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13 killed in Peru bus crash
Lima, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 12 others injured when a bus they were travelling in plunged into a 100-metre-deep ravine in southern Peru, the EFE news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 9:56:56 AM

Indians lead revival of cricket in Canada
Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) Just like Canadian field hockey where Indians form half of the national team, Indians are also leading the revival of cricket in this country.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 9:06:34 AM

The computer helper: What you need to know about Chrome
Washington, Sep 23 (DPA) Google's new Chrome Web browser is being hailed as a game-changer. It is fast, has a clean interface and some snazzy features that other browsers do not have.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 8:38:32 AM

Galaxy's most massive star discovered
Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) Canadian scientists have discovered the most massive star so far in the Milky Way.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 8:14:43 AM

Ahmadinejad in New York amid protests, election controversy
New York, Sep 23 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived Monday at the UN in New York in the face of protests, amid the US presidential election fray.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 7:08:54 AM

Crude oil climbs by $25 a barrel
Washington, Sep 23 (DPA) The price of crude oil climbed by $25 per barrel Monday, the largest jump ever over worries of a weakened dollar prompted by US government plans to buy failing mortgages from the troubled finance industry.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 4:02:30 AM

Security Council condemns Pakistan bombing
New York, Sep 23 (DPA) The UN Security Council Monday condemned 'in the strongest terms' a terrorist attack on a hotel in Pakistan's capital that killed some 50 people over the weekend.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 2:01:41 AM

Betancourt not willing to return home because of threats
Bogota, Sep 23 (DPA) Former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, who was held hostage by leftist rebels for more than six years before her rescue in early July, has said she is not yet ready to return to her country because of death threats issued by the rebels.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 1:44:34 AM

UNSC extends mandate for international Afghan force
New York, Sep 23 (DPA) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Monday voted to keep international troops in Afghanistan for another year and called on countries to boost their force commitments to deal with growing instability.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 1:09:52 AM

Manmohan to take terror upfront with Zardari in NY
On Board Air India One, Sep 22 (IANS) Even as Prime Minister Manmohan gets ready for some tough talk on cross-border terror and spike in infiltration and ceasefire violations with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in New York, India is not sure about how much clout Zardari has in the new dispensation marked by multiple centres of power.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 1:08:22 AM

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