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First Michael Jackson song since his death released
New York (DPA) Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' was launched online Monday and is the first song to be released after his death.

Monday, October 12, 2009 11:39:26 AM

IITians plan to make India global knowledge hub
Toronto, Oct 12 (IANS) The seventh annual Pan-IIT Global Conference ended with alumni of the prestigious institutes chalking out plans to make India the global knowledge hub by 2022.

Monday, October 12, 2009 11:15:49 AM

Radio waves can 'see' terrorists, hostages through walls
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Engineers have developed a wireless network of radio transmitters that can track people moving behind solid walls. The system could help police, firefighters and others nab intruders, and rescue hostages, fire victims and elderly people. It also might help retail marketing and border control.

Monday, October 12, 2009 10:59:16 AM

Obama looks forward to receiving Manmohan Singh
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) President Barack Obama has told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is making the first state visit of his presidency next month, that he looks forward to receiving the Indian leader in Washington.

Monday, October 12, 2009 9:52:56 AM

India's oldest long distance runner completes 96th marathon
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) India's grand old long distance runner Ashis Roy has completed his 96th marathon, chipping 11 minutes from his previous timing in the Baltimore marathon, his eighth marathon in North America in six months.

Monday, October 12, 2009 9:32:02 AM

Thousands march for gay rights in Washington
Washington, Oct 12 (DPA) Thousands of demonstrators marched to the US Capitol Sunday to advocate for gay rights and urge President Barack Obama and lawmakers to repeal laws they say are discriminatory.

Monday, October 12, 2009 6:48:02 AM

US movie goers flock to Couples Retreat
New York, Oct 12 (DPA) US cinema goers got some humour therapy to send Couples Retreat to the top of the box office over the weekend.

Monday, October 12, 2009 4:55:11 AM

Electronic bracelets to help Peru reduce jail congestion
Lima, Oct 11 (EFE) The Peruvian government has decided to give 'electronic bracelets' to deserving inmates from 2010 onwards to reduce overcrowding in jails, an official said.

Sunday, October 11, 2009 9:56:21 PM

Sophie Anderton attends boot camp to get fit
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) Model Sophie Anderton attended a boot camp in a bid to put her unhealthy lifestyle behind her.

Sunday, October 11, 2009 6:46:13 PM

Soyuz's re-entry capsule lands safely in Kazakhstan
Moscow, Oct 11 (RIA Novosti) The re-entry capsule of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft has landed safely in Kazakhstan's steppe Sunday, officials said.

Sunday, October 11, 2009 6:02:04 PM

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