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Terror in Moscow Metro: 37 killed in twin bombings
Moscow, March 29 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 65 injured Monday when women suicide bombers struck two metro stations in this Russian capital within 40 minutes of each other during peak rush hour.

Monday, March 29, 2010 4:50:53 PM

Beware! Restaurant cooking can be polluting
Washington, March 29 (IANS) As you stroll along rows of restaurants and take in the aroma of steaks, burgers or grilled veggies, keep this in mind: You may be in an air pollution zone.

Monday, March 29, 2010 3:17:55 PM

Female suicide bomber carried out second Moscow blast
Moscow, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The person who carried out the attack in the Park Kultury station here was a female suicide bomber, Russia's top investigator said.

Monday, March 29, 2010 3:12:32 PM

Multitaskers can drive well and chat on phone
Washington, March 29 (IANS) A minority of people with an extraordinary ability to multitask can drive safely while chatting on their mobile phone, unlike the other 97.5 percent, says a new study.

Monday, March 29, 2010 3:11:42 PM

Medvedev calls for tightened security after Moscow blasts
Moscow, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev demanded tightened security across the country after the Monday morning bomb blasts in the Moscow subway.

Monday, March 29, 2010 3:11:35 PM

Compulsive eating, drug addiction driven by same mechanism
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The same molecular mechanisms that drive people into drug addiction are behind the compulsion to overeat, says the latest research.

Monday, March 29, 2010 1:35:29 PM

Canada's new law to shut doors on bogus refugees
Toronto, March 29 (IANS) With bogus refugee claimants from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and many other countries leading to a virtual breakdown of its immigration and refugee system, Canada Sunday announced a new law to fix the crisis.

Monday, March 29, 2010 12:18:13 PM

'Blackmailing' Bolivian sugar factories may be nationalised
La Paz, March 29 (IANS/EFE) Sugar refineries that are 'blackmailing' the Bolivian people by selling their product at elevated prices may be nationalised, President Evo Morales has warned.

Monday, March 29, 2010 11:15:14 AM

Karzai told of Obama visit one hour before touchdown
Washington/Kabul, March 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to Kabul was shrouded in secrecy and even Afghan President Hamid Karzai was informed about his visit barely an hour before he arrived, a media report said Monday.

Monday, March 29, 2010 11:13:18 AM

Eight miners rescued from gold mine in Colombia
Bogota, March 29 (IANS/EFE) Eight miners, who were trapped inside a gold mine in Segovia town in Colombia, have been rescued.

Monday, March 29, 2010 11:04:59 AM

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