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Rights activist Cornel West arrested


October 17th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rights activist and critic Dr. Cornel West has been arrested. He was standing in front of the US Supreme Court where a memorial for Dr. Martin ... Read more...

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Gandhi inspired world’s greatest leaders: US lawmaker


October 5th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Wishing millions of Indian-Americans and Indians around the globe on Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, a US lawmaker has said he shaped modern India and the world by ... Read more...

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Samuel Jackson to make his Broadway debut as Martin Luther King Jr.


April 17th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Actor Samuel L.Jackson will make his Broadway debut as Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. in "The Mountaintop", a play that recounts the night before the civil rights leader's ... Read more...

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White House blunder over Oval Office rug quote


September 6th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): The White House has committed an embarrassing blunder over an Oval Office carpet quotation, which they thought belonged to Martin Luther King but in fact, doesn't.The original ... Read more...

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Strategic partnership with India will continue to grow: Obama


August 14th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama today said ties between the US and India will continue to grow and declared that his goal was to make this ... Read more...

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Text of Obama’s message on India’s Independence Day


August 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Following is the text of US President Barack Obama's message on the occasion of India's Independencee Day: "On behalf of my administration and the American people, I wish ... Read more...

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Obama aims to make India-US ties a ‘defining partnership’


August 14th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Wishing India a happy and safe Independence Day, US President Barack Obama has said he was looking forward to his India visit aimed at ... Read more...

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India’s Independence Day: Clinton vows to strengthen bilateral ties


August 13th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.13 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has vowed to further strengthen cooperation and partnership between Washington and New Delhi.In a statement issued ahead of India's 63rd Indpendence Day, ... Read more...

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US committed to strengthening unique bond with India: Clinton


August 12th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Wishing India "a safe and joyous Independence Day celebration", Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated the US' commitment to further develop their "unique" relationship to ... Read more...

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US Postal Service under fire from ‘atheists’ for releasing ‘religious’ Mother Teresa stamp


January 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 29 (ANI): The US Postal Service has come under fire for its plan to release a commemorative stamp in honour of Mother Teresa, as the move violates the country's postal ... Read more...

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Teen sparks outrage with popular Twitter #OMGFacts trend


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A 16-year-old has landed in controversy after posting a tweet on his popular Twitter page @OMGFacts.Adorian Deck created the feed on the popular social networking website in ... Read more...

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US envoy commemorates Martin Luther King Junior


January 18th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): As the United States today commemorates the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., United States Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer noted the debt of gratitude Americans owe not ... Read more...

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Famous January Birthdays


January 7th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranajn Bhaduri, Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With Rowan Atkinson celebrating his birthday on January 6th, the world is lying in wait to watch how other celebrates are going to hold their birthday ... Read more...

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Obamas’ host glittering gala with their distinctive touch


November 25th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.25 (ANI): At their first state dinner on Tuesday night, US President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, made sure to infuse the glittering gala with their distinctive touch.According to ... Read more...

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‘Without Gandhi, there would be no Obama as president’


October 8th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) "I surely believe without (Mahatma) Gandhi - without Gandhi in India - there would be no Barack Obama as president" of the United States. So said John Lewis, ... Read more...

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US envoy to India commemorates Gandhi’s birth anniversary


October 2nd, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer today commemorated the 140th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by joining the inter-faith prayer meeting and memorial ceremony at Raj Ghat.On ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s anniversary a moment to reflect on his non-violence message: Obama


October 2nd, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.2 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Thursday said that the 140th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi should be seen as an important moment to reflect on his message of ... Read more...

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Lincoln may be Obama’s hero, but he’s prefer dinner with Gandhi (Lead)


September 9th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) President Barack Obama, whose hero is Abraham Lincoln, said Tuesday that if he had the choice to have dinner with anyone, it would be with Mahatma Gandhi. Talking ... Read more...

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I would have liked to have dinner with Mahatma Gandhi: Obama


September 9th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that if he could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, it would be Mahatma Gandhi, adding he is "a real ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King’s 45-year-old speech found


April 12th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Dayton (Ohio), Apr. 12 (ANI): As the city of Dayton gets ready to observe 41st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's assassination, halls of Dayton University echoed with his speech whose ... Read more...

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Chennai-educated Anju Bhargava on White House faith council


April 7th, 2009 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 7 (IANS) President Barack Obama has appointed Indian American management consultant Anju Bhargava, who is also an ordained 'pujari' (priest), as the member of a faith-based advisory ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King III inaugurates exhibition on Dr. King, Mahatma Gandhi


February 16th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): US civil rights leader Martin Luther King III inaugurated a special exhibition "Journey towards Freedom" on Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King here today. King ... Read more...

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Hillary says Indo-US relations destined to grow even stronger


February 13th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the relationship between India and the US is destined to grow even stronger.Speaking at a State Department ... Read more...

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US envoy Mulford briefs Indian Government on Holbrooke’’s visit


February 11th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India, David C Mulford, said on Wednesday that President Barack Obama''s special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard C. Holbrooke, would visit New Delhi ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin desperate to be Obamas advisor


January 21st, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Singing legend Aretha Franklin has expressed her desire to be one of the U.S. President Barack Obama''s top advisors.The 66-year-old, a huge supporter of Americas new leader, ... Read more...

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US team to join celebrations for Martin Luther King’s India journey


January 16th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The US is sending a high-level delegation to India in February to commemorate American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King's 1959 India journey to study Mahatma ... Read more...

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Bilawal receives UN award for Shaheed Benazir Bhutto


December 11th, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
United Nations, Dec.11 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto has accepted an honorary United Nations prize conferred on his slain mother and former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. The 2008 ... Read more...

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Clinton, Michelle Obama to be star attractions at Democrat Convention


August 11th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.11 (ANI): Senator Barack Obama''s campaign announced Sunday that his wife, Michelle, will be the star attraction on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention (August 25) in Denver. Following ... Read more...

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