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Nambiar to become UN chief''s adviser on Myanmar
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran Indian diplomat Vijay Nambiar is stepping down as chef de cabinet of UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to become his special adviser on Myanma.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 10:44:07 AM

India, US to consolidate global strategic partnership
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to continue efforts to consolidate upon the "tremendous progress" made in strengthening the India-US global strategic partnership, the two countries announced after a meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 9:54:06 AM

Ranbaxy ordered to improve India, US plants
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) US drug regulators have sought a "groundbreaking" injunction against Ranbaxy Laboratories to force the Indian drug major to correct long-standing violations at four of its manufacturing facilities.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 9:48:26 AM

Ban urges Iran not to block Strait of Hormuz
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Iran not to block the Strait of Hormuz, saying it is important for international trade and commerce.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 8:51:06 AM

US stocks end higher
New York, Jan 26 (IANS) US stocks rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it will not raise interest rates until at least 2014, maintaining its accommodative stance to support the country''s economy, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 7:25:55 AM

US commandos rescue two hostages in Somalia
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) US commandos have rescued two hostages from Somali kidnappers in an operation ordered by President Barack Obama.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 5:35:45 AM

World Economic Forum calls for business innovation
Davos, Jan 26 (IANS) Participants at the annual World Economic Forum here Wednesday urged the companies to focus on innovation to remain in business.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 3:59:14 AM

US Fed to keep interest rates low
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) The US Federal Reserve plans to keep key interest rates exceptionally low at least through 2014.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 2:43:34 AM

Apple beats Google in US smartphone market
San Francisco, Jan 26 (IANS) Apple overtook Google''s Android to become the leading smartphone platform in the US in the fourth quarter of 2011, thanks to strong demand for its latest iPhone model, a study said Wednesday.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 1:51:49 AM

US comedian Jay Leno sued over Golden Temple joke
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) An Indian American has filed a lawsuit in California suing US comedian Jay Leno for what he calls "racist" comments on the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 11:06:00 PM

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