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Older adults contributing to healthier environment
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Elderly who volunteer for environmental protection are likely to find the activity physically and mentally stimulating, according to a study.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 2:38:30 PM

Warmer India-Pakistan ties to help US war on terror: Obama
New York, July 23 (IANS) More convivial relations between India and Pakistan would help the war against militants in Afghanistan and the US should work to improve trust between the two countries, democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has said.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 2:37:55 PM

Serious security flaws riddle online banking: NRI scientist
Washington, July 23 (IANS) More than 75 percent of bank websites were flawed and could expose customers to cyber thieves eyeing their money or their identity, according to a survey by University of Michigan.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 2:33:08 PM

Technique likely to slash cancer drug delivery time
Washington, July 23 (IANS) A new technique may now make it possible to deliver cancer-fighting drugs to the targeted areas within hours, as against two days taken by existing systems.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 2:10:47 PM

Girls more distressed by expulsion from school
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Adolescent girls who were expelled, suspended or dropped out of school by the 12th grade were more likely to be highly depressed by 21 years than girls who had none of these problems.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 2:05:55 PM

When Arnold Shwarzenegger tossed Obama, Hillary from a cliff!
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) A world-famous Canadian university stumped more than 6,000 high school students from around the world who took this year's Sir Isaac Newton (SIN) examination.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 12:21:57 PM

Business management firm sues Courtney Love
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Controversial rocker Courtney Love has been sued by business management and accounting firm which claims she has cheated it out of $1 million.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 12:21:23 PM

US to back India in securing n-deal
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US has pledged to move forward on the civilian nuclear deal with India after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh won a vote of confidence in parliament, but a state department spokesman conceded the calendar was quite tight to get it through US Congress.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 12:20:19 PM

Indian American 'slavery' couple sued by maids
New York, July 23 (IANS) The wealthy Indian American couple sentenced to jail less than a month ago in the high-profile 'modern slavery' case has now been sued by the victim Indonesian housekeepers.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:25:15 AM

Newton's invention may lead to greener TV screens
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Engineers in the US have developed TV displays based on a telescope design invented by Isaac Newton to reduce the display's electricity consumption.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 9:54:17 AM

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