Tag: india

India’s Deadly Heatwave Melting Roads

A devastating heatwave has left more than 1,100 people dead over the past month in India, and photos also show the toll on the country’s infrastructure. Temperatures in the southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana have reached 113 degrees in the past two days, The Associated Press reported. […]

Pentagon Report: China Deploys MIRV Missile

The biggest surprise in the Pentagon’s latest annual report on Chinese military power is the claim that China’s ICBM force now includes the “multiple independently-targetable re-entry vehicle (MIRV)-equipped Mod 3 (DF-5).” This is (to my knowledge) the first time the US Intelligence Community has made a public claim that […]

Russia is creating a $100 billion rival to the IMF

Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an accord Saturday to set up a $100-billion reserve fund for the so-called BRICS — the five leading emerging economies that include Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa. Moscow is expected to contribute $18 billion to the reserve, well behind the $41 billion […]

Saudi Arabia becomes world’s biggest arms importer

Saudi Arabia becomes world’s biggest arms importer – worldnewsreport The Japan Times News LONDON – Saudi Arabia passed India to become the world’s biggest arms importer last year as concerns about Iran’s ambitions increase tensions in the Middle East. Saudi spending rose 54 percent to $6.5 billion last year, […]

Two craters found after bright fireball explodes over Kerala, India

http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2015/03/01/two-craters-found-after-bright-fireball-explodes-over-kerala-india/? A bright fireball accompanied by sonic boom was seen and recorded falling from the sky over Kerala, India on Friday, February 27, 2015. The fireball left behind orange trail as it descended. The phenomenon reportedly happened at around 17:00 UTC (22:30 local time) and lasted for a few […]

Threat to global health feared over drug-resistant malaria seen at Myanmar-India border

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/threat-global-health-feared-over-drug-resistant-malaria-seen-myanmar-india-border-1488746 Drug-resistant malaria detected at the Myanmar-India border could pose a threat to millions across the globe if the resistance spreads beyond, scientists say. “Myanmar is considered the front line in the battle against artemisinin resistance as it forms a gateway for resistance to spread to the rest of […]