San Francisco, Oct 3 (DPA) In a bid to close the ever-widening gap with Google on Internet searches, Microsoft has started offering consumers redeemable points for using its search service.
Friday, October 03, 2008 1:23:43 AM
Washington, Oct 3 (DPA) Arctic sea ice melted to its second-lowest level since measurements began in 1979, the Colorado-based National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) in the US said Thursday.
Friday, October 03, 2008 1:13:29 AM
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) Calling Mahatma Gandhi's message and significance as universal, US presidential top-runner Barack Obama has said that real change in America 'will not come from Washington - it will come when the people, united, bring it to Washington'.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 11:29:00 PM
Washington, Oct 2 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Thursday said there was a 'substantial likelihood' that the US will face a 'sharp slowdown' in growth as a result of one of the most widespread financial crises ever to hit a country.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 11:17:47 PM
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) Holding that landlocked developing countries remain marginalised from the international system, an indication of slow action on the Almaty Programme, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has affirmed that India is fully cooperating with its own landlocked neighbours on transit transport issues.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 10:47:24 PM
Ottawa, Oct 2 (Xinhua) Canadian police have shot dead 15 cows heading towards a major highway in central Canada, fearing the cattle could cause accidents and loss of lives, media reports said Thursday.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 10:46:50 PM
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will travel to India from Friday for talks including on the India-US civilian nuclear agreement, but it was not clear whether she will sign the landmark accord.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 10:46:29 PM
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday maintained that the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, whose non-violent struggle led to an independent India and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom around the globe, was vital in today's world, where the rights of 'too many people are still violated'.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 10:45:48 PM
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Democratic vice-presidential candidate Joe Biden has hailed the Senate's 'historic passage' of the nuclear deal as 'a victory for US-India relations, which will increase the prospect for stability and progress in South Asia'.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 10:06:18 PM
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) Indian American organisations and community leaders have hailed the US Senate's final approval of the India-US civil nuclear agreement, calling it a 'historic watershed' that will open up vast areas of cooperation between the two countries.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 10:05:53 PM
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