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No bail for US Chandrayaan scientist charged with spying
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) A leading NASA scientist, credited with helping discover water on the Moon on India's Chandrayaan mission, who has been arrested on charges of spying for Israel was denied bail after prosecutors said he was a 'walking safe deposit box' of government secrets.

Friday, October 30, 2009 3:00:37 PM

Acute lung injury? Stem cell therapy may help
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Researchers have shown that adult stem cells from bone marrow can prevent acute lung injury in a mouse model of the disease.

Friday, October 30, 2009 2:53:49 PM

Deal reached to reinstate ousted Honduran president
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Oct 30 (DPA) The Organization of American States (OAS) has announced an agreement between Honduras' interim president Roberto Micheletti and the ousted president Manuel Zelaya to reinstate the latter to end the political crisis in in the country.

Friday, October 30, 2009 2:26:02 PM

Slump sinks US H-1B visa programme
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) For the first time since 2003, the US H-1B visa programme coveted by Indian IT professionals is on track to leave thousands of spots unfilled amid America's worst downturn in decades, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Friday, October 30, 2009 1:36:51 PM

Can't believe Pakistanis don't know Qaeda whereabouts: Clinton
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said during her trip to Pakistan that she finds it difficult to believe that Pakistani officials do not know the whereabouts of Al Qaeda operatives, reports the New York Times.

Friday, October 30, 2009 1:36:41 PM

Pakistan finds documents linked to 9/11: NYT
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan has found the passport of a member of the Hamburg cell of Al Qaeda, suspected to have planned the Sep 11 terrorist attack, during the assault in South Waziristan this week, New York Times reported.

Friday, October 30, 2009 1:30:13 PM

Brazil to build 600 boats to transport schoolchildren
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 30 (EFE) Brazil's navy has announced that it will build 600 boats that will be used to transport students to public schools in areas where the main communication routes are via rivers or across other water bodies.

Friday, October 30, 2009 1:05:19 PM

Remittances to Mexico fall 13 percent
Mexico City, Oct 30 (EFE) Mexican emigrants sent home $16.4 billion during the first nine months of this year, down 13.4 percent from the same period in 2008, the country's central bank said.

Friday, October 30, 2009 1:05:04 PM

Democrats push public health insurance option in new bill
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Top House Democrats have upped the ante over President Barack Obama's healthcare reform with a new sweeping legislation that includes a highly controversial public health insurance option.

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:35:53 PM

Internet's 40th anniversary celebrated in US
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) The 40th anniversary of the birth of the Internet was celebrated in the US with events being organised at the University of California and the Computer History Museum in Los Angeles to mark the occasion.

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:35:38 PM

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