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Indian-American banker killed in New Jersey plane crash
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) An Indian American investment banker was among five people, including two children, killed when a small plane crashed into the middle of one of New Jersey''s busiest highways.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 10:17:01 AM

Mexican phone giant delists from foreign exchanges
Mexico City, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) Telefonos de Mexico SAB, the country''s dominant fixed-line telephone company, announced it is delisting its shares from foreign stock exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange and Madrid''s Latibex.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 10:12:12 AM

10 Indians among Forbes'' ''tomorrow''s brightest stars''
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Ten Indians rub shoulders with the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, human rights activist Ronan Farrow and pop stars Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber in a Forbes list of ''tomorrow''s brightest stars''.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 10:01:42 AM

Mexican oil giant to spend $24 mn to repair pipeline
Mexico City, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it planned to spend 329.8 million pesos (about $24 million) to repair a pipeline damaged in an explosion last year that killed 30 people in Puebla state.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 9:53:25 AM

Venezuela aims to boost oil output
Caracas, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) Oil-rich Venezuela will boost its production of crude to 3.5 million barrels per day in 2012, President Hugo Chavez said.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 9:43:38 AM

Mexican comedian gets role in Hollywood sitcom
Miami, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) Eugenio Derbez, known as Mexico''s ''king of comedy'', debuts on US television with a regular part in the ''Rob'' series with comedian Rob Schneider.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 9:32:23 AM

US sanctions 10 Iran shipping firms, including India JV
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) The United States has imposed sanctions on ten Iranian shipping firms affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), including Irano Hind, a joint venture with Shipping Corporation of India.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 9:27:27 AM

US withdrawal marks new moment in Iraq history: UN chief
United Nations, Dec 21 (IANS) Iraq will have a new opportunity to prove that it can put past troubles behind it with the full withdrawal of US forces from the country, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 8:42:07 AM

Indian-origin man among five dead in US plane crash
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A 36-year-old Indian-origin man was among five people killed in a plane crash in America''s New Jersey state, officials said.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 6:03:33 AM

Five killed as small plane crashes in US
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) At least five people were killed when a small plane crashed on a highway in America''s New Jersey state, officials said.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 3:02:12 AM

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