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Headley pleads not guilty to Mumbai terror attack
Chicago, Jan 27 (IANS) Pakistani-American terror suspect David Headley Wednesday pleaded not guilty to 12 charges, including conspiracy to bomb public places in India and abetting the murder of American citizens in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack that killed 166 people.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 11:20:08 PM

Mumbai terror suspect Headley pleads not guilty
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Pakistani-American terror suspect David Headley Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to bomb public places in India and abetting the murder of American citizens in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack that killed 166 people.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 11:13:45 PM

Taliban officials removed from UN blacklist
United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) United Nations removed five former Taliban officials from its blacklist Wednesday, pushing forward President Hamid Karzai's efforts at reconciliation with the armed group in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 11:02:01 PM

Granny dies a day after getting college degree
New Hampshire (US), Jan 27 (IANS) A retired schoolteacher, who cherished becoming a college graduate till her 100th birthday, died just a day after realising her life-long dream.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 9:00:56 PM

Pill that tells brain to stop eating in offing
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Researchers are working to develop a pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells our brain to stop eating and, hence, reverse obesity.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 3:56:26 PM

Tim Burton to head 63rd Cannes Festival Jury
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Tim Burton, known for making animation and fantasy films, will head the jury at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival. He says it's like a dream come true.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 3:16:56 PM

Tombstone used to smuggle drugs into Canada!
Vancouver, Jan 27 (IANS) Canadians police have seized a record quantity of drugs hidden inside a tombstone that was imported from Iran.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 2:10:33 PM

Supportive parents encourage kids' physical activities
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Supportive parents seem to encourage their children's physical activities more, says a new study.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 2:06:11 PM

'Rising or falling sea levels nothing new'
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Rising and falling sea levels over relatively short periods do not indicate long-term trends, a new study says.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 2:03:40 PM

Predator can protect coffee plantations from pest
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) There is good news for coffee lovers and growers worldwide. A predator that eliminates the devastating coffee berry borer, a harmful pest, has been discovered in Africa.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 1:45:47 PM

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