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Cutting prison sentences can reduce HIV spread: Study
New York, Feb 10 (IANS) Reducing the number of men who go to prison could help curb the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections in a community, says a study.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:00:03 PM

NASA releases new space tourism posters
New York, Feb 10 (IANS) The US space agency NASA is not only full of scientists but it is also home to artistic dreamers and thinkers who once again stormed the internet with the release of new space tourism posters.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:56:05 PM

Mexico's 43 missing students not incinerated at garbage dump
Mexico city, Feb 10 (IANS) A group of Argentine forensics experts rejected the Mexican government's conclusion that the 43 students who vanished in late 2014 were incinerated at a garbage dump in violence-torn Guerrero state.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:50:04 PM

UN chief welcomes cuts in aviation carbon emissions
United Nations, Feb 10 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the International Civil Aviation Organisation's proposal for the first binding limits on emissions from the aviation industry, said a statement.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:20:04 PM

US proposes $19 bn budget for NASA in 2017
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) US President Barak Obama has proposed $19 billion for the US space agency in the fiscal 2017 budget - a little less that $19.3 billion NASA received for the fiscal 2016.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:12:03 PM

Men and women may be wired to behave differently: Study
New York, Feb 10 (IANS) Male and female behavioural differences correlate with their different brain networks, say researchers, including one of Indian origin.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:02:50 PM

Johnny Depp to star in reboot of 'The Invisible Man'
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has been roped in to star in the reboot of the 1933 science fiction horror film "The Invisible Man".

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:02:48 PM

Natalie Portman joins '...John F. Donovan' cast
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (IANS) Actors Natalie Portman, Nicholas Hoult and Thandie Newton will star in filmmaker Xavier Dolan's "The Death and Life of John F. Donovan".

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:56:05 PM

Rapper DMX hospitalised after he stopped breathing
New York, Feb 10 (IANS) Rapper DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, faced a serious health scare when he fell unconscious in the parking lot of a hotel here.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:54:03 PM

Lionel Richie to get musical tribute at Grammys
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (IANS) Luke Bryan, John Legend, Demi Lovato and Meghan Trainor will pay tribute to four-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:52:04 PM

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