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Chavez will die of cancer in a few months: Report


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's battle with cancer has entered its last stage, and the 57-year-old leader is not expected to live more than a few months, ... Read more...

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US Secret Service agents visited Moscow strip club


April 28th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of a state visit to Russia by then president Bill Clinton, US Secret Service agents had visited a downtown Moscow nightclub known for ... Read more...

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Majority of Israelis oppose unilateral Iran strike: Poll


March 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 8 (IANS) Most Israelis oppose the idea of their country launching an unilateral strike on Iran's nuclear facilities, without US backing, according to a poll released on ... Read more...

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Focus on ties with India: Republican contender


September 30th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) John Huntsman, a leading Republican presidential aspirant says the US needed to focus on ties with India as the US-Pakistan relationship was "a merely transactional ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivar are authentic, says Venezuela


July 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The human remains that rest in the National Pantheon of Venezuela are those of Simon Bolivar, but the cause of his death remains to be determined, ... Read more...

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Cuba releases photos of Chavez recuperating


July 4th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 4 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez begins his daily rehabilitation regimen with a walk after the recent surgeries he underwent in Havana, reported the official Cubadebate web site ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s Reiss dress being offered on eBay


May 27th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kate Middleton’s Reiss dress that she wore when she met President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama at the Buckingham Palace recently has become an instant hit. The ... Read more...

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Cameron telephones Gilani


May 15th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Sunday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani and appreciated the role played by Pakistan in the war against terror, ... Read more...

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Sikhs disappointed Obama is skipping Amritsar


October 20th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Sikh Americans and a leading US inter-religious non-profit organization have expressed disappointment over reports that President Barack Obama has dropped his plan to visit the ... Read more...

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Sikh Americans hope Obama would still visit Amritsar


October 20th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A prominent Sikh American leader has expressed the hope that President Barack Obama would not drop his plan to visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar ... Read more...

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Zed tells that yoga is a world heritage to be utilized by all


September 24th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept.24 (ANI): Indian American leader Rajan Zed has in a statement said that yoga is a world heritage to be utilized by all."One could still practice one's respective faith ... Read more...

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Macca croons ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’ to Bill Clinton on 64th birthday


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 23 (ANI): Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was taken by surprise when Sir Paul McCartney called him up and sang for him on his 64th birthday.The Democrat was delighted ... Read more...

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‘Yemen will be Obama’s Afghanistan’: Al-Qaeda cleric


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20(ANI): American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who has links to Al-Qaeda, has warned U.S. President Barack Obama that he will be remembered as the American leader who got his forces ... Read more...

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Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service enters third year at University of Nevada


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 22 (ANI): Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May 2008, enters third year next month.Organized ... Read more...

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US wants stronger ties with China: Obama


November 14th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Nov.14 (ANI): The United States wants stronger and improved ties with China, said President Barack Obama in a wide-ranging speech on his first trip to Asia as president."I know there ... Read more...

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Italians criticise Berlusconi over ’suntan’ Obama gaffe


September 29th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi's "sun-tanned" comment about the Obamas has not been well received by the Italians.Italy's prime minister made the race gaffe about the US president by telling ... Read more...

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Hindus demand resignation of Indian cricket coach Kirsten over sex encouragement


September 24th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep.24 (ANI): Hindus have demanded the immediate resignation of Indian cricket coach Gary Kirsten for attacking the moral fiber of the country by reportedly encouraging sex indulgence among the nation's ... Read more...

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Statement from Israeli President Peres regarding the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy


August 26th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli President Shimon Peres released the following statement on Wednesday regarding the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy. "Ted Kennedy was a great American leader who was also a ... Read more...

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Historic Bollywood-Hollywood pact signals India’s emergence in world cinema


August 18th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.18 (ANI): Bollywood emerged as a major player in Hollywood on August 17 as Oscar winner Steven Spielberg finalized his funding deal of 825 million dollars, with major chunk ... Read more...

