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Dash of glamour in deadpan diplomats' den
In the first-ever film shot at the UN, 17 people get killed in a bus bombing, another is slain in the house of peace itself and a white woman tries to kill a black dictator because she thinks the international justice system is not tough enough....  | Read.. 
 
Award for Apollo 13 engineers
Actor Tom Hanks made them famous in his 1995 movie Apollo 13 and yesterday the Nasa engineers who improvised an air ...  | Read.. 
 
Royal wedding heralds temporary truce
What a difference a wedding makes. ...  | Read.. 
 
Smoke cuts long life
Smoking cuts at least five-and-a-half years from the life of a 30-year-old man and almost seven from a woman of the same ...  | Read.. 
 
Noise shield for teachers in Britain
Every nursery school, primary school and day-care centre in Britain will have to conduct a 'noise risk assessment' in case t ...  | Read.. 
 
CONSUMERS
 
Now you can avoid the queues
An A4-size print-out outside a BangaloreOne branch in the city reads, 'Please take off your shoes'. The reason, says a branch official, is to keep the new granite floor spotle...  | Read.. 
 
Check-out: No guarantee for rules here
Here is an example of how crucial consumer protection laws are enforced in the country: in 2001, the government brought in the Clinical ...  | Read.. 
 
Nicole Kidman at the special screening of The Interpreter in New York. Picture by Jay Mandal