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Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes Indonesia's Java island; local authorities issue tsunami alert
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes Indonesia's Java island; local authorities issue tsunami alert

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Java island on Friday, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.

Cyclone Fani from Space: Satellite images show fearsome wrath of the severe storm
science

Cyclone Fani from Space: Satellite images show fearsome wrath of the severe storm

Fani's fearsome power was caught in action by a network of weather satellites that kept a keen eye on it.

Tsunami caused by the eruption of an island volcano kills at least 62 people
science

Tsunami caused by the eruption of an island volcano kills at least 62 people

Some 600 people have been reported injured when the tsunami hit 9:27 p.m.

Interstellar visitor Oumuamua could be an alien messenger, Harvard scientists admit
science

Interstellar visitor Oumuamua could be an alien messenger, Harvard scientists admit

The possibility that Oumuamua could be a light-sail produced by aliens exists: Researchers.

Sky’s the limit: Could Skymet soon become India’s go-to monsoon forecaster?
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Sky’s the limit: Could Skymet soon become India’s go-to monsoon forecaster?

Skymet uses a combination of three things to get its weather forecasting down to the nail.

Indian-origin World Bank economist Aakansha Pande drowns while swimming at Bali beach
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Indian-origin World Bank economist Aakansha Pande drowns while swimming at Bali beach

A young Indian-origin senior economist working with the World Bank drowned after strong currents pulled her away while she was swimming in a restricted area at a beach in Bali, the Indonesian media reported.

SC notice to centre, 4 states over rising air pollution in Delhi
India

SC notice to centre, 4 states over rising air pollution in Delhi

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the central and four state governments on the plea seeking direction for steps to effectively reduce air pollution in the NCR.

Delhi's air quality has deteriorated drastically, beats Beijing
India

Delhi's air quality has deteriorated drastically, beats Beijing

Delhi's air quality has deteriorated drastically, beating Beijing which is possibly the most polluted in Asia, according a study.

New Delhi vs Beijing: Beyond the 'most polluted' city debate
India

New Delhi vs Beijing: Beyond the 'most polluted' city debate

A recent New York Times article uses data from the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to claim that Delhi’s smog and air pollution is much higher than that of Beijing.

Man, nature both to blame for typhoon Haiyan: Experts
World

Man, nature both to blame for typhoon Haiyan: Experts

Geography, meteorology, poverty, shoddy construction, a booming population, and, to a much lesser degree, climate change combine to make the Philippines the nation most vulnerable to killer typhoons, according to several scientific studies

Sensex regains 16k on good monsoon, rate cut hopes
Investing

Sensex regains 16k on good monsoon, rate cut hopes

The Indian Meteorological Department said the weather conditions are "becoming favourable" for the arrival of monsoon rains over the Kerala coast in 48 hours

India's weather officials predict normal monsoons this year
Economy

India's weather officials predict normal monsoons this year

The June to September rains are crucial for India with 60 percent of its arable land dependent on them.