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Obama poll campaign raises $29 mn in January

February 18th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama raised over $29 million in January for his re-election campaign and the Democratic Party, it was announced Friday.The number once again ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US economy needs ‘jolt right now’, says Obama

October 6th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Urging Congress to pass his $447 billion jobs bill without further delay, US President Barack Obama Thursday said the US economy needs an immediate "jolt"."Our ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

First space walk by Ed White happened 46 years ago

June 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is 46 years since Ed White became the first American to walk in space. In 1965 on this day (3rd of June), White was part ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US President Barack Obama Praises “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Repeal

December 19th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a historic moment for US as the Senate voted on Saturday to abolish the ban on lesbians and gays in US military which is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gulf pet owners abandon their pets due to financial crunch

July 18th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Louisiana, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of the US Gulf are left with having to choose between feeding their families or their pets. Mostly it is the pets, which are at the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Skydivers make ‘Largest Wingsuit Formation Dive’ in US

January 23rd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 23 (ANI): Nearly 70 skydivers from across the globe jumped from up to 13,000ft to make the 'Largest Wingsuit Formation Dive' in the US history.The 68 participants, from 16 different ... Read more...

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Hypertension behind Madoff’s medical centre transfer, says prison official

December 25th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 25 (ANI): Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff did not land in hospital due to assault injuries, the federal Bureau of Prisons has said.The convicted 71-year-old, who defrauded investors of 65 ... Read more...

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Obama mourns Kennedy’s demise

August 27th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IBNS
By Madhu RoyAug 27 (IBNS) A "heartbroken" President Barack Obama has offered moving tributes to veteran Congressman Edward M Kennedy, who died after a lengthy battle with brain cancer.He has ... Read more...

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Farah Pandith play leading role engaging Muslims: Clinton

June 27th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 27 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that as US special representative to Muslim communities Farah Pandith, a Kashmiri-origin woman, will "play a leading role" ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Birthday

February 11th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Two centuries after Abraham Lincoln's birth(on 12th February 1809), new Lincoln's coins are minted. Lincoln has become a subject of an avalanche of new books. Suddenly, everyone wants a piece of ... Read more...

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