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Lunch with Buffett? Get ready to pay $80,000

Want to lunch with legendary investor Mr Warren Buffett? All it takes is a few mouse clicks on online market place eBay, though you should be prepared to shell out thousands of dollars for an invite.

2 men with militant ties held in US

Two men were arrested on Saturday at John F. Kennedy International airport where they were believed headed for meetings with militant groups in Somalia, the New Jersey Star Ledger reported. The men were arrested as they tried to board flights to Egypt. They were charged with conspiring to commit an act of international terrorism

First show for Gebrselassie in New York

Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie will make his first career start at the New York Marathon, making the November event his first major US marathon appearance, race officials said on Wednesday.

Loyalty takes butler from Nepal to NY

Indra Tamang was a teenage farmer in a Nepalese village without running water or electricity.

Bolt withdraws from Diamond League meet

Jamaican super sprinter Usain Bolt has withdrawn from the June 12 Diamond League meeting in New York City because of an Achilles tendon issue, organisers said here on Monday.

‘Facebook most visited in April’

Social networking site Facebook has been adjudged as the most visited site on the Web in April by a list compiled by search engine Google.

Taliban in turmoil over leadership

As they await a major onslaught from the US and Nato forces in Afghanistan, the Taliban are reported to be in turmoil with dissensions breaking out among the top ranks.

Lehman sues JPM Chase for siphoning

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc’s estate has filed a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase, alleging that the Wall Street major siphoned billions of dollars just days before the demise of the company.

Five ways to keep online criminals at bay

The Web is a fount of information, a busy marketplace, a thriving social scene — and a den of criminal activity. Criminals have found abundant opportunities to undertake stealthy attacks on ordinary Web users that can be hard

New York A-G Cuomo to run for governor

New York Attorney-General Andrew Cuomo declared his candidacy for governor on Saturday, delivering a full-throated call for political reform and pledging to make the notoriously dysfunctional state government more accountable to its citizens.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.