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Is Bobby Jindal running 2012 US presidential race?
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Bobby Jindal, Indian American governor of Louisiana, has been chosen to keynote the National Republican Congressional Committee's March fundraising dinner, fuelling speculation that he may emerge as the party's presidential candidate in 2012.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 9:21:20 PM

Obama pitches for plan to keep America strong in 21st century
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama Saturday said his plan to jump-start the economy would not only boost employment in the short-term but also invest in key priorities to keep America strong and competitive in the 21st century.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 7:54:50 PM

Obama calls for swift action on economic stimulus plan
Washington, Jan 24 (DPA) In his first weekly address, US President Barack Obama Saturday called for fast action on his economic stimulus plan and warned that 'a bad situation could become dramatically worse ... if we do not act boldly and swiftly.'

Saturday, January 24, 2009 5:32:11 PM

Cutting down calories does not prolong life, warns Indian American scientist
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Cutting down on calories may reduce weight, but it does not necessarily increase one's life span, warns an Indian American expert.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 3:20:26 PM

Discovery of cancer-causing gene can pave way to better therapies
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The discovery of the way in which a cancer-promoting gene accelerates the disease can potentially open the way to better or newer therapies.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 2:55:28 PM

Video games can erode ties with family and friends
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Video games can erode young adults' ties with family and friends.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 2:26:12 PM

Goodness of rice locked in genetic history
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Researchers have isolated a gene that could help develop superior rice strains requiring less space, water and maintenance to feed more and more hungry people across the world.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 2:24:48 PM

Fainting commonest of all in-flight medical emergencies
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Fainting is the commonest of all in-flight medical emergencies, according to a new study.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 2:21:41 PM

Presence of 'warrior gene' triggers aggressiveness in people
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The presence of the 'warrior gene' triggers aggressiveness in people as a response to provocation, according to new research.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 1:41:36 PM

Obama warned against printing too much money
Toronto, Jan 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama should not print too much money to pay for his multi-trillion dollar bailout and stimulus packages, warns a Canadian report.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 1:31:34 PM

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