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Nevada Assembly in USA to open with Hindu prayers


March 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 12 (ANI): Nevada Assembly will open with ancient Hindu prayers on April 25 in Carson City.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will recite from Rig-Veda, the oldest scripture of the ... Read more...

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US weighs air and sea options to deal with Libya crisis


March 7th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): The US military planners are considering a range of options to deal with the Libyan crisis after concerns were raised that there could be a political crisis if ... Read more...

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Both Nevada Senate and Assembly in USA to open with Hindu prayers


January 29th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 29 (ANI): Nevada State Senate and Nevada Assembly will open with ancient Hindu prayers on February 14 and 15 respectively in Carson City.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will recite ... Read more...

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John Boehner Affair to be focus of a New York Times Expose, NY Post Reports


September 25th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States Senate's Minority Leader John Boehner ignored a question by a liberal blogger on his alleged affair with a lobbyist.Boehner cannot be dodging that ... Read more...

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Nevada Faith-Based Initiatives Summit opened & closed with ancient Sanskrit prayers


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 22 (ANI): Nevada Faith-Based Initiatives Summit in Reno (Nevada, USA) opened and closed with mantras from ancient Sanskrit scriptures on September 21.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed read from Rig-Veda, oldest ... Read more...

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Rajan Zed presented with “Global Civil Rights Award” in USA


August 30th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 30 (ANI): Noted religious statesman Rajan Zed was bestowed with prestigious "Vishwa Nagarik Adhikar Hindu Shiromani Puraskar" (Global Civil Rights Hindu Jewel Award) in California Hinduism Summit in Sunnyvale ... Read more...

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Chemical BPA found on the receipts of the cash registers


July 28th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bisphenol A is used in some cash register to print receipts. According to reports several outlets including, Wal-Mart, McDonalds, CVS, KFC, Chevron and the United States ... Read more...

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California’s first Hinduism Summit to honor Rajan Zed with “Global Civil Rights” award


July 18th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 18 (ANI): Acclaimed religious statesman Rajan Zed will be honored with "Vishwa Nagrik Adhikar Hindu Shiromani Puraskar" (Global Civil Rights Hindu Jewel Award) at California Hinduism Summit, a gathering ... Read more...

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Hindu opening prayer request denied by Australia House of Representatives


July 11th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 11 (ANI): Well known Hindu leader Rajan Zed's request to read opening prayer in Australia House of Representatives (AHR) has been denied.Replying to Zed's request, AHR Speaker Harry Jenkins ... Read more...

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U.S. Senate confirms Gen. Petraeus as new Afghan war commander


July 1st, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States Senate on Wednesday confirmed General David Petraeus as the new commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan in a 99-0 unanimous vote.Gen. Petraeus will replace Gen. ... Read more...

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Barack Obama’s Internet kill switch plan approved


June 28th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama is one of the most powerful man in the world and his powers have been further enhanced this week, after a United ... Read more...

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Hindu prayer request denied by UK House of Lords


June 19th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 19 (ANI): Acclaimed Hindu leader Rajan Zed's request to read opening prayer in House of Lords of United Kingdom has been denied.Replying to Zed's request to House Speaker; James ... Read more...

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Internet ‘Kill Switch’ proposed in US Senate


June 18th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This bit of news is sure going to raise a big hue and cry. As the United States Senate is thinking about a bill, which is ... Read more...

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South Carolina Senate Winner Alvin Greene Faces Felony Charges


June 12th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Columbia, South Carolina, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The victory of Alvin Greene at the United States Senate primary on Tuesday has raised serious about how a lesser known jobless candidate ... Read more...

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Arkansas Election Results May Reflect What The Country Wants


May 19th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Arkansas, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent elections in Arkansas took place for the posts in the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, the Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Rand Paul Wins, Not Only For Republicans, But Also For The Tea Party


May 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kentucky, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Rand Paul won the nomination for the primary election for the United States Senate, from the state of Kentucky, winning against Republican Trey Grayson, ... Read more...

