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Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:50:09 PM

People ready to shun drinking for smartphones!
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) If you cannot think of a life beyond apps which have replaced evening strolls and the morning cup of tea, read this: People are even ready to give up drinking and chocolates for gadget time!

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:20:05 AM

Sharapova rallies past Dulgheru in US Open
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova came from one set behind to beat Alexandra Dulgheru in a US Open second round match here.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:08:05 AM

Now, see your tweet traffic in real time
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Now, you can see how your tweet traffic is doing in real time as the microblogging site Twitter has opened up its analytics dashboard for all users.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:08:04 AM

US school expels toddler over mother's Facebook post
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) A four-year-old toddler was expelled from his school in the US after his mother vent her frustration against the school in a Facebook post.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:56:19 AM

Peng upsets Ranwanska in US Open second round
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) Chinese Peng Shuai beat fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 to advance into the US Open third round.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:42:15 AM

Bangladesh still winless after rain wrecks T20
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Aug 28 (IANS/CMC) Only 28 deliveries were possible as rain wrecked the one-off Twenty20 International between the West Indies and Bangladesh here.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:34:03 AM

$7 bn Mars rocket set for 2018 debut: NASA
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced to launch its $7 billion Space Launch System (SLS) - the heavy-lift, exploration class rocket under development to take humans beyond earth and eventually to Mars - by November 2018.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:32:14 AM

Miami to have 1,000 feet observation tower
Miami, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) The voters of Miami in the US have approved a proposal by a real estate promoter to build a 1,000 feet high observation tower here.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:26:15 AM

12 Indian firms among Forbes Asia's Fabulous 50
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A dozen Indian firms figure in this year's Forbes Asia's Fabulous 50 list of the region's best big publicly traded companies with HDFC Bank making the list more times than any other company.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:00:03 AM

Verona sign Brazilian midfielder Campanharo
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 28 (IANS) Hellas Verona have signed midfielder Gustavo Campanharo on a season-long loan from Brazilian club Bragantino.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:02:08 AM

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