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New Take on "Why this Kolaveri Di" by Rock Star, Ankit Love & Amit Bhojwani Is Tweeted by Film Star Preity Zinta

International recording artist Ankit Love and Lagos/London based rapper Amit Bhojwani’s rap/dance transformation of “Why this Kolaveri Di” guest starring Baltic actress Egija Zviedre is tweeted and shared by film stars, journalists, DJs and pro athletes around the world. http://youtu.be/ConiyhtSScQHollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Celebrity tweets: …

Karzai says Afghanistan joins Taliban peace talks: report

(Reuters) – The U.S. and Afghan governments have begun secret three-way talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told The Wall Street Journal, in a move that could bolster U.S.-led …

Libya invites Syria rebels to open Tripoli office (Reuters)

Reuters – Libya will let Syria’s opposition National Council open an office in Tripoli, Libya’s interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil told Al Jazeera television on Wednesday.

Pollaveri Di: Goa politicians find party song

Kolaveri Di is now a party song, the poll way. Goan imitations of the hit Tamil-English number are propping up party messages.

Grants are an ANC failure: iLIVE

It is disgraceful that, instead of the government employing the services of the Hawks to fish out the illegal recipients of social grants, they are forcing poor people to re-register for their pensions (“Shake-up

Foreigners are safe amidst Maldives political crisis

Despite the recent wake of political turmoil in Maldives, the foreigners are safe and there is no trouble for them. Since the international airport and luxury resorts are located on separate islands the tourist resorts are operating as usual. No tourists have been affected by the political tension and unrest…

Tourists unaffected despite political turbulence in Maldives: Tourism Ministry

Ministry of Tourism has assured that Maldives and its hospitality still remains perfectly safe to visitors to enjoy their holidays despite the wake of recent political turbulence in the capital island Male’ due…

Interviews: Meltwater Appeals UK Web News Fees As Both Sides Claim Victory

The Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA) and Meltwater put their own contrasting spins on Tuesday’s setting by the UK’s Copyright Tribunal of the fees Meltwater’s news monitor clients must pay newspaper websites …

China VP flies to US for getting-acquainted visit

China’s vice president left Monday for a crucial getting-acquainted visit to the United States before he takes over as leader of the world’s most populous nation later this year, amid tensions over trade, …

Sports minister: Spain has doping problem

Spain’s sports minister acknowledged Tuesday the country has a doping problem that needs fixing after its record in the fight against drugs came under scrutiny with Alberto Contador’s ban from cycling.

United Russia To Be Dismantled?

MOSCOW — United Russia, the country’s dominant political party for more than a decade, might be radically reformed or even dissolved in the coming months, media reports said Friday.

FIFA chief to visit India next month

AFP/Zurich FIFA president Sepp Blatter is to visit India in March as the football federation looks to develop one of the world’s most untapped markets, officials said yesterday.

Germany losing patience with "throwing money" at Greece

Germany is running out of patience with throwing money into the “bottomless pit” of Greece’s debt crisis.

Lexington Minuteman staff earns awards

The staff of the Lexington Minuteman earned several awards in the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s 2011 Better Newspaper Contest.

Egypt to hold presidential poll in May: report

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s first presidential election since Hosni Mubarak was overthrown a year ago will be held by late May, Wednesday’s state newspaper al-Ahram quoted a government minister as saying. Army leaders who took over from Mubarak in February…

New Take on "Why this Kolaveri Di" by Rock Star, Ankit Love, Featuring Amit Bhojwani is Tweeted by Film Star Preity …

International recording artist Ankit Love and Lagos/London based rapper Amit Bhojwani’s rap/dance transformation of “Why this Kolaveri Di” guest starring Baltic actress Egija Zviedre is tweeted and shared by film stars, journalists, DJs and pro athletes around the world. http://youtu.be/ConiyhtSScQHollywood, CA…

GLORY LTD. to Acquire Talaris Topco Limited

GLORY LTD. hereby announces that it has resolved to make a binding offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Talaris Topco Limited head

Host Europe Virtualizes Gaming Databases in the Cloud with Fusion-io

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –  Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO – News) today announced that Host Europe GmbH, a leading European managed cloud service provider and part of the Host Europe Group, has deployed …

US, Europe look at fast but risky penalty on Iran

The United States and Europe are considering unprecedented punishment against Iran that could immediately cripple the country’s financial lifeline. But it’s an extreme option in the banking world that …

Bizzingo Signs Agreement With Sun Enterprises Group Forming Joint Venture to Provide B2B Social Media in China

