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Engineers find nanolasers for faster microprocessors
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Engineers have found a way to grow nanolasers -- lasers able to produce beams at nanoscale -- directly onto a silicon surface, potentially opening the way to a new class of faster and more efficient microprocessors.

Monday, February 07, 2011 1:21:09 PM

'No glass ceiling for women in India'
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Succesful Indian women believe there is no glass ceiling for women in India though Indian men still struggle to be supportive of their aspirations and women often need to tune their ambitions accordingly.

Monday, February 07, 2011 12:06:53 PM

Missing Google executive in Egypt to be released
Cairo/Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) A senior Google executive, who mysteriously went missing over a week ago after emerging as a key figure in the Egypt protests against the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak, is going to be released Monday, his family said.

Monday, February 07, 2011 10:53:21 AM

UN chief calls for ending Cambodia, Thailand hostilities
United Nations, Feb 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Cambodia and Thailand to make 'an effective arrangement' to end hostilities and 'exercise maximum restraint'.

Monday, February 07, 2011 9:50:33 AM

Obama: Egypt has changed forever
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) As the standoff between prodemocracy protesters and embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak continued, US President Barack Obama said that he believed that Egypt had changed forever.

Monday, February 07, 2011 9:18:25 AM

Obama wants 'representative government in Egypt'
Washington, Feb 7 (DPA) The outcome of the ongoing unrest in Egypt is not a choice only between Islamist militants and the security of a dictatorship, US President Barack Obama said.

Monday, February 07, 2011 8:47:38 AM

One killed in US shooting
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 11 wounded Sunday in a shooting incident near a college campus in the US state of Ohio, police said.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 10:52:12 PM

Bush drops Switzerland trip amid protests
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Former US president George W. Bush has cancelled his trip to Switzerland after human rights activists threatened legal action over allegations that he sanctioned the torture of terrorism suspects in custody.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 8:22:17 PM

Muslim Brotherhood holds talks, Cairo crisis continues (Roundup)
Cairo/Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Protesters hunkered in Cairo's Tahrir square seeking President Hosni Mubarak's ouster as Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's best organised opposition group, Sunday opened talks with the beleaguered regime.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 5:08:04 PM

Shot for preventing genital warts works in men
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) A vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), which can be transmitted by sexual contract, prevents 90 percent of genital warts in men.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 5:01:50 PM

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