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US Senate approves $15-billion jobs package
Washington, Feb 25 (DPA) The US Senate Wednesday approved a $15-billion package aimed at reviving the sluggish labour market in the US.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:18:04 AM

US court sets March 29 for hearing Rana's case
Chicago, Feb 25 (IANS) A US court Wednesday set March 29 as the next date for hearing the case of Pakistan born Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussein Rana, accused of providing material support for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:02:54 AM

Indian American group seeks action on Sikh's beheading in Pakistan
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A group of Indian Americans has condemned the kidnapping and beheading of a Sikh man by Pakistani Taliban and appealed to India to exert pressure on Pakistan to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 6:52:14 PM

Delhi's traffic frightens Kiwi hockey team
Wellington, Feb 24 (IANS) They came fearing terror attacks. But the New Zealand hockey team says it is happy with security steps for the World Cup. It is Delhi's unruly traffic that is giving the team the jitters.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 3:17:17 PM

Menopausal changes increase heart disease risk
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A woman's risk of heart disease intensifies drastically around the time of menopause, which for most women is around 50 years, research says.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 2:27:17 PM

Belief in a caring God antidote to depression
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Belief in a caring God can act as an antidote to depression, says a new study.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 2:14:11 PM

Using math, science to help solve crimes
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Sophisticated math and science can be used to understand urban crime patterns, research says. Anthropologist Jeffrey Brantingham works with the Los Angeles Police Department to analyse crime patterns by studying hunter-gatherers in Northern Tibet.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 1:54:33 PM

New dinosaur species discovered
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A team of paleontologists in the US has discovered a new dinosaur species they're calling Abydosaurus.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 1:32:27 PM

What makes a Hollywood blockbuster? Scientists find out
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) There is something about the rhythm and texture of early cinema that has a very different feel than modern films. But it's hard to put one's finger on just what that something is. New research may help explain this elusive quality.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:40:39 PM

US Sikhs ask Obama to intervene on beheading
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Outraged over the beheading of a Sikh by the Pakistan Taliban, Sikhs in the US have urged President Barack Obama to take up the issue with Islamabad.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:35:40 PM

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