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Boeing eyes $10 bn Indian contract with Super Hornet
St Louis (Missouri), July 12 (IANS) As the race to supply the Indian Air Force with 126 Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) hots up, Boeing, a leading contender, is showcasing the Super Hornet, promising a new generation of air power.

Sunday, July 12, 2009 10:56:46 AM

NASA delays Endeavour launch by 24 hours
Washington, July 11 (RIA Novosti) The launch of space shuttle Endeavour has been delayed again by 24 hours to 'allow technical teams additional time to evaluate lightning strikes at Launch Pad 39A that occurred during Friday's thunderstorm,' NASA said Saturday.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 11:24:32 PM

New material helps patients rebuild cardio tissue
Washington, July 11 (IANS) A revolutionary technology being used by a surgeon permits patients to regenerate their own cardiovascular tissue.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 3:12:56 PM

As coastal cities expand, quality of life deteriorates there
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Expansion of coastal cities is accompanied by a decline in the quality of life of the people, says a new study.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 1:46:09 PM

Obama arrives in Ghana for talks and visit to slave fort
Nairobi/Accra, July 11 (DPA) US President Barack Obama arrived in Ghana early Saturday, on his first visit to the African continent since taking office as America's first black president.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 1:29:48 PM

Aircraft evacuated in US as smoke fills cabin
Los Angeles, July 11 (Xinhua) Passengers were evacuated from an aircraft at the Phoenix International Sky Harbour Airport in Arizona Friday night when smoke engulfed its cabin, a media report said.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 1:29:43 PM

No Canadian citizenship without language skills, says minister
Toronto, July 11 (IANS)Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Friday that newcomers to the country should learn one of the two official languages - English and French - before they are given citizenship. Those who don't have proper language skills should not be granted citizenship, the minister said.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 1:07:10 PM

Risky behaviour in sex workers' clients heightens HIV risk
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Half the male clients of sex workers in Mexico's Tijuana - a place with a thriving sex industry and a popular destination for US and foreign sex tourists - recently had unprotected sex besides admitting a high prevalence of drug use, says a study examining HIV infection.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 1:05:19 PM

Davis Cup: Croatia in command over US
Porec (Croatia), July 11 (DPA) James Blake blew a two-set lead for the second time since 2006 and Mardy Fish lost a marathon as Croatia surged to a 2-0 lead over the US in their Davis Cup World Group quarter-final Friday.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 12:49:21 PM

High insulin levels enhance breast cancer risk
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Elevated insulin levels in the blood seem to raise the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women, according to a new study.

Saturday, July 11, 2009 12:31:25 PM

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