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Gender equality is smart economics: World Bank
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Gender equality is smart economics as countries which create better opportunities and conditions for women can raise productivity and improve outcomes for children, the World Bank said Sunday ahead of its annual meeting.

Monday, September 19, 2011 11:49:20 AM

Gender equality right thing, smart economics: World Bank
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Gender equality matters in its own right, and is also smart economics, as countries that create better opportunities and conditions for women and girls can raise productivity and improve outcomes for children, the World Bank has said.

Monday, September 19, 2011 11:35:13 AM

Deep oceans mask global warming for decades
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Deep oceans may absorb enough heat to mask the effects of global warming for decades.

Monday, September 19, 2011 10:35:45 AM

Pressurise Pakistan to dismantle LeT infrastructure: US expert
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Calling Lashkar-e-Taiba one of the greatest threats to American and Indian interests in South Asia today, a US expert has suggested that Washington apply consistent pressure on Pakistan to dismantle LeT infrastructure.

Monday, September 19, 2011 10:11:36 AM

Winslet, Pearce win Emmy for 'Mildred Pierce'
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Kate Winslte won the Emmy for best actress in mini-series for 'Mildred Pierce' while Guy Pearce won the best actor for the same at the 63rd annual Emmy awards held here Sunday.

Monday, September 19, 2011 9:33:44 AM

'Mad Men' best drama, 'Modern Family' best comedy at Emmys
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) American television series 'Mad Men' won best drama while 'Modern Family' bagged the trophy for best comedy series at the The 63rd annual Emmy awards.

Monday, September 19, 2011 9:33:32 AM

Martin Scorsese wins Emmy for directing best drama
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese won his first Emmy for directing the pilot episode of HBO's drama series 'Boardwalk Empire', a period show about politician and gangster Nucky Thompson, who ruled Atlantic City.

Monday, September 19, 2011 7:50:55 AM

Michael Spiller wins Emmy for directing best comedy series
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Michael Spiller won the Emmy for directing the best comedy series for 'Modern Family', which takes a satirical look at three dysfunctional families.

Monday, September 19, 2011 7:18:36 AM

2,000 land mines found in Colombia in 2011
Bogota, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) The army has found a total of 1,961 land mines this year in a jungle province on Colombia's southern border with Ecuador and Peru, a military spokesmen said.

Monday, September 19, 2011 5:35:10 AM

Nikki Reid not married
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) A representative of actress Nikki Reid has denied reports that she and her fiance Paul Mcdonald have secretly tied the knot.

Monday, September 19, 2011 3:23:18 AM

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