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Obama, Hillary laud India, tricolour goes up at NASDAQ
Washington/New York, Aug 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama called India 'a natural friend' and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought a 'stronger partnership' as both leaders greeted India on the occasion of the 62nd anniversary of its independence even as NASDAQ, the world's largest stock exchange, marked the day with display of the Indian flag on an electronic board at Times Square in midtown Manhattan.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 9:49:16 PM

Bollywood icon SRK detained in US, send fans into a tizzy
New York/New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan was detained and questioned by immigration officials at a US airport for more than two hours on arrival to take part in a function to mark India's Independence Day, sending his fans into a tizzy.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 9:25:11 PM

Jeev makes cut at PGA Championship
Hazeltine (Minnesota), Aug 15 (IANS) India's Jeev Milkha Singh crossed the first hurdle as he successfully made the weekend rounds with a second round 73 despite a late bogey in the 91st PGA Championships at the Hazeltine National Golf Club.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 6:52:29 PM

Indian envoy rings in Independence Day at NASDAQ
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) Recognising India's emergence as a global economic power, the world's largest stock exchange NASDAQ marked the country's 63rd Independence Day with display of the Indian tricolour on an electronic board at the Times Square in mid-town Manhattan.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 6:01:09 PM

US India's natural friend, says Obama
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Assuring a 'vibrant and promising India' that it has a natural friend in the US, President Barack Obama has greeted people of India on the country's 63rd Independence Day.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 5:47:04 PM

SRK detained at Newark airport over 'Khan' name
New York/New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan was Saturday questioned for two hours at the Newark airport in the US over his surname and was freed only after Indian diplomats intervened.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 4:29:35 PM

Phelps escapes car crash uninjured
Baltimore, Aug 15 (DPA) US swimming star Michael Phelps came out unscathed after his car collided with another vehicle in his hometown here but would be booked for running a red light and driving with an expired license, police said.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 2:39:03 PM

Clijsters' dream run ended by Safina
Cincinnati(Ohio), Aug 15 (DPA) World number one Dinara Safina cut short the run of Kim Clijsters in her comeback tournament, the Cincinnati Open, beating the 26-year-old 6-2, 7-5 in the quarter-finals.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 2:26:38 PM

'Woman' jailed in men's prison seeks sex change
Vancouver, Aug 15 (IANS) A Canadian jailed in a men's prison here - despite claiming to have always identified as a female - has sought removal of her penis and transfer to a women's prison.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 2:17:39 PM

Special cell to help Chandigarh-origin NRIs
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) A special cell was launched Saturday for the early settlement of legal disputes filed by Chandigarh-origin Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), an official here said.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 2:08:01 PM

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