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Microsoft gains momentum in mobile push
San Francisco, Feb 17 (Xinhua) Playing catch-up to rivals such as Apple and Google, Microsoft Monday beefed up its push into mobile business, touting new services and winning fresh support from handset makers.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 6:31:52 AM

Preity Zinta nominated for Canada's Genie Awards
Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has been nominated for the Genie Awards for her performance in 'Heaven on Earth', directed by Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta.

Monday, February 16, 2009 6:40:37 PM

Undiagnosed gastric infections aggravate severity of diarrhoea
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Diarrhoea claims nearly two million people annually, the bulk of them being from poor countries in Africa and Asia.

Monday, February 16, 2009 5:35:45 PM

Bopanna-Nieminen lose SAP Open final
San Jose (California), Feb 16 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Jarrko Nieminen of Finland went down to Czech Radek Stepanek and German Tommy Hass in the $600,000 SAP Open final here.

Monday, February 16, 2009 5:21:16 PM

New test would show if dengue vaccine safe for patient
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a test to determine whether vaccines against a virus that infects 100 million people annually, now ready for clinical trials, should really protect patients from infection, or would make it more dangerous for them.

Monday, February 16, 2009 4:36:10 PM

Another win for 'Slumdog Millionaire'
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) After winning top honours at the Golden Globes and BAFTA, Oscar favourite 'Slumdog Millionaire' has won an award at the Art Directors Guild Awards.

Monday, February 16, 2009 4:34:58 PM

Fresh vegetables, fruits help keep diabetes at bay for men
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Just eating a serving of leafy vegetables or three servings of fruit daily cuts down risk of developing Type-II diabetes, according to the latest research.

Monday, February 16, 2009 3:44:22 PM

CIA helped India, Pakistan to share 26/11 intelligence: report
Washington/New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) played a key role in Pakistan's admission that its citizens were involved in the Mumbai terror attacks by 'orchestrating back-channel intelligence exchanges' between India and Pakistan, a report in The Washington Post claimed Monday.

Monday, February 16, 2009 3:39:44 PM

Coming soon: Pills to make you fall in love - or out of it
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Soon, it will be possible to fall in and out of love at whim -- or at the pop of a pill.

Monday, February 16, 2009 2:56:47 PM

Brain scans show loneliness can be as harmful as smoking
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Don't take social isolation or loneliness lightly, as brain scans have shown it can be as harmful as smoking.

Monday, February 16, 2009 1:43:17 PM

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