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Obama team attaches enormous significance to engaging India: Anand Sharma
Washington, June 19 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma is returning home confident that President Barack Obama and his administration attach enormous significance in engaging India and wish to take their relationship forward.

Friday, June 19, 2009 9:58:42 AM

Rare turtle travels 7,000 km to breed!
Toronto, June 19 (IANS) How could a contemporary of the great dinosaurs survive to this day?

Friday, June 19, 2009 7:37:36 AM

NASA starts back to moon with dual mission
Washington, June 19 (DPA) NASA launched a dual mission Thursday to help pave the way for humans to return to the moon, as the US space agency looks beyond the continuing needs of the International Space Station.

Friday, June 19, 2009 6:53:05 AM

US Congress approves money for IMF, Afghanistan, Iraq
Washington, June 19 (DPA) The US Congress has approved a $106-billion spending bill that includes money for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a loan to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Friday, June 19, 2009 6:45:52 AM

US stocks climb on hope that recession could be ending
New York, June 19 (DPA) Major US stock indices made gains for the first time this week Thursday after a streak of reports suggested the country's recession may be coming to an end.

Friday, June 19, 2009 4:54:38 AM

NASA starts back to moon
Washington, June 19 (DPA) NASA launched its dual moon mission Thursday that will pave the way for humans to return to the moon.

Friday, June 19, 2009 4:46:04 AM

Che's granddaughter slings carrots, not bullets
New York, June 19 (DPA) Lydia Guevara, granddaughter of the late revolutionary idol Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, is set to star in a campaign to encourage a vegetarian diet for the organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Friday, June 19, 2009 3:06:30 AM

US Senate apologizes for slavery
Washington, June 19 (DPA) The US Senate offered a formal apology for slavery Thursday, five months after Barack Obama became the country's first African-American president.

Friday, June 19, 2009 1:40:15 AM

US prepared for any missile launch toward Hawaii: Gates
Washington, June 19 (DPA) The United States is prepared to defend against a possible North Korean missile launch toward the US state of Hawaii, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday.

Friday, June 19, 2009 1:27:45 AM

Nolan to back out of 'Batman' series?
New York, June 18 (IANS) After directing two successful instalments of the 'Batman' series, Christopher Nolan has sparked rumours that he might not be involved in 'Batman 3' due to the tragic death of Heath Ledger.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 11:04:22 PM

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