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Indian consulate caught dumping visa applications

The Indian Consulate in San Francisco was caught in a controversy when the San Francisco Chronicle reported that it dumped documents and paperwork submitted along with the visa application, in the......

Trump faces major legal test over his travel ban

As President Donald Trump is set to face a major legal test over his travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations, the White House on Tuesday ruled out any possibility of withdrawing......

US: Desi teen hacks police emergency network, arrested

An Indian-origin teenager has been arrested in the United States for carrying out a cyberattack that swamped Arizona's emergency services with several bogus calls, an incident he claimed was a......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

This week’s collection of stories that prove we live in a truly mad, mad world. 1) This ain’t no super glue commercial A woman has been left with hair extensions stuck to her head......

What The World Needs: A Fellowship of Minds

'They don't always agree with our governments, their teachers or their parents, but it is the conviction of their ideas, and their determination to share them with the world that, I believe, is one......

Google's mystery barge in San Francisco Bay under investigation

The agency that oversees development in the San FranciscoBay in California has begun a formal investigation into the construction of a secretive Google Inc barge on an island in the bay. The probe,......

BoI plans China, US arms by 2006

Bank of India plans to establish subsidiaries in Shenzen, China and San Francisco, US -- a Nigerian unit is likely too -- by March 2006.The bank is also examining entry into various other markets......

10 things that can wreck the finances of a company

Image: Workers install the chassis along a production line at a truck factory in Hefei, Anhui. Photograph: Reuters A new report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty examines global......

Financial crisis could send suicide, homicide rate

The current global financial crisis may turn out to be a major killer, and could send suicide and homicide rates soaring, says a new Lancet study.Researchers at London School of Hygiene and......

Wall Street's top earners: Your pain, their gain

Problems paying the mortgage, filling the gas tank and feeding the family have eroded living standards for millions of Americans during the past several months. Not so for people who manage big......

Will these movies win an Oscar?

Here's looking at some brilliant movies. The Toronto International Film Festival was very good for American movies, especially the indie kind. The Oscar competition is going to be strong and......

'Daughters are as valuable as sons'

'Not only the poor in India want sons, but even in the Indian community in the US and Canada.' 'The more educated they are, the more access they have to money and use of technology in gender......

Nagesh Kukunoor's Dhanak makes waves in Berlin

Hollywood stars had a strong presence at this year's Berlinale, but the results were mixed.The biggest disappointment at the Berlinale is the very small representation of Indian films. Aseem......

A doctor who rocks the music charts

Even before the band Rupa & the April Fishes began a tour that would take them to over two dozen cities in America, Canada and Europe, bandleader Rupa Marya was being sought out for interviews......

What goes on in a terrorist's mind

Armed with mostly positive reviews, the disturbing, thought-provoking film The War Within, about a Pakistani suicide bomber who sets out to blow up Grand Central station in New York, is expanding......

Kaka has knee surgery, out for up to four months

Real Madrid midfielder Kaka has undergone an operation on his left knee and could be ruled out for three to four months, the clinic which carried out the surgery said on Thursday. The Spanish club......

Jones wants lie detector test on Conte

The lawyer for triple Olympic champion Marion Jones has challenged the indicted hea9d of the BALCO laboratory to take a lie detector test after he alleged he had seen her taking......

BALCO head helped Jones use steroids

The head of the BALCO lab at the centre of a global steroid scandal said in an interview to be aired on Friday that he witnessed track star Marion Jones using steroids in a drug program he......

Marion Jones used steroids: BALCO head

The head of the BALCO lab at the centre of a global steroid scandal said in an interview to be aired on Friday that he witnessed track star Marion Jones using steroids in a drug program he......

Jones seeks charges against ex-husband

Lawyers for Olympic track champion Marion Jones said on Friday that her ex-husband C.J. Hunter should be prosecuted for lying to federal officials following reports he told them Jones had used......
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Facebook to overhaul political ads, share some with U.S. Congress

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Uber reviews Asia business amid U.S. bribery probe - source

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Talking to older adults about expected course of illness may be helpful

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Wells Fargo uncovers more fake accounts in drawn-out scandal

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