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US campaigners hope to engineer GMO labeling laws

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:23

Two decades after genetically modified foods first hit the shelves of American supermarkets, a fight is sprouting over whether consumers should be told more about what’s in their grocery bags.

Thousands of naked bicyclists stage festive Portland protest ride

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 14:41

Thousands of bicyclists, many of them stark naked, poured into the streets of Portland, Oregon on Saturday night for the 11th annual World Naked Bike Ride, a protest that promotes bike riding as an alternative to driving cars.

Royal fall for princess accused of cockfighting

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 10:08

Princess Irina Walker, the daughter of the last king of Romania, was hobnobbing two years ago with European royalty in Bucharest to celebrate the 90th birthday of her regal father.

Brits, Americans feud over world`s smallest park

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 09:06

The British and the Americans are quarrelling tongue in cheek over territory again, this time over who has the world`s smallest park.

US man prisoned in Zumba paid-sex case

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 09:57

An insurance agent was ordered on Thursday to spend 20 days in jail for helping run a prostitution operation out of his mistress`s Zumba studio and watching secretly videotaped sex acts in Portland.

NBA: Knicks beat Blazers to end six-game losing streak

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 09:35

Mike Woodson did not have long to wait for his first win as new coach of the New York Knicks as his team trampled the Portland Trail Blazers 121-79 at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.

Amir’s family says they’ve not yet received official date of release from UK prison

Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012, 09:34

Family members of spot-fixing convict Mohammad Amir have said they have not yet received an official confirmation of the date of his release from the Portland Prison in the United Kingdom.

Infosys BPO to acquire Australian firm for AUD 37 mn

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 19:16

The all cash-deal is expected to be completed by early January 2012.

Poonia qualifies for London Olympics with gold at US meet

Last Updated: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 12:16

Krishna Poonia qualified for next year`s London Olympics after clinching a gold medal in the women`s discus thrower event of the Fling Throw Meet in Portland, USA.

UFO seen over London?

Last Updated: Monday, June 27, 2011, 18:06

The unidentified bright lights were seen over Great Portland Street in west London, The Sun reported.

Portland best airport, LaGuardia worst

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 01, 2010, 11:51

Portland, Oregon`s international airport topped the list as US`s best airport.

NY, Portland among safest cities for kids

Last Updated: Thursday, September 30, 2010, 09:35

Families in NY might be relieved to know they live in safest US city for kids.