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Indian-Americans get key spots at Democratic meet

September 6th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) California's Indian-American attorney general Kamla Harris drew from her own experience to describe the November presidential election as a choice between an America with opportunity ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. consumer spending increases by 0.4 percent

February 1st, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday announced that consumer spending increased by 0.4 percent in December 2010 continuing growth.According to the Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis, personal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 2000 foreign criminals have left UK with triple bribes

November 10th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.10 (ANI): Bribes paid to get foreign criminals to leave Britain have tripled in the last month, the UK Border Agency has revealed.When the Government is stripping hard-working families of their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’m not preaching my life choices as a model for other people, says Julia Gillard

July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 28 (ANI): In a candid interview with a women's magazine, Aussie PM Julia Gillard has said that she doesn't want people to see her life choices as a model to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Obama has achieved more than anyone in a generation’

July 12th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) With the November midterm election looming, top aides are claiming that President Barack Obama has achieved more in two years in advancing a solid progressive agenda than ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NYC Wishes To Charge Rent From The Homeless Working Families

April 15th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Short of money, the New York City desires to charge rent, commencing next fall, from working families residing in the public homeless shelters.Last May, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

President Obama signs unemployment benefits bill into law

March 3rd, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama signed on late Tuesday the unemployment benefits bill passed by the Senate earlier, the White House confirmed."During these difficult economic times, supporting American ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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...

Posted in Politics |

White House releases Recovery Act statistical overview

February 18th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act celebrates its first anniversary and the White House issued a brief statistical overview of its operations on Wednesday.Employment has increased with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Senator Evan Bayh all set to retire

February 16th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senator Evan Bayh announced that he is thinking about retirement, and he will not seek a third term in Congress. He is a centrist Democrat from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President Obama responds to Sen. Bayh’s decision to not seek re-election

February 16th, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) – President Obama responded after Senator Evan Bayh’s office announced he would not seek re-election for the U.S. Senate at the end of his current term.“For ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

List of clichés Australians hate the most

January 31st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): A new research has come up with a list of clichés that Australians hate the most.Social researcher Mark McCrindle surveyed 1300 Australians to come up with the list.Respondents ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Modern Brit mums find motherhood more satisfying than full-time work

October 11th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 11 (ANI): A growing number of modern women find more satisfaction in motherhood than in full-time work, a British think-tank has reported.According to Cristina Odone, who wrote the book The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Remarks by the president and the first lady to the International Olympic Committee

October 2nd, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
Bella CenterCopenhagen, Denmark9:21 A.M. CESTMRS. OBAMA: President Rogge, ladies and gentlemen, Mesdames et Messieurs of the International Olympic Committee: I am honored to be here.I was born and raised ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ben Konop Keeps His Cool

July 31st, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by GD
Ben Konop who is the Democrat candidate for the post of Mayor of Toledo in Ohio has had to face some untoward situations recently. Recently in one of his news conferences he ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama to end tax cuts for firms that outsource

February 25th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) In a message that may not be music to Indian outsourcing firms, US President Barack Obama has served notice that he would end the tax breaks for corporations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama calls economic crisis ‘disaster’

January 31st, 2009 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama said Friday that the current economic crisis was a "continuing disaster" for the US families and urged the Congress to approve the multi-billion dollar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Reese Witherspoon admires ex-hubby Ryan Phillippes parenting skills

November 20th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washing ton, Nov 20 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon has nothing but admiration for her ex-husband Ryan Phillippes parenting skills.Witherspoon and Phillippe split in 2007, but they still maintain a pleasant relationship for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Witherspoon praises her ex-hubby

November 20th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Reese Witherspoon is all praise for her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe because he is a great father.Witherspoon and Phillippe split in 2007, but they still maintain ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Campaign trail promises could burden Obamas presidency

November 6th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): The promises made by the 44 th US President elect, Barack Obama, while campaign would be hard to keep as he inherits a financial crisis at home ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World could lose 20 mn jobs from financial crisis: ILO

October 21st, 2008 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 21 (DPA) The global financial crisis could cost some 20 million jobs worldwide, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) warned Monday.ILO Director-General Juan Somavia issued the warning in Geneva, coupled with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beleaguered Brown unveils social mobility wave with free-child-care for 2-year-olds

September 21st, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London , Sept 21 (ANI): Announcing a new wave of social mobility with the objective to support the working women, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has decided to open thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain hikes drinks tax to curb pub rage

July 2nd, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Britain's pubs have never had it so bad. First it was the smoking ban, then a curb on live shows, and now, heavier taxes on alcohol - the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

McCain and Obama tax their throats

June 11th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by David M N James
John McCain and Barack Obama clashed over tax cuts as they seek the US presidency. Obama proposed to raise taxes on income, capital gains, estates and dividends. This was McCain ambush on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Uncategorized, World, World News |

Being a true footie fan doesnt come cheap

June 8th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): The cost of being a football fan in Britain has doubled over the last ten years with the average bill for supporting a Premier League side being ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Senator Barack Obama on this month’s jobs report

June 7th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Today's jobs report is deeply troubling. Last month, our economy lost 49,000 jobs and the unemployment rate saw the greatest rise in more than twenty years. This is a reminder that ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Politics, World, World News |

Obama defeats Clinton in Guam caucus

May 4th, 2008 - 9:18 am ICT by admin
Washington , May 4 (ANI): Barack Obama has defeated his Democratic Party rival for this Augusts presidential nomination Hillary Rodham Clinton by seven votes in the Guam Democratic presidential caucuses.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama blames Iraq war for US economic woes

March 21st, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, March 21 (Xinhua) US Democratic presidential candidate hopeful Barack Obama has blamed the ballooning defence budget due to the Iraq war for the country's current economic woes. "How much longer are ... Read more...

Posted in World |