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US stocks surge again as Bush goes for 'partial nationalisation' of banks
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) As the US Tuesday unveiled an 'unprecedented and aggressive' plan to pour at least $250 billion to partly nationalise nine major banks and expand federal insurance protection, the Wall Street was on the upward curve again.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 8:13:16 PM

Bush announces second rescue package for banks
Washington, Oct 14 (DPA) US President George W. Bush announced Tuesday government plans to pump $250 billion in the American banking sector, following similar action announced by several European governments the day before.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 7:33:53 PM

New York woos Indian tourists, opens office in Mumbai
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) In a big push to attract more Indian tourists, New York City's marketing agency has opened an office in Mumbai and is launching a promotion campaign featuring New Yorkers Padma Lakshmi, Sant Chatwal and Mira Nair.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 7:32:19 PM

CPI leader calls for IMF, World Bank reforms
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja has called for reform and democratisation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank to ensure full participation of developing nations and achieve 'genuine' coordination to effectively meet current global financial crisis.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 6:35:46 PM

Now chicken soup for high blood pressure
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Chicken soup, a popular home remedy for common cold, may have a role in fighting high blood pressure, according to a Japanese study.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 3:46:22 PM

Prakash in pre-quarter-finals of Calabasas Challenger
Calabasas (California), Oct 14 (IANS) India's Prakash Amritraj outplayed Australian Robert Smeets to move into the pre-quarter-finals of the $50,000 Mercedes Benz tennis Challenger tournament.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:57:57 PM

'The Guru' remains one of my favourite films: Michael York
Antalya (Turkey), Oct 14 (IANS) Legendary English actor Michael York, who received a lifetime achievement award here, says Indian actor Utpal Dutt starrer 'The Guru' was a landmark film in his career.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:51:44 PM

Non-smokers live longer, better lives: survey
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Non-smokers live longer and much better lives than heavy smokers, according to a survey conducted by the University of Helsinki.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:51:22 PM

Steel byproduct shows potential in CO2 sequestration
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A byproduct of steel industry, that also emits huge volume of carbon dioxide, could be used to absorb greenhouse gas and control global warming.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:38:59 PM

Anti-smoking hospital programmes successful: Indian American expert
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Hospital-based anti-smoking programmes, along with referrals for cardiac rehabilitation, seem to help patients quit smoking after a heart attack, according to a study co-authored by Indian American cardiologist Susmita Parashar.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:02:43 PM

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