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Gayle could return as Jamaican captain
Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 5 (IANS/CMC) Explosive opener Chris Gayle could be back in charge of the Jamaica national team for this month's WICB Regional Super50 Championship in Guyana.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 11:01:26 AM

US see no mediatory role for India in Afghanistan
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) The United States has welcomed the strategic partnership agreement between India and Afghanistan, but said it was not looking for any mediatory role for New Delhi in the peace process in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 10:49:30 AM

India seeks science & technology-driven partnership with US
New York, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao wants India-US strategic partnership to be driven by a vibrant science & technology eco-system to address the priority needs of both the nations.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 10:04:36 AM

Under Chanda Kochhar, ICICI set to be in top 20 global banks: Fortune
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Chanda Kochhar, the head of India's ICICI Bank who is transforming her business with conservative lending and tactical cost cutting, is 'also wildly ambitious' and aims to make ICICI among the top 20 global banks in the next ten years, according to Fortune magazine.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 10:01:15 AM

Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria
United Nations, Oct 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have used their veto right and blocked a draft UN resolution that threatened sanctions against Syria if President Bashar Assad's government continued violence against the opposition in the country.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 5:52:12 AM

Truck-train collision injures 15 in US
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) At least 15 people were injured Tuesday when a truck collided with a train in the Houston city of US, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 4:18:51 AM

Mustard compound key to becoming lean, muscular
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A promising plant steroid found in mustard could help one become lean and muscular.

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 4:04:20 PM

Gravitational waves emanate as 'sounds of universe'
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Scientists are still looking for gravitational waves -- small ripples in the fabric of space-time which are considered to be the sounds of the universe.

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 3:51:03 PM

Context helps interpret facial emotions accurately
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A close up shows Serena Williams' eyes tensely shut; her mouth wide open, teeth bared and her face livid.

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 3:26:00 PM

Stress likely to reduce brain size of preterm babies
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Infants born prematurely are placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to help them develop fully. They are likely to be exposed to stress factors at the unit which could decrease their brain size and functional connectivity.

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 3:19:22 PM

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