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Menon, Burns discuss strategy for clean NSG waiver
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) India's Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon Monday plunged into a day of hectic diplomacy here to fine-tune a waiver acceptable to the 45-member Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) without adding any new conditions.

Monday, August 25, 2008 8:52:10 PM

US Vice President Cheney to travel to Georgia
Washington, Aug 25 (DPA) US Vice President Dick Cheney is to travel to Georgia and three other countries next week, highlighted by talks with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, Washington said Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 7:40:03 PM

Polyphenols protect nerves from damage but not in Alzheimer's
Toronto, Aug 25 (IANS) Plant nutrients called polyphenols are known to protect nerves from damage, but to expect a similar effect in case of Alzheimer's would be 'unwise,' warns Indian-Canadian researcher Charles Ramassamy.

Monday, August 25, 2008 3:13:31 PM

McCain, Obama neck and neck in polls
Denver (Colorado), Aug 25 (DPA) The scramble for the White House was dead even between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain, according to two separate polls released late Sunday, the eve of the opening of the Democratic nominating convention.

Monday, August 25, 2008 2:18:27 PM

Dog saves newborn abandoned by teenaged mother
New York, Aug 25 (IANS) A dog protected a newborn after its teenaged mother abandoned the baby soon after giving birth in a field in rural Argentina.

Monday, August 25, 2008 1:16:14 PM

Surgeons can now spot 'invisible' cancer cells in real time
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Cancer surgeons are virtually groping in the dark in determining whether they have removed all of the diseased tissue - the key to successful surgery. But a new imaging technique developed by researchers enables surgeons to more readily see and remove cancerous tissues, minimising damage to normal tissue.

Monday, August 25, 2008 1:13:36 PM

Daughter different from mother... yeast cells show why
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) A mother and a daughter can be similar yet so different. Northwestern University researchers now know the reason why, at least in yeast cells.

Monday, August 25, 2008 12:28:13 PM

New mosquito virus could help control malaria
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Researchers have identified a previously unknown virus that infects the Anopheles mosquito that is primarily responsible for transmitting malaria.

Monday, August 25, 2008 9:57:27 AM

Gayle hits 16th ODI ton as West Indies win Scotiabank Cup
Toronto, Aug 25 (IANS) West Indies captain Chris Gayle scored a blistering 110 off 77 balls to lead his team to seven-wicket victory over Canada to clinch the first Scotiabank ODI triangular series here Sunday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 8:26:06 AM

Guatemala plane crash kills 10
Guatemala City, Aug 25 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed Sunday when the small plane in which they were travelling crashed in the eastern Guatemalan province of Zacapa, Spain's EFE news agency reported.

Monday, August 25, 2008 3:25:29 AM

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