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Last updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 5:42:12 PM

Obama approves air surveillance of IS in Syria
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has authorised surveillance flights over Syria in a move to gain intelligence on the activities of Islamic State (IS) Sunni militant group, BBC reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:52:16 PM

Couples' play with doll predicts parenting behaviour
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Parents who are ready to welcome a baby show a lot about their future co-parenting behaviour during pregnancy, reveals a new study.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:48:04 PM

Bacterial infection affecting Europeans originated in Africa, finds study
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Scientists have found that the predominant strain of community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (CA-MRSA) was derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:42:16 PM

'India, Myanmar, Thailand should begin transit talks on highway'
Hanoi, Aug 26 (IANS) Taking its first important step to ensure that the connectivity corridors with ASEAN are utilised when ready, India has proposed that it, Myanmar and Thailand begin talks on a transit transport agreement for the Trilateral Highway that is set to link the three countries by 2016, a top Indian official said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:26:20 PM

Want to get a celebrity body? Check out how
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Achieving a perfect body a la celebrities is not difficult if one follows the right workout regime and eating habits, says fitness trainer Romana Braganza.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:20:04 PM

Knee surgery not needed for mild osteoarthritis
New York, Aug 26 (IANS) Middle-aged and older patients with mild osteoarthritis of the knee may not benefit from the procedure of arthroscopic knee surgery, says new research.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:14:04 PM

Yellow pigment in eye helps see better through haze
New York, Aug 26 (IANS) People with greater amounts of yellow pigment in the eye may be able to see distant objects better in hazy conditions, new research shows.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:02:13 PM

NASA satellite low on fuel to fall soon
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) A NASA satellite launched in 1997 to measure precipitation over the tropics will fall down soon.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:40:04 PM

Jack Wagner credits 'spiritual awakening' for comeback
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran actor-singer Jack Wagner says a "spiritual awakening" inspired him to return to music after a nine-year gap.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:34:03 PM

Octopus-inspired sensor can detect colours
New York, Aug 26 (IANS) In a first, researchers have created a light detector that responds to red, green and blue light like the human eye does.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:30:03 PM

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