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Wine consumption protects against dementia: study
New York, April 13 (IANS) It has been deemed good for the heart. Now, new research claims that consumption of wine helps protect against dementia.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 2:07:50 PM

Maharashtrian pride blossoms in President Patil (Lead)
On Board Air India Special Aircraft, April 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's pride in her home state Maharashtra was visible as she recalled the contribution of a Maharashtrian in promoting bilateral ties between India and Mexico.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 2:06:12 PM

Two arrested with 138 grenades
Bogota, April 13 (IANS) Two people carrying 138 grenades in a passenger bus have been arrested in Cimitarra town in Colombia, Spain's EFE news agency reported.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 12:19:54 PM

Meteorite that killed dinosaurs was six km wide: study
Washington, April 13 (IANS) The meteorite linked to the mass extinction of dinosaurs and other life forms 65 million years ago was four to six kilometres in diameter.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 12:17:36 PM

Assassins of Indira Gandhi glorified at Canadian Baisakhi parade
Vancouver, April 13 (IANS) Top Canadian leaders stayed away from a controversial Baisakhi parade, which displayed pictures of Sikh militants in the city of Surrey near here. Over 100,000 attended the parade, which is the largest such event by the Indo-Canadian community in the country.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 12:06:52 PM

Former Trinidad PM Basdeo Panday to face retrial
Port of Spain, April 13 (IANS) Former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister Basdeo Panday will face retrial on charges of failing to declare financial assets as a public servant.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 11:33:12 AM

Robot sets record for longest walk
Washington, April 13 (IANS) A robot has set an unofficial world record by walking non-stop a little over nine kilometres, until it stopped and fell because of a suspected battery run down.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 10:53:38 AM

India's handling of inflation to be closely tracked
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Faced with a slowing world economy and market turmoil, world financial leaders propose to closely follow how India tackles the problem of rising prices by balancing growth with the potential risks to price stability.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 10:20:30 AM

Even par Jeev in line for Masters return ticket
Georgia (US), April 12 (IANS) The wet and chilly day at the Augusta National day did not stop Jeev Milkha Singh from moving into a position that will not only justify the Masters invite extended to him but could also earn a return next year.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 9:43:06 AM

Haitian Senate fires prime minister over food riots
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), April 13 (DPA) After a week of violent riots against food prices, the Haitian Senate Saturday dismissed Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 6:46:05 AM

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