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Obama lays wreath at Ground Zero memorial
New York, May 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero to lay a wreath at a memorial to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attack, days after US Navy Seals killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, CNN reported.

Friday, May 06, 2011 1:32:44 AM

Obama visits Ground Zero to mark Osama's death
New York, May 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama joined survivors of the 9/11 terror attack at a Manhattan firehouse Thursday, days after American commandos killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, CNN reported.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 11:57:55 PM

Indian film fest in New York kicks off with 'Do Dooni Char'
New York, May 5 (IANS) The 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival kicked off in spectacular fashion with the US premiere of the Delhi-set comedy 'Do Dooni Chaar,' Disney's first live-action Hindi film.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 9:04:18 PM

White House silence fuels speculation on Osama's end
Washington, May 5 (IANS) As the White House fell silent after a series of mis-steps, conflicting reports emerged about the killing of Osama bin Laden with Pakistan admitting that its India focus led to its failure to find the world's most wanted terrorist.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 7:58:55 PM

Volatile crude prices a challenge for inflation-hit India: Pranab
Hanoi, May 5 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said that recent volatility in global prices of crude and food items was a challenge for India, which was already battling high inflation.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 7:22:06 PM

New math improves full-body MRI imaging
Washington, May 5 (IANS) An improved algorithm can dramatically improve how radiologists capture and interpret full-body MRIs, particularly in the abdominal region.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 4:56:34 PM

Exercise protects heart via nitric oxide
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Exercise both reduces the risk of a heart attack and protects it from injury if a heart attack has occurred, researchers say.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 4:38:49 PM

Night owls at greater risk of piling on pounds
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Staying up late can make you pile on the pounds and is fraught with other negative health consequences.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 4:28:25 PM

Pakistan mistook US incursions as an attack from India: Envoy
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Pakistani fighter jets scrambled into the skies early Monday after incursions of its airspace were detected, thinking there was an attack from India, with its envoy in the US admitting that its India obsession was what led to its failure to detect Osama bin Laden hiding in plain sight inside the country.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 4:21:48 PM

Presence of fat improves heart's ability to pump
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Stripping diets of fat may impair the heart's ability to pump optimally, especially among patients suffering from cardiac failure.

Thursday, May 05, 2011 2:29:22 PM

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