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I had both failure and success: outgoing UN climate chief (Interview)
Bonn, June 9 (IANS) As he prepares to leave his post at the end of the month, UN climate chief Yvo de Boer says he faced 'both failure and success' during his four-year tenure and asserts that a lot more 'cooperative action' needs to take place before a legally binding global treaty can be signed to combat climate change.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 10:52:30 AM

'India should be pleased with US cooperation in Headley case'
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Hinting that a key Mumbai terror attack plotter, Pakistani American David Headley, may be cooperating with Indian investigators, the US says India would have been very pleased with the US cooperation in the case.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 9:50:49 AM

Indo-Canadian doctors reveal new device to save brain stroke victims
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Canadian researchers are on the verge of perfecting a vaccum-like device to clear brain clots much faster than current clot-dissolving drugs, according to Indo-Canadian researcher Mayank Goyal.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 9:48:13 AM

Nikki Haley forced into runoff in South Carolina primary
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Overcoming accusations of marital infidelity, Indian American lawmaker Nikki Haley just missed the 50-percent threshold in a four-way primary race for the Republican nomination for South Carolina governor's job.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 9:24:12 AM

Stephen Hawking joins institute set up by BlackBerry
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, the world's best known physicist, has joined a 'distinguished research chair' created for him by the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics at Waterloo near here.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 8:57:40 AM

David Davidar quits Penguin to pursue writing
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) David Davidar, president and CEO of Penguin Canada, is leaving the publishing company and returning to India, it was announced here Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 8:52:09 AM

Obama would have fired BP chief over oil spill
Washington, June 9 (DPA) President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he would have fired BP Plc chief executive Tony Hayward for underestimating what has become the biggest oil spill in US history.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 7:05:48 AM

UN Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions
New York, June 9 (DPA) The UN Security Council plans to vote Wednesday on a draft resolution that proposes additional sanctions against Iran for its advanced uranium enrichment activities, the council president said.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 5:51:49 AM

I never wanted sex tape to happen: Wilkinson
Los Angeles, June 9 (IANS) Model Kendra Wilkinson says release of her sex tape is embarrassing and she never wanted it to happen.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 3:44:13 AM

GM recals 1.5 million cars for fire danger
New York, June 9 (DPA) General Motors announced a recall of 1.5 million vehicles Tuesday over a possible fire danger posed by the wind shield wiper fluid heating system.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 2:39:41 AM

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