Washington , April 25 What would threaten astronauts who are part of a manned mission to the red planet the most? Space radiation.
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Astana (Kazakhstan) , April 25 Newt Gingrich, an influential US politician and a former speaker of the House of Representatives, has advised Narendra Modi, the man opinion polls say could become India's next prime minister, to tone down his image as a Hindu hardliner and said he "should not be seen (by the world) as a great divider" but "as a great moderniser".
Rae Bareli , April 25 Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Friday launched a shrill attack at BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi, asking him to "stop his vicious" campaign and instead focus on development issues.
New Delhi , April 25 Rani Mukerji tied the knot at 36. While she exchanged vows with filmmaker Aditya Chopra in Italy, her contemporaries like Tabu, Preity Zinta and Urmila Matondkar continue to be in the list of 30-plus yet single. There are other Bollywood beauties like Priyanka Chopra and Amrita Rao who have also found a spot on the list.
Rio De Janeiro , April 25 Brazilian national football team coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has announced part of his lineup for the FIFA World Cup, which opens June 12 with the hosts kicking off against Croatia.
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Los Angeles , April 25 Nude court shoes are storming up the fashion charts -- thanks to the Duchess of Cambridge, who has made them a must-follow trend.
Cairo/Alexandria , April 25 A walk around the streets of the Egyptiian capital around 2 a.m. on a Saturday, the second day of the Egyptian national weekend, showed shisha cafes, bars and restaurants bustling with activity. In Alexandria, on the Mediterranean coast, the streetside kerbs remain busy with people chatting over cups of mint tea and coffee late into the night.
Agartala , April 25 Tension prevailed Friday along the India-Bangladesh border in this northeastern state in the wake of some Bangladeshi nationals kidnapping two Indians from southern Tripura, officials here said.
New York , April 25 Those kids who find pleasure in sharing whatever money they have with others are less likely to sufferer from depression, a fascinating research shows.
Berlin , April 25 Croatian international Ivica Olic signed a contract extension to stay with Wolfsburg until 2016, the German Bundesliga club announced.
London , April 25 Contrary to popular belief, the blood in a historic pumpkin, decorated with portraits of the protagonists of the French Revolution, did not belong to French King Louis XVI, a study reveals.
Gimcheon (South Korea) , April 25 World No.10 P.V. Sindhu won her quarterfinal match to proceed to the women's singles semi-finals of the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships at the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here Friday.
Kochi , April 25 India needs over 26,000 independent directors and around 2,500 women directors to fill the boards of companies across the country, an official said here Friday.
Washington , April 25 In a first move to rein in the burgeoning electronic cigarette industry, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the US has laid out proposals to regulate tobacco products that include e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah tobacco.
New Delhi , April 25 Expressing confidence in the Indian economy, French companies that are engaged in India will continue to annually invest nearly $1 billion here as they see long-term future in the country's growth potential, a top diplomat has said.
Berlin , April 25 German international defender Andreas Beck has put pen to paper on a contract extension until June 2017, Bundesliga club Hoffenheim said.
Jammu , April 25 Five people were killed when a truck they were travelling in rolled down into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, police said Friday.
Agra , April 25 After months of high voltage election campaign, peace has descended here and the talk in the betting bazaar hints at the Aam Aadmi Party emerging a close third, denting the poll prospects of strong contenders.
Los Angeles , April 25 "X-Men" director Bryan Singer has denied allegations of sexual assault levelled against him by former child actor Michael Egan who has filed a lawsuit in this regard.
New York , April 25 In what could lead to more effective conservation strategies of the golden eagle, researcher have now discovered that the raptors may have a sharper sense of smell but not as sensitive to ultraviolet light as previously thought.