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NASA discovers first earth-sized planet in habitable zone
New York, April 18 (IANS) In search for life on other planets, NASA astronomers have detected an earth-like planet orbiting the habitable zone of a cool star.

Friday, April 18, 2014 11:22:17 AM

India, US poised on more collaborative path: Envoy
Washington, April 18 (IANS) India and the United States are today positioned to embark on a more closely collaborative path with growth in India providing it new impetus, according to Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar.

Friday, April 18, 2014 10:46:18 AM

Rajat Gupta starts prison term June 17
New York, April 18 (IANS) Rajat Gupta, India-born former director of Goldman Sachs Group, convicted in 2012 for insider trading, has agreed to surrender to prison authorities on June 17 to begin a two-year sentence.

Friday, April 18, 2014 9:52:14 AM

Anand Mahindra, Banmali Agrawala, Ellen Lord named USIBC directors
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Anand Mahindra, chairman and managing director, Mahindra & Mahindra, Banmali Agrawala, president & ceo, South Asia, General Electric and Ellen Lord, president & ceo, Textron Systems have been appointed directors of US India Business Council.

Friday, April 18, 2014 8:26:07 AM

Ronaldinho admits form slump
Rio de Janeiro, April 18 (IANS) Ronaldinho has admitted to performing below expectations as he strives to earn a Brazil recall for this year's World Cup.

Friday, April 18, 2014 8:16:06 AM

Katy Perry trash talks about ex-beau
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has reportedly been criticising former boyfriend and musician John Mayer for his over-the-top metrosexuality.

Friday, April 18, 2014 8:02:04 AM

Obama warns Russia of new sanctions
Washington, April 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday spoke cautiously about an agreement on the Ukraine crisis and warned that Russia could face additional sanctions if situation fails to improve.

Friday, April 18, 2014 7:54:04 AM

Geneva talks: UN chief 'encouraged' by agreement on Ukraine
United Nations, April 18 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was encouraged by "concrete and urgent steps" aimed at de-escalating the Ukraine situation agreed at four-way talks in Geneva Thursday.

Friday, April 18, 2014 7:46:20 AM

Obamacare enrollment hits eight million mark
Washington, April 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama announced Thursday that eight million

Friday, April 18, 2014 7:26:20 AM

Jack Osbourne home up for sale
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) TV personality Jack Osbourne has put his restored Spanish-style villa in Los Feliz up for sale at $2.998 million.

Friday, April 18, 2014 7:16:20 AM

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