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October 31, 2014
FARM NEWS
Himalayan Viagra fuels caterpillar fungus gold rush
St. Louis MO (SPX) Oct 31, 2014
Overwhelmed by speculators trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra, two isolated Tibetan communities have managed to do at the local level what world leaders often fail to do on a global scale - implement a successful system for the sustainable harvest of a precious natural resource, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis. "There's this mistaken notion that indigenous people are incapable of solving complicated problems on their own, but thes ... read more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Rains hamper Sri Lanka mudslide tragedy search effort
Heavy rains disrupted a massive search Thursday for scores of people feared buried in a landslide on a Sri Lankan tea estate, further dimming prospects of finding anyone alive. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

India shifts thousands ahead of cyclone, Pakistan on alert
India was Wednesday shifting thousands of people out of the way of Cyclone Nilofar due to hit the region this weekend, while Pakistan geared up for potential large-scale evacuations. ... more
TRADE WARS

Tanzania to start major port construction in 2015
Tanzania will launch construction of a major Chinese-funded sea port in 2015 to boost the trading capacity of the east African nation, a presidential statement read. ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

Cyclone Nilofar due to slam into India, Pakistan
Indian officials were preparing Monday to evacuate residents and stockpile food as they braced for another "very severe cyclonic storm" due to slam into the country's west coast and neighbouring Pakistan. ... more


OIL AND GAS

Bangladesh gas supports Asian demand, Chevron says
Bringing more gas production on stream in Bangladesh is part of an effort to meeting growing energy demands in Asian, a Chevron subsidiary said Tuesday. ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Delhi chokes on toxic smog after festival of lights
Thick smoke hung over New Delhi this week as millions of Indians lit firecrackers to mark the Diwali festival, but calls for a boycott highlighted growing concerns over air quality in one of the world's most polluted cities. ... more
OIL AND GAS

China oil demand near decade high for September
Despite an economic slowdown, Chinese government data show oil demand is at one of the highest levels in nearly a decade. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS

THE STANS

India's Modi rallies troops in Diwali day Kashmir visit
India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked the festival of Diwali Thursday with a visit to the disputed Kashmir region to rally the morale of troops after recent deadly clashes with Pakistan. ... more
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
WHITE OUT

Nepal calls off search for survivors of deadly snowstorm
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. ... more
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MISSILE NEWS

Successful test for India's Nirbhay cruise missile
The second test flight of India's Nirbhay long-range cruise missile achieved all its mission objectives, the India Defense R&D Organization reports. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

India says no compromise with China on territory
India wants to resolve its border row with China but will not compromise on territory, the country's new national security advisor said Tuesday, after a tense stand-off between troops on the disputed border last month. ... more
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Oceans arrived early to Earth

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Emerging disease could wipe out American, European salamanders

Magma pancakes beneath Lake Toba

Fewer Chinese couples want second child than expected: media

Clean Smell Doesn't Always Mean Clean Air

Restoring wetlands can lessen soil sinkage, greenhouse gas emissions

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
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
SUPERPOWERS

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

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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
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
24/7 Energy News Coverage
A New Way To Convert Light To Electrical Energy

Westinghouse to Supply Advanced Safety System to Ukraine Nuclear Power Plants

Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future

'Nanomotor lithography' answers call for affordable, simpler device manufacturing

Reverse engineering materials for more efficient heating and cooling

Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm

Nanosafety research - there's room for improvement

WAR REPORT

Sri Lankan military to return Tamil civilians' gold

SHAKE AND BLOW

Death toll hits 22 from deadly India cyclone

FARM NEWS

Centuries-old 'Chinese' fishing tradition fades on Indian shores

SHAKE AND BLOW

Workers clean up as deadly Indian cyclone toll hits 17

SHAKE AND BLOW

Three killed as Cyclone Hudhud slams into India's east coast

WATER WORLD

Sri Lanka faces EU fish export ban

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Indians killed by lightning in Colombia to be left unburied

WAR REPORT

Malala in peace move after Nobel win with India's Satyarthi

WAR REPORT

Malala dedicates Nobel award to 'voiceless' children

SHAKE AND BLOW

Cyclone Hudhud due to slam into India's east coast

Facebook founder aims to get India online

Australia shifts MH370 search zone further south

Dalai Lama marks Nobel anniversary as Western support wanes

Nokia suspends production at Indian handset factory

India nuclear plant guard kills three in shooting spree

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

US, India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

India's Tata Power licensed to produce Honeywell navigation system

Pakistan bars relief goods to flood-hit Indian Kashmir

Brazil elections most talked about in Facebook history

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

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