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Stephen Hawking joins Canada's Perimeter Institute (Lead, superseding earlier story)
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best known physicists, has become the first of 20 'distinguished research chairs' at Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo near here.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 6:58:53 PM

Kamala Harris wins nomination in California attorney general race
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Daughter of an Indian mother and an African American father, San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has won the Democratic primary for attorney general of California.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 6:46:05 PM

Internet users favour Brazil to win World Cup
Frankfurt, June 9 (DPA) Brazil is overwhelming choice of internet users to win the World Cup, according to a global survey released by the research group Nielsen.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 5:44:32 PM

Aim for the goal, end child labour, says ILO
Geneva, June 9 (IANS) The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Wednesday said that countries should take inspiration from the momentum and pulsating energy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup and aim for the goal of eliminating child labour by 2016.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 5:07:58 PM

Training in eye movement can reduce road accidents
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Thousands of people are killed and maimed in road accidents every year, all because of distracted drivers. These incidents can be reduced with the right application of motion information and appropriate eye movements, say studies.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 2:56:48 PM

Men more vulnerable to romantic upheavels
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Contrary to popular belief, the ups and downs of romantic relationships affect young men more adversely than women, says a new study.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 2:53:37 PM

Britain to deport two Indian illegal immigrants
Leicester, June 9 (IANS) Two Indian illegal immigrants who spent months on a roadside pavement here are now awaiting deportation, though the case of one of them is still caught in an official wrangle.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 2:53:22 PM

Sound sleep improves motor learning skills
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Sound sleep may help you become a 'Guitar Hero', a complex motor learning task, suggests a new study.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 2:25:39 PM

Mexico wants US probe after boy's death in shooting
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), June 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has asked the US to conduct a probe into the death of a 14-year-old Mexican boy in a shooting on the Mexico-US border.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 2:25:28 PM

Peruvian poet wins Chile's Neruda Prize
Santiago, June 9 (IANS/EFE) Peruvian poet Antonio Cisneros has been named the winner of the 2010 Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Poetry Prize.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 2:20:53 PM

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