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US car industry bail-out plan collapses in Senate
Washington, Dec 12 (DPA) Negotiations in the US Senate on a $14 billion emergency loan for the ailing car industry have collapsed, leaving the fate of General Motors Corp and Chrysler LLC uncertain.

Friday, December 12, 2008 10:50:58 AM

Google 'hero' Nishar to join LinkedIn
Chicago, Dec 12 (IANS) Dipchand Nishar, an Indian American engineer who helped Google start its mobile business, is joining the social networking group LinkedIn to help it develop new products and strategies.

Friday, December 12, 2008 10:50:30 AM

US asks Pakistan to 'act forcefully' to stem terror threat
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) The United States has asked Islamabad to 'act forcefully' in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks that have brought about a 'dangerous situation' though Washington does not fear a war between India and Pakistan.

Friday, December 12, 2008 9:48:13 AM

A.R. Rahman wins Golden Globe nomination for 'Slumdog Millionaire'
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Noted Indian music director A.R. Rahman has won a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score for his music in British director Danny Boyle's uplifting underdog tale 'Slumdog Millionaire'.

Friday, December 12, 2008 9:16:42 AM

Fight against global warming goes miniature!
Toronto, Dec 12 (IANS) A small space-borne pollution monitor launched by a Canadian university in April has started beaming back data to earth.

Friday, December 12, 2008 9:00:41 AM

US declines to say whether it too would act against Lashkar
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) The United States has declined to indicate whether it too would like the UN take action against Pakistan based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), accused of mounting the Mumbai terror attacks, to preclude 'asset flight'.

Friday, December 12, 2008 8:51:59 AM

Rising pre-term births in Western world cause concern
Toronto, Dec 12 (IANS) With the Western world witnessing an increasing number of pre-term babies and multiple births, a Canadian researcher has warned that this trend could become a major health hazard for them.

Friday, December 12, 2008 8:43:55 AM

Air India to seek Rs.25 bn from government: MD
Chicago, Dec 12 (IANS) Air India will soon approach the government for funds worth Rs.25 billion (Rs.2,500 crore/$500 million) to finance its integration with Indian Airlines and other expansion plans, a top official has said.

Friday, December 12, 2008 8:38:11 AM

Bank of America to slash more than 30,000 jobs
Washington, Dec 12 (DPA) Bank of America Corp, the third-largest US bank, has announced to slash between 30,000 to 35,000 jobs over the next three years because of the weak economic environment and its acquisition of Merrill Lynch.

Friday, December 12, 2008 8:27:03 AM

Hillary Clinton to get $5,000 less salary than Rice
Washington, Dec 12 (Xinhua) The US Congress has voted to cut the secretary of state's salary back to its pre-2007 level, paving the way for Hillary Clinton to fill that post, CNN reported Thursday.

Friday, December 12, 2008 7:28:02 AM

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