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Smart tags to keep blood bags in ideal condition
Toronto, Dec 5 (IANS) Have the blood supplies in a blood bank become too warm? Do they match the patient's blood group? In the future, these questions will be answered by intelligent radio nodes attached to blood bags.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 3:06:52 PM

Pakistan needs to destroy terror safe havens: US
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) The United States has said Pakistan as a 'nuclear state' was well aware of its 'enormous responsibilities' that included working in 'close partnership' with Washington to dislodge, dismantle and destroy terrorist 'safe havens' in the country,

Saturday, December 05, 2009 1:54:58 PM

Who's that scowling? Must be a man
Toronto, Dec 5 (IANS) When people see a scowl, they think it's a man; when they see a smile, they think it's a woman, according to new research.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:25:11 PM

Indian student in Canada jailed for street racing death
Toronto, Dec 5 (IANS) A 23-year-old Indian student in Canada has been jailed for 42 months for causing a death in street racing here two years ago.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:16:27 PM

White House gatecrashers settle old debt with a watch
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) A Virginia socialite couple at the centre of the security breach at President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been forced to settle an old debt with an expensive watch.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 11:56:24 AM

US seeks ties with Pakistan beyond nuclear, insurgency issues
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) The United States has for the first time acknowledged Pakistan as a nuclear state that was very well aware of its enormous responsibilities, but said it would like to build ties with Islamabad beyond nuclear and insurgency issues.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 11:44:52 AM

Obama's India-born adviser wins award
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) India-born Eboo Patel, a member of President Barack Obama's faith advisory council, has become the first Muslim to win the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Religion from the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and the University of Louisville.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 11:20:17 AM

Virginia Tech officials warned own kin first about shooting
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Virginia Tech officials locked down some administrative buildings and warned their own families more than an hour and a half before the rest of the university campus was alerted about the deadliest shooting spree in American history in 2007, according to a revised state report.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 9:57:04 AM

Citing steps by India and China, Obama hopes for climate change accord
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Citing steps by India and China and an emerging plan to help developing countries mitigate impacts with $10 billion a year, President Barack Obama has delayed his appearance in Copenhagen in the hope of hammering out an accord on global climate change.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 8:36:06 AM

US has no intention of leaving Afghanistan in 2011: Gen Jones
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Assuring India that the US has no intention of leaving Afghanistan in a hurry, a top official has said President Barack Obama's decision to start pulling out in 2011 indicated no disagreement with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advise to stay the course there.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 7:54:57 AM

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