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Anil Kapoor: From 'One Two ka Four' to '24'
Chicago, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor has made an assured and credible debut on US television with a two-hour season premier of the hugely popular drama series '24'.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:12:21 AM

UN peace units to protect aid in quake-hit Haiti
New York, Jan 19 (DPA) United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti will provide security to food convoys and distribution centres as angry earthquake victims showed signs of restlessness in Port-au-Prince, UN peacekeeping officials said.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:03:52 AM

India visit to expand solid ties: US Defence Secretary
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Robert M. Gates says he sees his visit to India as another step toward expanding the two countries' solid defence relationship, particularly in light of the common threats they face.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 9:56:58 AM

Terrorist gets life term in Canada for Al Qaeda plot
Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) The ringleader of an Al Qaeda-inspired terrorist plot in Canada was given life sentence Monday.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 8:14:21 AM

Obama to deliver State of Union address Jan 27
Washington, Jan 19 (DPA) US President Barack Obama plans to deliver the annual State of the Union address next week, when he will review the condition of the country and map out his vision for the coming year.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 5:23:27 AM

Google develops new system to trace quake survivors
San Francisco, Jan 19 (DPA) Web search giant Google has created a centralised search system for tracking down people missing in the Haitian earthquake, the company announced Monday in a blog posting.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 3:40:23 AM

Obamas serve meals to homeless on Martin Luther King Day
Washington, Jan 19 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and his family served meals to the homeless to mark Martin Luther King Jr Day.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 1:34:58 AM

UN asked to deploy more police, troops to Haiti
New York, Jan 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday asked the UN Security Council to send 2,000 more military troops and 1,500 police to Haiti to provide security and assist in the massive relief operations following last week's earthquake.

Monday, January 18, 2010 11:15:03 PM

Haitian government wants tent cities
Port-au-Prince, Jan 18 (DPA) In an effort to control growing unease in earthquake-rattled Haiti, the government in Port-au-Prince hopes tent cities can be built outside the capital, aid officials said Monday.

Monday, January 18, 2010 9:36:22 PM

Synthetic muscles restore ability to blink, save eyesight
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Synthetic muscles can restore the ability of patients with facial paralysis to blink, potentially benefiting thousands who can't shut their eyelids due to stroke, nerve injury or facial surgery.

Monday, January 18, 2010 5:28:06 PM

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