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Ban on Nepal women migrants denounced
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) The Nepali government should revoke its new ban on women under the age of 30 from working in Gulf countries, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 2:10:00 PM

New method could predict solar flares
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A new method could predict solar flares more than a day before they occur, giving enough time to protect satellites, power grids and astronauts from potentially dangerous radiation.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 2:08:50 PM

Renner excited to play Steve McQueen in biopic
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Jeremy Renner is on a high ever since he has been finalised to play legendary actor Steve McQueen in the forthcoming biopic.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 2:03:50 PM

Biel, Timberlake plan secret, private wedding
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel has revealed that she will marry actor-singer Justin Timberlake in a intimate ceremony.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 2:02:00 PM

Now Duff set to star in comedy show
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Singer Hilary Duff's responsibility as a mother doesn't prevent her from accepting television assignments. She has signed a development deal with 20th Century Fox TV for a new comedy.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 1:41:00 PM

'Young women place looks above health'
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) College age women place looks and counting calories above health, say US researchers.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 1:19:30 PM

Why are people overconfident so often?
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Overconfidence helps individuals attain social status, and less capable people who believe they are better than others are given a higher place in the social ladder, according to a US study.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:29:20 PM

Olympic flag arrives in Rio
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) The Olympic flag has arrived here, marking the dawn of a new era in Rio de Janeiro's history.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 11:45:10 AM

Motorola Mobility to cut 4,000 jobs
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Google has confirmed that Motorola Mobility, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the internet search giant, will cut about 4,000 jobs or 20 percent of its workforce.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 11:42:40 AM

Survey shows wealth equals health in Canada
Ottawa, Aug 14 (IANS) Does wealth equal health? It seems so in Canada, according to the results of a public opinion survey.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 11:40:50 AM

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