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Palestinian,Israeli envoys disappointed at UN's Gaza statement
United Nations, July 28 (IANS) Representatives of Palestine and Israel to the UN Monday voiced disappointment at a Security Council statement endorsing a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.

Monday, July 28, 2014 5:22:10 PM

UN calls for Gaza humanitarian truce, toll reaches 1030
United Nations, July 28 (IANS) The UN Security Council Monday issued an urgent appeal to Israel and Hamas for an immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza, where 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers have been killed since July 8.

Monday, July 28, 2014 4:04:03 PM

Shakira pregnant again?
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Singer Shakira is reportedly pregnant with her second child.

Monday, July 28, 2014 3:44:03 PM

NASA seeks private help to connect Mars data with Earth
Washington, July 28 (IANS) In a bid to broaden participation in the exploration of the Red planet, NASA has called for a new, privately-owned communications network to be set up on Mars.

Monday, July 28, 2014 3:32:16 PM

Healthy lifestyle key for childhood cancer survivors
New York, July 28 (IANS) Following a healthy lifestyle may lower childhood cancer survivors' risk of developing the metabolic syndrome, says a study.

Monday, July 28, 2014 3:18:05 PM

New mayfly species discovered in India
New York, July 28 (IANS) Scientists have found a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along India's west coast.

Monday, July 28, 2014 3:16:18 PM

Nanoparticles to awaken immunity system to fight cancer
New York, July 28 (IANS) In an approach to fight cancer, researchers have found that though small, nanoparticles can pack large payloads of a variety of agents which have different effects that activate and strengthen the body's immune system response against tumours.

Monday, July 28, 2014 2:50:05 PM

Decoded: What triggers sexual arousal in you
New York, July 28 (IANS) Know why just looking at an attractive face stimulates sexual arousal? Well, it takes two to tango!

Monday, July 28, 2014 2:04:04 PM

Turn your selfie into emoji with this app
New York, July 28 (IANS) Tired of seeing the same yellow-faced smileys? In an age of selfies, how can emojis be far behind?

Monday, July 28, 2014 1:54:20 PM

Trees saving 850 human lives a year in US: Study
Washington, July 28 (IANS) Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing almost 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms, says an estimate of air pollution removal by trees in the US by the US Forest Service scientists and collaborators.

Monday, July 28, 2014 1:54:19 PM

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