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Lisa Ray to undergo stem cell transplant for cancer
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray will undergo a stem cell transplant to treat her multiple myeloma, an incurable form of blood cancer.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 10:53:19 AM

India's nukes are 'ground zero' for jihadists: Canadian media
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Even as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resolved to deepen bilateral ties, the Canadian media says a nuclear deal could be risky because of terrorist threats to India's sites. They cite the recent alert at India's nuclear facilities as a warning to the Canadian government that is keen to clinch the deal.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 10:10:50 AM

US stocks pushed higher by oil, metal gains
New York, Nov 18 (DPA) US stocks posted modest gains Tuesday amid a rise in commodity prices, continuing to push major indices to their highest levels in 13 months.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 4:47:26 AM

San Diego panda named Yun Zi - Son of Cloud
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (DPA) A baby panda born at the San Diego Zoo will be named Yun Zi, Chinese for Son of Cloud, the zoo announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:58:10 AM

Palin hints at presidential ambitions as memoir goes on sale
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (DPA) Sarah Palin's widely touted memoir, 'Going Rogue', went on sale Tuesday as the former Republican vice-presidential candidate gave her clearest hint yet that she may take part in the 2012 presidential race.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:57:59 AM

India sends most students to US as Americans look to India
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) India sent over 103,000 students to the US in 2008-09, the maximum number from any country, a new survey said. At the same time, India became one of the favourite destinations of American students.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 3:48:23 PM

Smokers more vulnerable to bladder cancer
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Smokers face a five times higher risk of developing bladder cancer compared to non-smokers, according to a new study.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 3:44:06 PM

Transcendental meditation slashes cardiac risks by 50 percent
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Transcendental Meditation (TM) helped cardiac patients slash heart attack, stroke and death risks by 50 percent, says a study on its potential effects.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 3:09:08 PM

India among key educational destinations for Americans
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) India is among five nations that have emerged as key educational destinations for US students wanting to study abroad, a new survey said.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 2:56:53 PM

Researchers isolate protective mechanism to save sight
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Determining what triggers the death of retinal cells or photoreceptors could be the key to stopping blinding disorders caused by a wide range of eye diseases, says a new study.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 1:56:28 PM

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