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Indian origin man found dead in car in New York
New York, June 16 (IANS) An Indian origin man was found shot in the head in the front seat of his car here Sunday by a woman who claimed she had passed out in the back seat, the police said.

Monday, June 16, 2008 8:04:42 PM

Oil prices hit a new high, near $140 a barrel
New York, June 16 (Xinhua) Crude futures surged and set a new record as the crude oil prices reached nearly $140 a barrel Monday on a weak dollar. Light, sweet crude for July delivery rose $5.03 to hit $139.89 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Monday, June 16, 2008 7:57:04 PM

Shyamalan's 'Happening' opens at third spot on box office
New York, June 16 (IANS) Talented Indian American filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan's latest offering 'The Happening' has received mixed response at the box office as well as reviews.

Monday, June 16, 2008 6:49:35 PM

Seven arrested in immigration racket run by Indian American
New York, June 16 (IANS) Seven people, including an Indian American running an IT company in the US, have been arrested for allegedly runnig an immigration racket that promised work visas and green cards to aspirants who were offered fake jobs in his firm.

Monday, June 16, 2008 4:59:40 PM

Chocolate may prove potent anti-cancer agent: study
Washington June 16 (IANS) We have all heard that eating chocolate is good for you -- now here's a study that tells you why.

Monday, June 16, 2008 3:21:49 PM

US approves Lupin's anti-depressant drug
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The US drug administration has approved an anti-depressant drug manufactured by the $694 million pharma major Lupin Ltd for marketing in that country, the company said Monday.

Monday, June 16, 2008 3:18:44 PM

An eco-friendly barley that farm animals can eat as well
Washington, June 16 (IANS) A new strain of barley that could be a boon to the environment and for farm animals has been developed by agricultural scientists.

Monday, June 16, 2008 3:13:16 PM

Canada, India join hands in $17 mn research programmes
Ottawa, June 16 (IANS) Indian and Canadian companies and researchers will carry out 10 research initiatives, valued at more than $17 million, in areas such as pollution control, aviation, bio-fuels and telecom under a bilateral pact.

Monday, June 16, 2008 3:11:35 PM

New tech helps physically impaired enter virtual worlds
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Relying on fleeting brain waves, a futuristic technology enables people with severe muscle disorder to operate computers and enter a 3-D virtual world to chat or stroll.

Monday, June 16, 2008 2:45:51 PM

Old stem cells can regain youth, says study
New York, June 16 (IANS) Stem cells in an old tissue are still able to perform regenerative functions, provided they receive appropriate chemical signals, according to a new study.

Monday, June 16, 2008 1:37:55 PM

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