Washington, Dec 12 (Xinhua) US President-elect Barack Obama has said that no one of his office were engaged in striking a deal with Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich over who would fill the senate seat vacated by him.
Friday, December 12, 2008 7:27:45 AM
Washington, Dec 12 (DPA) The US has warned that the cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe is worsening and announced millions of dollars in spending to combat the disease.
Friday, December 12, 2008 4:43:56 AM
New York, Dec 12 (DPA) US stocks declined Thursday over worries that a $14-million emergency loan for the ailing car industry won't pass in the Senate because of Republican opposition.
Friday, December 12, 2008 4:43:33 AM
New York, Dec 12 (DPA) International contractors have brought more than 1,000 foreign workers to Baghdad's international airport without proper legal labour protection, the United Nations office in Iraq (UNAMI) said Thursday.
Friday, December 12, 2008 2:42:03 AM
Washington, Dec 12 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama Thursday called on Congress to prevent a collapse of the country's automotive industry, but Senate Republicans were almost certain to block a legislative deal.
Friday, December 12, 2008 2:15:54 AM
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Noted Indian historian Romila Thapar and Irish historian Peter Robert Lamont Brown have been presented a shared $1 million 2008 Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the study of humanity.
Thursday, December 11, 2008 11:34:07 PM
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Sonal Shah, an Indian American member of US president-elect Barack Obama's transition team, has renounced her former controversial connection to the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), accused of fomenting violence against Muslims and Christians in India.
Thursday, December 11, 2008 9:46:25 PM
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Welcoming the UN ban on a Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) front body and sanctions against four of its members, the US has said the action would limit the Pakistan-based terror group's ability to plan new attacks, acquire weapons and raise funds.
Thursday, December 11, 2008 9:42:05 PM
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) India has gifted $4.5 million to Harvard University to establish a fund for 'India Fellowships given in honour of Amartya Sen' for Indian students at its Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Thursday, December 11, 2008 9:22:53 PM
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Researchers are close to designing a simple, low-cost method to make 'smart fabrics', capable of detecting diseases, monitoring heart rates, and other vital signs.
Thursday, December 11, 2008 5:37:17 PM
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