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Gates Foundation pledges $10 billion to develop vaccines
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have announced that their foundation will commit $10 billion over the next 10 years to help research in developing and delivering vaccines for the world's poorest countries.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 3:18:14 PM

NASA's Mars rover Spirit begins new chapter
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) After six years of unprecedented exploration, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit will no longer be a fully mobile robot.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 2:56:57 PM

Can blocking a frown keep bad feelings at bay?
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Your facial expression may betray your thoughts or feelings. But it also impairs your ability to grasp written language bearing on emotions, says a new study.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 2:31:49 PM

US issues fresh advisory, warns of terror attempts in India
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) The US State department has warned that terror groups may be planning attacks against India and has issued an advisory asking its nationals to be alert while visiting the country.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 2:31:34 PM

Most patients gain weight after knee replacement
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) People who have had knee replacement surgery seem to gain weight, says a new study.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 2:31:14 PM

Toyota chief apologises for flaws leading to car recalls
Tokyo, Jan 30 (DPA) The chief of Toyota Motor Corp has apologised for accelerator pedal flaws forcing the recall of millions of cars in North America, China and Europe.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 1:46:31 PM

Indian-born CEO appointed senator in Canada
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Indo-Canadian businessman Vim Kochhar was Friday nominated to the Canadian senate by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. When he takes oath, 73-year-old Kochhar will become the first Indian-born senator in Canadian history.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 1:03:30 PM

'Block the sun, control global warming'
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Canadian and US scientists want to block the sun to cool the earth and limit global warming.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 12:49:29 PM

Anand Jon faces new rape charges, pleads not guilty
New York, Jan 30 (IANS) India-born fashion designer Anand Jon was faced with fresh multiple charges of sexually assaulting a dozen women, including teenagers, in a New York court. He, however, pleaded 'not guilty' to the new charges.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 11:29:49 AM

Muslim, Sikh, South Asian leaders demand end to racial profiling
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Muslim, Arab, Sikh and South Asian American community leaders have raised the issue of racial, ethnic and religious profiling at airports and the border with the Obama administration.

Saturday, January 30, 2010 10:55:42 AM

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