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Kirsten Dunst rules out Broadway career
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kirsten Dunst has ruled out a career on Broadway because she is terrified of singing live.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:13:04 PM

Critics step up efforts to derail n-deal
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) As the 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) Thursday met in Vienna to consider lifting a ban on trade with India to facilitate its civil nuclear deal with the US, critics stepped up efforts to derail the historic pact.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 9:32:36 PM

These two young Indian CEOs make $15.7 mn between them
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) Two young corporate leaders of Indian origin have been ranked by Forbes magazine among 15 highest-paid chief executives officers in the US below the age of 45, making a cool $15.7 million per annum between them, not counting the millions more in stock options.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 3:54:16 PM

Russia tables own draft on Georgia at UN Security Council
United Nations, Aug 21 (RIA Novosti) Russia has tabled a draft resolution at the UN Security Council on ensuring peace in Georgia, as an alternative to a Western-backed version it rejected Aug 19.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 2:46:42 PM

McCain cutting into Obama's lead: Polls
Washington, Aug 21 (DPA) John McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee, has dramatically sliced into Democratic rival Barack Obama's lead in most nationwide polls, bringing the presidential race to a dead heat.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 2:23:31 PM

Computers can become zillions of times faster
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) The fastest quantum computer bit or the qubit has been shown to be zillions of times faster than the conventional bit, potentially making computers that much faster.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 2:22:38 PM

Bone marrow stem cells may help control bowel disease
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Researchers have found that infusions of a particular bone marrow stem cell seem to protect gastrointestinal tissue from autoimmune attack in mice.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 2:20:22 PM

Skin cancers give off unmistakable odours: Study
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Odours from skin can help identify basal cell carcinoma, the commonest form of skin cancer, according to latest research.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:47:11 PM

Brain surgery now easier on patients
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Relying on minimally invasive techniques, neurosurgeons are making brain surgery easier and less risky. These procedures at Loyola University Hospital are tackling tumours, life-threatening aneurysms and epileptic seizures.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:46:11 PM

Researchers stumble on calorie burning 'good' fat !
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) Weight watchers and the obese can take cheer from the surprise discovery of a calorie-burning brown fat that can be produced experimentally from muscle precursor cells in mice.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:45:37 PM

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