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India wants to move forward on nuclear deal
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India has assured US industry that the India-US civil nuclear deal was very high on the priority of the new government and it would very much like to move forward on it.

Friday, May 22, 2009 9:06:14 AM

NASA moon mission to pave way for humans' return
Washington, May 22 (DPA) US space agency NASA has said it is ready to send two missions to the moon in a launch next month that will set the course for the resumption of human lunar exploration.

Friday, May 22, 2009 6:05:56 AM

US swine flu toll rises to nine
New York, May 22 (DPA) The number of confirmed deaths from the A(H1N1) influenza virus in the US rose to nine after the death of a young man in Utah, the federal Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday.

Friday, May 22, 2009 4:10:10 AM

Wall Street drops on economic recovery concern
New York, May 22 (Xinhua) The Wall Street closed lower Thursday as investors worried that the economy might not recover as quickly as expected.

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:38:14 AM

FBI warns Obama over shifting Guantanamo detainees to US
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The FBI has warned President Barack Obama of the risks involved in transferring the Guantanamo Bay detainees to the US after the controversial prison camp is permanently closed, a media report said Thursday.

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:17:12 AM

Obama, Cheney duel over Guantanamo
Washington, May 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and former vice president Dick Cheney Thursday duelled over Obama's move to close down the Guantanamo Bay military prison with one defending and the other slamming the decision.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 11:11:48 PM

Wayne Allwine, voice of Mickey Mouse, dead
Los Angeles, May 21 (IANS) Wayne Allwine, who gave the voice to the popular cartoon character of Mickey Mouse for 32 years, died of complications from diabetes.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 7:02:35 PM

India, Pakistan sharing intelligence?
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan and India have begun sharing intelligence on Islamist extremists with the prodding of the US, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday citing unnamed officials.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 6:46:09 PM

US House panel drops India mention in Pakistan aid bill
Washington, May 21 (IANS) A US House panel has dropped explicit demands for preventing terrorist attacks against India and access to nuclear smuggler A.Q.Khan as conditions in a legislation that triples US aid to Pakistan to $1.5 billion annually.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 6:27:49 PM

How does body differentiate between scorch and scratch?
Washington, May 21 (IANS) How do you know you've been pricked by a pin or burnt by a match?

Thursday, May 21, 2009 2:43:34 PM

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