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Now a heart-healthy soybean oil
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Providing good news for heart patients, researchers have developed a soybean variety that produces oil naturally low in saturated and trans fats.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 3:33:04 PM

India's corrupt siphoned out $125 bn in eight years: Report
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) More than $125 billion worth of funds meant for the uplift of Indians were illegally siphoned out of the country by corrupt politicians and corporates between 2000 and 2008, hindering inclusive growth, says to a leading think tank here.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 1:42:15 PM

Testosterone speeds male babies' growth
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Males who experience rapid growth as babies are taller, have more muscle and also higher testosterone levels as young adults.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 1:32:42 PM

Musharraf tried to protect Taliban after 9/11: Report
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As the White House focused its efforts 'on challenging long-established Taliban strongholds', newly released documents revealed that back in the Bush era Pakistan made all out efforts to save the terrorist group.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 12:05:48 PM

Sex was Russian spy Anna's greatest weapon, say ex-lovers
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) Russian spy Anna Chapman's secret weapon was sex and she 'was expert at using her femininity' to seduce her prey, the spy's former lovers have revealed.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:33:50 AM

US invests in R&D to compete with China, India: Obama
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama says his administration had made the largest investment in research and development in history so that the US can compete with China and India and Germany over the long term.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:05:26 AM

Cuba to cut 500,000 state jobs
Havana, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government has announced that it will immediately initiate changes in its employment policy that will include, among other things, cutting more than 500,000 workers from the state payroll through the first half of 2011.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 10:52:02 AM

Nadal completes career Grand Slam with US Open victory
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) A tearful Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a rain-delayed US Open final Monday to take a step closer to all-time tennis greatness.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 10:19:17 AM

Rampant corruption siphoning out funds from India
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Even as India's economic growth continues, the poor continue to stay poor with rampant corruption siphoning out over $125 billion in illicit capital flight between 2000-2008, according to a Washington think tank.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 9:21:32 AM

Ten children die in Brazilian boat sinking
Salvador de Bahia (Brazil), Sep 14 (DPA) Ten children died when a small fishing boat sank on the Sao Francisco River, and rescue workers late Monday were looking for an 11th child who was still missing, officials said.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 9:21:31 AM

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