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'A moment of great opportunity' to build nuclear free world: Manmohan Singh
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday called his state visit to the US 'a moment of great opportunity in our relationship' to address global challenges of terrorism, making the environment cleaner and moving towards a world free of nuclear weapons.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 7:41:48 AM

Obama doing nothing for peace process: Abbas
Buenos Aires, Nov 25 (DPA) Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said US President Barack Obama 'is doing nothing for the peace process' in the Middle East.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 6:47:10 AM

US levies fines on airlines who stranded passengers
Washington, Nov 25 (DPA) Three US airlines were fined a total of $175,000 Tuesday for leaving passengers stranded nearly six hours on an aircraft, the first-ever such penalty imposed by the US government.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 5:50:04 AM

US central bank issues rosier outlook on economy
Washington, Nov 25 (DPA) The US Federal Reserve Tuesday raised its growth forecasts for the US economy, but warned that unemployment in the US will remain for some time at its highest levels in a generation.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 5:19:20 AM

US to not join treaty banning landmines
Washington, Nov 25 (DPA) The US will not join the international treaty banning landmines but will send a delegation to attend a conference on the issue this weekend, the US State Department said Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 5:19:09 AM

Obama for early completion of n-deal, hails India's rising global power
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Showering praise on India as a a 'rising and responsible global power,' US President Barack Obama has said that he was 'fully committed' to completing the landmark civil nuclear deal and underlined that the ties between India and the US will be 'one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century'.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 2:57:52 AM

India, US forge green partnership, to work for Copenhagen success
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) Setting aside their differences over climate change, India and the US Tuesday decided to forge a green partnership and resolved to work for a substantive outcome at the Cophenhagen summit.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 1:37:34 AM

Obama-Singh or Singh-Obama: what will it be?
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have agreed on increasing ties between the two countries' universities under a new programme that the president suggested could be aptly named Obama-Singh or Singh-Obama 21st Century Knowledge Initiative.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 12:56:31 AM

Manmohan to travel to US for nuclear summit next year
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Looking beyond differences in approach, India and the US Tuesday agreed to partner each other in global non-proliferation efforts which will be in focus when Prime Minister Manhmohan Singh goes to Washington for a nuclear security summit next year.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 12:53:20 AM

US assures early action over n-deal, reprocessing pact soon
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday reaffirmed their resolve to fully implement the nuclear deal as soon as possible, but a crucial nuclear reprocessing pact could not be finalised due to minor differences over some key aspects of the agreement.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 12:39:51 AM

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