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Miss Universe 2010 – Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete

August 25th, 2010 · No Comments · News, World

Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete was crowned the Miss Universe 2010. The 22-year old Navarrete is from Guadalajara, Mexico. The finals of the Miss Universe 2010 competition was held at the hotel on 23 August 2010. Jimena Navarrete was crowned by the outgoing Miss Universe 2010, Stefanía Fernández from Venezuela. Miss Universe 2010, the 59th edition […]

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tornado, Tornado warning

January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · News, Science, World

Tornado warning in Santa Cruz, San Jose, Bay Area‎ The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for San Jose and The Bay Area, today, Wednesday. The NWS issued a tornado warning for parts of Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties in the San Francisco Bay Area. This happened after wind gusts as […]

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US Holidays List 2010

January 18th, 2010 · No Comments · News, World

The People are searching for US holiday list 2010. Below is a quote from opm.gov about US Holidays 2010. “Federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103) establishes the following public holidays for Federal employees. Please note that most Federal employees work on a Monday through Friday schedule. For these employees, when a holiday falls on a nonworkday […]

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Not all attacks in Australia are racist, says Rahman

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · India, World

Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) Not all attacks on Indians in Australia are racist in nature, says music maestro A.R. Rahman, now here for a free concert in a bid to bridge relations between India and Australia. The Indian Oscar winner urged the media not to go overboard.

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Yemeni clerics threaten Jihad against foreign troops in country

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · World

Sana’a (Yemen), Jan 14 (DPA) More than 150 Yemeni clerics threatened Thursday to declare Jihad if any foreign troops entered the Arab country to fight Al-Qaeda. The clerics made the warning in a statement at the conclusion of a meeting in a Sana’a mosque.

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90 percent of world’s languages will disappear in 100 years: UN

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Article, World

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A UN report on the state of the world’s indigenous peoples Thursday said about 90 percent of the world’s languages which are spoken by indigenous peoples may be extinct in the next 100 years.

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Suicide attacks kill 17 in southern Afghanistan

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · News, World

Kabul, Jan 14 (DPA) A suicide bomber killed 16 people in a crowded market in southern Afghanistan Thursday while another attack in the same region left a police officer dead, officials said. The bomber struck the marketplace in Deh Rawood, a district in the southern province of Uruzgan, on its busiest day of the week, […]

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China confirms detaining Indians

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · India, World

Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) China confirmed Thursday that a group of Indian nationals has been detained on smuggling charges. "Chinese police detained some Indians suspected of smuggling," foreign ministry spokesperson Jiang Yu told a press briefing Thursday.

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Ordeal of 34 Kerala workers in Libya ends

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · News, World

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) The ordeal of 34 workers from Kerala, stranded in a labour camp in Libya has ended as they are being flown out from the Libyan capital Tripoli, an official said here Thursday.

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Indian gets 17 years in jail for killing Singapore prostitute

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · India, World

Singapore, Jan 14 (DPA) A Singapore court Thursday sentenced an Indian national to 17 years in jail for killing a pregnant prostitute, a media report said. Madhuri Jaya Chandra Reddy, 21, who pleaded guilty to culpable homicide, is to also be caned 12 strokes.

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Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud killed in US drone strike?

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · News, World

Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud is believed to be among the 15 militants killed Thursday in a US drone strike in the country’s northwest but this could not be independently confirmed. Quoting a private TV channel, Online news agency reported that Mehsud and 14 other militants were killed when a US […]

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Red Cross launches family-finder website for Haiti quake victims

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · News, World

Geneva, Jan 14 (DPA) The International Committee of the Red Cross launched Thursday a programme and website to help families in Haiti locate missing relatives. "The aim of the family links website is to accelerate the process of restoring contact between separated family members," the ICRC said.

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Device to sniff out explosives at airports

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · News, World

Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Scientists have developed an intelligent system that sniffs out chemicals in explosives and helps track terrorists who may fool existing security systems at airports.

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Venezuela cuts electricity sales to Brazil

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · World

Rio de Janeiro, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela, which has implemented a nationwide power-rationing plan, has cut sales of electricity to Brazil by 20 percent, Brazilian officials said.

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Indian student intake in Australia to be monitored

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · India, World

Melbourne, Jan 14 (IANS) Australia is tracking foreign students coming to study amid reports that the number of Indians applying for visas has fallen due to attacks on them. The Australian government will "track the number of students coming to this country, including Indian students", said Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The number of Indians […]

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India takes up gurdwara fire with Australia

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Nation, World

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid outrage in India, specially in Punjab, over a fire in a gurdwara under construction in Melbourne, the Indian government Thursday said it was in touch with the Australian authorities over the incident.

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Canadian governor general sobs on TV over Haiti quake

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · News, World

Toronto, Jan 14 (IANS) Canadians saw sombre scenes on their televisions Wednesday when their Governor General Michaelle Jean broke down during a press conference on the situation in her native Haiti, which was devastated by an earthquake Tuesday.

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Why is Habibullah still information chief, ask RTI activists

January 14th, 2010 · No Comments · World

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A group of Right to Information (RTI) activists has served a legal notice on the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) over Wajahat Habibullah continuing as chief information commissioner (CIC) three months after he reportedly resigned.

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