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November 25, 2014
Wave of child deaths in Pakistan desert
Karachi (AFP) Nov 19, 2014
Nearly 300 children have died this year in desert communities in southern Pakistan, officials said Wednesday, as poor monsoon rains and livestock diseases have combined to worsen malnutrition. The Thar desert, straddling the Indian border and one of Pakistan's poorest areas, has seen an alarming number of children suffering pneumonia or diarrhoea due to a dangerous mix of drought, poverty and poor health infrastructure. The deaths have prompted criticism for the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), wh ... read more
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Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seed
Under cover of darkness in the steamy jungles of the Seychelles thieves creep out to harvest the sizeable and valuable nuts of the famous coco de mer palm, but their activities are threatening its long-term survival. ... more

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet
A team of researchers from Caltech and the China Earthquake Administration has discovered an ancient, deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in south Tibet, north of the eastern end of t ... more

Tibetan mega-dam begins operation: China media
China has begun generating electricity from Tibet's biggest ever hydropower project, state-run media reported, the latest dam development on Himalayan rivers that has prompted concern in neighbouring India. ... more
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TAPI to get project developer by early 2015
Project leaders in New Delhi confirmed Friday parties to a multilateral gas pipeline from Turkmenistan will work to find a project operator by February. ... more


Airbus building periscope maintenance plant in India
A facility for the maintenance and repair of Indian Navy submarine periscopes is being built in India by Airbus Defense and Space's Optronics business unit. ... more
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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

Out of India
Working at the edge of a coal mine in India, a team of Johns Hopkins researchers and colleagues have filled in a major gap in science's understanding of the evolution of a group of animals that incl ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
France at the UN warns N. Korea over nuclear threat

Iran nuclear deal deadline extended to July 1

China blasts 'irresponsible' US comments on island project

The fear and the chaos of a missile attack in east Ukraine

French shipbuilder DCNS creates Australian subsidiary

Frontrunners emerge for top Pentagon job

Brazil, Russia in talks on air defense system


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

NASA sees the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season awaken
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 ins ... 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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Deep-Earth Carbon Offers Clues About Origin of Life on Earth

Extreme weather in the Arctic problematic for people, wildlife

Environmental bleaching impairs long term coral reproduction

Permafrost soil possible source of abrupt rise in greenhouse gases

Building better awareness of landslide risks with Lidar

Mediterranean tide up a millimetre a year since 1989

"Green Revolution" changes breathing of the biosphere


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

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 Energy News Coverage
Chinese island project in disputed waters 'justifiable': general

Cooling with the coldest matter in the world

Germany eyes capping coal use to meet emissions target

Sanctions cost Russia at least $40 billion

Understanding nuclear reactor fuel behavior during a severe event

Ultra-short X-ray pulses explore the nano world

New device could make large biological circuits practical


India to launch unmanned crew module in December


India votes against U.N. draft resolution on nuke pact


Indian navy worker killed in ship accident: reports


Brazil Indians in race to save ancestral lands


China to punish Tibet officials who support Dalai Lama


PROINSO kick starts ZeverSolar with 50kWp installation in Mumbai


India pulls warships from Kolkata as city on 'terror' alert


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

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