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Gyllenhall enjoys good on-screen chemistry with Hathaway
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) Actor Jake Gyllenhaal had no problem getting intimate with co-star Anne Hathaway for his new film 'Love And Other Drugs' because they enjoyed a good on-screen chemistry while shooting for 'Brokeback Mountain'.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 1:14:50 PM

Bangladeshi American makes it to US House
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Five Indian-Americans may have lost their bids to enter the US Congress, but a South Asian of Bangladeshi descent has made it for the first time in the history of the United States.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 12:52:58 PM

Facebook unveils `social commerce' strategy
San Francisco, Nov 4 (DPA) Facebook unveiled a plan Wednesday to leverage its dominance of social networks to become the leading supplier of shopping deals to smartphone users and dominate the emerging category of social commerce.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 11:17:03 AM

Sri Lankan Tamil held in Canada for war crimes
Toronto, Nov 4 (IANS) A Tamil asylum seeker has been arrested in Canada for war crimes.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 10:59:00 AM

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Canadian party seeks justice
Toronto, Nov 4 (IANS) Canadian opposition New Democratic Party (NDP), which is desperately trying to woo the Sikh community, Wednesday described the anti-Sikh riots following Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination as 'the tragic pogroms of 1984 that targeted Sikh men, women and children'.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 10:32:27 AM

India making it easier to do business: World Bank
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) India is one of the 40 most-improved economies which made significant changes in business regulation at a steady pace over the last year to make it easier for firms to operate, according to a new report.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 10:23:52 AM

Obama's visit acknowledges India's global role: US scholar
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to India offers an opportunity to set a new course for the direction of the US-India partnership, acknowledging India's growing global role, says a US expert.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 10:16:53 AM

Blast at Colombian airport
Bogota, Nov 4 (IANS) An explosion took place Wednesday in a warehouse of an airport in Colombia, police said.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 9:58:30 AM

Defeated Obama to focus on opening up markets on Asia trip
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) 'Humbled' in defeat, US President Barack Obama has vowed to 're-set' the button with American business by focusing his trip to Asia, starting with India, on opening up markets to create more jobs at home.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 9:13:01 AM

Kamala Harris winning in California attorney general race
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) After a dramatic turn around, Indian-American Kamala Harris is clinging to a razor-thin majority in the race to be attorney general of California. But the race is still not over. And it won't be for weeks to come.

Thursday, November 04, 2010 9:03:51 AM

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