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Satellites can track human rights abuses
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Satellites that helped us gather real-time data from the most inaccessible and hostile places on earth can also help us track human rights abuses that cause misery to millions of people around the world.

Monday, April 18, 2011 9:45:54 AM

Storms kill at least 47 across US
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Storms and tornadoes that hit the southeastern US over the weekend have left at least 47 people dead in six states.

Monday, April 18, 2011 9:30:05 AM

PlayBook for those who want to work and play
Toronto, April 18 (IANS) Despite the so-so reviews it received before its launch Tuesday, the BlackBerry tablet leaves Apple's iPad miles behind in multitasking, say the experts.

Monday, April 18, 2011 8:43:03 AM

Christina Aguilera's divorce finalised
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera divorce with music executive Jordan Bratman has been finalised.

Monday, April 18, 2011 7:04:10 AM

12 die in Argentina vehicle collision
Buenos Aires, April 18 (IANS)) At least 12 people were killed and several others injured when their van collided head-on with a tanker in Buenos Aires, Xinhua reported.

Monday, April 18, 2011 6:54:54 AM

Digvijay Singh got figures wrong: Kejriwal
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A day after Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh targeted civil rights activists saying they spent Rs. 50 lakh on their campaign for a tough anti-graft law, activist Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said Singh had got the figures wrong.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 5:18:35 PM

Scientists isolate brain part linked with embarrassment
Washinton, April 17 (IANS) With the help of a Karaoke experiment -- recording people belting out an old tune and then asking them to listen to their own singing minus the music -- scientists have found which part of the brain is tied with embarrassment.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 4:36:42 PM

Gilchrist accuses a Chargers official of badmouthing him
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain Adam Gilchrist accused an official of the Deccan Chargers franchise of badmouthing him ever since he left the Hyderabad team after the third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Sunday, April 17, 2011 3:08:27 PM

Not able to detect lies may be sign of dementia
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Getting the aged to analyse videos of chatting people would show up whether they are able to detect sarcasm and lies and so help diagnose degenerative diseases like dementia and Alzhemier's early on.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 2:54:12 PM

Hugh Hefner excited about impending marriage
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Playboy owner Hugh Hefner is excited about his marriage to fiancee Crystal Harris in June and says all arrangements have been made.

Sunday, April 17, 2011 2:45:24 PM

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