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John Lennon's blood-stained clothes on display
New York, May 13 (IANS) The blood-stained clothes worn by rock legend John Lennon when he was shot dead are on display here.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 12:51:15 PM

Does Pakistan deserve more US aid? Past record questioned
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Some US senators have opposed tripling non-military US aid to Pakistan, with one noting how Islamabad had spent much of the $12 billion aid it had received in the past in military build-up against India, a country that was described as 'a great regional power'.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 12:25:08 PM

Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's can save billions of dollars
New York, May 13 (IANS) Early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease could save billions of dollars in costs while improving care, according to a new study.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 12:13:10 PM

Pope supports Palestinian state
Bethlehem, May 13(DPA) Pope Benedict XVI expressed strong and unequivocal support for a Palestinian state Wednesday, as he arrived in Bethlehem in the West Bank.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 12:04:35 PM

'US cannot win against Taliban, if it loses information war'
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Saying we are losing the 'information war' against the Taliban, Richard Holbrooke, US special representative, has said winning the information war was key to the success of American strategy in Pakistan as it faces a resurgent Taliban.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 11:39:01 AM

Indian American hotel owner sentenced for fraud
Washington, May 13 (IANS) An Indian American hotel owner in Vermont state has been sentenced to four months home confinement, and a $10,000 fine on charges of fraud and for employing illegal aliens.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 11:22:45 AM

India has high degree of interest in Afghanistan, Pakistan: US
Washington, May 13 (IANS) The US has acknowledged that India as a 'great regional power' has a very high degree of interest in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. Washington is now pushing Islamabad to move more troops from the Indian border to the 'epicentre of terrorism in western Pakistan'.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:49:52 AM

US keeping 'great regional power' India fully informed: envoy
Washington, May 13 (IANS) US is keeping India, 'a great regional power', fully informed about its Pakistan strategy as it works with Islamabad to shift its focus from India to the insurgent threat on its western frontier.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:05:40 AM

US rushing $5mn emergency aid to Pakistan
Washington, May 13 (IANS) The US is rushing an initial $5 million in emergency aid to Pakistan to help people uprooted by the fighting against extremists, according to the State Department.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:03:29 AM

New system to monitor safety of building's drinking water supply
New York, May 13 (IANS) Chemo-terrorists could turn drinking water into a deadly brew within minutes. To counter this, a researcher has developed a system to monitor the safety of the water supply to a building or a community.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:57:26 AM

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