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US census left out over 1.5 mn minority members


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The US Census Bureau has said that it omitted more than 1.5 million people belonging to ethnic minorities in the 2010 count, though it defended the ... Read more...

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NCTC controversy: Playing politics with terrorism (Comment)


February 25th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Considering that P. Chidambaram, according to Wikileaks, told FBI director Robert Mueller that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) could supersede the states in its probes and trials and that the ... Read more...

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Moroccan planned to kill 30 in US suicide attack


February 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) A 29-year-old Moroccan national detained for trying to attack the US Capitol planned to kill around 30 people in a suicide bombing, sources said.Amine Khalifi considered ... Read more...

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US population grows at slowest rate since 1940s


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) The US population is growing at its slowest pace since the 1940s, authorities said Wednesday.The US saw its population increase by 2.8 million between April 1, ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup football: India slam five against hapless Bhutan


December 5th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Defending champions India toyed with Bhutan, beating them 5-0 with a brace each from striker Sunil Chettri and midfielder Clifford Miranda in their second Group ... Read more...

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Indians not good enough for European clubs: AIFF technical director


December 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Indian football's technical director Robert Bann feels that strikers Sunil Chettri and Jeje Lalpeklua, who are fresh from trials with Scottish giants Rangers, are not ... Read more...

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US ‘on guard’ for terror attacks from Libya: FBI chief


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7(ANI): The United States is "on guard" for terrorist attacks "emanating" out of war-torn Libya, FBI Director Robert Mueller has said.The assessment came a day after the FBI confirmed ... Read more...

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Disney scraps ‘Yellow Submarine’ 3D remake plans


March 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): Disney Studios has reportedly cancelled plans for a 3D remake of The Beatles' 1968 film 'Yellow Submarine'.The new film was being developed by director Robert Zemekis, incorporating the ... Read more...

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US turns down Pak Govt’s offer to trade terror-suspect Aafia for CIA contractor Davis


March 1st, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): The Pakistan Government offered to trade double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis with Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, who is suspected by US intelligence to be an al Qaeda operative ... Read more...

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Egypt’s VP Suleiman demonised Muslim Brotherhood as “bogeyman”: Wikileaks


February 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 7 (ANI): The whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' has claimed in its latest revelation that Egypt's new Vice-President, Omar Suleiman, had long sought to demonise the opposition Muslim Brotherhood as "the bogeyman" ... Read more...

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‘Red’ To Come Up With A Sequel


January 19th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
have done good business in spite of having a star cast which comprised of fifty year olds.The two films Red and Sylvester Stallone’s The Expendables made a business of $439.2 ... Read more...

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A Sequel To ‘Red’ On The Cards


January 19th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
have done good business in spite of having a star cast which comprised of fifty year olds.The two films Red and Sylvester Stallone’s The Expendables made a business of $439.2 ... Read more...

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Arizona Shooting Victim Gabrielle Giffords Responding To Commands, Doctors Say


January 10th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tucson, Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday, a shooting rampage at a meeting in supermarket in Arizona claimed the lives of 6 people and nearly 17 were injured. U. S. ... Read more...

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Congresswoman’s attacker to appear in court today, charged on five federal counts


January 10th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan.10 (ANI): Twenty-two-year-old college drop-out Jared L. Loughner was charged with five federal counts on Sunday, including the attempted assassination of a member of Congress, for his role in ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Headley wasn’t acting alone, said Chidambaram


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram had insisted on having access to Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Coleman Headley, who scouted for targets for the 26/11 terror attack. ... Read more...

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FBI chief regrets remarks about Sikh Americans


December 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) FBI director Robert S. Mueller has apologised to a Sikh American civil rights and advocacy organization for remarks linking Sikh Americans to terrorism at an intelligence ... Read more...

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‘US diplomats harassed in Pakistan for backing India’s n-programme’


December 1st, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan's security services harassed US diplomats in Islamabad, delayed visas, clogged customs clearance and sabotaged security contracts as punishment for American support for Pakistan's civilian government ... Read more...

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Review Of Red: Can It Be Called A Action Comedy?


