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Heavy rain hits US Open golf, Jeev at five-over for first eight holes
Farmingdale (New York), June 18 (IANS) The US Open golf tournament had one of its wettest starts in recent years Thursday as heavy rain forced a suspension of play in mid-morning, with no player having gone beyond the 13th hole in the first round at the treacherous Bethpage Black course here.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 10:11:51 PM

Pilot dies at controls of US-bound passenger jet
Washington, June 18 (DPA) A Continental airlines pilot died at the controls of a plane en route from Brussels to Newark, New Jersey, Thursday, according to media reports.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 10:05:42 PM

India seeks a fair solution to Doha Round impasse
Washington, June 18 (IANS) India has told the US that while a 'perfect solution' to the impasse over Doha Round of world trade talks may be elusive, it should be possible to find a fair solution keeping development central to it.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 9:09:25 PM

US job visa policy could affect Indian investment: Study
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Indian corporates could slow down investment in the US if the strict American policy on issuing temporary visas is not relaxed, says a study by a leading industry lobby and a global consultancy.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:54:47 PM

India Inc has contributed $105 bn to US economy: Anand Sharma
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Indian firms have contributed $105 billion (Rs.5.25 lakh crore) to the US economy between 2004 and 2007 apart from creating 300,000 jobs, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said here late Wednesday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:04:48 PM

Some video games can make children kinder
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Most of us are aware of the relationship between violent video games and aggressive behaviour. But now for the first time, researchers have found that some video games can make children kinder and more likely to help other people.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 3:27:30 PM

We need 'US-India 3.0' in ties: Hillary Clinton
Washington, June 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton turned to computer speak as she called for an 'upgrade' in the US-India relationship to a new version she dubbed 'US-India 3.0'.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 2:14:06 PM

US-India relationship is a good-news story: Hillary
Washington, June 18 (IANS) The US-India relationship is 'a good-news story' that's 'going to get even better,' says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 2:12:08 PM

Brazil want to be Confederation Cup champions: Robinho
Pretoria, June 18 (DPA) Brazilian striker Robinho is hoping that his side will put behind their dismal show in the opening round of Confederation Cup football against Egypt as they gear up for their title defence here.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 2:03:09 PM

Highlights of Hillary Clinton's remarks on US-India ties
Washington, June 18 (IANS) The Obama administration was committed to 'furthering and deepening the relationship with India in every way possible', said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, outlining 'four platforms of cooperation' and stressing that she would make the expanded partnership a 'personal priority'.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 1:14:02 PM

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