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Last updated: Saturday, February 28, 2015 5:36:17 PM

NASA pays tribute to Star Trek's Spock
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) NASA is mourning the demise of Hollywood actor Leonard Nimoy, most famous for his role as Vulcan science officer Mr. Spock in the famous film "Star Trek".

Saturday, February 28, 2015 11:14:03 AM

De Boer stays on as Ajax coach
Amsterdam, Feb 28 (IANS) Frank de Boer will remain as AFC Ajax coach for another season, the 44-year-old former Dutch international confirmed the decision here.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 11:10:03 AM

Bobby Jindal sees American 'melting point' turning into 'salad bowl'
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Insisting that he was tired of hyphenated Americans, Louisiana's Indian-American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has accused the "politically correct crowd" of trying to turn the American "melting pot" into a "salad bowl".

Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:00:03 AM

Cuba reaffirms call to be taken off 'terror' list
Havana, Feb 28 (IANS) Cuba reaffirmed its call to be taken off the United States' list of "state sponsors of terrorism", to pave the way for progress on normalising bilateral ties.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:24:04 AM

US lawmakers laud progress in US-India partnership
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Both Republican and Democratic co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans have lauded the tremendous progress made in advancing the US-India partnership with President Barack Obama's recent India visit.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:24:03 AM

Ex-Argentina striker Lopez joins Brazil's Internacional
Rio De Janeiro, Feb 28 (IANS) Former Argentina international striker Lisandro Lopez signed a four-month contract with Brazil's Internacional, the outfit announced.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 8:56:08 AM

US denounces killing of Bangladeshi-American writer
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The US Friday slammed the killing of a Bangladeshi-American writer, offering help in the investigation.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 8:12:05 AM

Kardashians threaten to leave E!
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) The Kardashians reportedly threatened to leave channel E! before being offered a $100 million four-year contract for their show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians".

Saturday, February 28, 2015 8:00:03 AM

No 'joy' between Lawrence, O'Russell
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence was reportedly spotted having a blazing row with the director of her next film "Joy".

Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:56:18 AM

UN slams Boko Haram for attacks on civilians
United Nations, Feb 28 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday slammed "the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks" by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, his spokesperson said.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:42:16 AM

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