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'Uncle Leo' surprises Winslet's daughter
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet's daughter was so surprised to see a picture of actor Leonardo Dicaprio, whom she calls 'Uncle Leo', in a newspaper that she wanted to buy it.

Thursday, December 04, 2008 11:19:44 AM

Polar regions key to understanding climate change: Experts
Geneva, Dec 4 (DPA) Changes taking place in the Arctic and the Antarctica, as well as the unique conditions existing at those ends of the planet, make the polar regions key to understanding climate change and a host of other topics, scientists said.

Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:41:47 AM

'Switch off TV, save 10 percent of your power bill'
Poznan (Poland), Dec 4 (IANS) Simple things like switching off your TV and computers, instead of keeping them on standby, can help save 10 percent of your electricity bill.

Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:30:25 AM

ArcelorMittal to cut 1,000 jobs even in low-cost Poland
Warsaw, Dec 4 (IANS) In what seems to be a deviation from its stated policy to cut only non-production jobs and also an indication of demand contraction worldwide, the world's largest steel maker, the ArcelorMittal Group, has decided to cut 1,000 production employees from its plants in Poland, which have the lowest production costs among all group plants.

Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:21:47 AM

Temple rivalry leads to royal visit cancellation
London, Dec 4 (IANS) The visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to a Hindu temple in Leicester on Thursday has been cancelled after the Buckingham Palace came to know it was under investigation into how it is run and of faction fighting within the temple administration.

Thursday, December 04, 2008 7:55:31 AM

States sign cluster-bomb ban in Oslo
Oslo, Dec 4 (DPA) A global ban on the use of cluster bombs blamed for maiming and killing thousands of civilians moved closer to reality Wednesday with the formal signing ceremony of a treaty banning the weapons.

Thursday, December 04, 2008 2:58:35 AM

China unhappy over Belgium PM's meeting with Dalai Lama: Report
Brussels, Dec 4 (IANS) Chinese authorities Wednesday summoned the Belgian ambassador to Beijing to express their displeasure over a meeting here between Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama and Belgium's Prime Minister Yves Leterme, EuAsiaNews reported.

Thursday, December 04, 2008 12:44:28 AM

European Parliament condemns Mumbai attacks
Brussels, Dec 3, (IANS) European Parliament President Hans-Gert Pottering Wednesday condemned the terror attacks in Mumbai and extended his sympathy to the families of the victims who had lost their lives and those who were seriously injured, EuAsiaNews reported.

Wednesday, December 03, 2008 11:18:24 PM

Jack Nicholson, Jane Fonda to enter Hall of Fame
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Hollywood veterans Jack Nicholson and Jane Fonda are to be inducted into the California Hall of Fame.

Wednesday, December 03, 2008 10:35:36 PM

Naomi Watts to strip for painting
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Hollywood actress Naomi Watts is to pose in nude for a painting by a leading Australian artist.

Wednesday, December 03, 2008 10:35:00 PM

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