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US bill links Pakistan aid to not backing anti-India activities
Washington, April 30 (IANS) An influential US lawmaker plans to co-sponsor a bill that would link US economic assistance to Pakistan to Islamabad's pledge not to support anti-India activities.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 9:55:12 AM

Confirmed swine flu cases in Mexico rises to 91, pandemic imminent warns WHO
Mexico City, April 30 (DPA) The number of confirmed swine flu infections in Mexico climbed from 49 to 91, with eights deaths caused by the new strain, Mexican Health Minister Jose Angel Cordova has said. The latest figures came shortly after the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Geneva raised the pandemic alert for swine flu by one level to phase 5.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 9:50:05 AM

US will see a better day: Obama
Washington, April 30 (IANS) President Barack Obama has assured Americans that the US 'will see a better day' as his administration clears the wreckage of the worst recession in decades and lays the foundation for a new stronger economy.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:55:17 AM

Obama 'gravely concerned' over Pakistan situation
Washington, April 30 (IANS) President Barack Obama says he is gravely concerned about the situation in Pakistan, but is confident the US can make sure that Islamabad's nuclear arsenal is secure in the face of an advancing Taliban.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:46:18 AM

US Congress approves Obama's 2010 budget outline
Washington, April 30 (DPA) The US Congress Wednesday approved President Barack Obama's $3.56-billion budget prescriptions for 2010 along strictly party lines.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:37:25 AM

Obama 'gravely concerned' about situation in Pakistan
Washington, April 30 (DPA) US President Barack Obama said he was 'gravely concerned' by the situation in Pakistan and expressed fears about the fragility of a civilian government struggling to contain the growing Taliban insurgency.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:28:11 AM

15 Tamil protesters arrested in Toronto
Toronto, April 30 (IANS) Acting tough for the first time with Tamil protesters here, police arrested 15 of them Wednesday as they tried to push their way towards the American consulate.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:20:58 AM

Obama for boosting strategic partnership with India
Washington, April 30 (IANS) President Barack Obama 's pick for a key Pentagon policy post has indicated that he favours bolstering the relationship the previous Bush administration fashioned with India, 'a critical strategic partner of the United States.'

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:15:21 AM

Swine flu epidemic hits Mexican economy
Mexico City, April 30 (DPA) The ongoing swine flu epidemic is hitting Mexico City's economy hard and is starting to hurt business in other parts of Mexico, according to official and business association data.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:07:19 AM

WHO raises swine flu alert to phase 5 - pandemic imminent
Geneva, April 30 (DPA) World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General Margaret Chan has raised the pandemic alert for swine flu by one level to phase 5 in Geneva.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 6:06:36 AM

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