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Illusory relationships with TV stars foster sense of belonging
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Illusory relationships with TV stars fosters a sense of belonging among viewers, even if they suffer from low esteem or rejection by friends and family members, says a new study.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 2:20:35 PM

Grapes lower BP, may also prevent heart attacks
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Can a grape-enriched diet arrest the downhill sequence of heart failure after years of high blood pressure (BP)?

Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:33:24 PM

Worried stiff about Pakistan, US seeks to advance ties with India
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The situation in Pakistan and Afghanistan tops the reasons the US is 'advancing its relationship with India', Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said, while accusing the Pakistani government of 'abdicating to the Taliban' and warning that the deterioration of security in Pakistan poses a 'mortal threat' to the US and the world.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:01:42 PM

Pakistan among 'five countries in deep trouble'
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Political chaos and increasing terrorist activities, coupled with a worsening economic scenario, makes Pakistan one of the five countries in deep trouble, according to a listing prepared by a US publication.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 12:09:12 PM

Delinquency prompts teenagers to marry earlier than peers
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Delinquent teens marry earlier than their peers while substance-abusing teens, especially girls who abuse marijuana, marry later than their peers, if at all, according to a broad-based study.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 11:55:05 AM

Indian American doctor faces trial for keeping high explosives
Washington, April 23 (IANS) An Indian-born doctor in the US faces a June 1 trial on a charge of possessing explosive only permitted for military use.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 11:02:58 AM

Grooming, personality most important for good school grades
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Can personal traits such as physical attractiveness and personality fetch success in school? If so, which aspect of one's appearance can help grades the most? It's a combination of grooming and personality, a new study has found.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 10:21:21 AM

IMF set for huge expansion as world finance ministers meet
Washington, April 23 (DPA) With a financial crisis still hammering away at the global economy, the International Monetary Fund is poised for one of its biggest expansions of power since the lender was created after World War II.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 10:10:11 AM

A. Q. Khan world's greatest proliferator: US
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The United States has branded disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist as 'probably the world's greatest proliferator' but appears reluctant to link aid to Islamabad with getting information from him about his activities.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 9:55:48 AM

Disney's Earth Day movie: Is nature Disneyfied?
Los Angeles, April 23 (DPA) Walt Disney Co have released a new nature documentary in a move designed to mark Earth Day and recall the company's pioneering efforts to bring wildlife movies to the masses from the 1940s onwards with its True-Life Adventure films.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 9:46:24 AM

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