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Infosys is like a 'chop shop, increase H1-B visa fees: US senator
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Branding leading Indian IT companies like Infosys as 'chop shops' that break stolen cars to sell parts, a US senator supported raising H1-B visa fees for them to raise $600 million to secure the porous US-Mexican border.

Monday, August 09, 2010 11:15:52 AM

Four bullet-riddled bodies found in Mexico
Mexico City, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Four bullet-riddled bodies were found in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, while 12 hostages were released by kidnappers in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, officials said.

Monday, August 09, 2010 11:04:47 AM

Everest's biggest mystery solved
Toronto, Aug 9 (IANS) The greatest mystery in mountain climbing involving the death of two British mountaineers who might have climbed Mount Everest in 1924, nearly 30 years before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the world's highest summit, has been solved, claim Canadian and Indian researchers.

Monday, August 09, 2010 10:05:12 AM

US senator brands Indian IT majors 'chop shops'
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Branding leading Indian IT companies like Infosys as 'chop shops' that break stolen cars to sell parts, a US senator supported raising H1-B visa fees for them to raise $600 million to secure the porous US-Mexican border.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 9:29:33 PM

India finish fifth in World junior squash
Quito (Ecuador), Aug 8 (IANS) India defeated New Zealand 3-0 to secure the fifth spot in the team championship at the World junior men's squash championships here.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 9:21:52 PM

Bopanna-Qureshi's run ends in semifinals
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi's run ended in the Legg Mason Tennis Classic with a 5-7, 5-7 loss to American Mardy Fish and Mark Knowles of Bahamas in the doubles semifinals.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 7:40:19 PM

Sexy singers to perform in Malaysia's Chinese festival
George Town (Malaysia), Aug 8 (IANS) The Chinese community here has rejected demands from conservative leaders to have operas and cultural shows for a festival, instead they want performances by scantily clad girls, a report said Sunday.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 3:36:55 PM

Bullock gets restraining order against stalker
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock has obtained a permanent restraining order against a man accused for stalking her seven years ago.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 2:06:25 PM

Robbie Williams marries girlfriend
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) Robbie Williams is now a married man. The singer exchanged vows with actress Ayda Field Saturday.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 1:49:13 PM

South Asian director brings mental illness out of hiding
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) South Asian filmmaker Rehana Mirza has chosen to tackle the taboo of mental illness in her directorial feature debut 'Hiding Divya' and hopes to begin a dialogue with the community in America to not let silence take over and make it worse.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 1:02:51 PM

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