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Last updated: Saturday, March 28, 2015 6:50:05 AM

New therapy speeds up wound healing
New York, March 27 (IANS) People can soon cut down the time taken to heal their everyday cuts and burns by half with the help of a new therapy developed by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University here.

Friday, March 27, 2015 10:50:04 AM

New technology surges forward at Vancouver Auto Show
Vancouver, March 27 (IANS) If driverless cars cruising streets safely is no longer a dream for car lovers, then puffing nothing into the atmosphere but a little bit of water exhaust is another dream of environmentalists just around the corner.

Friday, March 27, 2015 9:46:12 AM

Atul Keshap named US envoy to Sri Lanka, Maldives
Washington, March 27 (IANS) After Richard Rahul Verma, who is the US ambassador to India, yet another Indian American has been named the country's envoy by President Barack Obama. Atul Keshap, a senior Indian-American foreign service official, has been named as ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Friday, March 27, 2015 9:06:11 AM

Rio 2016 opens Olympic volunteer centre
Rio de Janerio, March 27 (IANS) The first training centre for Rio's 2016 Olympic volunteer program has opened, organisers said on Thursday, a media report said on Friday.

Friday, March 27, 2015 8:54:03 AM

'Be vigilant against threat of biological weapons'
United Nations, March 27 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged the whole world to continue to remain vigilant against the threat of biological weapons despite the progress made by the international community in preventing their spread, media reported on Friday.

Friday, March 27, 2015 8:44:04 AM

US stocks continue to drop over geopolitical tensions
New York, March 27 (IANS) US stocks ended mildly lower after volatile trading on Thursday, as investors weighed the geopolitical tensions in the Middle East against an upbeat job report, a media report said on Friday.

Friday, March 27, 2015 8:36:08 AM

Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris spotted together
Los Angeles, March 27 (IANS) Photographs featuring singer Taylor Swift and DJ Calvin Harris together in Nashville have added fuel to rumours that the duo has been dating

Friday, March 27, 2015 8:00:03 AM

Building fire injures 12 in New York
New York, March 27 (IANS) A massive fire broke out after an explosion in a building in New York City's East Village neighbourhood, leaving 12 injured, three critically, the Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Friday, March 27, 2015 7:44:04 AM

Spice Girls to have a reunion?
Los Angeles, March 27 (IANS) The all-girls band Spice Girls may be getting back together next year to celebrate the 20th anniversary reunion.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:56:17 AM

Britney, Azalea duet to release in May
Los Angeles, March 27 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears has finally set a release date for her much-awaited collaboration with singer Iggy Azalea.

Friday, March 27, 2015 5:20:04 AM

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