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As 'America's Doctor,' Vivek Murthy will hit the ground running

More than a year after he was nominated by President Barack Obama, the US Senate, defying the powerful pro-gun lobby National Rifle Association, voted to confirm Dr Vivek Hellegere Murthy as the......

Indian-American docs pitch for Murthy's confirmation as surgeon general

An influential group of Indian American doctors has campaigned at the Capitol Hill for Dr Vivek Murthy, who has been nominated by President Barack Obama for the post of surgeon general of the......

Indian Americans students to intern at Capitol Hill

A Chicago-based Indian American organisation has announced a Capitol Hill internship programme for two students of Indian origin, which will give them an opportunity to work with the United States......

Release Pak girl charged with blasphemy, Zardari urged

A bipartisan group of six American Senators has written a letter to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, asking him to address the growing religious intolerance in his country and release the minor......

US Justice Dept urged to track hate crimes against Sikhs

In the aftermath of the worst massacre of Sikhs in the history of the United States, when on August 5, 19 influential US Senators, led by California Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein, have written......

US-India trade policy forum postponed till later this year

US Trade Representative Ron Kirk has postponed his scheduled trip to India this week for the crucial eighth round of the US-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi."While considerable progress on......

Visa fee hike: US keen to calm India's nerves

The US is in touch with India to address its concerns over the hike in H1-B and L1 visa fee, which would adversely affect Indian IT companies, a senior administration official has said."We are in......

The next billionaire boom

It's hard to see them with all the gloomy news, but they're out there. Working away in the shadows of the global recession, a slew of future billionaires are quietly tinkering with the ideas that......

Reliance stops gasoline supply to Iran

Reliance Industries, the largest private company in the country, has decided to stop gasoline supplies to Iran after fulfilling all contractual obligations.This follows a letter written by eight US......

Bill Gates pips Buffett, is America's richest

The rich haven't gotten richer--or poorer--this year. The price of admission to this, the 27th edition of The Forbes 400, is $1.3 billion for the second year in a row. The assembled net worth of......

Oscars Winners at a Glance: The Artist wins 5 awards

The 84th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold:Best Picture The ArtistThe DescendantsExtremely Loud & Incredibly CloseThe HelpHugoMidnight......

How the Oscars bamboozled us

For a while there, we almost believed it. With dozens of first-time nominees-- several not old enough to drink-- and truly edgy films competing for the top prizes, not to mention two very pretty......

Oscars 2011: Winners at a Glance!

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards have been announced. There were quite a few surprises and many more expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold:Best PictureBlack SwanMike......

Rocky, Rekha and Paris Hilton

Staying home this weekend? Here's what to choose if you're in the mood for movies:Rocky 2Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers and Burgess Meredith. Director: Sylvester......

A weekend with Dirty Harry

At home this weekend? Pick up these DVDs and have a blast.Dirty HarryCast: Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni, John Vernon, and Andrew Robinson.Director: Don SiegelPlot: A serial killer......

Stats: Australia's top six score 50s as India suffer again

Australian captain Steve Smith (right) celebrates with team mate Shane Watson after scoring a century. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Australia continued their domination on Day 2 of the......

Cricket Buzz: NZ lose early wickets but firmly in control

New Zealand lurched to 14 for two in their second innings at the close of play on the third day of the first Test against West Indies in Kingston on Tuesday although they still controlled the match......

Hamilton ODI: West Indies thrash New Zealand to square series

The West Indies thrashed New Zealand by 203 runs in the fifth and final one-day international at Seddon Park, in Hamilton, on Wednesday, to draw the series 2-2. The tourists racked up......

Taylor scores ton to hold together NZ innings

Ross Taylor scored his 10th Test century and surpassed 4,000 career runs to anchor New Zealand's 307 for six at the close of play on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies at the......

McCullum, Taylor tons put NZ in charge against Windies

Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor capped a dominant day's play for New Zealand with centuries as the hosts reached 367 for three at the close of the first day of the first Test against West Indies......
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How walkouts, unpleasantries are tainting the brand

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The science behind swearing

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Avira wins German case over adware blocking

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Emerging Female Duo, AsOne, Releases Self-Titled Debut Album Available in Stores and Online Everywhere Today

Comments June 23, 2015 - Nashville, TN Emerging female duo AsOne delivers an innovative sound to the industry with their self-titled debut album... ...

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Meryl Streep Appeals to Members of Congress to Put the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Into the Constitution

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