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UN ready to help flood-hit India, Bangladesh
United Nations, June 30 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is prepared to support India and Bangladesh, South Asiain countries that are experiencing heavy rains and flooding, a top UN official said.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 9:50:07 AM

JLo tops list of perfume makers
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has topped a list of making the most profitable range of perfumes, earning $80 million out of it.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 6:32:06 AM

Hilton spends time with disabled kid
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton met six-year-old wheelchair-bound Oran to boost his spirits as part of volunteer work for the Starlight Children's Foundation, which grant wishes for seriously ill children.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 6:06:33 AM

Sheen miffed at hotel trashing rumours
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen is upset over reports that said he trashed his hotel room and had a drug party when he went there with his children and ex-wife Denise Richards.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 4:57:04 AM

Cyrus enjoys free hamburger meal
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus was given a free meal by the patron of a hamburger joint after she forgot to bring cash.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 3:43:44 AM

Gomez meets ill kids
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez took some time out to meet ill children.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 12:30:55 AM

Sri Lanka to establish warning system for n-disasters
Colombo, June 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Atomic Energy Authority is to set up nuclear disaster early warning system in the naval bases around the island in the wake of increasing nuclear power stations in the region, a spokesman said Friday.

Friday, June 29, 2012 11:50:15 PM

India supports Sri Lankan reconciliation, to stay engaged
Colombo, June 29 (IANS) India Friday reiterated its support to all actors seeking a solution to the Tamil situation in Sri Lanka, but made it clear that political reconciliation is "a Sri Lankan issue" and "something that Sri Lanka has to do".

Friday, June 29, 2012 8:14:37 PM

Narine still confident despite England travails
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says his confidence has not been dented following a disappointing tour of England earlier this month.

Friday, June 29, 2012 8:07:37 PM

'Mayan text on world's end is about political history'
Guatemala City, June 29 (IANS) A 1,300-year-old Mayan text discovered in Guatemala provides the second known reference to December 21, 2012, touted as the world's end date. However, archaeologists believe it has more to do with political history than the prophecy.

Friday, June 29, 2012 4:24:25 PM

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