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Cuba's hurricanes damage estimated at more than $10 bn
Havana, Nov 13 (IANS) Cuba has sustained losses worth more than $10 billion in three hurricanes that have devastated the Caribbean island in the past three months, President Raul Castro has said.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 3:22:33 PM

Apec meeting to boost regional free trade: Peru
Lima (Peru), Nov 13 (Xinhua) The upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting will serve as a stage for boosting free trade in the region, Peruvian Vice President Luis Giampietri has said.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 2:40:25 PM

Beware of malnutrition, if you are going in for body contouring surgery
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Beware of malnutrition if you are going in for a body contouring procedure following weight loss surgery.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 2:38:03 PM

Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer dies at 61
San Francisco, Nov 13 (DPA) Drummer Mitch Mitchell, who with Jimi Hendrix founded the Jimi Hendrix Experience in the 1960s, has died at the age of 61.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 2:00:26 PM

'Sunshield' to protect space telescope from extremes of heat, cold
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Engineers have designed a 'Sunshield' to protect NASA's James Webb space telescope from extremes of heat and cold, radiation and small debris.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 1:21:24 PM

Argentine tennis legend Vilas to attend Davis Cup final
Shanghai, Nov 13 (DPA) Argentine tennis legend Guillermo Vilas plans to attend the Davis Cup final pitting Argentina against Spain next week in the Argentine city of Mar del Plata, where Vilas himself grew up.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 1:20:29 PM

Saudi King holds talks with Pakistan, Afghanistan presidents
United Nations, Nov 13 (IANS) The King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has held a trilateral meeting with presidents of Afghanistan and Pakistan Hamid Karzai and Asif Ali Zardari in New York.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 1:18:58 PM

Indian-American physicist Chopra honoured as Professor Emeritus
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian-American physicist Dev Chopra has been honoured as Professor Emeritus by the Texas A&M University, which has also recognised him as the most successful science professor in first 100 years of the university's history.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 1:16:16 PM

US critics go gaga over 'Slumdog Millionaire'
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Film critics in the US are raving about 'Slumdog Millionaire', British director Danny Boyle's latest offering adapted from Indian diplomat Vikas Swarup's bestselling novel 'Q & A', with some predicting it will go to the Oscars.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 1:15:16 PM

Indo-Canadian scientist awarded by American Heart Association
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) The American Heart Association has awarded eminent Indo-Canadian scientist Salim Yusuf with its Clinical Research Prize for 2008 in recognition of his work in the field of cardiovascular disease.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 1:15:12 PM

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