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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...

Posted in Business |

Dinos were pretty picky when it came to where they roamed about


October 16th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Scientists have determined that different species of North American dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous period 65 million years ago occupied different environments separated by just a few miles.Hadrosaurs ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wildfires in Russia, Canada create poisonous ring around planet


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Raging forest fires in central Russia, Siberia and western Canada have created an enormous cloud of pollutants covering the northern hemisphere, according to NASA. Carbon monoxide, one of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World’s first sustainable system that converts pet poop into useful soil


May 14th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) – Lawrence Green, CEO of Bokashicycle, announced Thursday that the world’s first sustainable system that converts “pet poop” into useful soil will be presented in late May.The BokashiPetCycle ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Eight Indo-Canadians on Canadian PM’s India delegation


November 15th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 15 (IANS) Lacking a majority in Canada's House of Commons, Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits India from Monday with a delegation of eight prominent Indo-Canadians, fuelling speculation that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Biggest Indian-Canadian landlord eyes India’s ‘dream’ market (With Image)


November 15th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 15 (IANS) Canada's biggest Indian landlord Bob Dhillon, who started his company from the back of his car and now owns more than 6,000 rental properties across the country, ... Read more...

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King crabs dive deep to avoid hot water


July 20th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Higher temperatures near the ocean's surface propel king crabs to deeper waters, with the result that they are found near the surface only off the coasts of Japan, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Global project all set to extract more oil and gas from ground


February 22nd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): An international project is all set to extract more oil and gas from the ground, potentially saving companies billions of dollars.The project is spearheaded by Associate Professor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

10-ton space rock caused fireball in Western Canada on November 20


November 26th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Investigation of the fireball that lit up the skies of Alberta and Saskatchewan in the US on November 20 has determined that it was caused by an ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ultimate Game CardT now available in Canadian stores


November 4th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 04 (Business Wire India): Ultimate Game CardT, the prepaid gift card accepted by more than 200 online multiplayer games, is now available in western Canada at 294 Mac''s Convenience ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits western Canada


August 28th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck near Vancouver island of western Canada Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake took place ... Read more...

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Distant wildfires has the net effect of cooling the Arctic surface


July 23rd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A new study has indicated that wildfire smoke that reaches the Arctic has the net effect of cooling the surface by reducing the amount of sunlight that ... Read more...

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Canadians among worst polluters on earth


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 23 (IANS) The Earth Hour last month might have evoked a huge response from Canadians, but a study shows they are among the worst polluters in the world. ... Read more...

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