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'Wolverine' bags Rs.75 mn in opening weekend in India
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Hugh Jackman starrer 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine', released Friday, has grossed around Rs.75 million ($1.5 million) in its opening weekend in India.

Monday, June 22, 2009 3:36:30 PM

Taliban, Al Qaeda could spread globally: Zardari
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The Taliban and the Al Qaeda could spread in other parts of the world if they were not defeated in Pakistan and Afghanistan, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has warned.

Monday, June 22, 2009 2:02:23 PM

11 victims of Air France crash identified
Sao Paulo, June 22 (DPA) Brazilian authorities have identified 11 victims, three weeks after an Air France jet carrying 228 people crashed on its way to France, a news report said.

Monday, June 22, 2009 10:36:33 AM

Even most fearful memories get erased over time: study
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) Debunking the traditional view that memories are difficult to erase, a new study shows that even our most fearful memories get erased over time.

Monday, June 22, 2009 10:08:32 AM

Poor economies to shrink as private investment plummets: World Bank
Washington/Seoul, June 22 (DPA) Most developing economies will slip into recession this year amid a global financial crisis that has prompted wealthy investors to pull their money out of projects for the poor, the World Bank warned Monday.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:59:08 AM

Breakthrough in AIDS as virus's hiding places found
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough for AIDS cure, Canadian scientists have finally found where the HIV virus hides in the human body to become impervious to medical treatment.

Monday, June 22, 2009 8:42:52 AM

Winehouse wants to move to the Caribbean
New York, June 21 (IANS) Amy Winehouse is planning to move to the Caribbean, as the troubled British singer has submitted an application to become a permanent resident of St. Lucia.

Sunday, June 21, 2009 9:38:00 PM

Darren Bravo gets maiden call-up in West Indies team
Port of Spain, June 21 (IANS) Darren Bravo was the only new face while fast bowler Fidel Edwards was the notable absentee from 13-member West Indies squad announced here for the first two one-dayers against India.

Sunday, June 21, 2009 7:41:31 PM

US Open golf set for a Monday finish after 26 years
Farmingdale (New York), June 21 (IANS) The 109th US Open golf was now almost certainly heading for its first Monday finish in 26 years with overnight rain and morning overcast sky delaying the start to noon.

Sunday, June 21, 2009 7:24:53 PM

Journalist escapes from seven months of Taliban captivity
New York, June 21 (IANS) A New York Times reporter kidnapped by the Taliban and held for seven months in the mountainous region along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border has escaped along with an Afghan reporter, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, June 21, 2009 7:16:33 PM

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