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India envoy raises questions about gun use in US


August 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama's call for "soul searching" over Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has raised questions about the free ... Read more...

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US sending envoy to help India cut Iran oil imports


May 9th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) The United States is sending a team of energy experts to help India reduce its dependence on Iranian oil, while acknowledging that New Delhi has cut ... Read more...

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New international prize for South Asian journalists


April 27th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A new prize for journalists and columnists covering South Asia has been instituted to promote new voices in the region, US-based news website the Daily ... Read more...

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NATO attack leaves many, many unanswered questions: Khar


December 1st, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) The NATO attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers "leaves many, many unanswered questions", Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said.Khar told the US National Public Radio ... Read more...

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Michele Norris steps down as host of ‘All Things Considered’


October 25th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) National Public Radio’s Michele Norris has announced that her husband has picked up an offer to be part of President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. Her husband, ... Read more...

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Not surprised at US views on ISI: India


September 30th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India Friday said it was not surprised that the US has "lately discovered" the terror links of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency.Home ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t allow compromise on dignity: Khar


September 29th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan will not allow its dignity to be compromised, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar amid heightened tension between the Washington and Islamabad.The US-Pakistan ties became ... Read more...

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An American scribe’s sideways glance at India


June 13th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) "Sideways on a Scooter", a new book on India by an American journalist who lived in New Delhi for some years, is billed as a "deft ... Read more...

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No conclusive link between cell phone use, cancer: Pulitzer winner


April 20th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Indian American cancer specialist, Siddhartha Mukherjee who won a 2011 Pulitzer Prize for his very first book, says there is no conclusive study linking the use ... Read more...

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Petraeus being considered for CIA top job: Report


April 5th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5(ANI): The US commander in Afghanistan, General David H. Petraeus, is reportedly being 'seriously considered' for the job of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director.According to National Public Radio, Petraeus, ... Read more...

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American broadcasters outraged over BBC World Service Trust’s bid for US funding


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Some of America's rival broadcasters have expressed outrage at the fact that the BBC World Service Trust has applied for the US government funding to help combat censorship ... Read more...

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Rolling Stone magazine and the Associated Press among winners of the 2010 George Polk Awards


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Long Island University in New York on Tuesday announced the winners of 13 George Polk Awards for 2010, including a Rolling Stone magazine reporter for producing an ... Read more...

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Indian Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer loses Grammy


February 14th, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 14 (IANS) US-based Indian jazz pianist Vijay Iyer lost the Grammy for best jazz instrumental album, individual or group at the 53rd edition of the awards.Iyer along with his ... Read more...

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Krishna expresses shock over attack on Egyptian journalists


February 4th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.4 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has expressed shock over the detention and attacks on journalists in Egypt on Thursday.In a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, ... Read more...

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Pianist and jazz promoter Billy Taylor dies aged 89


December 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Billy Taylor, a jazz pianist and composer, has died in Manhattan at the age of 89.His wife, Theodora Taylor, said that the cause of death was a heart ... Read more...

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US court summons ISI chiefs, LeT leaders in 2008 Mumbai terror attack case


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 23 (ANI): A US court has issued summons to the chief of Pakistan's main spy agency, the Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), and some top members of the banned ... Read more...

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Are firstborns smarter than their second-born siblings?


November 25th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study examines whether firstborns really have advantages over their younger siblings.Researchers first examined the status of firstborns among Washington power brokers in 1972."I expected that there ... Read more...

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Humorist Dave Barry Describes TSA Pat Down


November 18th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently, humorist Dave Barry was pulled aside by TSA officials and told that he would have to undergo a pat down because the body scanner could not get ... Read more...

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Humorist Dave Barry recounts his TSA pat down ordeal


November 17th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Humorist Dave Barry has taken a dig at his TSA pat down experience. He described the whole incident as ‘surreal’. He also recounted in detail the ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal- among 12 potential GOP candidates for 2012 presidential polls?


November 13th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): The experience of 39-year-old Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, is being viewed by many as his biggest selling point as one of the 12 ... Read more...

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“Pak Army always in favour of resolution of all disputes including Kashmir”: Musharraf


November 13th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Despite the Pakistan military being perceived as "intransigent" by the world, it has always been in favour of resolution of all disputes, including Kashmir, former military ruler ... Read more...

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“Civil governments in Pak have never performed”: Musharraf


November 13th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): All civil governments in the history of Pakistan have failed to deliver to the people and to the state, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said.In an ... Read more...

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Musharraf refutes allegations about Pak intelligence service’s support to Taliban


November 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has rejected the allegations that parts of Pakistan's intelligence service- the Inter-Services Intelligence- supported the Taliban over the years, saying that such ... Read more...

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Vivian Schiller Apologizes For Comment On Juan Williams


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vivian Schiller, President and CEO of National Public Radio, is under fire for her own comments after firing Juan Williams for his comments on Fox News. ... Read more...

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Brand gets spiritual with his Krishna guru ahead of his Indian nuptials


October 17th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Comedian Russell Brand has apparently been seeking some spiritual guidance - and possibly wedding day advice - from his Krishna guru.Brand, 35, who is engaged to marry ... Read more...

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Osama ordered Mumbai-style attack on Britain


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) US intelligence agencies have said that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had personally ordered Mumbai-style commando attacks on Britain, a media report said Saturday.The Al Qaeda leader, ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi combo hailed as “ambassadors of peace” by western media


September 11th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 11 (ANI): The tennis duo comprising India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has been receiving accolades from the western media for their humanitarian goals and bringing the two ... Read more...

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Veteran Journalist Daniel Schorr Dies At 93


July 24th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran journalist Daniel Schorr passed away on Friday morning at a medical facility in Washington. The highly acclaimed broadcast journalist who was 93 years of ... Read more...

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Veteran journalist Daniel Schorr dies at the age of 93 years


July 24th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran journalist Daniel Schorr has died. He was 93 years old. He breathed his last on Friday, in a hospital in Washington. He was a critical ... Read more...

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Acclaimed journalism legend Daniel Schorr dies at 93


July 24th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Acclaimed journalism legend Daniel Schorr, whose career spanned more than six decades, died on Friday morning, National Public Radio (NPR) announced. He was 93.Schorr was a longtime ... Read more...

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R & B Vocalist, Lauryn Hill, Ends Her Silence


June 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 35-year-old Lauryn Hill happens to be a R & B vocalist, who has conquered the Grammy Award in the past. It has been approximately ... Read more...

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Teen Bill Gates was problem child for mum, says dad


June 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 4 (ANI): A teenage Bill Gates was such a problem child that he and his parents had to go through family therapy for two years, the Microsoft founder's dad ... Read more...

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Top 10 new species of 2009


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and an international committee of taxonomists have announced the top 10 new species described in 2009.On the list ... Read more...

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Nobel laureate Ramakrishnan is India Abroad Person of the Year


March 6th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 6 (IANS) Indian-American Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been named the India Abroad Person of the Year 2009 by the ethnic weekly newspaper. A total of nine awards were presented ... Read more...

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US must hand over drone expertise to Pak: Haqqani


January 30th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.30 (ANI): Reiterating Islamabad's consistent demand of having the drone technology, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has urged the Obama administration to provide it the technical expertise to enable ... Read more...

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