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Last updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 2:16:15 PM

Three exoplanets nearly dry
Washington, July 25 (IANS) In a significant discovery using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers, including an Indian-origin researcher, who went looking for water vapour in three exoplanets orbiting stars similar to our sun have come up nearly dry.

Friday, July 25, 2014 11:02:16 AM

US congratulates Iraqis on their new president
Washington, July 25 (IANS) The US has congratulated the Iraqis on the election of their new President Mohammed Fuad Masoum.

Friday, July 25, 2014 11:00:04 AM

UN hails Central African Republic ceasefire
United Nations, July 25 (IANS) The UN Security Council welcomed a ceasefire signed by warring armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR).

Friday, July 25, 2014 10:50:03 AM

Canada announces sanctions against Russia, Ukraine
Ottawa, July 25 (IANS) The Canadian Government has announced new economic sanctions and travel bans against Ukrainian and Russian individuals and entities.

Friday, July 25, 2014 10:00:04 AM

Cafu offers to fill Brazil coaching role
Rio de Janeiro, July 25 (IANS) Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning captain Cafu has offered to fill a coaching role under new Selecao boss Dunga.

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:10:04 AM

Bieber bags Calvin Klein endorsement deal
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's has landed an endorsement deal with Calvin Klein (CK) and shot a campaign for the brand's underwear range.

Friday, July 25, 2014 8:00:04 AM

US House panel supports lawsuit against Obama
Washington, July 25 (IANS) The US House Rules Committee Thursday approved a resolution allowing the full House to vote on authorising a lawsuit against US President Barack Obama, accusing him of abusing executive authority.

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:50:03 AM

Tori hopes to discuss relationship issues with kids
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Actress Tori Spelling she hopes to one day have a "candid" with her children about problems in her married life so that they can understand the nuances of a relationship.

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:16:18 AM

Kaka set for Sao Paulo return after 11 years
Rio de Janeiro, July 25 (IANS) Kaka is set to make his long awaited return for Sao Paulo Sunday, 11 years after his last appearance for the Brazilian club.

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:06:17 AM

2.2 bn people are 'poor or near-poor': UN report
United Nations, July 25 (IANS) Approximately 2.2 billion people around the world are "poor or near-poor," a UN flagship report said Thursday, calling for stronger collective global action in response to vulnerabilities in order to securing human development progress.

Friday, July 25, 2014 6:24:03 AM

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