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US presidential candidates to honour 9/11 victims
Washington, Sep 7 (DPA) Putting aside partisan politics, the two US presidential candidates are to appear together on Sep 11, the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 6:22:47 AM

US thanks NSG members for India waiver
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The United States has expressed its appreciation for members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) who helped India get a waiver for nuclear trade to "end India's isolation from the international nuclear regime".

Sunday, September 07, 2008 1:23:10 AM

Federer enters his fifth consecutive US Open final
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Former world number one Swiss tennis star Roger Federer, looking for his first Grand Slam title of the year, overcame Serbian Novak Djokovic in four sets, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, to enter the US Open final for the fifth consecutive year.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 1:22:44 AM

Federer settles score with Djokovic, enters US Open final
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Swiss tennis star Roger Federer entered his fifth straight men's singles final at the US Open, beating an impending storm and Serb Novak Djokovic 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 here Saturday.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 12:21:39 AM

After NSG waiver, USIBC vows to work for Congress nod
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has vowed to work for the ratification of the civil nuclear deal by Congress to 'clear the way for US companies to participate in India's nuclear renaissance'.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 11:00:18 PM

White House hails NSG waiver as 'historic achievement'
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) The White House Saturday hailed the waiver given to India by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) lifting a 34-year-old global embargo on nuclear trade with New Delhi as a 'historic achievement'.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 10:01:05 PM

ArcelorMittal, RIL in WSJ's respected companies list
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) PepsiCo, headed by India-born Indra Nooyi, is the ninth most respected company in the world, NRI Lakshmi Mittal led ArcelorMittal is ranked 60th and Reliance Industries, India's largest corporate, makes it at No. 83 in the Wall Street Journal's respectability ranking of the world's 100 largest publicly traded companies.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 5:35:59 PM

Between IPL and England tour, Sri Lanka cricket crisis deepen
Colombo, Sep 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricket's crisis over the timing of the England tour which clashes with the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) next year deepened Saturday with the interim administration and several key players in the team refusing to budge an inch from their positions.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 3:21:45 PM

Idle mind may not be the devil's workshop
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) An idle mind may not necessarily be the devil's workshop; to the contrary, too much stress on action could produce unforeseen outcomes, says a new study.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 2:26:52 PM

Guatemalan army takes control of presidential office after security breach
Guatemala City, Sep 6 (IANS) Guatemala's President Alvaro Colom has ordered army units to take over security of his office and home following evidence of extensive infiltration by undercover agents, EFE reported Saturday.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 1:52:08 PM

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