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Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 hits snags
San Francisco, March 24 (DPA) Despite some initial glowing reviews, Microsoft has been flooded with complaints about its new Internet Explorer 8 and has seen early users downgrade to the previous version, Information Week has reported.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:43:13 AM

Discovery astronauts finish third, final spacewalk
Washington, March 24 (DPA) Two Discovery space shuttle astronauts completed maintenance work Monday on the International Space Station during the final spacewalk of the ongoing mission in orbit.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:42:58 AM

Little Nano makes big splash in US media
Washington, March 24 (IANS) The launch of India's small car Tata Nano made big news in the United States with top publications from Time magazine to the New York Times giving the story a big splash.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:36:31 AM

Shyam Saran talks climate change with Obama team
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy on nuclear issues and climate change Shyam Saran is holding talks with the Obama administration focusing on cooperation in the field of renewable and clean energy.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:33:04 AM

US asks India to strengthen global non-proliferation system
Washington, March 24 (IANS) India and the US should build on the goodwill created by their landmark civil nuclear deal to strengthen bilateral ties as also the global non-proliferation system, a senior US diplomat has suggested.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 8:37:28 AM

India links CTBT signing to nuclear disarmament
Washington, March 24 (IANS) India has asserted it would not sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty - a top non-proliferation priority of the Obama administration - unless the world moves 'categorically towards nuclear disarmament in a credible time-frame.'

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 8:22:49 AM

India says lift ban on dual use items; dangles $270 bn business
Washington, March 24 (IANS) India has asked the US to lift the ban on sale of dual use items, noting that besides $150 billion business for American nuclear power reactors it could lead to another $120 billion in defence sales.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 8:09:39 AM

Guatemalan war orphans were sold, records show
Guatemala City, March 24 (EFE) Several children listed as missing during Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war were sold in illegal adoptions, the country's social welfare agency records revealed.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 6:06:58 AM

Obama met Gorbachev last week: White House
Washington, March 24 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama met with former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev here last Friday, the White House has confirmed.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 5:21:35 AM

UNSC extends Afghan mission for another year
New York, March 24 (DPA) The United Nations Security Council Monday renewed the mandate of its mission in Afghanistan for another year, emphasising its 'central and impartial role' in building peace and stability in the troubled nation.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 3:01:32 AM

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