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Last updated: Tuesday, October 06, 2015 6:14:02 PM

Miley Cyrus covers modesty with sunflowers
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Known for her bizarre fashion sense, singer Miley Cyrus again made heads turn after she used images of sunflowers to cover her modesty at a party after her appearance on "Saturday Night Live" here.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:36:15 AM

US stocks rally after weak jobs data
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) The US stocks traded higher in the morning session on Monday, as Wall Street believed that the possibility for the US Federal Reserve to raise interest rate this year becomes lower following a weaker-than-expected jobs report on Friday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:24:14 AM

Indian-American couple gifts $100 mn to New York engineering school
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) An Indian-American couple has announced a $100 million gift to the New York University School of Engineering in what is believed to be the largest philanthropic gift by a member of the Indian-American community.

Monday, October 05, 2015 11:28:03 PM

India home to most poor, but poverty rate lowest: World Bank
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) India was home to the largest number of poor in 2012, but its poverty rate was one of the lowest among those countries with the largest number of poor, according to a new World Bank report.

Monday, October 05, 2015 10:54:03 PM

Pacific Rim countries agree on free trade
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Top trade negotiators of the US and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have reached a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, which covers about 40 percent of global economic output, the media reported Monday.

Monday, October 05, 2015 7:36:19 PM

Jack Dorsey to be permanent CEO of Twitter, Square
San Francisco, Oct 5 (IANS) Micro blogging site Twitter's co-founder and interim chief executive officer Jack Dorsey on Monday said that he would become permanent CEO of Twitter and Square.

Monday, October 05, 2015 7:08:03 PM

Shun phone calls, emails, socialise more to kill depression
New York, Oct 5 (IANS) For old timers with a relaxed, laid back attitude towards life, this news will come as a fresh breeze of air. Researchers have finally revealed that face-to-face socialising with friends or family members is more powerful than making phone calls or sending emails in guarding against depression.

Monday, October 05, 2015 6:12:15 PM

Canadian taxi drivers raise funds for spiritual centre
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) Taxi drivers and some Sikhs in Canada have raised 15,000 dollars (US $11,400) for a new spiritual centre at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) in British Columbia.

Monday, October 05, 2015 5:52:11 PM

Jenner-Kardashian women grace Cosmopolitan's cover
Los Angeles, Oct 5 (IANS) The fashionable Kim Kardashian and the graceful women in her family have upped the style quotient in a new photoshoot for the November issue of Cosmopolitan magazine to celebrate its 50th birthday.

Monday, October 05, 2015 5:48:05 PM

When cancer made Elle Macpherson 'stressful'
Los Angeles, Oct 5 (IANS) Supermodel Elle Macpherson has opened up about the "stress" she went through when she felt she had cancer.

Monday, October 05, 2015 5:36:12 PM

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