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Now, A.Q. Khan reveals Pakistani hand in Iran's nuke plan
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Rogue Pakistani scientist A.Q. Khan, who is the father of the Islamic nation's nuclear weapons programme, has now admitted the Pakistani hand in the Iranian nuclear programme.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 1:03:30 PM

Lincoln may be Obama's hero, but he'd prefer dinner with Gandhi
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) President Barack Obama, whose hero is Abraham Lincoln, said Tuesday that if he had the choice to have dinner with anyone, it would be with Mahatma Gandhi.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 12:06:54 PM

Arctic oil rigs help predators prey on nesting birds
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Developing oil rigs in the Arctic is helping predators prey on nesting birds by providing them with subsidised housing.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 11:51:47 AM

You can generate electricity from a tree
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) There's enough power in trees to run an electronic circuit, says a new study.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 11:48:29 AM

Sam Pitroda's C-Sam in pact for secure mobile transactions
Chicago, Sep 9 (IANS) C-Sam, a technology company founded by Sam Pitroda, and Germany-based Giesecke and Devrient, have signed an agreement to integrate and leverage their respective expertise in the area of transactions over mobile phones.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 11:41:45 AM

I would have liked to have dinner with Mahatma Gandhi: Obama
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that if he could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, it would be Mahatma Gandhi, adding he is 'a real hero of mine'.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 11:31:22 AM

Mexico shuts three government departments to save money
Mexico City, Sep 9 (EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon has said that he is eliminating the federal departments of tourism, agrarian reform and public function as part of an austerity plan to save about $6 billion.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 10:26:04 AM

Mitsubishi resumes operations in Venezuela
Caracas, Sep 9 (EFE) Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has said that it was reversing a decision to shut down its plant in the eastern Venezuelan city of Barcelona.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 10:13:24 AM

Argentine customs seize fossils from US researcher
Buenos Aires, Sep 9 (EFE) Argentina's customs service seized a number of fossils from a US researcher who was attempting to take them out of the country, authorities have said.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 10:10:48 AM

Brazil has second largest grain harvest in its history
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (EFE) Brazil reaped 134.34 million tonnes of grain in the 2008-09 harvest, the second biggest production in its history, state-owned food company Conab has said.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009 10:10:27 AM

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