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4 die in US plane crash
Washington, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Four people died when an aircraft on a test flight crashed at the airport in Roswell, New Mexico, police said.

Monday, April 04, 2011 9:23:45 AM

India's Ashis Roy, 78, completes 108th marathon
Washington, April 4 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy has completed his 108th marathon with a run in Yakima River Canyon Marathon along an exceptionally scenic course with spectacular views.

Monday, April 04, 2011 8:15:41 AM

Vitamin D deficiency linked to stiff arteries
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Vitamin D deficiency in people could result in stiffer arteries, says a study.

Monday, April 04, 2011 5:39:22 AM

Insulin found promising in treating Alzheimer's
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Insulin in low doses has shown promise in Alzheimer's disease, currently not amenable to any treatment.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 8:05:52 PM

Charlie Sheen booed at live stage show
New York, April 3 (IANS) Troubled actor Charlie Sheen was booed at his live concert in Detroit but soldiered on regardless.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 5:11:12 PM

Heart drug cuts prostate cancer risk
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Men using the cardiac drug digoxin were found to have a 24 percent lower risk for prostate cancer.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 4:35:43 PM

Turning chicken feathers into green plastic
Washington, April 3 (IANS) A breakthrough could turn millions of tonnes of waste chicken feathers into a perennial source of green, bio-degradable plastic.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 4:35:30 PM

New York Indian film fest getting bigger, better
New York, April 3 (IANS) It could become the Indian counterpart to Sundance. This year's New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) still features Indian independent and diaspora films, but each year 'it's getting to be bigger, better and more exciting than the last,' says its creator Aroon Shivdasani.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 2:08:51 PM

Winslet's nude sketch to go under hammer
Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) A nude sketch of actress Kate Winslet that featured in blockbuster movie 'Titanic' is expected to fetch $16,000 at an auction.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 12:54:18 PM

India's image in US is fantastic: Chatwal
New York, April 3 (IANS) Upbeat about India's 'fantastic' growth prospects, Indian American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal wants to expand his hotel empire in a big way into the land of his birth, but has no plans for diversification.

Sunday, April 03, 2011 11:41:32 AM

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