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Last updated: Saturday, August 29, 2015 7:36:19 PM

Can America curb gun violence with a cue from India?
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) If only America had taken a leaf out of India's book and imposed stricter guns laws, a tragedy like the killings of two Virginia journalists on live TV by a former disgruntled employee may have been avoided.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 4:30:03 PM

Cheaper, better LED technology on the way
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Scientists including one of Indian origin have developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the LED technology.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 4:18:03 PM

Older adults excel in knowledge-based skills
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Older adults possess important forms of skills as certain things take a long time to learn and therefore employing the elderly may be hugely beneficial to organisations, new research suggests.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 3:02:15 PM

Court awards Indo-Canadian activist $11,360 for unlawful arrest
Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) A court has awarded an Indo-Canadian activist C$15,000 ($11,360) in damages for being unlawfully arrested by two police officers, a media report said.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 2:46:16 PM

LA city council to decide on bid for 2024 Summer Olympics
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) A Los Angeles City Council committee has decided to support the city's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, and the full council will take decision on this next week.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 2:38:02 PM

Former Italy midfielder Ledesma set for Santos move
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Italy international midfielder Cristian Ledesma has agreed to join Brazilian club Santos, according to media reports.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 2:26:16 PM

Twitter to hire more women next year
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has made its diversity goals for 2016 public, announcing that it will hire more women at various levels to bridge the gender gap.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 2:10:03 PM

Nicki Minaj's wax figure protected with barriers
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj's wax work at the Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas is now protected with barriers.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 2:02:13 PM

NASA selects next flyby target for New Horizons probe
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) After its historic July 14 flyby of the Pluto system that revealed interesting findings, NASA has selected the next potential next destination for its New Horizons mission - a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 2014 MU69 that orbits nearly a billion miles beyond Pluto.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 1:56:14 PM

Unstable moods may ruin your romantic relationships
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) People with a mental illness marked by unstable moods often experience trouble having successful friendships and romantic relationships, a study says.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 1:54:04 PM

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