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Dumbo American Politician Akin Sorry For ‘Rape’ Gaffe

Dumbo American Politician Akin Sorry For ‘Rape’ Gaffe

WASHINGTON – Republican Representative Todd Akin resisted pressure to quit the US Senate race in Missouri on Tuesday, releasing a new ad apologising for his inflammatory remarks about rape that have reinserted controversial abortion politics into the US presidential campaign. In an ad released online, Akin again apologised for his comments on Sunday, when he […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Naked Photos Of UK’s Prince Harry Published By US Site

Naked Photos Of UK’s Prince Harry Published By US Site

Pictures of a naked Prince Harry, grandson of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, cavorting with a nude young woman in a hotel room in Las Vegas were published on a US website on Wednesday, in a potential embarrassment to him and the royal family. LONDON – Pictures of a naked Prince Harry, grandson of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Respect Internet Freedom, U.S. Tells India

Respect Internet Freedom, U.S. Tells India

WASHINGTON – Voicing its support for full freedom of the internet, U.S. has urged India to maintain respect for fundamental freedoms, while probing rumours that have caused an exodus of northeastern Indians from southern cities. The U.S. “have seen these reports that northeastern Indians are returning to the northeast from cities in southern India, and […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

CORRUPT INDIA: BJP Demands PM’s Resignation Over CAG Coal Scam Report

CORRUPT INDIA: BJP Demands PM’s Resignation Over CAG Coal Scam Report

NEW DELHI- Parliament is set to witness a stormy week from Tuesday onwards, as the BJP seems determined to embarrass the Centre over the CAG’s damaging report on the allocation of coalfields. “We have demanded the resignation of the PM and will repeat our demand. It is unlikely that Parliament will function smoothly,” a  BJP […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

GINNY PIGS 211 People Died In Six Months During Clinical Trials In India

GINNY PIGS 211 People Died In Six Months During Clinical Trials In India

As many as 211 people died between January and June 2012 due to serious adverse events (SAE) during clinical trials. NEW DELHI: As many as 211 people died between January and June 2012 due to serious adverse events (SAE) during clinical trials. Investigations are now on to ascertain how many of the deaths were caused […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Forbes Names Sonia Gandhi 6th Most Powerful Woman, Germany’s Merkel On Top

Forbes Names Sonia Gandhi 6th Most Powerful Woman, Germany’s Merkel On Top

NEW YORK – Congress party president Sonia Gandhi was today ranked the sixth most powerful woman in the world, ahead of US First Lady Michelle Obama, by Forbes magazine in its list of 100 influential women, which was topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Gandhi, 65, is among the five Indian women who have been […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Pakistan Websites Blamed For Enticing Violence And Panic In Northeast India

Pakistan Websites Blamed For Enticing Violence And Panic In Northeast India

NEW DELHI – Blame games have become part of the politics, the recent being India blaming Pakistan social media for spreading rumors that had caused thousands of northeast people from India to panic and flee from the country, reports The Washington Post. Some bulk of rumors sourced from Pakistan had triggered panic among people from […]

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Infosys Pays Less To Indian Workers Than American In The Same Job, Says Ex-Employee

Infosys Pays Less To Indian Workers Than American In The Same Job, Says Ex-Employee

NEW YORK – Jack Palmer, a  former employee of Infosys who complained about harassment and discrimination at workplace  tells that Indian workers in his team were paid less than Americans.The trial related to visa fraud allegations levelled by him was scheduled to start on August 20 in the US court. According to sources, it has […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

U.S. Government To Sell Lucrative Real Estate Properties In India

U.S. Government To Sell Lucrative Real Estate Properties In India

NEW DELHI – The U.S government is planning to sell its real estate properties in India. Property consultancy, Knight Frank has been hired by U.S government to perform valuation and strategic review of all its real estate properties (amounting to thousands of crores) scattered across India, reports Ravi Teja Sharma of ET Bureau. The U.S […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

In Bad Weather, Sikhs, Muslims And Hindus Make Good Friends

In Bad Weather, Sikhs, Muslims And Hindus Make Good Friends

Muslim residents of Joshimath in Uttarakhand offered Eid namaaz on Monday in a gurdwara. NEW DELHI – In a country where religious intolerance and communal hatred dominate the news nowadays, here is something that goes to show that all is not rotten and ugly. Muslim residents of Joshimath in Uttarakhand offered Eid namaaz (prayers) on […]

August 25th, 2012 | Posted in South Asian | Read More »