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Infectious diseases account for two-third child deaths
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Preventable infectious diseases accounted for two-thirds of the nine million child deaths in 2008, says a new study.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 1:51:54 PM

Taylor Swift to be inducted into hall of fame
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift might have only two albums under her belt, but she will be getting hall of fame credentials.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 1:34:17 PM

North Korea claims to have carried out nuclear fusion
Seoul, May 12 (DPA) North Korea has successfully carried out a nuclear fusion reaction, its official news agency said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 12:30:27 PM

A perfect publicity blend - from India's beauty care queen
Washington, May 12 (IANS) India's beauty care queen Shahnaz Hussain is all set to launch yet another herbal skin care product in New York and London - and again with no advertising budget at all as she claims.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 12:01:58 PM

US still considering naming Pakistan Taliban terrorist group
Washington, May 12 (IANS) The United States is still considering if the Pakistan Taliban blamed for the failed plot by a Pakistani-American to detonate a car bomb in New York's Times Square more than a week ago should be labelled a terrorist organization.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 11:18:15 AM

India presses for international terrorism convention
United Nations, May 12 (IANS) Calling terrorism a global threat to democracy and development, India has called for the early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 11:00:49 AM

India's Ajay Mathur among energy-efficiency 'visionaries'
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Ajay Mathur, director general of India's Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), is one of the energy efficiency 'visionaries' from Africa, Asia, Europe and South America to be honoured by the Alliance to Save Energy.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 10:38:58 AM

New face of terror: radicalised in US, trained in Pakistan
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Almost nine years after the Sep 11 2001 terror attacks, a worrying number of American citizens and longtime US residents are becoming radicalised and training to be terrorists in Pakistan, US counter-terrorism officials say.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 9:11:45 AM

First Tamil to be jailed in Canada for funding LTTE
Vancouver, May 12 (IANS) In the first case of its kind in Canada under its terrorism laws, a Sri Lankan Tamil has pleaded guilty to raising funds for the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) which was routed last year by the Sri Lankan forces.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 9:04:40 AM

Microsoft loses as Toronto firm wins claim over Word patent
Toronto, May 12 (IANS) Ruling against Microsoft, the US Patent and Trademark Office Tuesday confirmed a patent held by

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 9:02:29 AM

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