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Last updated: Friday, November 28, 2014 2:14:12 PM

Feyenoord beat defending champions Sevilla
Rotterdam, Nov 28 (IANS) Feyenoord defeated defending champions Sevilla 2-0 to advance to the round of 32 of the Europa League at the Stadion Feijenoord here.

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:14:06 PM

US based EcoSikh backs water conservation efforts in India
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) EcoSikh, a Washington based organization, has launched a water conservation programme in India's Punjab state amid reports of severe groundwater depletion there and other parts of Northern India

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:02:08 PM

UN condemns attack on British embassy vehicle
United Nations, Nov 28 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack on a British embassy vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Friday, November 28, 2014 11:22:16 AM

Rio judge ends Olympic golf course impasse
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS) A Rio de Janeiro judge has rejected a request by public prosecutors to suspend an environmental permit for work on the 2016 Olympic golf course.

Friday, November 28, 2014 11:20:05 AM

Not all mosquitoes can transmit malaria
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) A genetic study has revealed that certain species of mosquitoes have evolved to better transmit malaria than even some of their close cousins.

Friday, November 28, 2014 11:20:04 AM

High-flying turkey for ISS astronauts on Thanksgiving
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) It was a high-flying, freeze-dried turkey time for six astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) as most Americans roasted turkeys and emptied cranberry sauce out of cans to celebrate Thanksgiving Day.

Friday, November 28, 2014 10:38:03 AM

Ferguson plot included assassinations, blowing up arch
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid an uneasy calm in Ferguson and subdued protests across the US during the Thanksgiving holiday, a plot to blow up St. Louis' Gateway Arch and assassinate the county prosecutor, came to light.

Friday, November 28, 2014 10:30:03 AM

US welcomes historic WTO deal with India on board
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) The US has welcomed the World Trade Organization reaching as historic multilateral trade deal with India on board after months of deadlock with New Delhi standing firm on its food security programme.

Friday, November 28, 2014 9:56:14 AM

Cate Blanchett proud of Emma Watson's UN speech
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett says she's so extremely proud of Emma Watson's speech on gender equality at the United Nations.

Friday, November 28, 2014 7:56:19 AM

Pele in intensive care, but showing 'improvement'
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS) Pele was transferred to an intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital Thursday after a urinary tract infection spread to his kidneys.

Friday, November 28, 2014 7:44:03 AM

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