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Chinese researchers' exclusion from NASA meet deplored
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Excluding Chinese researchers from attending a conference of NASA, based on a law passed in early 2011, is "deplorable and wrong", said organisers of the meeting while urging the US Congress to relax " these unnecessary restrictions".

Thursday, October 10, 2013 7:28:06 AM

Harrison Ford in talks for 'Blade Runner' sequel
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (IANS) Actor Harrison Ford is in talks to reprise his role of Rick Deckard in the sequel of 1982 movie "Blade Runner".

Thursday, October 10, 2013 6:00:04 AM

Taylor Lautner to play porn star
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (IANS) Actor Taylor Lautner will reportedly essay a porn star named Dirk Diggler in the reading of 1997 adult classic movie "Boogie Nights".

Thursday, October 10, 2013 5:16:06 AM

Charlize Theron wants to make son proud
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron, who is known for her charity work, wants her son Jackson to be proud of her.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 4:00:09 AM

UN to help Haiti overcome cholera epidemic
United Nations, Oct 10 (IANS) The UN Wednesday reiterated its commitment to doing all it can to help the people of Haiti overcome the cholera epidemic.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 3:46:13 AM

Four mn people food insecure in Madagascar: UN
United Nations, Oct 10 (IANS) As many as four million people in rural areas of Madagascar are food insecure following this year 's reduced harvest, a UN spokesperson said Wednesday.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 3:44:08 AM

US to recalibrate military aid to Egypt
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) The US State Department said Wednesday it was "recalibrating" its annual military aid to Egypt by holding the delivery of certain large-scale military systems and cash assistance, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 3:44:06 AM

Obama names Yellen as next Federal Reserve chair
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday formally nominated current Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to be the next Fed chief. She replaces the outgoing Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 3:44:04 AM

Kate Bosworth never dreamt about wedding
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (IANS) Girls usually dream of a fairytale wedding, but actress Kate Bosworth says she never had any such fantasies.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 2:00:04 AM

India must remove investment barriers for growth: IMF
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) India needs to remove barriers to investment, maintain the credibility of its monetary and fiscal policies and keep the budget deficit reined in to return to a high growth path, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Wednesday, October 09, 2013 10:38:03 PM

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