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Rajaratnam character witness paid millions: Prosecution
New York, April 15 (IANS) Two character witnesses who came forward to testify that inside-trade charges against hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam are untrue may have been paid millions of dollars, prosecutors told a US court.

Friday, April 15, 2011 8:54:14 AM

Yale adds ten new free courses on the web
Washington, April 15 (IANS) America's Ivy League Yale University has added ten 'compelling' new 'Open Yale Courses', the university's open educational initiative available for free on the internet and attracting a great many visitors from India.

Friday, April 15, 2011 8:41:16 AM

14 die in Chile road accident
Santiago, April 15 (IANS) Fourteen people, including 10 women, were killed and 22 others injured when their bus overturned on a highway in Chile Thursday, Xinhua reported.

Friday, April 15, 2011 4:48:05 AM

Colombia landslide buries bus, kills 14
Bogota, April 15 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed when a massive landslide buried their bus in central Colombia, Xinhua reported Thursday.

Friday, April 15, 2011 3:15:20 AM

High prices of food, fuel threatening the poor: World Bank
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Volatile food and fuel prices are threatening the world's poor, World Bank President Robert Zoellick said Thursday.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 8:29:47 PM

Rana denies 'knowing involvement' of ISI in 26/11 strike
Chicago, April 14 (IANS) Lawyers of Pakistani Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana have denied his 'knowing involvement' of the Pakistani government and its spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 6:44:12 PM

Injectable gel could ease crippling joint pains
Washington, April 14 (IANS) An injectable gel could ease the crippling joint pains that a large number of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis patients suffer from.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 4:21:11 PM

Zeta-Jones checks into mental health facility
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, whose husband Michael Douglas has successfully battled throat cancer, has checked into a mental health facility for the treatment of a bipolar disorder, her representative said.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 3:19:49 PM

France keen to increase trade with India
Agartala, April 14 (IANS) France is keen to increase trade and business with India and is strongly optimistic about the development of the agro, power, tourism, medicinal plants and mining sectors in eastern India, a senior diplomat said here Thursday.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 2:48:10 PM

BlackBerry chief ends BBC interview after India query
Toronto, April 14 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) founder Mike Lazaridis ordered a BBC reporter to end an interview after he was asked about his problems with India and Middle Eastern countries over security issues.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 1:35:15 PM

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