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US hopes to draw 100 mn visitors annually by 2021


May 11th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The US government has announced a national strategy to attract 100 million international visitors annually by 2021 in a bid to boost economic growth and job ... Read more...

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Obama hails positive jobs data


March 10th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday hailed the positive jobs data and said the nation must keep its "economic engine churning".He was speaking at a Rolls ... Read more...

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China to create 400,000 jobs for ethnic minorities


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) China will create 400,000 jobs this year for ethnic minorities in the country's western Xinjiang Uyghur region, the government said Thursday.Ma Mingcheng, deputy head of the ... Read more...

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Srikrishna panel moots union territory status to Hyderabad


January 6th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) With brand Hyderabad taking a beating due to the agitation for and against separate statehood to Telangana for over one year, the Srikrishna committee has mooted the ... Read more...

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Climate change ‘dangerous for alpine regions’


June 16th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that climate change can cause increasing and unpredictable hazard risks in mountainous regions.Researchers from University of Exeter and Austria said that the Alpine ... Read more...

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Karzai told of Obama visit one hour before touchdown


March 29th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Kabul, March 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to Kabul was shrouded in secrecy and even Afghan President Hamid Karzai was informed about his visit barely an hour before he ... Read more...

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Obama dicusses corruption in talks with Karzai (Lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama put the fight against corruption at the top of his agenda in talks with his Afghan counterpart during a surprise visit to the ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera designs eco-friendly car for Haiti fundraiser


March 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 6 (ANI): Christina Aguilera has designed an eco-friendly car that is set to go under the hammer to raise funds for Haiti quake victims.The singer turned designer and joined ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera designs eco-friendly car for charity


March 5th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Pop singer Christina Aguilera has turned her talents to designing an eco-friendly Chrysler for a charity auction.Aguilera, 29, is said to have teamed up with bosses at ... Read more...

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Aguilera designs eco-friendly car


March 4th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) American singer Christina Aguilera has designed an eco-friendly car for a charity auction. The singer teamed up with bosses at the motor manufacturer company Chrysler to help launch ... Read more...

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‘Restricting H-1B visas is bad for business and the economy’


May 15th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 15 (IANS) Asserting that "handcuffing" employers from hiring talented workers will hurt the US economy, two experts have criticised proposals to limit hiring of holders of H-1B visas ... Read more...

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US increasing troops to halt Taliban’s main source of money


April 29th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 29 (ANI): The United States is increasing its troops in Helmand, Kandahar and Zabul provinces in order to cut off the Taliban's main source of money, Afghanistan's multimillion-dollar ... Read more...

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Gambling threatens U.S. military readiness, says book


April 10th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): A book has warned that a surge of legalized gambling in the last two decade is affecting security and military readiness in the United States.The latest volume ... Read more...

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Doctor-cabbies will be finally allowed to practise in Ontario


June 7th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) The government of Ontario province, the economic engine of Canada, will soon make a law that will allow foreign-trained doctors - so long left to drive cabs - ... Read more...

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