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Gandhi's ideas more effective outside India than in it: Rushdie
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Author Sir Salman Rushdie says people outside India have made greater use of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's ideas of non-violence than those within his native country.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 5:58:14 PM

Renowned Soviet political cartoonist Yefimov dies at 108
Moscow, Oct 1 (RIA Novosti) Boris Yefimov, a Soviet political cartoonist noted for his caricatures of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany, died Wednesday at the age of 108, the Ekho Moskvy radio station said.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 5:48:41 PM

Stroke patients can be given drugs up to 4.5 hours
London, Oct 1 (IANS) If patients are administered clot dissolving drugs within four and a half hours of brain stroke, they may suffer no or only slight impairment, says a new study. Earlier, the upper limit for giving such drugs was considered to be three hours.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 5:39:42 PM

EU to call for tougher rules for banks
Brussels, Oct 1 (DPA) The European Union's (EU) executive body is to demand that banks keep more of their riskiest securities on their own books and submit to international supervision Wednesday as the global financial storm showed no signs of abating.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:53:22 PM

PM in poll mode, says 'we have done well'
On Board PM's Special Aircraft, Oct 1 (IANS) With elections just a few months away, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday robustly defended his government's record in blending high growth with social justice and in addressing challenges like inflation, terrorism and insulating India from the global financial crisis.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:49:04 PM

Students announce AIDS breakthrough
London, Oct 1 (IANS) In what is being described as a breakthrough in AIDS prevention, a group of engineering students and a medical doctor is reported to have designed a simple 'shield' to block mothers transmitting the HIV virus to their babies while breastfeeding.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:47:58 PM

EU approves British bail-out of mortgage bank
Brussels, Oct 1 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Wednesday approved in record time Britain's nationalization of troubled financier Bradford and Bingley, the country's eighth biggest mortgage lender, saying that it was in line with EU rules.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:47:13 PM

Indians working for social justice get Alternate Nobel Prize
Stockholm, Oct 1 (IANS) India's Krishnammal and Sankaralingam Jagannathan and their organisation Land for the Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) have been awarded the Alternate Nobel Prize 2008 for social justice and sustainable human development, an official said here.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:46:27 PM

Russia's last tsar, family members declared victims of repression
Moscow, Oct 1 (RIA Novosti) Russia's top court ruled Wednesday 'to exonerate' the country's last tsar and members of his family, executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918, to declare them as victims of political repression.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:22:00 PM

EU observers start Georgia mission
Tbilisi, Oct 1 (DPA) European Union (EU) observers started their mission Wednesday to monitor the Russo-Georgian ceasefire agreement one and half months after conflict flared between the two countries over Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:08:22 PM

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