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Indra Nooyi among 18 women leading Fortune 500


May 9th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Soft drink major Pepsico's Indian born CEO Indra Nooyi is one of the 18 women who have shattered the glass ceiling to lead America's 500 ... Read more...

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Woman astronaut to head 100-year Starship project


January 9th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to go into space in 1992, has been chosen to head the 100-year Starship project.Jemison's project will explore what it ... Read more...

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Beyonce to play lead in ‘A Star Is Born’


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Pop star Beyonce has confirmed she will lead the cast in Clint Eastwood's "A Star Is Born" remake.The "Halo" hitmaker, who has previously starred in ... Read more...

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Sir Paul McCartney likes to mingle with fans on public transport


December 12th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney says that he likes to mingle with fans while taking public transport.The singer refuses to let his superstardom limit where he can go out ... Read more...

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Google Doodle Honors Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks’ Bus Ride


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The African American woman Rosa Parks who heralded a new era of civil rights movement by refusing to give up her seat to white passenger way ... Read more...

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BET’s ‘Black Girls Rock!’ Recognizes Accomplished African-American Women


November 8th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated 'Black Girls Rock!' awards that recognizes the achievement of women of colors was aired on the BET network last night to the utter ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris winning in California attorney general race


November 4th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) After a dramatic turn around, Indian-American Kamala Harris is clinging to a razor-thin majority in the race to be attorney general of California. But the ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris clings to lead for California attorney general


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Hours after Indian-American Nikki Haley created history by winning the governor's job in South Carolina, another woman of Indian origin, Kamala Harris holds a razor-thin lead ... Read more...

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Black Women Are Trendsetters Of American Hairstyles


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The African hairstyle is no longer the staple look of the politically defiant in the United States. Once held with a lot of skepticism from the ... Read more...

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Meet the woman whose cancer cells helped save millions of lives


October 4th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): An African/American woman who died in 1951, has been hailed as the person who contributed the most to science, after the cancer cells that were removed from her ... Read more...

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Bethany Storro’s acid attack is a hoax, it is self-inflicted


September 17th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an astonishing incident, a woman has faked an acid attack. Police say they saw inconsistencies in the story of Bethany Storro from the beginning.Bethany told ... Read more...

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Vancouver Acid Attack Victim Undergoing Surgery


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Bethany Storro had just recently returned to her home town of Vancouver, was walking near Esther Short Park on Monday night, a woman whom she had ... Read more...

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Halle Berry Tells About Her Split To Vogue


August 16th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Halle Berry is the first woman of African-American origin to grace the cover of Vogue's September issue. The upcoming issue of the magazine is supposed ... Read more...

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When Michelle Obama gave silent treatment to hubby over flirty women!


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 22 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama had at one time given her husband silent treatment during his presidential campaign because a large number of women used to flirt ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali to visit ancestral home in Ireland


August 9th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.9 (ANI): Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is to visit his ancestral Irish home in September.The former world heavyweight champion has accepted an invitation to see the birthplace of his great-grandfather in ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s new hairdo amazes Germans


April 4th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Apr 4 (ANI): America's First Lady Michelle Obama has once again amazed most after she arrived at a piano concert in Germany with a new hairdo - bangs.Michelle was sporting ... Read more...

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Facing impeachment, Illinois governor cites Gandhi


January 27th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) As embattled Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's impeachment trial began, he hit the media circuit saying he reached into history to draw inspiration from major political figures like Mahatma ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama may don Kai Millas gown on inauguration gala


January 17th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, January 17 (ANI): Michelle Obama may walk hand in hand with hubby-US President-elect Barack in a gown designed by Kai Milla at the Inauguration ceremony on January 20.The first ... Read more...

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Hillary assures Zardari of early approval of 15 billion dollar aid


November 15th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 15 (ANI): Senator Hillary Clinton has assured President Asif Ali Zardari that she would work with the US Congress for early approval of a 15 billion dollar aid ... Read more...

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Obama’s election ‘extraordinary step forward’ for US: Rice


November 6th, 2008 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice praised president-elect Barack Obama for his victory and said Wednesday the US has taken an "extraordinary step" by electing the first African ... Read more...

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Playboy Radio shows ex-producer sues for sexual, racial harassment


September 20th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Terri Hughes, a former producer for the Playboy Radio show "Night Calls", has filed a lawsuit against her former employers for subjecting her to a sexually and ... Read more...

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Black professionals make extra efforts to fulfill white colleagues expectations


August 4th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): A new research has shown that black professionals make extra efforts in their workplaces to fulfill what they believe are the expectations of their white colleagues.According to ... Read more...

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