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Sanskrit mantras being used for healing in America and the West


August 12th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.12 (ANI): Sanskrit mantras are reportedly increasingly bringing healing to the West.Many healing centers, yoga studios, etc., are reportedly turning to mantra chanting for various purposes. Mantra CDs by Western ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts will not shoot in original ashram, where “Eat, Pray, Love” author stayed


August 10th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.10 (ANI): Oscar winner Julia Roberts will reportedly not shoot "Eat, Pray, Love" in the original ashram (retreat) where author Elizabeth Gilbert stayed for about four months a few years ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts to shoot “Eat, Pray, Love” in India ashram in September


August 9th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.9 (ANI): Oscar winner Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) reportedly will be in India in the third week of September to shoot "Eat, Pray, Love", and Hindus are concerned about ... Read more...

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Indian American leader rubbishes Vanity Fair’s biased “International Best-Dressed List”


August 6th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.6 (ANI): Indian American community leader Rajan Zed has criticized Vanity Fair magazine's just released prestigious "2009 International Best-Dressed List", saying that it smelled of unevenness.In a statement issued in ... Read more...

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Indian American leader objects to Playboy setting up shop in India


August 5th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevad (US), Aug.5 (ANI): Playboy Enterprises, known for its adult magazine for men "Playboy", is reportedly planning to launch its accessories, apparel, etc., in India by year end "targeting young adults", even ... Read more...

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Hindus seek urgent EU intervention in Hungary to protect Roma


August 4th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nevad (US), Aug.4 (ANI): In view of Monday's apparently racial shooting death of a Roma woman and other reported incidents of violence in the recent past, Hindus are asking for immediate intervention ... Read more...

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Hindus glad that pop icon Madonna finally “woke up”


August 3rd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.3 (ANI): Hindus are happy to note that American entertainer Madonna finally "woke up".Writing an exclusive article in July 31 edition of Israeli daily newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, Madonna wrote ... Read more...

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Pak may see Washington’s November invite to Singh as a snub: Expert


July 21st, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama's invitation to Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to visit Washington in the last week of November is unlikely to go down ... Read more...

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Japanese designer urges Obama to visit Hiroshima


July 16th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake has urged US President Barack Obama to visit the site of the Hiroshima nuclear bomb explosion on the 64th anniversary next month ... Read more...

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Obama not welcome in Egypt, says Al Qaeda


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (DPA) The Al Qaeda terror network has issued a statement warning US President Barack Obama he is not "welcome" in Egypt, it was revealed Wednesday, as the American ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad wants debate with Obama on global issues


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 26 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has expressed his desire to hold a debate on global problems with his US counterpart Barack Obama at the United Nations. Ahmadinejad told ... Read more...

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Barack Obama has yet to get his spy-proof BlackBerry


April 25th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Contrary to previous rumors, President Barack Obama hasn't gotten his super-secure BlackBerry.According to The Washington Times, the American leader will have to long for his souped-up smartphone ... Read more...

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Reagan ‘tried to convert Gorbachev to Christianity’


April 4th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Former US president Ronald Reagan tried to convert Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to Christianity, a close aide to the late American leader has claimed.According to biography, The Rebellion ... Read more...

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Obama’s ‘Dreams From My Father’ triumphs at British Book Awards


April 4th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has scooped the Galaxy British Book Award for his autobiography 'Dreams From My Father'.The American leader, who was unable to collect his trophy ... Read more...

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Obama counsels ‘effective dialogue’ between India-Pakistan (Lead)


April 3rd, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) India and the US Thursday said they will step up counter-terrorism cooperation even as President Barack Obama counselled "effective dialogue" between India and Pakistan after his meeting ... Read more...

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Obama describes Manmohan Singh as a “wise”, “wonderful” man


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Impressed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's persona, U.S President Barack Obama described him as a "wise" and "wonderful" man.The 48-year-old new American leader said: "First of ... Read more...

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