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Newspapers in Detroit restrict home delivery
Washington, Dec 17 (DPA) For the first time in a large US city, newspaper readers in Detroit will no longer be able to step outside their door to grab a delivered paper every day.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 12:25:08 PM

Tom Cruise wants to work in a kids' film
New York, Dec 17 (IANS) Hollywood star Tom Cruise plans to take a break from working in serious movies to work in a kids' movie.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 12:23:46 PM

Jackson, Johansson partners in make-up trailer
New York, Dec 17 (IANS) Samuel L. Jackson took up make-up tips from 'Spirit' co-star Scarlett Johansson. He even borrowed her eye shadow to enhance his scary look in the comic book adventure.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 11:26:11 AM

Eggs safe for heart, promote weight loss: industry
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) If you 're really fond of eggs, then you need not worry about relishing one too many. An egg a day's contribution to the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in healthy adults is just one percent, according to a new study funded by an industry body.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 10:50:22 AM

India for enhanced international cooperation to fight piracy
United Nations, Dec 17 (IANS) Expressing grave concern over the increasing instances of piracy off the coast of Somalia, India has called for enhanced international cooperation and institutionalised coordination for all efforts to deal with piracy.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 10:22:39 AM

Fall of US auto giants to cost Canada 600,000 jobs
Toronto, Dec 17 (IANS) The collapse of the three big American carmakers could cost Canada more than 600,000 jobs, a report by the Centre for Spatial Economics has warned.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 10:15:58 AM

Solar storm particles bombard earth relentlessly
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Solar storm particles are relentlessly bombarding the earth, through two gaping breaches in the earth's magnetic field, which shields it from such particles, according to researchers.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 10:02:12 AM

Obama asked to adopt 'carrot and stick' policy for Pakistan
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Two leading South Asia experts in the US have asked president-elect Barack Obama to adopt a 'calibrated carrot and stick policy' to stop Pakistani military leadership from supporting extremists operating in Afghanistan or India.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 9:49:30 AM

'Slumdog Millionaire' music wins A.R. Rahman Satellite Award
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Noted Indian music director A.R. Rahman has added a Satellite Award to his Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score for his music in British director Danny Boyle's uplifting underdog tale 'Slumdog Millionaire'.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 9:09:07 AM

Indian-American group voices support for Sonal Shah
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) The US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), a bipartisan organisation of Indian Americans, has come out in support of Sonal Shah, a member of President-elect Barack Obama's transition team in the eye of a controversy.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 8:31:41 AM

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