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China's growth will help recover world economy, says World Bank
Montreal, June 9 (Xinhua) World Bank President Robert Zoellick said Monday the Chinese economy is likely to make a strong comeback which will help pull the world economy out of recession.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 4:04:35 AM

Sentencing of journalists escalates North Korea-US tensions
Washington, June 9 (DPA) US President Barack Obama got back to Washington after trips to the Middle East and Europe only to encounter another challenge, this time North Korea's sentencing of two US journalists to 12 years in prison.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 3:49:09 AM

US physicists create thinnest superconducting metal
Washington, June 9 (Xinhua) A superconducting metal sheet with just two atoms thick has been developed by physicists at the University of Texas in Austin.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 3:25:20 AM

North Korea urged to release US journalists
Washington, June 9 (Xinhua) The US Monday called on North Korea to release two US women journalists who were held for illegally entering that country on humanitarian grounds.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 2:56:19 AM

US Supreme Court blocks Chrysler-Fiat deal
Washington, June 9 (DPA) The US Supreme Court Monday agreed to temporarily block the Fiat takeover of the US carmaker Chrysler.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 2:27:03 AM

I want to be a mother: Anne Hathaway
New York, June 8 (IANS) She doesn't harbour any dreams of a perfect wedding but actress Anne Hathaway says she wants to be a mom.

Monday, June 08, 2009 9:35:06 PM

End romance with Rodriguez, says Kate Hudson's mom
New York, June 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kate Hudson's mother Goldie Hawn is urging her to stay away from American baseball icon Alex Rodriguez, fearing he might break her heart.

Monday, June 08, 2009 6:50:25 PM

Extended sleep improves athletic performance and mood
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Wondering how star athlete Roger Federer won the French Open tennis championship? The secret may lie in increased sleep. According to a study, athletes who extended their nightly sleep and reduced accumulated sleep debt reported improvements in various drills conducted after every regular practice.

Monday, June 08, 2009 4:52:29 PM

A bit of Rajeev Motwani in every technology: Google co-founder
Washington, June 8 (IANS) 'Today, whenever you use a piece of technology, there is a good chance a little bit of Rajeev Motwani is behind it,' wrote Google co-founder Sergey Brin on his mentor's death.

Monday, June 08, 2009 12:09:35 PM

Lakers edge Magic to take 2-0 lead in Finals
Los Angeles, June 8 (DPA) Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers are halfway home in their run for the rings.

Monday, June 08, 2009 11:48:40 AM

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