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Nobel for Obama leaves media puzzled, politicos divided
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize win has evoked mixed reactions in the US with the media largely puzzled over the surprise pick and some comments sharply divided along party lines.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 7:41:31 PM

Household robots can be security risk
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) People are increasingly using household robots for chores, communication, entertainment and companionship but safety and privacy risks of the information-gathering objects that move around our homes are not yet adequately addressed, according to a new study.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 7:27:39 PM

Obama to join Diwali celebrations at White House
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will personally join members of the Asian American community to celebrate Diwali, 'the festival of lights', at the White House next week.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 6:48:56 PM

Kabul points finger at ISI for Indian embassy attack
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) The Afghan envoy to the US has alleged that Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI was behind Thursday's attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul which killed 17 people and wounded more than 60.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 6:26:38 PM

Red grape molecule shows promise in treating diabetes
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Resveratrol, a molecule found in red grapes, has been shown to improve diabetes when delivered orally to rodents, but it is only now that scientists have discovered how it works in the body.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 4:22:19 PM

A bit of exercise improves body image
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) The simple act of exercising and not fitness itself can convince you that you look better, says a new study.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 4:10:04 PM

India beat Canada in hockey series opener
Victoria (Canada), Oct 10 (IANS) India defeated Canada 2-0 in the first of the seven match hockey series at the University of Victoria ground here Friday.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 2:17:11 PM

Largest ever dino footprints found in France
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Footprints from sauropod dinosaurs, giant herbivores with long necks, were found in Plagne, near Lyon, France.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 2:09:38 PM

70 killed in Nigeria accident
Lagos, Oct 10 (Xinhua) At least 70 people were killed when an oil tanker exploded and caught fire enveloping eight other vehicles in southeast Nigeria, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 1:47:20 PM

Argentinians want Maradona's head - even if team qualifies
Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (DPA) The beleaguered national football coach Diego Maradona should take his hat and leave - even if the team qualifies for the 2010 World Cup, according to an opinion poll released Friday.

Saturday, October 10, 2009 1:47:09 PM

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