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Mukesh Ambani, Lakshmi Mittal among 'World's Most Powerful Billionaires'
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Two Indians, energy mogul Mukesh Ambani and steel czar Lakshmi Mittal, have made it to the Forbes list of 'World's Most Powerful Billionaires' combining massive fortunes with political clout.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 7:25:35 PM

Praying for wrong doers makes you forgive them
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Praying for those who have wronged you can actually help you forgive them, research says.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 6:23:31 PM

Supermarts awash with eco-friendly green detergents
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Laundry detergent manufacturers are rolling out a new generation of products aimed at making cleaning more efficient and environment- friendly, according to a new report.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 6:20:30 PM

Gay, lesbian or bisexual teens more targeted for bullying
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Teens that identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual are bullied two to three times more than heterosexuals, according to a new study.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 6:18:28 PM

Colors channel launched in the US as Aapka Colors
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) General entertainment channel (GEC) Colors was launched in the US and will be distributed through DISH network as Aapka Colors.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 6:16:50 PM

Beware - insomnia could shrink your grey matter
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Beware - chronic insomnia could shrink your grey matter, which plays a key role in memory, attention, thought, language and consciousness.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 6:16:46 PM

Obama promises jobs revival in first State of Union address
Washington, Jan 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama vowed to make job creation the top priority this year during his first State of the Union address Wednesday night to a joint session of Congress, hoping to curb voter anger that eroded his popularity over the last year.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 3:00:07 PM

Tweaked E coli can produce low-cost fuel
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Scientists have transformed E. coli, the bacteria responsible for most cases of food poisoning, into an efficient biological factory to produce diesel and other hydrocarbons from sugars cheaply and also secrete enzymes to break down cellulose.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 2:28:35 PM

Running barefoot beats pricey sneakers
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Toss your expensive sports shoes away and rely on your bare feet! They are better suited to running than when cushioned by sneakers, says a new study.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 2:24:13 PM

`iPad is it!' New device wows many, bores some
San Francisco, Jan 28 (DPA) Apple wowed many in the tech world with the launch of a new tablet computer - the iPad - that could pioneer a new style of media use in the digital age.

Thursday, January 28, 2010 1:32:11 PM

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