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Camera traps yield images of rare tigress, cubs
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Camera traps deep in the Sumatran jungle have captured first-time images of a rare female tiger and her cubs, giving researchers unique insight into the elusive tiger's behaviour.

Friday, January 08, 2010 3:12:38 PM

Clijsters-Henin to clash in final at Brisbane
Brisbane, Jan 8 (DPA) Comeback Belgian queens Kim Clijstres and Justine Henin will fight it out in Saturday's women's final at the Brisbane International tennis.

Friday, January 08, 2010 3:00:18 PM

Take us out of terror blacklist, Nigeria tells US
Abuja, Jan 8 (IANS) Nigeria has given an ultimatum of one week to the US asking it to remove the country's name from the list of terrorism-sponsoring nations.

Friday, January 08, 2010 2:56:16 PM

Five nabbed for Toronto gang-rape
Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) Five people were arrested for allegedly gang-raping two women here on New Year's Day, another instance of sexual assaults becoming common in Canada's biggest city.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:59:30 PM

Gold nanoparticles to help in faster detection of meningitis
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Gold nanoparticles enable faster detection of meningococcal meningitis and minimise fatalities, according to a new study.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:41:00 PM

NASA develops mirror to look into galactic past
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Once upon a time, shiny surfaces and mirrors were credited with magical powers that could look into the future. Now two centuries later, NASA is relying on them to look into the past.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:32:21 PM

Scholar decodes oldest Hebrew inscription
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) A breakthrough in decoding an ancient inscription has established that the text is in Hebrew and the earliest to be found.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:26:29 PM

American detained in Cuba is not a spy: US
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS/EFE) The US government has denied that one of its contractors who was arrested a month ago in Cuba has any connection to American intelligence agencies, as alleged by officials in Havana.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:26:08 PM

Four Mexican priests leave church over celibacy rule
Mexico City, Jan 8 (IANS/EFE) Four priests assigned to the archdiocese of the central Mexican state of Puebla have decided to leave the Catholic Church because they have girlfriends and children, a situation that is incompatible with the celibacy rule.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:17:37 PM

5 Canadian Muslims charged in Toronto gang-rape
Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) With sexual assaults on women becoming common in Canada's biggest city, five Muslim Canadians have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping two women here on New Year's Day.

Friday, January 08, 2010 1:13:35 PM

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