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Sikh-Americans confident they shall overcome


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Confident that the Sikh-American community shall overcome the trauma of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, its leaders have sought laws against school bullying, workplace discrimination and ... Read more...

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Olympic beach volleyball: Americans seal third straight gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defending champions Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor won Olympic gold in women's beach volleyball Wednesday, beating fellow Americans Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in ... Read more...

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Kabul pact: Pakistan’s India discomfort makes it hard, says US (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan pose a tough challenge, a Pentagon report said as an American official admitted that a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s discomfort with India makes Afghan accord hard: US


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) As President Barack Obama signed a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan, a senior official admitted it may be "hard" to work due to Pakistan's discomfort ... Read more...

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‘Islam in America’ exhibition opens in Mumbai dargah


September 6th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) US Consul General Peter Haas Tuesday inaugurated a photo and video exhibition on 'Islam in America' at the Haji Ali shrine in south Mumbai.It is for ... Read more...

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US Sikh group highlights post-9/11 bias with video wall


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sikh Coalition, a community advocacy group, has launched a video wall inviting website visitors to upload videos and written accounts of backlash discrimination and ... Read more...

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Obama to address joint session of the Congress


September 1st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama will address a joint session of Congress on the 7th of September. The president will address the lawmakers on the current US economic situation. ... Read more...

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Sikh Americans welcome Osama killing, worried about backlash


May 4th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The Sikh community in America has welcomed the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden but voiced concern that it could revive old prejudices ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama’s State of the Union Full Text


January 26th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The following is the full text of United States President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address given last night in Washington, DC.Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘The Dilemma’ trailer under a spot for having a gay slur


October 10th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trailer of the movie “The Dilemma” was showcased this weekend and it has generated enough controversy.CNN’s Anderson Cooper and the GLAAD have launched a complaint ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ground Zero mosque overshadows 9/11 anniversary


September 7th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By JT Nguyen New York, Sep 7 (DPA) The mosque project two blocks from the World Trade Center is too close for comfort for some who will attend Saturday's memorials for those ... Read more...

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Workers oppose mosque at 9/11 site


August 21st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) A few construction workers' unions have refused to work in building a mosque at the site of the Sep 11, 2001 terror attack in New York, ... Read more...

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Osama warns US against executing 9/11 mastermind


June 15th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 15 (IANS/AKI) Dreaded terrorist Osama Bin Laden has warned US against executing 9/11 terror attack mastermind and other Al Qaeda prisoners, saying the outfit will kill any American it ... Read more...

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Homegrown terrorism, a result of a combination of factors: Ex-Pak envoy


June 5th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Pakistan's former envoy to Great Britain and current Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University's School of International Service, Akbar Ahmed, has expressed the view that ... Read more...

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Adam Carolla Apologizes For His Comments About Manny Pacquiao


April 6th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Manila, Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) U.S comedian Adam Carolla who had recently during a podcast passed some outrageous comments on the seven time world championship winner fighter Manny Pacquiao, has ... Read more...

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Tobey Maguire urges more support for troops after life changing role


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): Tobey Maguire has urged his fellow Americans to show more support towards troops returning from combat overseas after playing a life changing role in a new film.The Spider-Man ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s Alter Ego On Facebook


August 14th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
Former Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin, surely would have been shocked to know that an account under her name exists (obviously unknown to her) on the social networking site Facebook. What can be ... Read more...

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Ex Pentagon Chief, Robert McNamara Dies


July 7th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
Robert S. McNamara, the controversial Pentagon Chief, who instigated the Vietnam war despite speculations regarding whether the war was worth fighting for or not took his last breath on Monday. He was ... Read more...

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Paltrow disses Americans for ‘always having their BlackBerries on’


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jul 2 (ANI): 'Iron Man' star Gwyneth Paltrow has put down her fellow Americans by saying that she loves Spain because people there "don't always have their BlackBerries on".Paltrow, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fans steal DiCaprio’s shoes


June 29th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio was left bare-footed and red-faced on a recent trip to Japan after fans reportedly stole his shoes during a visit to an ancient temple. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bopanna-Nieminen lose in Delray Beach quarters


February 28th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Delray Beach (Florida),Feb 28(IANS)India's Rohan Bopanna and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland put up a spirited fight but could not stop fourth-seeded pair of American Eric Butorac and Bruno Soares of Brazil ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bonos open letter advice to President Obama


January 21st, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): U2 singer Bono has offered his piece of advice on making the world a better place in an open letter to President Barack Obama.Along with placing his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We have chosen hope over fear: Obama


January 21st, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washigton, Jan 20 (IANS) "We have chosen hope over fear," President Barack Obama told fellow Americans as he referred to the threats and challenges before the nation."...These are the indicators of crisis, ... Read more...

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McCain calls audience ”my fellow prisoners”, Obama too flubs line


October 9th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain while speaking to his supporters in Bethlehem, Penn, referred to them as "my fellow prisoners". The presidential race has become the malaprop marathon, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Matt Damon believes going and seeing others problems can end Americas ills


August 11th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): American actor Matt Damon strongly believes that most problems would be solved if people started visiting other countries, and personally experience the conditions there.He says that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Springsteen urges fellow Americans to fight for civil rights for all


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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Redford not to enter politics


November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
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