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New York Indian Film Festival to showcase 30 films
Washington, March 25 (IANS) The longest-running, most prestigious South Asian film festival in the US, New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), will open May 4 with Shonali Bose's "Margarita With A Straw."

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:50:10 PM

Delevingne to skydive on next Instagram milestone
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Model-actress Cara Delevingne is planning to head for a skydive when she reaches 20 million followers on image-sharing website Instagram.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:50:07 PM

Indian American develops new imaging technique
New York, March 25 (IANS) A new imaging technique developed by an Indian American scientist will allow pathologists a peek into the structures of tissues and cells, enabling quicker and better diagnostic assessments.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:50:06 PM

Handmade products exude warmth and love: Study
New York, March 25 (IANS) Ever wondered why many people prefer handmade products over machine made ones, especially when gifting one to a dear one? It's because handmade product exude warmth and a sense of love, says a new study.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:26:18 PM

Vin Diesel wants Best Picture Oscar for 'Furious 7'
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Actor Vin Diesel, who is gearing up for his highly anticipated action thriller "Furious 7", believes the tribute to the late Paul Walker should win the Best Picture award at next year's Oscars.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:08:08 PM

Why some people can't resist alcohol
New York, March 25 (IANS) Researchers from the Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered a biological clue that could help explain why some drinkers develop a dependence on alcohol while others do not.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:04:14 PM

Windies to begin training for Youth cricket World Cup from March 29
St. John's (Antigua), March 25 (IANS) A 16-member West Indies Under-19 squad has been selected to begin early preparations for the 2016 Youth cricket World Cup in Bangladesh.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:38:04 PM

Bomb attacks on police stations in Colombia foiled
Bogota, March 25 (IANS) The Colombian authorities have said they conducted nine raids in different parts of Bogota and captured five people who were about to carry out bomb attacks on two police stations.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:34:11 PM

Four uncapped players named in Windies 20-man training squad
St. John's(Antigua), March 25 (IANS) Four uncapped players have been included in a 20- man West Indies squad for a training camp in Antigua ahead of the home Test series against England starting next month.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:34:10 PM

38,000 Brazilian troops to safeguard 2016 Rio Olympics
Rio de Janeiro, March 25 (IANS) A staggering 38,000 Brazilian troops will ensure security during the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games here, the defense ministry has announced.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:28:04 PM

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