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Last updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:24:06 PM

Honesty comes if little effort is required!
Toronto, Nov 25 (IANS) We are more likely to do the right thing in situations of moral conflict when it requires little to no effort, says a study.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 1:08:04 PM

Napoli eye Brazil midfielder Lima
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 25 (IANS) Italian football club Napoli could make a bid for Santos and Brazil international midfielder Lucas Lima during the European winter transfer window, the player's agent said.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 1:06:05 PM

Chicago erupts over video of police shooting black teenager 16 times
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama's home town of Chicago broke into protests as police released a chilling dash-cam video showing a white police officer shooting a 17-year-old black teenager 16 times last year.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 1:04:07 PM

Text messages can curb binge drinking in teenagers
New York, Nov 25 (IANS) A text message programme can significantly cut binge drinking episodes in teenagers, a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine-led trial has showed.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:58:04 PM

Mars too will gain a Saturn-like ring
New York, Nov 25 (IANS) Mars' largest moon, Phobos, is slowly falling towards the planet, and in about 10-20 million years, the moon will get so close that it will be shredded into a ring like the cones encircling Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have estimated.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:44:03 PM

Obama, Erdogan to de-escalate Turkey-Russia tension
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talked about the need to de-escalate the situation after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, the White House said.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:34:04 PM

Smithsonian explores America's immigration story through "H-1B"
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) In a spin-off from the Smithsonian's "Beyond Bollywood" exhibition, 17 South Asian American and Asian-American artists explore America's immigration story in a new digital exhibition simply titled "H-1B".

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:14:06 PM

Effective underwater glue in the offing
New York, Nov 25 (IANS) In an important step toward creating a practical underwater glue, researchers have designed a molecule that can fuse two surfaces underwater.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:22:04 AM

Children bear brunt of climate change: UNICEF
United Nations, Nov 25 (IANS) More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence and 160 million in high drought zones, leaving them exposed to the impacts of climate change, UNICEF has said.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:10:04 AM

Obama to meet Modi at Paris climate talks
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the first day of the Paris climate talks on Nov 30 to "generate momentum toward the successful outcome."

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 10:58:04 AM

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