November 26th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Robert Schwentke.Starring: Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Sarah Parker.Review:**1/2With a big star cast like Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Helen Mirren in 'Red', all of us expected ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar Ropes In Hip Hop Sensation Ludacris For The Music Video Of Breakaway


November 1st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): After shaking a leg with Kylie Minogue and rapping with Snoop Dogg, Akshay Kumar is all set to collaborate with hip hop sensation Ludacris for ... Read more...

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Americans warned of home grown extremism


September 24th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Citing the cases of two Pakistani Americans involved in the Mumbai terror attacks and the failed Times Square bombing, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned of ... Read more...

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Russell Peters In Akshay Kumar’s Breakaway


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With the decision of co-producing the Indo-Canadian film Breakaway Akshay Kumar gets himself a step closer to sealing his longstanding bond with Canadian culture and his ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar ropes in Rob Lowe for ‘Breakaway’


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With the decision of co-producing the Indo-Canadian film 'Breakaway', Akshay Kumar gets himself a step closer to sealing his longstanding bond with Canadian culture and his ... Read more...

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Homegrown radicals changing terrorism threat in U.S.


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.22 (ANI): The rising threat from homegrown radicals makes terrorist plots against the U.S. harder to detect and more likely to succeed, top administration officials are scheduled to tell Congress on ... Read more...

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‘WikiLeaks’ founder has ‘blood of soldiers on his hands’, says Mullen


July 30th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): United States has asked for FBI's help to inquiry into the leaking of more than 90,000 classified military records on the Afghan war by 'WikiLeaks' website, and accused ... Read more...

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Dell pays $100 mn to settle fraud allegation


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 23 (DPA) Computer maker Dell agreed Thursday to pay $100 million to settle a fraud lawsuit by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The regulatory body had alleged that Dell ... Read more...

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485 Arrests Made In Mortgage Fraud, FBI Reveals


June 18th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday, the Department Of Justice declared the launch of an interagency plan to track down all costly mortgage scams all over the nation.Eric ... Read more...

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The American Government Attacks 485 Mortgage Frauds


June 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American Justice Department on Thursday sounded off about its endeavors to demolish the practice of mortgage fraud. The Department has mentioned that it has ... Read more...

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Kutcher was ‘really nervous’ about topless ‘Killers’ scene, says Heigl


June 18th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Ashton Kutcher was 'really nervous' about stripping off for a scene in his upcoming flick 'Killers', revealed his co-star Katherine Heigl.Kutcher plays an undercover assassin in the ... Read more...

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April Pignataro & Michael Curry Have ‘Shark Tank Wedding’


June 8th, 2010 - 2:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
A happy couple in New York have taken the plunge, literally, when they exchanged vows inside of a tank full of sharks. The bride was dressed for the occasion in a white ... Read more...

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Census Takers Attacked, Carjacked And Threatened


May 29th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a horrific report that has recently emerged, it seems that a lot of census workers have been constantly attacked and abused while they were ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes Sequel To Release In December 2011


May 29th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The sequel of the last year super hit film Sherlock Holmes has now got a release date. Distributors, Warner Bros. have declared that audiences can expect ... Read more...

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In Excess Of 113 American Census Takers Have Been Attacked In May 2010 So Far


May 28th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In a rather frightening piece of news, the American Census Bureau has communicated that in excess of 113 census takers have been attacked in ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda websites present growing threat: FBI chief


March 18th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.18 (ANI): Al Qaeda may be using the Internet to recruit and radicalize, FBI Director Robert Mueller testified Wednesday before a House Appropriations subcommittee.Mueller said Wednesday that the United States faces ... Read more...

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Headley case: Intelligence sharing discussed with FBI, says Chidambaram


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 2 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that useful discussions regarding Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) conduit David Coleman Headley and intelligence sharing were held between him and ... Read more...

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Pakistan court stops deportation of top Taliban leader


February 26th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (DPA) A Pakistani court Friday blocked the possible deportation of a top Afghan Taliban leader recently detained in the country, a lawyer said. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, second only ... Read more...

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