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New customised feature for Nexus 5 smartphone users
New York, Aug 5 (IANS) A new customised service is on its way for Google Nexus 5 smartphone owners.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:36:16 AM

Armenia, Azerbaijan urged to de-escalate tension
United Nations, Aug 5 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to immediately de-escalate the rising tension in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:32:14 AM

Horses 'talk', says study
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Horses can use their facial expressions, specifically the direction of eyes and ears, to "talk" to other horses, a study said Monday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 9:24:03 AM

Adam Sandler fullfills leukaemia patient's wish
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Adam Sandler made a personal call to a young boy battling with leukaemia after the youngster proclaimed himself the actor's biggest fan in an online video.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:00:04 AM

World Bank pledges $200 mn to contain Ebola outbreak
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) The World Bank said Monday it will provide as much as $200 million in emergency funding to help the three west African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone contain the worsening Ebola outbreak in the region.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 7:52:16 AM

Real Madrid striker set to join Brazil's Palmeiras
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 5 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Willian Jose is close to joining Brazilian giants Palmeiras on loan until the end of the season.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 7:36:19 AM

I worried about the impact: Lara Stone on pregnancy
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Supermodel Lara Stone says during pregnancy she was worried about its "impact" because she found the changes in her body "quite shocking".

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 6:50:04 AM

Rio unveils Olympic test event calendar
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 5 (IANS) All but two of the 45 test events for the Rio 2016 Olympics will be held within a year of the Games' opening ceremony, the local organising committee said Monday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 6:20:03 AM

Tom Felton to star in biblical epic
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) "Harry Potter" fame actor Tom Felton will star opposite Joseph Fiennes in director Kevin Reynolds' "Clavius", a biblical tale.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 5:56:13 AM

Kim Kardashian wishes to adopt Thai child
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian wishes to adopt a Thai child whom she met in an orphanage in Thailand.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 4:36:08 AM

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