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NASA Rover finds clue to Mars past
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Rocks examined by NASA's Spirit Mars Rover hold evidence of a wet, non-acidic ancient environment that may have been favourable for life.

Monday, June 07, 2010 12:49:03 PM

Tanzanian capital gears up for Brazil friendly
Nairobi/Dar es Salaam, June 7 (DPA) Tanzania's capital Dar es Salaam is expected to be engulfed in football fever Monday as Brazil take on the East African nation in their last warm-up match before the football World Cup begins in South Africa.

Monday, June 07, 2010 12:07:00 PM

Lopez, Anthony renew vows at anniversary party
Los Angeles, June 7 (IANS) Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony renewed their marriage vows on their sixth wedding anniversary.

Monday, June 07, 2010 11:50:28 AM

Canadian Tamils hail Big B
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) The 300,000-strong Canadian Tamil community has hailed Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan for not attending the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Colombo.

Monday, June 07, 2010 10:43:30 AM

Canada to act tough against 'ghost' immigration agents
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) 'Ghost' immigration consultants, including India-based agents, involved in duping people wishing to immigrate to Canada will face tough action with the introduction of a new legislation in the Canadian parliament this week.

Monday, June 07, 2010 10:26:56 AM

Israeli Navy kills four Palestinian divers
Tel Aviv, June 7 (DPA) Israeli soldiers Monday killed four Palestinians off the coast of the Gaza Strip, news reports said.

Monday, June 07, 2010 10:18:45 AM

Tornadoes kill seven in US
Washington, June 7 (DPA) A series of tornadoes killed at least seven people and injured many more in the US over the weekend, news reports said.

Monday, June 07, 2010 10:18:34 AM

Sri Lanka's president to visit India
Colombo, June 7 (DPA) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to begin a three-day visit to India Tuesday and will meet with his counterpart Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Monday, June 07, 2010 8:07:21 AM

US to battle oil leak for 'months to come'
Washington, June 7 (DPA) Efforts to siphon off the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico showed the first signs of success Sunday, but officials said it would take months to tackle the pollution.

Monday, June 07, 2010 7:11:02 AM

Two men arrested in New York for plotting jihad
New York, June 7 (IANS) Two men have been arrested at the J.F.K. international airport here for preparing to join terror outfits and wage jihad in Somalia, officials said.

Monday, June 07, 2010 6:12:03 AM

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