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Rejection helps one to spot fake smilesz
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) An honest smile is the mantra that opens doors and wins friends, but beware a phoney grin.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 12:12:12 PM

Mother, brother of actress Jennifer Hudson killed
Washington, Oct 25 (DPA) The mother and brother of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson were found dead in their Chicago home, CNN television reported.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 11:34:43 AM

Can't press piano pedal with feet? Use your mouth
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Paraplegics immobilised from the hips down can now play the piano by operating the right pedal wirelessly, thanks to a method developed by Heidelberg Univeristy researcher Ing Rudiger Rupp.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 11:26:09 AM

No time for veggies? Squeeze them
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Drinking vegetable juice daily could compensate the shortfall in dietary intake of vegetables, according to a new study.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 10:46:36 AM

10-year jail for Indian-Canadian drug dealer
Vancouver, Oct 25 (IANS) A top court here has sentenced an Indian-origin drug dealer to a 10-year jail term for shooting an addict for not paying his drug dues.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 10:19:24 AM

Over a dozen killed in Mexico's drug related violence
Mexico City, Oct 25 (IANS) The wave of violence blamed for nearly 7,000 deaths in Mexico since late 2006 has claimed over a dozen lives in the last couple of days, EFE news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 8:47:22 AM

Dosanjh wins by 22 votes in Canadian vote recount
Vancouver, Oct 25 (IANS) In a judicial recount of votes in the Vancouver South constituency Friday, Ujjal Dosanjh, the most well-known Indo-Canadian and former Canadian health minister, managed to scrape through with just a 22-vote margin.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 8:31:44 AM

Big business spending millions to stop Democrats: WSJ
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) America's largest business lobby is pouring millions of dollars into an advertising push to prevent Democrats from winning dominance in the Senate, the Wall Street Journal says.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 8:30:14 AM

World's most powerful microscope turns Canada into nanotech hub
Toronto, Oct 25 (IANS) Canada's famous McMaster University at Hamilton near here is set to become the world leader in nanotechnology with the installation of the world's most advanced and powerful electron microscope.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 8:29:50 AM

Americans start voting to avoid election day rush
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) The US presidential election is ten days away, but Americans in large numbers are already turning out to vote to avoid the long lines, registration and voting machine hiccups that marred the 2004 poll.

Saturday, October 25, 2008 8:29:29 AM

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