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The desi who's who in Obama administration (To go with Obama visit: All the president's desis)
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) A number of Indian Americans have made their mark in the Obama administration.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 2:12:20 PM

Obama visit: All the president's desis
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Not only does US President Barack Obama view ties with India as a 'defining partnership' of the 21st century, but he also banks on a lot on many Indian Americans to get things done. At over two dozen, the Obama administration has more Indian-Americans in high places than ever before.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 2:11:15 PM

Growing Islamic extremism in India a concern: Musharraf
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Growing Islamic extremism among the youth in India is a matter of concern and New Delhi 'needs to look into that', says former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 1:33:58 PM

It's baby girl for Matt, wife
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) Hollywood actor Matt Damon and his wife Luciana have become proud parents of a baby girl.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 12:16:44 PM

New York man kills woman, sleeps with body for two days
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) A 31-year-old man from New York has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman and then sleeping for two days with her decomposing body and buying alcohol with her credit card.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 9:32:14 AM

Celine Dion gives birth to twins
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (DPA) Canadian singer Celine Dion gave birth to fraternal twin boys in Florida, reported Saturday.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 8:24:43 AM

Cholera spreads in Haiti; almost 200 people dead
Port-au-Prince, Oct 24 (DPA) At least 200 people have died in a cholera outbreak in earthquake-shattered Haiti, the government said Saturday.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 6:32:15 AM

UN chief condemns attack on Afghan UN office
United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the suicide attack on a UN office in Afghanistan's Herat province.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 6:02:18 AM

Kristin Davis to star in 'The Happiness Project'
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Kristin Davis is set to return to television with a new comedy show called 'The Happiness Project'.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 3:23:04 AM

Spielberg to direct 'Robopocalypse'
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is set to helm the big screen adaptation of writer Daniel H. Wilson's novel 'Robopocalypse'.

Sunday, October 24, 2010 1:02:46 AM

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