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Did McCain help invent the BlackBerry?
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Reminiscent of former US Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore's claims to have helped develop the internet, a top advisor to Republican candidate John McCain has said the senator helped invent the modern 'miracle' known as the BlackBerry.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 11:27:26 AM

Creationism advocate quits Britain's Royal Society
London, Sep 17 (IANS) A member of Britain's Royal Society, who caused a furore by calling for teaching creationism - the belief that the universe is a divine creation - in science classes, has resigned from his post as the institution's director of education.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 10:41:27 AM

Russia's defence spending will grow 27 percent: Putin
Moscow, Sep 16 (DPA) Russia's defence spending will increase 27 percent in 2009, Interfax news agency quoted Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as saying Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 11:57:15 PM

Thieves break into Kate Moss' car for chocolates
London, Sep 16 (IANS) British supermodel Kate Moss couldn't believe it when thieves broke into her car for a box of chocolates.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 11:25:25 PM

Mischa Barton reunites with ex
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Mischa Barton has reportedly reunited with her ex-boyfriend actor Josh Hartnett after they bumped into each other at a nightclub.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 11:25:09 PM

Keira Knightley loves reading bleak books
London, Sep 16 (IANS) British actress Keira Knightley is a secret bookworm and she loves to read 'depressing' accounts of the Holocaust and mass murderers.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 11:24:24 PM

Gurkhas challenge British settlement policy
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Gurkha ex-soldiers, considered one of the most loyal and fierce fighters, held a protest demonstration in London Tuesday to force the British government to allow them to stay on in Britain.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 10:32:27 PM

Zardari promises to work with Karzai to tackle extremism
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday pledged to work closely with Afghanistan in combating violent Islamic extremists in the volatile border region between the two countries.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 10:21:30 PM

Lehman operations in Dubai stopped
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Bankrupt investment bank Lehman Brothers has been precluded from doing any business in the Dubai financial market unless otherwise decided by its administrators.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 8:31:30 PM

'Zardari offers to set up spy cell in Pakistan High Commisison'
London, Sep 16 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari met British premier Gordon Brown Tuesday amid reports he is offering to set up a spy cell at the Pakistani high commission in London to help track Pakistani-origin Britons travelling to Pakistan.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 5:41:59 PM

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