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UN congratulates Chilean president for miners' rescue
New York, Oct 15 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday congratulated President Sebastian Pinera of Chile for the successful operation to rescue the 33 miners who survived for more than two months in a collapsed mine.

Friday, October 15, 2010 2:05:15 AM

Christina Aguilera files for divorce
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (DPA) Christina Aguilera filed for divorce Thursday from husband Jordan Bratman after five years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences, according to

Friday, October 15, 2010 12:21:57 AM

Chilean president, miners to play football
Copiapo (Chile), Oct 14 (DPA) Chilean President Sebastian Pinera is to host the miners rescued from a collapsed mine for a football match Oct 25 in Santiago, he said Thursday.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:35:51 PM

Spectacular laser show illuminates CWG closure
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bright red, green, orange and blue laser lights flashed across the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, creating a psychedelic spectrum as over 1,000 dancers grooved to instrumental music, marking a grand finale to the Games closing event.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:38:57 PM

Anand Jon gets a break in sex assault case
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) A New York judge has dismissed some charges against Indian-American fashion designer Anand Jon, who is accused of rape and sexual abuse against several women including minors.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 6:39:30 PM

Obama visit will see 'full range' of strategic partnership
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama's November visit to India will see the 'full range' of issues on which the two countries are working as they establish a 'true strategic partnership,' according to US officials.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 6:29:56 PM

Canada seeks Pakistani bases after eviction by UAE
Toronto, Oct 14 (IANS) With the United Arab Emirates (UAE) shutting the Canadian secret military base near Dubai next month, Ottawa has requested Pakistan to let it use its military bases before its scheduled pullout from Afghanistan next year.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 2:27:50 PM

Nano water filter kills 98 pc bacteria within seconds
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A new low cost filtering system kills up to 98 percent of deadly bacteria like E. coli in water within seconds.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 1:49:57 PM

Silicon strategy shows promise for powerful batteries
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a way to use simple silicon to radically boost the capacity of lithium-ion batteries.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 1:49:35 PM

Watermelon lowers blood pressure
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Watermelon, apart from being rich in nutrients, has been found to lower pre-hypertension, a precursor to cardio diseases.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 1:06:42 PM

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