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US declassifies Cold War n-plan


September 18th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US National Security Archive has fully declassified the most controversial nuclear policy document of the Cold War, the Presidential Directive 59 (PD-59), which focused ... Read more...

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Democrats petition Betty White to speak at the Democratic National Convention


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrats are petitioning for Betty White, the last surviving ‘Golden Girl’ to attend the democratic national convention. Betty who endorsed President Obama, turned 90 years old ... Read more...

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Labor Day Unions Election


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Obama is going to spend part of his labor day campaigning in the United Auto Workers Rally in the city of Toledo where organized labor is ... Read more...

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John McCain supports Paul Ryan


August 13th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lot is now going on in the world of politics and surprises keep on revealing out day by day. It was recently reported that Arizona ... Read more...

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Has Mitt Romney chosen David Petraeus as his VP?


August 8th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was rumored that Gen. David Petraeus has being chosen by Mitt Romney as his running mate. General David is the one who guided the American ... Read more...

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US keen to boost defence trade with India


July 28th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) In a bid to boost defence sales to India, the US is touting the "technical and political advantages" of its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme of ... Read more...

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Ballistic missile defence key area for India-US ties: Carter


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A joint project on a ballistic missile defence system will be "an important potential area" for an India-US strategic cooperation, a key Obama administration ... Read more...

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US Navy to shift 60 percent fleet to Pacific


June 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) The US Navy will send its most sophisticated ships and aircraft to the Asia-Pacific region as it builds up its presence there, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Still not many women-oriented films: Neha Dhupia


June 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia is glad that the portrayal of women on the big screen is changing from the homely, simple and innocent character to a ... Read more...

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Bush to unveil his portrait in White House


May 19th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Former US President George W. Bush will unveil his portrait in the White House later this month, his office said Friday.Bush and former first lady Laura ... Read more...

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N-weapons proliferation a big problem: Hillary


May 7th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Calling nuclear-armed Iran a principal threat to the world, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said proliferation of nuclear weapons is one of the biggest ... Read more...

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Kashmir no excuse for Pakistan’s Haqqani ties: Senator


April 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has said the Kashmir dispute was not an excuse for Pakistan to not break ties with the Haqqani ... Read more...

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9/11 Pakistani mastermind, 4 others sent for trial


April 5th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The United States has formally sent to trial Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, alleged Pakistani mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks, along with four other suspected Al Qaeda militants ... Read more...

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US may turn to India if talks with Pakistan fail: Daily


March 31st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) If Pakistan does not reopen the NATO supply lines to Afghanistan that were closed after an attack on a border post killed 24 soldiers in November, ... Read more...

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India seeks framework to boost worker mobility with US


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Cautioning against "voices of protectionism", India has suggested creation of a framework to help increase the mobility of high skilled workers between India and the US ... Read more...

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Was Osama not buried but body flown to US for cremation?


March 7th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) While former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is popularly known to have been given a sea burial, some emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm ... Read more...

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We can’t wait long for diplomacy to work: Israel PM


March 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared that he will never allow his people to live under constant threat of annihilation from a nuclear-armed Iran, saying ... Read more...

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Romney frontrunner as Republican race hits ‘Super Tuesday’


March 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) As the Republican primary race to pick their nominee to challenge President Barack hits so-called "Super Tuesday", the biggest day of voting yet in the two-month-old ... Read more...

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Official cites terror threat to justify targeting Americans


March 6th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Attorney General Eric Holder cited the threat from Al Qaeda Monday as he offered the Obama administration's first detailed public defense of its claim that the ... Read more...

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Iran increasing lethal aid to Syria: US daily


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Iran is increasing its aid, especially lethal assistance, to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for his crackdown on opposition forces, a US daily has said.Three unnamed US ... Read more...

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India, China growth pushing fuel prices: US


March 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) Amid a national spike in gas prices, the White House has once again argued that there is little it can do to halt the trend with ... Read more...

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Follow your heart to perceive future events


February 26th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) People who trust their feelings - or follow their heart - are able to perceive future events more accurately than those who subdue their feelings, a ... Read more...

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GOP Race: Rick Santorum quizzed over his ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ remarks


February 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The GOP race is heating up between frontrunners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. During a debate ahead of the primaries in Arizona and Michigan, the pair ... Read more...

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India, China fuel demand spiking prices, says Obama


February 24th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Attributing rising oil prices to growing demand in countries like China, India and Brazil, President Obama has accused his Republican rivals of using the pain at ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria and Kal Penn join Obama’s re-election campaign


February 24th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama campaign team has rewarded actress Eva Longoria and others for their unwavering support for the President. In all, 35 co-chairs for the President’s re-election ... Read more...

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US economy on road to recovery: White House


February 18th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) The United States economy is on the road to recovery with stronger job growth expected this year, but income inequality and Europe's debt crisis could still ... Read more...

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N-deal, Iran sanction to figure in Mathai’s talks in US


February 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Implementation of the India-US civil nuclear deal, sanctions against Iran and the Af-Pak situation are among the host of bilateral and regional issues expected to figure ... Read more...

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Ties with India, China no zero-sum game: US


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Asserting that ties with India and China were not a zero-sum game, the United States has said it was strengthening its relations with both as part ... Read more...

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Wikipedia says blackout was a success


January 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales hailed the website's 24-hour blackout protest as a success, suggesting it galvanised opposition to anti-piracy legislation in the US Congress, the ... Read more...

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Obama’s daughters find him embarrassing


January 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Though her father may be the US president, Malia Obama finds her father Barack very embarrassing, her mother Michelle has said.For 13-year-old Malia and eight-year-old Sasha, ... Read more...

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Callista Gingrich is in the spotlight


December 24th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Callista Gingrich has been credited for being the driving force behind Newt’s campaign. In a new revelation, Gingrich revealed that he considered dropping out of ... Read more...

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US to hold major auction of oil and gas leases


December 15th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) The US announced that it will hold a major auction of oil and gas leases in the US Gulf of Mexico.In a statement, the government said ... Read more...

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It was difficult to change my sexy image: Neha Dhupia


December 14th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Miss India Neha Dhupia started her Bollywood career with bold films like "Julie" and "Sheesha", but later she moved to performance-based roles with "Mithya". ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres named as the new AIDS special envoy by Obama administration


November 10th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama administration has named television star Ellen DeGeneres as the new AIDS special envoy. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton announced that DeGeneres will be responsible ... Read more...

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When Clinton called Steve Jobs over Lewinsky scandal


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton had once consulted the Apple boss about how to tackle the Monica Lewinsky scandal during a late night tete-a-tete, Steve Jobs' ... Read more...

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