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Tri-Valley University head indicted in visa fraud
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The president of the California-based Tri-Valley University, whose closure affected nearly 1,500 Indian students, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on the allegations of visa fraud and money laundering.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 6:57:42 PM

Pakistan 'involved or incompetent', says furious US
Washington/New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Two days after Osama bin Laden's dramatic killing, the US Wednesday described its ties with Islamabad as 'complicated' with the CIA chief saying that Pakistan was either 'involved or incompetent' in la'affaire Osama.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 6:56:52 PM

US revises story of Osama's killing; says he was not armed
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was not armed, but put up resistance during the US raid, US officials say offering a revised narrative about the operation that killed the world's most wanted terrorist.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 6:56:51 PM

Vietnam to sort out land issues for Tata Steel plant
Hanoi, May 4 (IANS) Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung Wednesday assured the visiting Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee that issues related to land acquisition for the proposed $5 billion integrated steel plant by Tata Steel would be resolved soon.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 6:18:27 PM

Obama support gets a spike with Osama killing: Poll
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Support for US President Barack Obama has risen sharply following the killing of Osama bin Laden by American military forces in Pakistan, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 6:13:53 PM

Pakistan either incompetent or involved: CIA chief
Washington, May 4 (IANS) CIA Director Leon Panetta has told US lawmakers that Washington is trying to get to the bottom of Pakistan's 'troubling' role in its professed ignorance about Osama bin Laden's whereabouts and whether it was either involved or incompetent.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 5:59:36 PM

Weisz to play evil witch in 'Oz: The Great...' movie
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Actress Rachel Weisz has been roped in to play an evil witch in 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 5:56:32 PM

Love Hewitt, Beh part ways
New York, May 4 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt has split from actor-director Alex Beh after dating him for less than an year.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 5:56:20 PM

India among major economies to drive Asian growth: ADB
Hanoi, May 4 (IANS) India and six other major economies in Asia will drive the region's growth, which, according to current projections, could account for more than half of the global gross domestic product by 2050, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a report released Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 5:26:22 PM

Expedite tax information exchange between countries: Pranab
Hanoi, May 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said countries need to expedite the process of signing agreements that will allow them to swap information on tax defaulters.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 5:07:49 PM

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