completes Three-Month Trial


Indians angry Anderson never tried over Bhopal disaster


India's fading Chinese community faces painful war past


Fears S.Africa fish farm would make triathletes shark bait


Kenyan troops kill six after 'machete attack' on barracks


There were warning signs ahead of Sri Lanka mudslide: survivors


Google guns for 300 mn new Indian local language users


Himalayan Viagra fuels caterpillar fungus gold rush


India chooses Israel over US for $525m missile deal: defence sources


Rains hamper Sri Lanka mudslide tragedy search effort


India shifts thousands ahead of cyclone, Pakistan on alert

China's Main Competitor in Space Exploration is India, Not Russia

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

Airbus DS and Indian firm jointly pursue transport deal

India's Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam's defences

India plans to build 6 submarines

Cyclone Nilofar due to slam into India, Pakistan

Bangladesh gas supports Asian demand, Chevron says

Tanzania to start major port construction in 2015

Delhi chokes on toxic smog after festival of lights

China oil demand near decade high for September

India's Modi rallies troops in Diwali day Kashmir visit

Better electricity access has little impact on climate

Nepal calls off search for survivors of deadly snowstorm

Successful test for India's Nirbhay cruise missile

India says no compromise with China on territory

All in a flap: Seychelles fears foreign bird invader

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System

UN rights chief says in talks with China on Tibet visit

Rescuers airlift 154 to safety after deadly Nepal storm

Beijing expresses concern over India's planned road on border

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