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Windies keep lid on Australia despite Clarke''s 50
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 10 (IANS/CMC) Captain Michael Clarke stroked a half-century to stabilise Australia but the West Indies bowlers made crucial strikes at key junctures, to stay in control on the third day of the opening Test at Kensington Oval.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 12:24:33 PM

Dental x-rays linked to most common brain tumour
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Frequent dental x-rays have been linked with higher risk of developing meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed primary brain tumour, says a new study.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 10:49:06 AM

Social ranking can influence genetic functions
Washington, April 10 (IANS) A female monkey''s higher ranking within her group can alter the functioning of nearly 1,000 genes within mere weeks, also boosting their immune system, says a new study.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 10:32:06 AM

Castro pokes fun at Obama''s summit outfit
Havana, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Fidel Castro poked fun at US President Barack Obama''s plans to sport a guayabera - a tropical shirt that is Cuba''s official garment - during this week''s Summit of the Americas in Colombia where the Communist-ruled island will not be represented.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 10:31:56 AM

Life expectancy influences major decisions
Toronto, April 10 (IANS) The belief in how long you will live may subconsciously influence major decisions such as marriage, divorce, abortion, having a child or attending university.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 10:20:36 AM

US, Brazil agree to closer defence ties
Washington, April 10 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama and Brazil''s President Dilma Rousseff agreed here Monday to increase defence cooperation and facilitate tourism and business travel between their two nations.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 10:15:36 AM

Costa Rican diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela
Caracas, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan authorities confirmed Monday that they are investigating the abduction of a Costa Rican diplomat in Caracas.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 10:09:05 AM

Materialistic people ridden with anxiety
Washington, April 10 (IANS) People who place high value on wealth and status are more depressed and anxious and less sociable than others, says a new study.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 9:57:15 AM

Will you give more tip to Sikh drivers, Nikki Haley asked
Washington, April 10 (IANS) South Carolina''s Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has again ruled out a vice presidential run, but what is a making more news is a "bizarre" and "insensitive" question posed to her about Sikh taxi drivers.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 9:28:05 AM

Trapped Peruvian miners fine, awaiting rescue
Lima, April 10 (IANS/EFE) One of the nine men trapped inside a gold and copper mine in southern Peru said Monday that he and his comrades are well and eager to be rescued.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 9:23:25 AM

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