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The Kashmiri Pandit who wants to be California's governor

'Today, the gift of a good education and the opportunity it creates are out of reach for millions of struggling Californians. That's why I'm running for governor -- to create jobs and give kids a......

Indian American actor gets 7 years for extortion

Indian-American actor Vivek Shah, 26, of West Hollywood, California, was sentenced to seven years and three months in federal prison for orchestrating a multi-million-dollar extortion scheme, US......

Pacemaker inventor Wilson Greatbatch dead

Wilson Greatbatch, who invented the implantable cardiac pacemaker more than 50 years ago, has passed away. He was 92.Greatbatch, whose invention is keeping millions of hearts beating in rhythm,......

PIX: Eight dead as gunman goes berserk in Ohio

Seven people, including an 11-year-old child, were shot and killed in a small town in northeastern Ohio in the United States on Sunday in a rampage that ended when police killed the suspected......

Shiv Gaglani in inventor's hall of fame

More than 80,000 people are in the National Organ Transplantation Waiting List in the United States, awaiting organ donors in their struggle to live. "Eighteen of these patients die every day, so......

Now, tech to catch drivers using cellphones

Highway Safety and Technology, an Akron-Ohio based company, has developed a technology that detects drivers talking on their cellphones. Instead of a police officer observing a cellphone in use,......

Indian Amercian gets plum post in US govt

Neel Kashkari, who was the Senior Advisor to US Treasury Secretary Henry M Paulson, was nominated by President Bush to the post of Assistant Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs and has......

Amar Bose in US Inventors Hall of Fame

Amar Bose last month joined the ranks of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Alva Edison, after the National Inventors Hall of Fame announced his name as one of the seven living 2008 inductees. Dr......

McDonald's fined $4,90,000 in AIDS suit

A jury has ruled that McDonald's Corp discriminated against a restaurant manager who claimed he was forced out of his job after the company learned he had AIDS.The jury on Thursday awarded Russell......

McIlroy bows out of British Open after 'practice round'

Rory McIlroy turned the last 11 holes of his British Open into a glorified practice round on Friday as the Northern Irishman missed a British Open cut for the first time. The World No 2 was already......

I will be back for the Open, says Jeev

Jeev Milkha Singh finished his campaign at the 141st Open Championships rather tamely with a three-over 73 that ended with a double bogey on the 18th in Lytham, England, on Sunday. Jeev's 73 saw......

Atwal tied 18th with Tiger Woods

Arjun Atwal made a strong start, with a two-under 68, to be placed at tied 18th along with Tiger Woods after the opening round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at the Firestone Country Club,......

Woods to return to golf action in Ohio next week

Tiger Woods, who has missed the last two majors because of leg injuries, will return to competition at next week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, the former world number one said on......

Tiger back with a bang

Tiger Woods won his 14th major, and 65th PGA Tour title, with a playoff victory over fellow American Rocco Mediate at the US Open in San Diego, California on Monday.Following are some of Woods's......

  People speak for akron

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Q. Why is theatre screen called silver screen ?
:  A. Since the advent of film in the early 1900s, theaters have been trying to optimize their viewing quality. During the 1920s, movie-screen producers...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-theatre-screen-called-silver-screen-//answers/17678804

Laxman
Q. Thank God it is Friday (TGIF)------Why is it said so?
Laxman:  A. Starting in the United States, it has become a common expression of relief at the end of the work week and anticipation of relaxing or partying...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/thank-god-it-is-friday-tgif------why-is-it-said-so/17678767/answers/13638383

Good Citizen
Q. why is hamburger named so?
Good Citizen:  A. Menches brothers 1885, Hamburg, New York. Western New York history recorded that Frank and Charles Menches ran out of pork for their sausage patty...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-hamburger-named-so/13637112/answers/9287137

  Web results for Akron
Bridal Shop Owner Expecting Apology from Former Ebola Patient Amber Vinson is A

An attorney representing the Dallas nurse Amber Vinson, who was recently at the centre of an Ebola scare, is seeking refund from a bridal shop for... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/bridal-shop-owner-expecting-apology-former-ebola-patient-amber-vinson-asked-refund-instead-615227
U.S. Median Home Price in October Increases to Highest Level Since September 2008, Still 19 Percent Below 2006 Peak

Price Appreciation Slowing in More Than Half of Major U.S. Markets; 20 Major Metros Reach New Post-Recession Price Peaks in 2013 or 2014; REO and... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3242335
Akron and Cleveland Students Take Polar Express Train Ride Courtesy of the FirstEnergy Foundation

Firstenergy (NYSE:FE) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Wednesday 26 November 2014 AKRON, Ohio , Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The FirstEnergy... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=64560750
Goodyear Urges Consumers to Check Tires Before Holiday Travel

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (MM) (NASDAQ:GT) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Wednesday 26 November 2014 AKRON, Ohio , Nov. 25, 2014... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=64559907
Nurse who had Ebola asks bridal shop for refunds

By Sam Holden LONDON (Reuters) - After enduring their worst start to a Premier League season, Arsenal and manager Arsene Wenger will look forward... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/nurse-had-ebola-asks-bridal-shop-refunds-144657290.html

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