Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (DPA) A maid told authorities in Brazil that she had been kept as a slave for 14 years by a married couple and had not been allowed to leave their house since she was 11 years old.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:32:50 PM
New York, June 12 (IANS) PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi has criticised Washington for not doing enough to control energy prices, which could hurt companies by cutting into consumers' discretionary spending.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 3:20:50 PM
Washington, June 12 (Xinhua) The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) led by former UN chief Kofi Annan has roped in a US aid agency in a mission to help African countries tackle poverty and souring food crisis.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 2:11:11 PM
Havana, June 12 (IANS) Cuba has introduced performance-based salary for its employees, ending the system of equal pay for its workers.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 1:53:42 PM
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Brazil's state-owned energy giant Petrobras will build a new refinery to boost production of gasoline and derivatives for both domestic and export markets as part of a major expansion plan.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 12:52:50 PM
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Amid US allegations that India was derailing the Doha round of global trade talks, Commerce Minister Kamal Nath met with top officials of the George W. Bush administration here on how to take the deadlocked negotiations forward.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 12:47:13 PM
Toronto, June 12 (IANS) A wireless sensor network under development will not only collect data from remote environmental locations but also help monitor them anywhere in the world.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 12:08:27 PM
New York, June 12 (IANS) 'Indiana Jones' star Shia LaBeouf has apologised for using a gay slur to describe his friend in a boozy YouTube video.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 12:07:36 PM
New York, June 12 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton's mother is playing Tom Cruise's wife in a comic scene in Ben Stiller's 'Tropic Thunder'.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:57:59 AM
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Researchers have debunked the hype over a popular vitamin supplement, being touted in ads as a wondrous dietary compound.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:55:37 AM
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