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India poised to grow at 8 percent; inflation worrisome
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Recovering rapidly from the global financial crisis, India is poised to grow at 8 percent this year, but inflation and excessive capital flows could pose a challenge, a gathering of world finance ministers was told Saturday.

Sunday, April 25, 2010 9:05:38 AM

Oil spill looms in Gulf of Mexico after rig disaster
Washington, April 25 (DPA) A major environmental disaster was looming in the Gulf of Mexico as US Coast Guard officials confirmed Saturday that the well under the site of an oil rig disaster was leaking.

Sunday, April 25, 2010 6:45:45 AM

Rain, storm leave thousands homeless in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Incessant rain and a powerful storm have battered southern Brazil, leaving thousands of people homeless, officials said.

Sunday, April 25, 2010 6:16:21 AM

Seven killed in US tornado
Washington, April 25 (DPA) Seven people died Saturday when a huge tornado scrubbed Louisiana and Mississippi with 240-km-an-hour winds, Mississippi officials said.

Sunday, April 25, 2010 5:38:55 AM

IMF assures help for Greece to get rid of debt
Washington, April 25 (DPA) International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn sought Saturday to assuage Greek concerns over his organisation's history as the IMF considers an aid package to help Athens out of its debt crisis.

Sunday, April 25, 2010 5:11:01 AM

Two killed in US tornado
Washington, April 25 (IANS) A tornado hit southern US state of Mississippi, killing at least two and damaging around 20 houses, authorities said.

Sunday, April 25, 2010 4:31:29 AM

Three killed as New Zealand air force helicopter crashes
Wellington, April 25 (IANS) At least three people were killed and one seriously injured after a helicopter of the New Zealand air force crashed, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, April 25, 2010 3:48:56 AM

India poised to grow at 8 percent, inflation worrisome
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Recovering rapidly from the global financial crisis, India is poised to grow at 8 percent this year, but inflation and excessive capital flows could pose a challenge, a gathering of world finance ministers was told Saturday.

Saturday, April 24, 2010 10:39:01 PM

India asks IMF to reshape role in tune with times
Washington, April 24 (IANS) India has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) 'to reshape and redefine its role and mandate' in tune with the times to play a pivotal role in warning about future global crises and help foster strong and sustainable growth.

Saturday, April 24, 2010 10:38:40 PM

Single dinosaur community populated North America
Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that the entire western interior of North America was once populated by a single community of dinosaurs.

Saturday, April 24, 2010 3:46:10 PM

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