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April 18, 2014
Mini-sub to dive again after aborting first MH370 search
Perth, Australia (AFP) April 15, 2014
A mini-sub hunting missing Flight MH370 was set to sweep the Indian Ocean seabed again Tuesday after cutting short its first mission, as Malaysia vowed to reveal any 'black box' data found. The unmanned submarine equipped with sonar gear was deployed Monday night from the Australian ship Ocean Shield, which has spearheaded the hunt for the Boeing 777 that vanished on March 8 with 239 people aboard. But the dive by the Bluefin-21 detected nothing of interest before it automatically aborted the mi ... read more
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Mini-sub dives again after aborting first MH370 search
A mini-sub hunting for Malaysian jet MH370 was Tuesday set for a second sweep of the remote Indian Ocean seabed, after aborting its first search when it encountered water deeper than its operating limits. ... more

Chinese gold demand may rise 20% by 2017: industry body
China's annual demand for gold could jump around 20 percent by 2017 as more of its increasingly wealthy population seek new ways to make money, the World Gold Council predicted on Tuesday. ... more

Sri Lanka troops kill emerging Tiger leaders: official
Sri Lanka's military on Friday shot dead three men they believed were trying to revive the separatist Tamil Tiger movement five years after its defeat, a spokesman said. ... more
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Mini-sub deploys to scour ocean depths in MH370 hunt
Australia decided Monday to deploy a mini-submarine to scour the unmapped Indian Ocean seabed for Malaysian jet MH370 at a daunting depth of 4,500 metres (15,000 feet), ending the search for black-box signals. ... more


Coral reefs of the Mozambique Channel a leading candidate for saving marine diversity
Marine scientists keen on finding patterns of coral decline and persistence in gradually warming oceans have a complex challenge: how to save reefs containing the most diversity with limited resourc ... more
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British Gurkha war hero fights one last campaign
Rambahadur Limbu is one of Britain's greatest living war heroes, yet the 74-year-old veteran feels dishonoured by the way the country has treated Gurkha soldiers like him. ... more

China and India face huge cancer burden: experts
China and India are facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment all causing large-scale problems, experts said on Friday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia should be ready for non-contact war

China's maritime area being carved up

Foes flex muscles in east Ukraine as NATO beefs up forces

Syria at 'critical moment', China tells opposition chief

Pakistani Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks

Lockheed to continue torpedo maintenance

US missile cruiser headed back to port after fire


IMF, World Bank push for price on carbon
The IMF and World Bank on Friday urged finance ministers to impose a price on carbon, warning that time was running out for the planet to avoid worst-case climate change. ... more

India's mission to Mars crosses half-way mark
India's first mission to Mars successfully crossed the half-way mark on Wednesday, four months after leaving on an voyage to the Red Planet scheduled to take 11 months, the space agency said. ... more

Elusive 'pings' keep MH370 search in limbo
Ships listening for undersea signals from Flight MH370 have failed to detect any more "pings" and will spend several more days trying to pinpoint a crash site before a mini-sub is launched to scour the seabed, searchers said Tuesday. ... more
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China's GDP growth to slow to 7.5% this year, 7.3% next: IMF
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday China's economic growth would slow to 7.5 percent this year and 7.3 percent in 2015, avoiding a "hard landing" if the government addresses risks and undertakes reforms. ... more

ISRO examining business model for industries in satellite, rocket production
The Indian space agency is working at preparing a business model to partner with industries - public and private - so that they have a higher level of participation in the space sector, said its chi ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Nutrient-rich forests absorb more carbon

Plugging an ozone hole

Faithful allies since the Cretaceous

Pioneering findings on the dual role of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis

Study finds recent wolf-dog hybridization in Caucasus region

Neanderthals and Cro-magnons did not coincide on the Iberian Peninsula

Greenland ice cores show industrial record of acid rain, success of US Clean Air Act


Indian navigation satellite soars into orbit, step closer to own GPS-like system
The Indian Space Research Organization successfully launched its IRNSS-1B navigation satellite into space - the second of seven satellites which are bringing India steps closer to providing an alter ... more

PSLV-C24 Launches India's Second Dedicated Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1B
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C24 has successfully launched IRNSS-1B, the second satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). The launch took place on April 04 ... more

India developing satellites to study stars
India is developing satellites to study stars, including the Sun, a top space official has said. "The satellite, Astrosat, which will study stars, will be unique in three aspects - UV rays, v ... more
Germany asks U.S. for P-3C Orion upgrade

Gulfstream announces 60-plane deal for China

Swiss voters set to sink Swedish jet fighter deal: poll

ORNL study pegs fuel economy costs of common practices

KYOCERA's Solar-Powered Recharging Station for Electric Vehicles Installed at SHINTEC HOZUMI for Disaster Prevention

BLOODHOUND team predicts the impact of the 1,000 mph supersonic car

Expanding energy access key to solving global challenges

Study Says Renewables to Hit 16 percent by 2018

Gazprom Neft helps Iraqi electricity capacity

Emerging research suggests a new paradigm for "unconventional superconductors"

Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity

Nobel winners to White House: Reject Keystone XL


India to have own satellite navigation system by 2015
India is expected to have its own satellite navigation system by the first quarter of 2015 with four of its satellites in space, said an official of Indian space agency. India is expected to have it ... more

MH370 searchers detect promising acoustic lead
An Australian navy ship has detected new underwater signals consistent with aircraft black boxes, the search chief said Monday, describing it as the "most promising lead" so far in the month-old hunt for missing Flight MH370. ... more

Australia probes 'encouraging' signals in MH370 hunt
Ships searching the vast Indian Ocean for a Malaysian airliner have detected three separate underwater signals, and more ships and planes were diverted Sunday to investigate whether they could have come from its "black box". ... more

Malaysia PM 'will not rest' until MH370 answers found
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak vowed Thursday "we will not rest" until the fate of flight MH370 is known, as Australia called it "the most difficult search in human history". ... more
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Fracking to thank for lower emissions, API says

12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power

Tech giants look to skies to spread Internet

Problem wells source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production

Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity

New 'switch' could power quantum computing

Study Says Renewables to Hit 16 percent by 2018


Sub joins MH370 hunt as Malaysia police probe draws blank


Ukraine delivers upgraded military transports to India


Sub joins MH370 hunt ahead of Malaysian PM visit to Perth


Nepal accused of succumbing to China pressure on Tibetans


Sri Lanka seeks divine help to avoid power cuts


No clues in MH370 cockpit transcript as search wears on


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Thai satellite spots 300 objects in jet search


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Storms ground MH370 air search after new debris sighting

China demands Malaysia hand over MH370 satellite data

Gurkha war hero tells British MPs of 'third-class' treatment

US scholar urges nuclear deal with Pakistan

MH370 search back on as weather improves

Australia 'clutching' at MH370 leads after new data

MH370 relatives stage Beijing march against Malaysia

Storms ground MH370 air search after new debris sighting

Glacial advances in Nyainqentanglha maybe linked to North Atlantic cooling

Malaysia says missing jet crashed at sea

Malaysia says French satellite detects debris in plane search area

British Sikh jailed for attack on retired Indian general

Bangladesh's otter fishing tradition faces extinction

Incentives needed to improve grain markets in India

The Frozen Truth about Glaciers, Climate Change and Our Future

India says report on '62 war with China to stay classified

Millions join satellite search for missing plane

The rush to rain

N.African dust stimulates monsoons: study

USN Modifies FY14 Littoral Combat Ship Contracts

Avalanches kill six in Indian Kashmir

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