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US hails Indian diaspora's role in strengthening ties
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) With a growing Indian American community which has increasing influence, the US sees the Indian diaspora as an important partner for forging closer ties with India, according to a senior US official.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 10:06:54 AM

US-India summit to strengthen higher education collaboration
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) The US and India hold their first ever higher education summit here Thursday aimed at strengthening higher education collaboration and exchanges between their institutions.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 9:57:03 AM

US stocks surge on European bank hope
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) US stocks surged Monday, with the blue-chip Dow soaring nearly 250 points, as news showed Germany and France were near a final deal to shore up European banks, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 1:14:36 AM

Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders top 1 mn in 24 hours
San Francisco, Oct 11 (IANS) Apple announced Monday that pre-orders of its iPhone 4S have topped one million in a single day, surpassing the previous single-day pre-order record of the company's smartphone, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 12:42:12 AM

Nanotech to pave way for safer breast implants
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) There is cheering news for victims of breast cancer who feel disfigured by the partial or complete removal of their breasts.

Monday, October 10, 2011 5:55:55 PM

Vietnamese president to visit India
Hanoi, Oct 10 (IANS) Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang begins a four-day official visit to India Tuesday, a media report said Monday.

Monday, October 10, 2011 5:51:23 PM

US banks on India to make globally competitive products: Rao
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) American businesses leveraged India's strengths to produce globally competitive products, while Indian companies invested $21 billion in the US, said India's Ambassador Nirupama Rao.

Monday, October 10, 2011 5:46:18 PM

Vietnamese President to visit India
Hanoi, Oct 10 (IANS) Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang will pay an official visit to India Oct 11-14 at the invitation of Indian President Pratibha Patil, reported Vietnam News Agency Monday.

Monday, October 10, 2011 3:38:04 PM

Obama faces uphill re-election climb, says ex-aide
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Chicago Mayor Rahm Emaunuel, who served as President Barack Obama's first Chief of Staff, says his former boss' re-election was far from a sure thing.

Monday, October 10, 2011 3:13:26 PM

Potent new drugs likely from witches' brew
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) A brew administered by African witch doctors to pregnant women to hasten labour and delivery could be a source of promising new drugs.

Monday, October 10, 2011 2:14:34 PM

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