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US lawmakers want Diwali holiday in New York schools
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Noting that Diwali has been gaining increasing recognition in the US, six US lawmakers have urged New York City's education department to include the Indian festival of lights among new public school holidays.

Friday, February 21, 2014 3:06:23 PM

Katona, Price end seven-year feud
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Singer Kerry Katona and model Katie Price have finally decided to call a truce. They took to a social networking platform to share a photograph which captures them together.

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:44:09 PM

Adult talk 'motivates' premature infants
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Premature babies benefit from being exposed to adult talk as early as possible, suggests research.

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:36:19 PM

Christina Aguilera expecting second child?
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera, who recently announced her engagement to boyfriend Matt Rutler, is reportedly pregnant for the second time.

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:26:18 PM

Talk to premature babies to boost growth: Study
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Premature babies benefit from being exposed to adult talk as early as possible, shows a new research.

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:26:17 PM

A new laser that can make Internet faster
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) We won't, hopefully, have to fret over the slow data transmission soon.

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:24:08 PM

Leto wants to act in more movies
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor-singer Jared Leto, who played an award-winning role in "Dallas Buyers Club", is keen to continue with his acting career.

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:18:11 PM

Jennifer Aniston to join 'Mean Moms'
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is in early talks to star in "Mean Moms".

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:14:03 PM

Tina Fey to star in, produce 'Taliban Shuffle'
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Tina Fey will be on board to feature in and produce "Taliban Shuffle", a movie version of journalist Kim Barker's memoir.

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:10:05 PM

Bad roads killing more people than poor health: Study
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Whenever you read about news related to traffic accidents and deaths on Indian roads, realise that bad roads put more people at risk in some countries than three leading causes of death worldwide - cancer, heart disease and stroke.

Friday, February 21, 2014 2:06:19 PM

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