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Sri Lankan army killing civilians, claims EU MP
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A Labour member of the European Parliament has claimed the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka has the makings of a Gaza, and blamed government forces for civilian deaths.

Monday, February 02, 2009 5:40:35 PM

Lacking healthcare, a million Indians die every year: Oxford University
London, Feb 2 (IANS) One million Indians, mostly women and children, die every year because of inadequate healthcare in a country full of highly-skilled doctors, Britain's Oxford University said Monday.

Monday, February 02, 2009 4:50:46 PM

OPEC oil price inches above $42
Vienna, Feb 2 (DPA) The price for oil produced by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose to $42.04 Friday, the Vienna-based cartel announced Monday.

Monday, February 02, 2009 4:36:33 PM

Individualism, lack of love blighting children's lives: survey
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Increasing family break-ups, too much competition at school and 'excessive individualism' are making children's lives harder than before, according to the findings of the largest-ever survey of childhood experiences in Britain published Monday.

Monday, February 02, 2009 4:09:37 PM

Global warming spurs drive for drought resistant cereal
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Global warming is prompting the drive for drought and heat resistant cereal, which can be grown in the most arid areas to take care of some of our food requirements.

Monday, February 02, 2009 3:04:03 PM

GlaxoSmithKline to cut 6,000 jobs
London, Feb 2 (IANS) GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Britain's biggest pharmaceutical multinational, is to cut around 6,000 jobs around the world when it posts full-year results this week, a newspaper reported.

Monday, February 02, 2009 3:03:39 PM

Russian baby beaten by stepfather for crying dies
Krasnoyarsk, Feb 2 (RIA Novosti) A five-month-old baby girl, who was severely beaten by her stepfather who said he was trying to stop her crying, died in this East Siberian city, investigators said Monday.

Monday, February 02, 2009 2:50:46 PM

Heavy snows paralyse life in Britain
London, Feb 2 (IANS) The heaviest snowfall in 18 years blanketed much of Britain Monday, bringing life to a standstill as transport ground to a halt and schools and colleges were closed.

Monday, February 02, 2009 2:46:26 PM

Done with that cube? Here's Rubik's 360
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Decades after frustrating millions of people with his maddening multi-coloured plastic cube, reclusive Hungarian professor Erno Rubik is about to throw one more challenge to the world.

Monday, February 02, 2009 1:52:12 PM

Messi leads Barca comeback; Villa strikes for Valencia
Madrid, Feb 2 (DPA) Lionel Messi came off the bench to help Barcelona come from behind to beat Racing Santander 2-1 with two classy late goals in a match that also saw the winners ending with nine men.

Monday, February 02, 2009 12:24:50 PM

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