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Toys ‘R’ Us to launch Tabeo tablet for kids


September 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) End of the times when the tablet was primarily marketed to adult professionals, business population or to anybody but kids. The leading retailer of toys and ... Read more...

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Ex-US vice president Cheney has heart transplant


March 25th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Former US vice president Dick Cheney had a heart transplant surgery, his office said Saturday.The 71-year-old had surgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, ... Read more...

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Vice President Joe Biden visits Mexico


March 5th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Mexico on Monday. The visit by Biden comes in the wake of the calls for drugs to be decriminalized. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations


February 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.Xi, who is scheduled to pay an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US think tank fears for Haqqani’s life


January 10th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) An American think tank is worried about the life of Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani, who is neck-deep in the 'memo scandal' ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Biden pays surprise visit to Iraq


November 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 29 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden paid a surprise visit to Iraq Tuesday, the national al-Iraqiya TV channel reported.An Iraqi foreign ministry official told Xinhua that Biden ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michelle Obama booed at NASCAR race


November 21st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The First Lady and the wife of the US vice president got a rude awakening last weekend when they were booed before the start of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Biden presses Congress to pass Obama’s jobs bill


November 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden Saturday urged Congress to pass President Barack Obama's jobs bill "to strengthen the US economy and create jobs".In a weekly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Joe Biden to run on 2012 ticket


October 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Vice President Joe Biden is positive that he will be the running mate of President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential race. The 68-year-old told NBC’s ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US taking 9/11 threat seriously: Biden


September 9th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the administration was taking seriously a credible but unconfirmed terror threat surrounding the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dick Cheney used to keep his resignation letter in a secret place


August 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has revealed that he had his resignation letter signed and placed in a secure location inside his office safe. He revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US vice president ends China visit


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden Monday left Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, ending his six-day official visit to China.During his stay, Biden met President Hu Jintao, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US vice president reaches China on official visit


August 18th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Beijing on a six-day official visit to China.Biden is making the visit at the invitation of his Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US vice president to visit China, Japan


August 5th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden will embark on a visit to China, Mongolia and Japan starting Aug 16, the White House said.Biden would visit China at ... Read more...

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Facebook buys digital publishing company


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook has bought a digital publishing company Push Pop Press that develops technology to help make interactive books optimised for iPad ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Gore to launch global climate crisis campaign


July 13th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A global campaign on climate change featuring scientists, celebrities, business leaders and concerned citizens would be launched in September by former US vice president Al ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US vice president now on Twitter


July 5th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has sent out his first-ever tweet, it was reported here Tuesday.Biden's July 4 tweet asked Americans to think about US troops ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Biden says secrecy of Osama raid plans ‘absolutely amazing’


May 4th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden has described the secrecy of the plans for the raid on Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan's Abbottabad city as "absolutely ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Biden invites Putin to visit US


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 22 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden had a telephone conversation with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and invited him to visit America, a spokesman said.Biden told ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Joe Biden dozes off as Obama delivers speech


April 14th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden nodded off while President Barack Obama went through statistics and policy goals during a speech, it was reported here.The Daily ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia held back by corruption: US Vice President


March 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar.11 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden, has said Russia is being held back by corruption and the Kremlin's reluctance to embrace democracy, adding that attempts to modernize Russia's economy without ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Medvedev, Biden to meet in Moscow


March 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and US Vice President Joe Biden will meet Wednesday in Moscow to discuss Russia's admission to the World Trade Organization and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A pivotal moment in history: Biden


February 12th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden described Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stepping down as "a pivotal moment in history". "What has happened in Egypt will be felt beyond its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mubarak had told US not to topple Saddam: WikiLeaks


February 11th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had advised the former US vice-president Dick Cheney not to dethrone Saddam Hussein, according to leaked US cables.Mubarak warned that by ignoring his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US denies dictating to Egypt


February 10th, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The US is not trying to dictate anything on how Egypt should move out of the crisis engulfing it, State Department spokesman Philip Crowley has said.He was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

White House wants to spend $53 bn on high-speed rail


February 9th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) US Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday announced a six-year, $53 billion plan to create a national high-speed and intercity passenger rail network."As a long time Amtrak rider ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former journalist Jay Carney to take over from Robert Gibbs as White House press secretary


January 28th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): The US Vice-President's Communications Director Jay Carney is all set to replace Robert Gibbs as the next White House press secretary.The BBC quoted Gibbs as saying ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dick Cheney Says He Offered To Quit Vice Presidency Thrice


January 18th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dick Cheney the 46th Vice President of the USA who served during the tenure of former President George W Bush said in an interview given to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cheney believes Obama will only serve one term as president


January 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Virginia (US), Jan.18 (ANI): Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has reiterated his belief that President Obama will serve just one term."I think his overall approach to expanding the size of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak playing “own little games” in bid to maintain control over Kabul: Editorial


January 14th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 14(ANI): While Pakistan has warned the US against any "new great game" concerning Afghanistan, it itself harbours a desire to maintain control over Kabul by "playing its own little ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US committed to withdraw troops from Iraq by end of 2011: Biden


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Jan 14 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden, who is in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders about the future of U.S. troops in the country, has said America is committed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“I never get late in appointment with a General”, says Biden, referring to Gen Kayani


January 13th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden cut down on the time of his interaction with the media at the Prime Minister's House here, as he did not want to be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US patience on Pak’s indecision on N.Waziristan operation running out, warns Joe Biden


January 13th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): Making it clear that the US patience is running out over Pakistan's indecision on military action against terrorist sanctuaries in North Waziristan, US Vice President Joe Biden has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Biden says US troops could stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 if asked


January 12th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 12 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden has pledged that his country would continue to help Afghanistan beyond the 2014 target, which was set by both countries to have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Vice President to visit Pakistan


January 11th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 11(ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden will be arriving in Pakistan this week on a short unscheduled visit.During the visit, Biden, who is currently on a surprise trip to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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