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'Osama was dedicated to family, was concerned about welfare'
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Declassified documents here about Osama bin Laden reveal that he was a dedicated family man who constantly worried about his four wives, 20 children and other relatives and who sometimes issued detailed instructions about how they should conduct themselves.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:06:10 PM

Scientists to decode the mystery of night-time thunderstorms
New York, May 21 (IANS) Armed with more than 100 scientific instruments, researchers from across North America are set to spend six weeks this summer probing night-time thunderstorms that mysteriously form without a prod from the sun's heat.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 4:10:03 PM

Fluminense part ways with coach Drubscky
Rio de Janeiro, May 21 (IANS) Four-time Brazilian Serie A champions Fluminense have parted ways with coach Ricardo Drubscky less than two months after he took on the role.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:46:17 PM

OPEC daily basket price closes lower
Vienna, May 21 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $60.91 a barrel on Wednesday compared to $61.11 on Tuesday, the organisation's secretariat said.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:42:18 PM

Ladies! Chamomile tea can help you live longer
New York, May 21 (IANS) Drinking chamomile tea can decrease the risk of death from many causes in women, over 65 new researches have found.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:56:18 PM

CEO accounts for one fourth of a firm's profit: Study
New York, May 21 (IANS) The chief executives today typically account for a little more than a fourth of a firm's overall profit, new research has determined.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:54:04 PM

Supernova hits star, reveals its origin
New York, May 21 (IANS) A team of astronomers has witnessed a supernova smashing into a nearby star, shocking it and creating an ultraviolet glow that reveals the size of the companion.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:54:03 PM

Forget selfie, this 'elphie' will floor you!
Vancouver, May 21 (IANS) If you were left stunned by a black macaque's selfie last year that became a tug of war between Wikipedia and the photographer about who owned the selfie, this awesome "elphie" is going to floor you completely.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:48:03 PM

First dinosaur fossil in Washington State found
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Paleontologists have unearthed the first dinosaur fossil from Washington State which is approximately 80 million years old.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:46:17 PM

Twitter can help improve transgenders' well-being
New York, May 21 (IANS) Twitter "big data" can help address the health issues faced by the transgender community like HIV, substance abuse and depression, says a study from University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA).

Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:40:03 PM

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