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Hillary Clinton could be new US secretary of state: reports
Washington, Nov 14 (DPA) Senator Hillary Clinton's name has been mentioned as a possible candidate for Secretary of State under the Barack Obama administration, US media has reported.

Friday, November 14, 2008 1:10:16 PM

How wily cockroaches trick their predators
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Do you recall trying to trap a cockroach as a child, only to find that it anticipated your moves and darted away in a jiffy.

Friday, November 14, 2008 1:09:21 PM

Miss India USA pageant to raise funds for Bihar flood victims
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) The popular Miss India USA pageant this year would raise funds for the Bihar flood victims, organisers of the beauty competition have said.

Friday, November 14, 2008 12:31:08 PM

Bush urged to protect religious rights of Sikh prisoners
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) An American Vietnam War veteran, who converted to Sikhism 20 years ago, has asked President George W. Bush to intervene in protecting the religious rights of a Sikh prisoner in Florida whose hair were cut by prison authorities.

Friday, November 14, 2008 11:43:13 AM

Celebrity designer Anand Jon convicted of rape and sexual assault
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Anand Jon, the celebrity Indian fashion designer, has been convicted by a Los Angeles court of raping and sexually assaulting seven aspiring female models of age from 14 to 21 years.

Friday, November 14, 2008 10:44:30 AM

Deepa Mehta picks debutant actor for major 'Komagata Maru' role
Toronto, Nov 14 (IANS) Vinay Virmani, a recent graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York, will debut with the role of Canada's first Sikh martyr Mewa Singh in Deepa Mehta's upcoming film 'Komagata Maru'.

Friday, November 14, 2008 10:26:04 AM

India hopes G20 summit will find solution to financial crisis
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives here Friday for a summit of the world's 20 leading economies with the hope that it would lead to corrective measures to check the global financial crisis and prevent a future one.

Friday, November 14, 2008 10:02:09 AM

'Obama attaches high priority to stronger ties with India'
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) President-elect Barack Obama attaches high priority to the further strengthening of relations between India and the US, his special envoy to the G-20 Summit has told a key aide of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Friday, November 14, 2008 9:30:03 AM

Finally, images of another solar system captured
Toronto, Nov 14 (IANS) In one of the biggest breakthroughs in astronomy, Canadian, American and British astronomers have captured the images of another solar system for the first time.

Friday, November 14, 2008 8:50:48 AM

What India should expect from Barack Obama, what it shouldn't (Comment)
As president-elect Barack Obama waits to take over the administration of the US, he faces daunting challenges on both the domestic and foreign fronts. The expectations both within and outside the country are very high. In his post-victory speech, Obama cautioned that change will take time. Some of his efforts may prove anti-climactic. People all over the world are expecting big things from Obama as he ran a campaign as an agent for change.

Friday, November 14, 2008 8:44:34 AM

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