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Osama dead but not terrorism, say US experts
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Terrorism was not dead and Pakistan remains its hotbed, said American analysts amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden a year ago.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 5:13:01 PM

Vasco da Gama to play against Lanus
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Brazilian club Vasco da Gama will host Argentina''s Lanus Wednesday knowing that anything less than victory could prove fatal to their Copa Libertadores hopes.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 4:39:01 PM

My daughter''s name means happy surprise: Grant
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Hugh Grant''s daughter is christened Jingxi and the Hollywood star says it is a Chinese name which means "happy surprise".

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 4:38:41 PM

Kelly Rowland quits ''The X-Factor''
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland has quit as a judge on "The X-Factor" music competition and has no plans to return to the popular TV show.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 4:34:01 PM

Video games improve shooting accuracy
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Just 20 minutes of playing a violent video game turned players into more accurate shooters when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin and were more likely to aim for and hit the head, a new study found.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 3:57:41 PM

Multi-tasking makes you feel good but hits performance
Washington, May 1 (IANS) People multitask not because they are good at it but because it makes them feel good, says a new study, which explains why it is so popular, though unproductive.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 3:31:11 PM

Altruism varies under different conditions
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Altruism wears different hats under different circumstances, says a new math model that pinpoints the conditions favouring one form of altruism over another.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 2:53:21 PM

People more likely to eat fruits within reach
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Want to stay healthy - then place fruits in a clear bowl within arm''s reach, so that you could help yourself whenever you felt the urge to eat.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 2:48:31 PM

Corinthians to play Emelec without center-back Marquinhos
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Brazilian club Corinthians will play Ecuador''s Emelec in Copa Libertadores without defender Marquinhos, who has been barred from leaving the country.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 2:41:51 PM

Efron loves being in love
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron says falling in love is the best feeling and adds that he loves giving his girlfriends specially-created gifts.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 2:19:35 PM

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