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Over a million homes without power in storm-hit US states

August 31st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Over a million homes and businesses in Louisiana, the home state of Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal, and neighbouring Mississippi were still without power as a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US to lease out Gulf of Mexico chunk for oil drilling

January 27th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The US government Thursday announced plans to sell leases for 38 million acres in central Gulf of Mexico for oil exploration to increase domestic energy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Forbes releases the ‘best places to retire’ list

March 31st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forbes has released its list of the best places to retire. The list does not rank the states but just give the list out in alphabetical ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Louisiana ‘laziest’ state in U.S.

July 27th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 27 (ANI): Louisiana has topped a new list of the 'laziest' states in the U.S.Lazy, as defined by Businessweek, is the amount of time people spend engaged in sedentary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vice President Joe Biden To Visit Gulf Coast On Tuesday

June 27th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vice President of United States Joseph R. Joe Biden will visit the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 to check on progress in the recent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Progress reported in efforts to stop the BP’s oil spill

June 6th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
THEODORE, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen on Saturday said that progress was made in effors to slow the British Petroleum (BP) oil spill off Alabama's coast.BP captured ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BP will offer training with OSHA and U.S. Coast Guard to help prepare those interested for shoreline cleanup

May 11th, 2010 - 4:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – BP will offer training in conjunction with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the U.S. Coast Guard to properly prepare those interested in participating in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BP says it will pay for Gulf of Mexico oil spill damage

May 3rd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (DPA) British Petroleum (BP) reiterated Monday that it would take "full responsibility" for the consequences of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and "pay all necessary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oil spill heads for US coast

April 30th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (DPA) US officials Thursday declared the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico to be of "national significance," signalling the full engagement by the federal government and possibly ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Global warming may raise kidney stone disease risk, warn experts

July 15th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 15 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and UT Dallas, have predicted that Global warming may increase the number of people affected by ... Read more...

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