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We will invest heavily in India ties: Obama adviser
Washington, June 30 (IANS) President Barack Obama's top economic adviser says the United States would continue to invest heavily in its ties with India, seen as one of Washington's most important relationships over the next generation.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 12:20:23 PM

$780 Mn World Bank loan for improving Mumbai train system
Washington, June 30 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $430 million to finance further improvement of Mumbai's suburban railway system, considered the lifeline of the megacity with a population of nearly 15 million.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 11:34:39 AM

Indian American's death: Three teenagers charged with murder
New York, June 30 (IANS) The US authorities have charged three teenagers with murder and conspiracy to commit murder after an Indian American professor died of injuries suffered in an attack near his home in Old Bridge, New Jersey.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 11:09:56 AM

Mexico ends swine flu alert after 14 months
Mexico City, June 30 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government has announced the end of the health alert for swine flu after 14 months in which 1,289 people died in this country and 72,000 cases were registered.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 10:42:13 AM

Larry King to end CNN talk show after 25 years
Washington, June 30 (DPA) US talk show icon Larry King is to end his CNN television programme after 25 years, he announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 10:05:19 AM

Petraeus vows 'relentless' pursuit of Taliban
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A Senate panel has approved the nomination of Gen David Petraeus to be the top US commander in Afghanistan after he assured lawmakers he would continue 'relentless' pursuit of the Taliban.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 9:20:41 AM

Indian American animator's laser magic wows US
Chicago, June 30 (IANS) Manick Sorcar, who has made a name for himself in North America as a laser and animation artist, is being honoured with the publication of a book on his art.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 8:43:28 AM

US arrest of Russian spies sparks protests in Moscow
Moscow/Washington, June 30 (DPA) The arrest in the US of 10 individuals accused of spying on Russia's behalf has sparked strong denials in Moscow, but Washington played down the prospect of a diplomatic rift between the two countries.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 7:41:14 AM

Great-grandmother burnt as toddler sets bed afire
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A three-year-old boy with a 'history of playing with fire' set alight his great-grandmother's bed while she was sleeping in a mobile home, firefighters said.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 6:34:01 AM

US accepts international help for oil cleanup
Washington, June 30 (DPA) The US agreed Tuesday to accept help from the dozens of nations and international groups that have for weeks offered their assistance to collect oil in the Gulf of Mexico, the State Department said.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 5:05:21 AM

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