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Leicester Hindus protest cemetery extension
Leicester, July 16 (IANS) A section of local Hindus is protesting a proposal to extend a cemetery in this town of Britain because their religion says they cannot live near one, but officials are going ahead with the plan.

Friday, July 16, 2010 4:53:54 PM

Human sperm gene unaltered for 600 million years
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The 'Boule' gene, responsible for sperm production from insects to mammals including man, has remained unaltered for 600 million years that it has been in existence.

Friday, July 16, 2010 4:36:50 PM

Julia to team up again with 'Eat Pray Love' director
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) 'Pretty Woman' Julia Roberts is set to team up with 'Eat Pray Love' director Ryan Murphy again for a romantic comedy.

Friday, July 16, 2010 4:36:29 PM

Somdev in Aptos Challenger quarters
Aptos (California), July 16 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman overcame mid-match jitters to enter the quarterfinals of the $75,000 Challenger tennis here.

Friday, July 16, 2010 4:16:17 PM

Single drink doubles stroke risk for an hour
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The risk of stroke appears to double in the hour after consuming just one drink - be it wine, beer or hard liquor.

Friday, July 16, 2010 4:03:24 PM

Radiation may help detect explosives
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Radiation similar to that used to treat cancer may some day help detect explosive powder hidden underneath clothing.

Friday, July 16, 2010 3:56:58 PM

Missing girl found after seven years in US
Washington, July 16 (IANS) A girl, missing for the past seven years in the US, was found by police hidden in a shower under a pile of clothes and towels.

Friday, July 16, 2010 2:18:13 PM

Oil flow stopped, US environment nightmare not yet over
Washington, July 16 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three months, the gushing oil from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico has stopped with a robotic submersible slowly closing a valve, but America's worst environmental disaster is not yet over.

Friday, July 16, 2010 1:48:03 PM

Canada launches global study to find dengue cure
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) With no drugs available for dengue fever and the disease assuming endemic proportions in countries like India and reaching the US for the first time in 40 years, a multi-million dollar study has been launched at Canada's McMaster University to contain the virus.

Friday, July 16, 2010 1:09:52 PM

Why does Punjab want Komagata money, ask Indians in Canada
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) The Punjab government's decision to seek $143 million from Canada for forcibly sending back 376 passengers - mostly Sikhs - of the Komagata Maru ship in 1914, has not found much favour in the Indo-Canadian community.

Friday, July 16, 2010 12:39:23 PM

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