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United States, Russia sign START treaty in Prague


April 9th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by ANI
Prague (Czech Republic) April 8 (ANI): United States and Russia on Thursday inked the new START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) treaty and marked its completion here.Outlining his vision on the nuclear ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian American to key agricultural post


March 28th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 27 (IANS) After waiting for months for the Senate to act, President Barack Obama has announced he would bypass a vacationing senate to make recess appointments of ... Read more...

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Federal prosecutor Hochul confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of NY


March 12th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
BUFFALO, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The United States Senate confirmed on Thursday the appointment of William J. Hochul Jr. as the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York, the ... Read more...

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Former Florida Governor Bush endorses Senator John McCain for re-election


March 11th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Wednesday announced that he has endorsed U.S. Senator John McCain for re-election to the United States Senate, McCain's re-election campaign said."As ... Read more...

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Will John Mellencamp Be ‘Twittered’ Into A Senate Seat?


February 20th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All over Facebook and Twitter today, people have been trying very hard to gain supporters to get John Mellencamp to run for the United States Senate seat in ... Read more...

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McCain endorsed by two former Arizona governors


February 20th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Arizona Republican governors Fife Symington and Jane Dee Hullhave endorsed Senator John McCain for re-election to the U.S. Senate, McCain's office said on Friday.Former governors Symington ... Read more...

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Governor Paterson releases amendments Executive Budget


February 10th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – New York Governor David Paterson on Tuesday released his 21-day amendments to the 2010-2011 Executive Budget.As previously announced on February 3, the State must address an ... Read more...

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Arnie may return to acting, says James Cameron


February 6th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Muscle-man-turned-actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger may return to the big screen, reveals director James Cameron.The 'Terminator' star's term as the 38th Governor of California is coming to an end ... Read more...

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U.S. Court brings second indictment against former IL Gov. Blagojevich


February 5th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Court system has brought a second indictment against former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich with eight new charges, prosecutors announced on Thursday.A second indictment was brought against ... Read more...

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DiCaprio gathers stars for Green campaign


January 30th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Hollywood star and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has gathered stars including Edward Norton, Forest Whitaker and Chace Crawford for an internet campaign in an attempt to change ... Read more...

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Rajiv Shah’s nomination as USAID chief confirmed


December 25th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) The United States Senate has approved the nomination of Rajiv Shah to head the US Agency for International Development (USAID), making him the highest ranking ... Read more...

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Key senators nearing compromise on US climate legislation


December 11th, 2009 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (DPA) Three key US senators has said they had the outlines of a compromise on far-reaching climate legislation that has been stalled for weeks in the Senate. Senators John ... Read more...

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Radio host may give tough competition to McCain


November 25th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 25 (ANI): A Phoenix-based talk radio show host may prove to be a tough competition for Senator John McCain as he gears up for his Senate re-election bid next year, ... Read more...

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After House victory, Obama braces for Senate battle over health reforms


November 9th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) After a hard fought victory in the House of Representatives to push for a major overhaul of the US medical system, President Barack Obama is ... Read more...

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President Obama releases statement on passage of health care bill


November 8th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama on Saturday evening released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Democratic health care reform bill."Tonight, in an historic vote, the ... Read more...

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US House passes major health reform


November 8th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (DPA) The US House of Representatives passed a landmark health reform bill aimed at cutting costs and extending coverage to Americans who lack insurance. The House vote late Saturday ... Read more...

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Election day in November 2009


November 4th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Election Day in USA is the first Tuesday, after the first Monday in November. The earliest possible date could be November 2 and the latest ... Read more...

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Obama mourns death of ‘greatest legislator of our time’


August 30th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 30 (ANI): President Barack Obama led the mourning of Edward M. Kennedy, "the greatest legislator of our time," by delivering an emotional and simple eulogy on Saturday.Obama employed humour, ... Read more...

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Obama Set To Deliver Eulogy At Edward Kennedy’s Funeral


August 27th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
Madhuri Dey According to the sources, US President Barack Obama who was reportedly close to the late US Senator Edward Kennedy, will be delivering a eulogy at the funeral mass of the Senator.The ... Read more...

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