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Trinidad to host cricket tournament for visually impaired
Port of Spain, Feb 2 (IANS) Visually impaired cricketers from the six Caribbean countries will get a chance to display their skills at a tournament organised exclusively for them and the best among them will find a place in a West Indies team.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 10:37:25 AM

Ronen Sen feels departure would not hurt n-deal
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) India's Ambassador to US Ronen Sen would not have insisted on returning at the end of his term in March if he felt it would affect the India-US nuclear deal, sources close to him suggest.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 10:22:24 AM

Five killed in US shopping centre shooting
Washington, Feb 3 (DPA) Five women have been killed in a shooting at a store at a Chicago suburban shopping centre, the Chicago Tribune reported online.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 8:51:24 AM

No aspiration to be PM, Modi tells NRIs
New York, Feb 3 (IANS) Denying that he has any ambition to become prime minister, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has told a gathering of his Indian American supporters over video conferencing that his entire focus is on developing the state.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 9:37:16 PM

Bomb hoax at Argentine defence ministry
Buenos Aires, Feb 2 (Xinhua) The building of Argentina's defence ministry was evacuated after a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 3:30:36 PM

Biggest Canadian bank comes to India
Toronto, Feb 2 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), the country's biggest, has become the second Canadian bank to enter India by opening a representative office in Mumbai.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 2:21:13 PM

Mendes to be face of Calvin Klein advertisements
New York, Feb 2 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes has been named by Calvin Klein as the face of its fall 2008 advertising campaign although she was recently admitted to rehab for substance abuse problems.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 2:01:28 PM

Spears furious with her family
New York, Feb 2 (IANS) Troubled pop star Britney Spears, who is admitted in the psychiatric ward of a Los Angeles hospital, was furious after she found out that her father is now the conservator of her estate.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 2:00:51 PM

Magazine asked to apologise for Scientology joke
New York, Feb 2 (IANS) The lawyer for actress Kristie Alley, a Scientologist, has sent a letter to a magazine for carrying a fashion expert's joke about the religion.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 12:51:48 PM

Eat apples, bananas and oranges to boost memory
New York, Feb 2 (IANS) Regular consumption of apples, bananas and oranges can protect the brain from damage and also improve memory, suggests a new study by American and South Korean scientists.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 12:30:27 PM

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