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Nuclear Plant at Kavali in AP to Go Ahead as Planned: Minister

The planned nuclear plant near Kavali in Andhra Pradesh to be set up in cooperation with Russia is going as per the plan despite some opposition from the local groups, said Minister. Union Minister of State in PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh, in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, said on Thursday said the Site Selection Committee ...

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No Move to Seek Facebook, Twitter Relocate Servers in India: Minister

Undecided about enforcing vigilance or let freedom flow through social media networking, the Indian government has finally given up on demanding Facebook and Twitter to set up servers in the country. Announcing the government stand, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “The government has not decided to get servers of popular social networking sites, like hike, Facebook, Twitter etc established ...

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Earthquake Live: Nepal Hit Badly, Buildings, Damage Update

Location 28.131°N 84.649°E depth=15.0 km (9.3 mi) The earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude on Richter scale that jolted Nepal and northern part of India caused major devastation in the old area Kathmandu, the capital of the Himalayan nation. According to information available, there was widespread devastation in Hanmandhoka area in the old area of Kathmandu. Several casualties were feared as buildings collapsed. ...

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7.5 Magnitutde Earthquake Jolts Nepal, HP, Bengal, Assam

An earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude on Richter scale jolted Himachal Pradesh this morning triggering panic among the people and tremors were felt in Assam, Bengal and Meghalaya. “Tremors measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale were felt at 11.41 a.m.,” Meteorological Office Director Manmohan Singh told IANS. The epicentre of the earthquake was located in Nepal. This is an aftershock as ...

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Wine tastes different depending on where grapes were grown: Study

Even the high-quality wine like Pinot Noir can have different taste and colours depending on where it was produced, says a study. Winemakers the world over that produce Pinot Noir start with the same thing — grapes — and end up with very different products. “We wanted to find out what causes those differences,” said Heli Siren and her colleagues from ...

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Asteroid 316201 Named After Malala, Joins Celestial Fame with Anand

After India’s Chess legend Viswanathan Anand, Pakistan’s teenager education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzahi was given the star status with an asteroid named after her. The Asteroid 316201 orbiting between our solar systam between Mars and Jupiter discovered by NASA astronomer Amy Mainzer was given the name Malala. The discoverer is given the first choice to select a name ...

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Bad Weather Behind AirAsia Flight 8501 Crash?

Weather was believed to be a “triggering factor” in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 into the Java Sea with 162 people on board en route from Indonesia’s Surabaya to Singapore, a met agency said in a report posted on its website on Sunday. “Based on the available data received on the location of the aircraft’s last contact, the weather ...

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NASA discovers Christmas Island in Indian Ocean, takes photo

An island measuring 135 sq km, less than Washington DC, was found by NASA and the news came as the US space agency’s gift to the mankind but the island, belonging to Australia, is in the southern Indian Ocean, somewhere near the spot where the missing Malaysian aircraft MH370 is reported to have crashed. It is a coral atoll, a ...

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Researchers Pinpoint Where Memories are Generated in Brain

An international team of researchers has successfully determined where memories are generated with a level of precision that has been never achieved before. The researchers were able to pinpoint this location down to specific circuits of the human brain. “We have been able to locate the generation of human memories to certain neuronal layers within the hippocampus and the entorhinal ...

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HudHud Turns into ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’; Army, Navy on High Alert

The Indian Meteorological department has upgraded the HudHud into “Severe Cyclonic Storm” as Friday night is witnessing severe rains and storm lashing at speeds of 50 to 60 kmph the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, near Visakhapatnam and Gopalpur, respectively. The Andhra and Odisha coast will witness gusting winds lashing the coast at 135 kmph on Saturday and ...

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