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Cuba to invest $450 mn to boost rice production
Havana, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Cuba said it plans to invest up to $450 million over the next few years in a programme to increase domestic rice production, which remains insufficient to meet the demand on the island, state television reported.

Saturday, May 12, 2012 9:58:34 AM

Majority Americans approve Obama''s same-sex marriage decision
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A little over half of Americans approve of President Barack Obama''s public endorsement of same-sex marriage, according to a new survey taken after his ABC News interview Wednesday.

Saturday, May 12, 2012 9:57:53 AM

US takes India to WTO over poultry import bar
Washington, May 12 (IANS) The United States has asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to rule on its assertion that India''s restrictions on imports of US poultry meat and chicken eggs violates its WTO obligations.

Saturday, May 12, 2012 8:57:04 AM

Bieber dedicates song to mother
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber''s has penned a song "Turn to You" for his mother Pattie Mallette.

Saturday, May 12, 2012 7:59:44 AM

No feud with ''Desperate Housewives'' co-stars: Eva
New York, May 12 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has rubbished reports of any feud between "Desperate Housewives" co-stars, including Teri Hatcher.

Saturday, May 12, 2012 5:05:24 AM

Perry named artist of the year
California, May 12 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has been honoured with the artist of the year award at the Narm Music Business Association Awards.

Saturday, May 12, 2012 4:28:15 AM

Russia coach Advocaat to manage PSV after Euro 2012
The Hague, May 11 (IANS) Russian coach Dick Advocaat has signed a one-year contract with PSV Eindhoven allowing the Dutchman to manage his erstwhile club after the European Championships.

Friday, May 11, 2012 6:05:55 PM

India-born professor donates sustainability award money
Washington, May 11 (IANS) India-born professor Kamal Bawa has donated the entire prize money of one million Norwegian Kronor (about Rs.10 million) from the world''s first major international sustainability award to the Indian organisation he founded in 1996.

Friday, May 11, 2012 6:03:05 PM

Corinthians to make Pato offer at end of season
Rio de Janeiro, May 11 (IANS) Brazilian football club Corinthians will wait until the end of the season to make a formal offer for AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato.

Friday, May 11, 2012 4:00:40 PM

Lohan takes up spiritual chanting
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan has decided to put her troubles behind her and has started spiritual chanting, says her friend Courtney Love.

Friday, May 11, 2012 3:57:45 PM

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