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YouTube to live-stream U.S. presidential debates for first time


October 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will face Republican rival Mitt Romney during three presidential debates this month, and all will be streamed live on the video-sharing website ... Read more...

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Obama gains advantage in three swing states


September 21st, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A slew of new opinion polls shows President Barack Obama gaining advantage over Mitt Romney as his Republican challenger scrambles to put his campaign back on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah leaders


September 14th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Thursday slapped fresh sanctions on three leaders of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah for their alleged role in aiding the Syrian government in its crackdown ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asia-Pacific key to Russia’s future: Putin


September 6th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed the importance of the Asia-Pacific region for his country's development.Ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit to take ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Modi attacked for malnutrition remark


August 30th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday drew flak for his "flippant" remark that malnutrition in his state was due to women, especially young girls, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ukraine wants to ban cartoon for promoting homosexuality


August 18th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The Ukraine government's morality agency has called cartoon "SpongeBob Squarepants" a "real threat to children" and wants to ban it as it "promotes homosexuality", the Daily ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US, Pakistan to target Haqqani network


August 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US and Pakistani officials are considering joint counter-terrorism campaigns in Afghanistan and Pakistan that would target the Haqqani militant group, a media report said.The Haqqani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Former Russian spies wanted kids to become same: WSJ


July 27th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS) A ring of Russian sleeper spies -- which included glamorous redhead Anna Chapman -- that was broken up in the US in 2010 intended to turn ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iraq moves against transiting arms to Syria: US


July 24th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US has said that Iraq has moved to prevent its territory from being used for transiting weapons to Syria.State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Murdoch quits as News International director (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun, in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama urges Congress to pass cybersecurity bill


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has urged the Congress to pass a cybersecurity bill to boost digital defence against cyber attacks.On Friday, writing in The Wall ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US missile defence site in Qatar: Report


July 18th, 2012 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US is building a missile defence radar station in Qatar, and construction was due to be completed this month, a media report said Tuesday.The radar site ... Read more...

Posted in World |

News Corp to be split into two companies


June 28th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will be split into two companies for its newspaper business and entertainment operations, it was reported here.News Corp's board voted unanimously to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dharun Ravi not be deported to India: report


June 19th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
North Brunswick (New Jersey), June 19 (IANS) Indian-American Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers University student, would not be deported to India on completion of his sentence for spying on his gay ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tibet virtually again out of bounds, say exiles


June 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 9 (IANS) Tibet is virtually again out of bounds for overseas visitors and the Chinese have stepped up major crackdowns against suspected dissidents in Tibet after two self-immolations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Microsoft buying Nokia? (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 7 (IANS) Finnish telecom giant Nokia, considered among the most trusted brands in India, is going through a bad patch with its shares at an all-time low, triggering ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Microsoft buying Nokia?


June 7th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 7 (IANS) Finnish telecom giant Noika, considered among the most trusted brands in India, is going through a bad patch with its shares at an all-time low, triggering ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama, Romney tied in presidential race: Poll


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Americans are split between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney less than six months before the presidential poll in November, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bestselling teen novels bristle with swear words


May 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Bestselling authors of teen literature often have their rich, attractive and popular characters spout swear words and profanities, a new study finds. Sarah Coyne, professor at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Haley, Jindal in Romney’s VP guessing game


May 5th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) As the guessing game begins about presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, two Indian-American governors, Nikki Haley and Bobby Jindal, figure among the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prostitution scandal: US Secret Service tries image repair (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US Secret Service, disgraced by a prostitution scandal, Friday promulgated a set of new conduct guidelines for its agents, as it emerged that agents ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Secret Service agents visited Moscow strip club


April 28th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of a state visit to Russia by then president Bill Clinton, US Secret Service agents had visited a downtown Moscow nightclub known for ... Read more...

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US confronts China over North Korean rocket launcher


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The White House has accused China of supplying North Korea with technology for a missile launcher that was showcased in a military parade in Pyongyang last ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India needs to make ‘tough choices’: Ajay Banga


April 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Ajay Banga, the new chairman of US-India Business Council, says India needs to make "tough choices" and implement progressive steps to create a welcoming business ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World media looks at Indian missile through China prism


April 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of India's long-range nuclear-capable missile was given prominent display in dailies across the world, including the US, Britain and South Asia, with most ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Exiles seek UN intervention in Tibet


March 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) Worried over the increasing number of self immolation by Buddhist monks, Tibetan exiles here are asking the UN to intervene in Tibet.Concerned over what he thinks ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian Americans are influential players in US media


March 18th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) With two of them governors, four billionaires and over a score sitting in high places in government, Indian Americans not only keep making news but have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sanctions on India over Iran? US says reports highly speculative (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Describing media reports that America has threatened India with sanctions if it does not reduce its Iranian oil imports by June-end as "highly speculative", US ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Politics |

US official warns against perils of ‘financial crisis amnesia’


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has cautioned against the perils of "financial crisis amnesia" in the wake of complaints from those attempting to weaken or repeal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US newspaper chain to charge for online access


February 24th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Gannett, the largest newspaper publisher in the US, at the end of the year will begin charging for access to online editions of its papers.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hacker group Anonymous could cause power outage in US


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Hacker group Anonymous within the next year or two could bring about a limited power outage in the US through a cyber attack, a top official ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Reducing Afghan forces can lead to catastrophe: Minister


February 19th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reducing the number of Afghan security forces, army and police, by more than one-third after 2014 could lead Afghanistan to a catastrophe, the defence ... Read more...

Posted in World |

13/7 blasts: Police remand of four accused extended


February 18th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) A Mumbai court Saturday extended the police custody of four accused in the July 13 serial blasts that killed 27 people and injured over 100 here, ... Read more...

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