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Last updated: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:40:04 PM

Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) In a bid to understand how the once wet Red Planet turned cold and dry, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has successfully drilled the first sample-collection hole in Mount Sharp, a layered mountain in Mars.

Monday, September 29, 2014 11:06:17 AM

Truck crash kills three in Netherlands
The Hague, Sep 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 18 injured when a truck crashed into a crowd during a motor sport event in The Netherlands.

Monday, September 29, 2014 10:40:04 AM

Sunny Monday morning in Delhi
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) It was a sunny Monday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 24.9 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead.

Monday, September 29, 2014 10:08:03 AM

Madison Square Garden programme overwhelming: Modi
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said that the programme at the Madison Square Garden Sunday was "overwhelming".

Monday, September 29, 2014 9:52:12 AM

Fifth American with Ebola returns home
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) An American infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has returned home and admitted to the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Monday, September 29, 2014 9:02:10 AM

Indian and Israeli prime ministers discuss strengthening ties
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) With India-Israel ties on the upswing after Narendra Modi's election, the prime ministers of the two nations met Sunday to discuss cooperation in areas ranging from agriculture and water management to defence and cybersecurity.

Monday, September 29, 2014 8:48:03 AM

US lawmakers in strength at Modi's reception
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Several US lawmakers, including the only Indian-American Congressman and the first Hindu House member, made a beeline for the Madison Square Garden in New York to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi and boost India-US relations.

Monday, September 29, 2014 8:44:04 AM

'Rock star' Modi makes a big splash in US media
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rock star like reception by a rapturous Indian-American community at Madison Square Garden made quite a splash in the US media too ahead of his summit Monday with President Barack Obama.

Monday, September 29, 2014 8:34:04 AM

Five of the diaspora in the limelight at Madison Square Garden
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Four people of Indian-origin and another who has embraced India were the faces of diaspora's influence beyond science and technology in the US when they shared the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the VIPs at his Sunday community reception:

Monday, September 29, 2014 7:58:04 AM

Messi's cousin nets brace to sink Flamengo
Salvador, Sep 29 (IANS) Argentine midfielder Emanuel Biancucchi scored twice as Bahia defeated Flamengo 2-1 in Brazil's Serie A championship.

Monday, September 29, 2014 7:42:18 AM

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