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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 Quake M6.7 - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALANDPreliminary Earthquake ReportMagnitude6.7Date-Time30 Sep 2013 05:55:54 UTC29 Sep 2013 17:55:54 near epicenter30 Sep 2013 09:55:54 standard time in your timezoneLocation30.956S 178.244WDepth34 kmDistances81 km (50 mi) NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand870 km (539 mi) NE of Whangarei, New Zealand891 km (552 mi) NNE of Whakatane, New Zealand906 km (561 mi) NE of Tauranga, New Zealand1129 km (699 mi) SSW of Nuku`alofa, TongaLocation UncertaintyHorizontal: 0.0 km; Vertical 2.6 kmParametersNph = 133; Dmin = 192.4 km; Rmss = 1.55 seconds; Gp = 22°
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PM Meet Sharif, stresses on end to ceasefire violations30092013 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh did some direct speaking with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif laying down the precondition of end to violations of ceasefire along the LoC for progress towards resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue on various issues. It was announced that the Directors General of Military Operations (DGMOs) of the two countries have been tasked to come up with a clear plan to restore ceasefire and the way forward to ensure that it remains in force and in place. No timeframe was set for this but the Indian side said they would like to address the problem as soon as possible. Stability along the LoC and shutting down of the terror machinery on the Pakistan soil directed at India formed the core agenda for Singh in his first-ever meeting with the recently-elected Sharif. Sharif drove to Singh’s hotel New York Palace in midtown Manhattan for the meeting. The two Prime Ministers extended invitations to each other…
Workshop organized by Group of Adult Education JNU30092013 Three day workshop organized by Group of Adult Education, School of Social Sciences, JNU September 29th 2013: A three day workshop was organized by the Group of Adult Education, JNU from September 27th to September 29th 2013 to promote gender harmony on and off campus, specially focussing on the gender discord that gave rise to the shocking mishappening on July 31stin JNU, when a male student brutally attacked a female student and then committed suicide. The workshop was another serious effort in the series of efforts that the Group of Adult Education is making individually on its own initiative to figure out better ways of resolving issues among students related to different aspects of their life, especially those, that they find hard to discuss with others and end up in spoiling their career or life. The theme of the workshop was that instead of adopting a short-term superficial approach of making the system stronger and more…