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Indo-US 'strategic dialogue framework' on anvil
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) US officials are giving finishing touches to a 'strategic dialogue framework with India' to take their relationship to the next level during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's state visit, the first hosted by the Obama administration.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:09:09 PM

Revolutionary dressing heals wound
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) People with 70 percent burns die from related and secondary infections despite the best efforts of doctors and nurses and advances in medicine. But a revolutionary dressing developed at Tel Aviv University (TAU) eradicates infection by killing bacteria and preventing deaths in burn injuries.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:58:58 AM

Vikran Pandit stays at Citi with $1 annual salary
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Banking giant Citigroup's Indian-American Chief Executive Vikram Pandit will continue to work for an annual salary of $1 even as the group raised the annual base salary for two of its executives.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:50:48 AM

Now Joe Wright to direct film about teenage assassin
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) After controversial film 'Indian Summer' - about Lady Edwina Mountbatten's alleged affair with India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru - has been scrapped, director Joe Wright will now direct 'Hanna'.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:47:37 AM

Senator Byrd becomes longest-serving lawmaker in US history
Washington, Nov 18 (DPA) Robert Byrd, the West Virginia senator, is Wednesday set to become the longest serving member of the US Congress in history.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:45:11 AM

Lisa Ray to undergo stem cell transplant for cancer
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray will undergo a stem cell transplant to treat her multiple myeloma, an incurable form of blood cancer.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 10:53:19 AM

India's nukes are 'ground zero' for jihadists: Canadian media
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Even as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resolved to deepen bilateral ties, the Canadian media says a nuclear deal could be risky because of terrorist threats to India's sites. They cite the recent alert at India's nuclear facilities as a warning to the Canadian government that is keen to clinch the deal.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 10:10:50 AM

US stocks pushed higher by oil, metal gains
New York, Nov 18 (DPA) US stocks posted modest gains Tuesday amid a rise in commodity prices, continuing to push major indices to their highest levels in 13 months.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 4:47:26 AM

San Diego panda named Yun Zi - Son of Cloud
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (DPA) A baby panda born at the San Diego Zoo will be named Yun Zi, Chinese for Son of Cloud, the zoo announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:58:10 AM

Palin hints at presidential ambitions as memoir goes on sale
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (DPA) Sarah Palin's widely touted memoir, 'Going Rogue', went on sale Tuesday as the former Republican vice-presidential candidate gave her clearest hint yet that she may take part in the 2012 presidential race.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:57:59 AM

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