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Strong earthquake rattles northeastern India

Strong earthquake rattles northeastern India

An earthquake measured at 6.8 hit Sikkim India at 6:10pm local time (12:40pm UTC/GMT) on Sunday. The earthquake lasted about 30-60 seconds and was followed by three aftershocks – felt…

New transatlantic $300m cable saves 6msec

New transatlantic $300m cable saves 6msec

A new transatlantic fiber-optic communications cable is expected to give financial traders a 6 millisecond edge over their competitors, possibly adding more than US$100m to the valuation of a large…

Fuel suspected in Russian plane crash

Fuel suspected in Russian plane crash

Tunoshna airport resumed operations on Friday, two days after a Yak-42D airplane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 43 out of 45 people aboard. The plane, registration number RA-42434, was carrying…

An earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes North India

An earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes North India

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6 on the Richter scale and its epicenter along the Indo-Nepal border was recorded by Indian seismologists on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at 11:30…

Man Dies After Shark Attack At Bunker Bay

A young surfer, James Burden, 21 has died after a shark attacked him severing both legs at 1 pm on Sunday (9pm UTC/GMT). Burden was body-surfing with four other friends…

Pilot dies in plane crash off NSW Curl Curl Beach

A Lightwing Speed Rotax 912 aircraft that took off from Ballina Friday morning crashed into the sea 50 meters off North Curl Curl beach in Sydney at 10:15 am (12:15am…

Australia to be base for Chinese food manufacturing company

Bright Foods Company, a state-owned company of China, said on Monday that it is looking at Australia for growth on a global platform. The management of Bright Foods said Australia…

Hurricane Irene loses steam, heads north

Hurricane Irene loses steam, heads north

Hurricane Irene left New York and surrounding areas well enough to allow its infrastructure and population to resume most of their regular routines on Monday. US markets opened on time,…

Five Day Tripoli Hostage Crisis Ends

Five Day Tripoli Hostage Crisis Ends

Armed soldiers loyal to Colonel Gadhafi released an imprisoned group of journalists, that were captured last week, along with other civilians from Tripoli‚Äôs Rixos Hotel on Wednesday shortly after 3:45…

Formula One arrives in India

Formula One arrives in India

India is set to inaugurate its first Formula One race in New Delhi on the 30th October, 2011. Organizers were in a jubilant mood on Tuesday when the sale of…