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JPMorgan Chase's Anil Bhalla appointed to USIBC Board
Washington, June 5 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC), an advocacy group seeking stronger US-India commercial ties, has appointed Anil Bhalla, Vice Chairman (Investment Banking-Asia Pacific) of JPMorgan Chase, to its Board of Directors.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 6:55:30 PM

US varsity sets up chair in Sikh musicology
New York, June 5 (IANS) An endowed chair to study and teach Sikh musical traditions has been established in the department of religion of Hofstra University here.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 6:42:41 PM

Oil spills in Uruguay teritorial waters
Montevideo (Uruguay) June 5 (IANS) A collision between two cargo ships near to the Uruguayan port of Montevideo caused a 20 km long oil spill, the coast guard said.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 4:45:58 PM

Scientists find way of protecting computers against virus
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Code Red, a virulent computer virus, wreaked havoc, infecting more than 350,000 machines in 14 hours in 2001, besides causing a worldwide loss of $2.6 billion.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 3:01:56 PM

NASA scientists to create giant telescopes on moon
Washington, June 5 (IANS) NASA scientists will fabricate the biggest ever telescopes on the lunar surface with a mixture of carbon and plenty of moon dust.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:54:05 PM

Astronomers banking on new tech to trace ETs
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Astronomers are banking on a promising new technology to trace extra-terrestrials in the same way that one locates "a needle in a haystack".

Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:34:41 PM

Intense pressure helps cartilage regeneration: study
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Intense pressure, the kind experienced half-a-mile beneath the ocean's surface, stimulates cartilage cells to grow new tissues, a new study has found.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:27:27 PM

Canada first in the world to pass climate act
Toronto, June 5 (IANS) The Canadian House of Commons has become the first parliament in the world to pass a climate act, which commits the country to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 11:55:08 AM

Another Sikh student assaulted in New York
New York, June 5 (IANS) A ninth grade Sikh student of a school here was attacked by a fellow student in another instance of Sikhs becoming targets of hate crime in the US.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 11:11:32 AM

Are microbes the answer to the energy crisis?
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Microscopic organisms could be the answer to the looming fuel crisis in the not too distant future.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 11:03:14 AM

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