Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Rising sea levels, melting glaciers, intense rainstorms and more frequent heat waves are among the effects of climate change, add to these the latest risk, increased levels of avian flu virus transmission in wild birds, says researchers.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 1:57:06 PM
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Flu virus can be transmitted even before the appearance of their symptoms as experiments with ferrets (European polecat) have shown, according to a study.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 1:21:16 PM
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston and her fiance Justin Theroux stepped out for a dinner with actress Courteney Cox at the Sunset Tower Hotel's Tower Bar here.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 1:17:16 PM
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, has made a large deep-water light crude discovery in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, President Felipe Calderon said Wednesday.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 10:28:46 AM
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) South Korean automaker Hyundai Motors Company's Mexican unit said it planned to invest $130 million in a new plant that will manufacture aluminum auto parts in Tijuana, a border city in the northwestern state of Baja California.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 10:14:16 AM
Bogota, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A consortium made up of Brazil's Camargo Correa S.A. and Colombian firms Constructora Conconcreto S.A. and Coninsa Ramon H. S.A. has been awarded a contract to build what will be Colombia's largest hydroelectric dam, officials said.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 10:07:06 AM
Tampa, Florida, Aug 30 (IANS) Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan has accepted the Republican vice-presidential nomination, saying time is running out to solve America's fiscal problems, but they can do it if elected in November.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:32:07 AM
Caracas, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A small plane carrying drugs crashed into a mountain in the northwestern state of Lara, killing the pilot, the Venezuelan interior ministry said.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:16:37 AM
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Though downgraded from a hurricane, a slow-moving tropical storm Issac still packed a punch flooding homes and pushing water over the top of several levees in Louisiana and Mississippi, reports from these southern states said.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:10:27 AM
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Isabella and Jayden have become the most popular baby names in New York City for the third year in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 7:01:57 AM
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