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'Kabali' mints $2 mn from North America premieres

'Kabali' mints $2 mn from North America premieres

Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action drama "Kabali" is off to a flyer in North America. From premiere shows alone, the film has collected $2 million from the US and Canada markets, according to distribution company CineGalaxy Inc.

Potential Vikings site in North America spotted from space

Vikings first came to North America a thousand years ago, according to historians.

Oil rig caught fire in Oklahoma, US

Oil well caught fire in Oklahoma. All the workers and staff members are safe. Firefighters are trying to control the fire.

Freak heatwave pushes winter North Pole above freezing

Freak heatwave pushes winter North Pole above freezing

Temperatures at the North Pole rose above freezing point Wednesday, 20 degrees Celsius above the mid-winter norm and the latest abnormality in a season of extreme weather events.

2016 Copa America to feature six CONCACAF teams

2016 Copa America to feature six CONCACAF teams

The tournament will be played in the US from June 2-26 with the host cities yet to be confirmed.

'Kingsman 2' gets official release date

The sequel to ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ will compete against animated movie ‘Cars 3’.

'Goosebumps' beats 'The Martian' to top US box office

'Goosebumps' beats 'The Martian' to top US box office

Sony's "Goosebumps" beat "The Martian" to win the box office race this week, taking in $23.5 million in its opening weekend from across 3,501 theatres in North America.

Facebook.com up for most users after outage

Facebook.com was up for most users, except in some parts of western Europe, nearly four hours after an outage was first observed.

Aishwarya Rai to seek blessings of the Lord at ZEE’s biggest Ganesh Utsav in the US

Aishwarya Rai to seek blessings of the Lord at ZEE’s biggest Ganesh Utsav in the US

ZEE TV and 1947 media will jointly host the biggest Ganesh Utsav celebration in New Jersey from 17- 21 September, 2015. And the one who will make her presence felt at the gala celebrations is former Miss World- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – who will soon make a comeback with ‘Jazbaa’.

Tallest mountain in North America renamed: White House

 Mount McKinley, the tallest of North America`s mountains, is officially being renamed Denali, the White House said Sunday, on the eve of President Barack Obama`s historic visit to Alaska.

Haryana CM woos Canadian investors with his `single roof'' policy

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who wound up his visit to North America here on Monday, pitched his state as an investment destination to Canadians by citing its `unique character` in India.

5.6-magnitude earthquake shakes Guatemala

 A 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook several villages in southern and central Guatemala Saturday, including the capital, according to the national seismological institute Insivumeh. 

Amazon surprises with quarterly profit, stock rallies

Amazon surprises with quarterly profit, stock rallies

Amazon.com Inc swung to an unexpected quarterly profit on higher sales in North America, its popular Prime subscription service and growing demand for its Web services, sending the online retailer`s shares up more than 17 percent.

Climate, IS group top list of global worries: Poll

Climate change is a big worry in Latin America, Asia and Africa, but the Islamic State group spells more anxiety among Europeans and North Americans, a global opinion poll released on Tuesday suggests.

`Jurassic World` bites into box office, snapping Pixar streak

Another thundering performance for "Jurassic World" at the box office snapped up $102 million for Universal this weekend, handing Pixar a second place opening for its first time.

US wildlife managers declare eastern cougar extinct

US wildlife managers declare eastern cougar extinct

Eastern cougars that once roamed North America from parts of Canada to South Carolina are extinct and no longer warrant federal Endangered Species Act protections, US wildlife managers said on Tuesday.

Scientists to decode the mystery of night-time thunderstorms

Armed with more than 100 scientific instruments, researchers from across North America are set to spend six weeks this summer probing night-time thunderstorms that mysteriously form without a prod from the sun's heat.

Starbucks `gives away` drinks after US system outage

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but fear not because there was free coffee supposedly going at Starbucks in North America on Friday after a major computer glitch.

Amazon revenue beats forecast, cloud computing more profitable than expected

Amazon.com Inc`s first-quarter revenue grew more than expected as rising sales in North America and its burgeoning cloud-computing services unit offset new business investments, boosting its shares nearly 7 percent.

Arris to buy British set-top box maker Pace in $2.1 billion deal

Network gear maker Arris Group Inc said it would buy British set-top box maker Pace Plc in a $2.1 billion cash-and-stock deal to expand its operations outside North America.