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Toyota recalls nearly 700,000 minivans

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 08:58

Toyota will recall nearly 700,000 Sienna minivans in North America to fix a gear shift defect, the Japanese automaker said on Thursday.

US denies Maduro airspace access for China trip: Venezuela

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 08:10

The United States has refused permission for President Nicolas Maduro`s plane to fly through its airspace when the Venezuelan leader travels to China.

Confusion surrounds F1`s 2014 calendar

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 10:12

Confusion surrounded Formula One`s 2014 calendar on Friday after commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone denied issuing a draft version to teams while officials in North America said New Jersey`s bid for a race was still alive.

M&M USA to set up tractor assembly, distribution centre

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 19:09

Mahindra USA, a subsidiary of Mahindra and Mahindra, Thursday said it will set up by January an assembly and distribution centre, expanding one of the four tractor facilities in North America.

Long-extinct passenger pigeon could be brought back to life in near future

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 15:33

Passenger pigeon, which was once among the most abundant birds in North America, is now extinct because of hunting and habitat destruction but scientists are planning to bring it to life.

US Jain body creates a million-dollar education fund

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 12:31

An umbrella organization of 72 Jain associations in the US and Canada plans to create a one million dollar educational fund to support needy Jain families.

Oldest bone-headed dinosaur discovered in N America

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 11:25

Scientists have uncovered and named a new species of bone-headed dinosaur, pachycephalosaur, from Alberta, Canada.

1st permanent English settlers in North America turned to cannibalism

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 19:36

Newly discovered human bones have proven that the first permanent English settlers in North America became cannibals to deal with the cruel winter of 1609-10, US researchers have said.

$1 million prize for `safe` capture of Bigfoot

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 18:57

Million dollar Bigfoot! A beer maker in Washington state has offered a USD 1 million reward to anyone who can capture a live Bigfoot.

Kesha, Pitbull team up for North America tour this summer

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 15:44

Kesha and Pitbull are bringing their music together onstage as they team up for a tour across the US and Canada this summer.

Human impact on Great Lakes mapped

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 18:55

A comprehensive map shows that how human activities have degraded the North America`s Great Lakes that hold 20 percent of the world`s fresh water.

Massive fund raising campaign in West by separatist Sikh organisations

Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 19:58

An extensive fund raising campaign is being undertaken by secessionist Sikh groups in Europe and North America at the instance of Pakistan`s ISI to revive terrorism in Punjab.