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All US workplaces could be smoke-free by 2020
Washington, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that by 2020 there could be smoke-free workplaces across the US.

Friday, April 22, 2011 9:55:27 AM

Indian-American witness gave 'bizarre' testimony: Rajaratnam's lawyer
New York, April 22 (IANS) Lawyers of Raj Rajaratnam have dubbed the testimony of former Intel treasury official Rajiv Goel, who pleaded guilty to passing tips to the hedge fund tycoon, as 'bizarre'.

Friday, April 22, 2011 9:50:54 AM

Jennifer Lopez plans contest to find Latin American talent
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS/EFE) Singer Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony have allied with 'American Idol' creator Simon Fuller to develop a TV contest in Spanish with which they hope to discover new talent in Latin America, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Friday, April 22, 2011 9:47:19 AM

'Captain Fantastic' Dhoni leads India's five among Time 100
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Led by India's 'Captain Fantastic' Mahendra Singh Dhoni, five Indians have made it to the Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, whose 'ideas spark dialogue and dissent and sometimes even revolution.'

Friday, April 22, 2011 9:31:51 AM

Toyota to recall over 300,000 SUVs in US
New York, April 22 (IANS) The Toyota Motor Corp. has announced that it will recall about 308,000 SUVs in the US to fix problems related to unwanted airbag deployment.

Friday, April 22, 2011 8:19:23 AM

Obama pokes fun at Facebook founder
Washington, April 21 (IANS) President Barack Obama has joked that he was very proud he got Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to wear a jacket and tie.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 5:39:59 PM

Gayle hits back at West Indies Cricket Board
Kingston, April 21 (IANS) Explosive West Indies opener Chris Gayle has hit back at his board saying he was forced to skip the home series against Pakistan and play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Thursday, April 21, 2011 4:30:33 PM

Prenatal pesticide exposure tied to lower IQ
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Prenatal exposure to organophosphate pesticides, widely used on food crops, is related to lower intelligence scores at age seven.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 2:22:09 PM

Toronto, London bourse merger termed 'lob-sided'
Toronto, April 21 (IANS) As uncertainty persists over the proposed merger of the Toronto Stock Exchange with the London Stock Exchange, a committee of provincial lawmakers here has called it a 'lob-sided affair.'

Thursday, April 21, 2011 2:20:53 PM

Latino fun, Indian skills ideal mix for work places: Envoy
Montivideo (Uruguay), April 21 (IANS) The skillset of Indian techies and the Latin American way of enjoying life is an ideal combination for a vibrant and productive work place and human resource environment, says the Indian envoy here.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 2:01:49 PM

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