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Palestinian president to meet Raul Castro
Havana, Sep 26 (RIA Novosti) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will be meeting Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana during his official visit, the Cuban Foreign Ministry said Saturday morning.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 1:55:17 PM

Punjabi to be Canada's 4th biggest language by 2011
Toronto, Sep 26 (IANS) Punjabi is set to become the fourth largest spoken language in Canada by 2011 after English, French and Chinese, according to Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 1:51:47 PM

Don't spank your kids if you want them to be intelligent
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Don't spank your kids if you want them to be very intelligent. A ground-breaking research has found that children who are spanked have lower IQs.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 11:50:07 AM

Lure kids away from TV by playing with them
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Want to tempt your kids away from the TV or computer screen? Make exercise a family affair, involve children in team sports like playing catch or kicking around a football, suggests a researcher.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 11:26:58 AM

G20 hasn't fixed money to fight climate change: NGOs
Pittsburgh, Sep 26 (IANS) The G20 leaders have closed their summit here without the industrialised countries following through on their pledge to provide financial and technological assistance to help developing countries limit their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change, an umbrella group of NGOs said here Friday night.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 10:32:50 AM

Emails, letters written the same way: Study
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Letter writers of yore had some of the same correspondence patterns as e-mail users today.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 10:11:17 AM

US preparing for Manmohan Singh's Nov 24 visit
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) The United States is hard at work preparing for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's state visit on Nov 24 as it views India as one of its most important partners in the 21st century.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 10:02:33 AM

Security Council call to join NPT not directed at India: PM
Pittsburgh, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the UN Security Council resolution asking all countries to join the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) is not targeted at India and the US has assured of its full commitment to their civil nuclear deal.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 8:38:00 AM

Four human heads found in coolers in Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 26 (DPA) Four human heads were found Friday stashed in four coolers in the southern Mexican town of Coyuca de Catalan, where many drug gangs are active, Guerrero state authorities said.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 5:18:47 AM

Nuclear weapons bring respectability, says Brazil's vice president
Sao Paulo, Sep 26 (EFE) Brazil's Vice President Jose Alencar has said possession of nuclear weapons would enable his country to deter potential aggressors and give the South American nation greater 'respectability' on the world stage, a media report said Friday.

Saturday, September 26, 2009 4:58:40 AM

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