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White House gatecrashers 7th on Time's 'Top 10 Fleeting Celebrities'
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The White House gatecrashers who strolled uninvited into President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have earned only the 7th spot on Time's 'Top 10 Fleeting Celebrities' list for their caper.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:43:09 PM

Pope issues 'green-tinged' World Day of Peace message
Vatican City, Dec 15 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI has delivered a strong new call for mankind to safeguard the environment, in his message for the Catholic Church's World Day of Peace which falls Jan 1.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:37:21 PM

LeT planned attacks on Bollywood stars, Shiv Sena leaders, Somnath temple
Chicago, Dec 15 (IANS) Fresh evidence unearthed by the FBI shows that the Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), the Pakistan-based extremist outfit, was planning to carry out Mumbai-type attacks on India's National Defence College (NDC) in New Delhi, the Somnath temple, an important Hindu pilgrimage place in Gujarat, as well as target some Bollywood stars and leaders of the Hindu supremacist Shiv Sena party in Mumbai.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 5:57:20 PM

Anti-depressants can alter personality too
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) A class of anti-depressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) can alter one's personality besides improving the mood, according to a new study.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 4:19:50 PM

Students validate 1924 dinosaur findings of paleontologist
Toronto, Dec 15 (IANS) Three paleontology graduate students blew the dust off an 85-year-old dinosaur find to discover that the original researcher had identified it right as an ankylosaur, Dyoplosaurus, and a 1970s revision was wrong.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:00:00 PM

Smaller fishes prefer bigger, bossier fishes for protection
Toronto, Dec 15 (IANS) Smaller fishes of the cichlid group prefer bigger, bossier ones for company and protection from other predators.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:52:23 PM

Looking at flip side can abort temptations
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Your ability to resist a tempting cookie depends on how you perceive it as a threat, says a new research.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:41:03 PM

50 percent girls acquire STD in two years of becoming sexually active
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Nearly 50 percent of urban teenage girls may acquire a sexually transmitted disease within two years of becoming sexually active, a new study said.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 1:44:21 PM

Parts of Arctic coastline eroding by 45 feet every year
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) A portion of the northern Alaska coastline is eroding by a maximum of 45 feet annually, thanks to the combined effect of declining sea ice, warming sea water and increased wave activity, says a new study.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 1:38:48 PM

Rebellion turns stigmatised practice into style icon
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Why are increasing numbers of Turkish women wearing veils in a secular country where the practice is banned in public buildings?

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 1:03:13 PM

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