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India's allotment for nuclear parks hailed
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Eyeing India's estimated $100 billion nuclear pie, a US-India trade group has hailed reservation of two sites for US commercial nuclear technology as a 'significant step' toward implementing the US-India civil nuclear deal.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 1:08:00 PM

Age of nanomedicine: microchip to detect cancers, other diseases
Toronto, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in the detection of cancers and other deadly diseases, Canadian researchers have developed an inexpensive microchip that is sensitive enough to detect the type and severity of the illness.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 1:06:09 PM

Top Mumbai hopitals get Canadian equipment
Toronto, Sep 30 (IANS) Canada's Imaging Dynamics Company (IDC), which has just sold its high-end digital radiography (DR) systems to three hospitals in Mumbai, said Tuesday it was making a big push into the expanding Indian medical market. The digital radiography (DR) systems replace the age-old film-based X-rays systems that are still used in most Indian hospitals.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 1:04:34 PM

Global financial stability improves, but risks of reversal high: IMF
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Global financial stability has improved following unprecedented policy actions and signs of economic recovery, but overall risks remain elevated and the risk of reversal remains significant, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 12:04:31 PM

Typhoon Ketsana leaves at least 38 dead in Vietnam
Hanoi, Sep 30 (DPA) At least 38 people have been killed and 10 are missing after typhoon Ketsana struck central Vietnam, national storm and flood authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 11:41:53 AM

New chip can detect cancer early
Toronto, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major breakthrough for early cancer detection, Canadian researchers have developed an inexpensive microchip that is sensitive enough to detect the type and severity of the disease.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 10:47:15 AM

US senate panel rejects public health insurance option
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major setback to President Barack Obama's plans to overhaul America's health care system, a Senate panel has rejected an amendment to include a government-run public health insurance option.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 10:43:13 AM

J.P.Morgan sells unit to top Canadian bank
Toronto, Sep 30 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Canada, which is the country's top bank, Tuesday acquired J.P. Morgan's Investment Advisor Servicing Business.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 9:16:09 AM

Pakistani probe indicts Lashkar for Mumbai attack: NYT
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan's own investigation into 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks concludes 'beyond any reasonable doubt' that it was militants from the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) who carried out the carnage, according to the New York Times.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 9:05:20 AM

Lashkar-e-Taiba bent on striking India again: NYT
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Pakistan-based group widely believed to be behind the Mumbai terror attacks, remains largely intact and determined to strike India again, The New York Times has reported citing current and former members of the group and intelligence officials.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 8:26:41 AM

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