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BP caps first of three leaks in Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Washington, May 5 (DPA) British Petroleum (BP) has stopped the flow in one of three leaks in the Gulf of Mexico oil rupture, the US Coast Guard said.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 8:10:43 PM

Women cricketers will strive to draw crowds in World T20
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 5 (IANS) Under the shadow of their male counterparts, the women cricketers will strive to steal eyeballs when the Women World Twenty20 begins here Thursday.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 8:10:37 PM

Times Square probe focus shifts to Pakistani Taliban
Washington, May 5 (IANS) US investigators are now focusing on the possible involvement of the Pakistani Taliban in the failed Times Square bombing as they pieced together clues and charged a Pakistani-American in the case, media reports said.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 8:01:59 PM

West Indies need to be more consistent, admits Gayle
Port-of-Spain, May 5 (IANS) West Indies skipper Chris Gayle said his side needs to be more consistent in the Super-Eight stage of the World Twenty20.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 5:42:08 PM

New video camera set to revolutionise photography
Toronto, May 5 (IANS) Imagine a musical concert being televised by a major network. Even though the singer is in sharp focus, band members in the background, are invariably out of focus. Now, a new video camera can remove this limitation.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 3:58:48 PM

UAE for nuclear energy use by all NPT members
New York, May 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has supported the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes by all members of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 3:52:23 PM

Bee species that builds its nest with petals
Washington, May 5 (IANS) In a rare coincidence, researchers working in both Turkey and Iran discovered on the same day how a rare species of bee builds its nest with petals of pink, yellow, blue and purple flowers.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 2:50:52 PM

Inbreeding may have caused Darwin family ills
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Charles Darwin's worries about possible adverse effects of inbreeding in his family seem to have been justified, says a new study.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 2:42:40 PM

Future temperatures could make our planet unlivable
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Reasonable worst-case scenarios for global warming could lead to deadly temperatures for humans in coming centuries, says a new research.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 2:33:34 PM

Big Apple bore the brunt of terror attacks in US
Washington, May 5 (IANS) New York City has borne the brunt of terrorist attacks in the US over the past four decades -- the vast majority of them involving bombs or explosives.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 2:33:24 PM

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