05 Oct 2015
Washington: Researchers have found the fossil record of the earliest North American coral species that reappeared after the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction event more that 200 million years ago.
08 Apr 2014
Singapore: Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Monday on renewed fears about Ukraine after pro-Russian protesters seized government buildings in the eastern city of Donetsk.
07 May 2012
Oil prices extended losses in Asian trade on Monday, as French and Greek election results stoked investor concerns over the eurozone debt crisis, while disappointing US economic data also weighed.
26 Sep 2015
Shillong: An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted India's Northeastern states and parts of Bhutan yesterday night, officials said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.
21 Sep 2015
Davidson: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri all but assured himself of a PGA Tour card for the coming season after signing off a creditable tied 16th at the Small Business Connection Championships here.
08 Sep 2015
London: A fossil sea turtle from Colombia that is at least 120 million years old is the world's oldest, scientists have determined. The almost completely preserved skeleton from the Cretaceous period, with a length of nearly two metres, shows all of the characteristic traits of modern marine turtles.
27 Apr 2015
Singapore: Brent crude prices held near a 4-1/2 month high above USD 65 a barrel on Monday, supported by concerns over fighting in Yemen disrupting Middle East supplies and signs that U.S. shale output may have started to decline.
16 Jun 2011
Oil was up in Asian trade on Thursday as traders engaged in bargain-hunting after crude prices slid below USD 95 per barrel in overnight trade, analysts said.
07 Sep 2015
Seoul: North and South Korean Red Cross officials kicked off talks today on organising a rare and emotional reunion for families separated by the Korean War. The discussions at the border truce village of Panmunjom are the product of an agreement the two Koreas reached two weeks ago to end a dangerous military standoff and reduce cross-border tensions.
27 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The government yesterday agreed to pay states like Gujarat and Assam, from its annual budget, the difference between royalty paid by operators of some oil fields as per their contract and actual prevailing rate.