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Mexican scientists develop eco-friendly cement
Mexico City, March 5 (IANS/EFE) Scientists in Mexico are developing a new type of cement that will reduce carbon-dioxide emission by up to 80 percent while the amount of energy consumed in the production process will be lowered by as much as 50 percent.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:26:49 AM

Denise Richards 'disgusted' with Sheen
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Actress Denise Richards is 'disgusted' with her former husband Charlie Sheen and his womanising ways, and feels they could be harmful to their two girls.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:03:54 AM

Mike Myers secretly marries girlfriend
New York, March 5 (IANS) Canadian actor Mike Myers has married longtime girlfriend in a secret ceremony five months ago, says his representative.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:42:36 AM

Gabor refuses second leg amputation
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Ailing actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has refused to undergo second leg amputation after she was rushed to hospital for blood flow problem.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:19:13 AM

US stocks slip as oil price rises
New York, March 5 (DPA) Wall Street stocks fell slightly Friday despite the government figures showing the US jobless rate dropped to its lowest level in nearly two years.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:05:25 AM

Arizona shooter charged with murder
Washington, March 5 (DPA) A federal grand jury Friday issued a 49-count indictment against the gunman accused of killing six people and injuring 13 in an Arizona attack targeting Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in January.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 4:57:32 AM

India, China spur US exports raising incomes and jobs: Geithner
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Rapid growth of emerging economies like India, China and Brazil is boosting American exports and raising incomes and jobs across the US, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has said.

Friday, March 04, 2011 8:32:30 PM

Ajit Singh's son-in-law caught in US Iran sting
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Vikramaditya Singh, the son-in-law of India's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh, has been fined $100,000 and sentenced to three years' probation by a US district court for allegedly trying to sell prohibited items to Iran.

Friday, March 04, 2011 8:17:35 PM

US probes bribery charge against Cadbury in India
Washington, March 4 (IANS) The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has opened a foreign bribery investigation into Kraft Foods Inc about its India operations, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing.

Friday, March 04, 2011 6:52:25 PM

He was last voice of Pakistan's minorities: Shahbaz Bhatti's brother
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) Peter Bhatti, brother of slain Pakistan minority affairs minister Shahbaz Bhatti, has lamented that extra security for his brother could have saved his life and said 'my brother was the last voice of Pakistan's minorities'.

Friday, March 04, 2011 3:10:32 PM

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