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Now, anti-glare display for your smartphone


anti glareeWashington: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a novel glass surface that can provide anti-glare, anti-reflective display for your smartphone, allowing you to use the device in bright light.

Rajat Gupta's release date from prison is March 2016


rajat guptaNew York: India-born former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta is expected to be released from a US prison in March 2016 when his two-year term on insider trading charges will end, according to his prison records.

'Mutant worms' show hope for curing drunkards


'Mutant worms' show hope for curing drunkardsWashington, July 16 - A new study, which claims that mutation in worms stops them from getting intoxicated, provides new hope for drunken people.

Journalist, activist released by US Border Patrol


Mcallen (US): Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, a Philippines-born immigration activist who has lived in the US illegally since he was a child, has been released by US Border Patrol agents after they detained him at a Texas airport.

US team in Iraq sends its draft assessment: Pentagon


john kirbyWashington: The US military team in Iraq has sent its draft assessment of the current situation in the strife-torn country, a significant part of which has been captured by Islamic militants, Pentagon spokesperson has said.

Women with sexy Facebook pics seen as less competent


facebookWashington: Young women who post revealing photos on social media sites are viewed by their female peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks, a new study suggests.

Escalation of Israel, Palestine tension benefits no one: Obama


barack obamaWashington: Observing that escalation of tension in the Middle East "benefits no one", President Barack Obama has said the US will do everything it can to facilitate a return to the 2012 cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians.

Air India flight lands safely after bird strike in New Jersey


air india flightNewark (US): An India-bound flight out of New Jersey was forced to return to the airport because of an engine fire sparked by a bird strike.