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US to host global finance crisis summit
Washington, Oct 19 (DPA) US President George W. Bush and French President Nicolas Sarkozy Saturday said an emergency global summit on the finance crisis will be held in the US, possibly before the end of November.

Sunday, October 19, 2008 4:31:04 AM

Brad Pitt to star in futuristic 'Odyssey'
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt has been roped in by Warner Bros. for a futuristic version of Homer's epic "Odyssey".

Saturday, October 18, 2008 11:20:42 PM

Matt Damon signs fourth 'Bourne' film
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Hollywood actor Matt Damon has signed the fourth installment in "The Bourne Identity" franchise.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 11:20:06 PM

Ferrell to impersonate Bush on Broadway
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Hollywood actor Will Ferrell is about to try his hand at playing American president George W. Bush in a new Broadway show, "You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W. Bush."

Saturday, October 18, 2008 11:18:30 PM

Bond movies 'objectified' women: Daniel Craig
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Hollywood actor Daniel Craig has said that the Bond movies have always "objectified" women though the situation is now changing.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 11:17:27 PM

India seeks fair trial for Anand Jon
San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) Seeking a fair trial for Anand Jon Alexander, India has expressed concern over the manner in which the Indian fashion designer is being tried in California for a number of cases of alleged sexual abuse and rape.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 10:06:29 PM

Amartya Sen honoured by international rights body
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Nobel laureate and eminent economist Amartya Sen has been honoured with the Inspiration Prize by Breakthrough, an international human rights organisation working in India and the US.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 8:25:45 PM

IMF probing chief's relation with worker
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is investigating whether its chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, abused his position in connection with a brief affair with a female subordinate at a time when the key multilateral institution is focusing on helping developing countries withstand the global financial crisis.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 7:26:48 PM

Discovered: How do germs fight immunity
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered the mechanism of how viral infections block output of immune system proteins that protect one from diseases like HIV, TB and measles.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 12:14:48 PM

Gut bacteria waste can regulate weight
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) A single molecule in the intestinal wall, activated by waste products from gut bacteria, plays a key role in determining whether the host animals stay lean or fatty, says the latest research.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 12:14:09 PM

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