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Paltrow felt like robot after child birth
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow has admitted she felt like a robot after giving birth to her second son.

Saturday, April 10, 2010 1:36:30 AM

Astronauts complete first spacewalk of mission
Washington, April 9 (DPA) Two Discovery shuttle astronauts undertook the first spacewalk of the current mission at the International Space Station (ISS) early Friday, checking off a list of outside chores aboard the orbiting laboratory.

Friday, April 09, 2010 10:40:35 PM

US Supreme Court Justice Stevens to retire
Washington, April 9 (DPA) US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, 89, a strong liberal who has served since 1975, gave notice he will be stepping down from his job this summer, broadcast reports said.

Friday, April 09, 2010 10:29:15 PM

16 new parties seek to participate in Myanmar polls
Yangon, April 9 (IANS) Sixteen new political parties in Myanmar have sought registration with the Union Election Commission for the upcoming general election in the country, Xinhua reported Friday.

Friday, April 09, 2010 8:57:08 PM

Venus may have been a land of volcanoes?
Washington, April 9 (IANS) A new research suggests that the planet Venus could have been resurfaced by volcanoes.

Friday, April 09, 2010 8:55:42 PM

Slave history omission unacceptable, says Obama
Washington, April 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has made 'an unacceptable omission' when he chose April as the 'Confederate History Month' without a mention of slavery, a media report said.

Friday, April 09, 2010 8:36:55 PM

US Navy to ban smoking on submarines
Washington, April 9 (IANS) The US Navy will ban smoking on its submarines to protect nonsmokers from passive smoking, particularly women, who will begin serving alongside men on subs, a media report said.

Friday, April 09, 2010 6:20:14 PM

Bangladeshi migration a huge phenomenon: Tharoor
Shillong, April 9 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Friday termed illegal migration of Bangladeshi nationals to India as a 'huge human phenomenon'.

Friday, April 09, 2010 6:07:37 PM

Nanoparticles in sunscreen toxic if ingested
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Scientists have reported that particle size affects the toxicity of zinc oxide, a material widely used in sunscreens. They have also found that nanoparticles in sunscreen can be toxic if ingested.

Friday, April 09, 2010 5:40:29 PM

Why are women vulnerable to HIV?
Toronto, April 9 (IANS) Women are susceptible to the HIV virus that causes AIDS as it breaks the resistance of epithelial cells - the protective barrier that keeps infection out in the female reproductive tract, research says.

Friday, April 09, 2010 4:48:01 PM

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