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  • US Presidential poll: Michelle, Ann woo voters with cookies November 3, 2012

    The final days of the US election campaigns can get a little salty. However, at restaurants in the nation's capital, election season has been pretty sweet. Chefs have been cooking up candidate-inspired dishes, and putting them head-to-head. At Occidental Grill, diners receive one of Ann Romney's M&M cookies, one of Michelle Obama's...
  • Sex, cash, secrets: MHA corporate mole arrested November 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Ravi Inder Singh, the top bureaucrat in Home Ministry involved in a sensational corporate spying case, was arrested on Tuesday night for criminal conspiracy and Prevention of Corruption Act. Earlier on Tuesday, a businessman named Vineet, alleged middleman who cut deals for Singh, was also arrested. The IAS officer handled...
  • Question time for King Gyanendra August 29, 2006

    Kathmandu: An inquiry panel will question Nepal's king about his role in the killing of pro-democracy activists in April, an official said on Tuesday, an unprecedented move in a nation which once revered its monarch. The panel has already grilled dozens of officials, including ministers in the royalist Cabinet headed by...