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'Greed plunged current economy into global crisis'
Washington , Jan 12 (IANS) Greed may have plunged the current economy into global crisis, for which both individual and increasingly materialistic culture are to blame.

Monday, January 12, 2009 9:55:16 AM

Heath Ledger wins supporting actor Golden Globe
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (DPA) Heath Ledger won a Golden Globe award for best supporting actor Sunday for his role as The Joker in the Batman drama 'The Dark Knight'.

Monday, January 12, 2009 9:45:50 AM

Che Guevara's widow helped actress play her in movie
New York, Jan 12 (IANS) Colombian actress Catalina Sandino, who plays the role of the wife of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara in the Steven Soderbergh movie about the revolutionary, was helped by Guevara's widow in making the portrayal realistic, EFE has reported.

Monday, January 12, 2009 9:44:35 AM

Motown Records turns 50 - the KISS music legacy
Detroit, Jan 12 (DPA) The story is like a fairytale. In 1959, Berry Gordy founded the Motown Records. Within a few years it became one of the most successful music labels in the history of pop music with legendary artists like Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson.

Monday, January 12, 2009 9:33:12 AM

Mumbai attacks call for new counter terrorism strategy: Obama
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) President-Elect Barack Obama has said that the Nov 26 Mumbai terrorist attacks point to a new strategy for dealing with terrorism as potential copycats may try to replicate them.

Monday, January 12, 2009 9:13:30 AM

Closing down Guantanamo prison quickly is a challenge: Obama
Washington, Jan 12 (Xinhua) US president-elect Barack Obama Sunday said that it is challenging to close down the Guantanamo prison in Cuba soon after his inauguration Jan 20.

Monday, January 12, 2009 1:35:17 AM

Obama promises immediate engagement in Middle East
Washington, Jan 12 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama Sunday promised to begin immediate engagement in finding a solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict when he becomes the US president later in January.

Monday, January 12, 2009 12:42:53 AM

When should women be ready for a baby?
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Young women might not like to have a baby now, but will they be able to have one by the time they decide?

Sunday, January 11, 2009 2:23:29 PM

New technique opens up totally blocked arteries
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) A highly precise technique has been used with complete success for the first time to open up totally blocked arteries.

Sunday, January 11, 2009 2:22:42 PM

Whiff of male sexual sweat turns on female brain
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) A whiff of male sexual sweat turns on the female brain, which is programmed to recognise and encode them.

Sunday, January 11, 2009 2:11:17 PM

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