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Wealth of 100 richest Indians pegged at $300 bn by Forbes
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The net worth of 100 wealthiest Indians is estimated at $300 billion by Forbes Magazine, which ranks the two Ambani brothers, Mukesh and Anil, first and sixth respectively in its latest rich list.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 12:45:12 PM

Nicole Richie denies wedding reports
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Socialite Nicole Richie has denied reports that she will be tying the knot with fiance singer Joel Madden by the end of this year.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 12:05:56 PM

Judge reduces charges against Anna Nicole's ex beau
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) The judge in late model Anna Nicole Smith's drug conspiracy trial has reduced the charges against her former boyfriend Howard K. Stern.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 12:03:31 PM

Astronomers discover first possibly habitable exo-planet
Washington, Sep 30 (DPA) A group of US-based scientists has discovered what might be the first habitable planet outside Earth's solar system, the University of California at Santa Cruz announced late Wednesday.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:58:13 AM

West worried about Mumbai-style attack
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Western intelligence officials are extremely worried about a Mumbai-style attack if the Al Qaeda chooses 'softer' economic targets after the uncovering of a deadly plan to attack targets across Europe, US security analysts say.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:10:24 AM

Indra Nooyi is again Fortune's most powerful woman
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) PepsiCo's India born chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi is No.1 on Fortune magazine's US list for the fifth year in a row with Kraft Foods' Irene Rosenfeld right behind her at No.2.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 10:52:55 AM

'Praful Patel didn't ask for an apology for Chicago incident'
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says Indian Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel did not ask her for an apology over being detained at Chicago airport but they did discuss how to make air travel safe.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:45:14 AM

US losing competitive edge to India, China, fears Obama
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) With countries like India, China and Brazil focusing hard on education, research and development and exports, the US is losing its competitive edge, fears US President Barack Obama.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:35:05 AM

12 die in Mexico landslide
Mexico City, Sep 30 (IANS/EFE) At least 12 people were killed when a rainsoaked hillside gave way in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, President Felipe Calderon has said.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:25:37 AM

Court halts California execution amid lethal drug shortage
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (DPA) The California Supreme Court Wednesday denied the state's attempt to rush through its first execution in five years before the expiration date Friday of the only dose of a drug needed to perform the lethal injection.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 5:45:51 AM

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