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P Parameswaran

P Parameswaran

    Will US move to nationalise banks?
    Will US move to nationalise banks?
    As their market values fall far below the level of funds received by the government, top US banks have become virtually state owned, with investors...
    New US embassy in Baghdad riddled with problems
    New US embassy in Baghdad riddled with problems
    Shoddy construction work, safety lapses, kickbacks, internal disputes and ballooning costs -- the new United States embassy complex in Baghdad is...
    No world compromise on whaling for Japan
    No world compromise on whaling for Japan
    Japan offered a compromise on Monday to break an impasse over its controversial plan to lift a 20-year moratorium of commercial whale hunting, but...
    Ban on commercial whaling under threat
    Ban on commercial whaling under threat
    Officials from 75 nations on Monday begin talks critical to whale conservation amid pressure -- notably from Japan -- to lift a 20-year ban on...
    US considers Security Council referral for N Korea
    US considers Security Council referral for N Korea
    North Korea's reluctance to return to the negotiating table over its nuclear weapons programme has fuelled speculation the United States may seek...
    US Congress holds hearing on India's caste system
    US Congress holds hearing on India's caste system
    The US Congress held an unprecedented hearing on Thursday on India's Dalits, once known as the "untouchables," highlighting what it calls a key...
    US to take China to task over Zimbabwe
    US to take China to task over Zimbabwe
    The United States expressed concern on Thursday over China's increasingly close ties with Zimbabwe at a time when the international community is...