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Pentagon rejects allegations of mistreating WikiLeaks suspect
Washington, Jan 27 (DPA) The Pentagon has flatly rejected allegations that a US Army private charged with leaking classified material to WikiLeaks has been mistreated.

Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:27:03 AM

20 killed in Colombia mine blast
Bogota, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) At least 20 miners were killed and six injured in a gas explosion inside a coal mine in Colombia, an official said.

Thursday, January 27, 2011 2:06:45 AM

Facebook founder's fan page hacked
San Francisco, Jan 26 (DPA) The fan page of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been hacked by a mystery invader who posted a message decrying the company's attempts to cash in on its hugely successful site.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 11:18:45 PM

Shared beliefs make US-India ties a defining partnership: Obama
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Wednesday their shared beliefs in the potential and dignity of every human being had led the US and India to make their relationship one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:07:07 PM

Man who bombed two US embassies in Africa gets life term
New York, Jan 26 (IANS) Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, the first former detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to be tried in the civilian court system, has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 1998 bombings of two United States Embassies in east Africa.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:54:11 PM

Researchers use cell profiling to detect cancer
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Researchers are finding ways to tell a healthy cell from an abnormal one to identify and pre-empt cancer.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:45:32 PM

Tigers could triple in Asia
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Asian tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers, or three times the current number, if core breeding sites are protected, say the world's leading conservationists.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:30:33 PM

Year of India in Canada to kick off in March
Toronto, Jan 26 (IANS) India has unveiled year-long activities and programmes for its Year of India in Canada with the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Carleton University to fund an India Chair at the university's Canada-India Centre for Excellence in Science, Technology, Trade and Policy.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 1:14:28 PM

Half-a-million Chileans slide into poverty after quake
Santiago (Chile), Jan 26 (DPA) Half-a-million Chileans have fallen into poverty since the devastating earthquake of Feb 27, 2010, the Chilean government has said.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:08:55 PM

'India presents fantastic opportunities for US firms'
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) With India presenting 'fantastic opportunities' for American companies in infrastructure development, the US is making it a priority to help private sector help meet India's growing needs, according to a senior official.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:07:19 PM

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