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Apple Sells Two Million iPads in Two Months

Apple Sells Two Million iPads in Two Months

June 01, 2010 – In “less than 60 days”, Apple has shifted two million iPads. If you remember, it took just 28 days to sell the first million, so it doesn’t look like sales are slowing down much yet. In fact, it seems like Apple could have offloaded a lot more if only it could make them fast enough.

Global Demonstrations to awaken industrialized countries

Global Demonstrations to awaken industrialized countries

December 12, 2009 – IR Summary/Voanews-

God Believers, World Peace & Earth Saving Mission, WP&ESM, whose main dedication is to save the Earth Planet from all angles created by humans themselves including global warming,
hail the action of environmental activists, who in great numbers have programmed to hold a massive march today in Copenhagen so as to put heavy pressure on the world leaders to do more to combat climate change, as similar protests are held across the globe.

India-Australia ODI delayed and may be abandoned

India-Australia ODI delayed and may be abandoned

New Delhi, India: November 11, 2009 – IR Summary/TNN –

The seventh and final One Day International between India and Australia, which is to be held on Wednesday i.e. today, has been delayed due to unrelenting rains in Mumbai, and there are little signs of its resumption. However, it shall be finally decided at 5 PM.

22-year-old Sikh student attacked in Australia

22-year-old Sikh student attacked in Australia

Melbourne, Australia: October 26, 2009 in yet another attack on Indians here, a 22 year old Sikh student was punched in his head by a group of Australians who also removed his turban while he was sleeping at a bus stop in Melbourne.

Racial attacks compel Australia to review Overseas students Act

Racial attacks compel Australia to review Overseas students Act

New Delhi, India: July 14, 2009 – IR Summary/ Agencies – The racial attacks on Indians have compelled Australian govt to review the Minority Act as soon as possible, probably by the end of this year, so as to shed the fear in the minds of the minority students, who come to Australia for study.

Data Bank on Indians abroad being processed: MOIA

Data Bank on Indians abroad being processed: MOIA

New Delhi, India: June 28, 2009 -IR Summary/MOIA- Keeping the track of all the Indians abroad with view to safeguard their welfare and well being, , the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) has launched an motivated project to create a data bank of all those going abroad to ensure their well-being, a move triggered by incidents of attacks on Indians abroad

On Road to Copenhagen through India

On Road to Copenhagen through India

June 24, 2009 – Five months from now, the 15th Annual Conference of Parties (CoP15) will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from December 6-18th and the conference’s main agenda will be to frame a successor plan for the Kyoto Protocol (KP) treaty that expires in 2012.

Namaste India says New Zealand

Namaste India says New Zealand

June 22, 2009 – Indian students might prefer New Zealand for higher studies and immigration after they were being targeted in Australia. Though New Zealand is close to Australia, there is marked difference in the country’s attitude towards multi-ethnic society and tolerant towards Asian race.

More attacks on Indians in Sydney

More attacks on Indians in Sydney

June 9, 2009 – Police in Sydney, Australia had to be called to Harris Park suburb on Monday night to quell an angry crowd, provoked by two new alleged attacks on Indians.

1,447 Indians attacked in ’08-’09: Aus top cop

1,447 Indians attacked in ’08-’09: Aus top cop

New Delhi: June 3, 2009 – Despite Australia’s claims that the recent attacks on Indians are not racist in nature, figures revealed by Melbourne Police Chief Commissioner show crimes against Indians have risen considerably in the past two years.