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Canada’s Nexen oil company shareholders approve Chinese takeover for $15.1 billion

September 22nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
CALGARY, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian oil and gas company, Nexen Inc., on Thursday announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed takeover by China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC).The Plan of ... Read more...

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Goa court issues warrant againt Canada-based priest

June 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) A Goa court Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against a Roman Catholic priest at present serving at a church in Calgary, Canada, in connection with ... Read more...

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Brains of birds have a dinosaur source: Study

April 13th, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by ANI
Calgary (Canada), Apr. 13 (ANI): Canadian researchers have opined that the brains of birds can be traced to a dinosaur source.Their new research published in a journal of Britain's Royal Society traced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aparna Sen’s ‘The Japanese Wife’ rated best in Calgary

November 6th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Aparna Sen's Bengali film, "The Japanese Wife", has won the best film award at the recently-concluded Hidden Gems Film Festival in Calgary, Canada.The film, distributed in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Superglue speeds up recovery for heart surgery patients

October 25th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) A superglue called Kryptonite reduces the recuperative period from eight to four weeks for patients who have undergone heart surgery. The glue, named after the mythical green element ... Read more...

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Calgary’s Naheed Nenshi becomes Canada’s first Muslim mayor

October 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Calgary (Canada), Oct. 19 (ANI): Naheed Nenshi has become Canada's first Muslim mayor.Nenshi achieved a staggering win in Calgary's mayor's race Monday by defeating two better-funded candidates, including one backed by Stephen ... Read more...

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A Kitten Extraordinarily Survives A Voyage From China To Canada In A Shipping Container

July 11th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A kitten had spent virtually 45 days incarcerated in a shipping container that had been imported by Calgary (Canada) from China. The kitten has ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Shipped From China To Canada, Kitten Survives Ordeal!

July 11th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Calgary, Canada, July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The crew at Icon Store and Tiling in Calgary were shocked and surprised to see a malnourished kitten confined in it with the order ... Read more...

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Gujarat Petrol Corp-GeoGlobal accord a scam, says Congress

May 29th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 28 (IANS) The Congress Friday charged the state public sector Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) with patronising a defaulting partner, GeoGlobal which owes it Rs.1,250 crore, and alleged the deal ... Read more...

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Palin in hot water over revelations of medical treatment in Canada

March 9th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Calgary (Canada), Mar 9(ANI): A weekend admission by US vice-presidential hopeful and former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin that her family used to cross the border to get medical treatment in Canada ... Read more...

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Military action in Afghanistan, Iraq a failure: Dalai Lama

October 2nd, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Calgary (Canada), Oct 2 (IANS) The US-led invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq has proved to be a failure, the Dalai Lama said here. "In Iran and Afghanistan, it is too early to say. ... Read more...

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Bush has written 30,000 words of his memoir Decision Point”

March 19th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Former US President George W. Bush has written about 30,000 words of his memoir tentatively titled Decision Points that will cover everything from how he found faith, ... Read more...

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Bush says he does not want spend his time criticizing Obama

March 18th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Calgary (Canada), Mar.18 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has said that he does not want spend his retirement criticizing his successor Barack Obama. He [Obama] was not my first ... Read more...

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