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Over 46 million Americans live in poverty
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) They may not be starving, but by American standards some 46.2 million people live in poverty today, more than at any other time in American history, erasing gains made in reducing poverty during the 1990s, according to a new study.

Friday, November 04, 2011 11:09:15 AM

Could city lights help locate alien civilisations?
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Scientists may have hit upon a new idea of tracking aliens, after years of seeking them through radio signals and ultra short laser pulses.

Friday, November 04, 2011 11:08:00 AM

Pakistan has made no attempt to shut down LeT: US Congressman
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Accusing Pakistan of abetting terrorist groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), responsible for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, a key lawmaker wants the Obama administration to adopt a more realistic policy towards a key ally.

Friday, November 04, 2011 9:43:49 AM

US hails Pakistan's move to give India MFN status
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) The US has hailed Pakistan's decision to give India a most-favoured nation (MFN) status, saying it is a 'very, very big deal' that could lead to really great economic opportunities for both countries.

Friday, November 04, 2011 9:17:33 AM

World's major economies should work together : Hu
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability.

Friday, November 04, 2011 6:22:23 AM

World's major economies should work together : Hu
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability.

Friday, November 04, 2011 6:08:06 AM

US discusses faster security handover to Afghans: report
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) The Obama administration is discussing an accelerated shift of the military's mission in Afghanistan to an advisory role, media reported Thursday.

Friday, November 04, 2011 5:55:37 AM

China contributing more to world economic growth: Hu
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that his country is making more contributions to the world economic growth as its economy has made strides in the past decade.

Friday, November 04, 2011 5:36:57 AM

Nicolas Sarkozy vows to protect euro, Europe
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday vowed to protect the euro currency as well as Europe, Xinhua reported.

Friday, November 04, 2011 2:42:31 AM

India to join new convention to fight black money
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) India told the G20 Summit here Thursday that it has been an active member of the global battle against black money and will soon sign the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters to curb this menace.

Friday, November 04, 2011 12:09:58 AM

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