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Somdev looking forward to be a regular at Grand Slams
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman, who Saturday became the first Indian in seven years to qualify for the Grand Slam singles main draw, making to the US Open, hopes to become a regular feature in all the four Majors.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 8:36:12 PM

Argentina swine flu toll rises to 465
Buenos Aires, Aug 30 (EFE) The number of people to die of swine flu in Argentina has risen to 465, the health ministry said in a report.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 4:45:03 PM

Federer feels no pressure as a successful season continues
New York, Aug 30 (DPA) Even with the birth of twins a month ago and pressure for a sixth straight title at the US Open, Roger Federer insisted that this is one of his calmest periods in the long tennis year.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 2:31:10 PM

Somdev plays Portuguese Frederico Gil in US Open first round
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Somdev Devvarman has qualified for his first Grand Slam singles event by making the US Open main draw, defeating Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 6-3, 6-2 in the qualifiers at Flushing Meadows.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 2:09:10 PM

Pakistan altered missiles given by US to target India: NYT
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Pakistan illegally modified missiles given by the US for its defence to expand capability to strike land targets, a potential threat to India, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 2:08:29 PM

Wildfire threatens Los Angeles
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (Xinhua) A raging wildfire on the northern hills of Los Angeles has forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as flames spread to 8,100 hectares of land in the area, officials said.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 1:42:48 PM

Health care reform an obligation to Kennedy, lawmaker tells Indian Americans
Chicago, Aug 30 (IANS) US Congresswoman Jan Schekowsky told an audience of Indian Americans, including physicians and other health care providers, that she felt a personal obligation to Senator Edward Kennedy to pass a bill for universal health care in the US this year.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 1:27:14 PM

Shania's birthday video bares her life after split
Toronto, Aug 30 (IANS) Canadian pop star Shania Twain, who split with her husband Robert Mutt in May, offered her fans a peep into her personal life on her 44th birthday.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 1:08:13 PM

Camelot or estrangement: US-India relations in Obama era (Comment)
Hillary Clinton, America's Secretary of State in the Obama administration, made her pilgrimage to India (July 17-21) for the purpose of determining the nature of the relationship which the world's two largest democracies will pursue with each other now that the George W. Bush administration has run its course.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 10:49:48 AM

BlackBerry to offer better browser
Toronto, Aug 30 (IANS) Browsing on your BlackBerry smart phone could soon become a much better experience.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 9:16:44 AM

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