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Desperate attempt to rescue climate summit
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (IANS) The bleak morning matched the mood Monday as the Dec 7-18 climate summit started its final week with developed and developing countries as divided on major issues as before. Host nation Denmark started 'informal consultations' with all governments in a desperate attempt to reach a meaningful 'political declaration' of intent.

Monday, December 14, 2009 4:40:46 PM

Mumbai & Shanghai to be boomtowns of post-recession world
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Confidence levels among senior business executives in Mumbai and Shanghai are so high that they are leaving their counterparts in New York and London far behind, with significant implications for the post-recession global economy.

Monday, December 14, 2009 4:30:49 PM

Nine out of 10 disasters this year due to weather
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (IANS) Of the 245 natural disasters in the first 11 months of 2009, 224 or 91.4 percent were due to weather, a UN study has found, underscoring the need for a strong deal at the ongoing climate summit to reduce and handle these disasters.

Monday, December 14, 2009 4:20:48 PM

Berlusconi suffers injuries in vicious attack, hospitalised
Milan, Dec 14 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was savagely attacked Sunday at the end of a political rally in the centre of the city. He suffered two damaged teeth, a broken nose, cuts to his lips and other facial injuries.

Monday, December 14, 2009 3:21:28 PM

Intense pain fails to deter sportsmen in performing
London, Dec 14 (IANS) A sportsman in the heat of moment plays on through pain even when it would floor anyone else. Similarly, some people seem to suffer from long-lasting pains when others are better able to cope. How can that be?

Monday, December 14, 2009 3:12:23 PM

Talks down to the wire at Copenhagen: Swedish minister
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (DPA) Swedish Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren Monday predicted 'tough talks down to the wire' at the UN climate change summit, saying China and the US need to offer more on emission cuts.

Monday, December 14, 2009 3:02:25 PM

Scientists identify genes that regulate lung health
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Scientists have identified five genetic variants that can keep human lungs fit.

Monday, December 14, 2009 2:43:05 PM

Tiger Woods' wife spotted without wedding ring
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Tiger Woods' wife Elin Nordegren, 'filled with hatred' over his cheating ways, has been spotted without the wedding ring fuelling speculation that their marriage is over, reports The Sun.

Monday, December 14, 2009 2:05:15 PM

Drunk adults have unsafe sex during festivities
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Adults, under 35 years, may be exposing themselves to greater risk of pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases during the festive period, says a new research.

Monday, December 14, 2009 1:59:13 PM

Cadbury rejects Kraft's takeover offer
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Britain-based global confectionery and processed foods major Cadbury Monday rejected the $16.7-billion hostile takeover bid by Kraft of the US, saying it 'substantially' undervalues the company.

Monday, December 14, 2009 1:33:16 PM

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