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Asians, Latinos could change course of US election: Report
Washington, Oct 24 (DPA) A large and growing, but underestimated, voter bloc of Asian and Latino immigrants could play a pivotal role in the presidential elections, which are often decided by very small voting margins, according to a report.

Friday, October 24, 2008 1:27:24 PM

Bollywood role for British Indian transgender model
Leicester, Oct 24 (IANS) An Indian-origin transgender model has landed a role in a forthcoming Bollywood film, 'KingCon' starring Govinda.

Friday, October 24, 2008 1:26:58 PM

Female plants accept or reject suitor with help of molecules
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Plants rely on molecules to accept or reject sex partners like pollen grains and avoid inbreeding.

Friday, October 24, 2008 1:26:18 PM

US sanctions against Russian arms exporter
Moscow, Oct 24 (RIA Novosti) The US has imposed sanctions against the Russian state-run arms exporter, Rosoboronexport, for what Washington called proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Friday, October 24, 2008 1:08:29 PM

Brazil urges urgent reform of global financial system
Brasilia, Oct 24 (DPA) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has called for 'urgent' reform in international financial institutions as the ongoing credit crisis has put developing countries at risk.

Friday, October 24, 2008 12:18:03 PM

Mexico sells more than $1 bn to boost its currency
Mexico City, Oct 24 (DPA) Mexico's central bank has sold more than $1 billion of its foreign exchange reserves to boost its national currency, the peso.

Friday, October 24, 2008 11:21:41 AM

Atwal lying 37th at Miccosukee Championships
Miami, Oct 24 (IANS) Arjun Atwal, fresh from his maiden win in the US last week, had an up-and-down day as he fired an eagle, a birdie and four bogeys in his one-over 72 at the Miccosukee Championships, the last full field event on the Nationwide Tour this season.

Friday, October 24, 2008 10:52:55 AM

Strong economy to help India ride global financial crisis: World Bank
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) India will be affected by the global financial meltodwn but strong fundamentals and a pro-active monetary policy management will possibly allow it to ride the crisis, a World Bank study says.

Friday, October 24, 2008 10:02:33 AM

Robocall war breaks out in US presidential poll
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) With the US presidential election just 11 days away, a Robocall war has broken out in battleground states with recorded messages from both camps attacking their opponents flooding phone lines.

Friday, October 24, 2008 9:21:42 AM

Obama catches up with McCain in rural US
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) As the US presidential election inches closer Democratic nominee Barack Obama not only continues to hold a significant lead over John McCain, in national polls but has caught up with his Republican rival in rural areas too.

Friday, October 24, 2008 9:19:40 AM

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