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Obama schedule for India isn't 'finalised'
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid reports that President Barack Obama has dropped plans to visit the Golden temple in Amritsar to avoid wearing a headscarf that could make him look like a Muslim, the White House has stressed his schedule isn't 'finalised.'

Thursday, October 21, 2010 8:36:52 AM

US, Pakistan start strategic talks
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The US and Pakistan Wednesday launched a three-day strategic dialogue here, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, October 21, 2010 6:16:24 AM

Myanmar's poll process deeply flawed: UN
New York, Oct 21 (DPA) The lack of the freedoms of expression, assembly and association in Myanmar has made the electoral process in that country 'deeply flawed', a UN human rights expert said Wednesday.

Thursday, October 21, 2010 5:06:26 AM

US stocks rebound on earnings' reports
New York, Oct 21 (DPA) Wall Street was buoyed Wednesday by corporate earnings' reports from several major airlines and other companies, ending higher after the previous day's sharp declines.

Thursday, October 21, 2010 4:56:34 AM

57 mn more men than women worldwide: Report
United Nations, Oct 21 (IANS) There are 57 million more men than women globally, the UN said in a report to mark the World Statistics Day.

Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:38:08 AM

Sadie Frost nearly chops off her finger
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Sadie Frost was rushed to a hospital after she nearly chopped off her finger while preparing a family meal.

Thursday, October 21, 2010 12:25:12 AM

Polls show Republicans poised to take House
Washington, Oct 20 (DPA) A new poll released Wednesday showed that US voters are likely to turn control of Congress' lower chamber over to Republicans in Nov 2 elections in the latest sign of problems for President Barack Obama's Democrats.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 10:49:14 PM

US to announce massive arms sale to Saudi Arabia
Washington, Oct 20 (DPA) The US is expected to announce an arms deal with Saudi Arabia Wednesday worth up to $60 billion that would include advanced fighter jets, helicopters and other weaponry in what amounts to the largest US arms deal ever.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 10:49:13 PM

Paltrow fears casting couch in Hollywood
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow fears that the casting couch culture still exists in the industry and many young women are being exploited.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 9:40:11 PM

Sikhs disappointed Obama is skipping Amritsar
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Sikh Americans and a leading US inter-religious non-profit organization have expressed disappointment over reports that President Barack Obama has dropped his plan to visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar over a misunderstanding over what headgear he should wear.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 8:37:59 PM

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