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Pacts on n-sites, end-use monitoring on cards during Clinton visit
Washington, July 16 (IANS) An agreement on end-use monitoring of sensitive US technology and equipment and another offering two nuclear sites to the US are expected to be the highlights of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's five-day visit to India starting Friday.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 12:09:20 AM

Boeing cuts 1,000 jobs in defence branch
Washington/Chicago, July 15 (DPA) Boeing's Integrated Defence Systems said Wednesday it is cutting 1,000 jobs to accommodate the drop in demand in the federal defence budget.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:52:44 PM

US has no plans for special Kashmir envoy
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The US Wednesday assured India that it has no plans to appoint a special envoy for Kashmir as it considers it to be a matter between New Delhi and Islamabad.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:24:25 PM

UNSC urges for free, fair Afghan elections
New York, July 15 (DPA) The United Nations Security Council Wednesday called for 'free, fair, transparent, credible, secure and inclusive' provincial and presidential elections next month in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:24:15 PM

India need not worry about n-deal: US
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The US Wednesday assured India that it should have no apprehension that the G-8 decision to put a bar on helping non-NPT countries to reprocess uranium would throw the India-US civil nuclear deal off track.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:20:33 PM

Police treating Michael Jackson's death as homicide
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) The Los Angeles Police Department is treating King of Pop Michael Jackson's death as homicide, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 11:14:51 PM

Colombia's Falcao signs for Porto
Lisbon, July 15 (DPA) Radamel Falcao Garcia has completed his move from Argentine side River Plate to FC Porto on a four-year deal, the Portuguese champions confirmed Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 5:24:26 PM

Higher pesticide levels in blood linked to Parkinson's
Washington, July 15 (IANS) People with Parkinson's have significantly higher blood levels of a particular pesticide than healthy people or those with Alzheimer's, according to a new study.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 3:50:07 PM

In the plant world, bigger isn't always better
Toronto, July 15 (IANS) In the plant world, bigger isn't always better, says a new study.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 3:28:01 PM

Lashkar trying to increase India-Pakistan tensions: UN official
United Nations, July 15 (IANS) The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has ties with the Taliban and is trying to increase tensions between India and Pakistan, says a UN official dealing with the Al Qaeda and allied groups.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 3:07:14 PM

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