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Aquatic puppetry entertains President Mukherjee in Vietnam

Sep 15 2014, 1:22am CDT | by IANS

Hanoi, Sep 15 (IANS) Arriving in Vietnam on a four-day state visit, President Pranab Mukherjee did not immediately engage in statecraft with his hosts having arranged an entertaining diversion for him -- a show of famed... Read more Sep 15 2014, 1:22am CDT
 
 

Jazz pianist Joe Sample dead

Sep 14 2014, 4:48am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Jazz pianist Joe Sample has died in Houston. He was 75. Read more Sep 14 2014, 4:48am CDT
 
 

25 Pakistani protesters arrested for attacking PTV

Sep 13 2014, 2:26am CDT | by IANS

Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Police have arrested 25 people from different parts of Punjab province, including Lahore, for attacking the Pakistan Television (PTV) headquarters in Islamabad Sep 1. Read more Sep 13 2014, 2:26am CDT
 
 

Tibetans celebrate bathing festival

Sep 13 2014, 2:22am CDT | by IANS

Lhasa, Sep 13 (IANS) Tibetans Saturday celebrated their annual bathing festival by taking a bath in the Lhasa river. Read more Sep 13 2014, 2:22am CDT
 
 

Tokyo shoppers beguiled with 'infinite flower garden'

Sep 13 2014, 2:20am CDT | by IANS

Tokyo, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) Japanese art collective TeamLab Inc. has come up with an interactive garden of computer-generated images of flowers that emerge, grow, wither and fall to the ground when you touch them on a... Read more Sep 13 2014, 2:20am CDT
 
 

Bharara wants Indian-American Obama critic jailed for 16 months

Sep 12 2014, 10:56am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara wants Indian-American conservative commentator and author Dinesh D'Souza who made a highly critical 2012 documentary of President Barack Obama,... Read more Sep 12 2014, 10:56am CDT
 
 

Lawrence of Arabia's map to go under the hammer

Sep 11 2014, 11:00pm CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A rough map of the Arabian peninsula sketched by T.E. Lawrence will be auctioned at Sotheby's Nov 4, the renowned London auction house has announced. Read more Sep 11 2014, 11:00pm CDT
 
 

US media sceptical about Obama plan to fight IS

Sep 11 2014, 7:32am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Major US newspapers Thursday expressed doubts on the effectiveness of President Barrack Obama's plans against the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group in Iraq and Syria, while... Read more Sep 11 2014, 7:32am CDT
 
 

Nepal media house gets summons for contempt of court

Sep 10 2014, 9:56am CDT | by IANS

Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) Nepal's Supreme Court has summoned the country's largest media house, Kantipur Publication, to appear before the court on contempt of court charges, officials said Wednesday. Read more Sep 10 2014, 9:56am CDT
 
 

Want to shed extra kilos? Join social media

Sep 9 2014, 7:40am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 9 (IANS) Social networking programmes designed to help people lose weight could play a role in the global fight against obesity, according to new research. Read more Sep 9 2014, 7:40am CDT
 
 

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