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Why do women prefer crime stories?
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Women prefer real crime stories based on rape and murder -- more so than men -- as they fear becoming victims, says a new study.

Friday, January 15, 2010 4:11:49 PM

Two Pakistanis charged with Headley, Rana for Mumbai attack
Chicago, Jan 15 (IANS) US federal authorities have expanded the scope of the Mumbai terror attack investigation by including a suspected Pakistani terrorist and a retired Pakistani army major for the first time in their indictment.

Friday, January 15, 2010 2:28:50 PM

Did birds' ancestors breathe their way to dominance?
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Birds' breathing method may have helped their dinosaur forefathers dominate earth after its worst mass extinction 251 million years ago.

Friday, January 15, 2010 2:23:32 PM

Scientists unravel secret of pink tomato
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Diners in the Far East are quite partial to a variety of sweet, pink-skinned tomatoes. Now, a researcher has revealed the secret behind this pink vegetable.

Friday, January 15, 2010 2:04:24 PM

Quake survivors spend night in Haitian streets
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Bodies of victims started swelling in the heat as thousands of survivors spent the second night in the streets of Haiti's capital which was devastated by a high-intensity earthquake.

Friday, January 15, 2010 12:42:22 PM

Jail not cleared for Gibson's film shoot: official
Veracruz (Mexico) Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have denied reports that a prison was cleared for shooting of a Mel Gibson-starrer Hollywood film and said the inmates were transferred due to security reasons.

Friday, January 15, 2010 11:26:38 AM

Health care, jobs, top Obama's 2010 agenda
Washington, Jan 15 (DPA) President Barack Obama hopes to start off his second year in office with a bang - a major health care reform bill that has eluded US presidents for decades.

Friday, January 15, 2010 11:05:55 AM

Ahmedabad wins Sustainable Transport Award 2010
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) The historic Indian city of Ahmedabad has won the prestigious 'Sustainable Transport Award 2010' for the successful implementation of Janmarg, India's first full bus rapid transit (BRT) system.

Friday, January 15, 2010 10:55:51 AM

Aid flights turned away from Haiti
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Some aid-laden aircraft have been turned away from earthquake-hit Haiti due to limited space at the international airport in the country's capital, an official said.

Friday, January 15, 2010 10:51:40 AM

Ahmedabad wins Sustainable Transport Award
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Ahmedabad, Gujarat's largest city, has won the prestigious Sustainable Transport Award 2010.

Friday, January 15, 2010 10:18:03 AM

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