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'Slumdog…' becomes India's star-spangled Oscar dream
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) British filmmaker Danny Boyle's rags-to-riches Bollywood style musical 'Slumdog Millionaire' has finally brought the elusive and coveted Oscar dream within grabbing distance of India - with music maestro A.R. Rahman nominated for three Oscars in the main category.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 11:57:36 PM

Microsoft to slash up to 5,000 jobs
New York, Jan 22 (DPA) Software giant Microsoft announced Thursday plans to slash up to 5,000 jobs as the company faces the effects of the world economic crisis. It would be the first job reductions ever in the company's history.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 11:29:28 PM

Obama orders Guantanamo closure
Washington, Jan 22 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama Thursday signed an executive order to close the Guantanamo prison within one year.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 11:21:55 PM

'Slumdog…' becomes India's star-spangled Oscar dream
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) British filmmaker Danny Boyle's rags-to-riches Bollywood style musical 'Slumdog Millionaire' has finally brought the elusive and coveted Oscar dream within grabbing distance of India - with music maestro A.R. Rahman nominated for three Oscars in the main category.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 10:59:51 PM

Hillary vows to use diplomacy, development to advance US interests
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) America's new chief diplomat Hillary Clinton Thursday vowed to use the tools of 'diplomacy and development' in advancing US' national security, furthering its interests and promoting America's values around the world.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 10:46:22 PM

Hillary vows to advance US interests with diplomacy, development
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Hillary Clinton took over as the new US Secretary of State Thursday. saying the Obama administration is committed to advancing America's national security, furthering America's interests, and respecting and exemplifying America's values around the world.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 10:11:03 PM

Fidel Castro holds surprise meeting with visiting Argentinean president
Havana, Jan 22 (IANS) Ailing Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro received visiting Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner here, Cuban news agency Prensa Latina reported Thursday.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 9:10:39 PM

'Slumdog Millionaire' gets 10 Oscar nominations
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) British director Danny Boyle's hit film 'Slumdog Millionaire' has won 10 Oscar nominations, three of them for Indian musician maestro A.R. Rahman for his original score and two songs composed by him.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 8:58:18 PM

'Benjamin Button' leads Oscar nominations, 'Slumdog Millionaire' is second
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) The Brad Pitt starrer reverse-ageing drama 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' has turned out to be the frontrunner for the 81st Annual Academy Awards with 13 Oscar nominations followed by British filmmaker Danny Boyle's Golden Globe winning drama 'Slumdog Millionaire' that has got 10 nominations.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 8:55:21 PM

BlackBerry bosses face $100 mn fine for stock option backdating
Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) is facing more trouble after a court here Monday ordered the BlackBerry maker to drop its bid for takeover of an Indian-owned company.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 8:54:41 PM

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