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Prostitution scandal claims more US Secret Service agents

April 25th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The US Secret Service Tuesday announced the fate of five remaining agents implicated in a scandal involving agency personnel and prostitutes during a presidential visit ... Read more...

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Now drink containers under scanner at North American airports (Lead)

December 25th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New York/Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Beverage containers also came under the scanner at US and Canadian airports from Friday as the North American countries further tightened aviation security.The Canadian Air ... Read more...

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400 gay marriages registered in Mexico

September 7th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) About 400 same-sex couples have wed in Mexico, six months after the law permitting gay marriage came into effect, authorities said. A total of 398 marriages have been ... Read more...

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Chinese netizens criticize their medical emergency hotline

June 30th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 30 (ANI): The emergency call made by Michael Jackson's doctor after finding him unconscious has unexpectedly prompted Chinese netizens to criticize their country's emergency medical system.Netizens praised the American ... Read more...

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New growth driver for US financial markets is Asia: Vikram Pandit

June 16th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16(IANS) Vikram Pandit, the Indian-American chief executive of ailing banking giant Citigroup, has taken a swipe at recent efforts to prevent US banks that received government capital from hiring foreign ... Read more...

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US, Mexico, Canada calls for lifting pork bans

May 8th, 2009 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (DPA) The US, Mexico and Canada Thursday urged trading partners around the world to lift all restrictions on pork products that were adopted because of the swine flu outbreak, ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly polythene bags to be available soon

March 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) There is good news for people who are protesting the use of polythene bags for their negative effect on the environment. A Chandigarh NGO has tied up with ... Read more...

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Fewer Indians seek US citizenship

July 11th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 11 (IANS) Fewer Indians are seeking American citizenship though they are still the second biggest ethnic group to get the right to live in the US permanently. There ... Read more...

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