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Shirish Apte named Citi CEO for Asia-Pacific
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Citibank has named a three-person team to replace Ajay Banga, who held the title of Asia-Pacific CEO and left the firm June 19 to become president and CEO of MasterCard.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 9:01:44 AM

Security Council condemns North Korean missile launches
New York, July 7 (Xinhua) The UN Security Council has condemned the recent missile launches by North Korea and urged the communist country to fully comply with its obligations and relevant UN resolutions.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 6:23:16 AM

US Kids spending more time online: Study
San Francisco, July 7 (Xinhua) Time spent online by children aged between two and 11 in the US has surged by 63 percent in the last five years, according to a new study.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 6:11:52 AM

UN Security Council meets on North Korea
New York, July 7 (DPA) The UN Security Council held discussion Monday on the reported launch of seven missiles by North Korea in defiance of the UN resolution demanding a halt to such exercises.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:01:12 AM

US expresses concern over China province
Washington, July 7 (DPA) The US Monday called for restraint after clashes in China's Xinjiang region left more than 150 people dead.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 3:01:51 AM

Michael Jackson's mother loses control of estate
Los Angeles, July 7 (DPA) A judge gave temporary control of Michael Jackson's estate Monday to the two executors named in the pop star's 2002 will, overriding the request of Jackson's mother Katherine, who was handed temporary control of his fortune last week.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 12:57:41 AM

Former US defence secretary Robert McNamara dies
Washington, July 6 (DPA) Robert McNamara, former US defence secretary, businessman and later head of the World Bank, has died at the age of 93.

Monday, July 06, 2009 8:18:28 PM

West Indies cricketers ready for another showdown with board
St Lucia (Gros Islet), July 6 (IANS) West Indies cricketers skipped the launch of the World Twenty20 here indicating another showdown with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

Monday, July 06, 2009 7:00:07 PM

'Ice Age 3' beats 'Hanuman', earns Rs.22 mn over weekend
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The third instalment of the pre-historic animation series 'Ice Age' released in India Friday and has grossed over Rs.2.2 crore (Rs.22 million) in its opening weekend.

Monday, July 06, 2009 6:22:06 PM

Carbon deposits in Arctic could worsen climate change
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Vast amounts of carbon, about twice as much as contained in the atmosphere, is stored in the Arctic, according to a new study. The amount of carbon in frozen soils, sediments and river deltas raises new concerns over the role of the northern regions as future sources of greenhouse gases.

Monday, July 06, 2009 4:02:12 PM

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