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US lauds India’s role in eradicating polio

August 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The US appreciates India's role in eradicating polio and the joint effort by both the countries towards ensuring child survival, US representative to the United ... Read more...

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Bill Murray ‘to play ex US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’

March 31st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 31 (ANI): Actor Bill Murray will play former US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in an upcoming film, according to a report.Sources told New York Magazine's Vulture blog that the ... Read more...

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of cancer?

December 31st, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 31 (ANI): Franklin Delano Roosevelt's real cause of death has been a popular subject of speculation for years.The shifting opinions are well documented: that the 32nd president of the ... Read more...

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Clinton speaks sans fee, gets honorary degree

October 17th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 17 (IANS) For once, former US President Bill Clinton, who charges hefty fees for his speaking assignments, spoke free Friday. The venue was Canada's top McGill University in Montreal which honoured ... Read more...

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Manhattan restaurants vying to feed Barack Obama first

September 28th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, September 28 (ANI): Two Manhattan power restaurants, where sitting US presidents have dined for decades, have got entangled in a bitter battle over who will feed Barack Obama first. ... Read more...

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Obama’s first 100 days most productive since Roosevelt years

April 22nd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.22 (ANI): A senior White House adviser has claimed that the first 100 days of the Obama administration have been the most productive since the first 100 days of Roosevelt administration ... Read more...

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Obama family goes to Camp David for the first time

February 8th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.8 (ANI): President Barack Obama took his family to the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland for the first time on Saturday afternoon. Strolling out of the White House residence onto ... Read more...

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US historys best presidential inaugural addresses

January 21st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F Kennedy and Ronald Reagan have been credited with delivering the best inaugural addresses in American history, according to a Live Science ... Read more...

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Renowned sculptor Robert Graham dies at 70

December 30th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Renowned sculptor Robert Graham, whose life size bronze works can be seen across the US, has died aged 70 following prolonged illness.The legendary artist breath his last ... Read more...

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Will G20 take us out of the woods? (Comment)

November 20th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 20 (RIA Novosti) The Washington summit of the Group of 20 (G20) industrialised and emerging economies last week arrived at a general agreement on how to cooperate in key areas ... Read more...

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McCain, Obama don”t like telling lies!

September 24th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.24 (ANI): There is at least one area where John McCain and Barack Obama agree they would not fancy lying to the public. In separate interviews with CBS, both ... Read more...

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New agricultural practices to safeguard resources urged

April 15th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, April 15 (DPA) As rising prices for staple foods have sparked rioting in several countries around the world, a report released Tuesday by a UN body called for changing the way ... Read more...

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UN calls for concerted efforts to control rising food crisis

April 15th, 2008 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 15 (DPA) The UN called Monday for a long-term policy on food grain production in order to avert famine amidst steeply-rising prices that threaten to undermine anti-poverty programmes. UN ... Read more...

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