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Obama joins the Twitter club
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made digital history as he became the first commander-in-chief to 'tweet' a message on the social networking site, though with a little bit of help.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 8:05:50 PM

Pandit's Citigroup loses $7.58 bn as it repays bailout
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Citigroup led by Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit Tuesday said it lost $7.58 billion in the fourth quarter of 2009 as the banking giant paid back $20 billion in government bailout money.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 8:02:37 PM

Obama makes digital history with first 'tweet'
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made digital history as he became the first commander-in-chief to 'tweet' a message on the social networking site, though with a little bit of help.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 7:37:09 PM

Indian-owned brewery gets too frothy for Canadians
Toronto, Jan 19 (IANS) An Indian Canadian-owned brewery is getting a little too frothy for Canadian regulators and the competition.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 5:47:04 PM

Haiti government has more food than it can distribute
Port-au-Prince, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) The Haitian government has received more food in international aid than it can store and distribute, the person in charge of coordinating food aid in the wake of last week's magnitude-7.0 earthquake has said.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 4:53:09 PM

Modified anxiety related gene makes men, mice act alike
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) A modified gene DNA that makes men and mice act alike in anxiety, under lab conditions, can help study human behaviour more precisely.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 4:46:31 PM

Federer plays mind games to overcome Andreev in Melbourne
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Roger Federer's famed mental strength rescued the top seed from potential danger as the world number one began his Australian Open campaign Tuesday with a turnaround 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(2), 6-0 defeat of Russian Igor Andreev.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 4:25:52 PM

Bacteria lot smarter than believed
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Bacteria are a lot smarter in complex decision-making than believed, new research says.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 3:17:21 PM

Childhood abuse spurs risk of lung cancer later
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Children who face emotional, physical or sexual abuse, parental separation or domestic violence, are likely to develop lung cancer later in life, says a new study.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 2:11:57 PM

CNN's Sanjay Gupta does emergency surgery in Haiti
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian American Sanjay Gupta, who is CNN's chief medical correspondent and currently covering the Haiti quake, donned the neuorsurgeon's garb to carry out an emergency brain surgery on a young victim on board a carrier docked off the Haiti coast.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 1:30:46 PM

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