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India visit a memorable experience for Naomi Watts
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (IANS) Actress Naomi Watts, who has got her first Golden Globe nomination for "The Impossible", not only enjoyed sightseeing and shopping during her India visit, but was also impressed by the "strength and determination" of HIV mothers whom she met in the capital.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:52:48 PM

US Congress urged to end tax cuts for wealthiest Americans
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (IANS) A group called The Action held a rally here Tuesday, urging the US Congress to end tax cuts for the wealthiest two percent and extend tax cuts for the middle class.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:42:41 PM

India-US ties: An affair of the heart set to get deeper (2012 in Retrospect)
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) India-US relations were poised to become "even deeper" after a quiet consolidation during a contentious election year when everything but India was up for debate between rival contenders for the White House.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:22:22 PM

Toyota pays $17.35 mn in fines for delaying recall
Chicago, Dec 19 (IANS) Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to pay $17.35 million in fines for its delayed recall of 154,000 Lexus SUVs over pedal entrapment issues, promising it will make significant changes in responding to safety issues, a media report said Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:22:22 PM

Neymar wins Brazilian Golden Boot award
Sao Paulo, Dec 19 (IANS) Brazilian star football striker Neymar won the prestigious Golden Boot for the second time in his short career with 43 goals in 2012.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:04:23 PM

Chavez stable after respiratory infection
Caracas, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been recovering for more than a week in Cuba after an operation to deal with the return of his cancer, is in stable condition after his medical team treated him for a respiratory infection.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:03:18 PM

Curb car use to cut down calories during X-mas fest
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) Curbing car travel could be one way of cutting down calories and maintaining a healthy weight during holiday fests, says a study.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:00:29 PM

Baby put in freezer in Puerto Rico, dies
San Juan, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) A five-month-old baby died Tuesday here after a man thought to be its stepfather put the child into a freezer after having an argument with its mother.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 11:56:23 AM

Helen Mirren gets Walk of Fame honour
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren is the latest film icon to be honoured with a star at the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 11:56:23 AM

Henry Santos prepares second solo album
Miami, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Henry Santos is in the middle of preparing what will be his second post-Aventura album.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 11:50:33 AM

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