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World waited too long to fix problems: Sarkozy
New York, Sep 24 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy told the UN General Assembly Wednesday that it had waited 'too long' to find solutions for problems like climate change, excesses in the financial sector and nuclear proliferation.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 3:46:22 AM

Obama challenges world to confront problems
Washington, Sep 23 (DPA) US President Barack Obama warned Wednesday that the US cannot solve the world's problems alone and urged other countries to take on a greater role.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 11:21:27 PM

Government may support Bharti-MTN deal
On Board Air India One, Sep 23 (IANS) The government may support the proposed $23-billion cash-cum-equity-swap deal between Bharti Airtel and South African telecom major MTN that seems to have run into turbulent weather after new norms on takeover announced by India's capital markets watchdog.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 11:08:44 PM

Government rubbishes claims that Pohkhran-II was failure
On Board Air India One, Sep 23 (IANS) The government has rubbished the claim by a retired senior scientist that the nuclear tests India conducted 11 years ago were a failure and questioned the timing of his statement.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 10:50:58 PM

Megan Fox's 'Transformers' costume up for auction
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Megan Fox's black leather motorcycle costume, a 17-foot-tall robot and more than 100 other props, costumes and set pieces from the 'Transformers' movie franchise are going up for auction near Los Angeles next month.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 10:07:43 PM

Obama seeks 'a new era of engagement'
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama has called upon world leaders to usher in 'a new era of engagement based on mutual interest and mutual respect' even as he acknowledged that the US has fallen short on many fronts in the past.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 9:58:42 PM

ONGC Videsh to increase production in Brazil
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the overseas exploration arm of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp, Wednesday said it will increase production from its Brazilian oil fields to 40,000 barrels per day (bpd) by year-end.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 9:08:53 PM

Indian American to represent US in farm trade talks
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama has nominated an eminent Indian American agricultural scientist to the key post of chief agriculture negotiator in the office of the US Trade Representative to represent US in crucial agricultural trade talks.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 9:08:12 PM

Brad Pitt in talks for 'Sherlock Holmes' sequel
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt has had discussions with the producers of 'Sherlock Holmes' to star in a sequel as the detective's nemesis Moriarty, according to people familiar with the project.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 8:34:56 PM

India pitches for Afghan settlement, says ISI-Taliban nexus on
New York/New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With the results of the Afghan elections still uncertain, India has pitched in for a 'political settlement' by the Afghan people in the war-ravaged nation and warned about the continuing links between Pakistani spy agency ISI and the Afghan Taliban.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 6:50:09 PM

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