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Sochi Winter Olympics to break digital viewing record
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) In a first, the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia are set to break all records of digital viewership to become the 'fully mobile' Olympics.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:32:07 PM

Vivek Murthy breezes through hearing for "America's doctor"
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama's pick for surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, breezed through his confirmation hearing before a Senate panel even as several Republican senators expressed concern over his support for Obama's signature healthcare law.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:26:06 PM

Lack of self control, not desire, behind risky behaviour
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) Drunk driving, unsafe sex or an urge to break rules at school, public place or office are not because of a strong desire to do so but lack of self-control system in your brain, suggests research.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:06:04 PM

Energy drinks leading more teens to substance use: Study
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) Is your child hooked to energy drinks? Watch out for him as he may turn into a drug addict later.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 11:16:18 AM

Turned 18? Check BP to lower heart disease risk later
Chicago, Feb 5 (IANS) The signs of developing heart disease later in life can be spotted as early as you turn 18, especially if you have an elevated blood pressure, claims research.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 11:00:04 AM

Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella calls for change to drive innovation
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Shortly after he was named the new CEO of Microsoft, Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella shot off a letter to employees asking the software giant to "prioritize innovation" and "help drive cultural change."

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 10:48:03 AM

Anonymous threats to kidnap Austrian athletes in Sochi
Vienna, Feb 5 (IANS) An anonymous letter threatening to kidnap two Austrian athletes who are scheduled to attend the Sochi Games has been received by the Austrian Olympic Committee (AOC), authorities said.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 9:30:04 AM

Dutch league soccer results
The Hague, Feb 5 (IANS) Following are the Dutch league soccer results Tuesday, according to Xinhua.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 8:54:03 AM

Fixtures of Dutch league
The Hague, Feb 5 (IANS) Following are the Dutch league fixtures for Wednesday and Thursday, according to Xinhua.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 8:48:03 AM

Miley Cyrus strips for magazine cover
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Pop star Miley Cyrus has shed clothes for the cover page of W magazine's March issue.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 8:02:04 AM

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