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Slumdog star Pinto gets new role
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (DPA) Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who made a splash in 'Slumdog Millionaire', will play the female lead in the new movie 'War of Gods', Variety magazine reported Wednesday.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 10:05:29 AM

US wants India to raise foreign equity cap in defence
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Calling India a 'rising global power', Washington has asked New Delhi to undertake new reforms and raise the cap on foreign equity in Indian defence firms to give more opportunities to US companies interested in defence sales in India.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 10:04:08 AM

'Red is the colour for sportsmen, advertisers'
Toronto, Feb 25 (ANS) Wearing red at top international sporting events like the Olympics benefits an athlete, says a new study.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 9:51:09 AM

US favours direct India-Pakistan talks: Hillary Clinton
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) As the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan prepared to meet in New Delhi, the US said it had encouraged the two countries to resume direct talks at the highest political level.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 9:50:53 AM

Ban tells Israel of concern over East Jerusalem, Gaza
New York, Feb 25 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday raised his concern over developments in East Jerusalem, Israel's heritage sites and the ongoing problems in Gaza Strip in a meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 5:42:05 AM

GM to close down Hummer as its sale to Chinese firm fails
Washington, Feb 25 (DPA) US carmaker General Motors Corp announced Wednesday that it would start winding down its loss-making Hummer brand of sports-utility vehicles after the collapse of a deal to sell the subsidiary to a Chinese company.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 5:02:43 AM

13 killed in criminal raid in Mexico
Mexico City, Feb 25 (DPA) A criminal attack on two families in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca killed 13 people including five police officers, the authorities said Wednesday.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 3:10:54 AM

US Senate approves $15-billion jobs package
Washington, Feb 25 (DPA) The US Senate Wednesday approved a $15-billion package aimed at reviving the sluggish labour market in the US.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:18:04 AM

US court sets March 29 for hearing Rana's case
Chicago, Feb 25 (IANS) A US court Wednesday set March 29 as the next date for hearing the case of Pakistan born Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussein Rana, accused of providing material support for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:02:54 AM

Indian American group seeks action on Sikh's beheading in Pakistan
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A group of Indian Americans has condemned the kidnapping and beheading of a Sikh man by Pakistani Taliban and appealed to India to exert pressure on Pakistan to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 6:52:14 PM

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