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Last updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:36:10 AM

US terms cancellation of India-Pakistan talks 'unfortunate'
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) As India called off foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan over its envoy's meeting with Kashmiri separatists, the US termed the cancellation "unfortunate" and said it continued to support their efforts to improve bilateral relations.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:44:03 AM

Indian colours, floats celebrate I-Day in New York
New York, Aug 19 (IANS) The Indian-American community, wearing bright and colourful clothes, celebrated India's 68th Independence Day with a parade dancing down Manhattan's Madison Avenue Sunday. One of the main fashionable avcnues of New York was a sea of Indian colours, complete with floats, drums and, of course, a lot of saris.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:34:04 AM

Dutch soccer results
The Hague, Aug 19 (IANS) Following are the Dutch Eerste Divisie results, according to Xinhua.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:08:03 AM

Obama vows long-term strategy against Islamic State
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS US President Barack Obama Monday vowed to pursue a long -term strategy to turn the tide against the Islamic State (IS), as Iraqi and Kurdish forces retook the Mosul Dam from the group under US air cover.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:14:03 AM

IAEA measures being implemented by Iran: Amano
Vienna, Aug 19 (IANS) The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, Monday said Iran has begun implementing measures aimed at resolving issues surrounding Tehran's nuclear plans.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:02:06 AM

Demi Moore gifts gun-shaped b'day cake to Rumer
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) If Rumer Willis' Instagram post is anything to go by, her mom and actress Demi Moore presented her a gun-shaped birthday cake.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:02:04 AM

Obama hails destruction of Syrian chemical weapons
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday lauded the destruction of chemical weapons stockpiled in Syria, urging Damascus to fulfill its commitment to destroy its remaining production facilities.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:18:03 AM

Rowling pens new biography of 'Harry Potter' character
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Celebrated author J.K. Rowling has written a biography of the lesser-known "Harry Potter" character, Celestina Warbeck, on a fan site.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 6:52:15 AM

Kelly Osbourne got emotional over niece
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne says she cried when her two-year-old niece Pearl told her she loved her.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:58:04 AM

Christina Aguilera discloses daughter's name
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Four-time Grammy winning singer Christina Aguilera has named her newborn daughter Summer Rain Rutler.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:36:08 AM

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