MINNESOTA

  • Rare honour: US names mountain after Buxar scientist Akhouri Sinha July 1, 2014

    The United States has named a mountain in Antarctica in the honour of an eminent IndianAmerican scientist whose pioneering biological research expedition has provided critical data about animal populations. Akhouri Sinha, adjunct professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development at the University of Minnesota, was recognised by the...
  • 'Miracle' toddler survives 11storey fall from balcony in US May 14, 2014

    A 15monthold boy has miraculously survived after a 11storey fall from his apartment balcony in the US city of Minneapolis due to his young age and a lucky landing spot. The toddler fell from the balcony of a home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and an anxious crowd of Somali Americans who live...
  • Photos: Farmer builds 50-foot snowman named 'Granddaddy', admits neighbors are questioning his sanity March 4, 2014

    A farmer in central Minnesota has created a towering tribute to winter's excess. Greg Novak says he's invested hundreds of hours to build a 50-foot snowman named 'Granddaddy' that he hopes will wake onlookers from their winter doldrums. And he admits it has some neighbors questioning his sanity.Granddaddy began to take...
  • Fugitive Catholic priest arrested in TN March 17, 2012

    Chennai: Catholic priest Rev Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul was arrested in Erode in Tamil Nadu on charges of molesting a child in the US when he was there during 2004, police said Saturday. Acting on an alert by Interpol, Tamil Nadu police arrested Rev Jeyapaul, 57, Friday evening and presented him in...
  • Twin victories revive Santorum's White House hopes February 8, 2012

    Washington: Former Senator Rick Santorum rejuvenated his presidential hopes on Tuesday with overwhelming victories over frontrunner Mitt Romney in Republican nominating contests in Missouri and Minnesota. Santorum, who until Tuesday had won only one of the first five Republican contests, crushed his rivals in a nonbinding primary in Missouri and in...
  • McDonald's drops egg supplier over cruelty charges November 19, 2011

    Minneapolis: McDonald's Corp said it has dropped a Minnesotabased egg supplier after an animal rights group released an undercover video of operations at the egg producer's farms in three states. The video by Mercy for Animals shows what the group calls animal cruelty at five Sparboe Farms facilities in Iowa, Minnesota...
  • Minnesota baby girl born at 1:11 am on 1/11/2011 January 12, 2011

    St Paul, Minnesota: It's one for the record books. A lot of ones, that is. A Minnesota woman gave birth at exactly 1:11 am on January 11, 2011. That's 1112011. Amy Zeller and Codjo Mensah of Eagan welcomed their daughter, Flora Mensah, at United Hospital in St Paul. Zeller tells KARETV that they...
  • 'Naughty dog' chews up $800 in cash! July 19, 2007

    Minnesota: As if doggy drool on our favourite cushions wasn't enough, now they are laying their paws on our money too. A dog in Minnesota got into trouble when it chewed more than $800 cash! ...