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Last updated: Friday, October 31, 2014 11:40:04 AM

India reelected to UN Economic and Social Council
United Nations, Oct 30 (IANS) India was reelected by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Wednesday to a three-year term on the Economic and Social Council (EcoSoc).

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:24:03 AM

Trade group seeks to reinvigorate US-India agri partnership
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) A leading US-India trade group has suggested how India could enhance food safety, foster innovation, boost the competitiveness of local industry, and increase the speed of introducing new products to market.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:56:09 AM

Taylor Swift talks about secret sessions with fans
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift organised secret sessions with her fans at her four different homes and says they lasted a whopping five hours.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:00:03 AM

Fatherhood greatest thing on earth: Ashton Kutcher
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher is excited over becoming a first-time father to daughter Wyatt Isabelle.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:16:19 AM

NY street to be named after James Brown
New York, Oct 30 (IANS) A street is being renamed as James Brown Way as a tribute to the music legend.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:02:13 AM

UN political chief criticises Israel for settlement plans
United Nations, Oct 30 (IANS) UN political chief Wednesday said Israel's new settlement plans in East Jerusalem threaten the viability of the future Palestinian state, urging meaningful negotiations toward the goal of a two-state solution.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:48:03 AM

Sandra Bullock rescues woman on set
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock rushed to tend to an extra artist on the set of the movie "Our Brand Is Crisis", after the woman collapsed.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:16:11 AM

Storm forces evacuation of 1,000 people in Argentina
Buenos Aires, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) The Argentine government Wednesday activated an emergency plan to help those affected by the powerful storm that struck 17 municipalities in Buenos Aires province over the past 24 hours and evacuated about 1,000 people.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:46:07 AM

Obama praises health workers fighting Ebola as 'heroes'
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday paid honour to healthcare workers who have treated Ebola patients in West Africa, calling them "heroes" deserving to be applauded rather than discouraged.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:22:05 AM

Radcliffe loves rap
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Daniel Radcliffe can create 'magic' for real -- or so it seemed when the "Harry Potter" star rapped Blackalicious's "Alphabet Aerobics" live during a TV chat show.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:00:09 AM

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