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Suriname observes festival similar to India's Mahakumbh
Port-of-Spain, Feb 23 (IANS) Hindus in Suriname enthusiastically observed Surya Kumbha Parvaa, a festival that is similar to India's mammoth Mahakumbh.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 12:57:59 PM

BlackBerry warns tougher measures would affect India's business
Toronto, Feb 23 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which has faced many deadlines from India for providing access to its enterprise service or encrypted emails in view of threats to the country's national security, Tuesday said that any tough measures by New Delhi won't help in attracting businesses or its huge outsourcing industry.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 11:21:52 AM

Libyan interior minister quits
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Libya's interior minister has resigned in support of protesters and predicted that the movement against Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year-rule will achieve victory 'in a matter of days or hours', it was reported here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 11:17:02 AM

Apple to unveil new iPad
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Tech giant Apple is set to unveil a new version of its hugely successful iPad in March. The iPad 2 will be thinner than its predecessor and feature an improved display.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 10:43:12 AM

Ex Obama aide wins Chicago mayoral vote
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has won the mayoral election in his home town Chicago over five other challengers, topping the 50 percent threshold to avoid a runoff vote.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 10:30:57 AM

Diplomat says civilians attacked in western Libya
New York, Feb 23 (DPA) Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi has sent military forces to attacks civilians in the western part of the country, a Libyan diplomat said Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 10:24:31 AM

Obama to bat for US businesses around the world
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Citing a recent US trade mission to India, US President Barack Obama has vowed 'to bat for America's businesses around the world' as he outlined his vision for America's economic recovery.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 10:02:08 AM

UN concerned over violence in Libya
United Nations, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN is concerned by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's call on his supporters to take to the streets, UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs Lynn Pascoe said.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 9:54:40 AM

India named global host of World Environment Day 2011
United Nations, Feb 23 (IANS) The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named India for the first time as the global host of World Environment Day 2011 (WED) on June 5 for 'embracing the process of a transition to a Green Economy.'

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 9:43:30 AM

India back on pre-recession growth path: World Bank
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian economy appears to be back to the growth trend before the global financial crisis with particularly strong GDP growth over the first half of the 2010-11 fiscal, but inflation is worrying, the World Bank has said.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 8:47:02 AM

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