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  • Bill Gates praises Bihar CM

    Geneva,May18 (): “Nitish Kumar (Bihar Chief minister) and Muhammad Pate (head of Nigeria’s polio eradication programme) have demonstrated that the best leaders can overcome the worst circumstances,” said  Bill Gates in his address to the 64th World Health Assembly (WHA), which is the governing body of the World Health Organisation (WHO) The Sixty-fourth session of…

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  • Beware of Mumbai and Beijing kids – Obama

    Washington, May17 (): US President Barack Obama once stated that India and China were emerging as new economic force and that is because of their hard work. A few days ago he had hinted about changing the immigration law by which non American students studying in US universities were retained back to start new ventures…

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  • Sony play station back in US-Europe after hacker attack

    Tokyo, May 16 ():  Basic services on the Sony PlayStation Network and Qriocity services were switched on for users in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand for the first time in more than three weeks, but users in Asia face a longer wait for service to resume, reports IDG News service….

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  • No subsidy for oil and gas-Obama

    Washington, Apr 27 (): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday reacting to Speaker of the US House of Representatives John Boehner’s willingness to eliminate tax subsidies for oil and gas industry, asked Congressional leadership to take immediate action to eliminate unwarranted tax breaks for the oil and gas industry. He wanted to use those dollars…

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  • Gulf Cooperation Council asks UN to stop Iran

    Riyadh, Apr 18 (): Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), after a meeting in the Saudi capital Riyadh yesterday, called in a statement for “necessary measures” from UN against Iran to prevent it from sowing regional discord. This comes soon after Hillary Clinton called on Mid-east countries to understand that Iran was sowing discontent in their States….

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  • Obama and Qatar Emir discuss Middle East and Libya

    Washington, Apr 15 (): US President Barack Obama has described his meeting with  Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani of Qatar in his Oval Office here as ” very useful.” Both discussed the current situation in Libya and the Middle East. After terming the meeting  ”a very useful conversation”, Obama thanked Hamad for “the leadership that…

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  • Infosys against graft in India

    Bangalore, Apr 10 ():   Now, a top IT company with overseas operations has come out against graft in India.“ We were asked to pay bribe. We refused. But in all places, wherever Infosys is functioning today, we have been supported by the chief secretaries. In north India too, we got the approval without paying…

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  • Gadhafi asks `son’ Obama to stop NATO air strikes

    Washington, Apr 7 ():” Gadhafi asked Obama in a letter to stop the unjust war against a small people of a developing country and said those in the opposition are terrorists and members of al Qaeda,” the White house official said. “We have been hurt more morally than physically, because of what had happened against…

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  • SC notice on Binayak Sen plea

    New Delhi, Mar11 (): The Supreme Court bench of justices H S Bedi and C K Prasad asked the Chhattisgarh government to file its response within four weeks, on a petition by rights activist Binayak Sen seeking bail and stay on his life imprisonment imposed by a sessions court for his links with Maoists. The bench…

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  • Cholera outbreak in Haiti kills more than 250

    Haiti, Oct 25 (): Health officials are preparing for a large scale outbreak of cholera in the earth quake hit region of Haiti where the outbreak has already killed 253 people and left more than 3,000 sick. Now there is raising fear that cholera could spread to the city of Port-au-Prince. Sanitation efforts and quarantine…

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