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Commodity price rise a challenge for PepsiCo: Nooyi
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) Beverage and snack major PepsiCo plans to introduce new products in 2008 while battling a global rise in commodity prices, its Indian American CEO Indra Nooyi said here Saturday.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 2:06:59 PM

Australian court clears Haneef, family unlikely to sue (Second Lead)
Bangalore/Sydney, Dec 21 (IANS) A court in Australia Friday cleared the way for Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef to return to his job as registrar in a Gold Coast hospital, leading to double Eid festivities at his home in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.

Friday, December 21, 2007 4:38:22 PM

Australian court clears Haneef, family says its Eid gift (Lead)
Bangalore/Sydney, Dec 21 (IANS) An Australian court Friday cleared the way for Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef to return to his job in a Gold Coast hospital, leading to double Eid festivities at his home in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.

Friday, December 21, 2007 1:45:15 PM

Indian American joins race for NASA's space conquest
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) PlanetSpace, a Chicago-based firm engaged in niche commercial space business and co-founded by Indian American entrepreneur Chirinjeev Kathuria, is at the forefront of the race to build US space agency NASA's new cargo and crew spaceship.

Friday, December 21, 2007 9:40:46 AM

Cautioning NRI workers and spouses with TV ads (Commentary)
Any NRI will be horrified to see a TV ad in which an Indian housemaid is slapped by her employer. But these shocking stories of NRI workers being exploited, abused or beaten keep appearing in the Indian and global media with sickening regularity. In most cases, these silent and suffering NRIs cannot get redress from their employers, employment agents, the local authorities or the Indian missions. Since they are not so well educated and lack information about their rights and how to get a fair deal, they suffer endless travails.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:55:30 AM

Colorado to ring in 2008 with Indian fables
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) It is not 'Tom & Jerry', 'Sesame Street', or even 'Harry Potter'. Colorado will ring in New Year this time with an animation series based on Indian fables and nonsense rhymes made by renowned US-based Indian animator Manick Sorcar.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:46:56 AM

US Army's 'Specialist Kaur' is back in Iraq action (Feature)
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) The burst from a malfunctioning automatic weapon may have injured her but not her spirit to be where the action is. Gunner Ranbir Kaur, a Jat-Sikh girl born in India, is headed back to Iraq for patrol duty with the US National Guards.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 4:48:27 PM

Agra doctor's global drug racket case hanging fire
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) Neighbours of Brij Bhushan Bansal here had no inkling of what was going on in the doctor's clinic till his arrest in 2005 for running a global illegal Internet pharmacy network along with his Philadelphia-based son. A US court has now sentenced the son to 30 years in prison, while the case against the Agra doctor is still hanging fire.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 2:57:49 PM

Hong Kong's JB Group to invest Rs.15 bn in India
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Hong Kong-based globally diversified $3-billion JB Group, the first Indian-owned company to secure mining rights in China, will invest Rs.15 billion ($380 million) in similar activities as well as the hospitality sector in India during fiscal 2008-09, company officials said.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 12:54:04 PM

Resolute Sikh girl back in Iraq as a US soldier
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) The burst from a malfunctioning automatic weapon may have injured her but not her spirit to be where the action is. Ranbir Kaur, 21, a Jat-Sikh girl born in India, is headed back to Iraq - one of the most troubled spots in the world - to make up on lost work as part of the US armed forces.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 12:53:32 PM

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