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Rebel strike cuts power to Colombian towns
Bogota, Aug 14 (EFE) Rebels blew up an electric substation in the southern Colombian province of Putumayo, leaving five towns without power, officials of the power company said.

Friday, August 14, 2009 9:08:35 PM

Jeev shoots 74 as Tiger takes lead at the PGA Championship
Hazeltine (Minnesota), Aug 14 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh, hoping to repeat his top-10 showing of 2008, opened with a modest two-over 74 in the first round of the 91st PGA Championship.

Friday, August 14, 2009 8:42:47 PM

Brain tells you what's living and what's not
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) New research shows that even in people who have been blind since birth, the brain still separates living and non-living objects.

Friday, August 14, 2009 3:02:10 PM

Federer, Nadal reach Montreal quarter-finals in style
Montreal, Aug 14 (DPA) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal resumed their dominance in tennis, with the top two seeds powering into the quarter-finals of the Montreal Masters.

Friday, August 14, 2009 2:55:28 PM

Clijsters marches into quarters, Pennetta pounds Venus
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 14 (DPA) Kim Clijsters reached a Women Tennis Association (WTA) quarter-final for the first time since early 2007 as her comeback to tennis continued full throttle at the Cincinnati Open.

Friday, August 14, 2009 2:55:12 PM

US satellites unlock secret to north India's vanishing water
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Unsustainable use of water in India's northern states threatens farm output and can fuel the spectre of a major water crisis, distressing 114 million people living there, warns a new study.

Friday, August 14, 2009 2:10:30 PM

Researchers pioneer new technique to eliminate heart surgery
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Although open-heart surgery is a frequent treatment for heart disease, it remains extremely dangerous. But an injected protein can potentially regrow blood vessels in the human heart -- doing away with risky surgery altogether.

Friday, August 14, 2009 1:46:17 PM

Why are autumn leaves of different colours?
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Why do autumn leaves boast yellow hues in Europe and lustrous red in Asia and America?

Friday, August 14, 2009 1:31:11 PM

Imitation cements social bonding, say researchers
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Imitation, goes an old saying, is the sincerest form of flattery. New research shows it also cements social bonding and later friendships.

Friday, August 14, 2009 12:59:04 PM

Unexpected windfall can hasten retirement
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Older workers who get cash out of the blue are more likely to choose early retirement, according to new research.

Friday, August 14, 2009 12:47:49 PM

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