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World Bank loan for improving Tamil Nadu roads
Washington, March 31 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $50.7 million loan to India for improving quality and sustainability of the road network in Tamil Nadu. Through this, 1,380 km of roads are expected to be improved and another 720 km upgraded to two lanes in the state's core network.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 9:19:11 AM

Pakistani cab driver with terror links to remain behind bars
Chicago, March 31 (IANS) A Pakistani American taxi driver charged with trying to send money to a Pakistani terrorist leader with links to Al Qaeda will remain behind bars until a formal hearing on April 7.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 9:01:55 AM

Obama backs closer India-US ties
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Expressing satisfaction at the conclusion of an India-US agreement on reprocessing spent fuel, the White House has said President Barack Obama is glad that US is strengthening a very close bilateral relationship in an important region.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 8:32:15 AM

India, US ties proposed against cyber terrorism
Washington, March 31 (IANS) India has suggested close partnership with the US in cyber security, particularly against cyber terrorism, as the two countries take their economic and technological collaboration to the next level.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 7:58:13 AM

Obama wants Iran sanctions within 'weeks'
Washington, March 31 (DPA) US President Barack Obama declared that he wants to see the UN Security Council adopt sanctions against Iran within 'weeks' over the Islamic republic's refusal to resolve the dispute over its nuclear activities.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 6:07:04 AM

US stocks rise on improved consumer confidence
New York, March 31 (DPA) US stocks posted modest gains Tuesday after a private survey showed improved consumer confidence.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 3:05:08 AM

UN delays publication of Benazir Bhutto murder probe
New York, March 30 (DPA) The UN has decided to delay publication of a report on the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:47:11 PM

Maradona undergoes surgery after being bitten by his dog
Buenos Aires, March 30 (DPA) Argentina coach Diego Maradona needed reconstructive surgery in his upper lip Tuesday after being bitten in the face by one of his dogs, a medical statement said.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:25:13 PM

OSCE condemns Moscow metro attacks
Astana, March 30 (IANS) The 56-nation bloc of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Tuesday condemned the terror attack on a metro in Moscow that left at least 38 people dead during the Monday morning rush hour.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 10:38:11 PM

US consumer confidence climbs in March
Washington, March 30 (DPA) Consumer confidence in the US recovered in March after a sharp drop the previous month, a private research group reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 10:16:47 PM

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