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Society doing hyperactive kids a disservice
Toronto, May 28 (IANS) Authors and educators are doing hyperactive children a disservice by insisting that hyperactivity has always existed.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:30:46 AM

Drew Barrymore protests against gay marriage ban
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore along with singer Kelly Osbourne and other celebrities rallied here to protest against the new California ban on gay marriage.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:27:08 AM

Cruise, Diaz team up for 'Wichita'
Los Angeles, May 28(IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise will team up with Cameron Diaz for the action comedy 'Wichita'.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:21:40 AM

Is it safe to hire someone with a criminal record?
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Researchers set out to address the question whether it is safe to hire someone with a criminal record and found it was, as long as the person had remained 'clean' for five years.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:16:36 AM

Parminder Nagra becomes a mother
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Actress Parminder Nagra, who is married to photographer James Stenson, gave birth to son Kai David Singh Stenson.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:09:58 AM

Rats have fierce loyalty to 'home'
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Although rodents have a free run of the city, they develop a fierce sense of loyalty to the neighbourhoods where they spend the rest of their lives.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:25:59 AM

14 Indian American kids make it to 'Spelling Bee' semis
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Fourteen Indian American kids have made it to the semi finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee contest with three of them among top contenders for the title won by a boy of Indian descent last year.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:16:00 AM

Over 500 join 'satsang' camp in US city
New York, May 28 (IANS) More than 500 followers of Swami Satyanandji Maharaj from all over the United States, India, Canada, the UK, Fiji and Australia participated in a three-day camp in Pennsylvania to gain spiritual guidance to everyday living.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 9:43:01 AM

Pakistan's n-assets may fall into terrorist hands: US report
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Chronic political instability in Pakistan and the current offensive against the Taliban has raised fears that Islamabad's strategic nuclear assets could be obtained by terrorists or used by elements in the Pakistani government, US lawmakers have been told.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 9:05:04 AM

Obama names Timothy Roemer as envoy to India
Washington, May 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named Democratic former congressman Timothy Roemer to be his envoy in India, the White House said.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 8:41:22 AM

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