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Obama envoy to visit India to engage with Muslims
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Rashad Hussain, son of an Indian migrant couple from Bihar who is US Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, will travel to India Aug 1-9 to discuss Obama Administration's initiatives on education, global health, entrepreneurship and countering violent extremism with Muslim leaders and academics.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 12:14:31 PM

Pakistan has made a 'strategic shift', claims US
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Playing down revelations of Pakistani spy agency ISI's links with Taliban militants, the United States has again suggested these are 'historical links' and Pakistan has now made a 'strategic shift' and attacking their safe havens inside its territory.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 12:04:13 PM

Fears of second recession in US loom
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Fears of another recession in the United States loomed as the government reported slower growth in the second quarter and the International Monetary Fund said the country's financial system remains fragile.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 11:52:46 AM

US abuzz with 'wedding of the century'
New York, July 31 (IANS) The picturesque small town of Rhinebeck, about 150 km from here, is all abuzz for former first daughter Chelsea Clinton's marriage Saturday billed as the 'wedding of the decade' and 'wedding of the century' by a frenzied media.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 11:13:31 AM

Four-year-old boy shoots three-year-old girl
New York, July 31 (IANS) A four-year-old boy in US' Indianapolis city picked up a gun lying on a kitchen table and fired a shot that killed the three-year-old daughter of his father's girlfriend.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 11:12:50 AM

Canada-Russia airspace 'showdown' over Arctic
Toronto, July 31 (IANS) In yet another incident reminiscent of the Cold War, Canada Friday revealed that two Russian bombers were intercepted trying to enter its airspace.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 11:10:40 AM

Apple invades BlackBerry territory with iPhone 4
Toronto, July 31 (IANS) Apple invaded BlackBerry territory Friday with the launch of its iPhone 4 across Canada. Frenzied Canadians lined up in front of Apple stores and other authorized retailers from Toronto to Halifax to Vancouver almost 24 hours before the delivery of the smartphone started in Canada.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 11:07:03 AM

Jagtap bows out of squash championship
Quito (Ecuador), July 31 (IANS) Aditya Jagtap, the lone Indian remaining in contention, went down to top seeded Amr Khaled Khalifa from Egypt in straight games in the quarterfinals at the World Junior squash championships here.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 10:39:03 AM

India, US reprocessing deal opens n-power market to US
Washington, July 31 (IANS) India and the United States have taken another crucial step in implementing their landmark civil nuclear deal with the signing of an agreement on the nuclear fuel reprocessing arrangements under the accord.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 10:10:26 AM

India, US sign nuclear reprocessing deal
Washington, July 31 (IANS) India and the United States have signed an agreement on the nuclear fuel reprocessing arrangements under the India-US civil nuclear deal completing another key step in implementing the landmark accord.

Saturday, July 31, 2010 6:23:10 AM

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