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Let market decide on H-1B cap, says US chamber
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) The US corporate world has slammed the Congressional cap on H-1B visas and asked the government to allow markets to determine the number of skilled foreign workers, including those from India, eligible to work in the country.

Monday, August 16, 2010 4:49:57 PM

Murray overcomes Federer to back up Toronto title
Toronto, Aug 16 (DPA) Andy Murray became the first man in a decade and a half to back up a title in Canada, defeating Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 amid an afternoon of rain delays to win the Toronto Masters Sunday.

Monday, August 16, 2010 2:11:21 PM

Four Indian ministers to visit Canada next month
Toronto, Aug 16 (IANS) Four Indian cabinet ministers will visit Canada next month to bolster ties between the two countries which signed nuclear, mining and other deals during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit here in June.

Monday, August 16, 2010 1:04:54 PM

Backing Muslims' right to build centre not an endorsement: Obama
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has clarified that his defence of Muslims' right to build an Islamic complex near New York's Ground Zero site of 9/11 attack was not an endorsement of the controversial proposal that has drawn flak from both Republicans and Democrats.

Monday, August 16, 2010 12:04:58 PM

Get a glimplse of Shakira's life on reality show
Toronto, Aug 16 (IANS) Colombian singer Shakira is set to give fans a peak into her life through a new reality show.

Monday, August 16, 2010 11:51:30 AM

Woman survives ninth-floor fall
Buenos Aires, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) A 21-year-old woman survived a fall from the ninth floor of a building in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires.

Monday, August 16, 2010 10:10:40 AM

Zsa Zsa Gabor asks for last rites from priest
Los Angeles/New York, Aug 16 (DPA) Hollywood diva Zsa Zsa Gabor, 93, has asked for last rites from a priest from her hospital sick bed in Los Angeles, her spokesman John Blanchette told DPA.

Monday, August 16, 2010 6:31:54 AM

Ten dead in Mexico's drug wars
Mexico City, Aug 16 (DPA) Another ten deaths were credited to Mexico's drug wars over the weekend, including four drug gang suspects killed in a chase by security forces in northern Mexico, according to media reports Sunday.

Monday, August 16, 2010 5:18:19 AM

Campbell blasted for calling testimony 'big inconvenience'
Los Angeles, Aug 16 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been urged by a former child soldier to apologise for calling her appearance at the war crimes trial of ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor 'a big inconvenience'.

Monday, August 16, 2010 4:01:12 AM

Apple staff faces probe for selling secrets to Asian firms
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) A senior employee of Apple Inc. has been arrested for passing on secret information of the technology firm to its six Asian suppliers and receiving at least $1 million in kickbacks.

Monday, August 16, 2010 3:30:49 AM

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