Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) A racket that allowed nearly 300 Brazilian firms to evade 1 billion reais ($625 million) in taxes was dismantled Wednesday, authorities said.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:21:05 AM
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) The US diplomat in India who got into trouble over her controversial remark about how she 'became dirty and dark, like a Tamilian' has joined a 'cross-cultural communications and understanding class'.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:10:24 AM
Mexico City, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexican director Gerardo Naranjo's 'Miss Bala' will be shown at the Toronto International Film Festival, which will screen 300 movies, production company Canana Films said.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 9:59:02 AM
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) The United States blamed 'some extremely inaccurate reporting out of India' for Indians taking umbrage over its stand on social activist Anna Hazare's protest and said it supported the right of non-violent protest universally.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 9:57:43 AM
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Set to roll out a new job growth plan next month, President Barack Obama wants American kids to focus on science, technology and maths where he feels the US is losing ground to India and China.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 9:51:54 AM
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter Noel Schajris has confessed that he does not believe in conventional marriage or in promising eternal love, something that he says strikes him as 'nice' and 'romantic' but 'unreal'.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 9:49:18 AM
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Taking a cue from Anna Hazare, a 68-year-old Pakistani businessman is set to go on hunger strike in Islamabad from Sep 12 to declare war on endemic corruption in his country.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 9:17:51 AM
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has announced new steps to guard against terror attacks ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, calling on citizens to be more alert to possible terrorist threats.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 8:07:02 AM
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) A plot to attack a school with explosives by a former student has been foiled in Tampa in the US state of Florida, police said.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 7:55:42 AM
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) President Barack Obama has blamed his Republican opponents for the political logjam in Washington, saying their 'ideological rigidity' is standing in the way of compromises necessary for stronger economic growth.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 8:42:43 PM
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