FLEMINGTON, NJ– – Bizzingo, Inc. , a business centric social media company, announced that it has signed an agreement with China-based Sun Enterprises Group, Ltd. forming a joint venture for technology, …

Raystream Opens Regional Office in South Africa

Raystream Inc. , a provider of HD video compression services, is expanding its market reach with a new regional office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

ENVIRON Opens First Africa Office

ARLINGTON, VA– – Ewire — Stephen T. Washburn, CEO, is pleased to announce that ENVIRON will expand the firm’s global network by opening its first office in Africa on 1 March 2012, in Johannesburg. ENVIRON …

Geldof Africa fund raises $200 million

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Irish rock star Bob Geldof has raised $200 million for his “8 Mile” African private equity fund, cementing a shift in his global anti-poverty crusade from rich world debt forgiveness to promoting private enterprise. “Africa is now a continent of extraordinary business and investment opportunity,…

THE BIG READ: Slippery slope to ruin

Lucas Papademos was suitably apocalyptic. If the terms of the second Greek bailout were not approved, the Greek prime minister warned over the weekend, there would be

Maldives must resolve own conflict: UN

Maldives must resolve own conflict: UN

The United Nations told the people of the Maldives on Monday it was up to them to resolve violent divisions that saw their first freely elected president upended last week. Supporters of Mohamed Nasheed, …

Biden greets Chinese VP for official visit (AP)

AP – China’s likely future leader Xi Jinping made his first visit to the White House Tuesday and said he wanted to continue building a cooperative relationship with the United States.

What the United States and China Need to Do

Elizabeth C. Economy discusses Chinese vice president Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States.

Kamal Chauhan, former RSS worker, planted bombs on Samjhauta Express: NIA

Kamal Chauhan was taken to court which today granted NIA his custody for questioning him on his role in 2007 blast in the Delhi-Lahore train that left 68 dead.

EC to act on Khurshid after hearing from PM

“It is only prudent that the Election Commission will wait to see what the prime minister has to say and so far the commission has not heard from the prime minister.”

Clinton: Poverty helping fuel violence in Nigeria

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton warned Monday that the rampant poverty that plagues oil-rich Nigeria — felt most acutely in its Muslim north — is fueling the religious violence now tearing at the nation.

The Victoria Advocate Newspaper Engages ACI as Distribution Partner

LONG BEACH, CA– – The Victoria Advocate newspaper has entered into an agreement with ACI to provide distribution services, it was announced by Stephen McHaney and Dan Easton, co-publishers of The Victoria …

Malaysia deports Saudi accused of prophet insult

Malaysian authorities on Sunday deported a young Saudi journalist accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad on Twitter, a police official said. The move came despite concerns from

Iran blocks email, restricts net access: reports

Iran has further restricted access to the Internet and blocked popular email services for the past few days, in a move a top lawmaker said could “cost the regime dearly,” media reports said on Sunday.

Iran chokes Internet at politically sensitive time

Access to the Internet’s most-used sites and tools is being choked in Iran at a politically charged period, blocking communication channels for local businesses, bank clients, scientists and foreign media.

Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions

Feb 13 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers,acquisitions and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asiancompanies were reported by 2100 GMT on Monday. ** Vodafone Group, the world’s largest mobileoperator …

Israeli diplomat wounded in India car bomb blast; second attack thwarted in Tbilisi

Israeli leaders blamed Iran and Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah for a car bomb attack that wounded an Israeli diplomat at its New Delhi, India embassy Monday. A second car bomb targeting the vehicle of a non-diplomatic staffer at the Israeli embassy…

Microsoft India retail site hit by 'cyber attack'

Microsoft said on Monday it was investigating an attack by hackers on its Indian retail website, reportedly carried out by a Chinese group called the “Evil Shadow

Chafing at insults, Germany loses patience with Greece

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is running out of patience with throwing money into the “bottomless pit” of Greece’s debt crisis and any lingering sympathy in Berlin is being undermined by anti-German slogans on the lips of politicians and austerity protesters in Athens. …

France's Sarkozy to announce re-election bid

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to announce his bid for re-election this week, setting the stage for what he hopes will be a dramatic comeback against his poll-leading Socialist rival.

Monday newspaper round-up: Greece, Vodafone, UK economy

Rioters set Athens ablaze last night as Greek MPs approved a harsh new austerity package aimed at keeping their country in the euro. Tens of thousands of demonstrators besieged Parliament while MPs neared …

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