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Indian talent pool in US waiting to be tapped
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Most Indian students in the US plan to return home with a desire to give back to the motherland, offering a vast pool of talent that would bring top-rate higher education to India's young, a new study suggests.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 2:17:00 PM

Being famous was not Zellweger's ambition
New York, March 13 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger, whose name has been inducted in the Texas Film Hall of Fame, never planned to be famous and says she felt lucky to be a 'glorified extra' on the sets of her first film 'Dazed and Confused'.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 2:15:25 PM

Indian businessman abducted in Trinidad and Tobago
Port-of-Spain, March 13 (IANS) An Indian businessman, who came here from New Delhi three weeks ago, was abducted and robbed of his belongings by assailants, police said. The victim has been rescued.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 1:31:46 PM

Prenatal exposure to sex hormone linked with genius
Toronto, March 13 (IANS) High IQ in some people may be linked to exposure of sex hormone in the womb, says a new study.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 1:10:28 PM

Adults with attention deficit disorder more creative
Washington, March 13 (IANS) People who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more creative, says a new study.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 10:44:09 AM

Emering technologies conference at Bangalore from March 22
Washington, March 13 (IANS) EmTech India, the third India edition of prestigious emerging technologies conference by Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT's) Technology Review begins at Bangalore March 22.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:44:50 AM

US robot pharmacies deliver prescription drugs fast
Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS/EFE) In their effort to provide faster service to patients, a chain of low-cost clinics on the west coast of the US has installed robot pharmacies that deliver prescription drugs.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:37:19 AM

13 tourists killed in New York accident
New York, March 13 (IANS) At least 13 people, many of them Chinese tourists, were killed in a tour bus accident in New York City Saturday, deputy mayor Patricia E. Harris said.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 7:53:52 AM

Qualifier Somdev stuns Baghdatis, enters third round
Indian Wells (California), March 13 (IANS) India's No. 1 Somdev Devvarman pulled off a stunner at the PNB Paribas tennis tournament by knocking out 19th seed Marcos Baghdatis in straight sets, 7-5, 6-0, here Saturday.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 3:02:59 AM

Tectonic plates' movement caused Japan quake, tsunami
Washington, March 12 (IANS) The devastating earthquake that shook Japan was caused by movement of massive tectonic plates that thrust one below the other and forced the seabed and ocean upwards, triggering a giant tsunami.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 4:07:22 PM

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