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Scientists use airport body scanners to scan mummies
Washington, June 19 (IANS) An international team of scientists are trying out a new technique of using airport body scanners to conduct tests on ancient mummies.

Saturday, June 19, 2010 1:44:06 AM

30 more to get Hollywood Walk of Fame stars
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Thirty new stars including TV host Oprah Winfrey, actress Penelope Cruz, rapper Will.i.am and puppet characters The Muppets, are among the latest celebrities to be immortalised with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Saturday, June 19, 2010 12:19:35 AM

Would love to play lead in 'Wanted' sequel: Stewart
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart would love to play the lead in the sequel to action movie 'Wanted' if offered the role.

Saturday, June 19, 2010 12:19:19 AM

Kanishka victims call inquiry report bitter-sweet
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Despite an inquiry report indicting the Canadian government Thursday for the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing and recommending ex-gratia compensation for them, families of the victims were unhappy that the killers will never be brought to justice.

Friday, June 18, 2010 9:12:38 PM

Sikhs, Muslims seek end to racial profiling
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Sikh, Muslim and African-American groups have related stories of being racially profiled across the US to lawmakers as they explored potential legislation to stop the practice.

Friday, June 18, 2010 7:24:16 PM

India to UN: Maoist problem not an armed conflict
New York, June 18 (IANS) India has voiced its strong protest against the inclusion of the Maoist guerrilla issue as an 'armed conflict' in a UN report and clarified that the violence by these groups does not constitute a zone of armed conflict as defined by international law.

Friday, June 18, 2010 6:04:26 PM

Why do people perceive taste of salt differently?
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Genetics influence the way people like to have different levels of salt in the food they eat, says a study.

Friday, June 18, 2010 4:44:40 PM

False body-image may cause unsafe weight-loss behaviour
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Normal weight and underweight teenaged girls who falsely believe they are overweight are at a high risk of unsafe weight-loss behaviour, says a new study.

Friday, June 18, 2010 3:48:25 PM

Atwal rides a roller-coaster round at US Open
Pebble Beach, California, June 18 (IANS) Normal would be boring for Arjun Atwal. Playing in his first-ever US Open and that after coming through a sectional qualifier, the Indian had a roller coaster of a round with four birdies and eight bogeys in his eventful 75 that puts him on the edge as far as weekend action is concerned.

Friday, June 18, 2010 3:42:52 PM

Dalai Lama arrives in Japan to give lectures
Tokyo, June 18 (DPA) Tibetan exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Japan Friday to attend religious events and give lectures.

Friday, June 18, 2010 2:39:28 PM

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