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Never thought of Hindi films: Nagarjuna


September 21st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, son of veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, says he was never keen on entering Bollywood."I never had a Hindi cinema dream. ... Read more...

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Obama gains advantage in three swing states


September 21st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A slew of new opinion polls shows President Barack Obama gaining advantage over Mitt Romney as his Republican challenger scrambles to put his campaign back on ... Read more...

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I wasn’t going to call it Playboy: Hugh Hefner (With Images)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Playboy chief Hugh Hefner says initially he wanted to call his world-famous magazine Stag Party but decided to change it to Playboy at the last ... Read more...

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Saudi money helping spread of harsher Islam: Rushdie


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Well-known writer Salman Rushdie Monday said that a harsher version of Islam was spreading with the help of Saudi Arabia's oil money."What has developed now ... Read more...

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US on alert as protests over anti-Islam video spread (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As protestors took to the streets in at least 12 nations over an anti-Islam video, US missions across the Middle East kept security forces at the ... Read more...

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US warns of more violence over anti-Islam video


September 14th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) With anti-US protests over an anti-Islam video spreading to 11 nations, Washington braced for a growing furore threatening US interests abroad and at home ahead of ... Read more...

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US deploys drones, destroyers to hunt for envoy’s killers


September 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US is deploying warships and surveillance drones in its hunt for those who killed four US diplomatic staffers in Libya, CNN reported Thursday.US ambassador ... Read more...

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Missing Chinese leader sends condolences


September 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who disappeared from public view weeks before a Communist Party congress, has sent condolences over the death of an official, a media ... Read more...

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US sends warships to Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Navy has sent two destroyers to Libyan waters after an American ambassador was killed in that country, a media report said Wednesday.The ships ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three of his staff were killed as an armed mob apparently incensed over a US-made film critical ... Read more...

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Aamir inspired me to take up ‘Prithvi’: Kannada actor Puneeth


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, youngest son of late actor Rajkumar, is a huge fan of Aamir Khan and says the Bollywood star inspired him ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi consulate attack (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in a rocket attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in attack over movie (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya was killed in a rocket attack by unidentified armed men who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, ... Read more...

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I may be killed, fears Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) "I'm scared," said Rimsa Masih, a teenaged Christian girl in Pakistan who faced a life sentence for allegedly buring pages of the Quran but has now ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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Venezuela drops arms trafficking charges against US ship


September 10th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Venezuelan authorities have dropped charges of arms trafficking against the crew of a US-flagged cargo ship, CNN reported.The Ocean Atlas ship with its captain and 14 ... Read more...

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Policeman in Obama motorcade dies in accident


September 10th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A police motorcyclist in US President Barack Obama's motorcade died in Florida after a serious highway accident, CNN reported Monday.Police and White House officials said ... Read more...

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Obama has 5 point lead over Romney: Poll


September 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has opened up a five point lead, his largest margin since early July, over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, in Gallup's daily ... Read more...

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Putin spokesman hopes ties with US ‘remain good’


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, has said he hopes Russia's relations with the US will remain good regardless of who wins the ... Read more...

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Putin ready to work with next US president


September 6th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to work with the next US president regardless of who wins in the November elections, so long as the person is ready ... Read more...

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US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government extracts apology (Intro Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", The Washington Post described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over ... Read more...

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Washington Post denies apologising for PM article


September 6th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Washington Post Wednesday denied it has offered an apology for an article which described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat ... Read more...

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Over 150,000 without power in Bobby Jindal’s Louisiana


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) Nearly a week after Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Gulf Coast, tens of thousands of people in Indian American governor Bobby Jindal's home state of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pilot killed in US air show crash


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A plane performing at an air show in the US crashed and exploded, killing the pilot in front of thousands of spectators, CNN reported Sunday.The crash ... Read more...

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The questions that Unmukt Chand raised (Comment)


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
On Aug 26, at 12.47 on the Sunday afternoon, Udit Bhatia, an old student of St. Stephen's College, became the first man on the planet to link Unmukt Chand, the ... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuated as storm floods homes in Bobby Jindal’s state


August 30th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Though downgraded from a hurricane, a slow-moving tropical storm Issac still packed a punch flooding homes and pushing water over the top of several levees ... Read more...

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As hurricane hits home, Bobby Jindal takes charge


August 29th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Hurricane Isaac hit southeast Louisiana on the eve of the seventh anniversary of catastrophic Hurricane Katrina, the state's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal warned residents ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney locked in close race: polls


August 25th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney remain locked closely in the race for the White House, according to two new polls released ... Read more...

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Apple awarded $1 bn in patent fight with Samsung


August 25th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Apple scored a huge victory as a federal jury in California found rival Samsung guilty of "wilful" violations of a number of Apple's patents and awarded ... Read more...

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New York gunman kills one; shot dead (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) A disgruntled former employee of a firm inside the Empire State Building in New York Friday shot a former male co-worker in the head in ... Read more...

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New York gunman kills one, injures 10; shot dead (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others were injured Friday when a gunman started shooting indiscriminately at people in front of the Empire State Building ... Read more...

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Gunman kills five in New York, shot dead (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) A gunman Friday shot dead at least five people in front of the Empire State Building in New York, but was later killed by police, ... Read more...

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US hit by worst outbreak of deadly West Nile virus


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) The United States has been hit hard by the largest ever outbreak of West Nile virus, spread mostly by mosquito bites, that has killed 47 people ... Read more...

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Fareed Zakaria quits Yale board


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Haven (Connecticut), Aug 22 (IANS) Hit by plagiarism charges, celebrated Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria has resigned from the board of Ivy League Yale University, citing the need to focus ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice breaks into all-male US golf club


August 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, a key architect of the landmark India-US civil nuclear deal, has broken into one of America's staunchest boys' ... Read more...

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