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Israel to use all means to stop Iran’s nuclear programme


February 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel supports the use of all possible ways to stop Iran's nuclear program, the country's ambassador to Russia Dorit Golender said Thursday."We are in favour ... Read more...

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Dirt track racing in Jodhpur


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The country's best two-wheeler riders will be seen in action in the opening round of the 2011 FMSCI-Gulf Dirt Track National Championship to be held at ... Read more...

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BP has paid $5 bn to people affected by oil spill


August 24th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) BP Plc. so far has paid $5 billion to people who were affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the explosion of ... Read more...

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“Poor safety culture” onboard Deepwater Horizon led to last year’s massive Gulf oil spill


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): The US Coast Guard has revealed that a "poor safety culture" and "safety management system failures" aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig had contributed to an explosion, which ... Read more...

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Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP boss Hayward may be charged with manslaughter


March 30th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 30 (ANI): Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward could face manslaughter charges in the United States over his role in the Gulf oil spill.Investigators may quiz the Briton on whether ... Read more...

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Obama confident of US nuclear plants’ safety


March 16th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama has said that nuclear power should remain a part of the US energy matrix, while acknowledging the risks highlighted by the escalating ... Read more...

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The most FAQs about microbes and oil spills


February 18th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): The American Academy of Microbiology has created a dataset of the most frequently asked questions concerning microbes and oil spills."Long before the Gulf oil spill microbes evolved the ... Read more...

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Gulf Oil sweep top podium spots in MRF race


February 13th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Team Gulf Oil completed a 1-2 sweep in the third and concluding Formula 1600 race of the MRF Championship with Jukka Honkawori from Finland and local challenger Ashwin ... Read more...

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Command show by King in MRF Formula Championship


February 12th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Jordan King, the 16-year old from Leamington Spa, England and the lead driver for Team Sidvin, scored an emphatic win from pole position in the first race of ... Read more...

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Ashwin Sundar takes top spot in MRF F1600 race


February 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Ashwin Sundar of Gulf Oil Racing team took the honours by default after finishing second behind Jordan King (Team Sidvin) who was docked 20 seconds penalty for a ... Read more...

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Alaska Pipeline Leak Puts Focus On BP


January 11th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Alaska, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The pipeline leak in Alaska has resulted in anxiety that oil prices may soar further upwards and BP shares may end up bearing the brunt. ... Read more...

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Celeb whose tweets influenced news stories in 2010


January 9th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has found that tweets from celebrities like Conan O'Brian, sometimes beat out news organizations and reigned as Twitter's top influencers on big news stories."The ... Read more...

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Lessons that the Gulf Oil spill taught us


January 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Following one of the biggest disasters in recent history, BP boss Tony Hayward admitted to his company's insufficient response to the Deepwater Horizon rig accident in the Gulf ... Read more...

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‘Gulf oil spill criticises BP for disaster, but charges against company is unlikely’


January 7th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): The US Presidential commission on last year's Gulf oil spill has criticised British Petroleum (BP) for its role in the disaster, but reports indicate that chances of it ... Read more...

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Oil Spill Boom Being Recycled to Create Chevy Volt


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors is literally making history with it's innovative methods for using the oil soaked booms which were used during the Gulf Oil Spill crisis, and using them ... Read more...

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BP sued over gulf oil spill


December 16th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Justice Department has sued BP and several other companies for their role in the biggest oil spill in the history of the United States. ... Read more...

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BP Sued By US Government Over Gulf Oil Spill


December 16th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a sensational development the Federal government's justice department has sued British Oil firm BP along with 8 other companies for the infamous Gulf of Mexico ... Read more...

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Obama’s India visit a positive sign: Bobby Jindal


November 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal says one of the things that he likes about Democrat President Barack Obama is his building an economic relationship ... Read more...

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BP ignored warning signs in Gulf oil well blowout, suggests report


November 18th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new report on the oil spill in Gulf of Mexico suggests the lack of a suitable approach for managing the inherent risks, uncertainties, and dangers associated with ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal ‘not interested’ in running for president in 2012


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, has claimed that he is not interested in running for president in 2012.Jindal, a rising star selected by the ... Read more...

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Obama unconnected to reality: Bobby Jindal


November 13th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has accused President Barack Obama of not being "connected to reality on the ground" during the Gulf oil spill and more ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal sparred with Obama over Gulf oil spill response, reveals book


November 13th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, has used his new book to criticise US President Barack Obama over the Gulf oil spill, alleging that he ... Read more...

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UAA Professor Talks About Gulf Oil Spill


November 8th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rick Steiner, professor at the University of Anchorage Alaska and local environmentalist, shared with the audience present at the Alaska Pacific University on Sunday some of ... Read more...

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Gulf oil displaced, killed whale sharks?


September 26th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): As an aftermath of one of the largest oil spill accident in the Gulf of Mexico, the feeding habitat of whale sharks has been destroyed, possibly killing ... Read more...

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Former greats to play in ‘Sixes’ tournament in Dubai


September 17th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 17 (ANI): Cricket fans will get to see former top cricketers in action, as they are all set to take part in Dubai Super Sixes Corporate Cricket League, scheduled to ... Read more...

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Eight failures that led to Gulf oil spill


September 9th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 09 (ANI): BP's long-awaited investigation into the Gulf of Mexico accident has revealed eight catastrophic failures, which led to the explosion.BP accepts its role in the disaster but also points ... Read more...

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Now, solar-power ‘Seaswarm’ robots to clean up Gulf oil spill in 30 days


August 28th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists may bring in a swarm of solar-powered robots to clean up the Gulf oil spill in a record time of 30 days.The robots, named 'Seaswarm', are being ... Read more...

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Is new species of microbe consuming Gulf oil plume?


August 25th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new species of microbe may be consuming the oil spilled in the Gulf, says a new study.Depending on how fast microbes consume oil, the results could be ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt all for ‘death penalty’ for BP executives over Gulf oil spill


August 24th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Brad Pitt said he would be willing to consider a 'death penalty' for all those responsible for the Gulf oil spill catastrophe.He made the claim in a ... Read more...

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Jay Leno Raises $100,000 For Oil Spill Recovery Efforts


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stand Up comedian and talk show host Jay Leno showed another side to his personality as he was seen raising $100,000 towards the recovery of the ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Lands On Martha’s Vineyard For 10-Day Vacation With Family


August 20th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vineyard Haven, Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the American forces leaving the Iraqi soil much before the August 31 deadline and the Gulf oil Spill finally getting plugged after huge ... Read more...

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Coastal air quality post Gulf spill improving slowly: Experts


August 17th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Now that the oil leak has been stopped, UCSF researchers who spent time in the region are saying that one of the risk factors, coastal air quality, is ... Read more...

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New material that turns oil into solid gel could help clean Gulf spill mess


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new material containing soap like molecules, that can turn oil into a solid gel - a property that could help clean the Gulf oil ... Read more...

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Scientists call new gulf spill report ‘ludicrous’


August 6th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists have labelled the new U.S. government report that claims it has taken care of the gulf oil spill as 'ludicrous'.Experts are also warning that majority of ... Read more...

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‘Oil-munching bacteria’ may clean hard-to-reach oil pockets of Gulf spill


August 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have used naturally occurring 'oil-munching bacteria' grown in labs to clean the hard-to-reach oil pockets that occur when oil mixes with sand and organic ... Read more...

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