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Kofi Annan to meet Syrian president
United Nations, March 10 (IANS) Former UN chief Kofi Annan will call on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country''s capital city Damascus Saturday. He will also meet with opposition leaders outside the country, said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 11:55:34 AM

Washington seeks Indian investment in capital city
Washington, March 10 (IANS) The mayor of Washington has expressed keen interest in increasing cooperation between the American capital and India and hoped that more Indian companies would be drawn to the city.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 11:01:24 AM

Hillary Clinton hails Indian NGO Chintan''s work
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has hailed the work of Chintan, an Indian NGO chosen for America''s first Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls, for eliminating child labour from recycling.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 9:47:30 AM

Obama names two more Indian Americans to key jobs
Washington, March 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama, who with over two dozen appointments has more Indian Americans serving in White House jobs than in any previous administration, has named two more to key posts.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 9:11:10 AM

Dharun Ravi wasn''t anti-gay, pals say
New York, March 10 (IANS) Seven friends of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, charged with spying on his gay roommate, have testified they never heard the former Rutgers University student disparage homosexuals.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 8:33:10 AM

US stocks end higher on positive jobs report
New York, March 10 (IANS) US stocks ended higher Friday as investors embraced a positive non-farm payroll report.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 6:13:10 AM

Obama calls Putin
Washington, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election in a telephone call Friday.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 5:23:06 AM

Obama appoints chief technology officer
Washington, March 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday appointed Todd Park as the administration''s chief technology officer (CTO).

Saturday, March 10, 2012 4:19:34 AM

US stocks rise
New York, March 10 (IANS) US stocks rose Friday as investors embraced positive non-farm payroll reports.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 3:47:45 AM

Kim Kardashian wants a boyfriend?
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian is reportedly looking for a boyfriend.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 3:11:24 AM

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