New York, April 17 (DPA) US stock indices surged to their highest one-day gain in two weeks Wednesday after technology and financial companies both posted earnings that were stronger than expected.
Thursday, April 17, 2008 5:15:55 AM
Washington, April 17 (DPA) US President George W. Bush announced Wednesday that he was setting a goal to halt the growth of greenhouse-gas emissions by 2025 to combat global warming.
Thursday, April 17, 2008 3:35:54 AM
Washington, April 17 (DPA) The US Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the right of states to lethally inject prisoners sentenced to death, opening the door for states to resume the practice.
Thursday, April 17, 2008 12:47:55 AM
Brasilia, April 16 (IANS) India's President Pratibha Patil Wednesday compared her Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to Mahatma Gandhi for his ambitious Bolsa Familia (family grant) programme that is aimed at eradicating poverty and has made him extremely popular.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 10:37:29 PM
Washington, April 16 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI arrived at the White House Wednesday morning for his historic meeting with US President George W. Bush, where an estimated 10,000 people were on hand to greet him on the White House south lawn.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 8:38:15 PM
New York, April 16 (IANS) India's external trade in goods and services as a percentage of GDP is 48 percent, more than that of the US at 29 percent, indicative of India's trade integration with the global economy, governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Y.V. Reddy said here.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 8:24:08 PM
New York, April 16 (IANS) Internet search engine Google lost revenue from search ads to its rival Yahoo! in the first quarter of 2008 fiscal, according to a study by SearchIgnite, a search advertising technology firm.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 7:32:42 PM
Brasilia, April 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who has often expressed her concern on environmental issues, spoke of Rajasthan's Bishnoi community of nature worshippers to Maria Silva, Brazil's environment minister and a renowned environmentalist.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 6:36:21 PM
Brasilia, April 16 (IANS) Neat tree-lined streets, paved roads, beautiful buildings, street cafes, pretty-looking buses and swanky cars are the trademark of Brazil's cities - be it the commercial capital Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro or capital city Brasilia.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 6:32:04 PM
Brasilia, April 16 (IANS) Foreign dignitaries visiting India are honoured with an address to a joint session of both houses of parliament that is normally packed to capacity. But in Brazil, where President Pratibha Patil addressed the Senate, her audience was restricted to a privileged few as per convention.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 6:25:43 PM
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