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May 11, 2007

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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Manmohan Singh to campaign in Bihar today

FBI failed to act on Headley's wife's terror link expose 3 yrs before Mumbai attacks

Craven's horror flicks 'were inspired by real stories'

RBI will intervene if inflows turn lumpy: Subbarao

Enforcement Directorate issues 'Look Out Circular' against Lalit Modi

Now, laser technology that destroys tumours using heat

Waist size, not BMI can foretell cardiovascular risk in children

International News for May 11, 2007

Sindh Governor orders closure of Karachi educational institutions on May 12 (Lead: Karachi rally)
Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad announced on Friday that all educational institutions of Karachi will remain closed on May 12 due to the Muthaida Qaumi Movement (MQM) rally and the arrival of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry to address local bar associations. ANI

Eight-party unity wont collapse: Koirala
Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Friday reiterated that the eight-party unity would remain strong despite differences. ANI

Tomorrows UAVs may borrow from bats flight secrets
Scientists are planning a Batmobile aircraft designed on the bats flight mannerism. ANI

Nepals army chief briefs Koirala on security situation
At a time when Nepals Terai region is marred by shutdowns and demonstrations, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Friday met Chief of Army Staff General Rookmangud Katawal to review the countrys security situation. ANI

Koirala meets Army chief on Nepals security situation
At a time when Nepals Terai region is marred by shutdowns and demonstrations, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Friday met Chief of Army Staff General Rookmangud Katawal to review the countrys security situation. ANI

Boffins find how antibiotic linezolid inhibits bacterial growth
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with research teams from Pharmacia and Upjohn and Pfizer, have discovered precisely how the antibiotic linezolid inhibits bacterial growth. ANI

Oestrogen levels, an important factor for osteoporosis in both men and women
A new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has shown that low amounts of active oestrogen metabolites also can increase osteoporosis risk in both men and women. ANI

Genes targeted by Kaposis sarcoma causing virus identified
A new study has identified specific human genes targeted by a virus believed to cause Kaposis sarcoma, a rare form of cancer associated with AIDS and with organ transplants that causes patches of red or purple tissue to grow under peoples skin. ANI

Social and competitive pressure behind primates brain structure evolution
A new study has suggested that primates brain structure has developed because of the stress on both males and females to cope with social and competitive demands. ANI

Counselling gives better quality of life to arthritis sufferers
A new study has found that arthritis sufferers who undergo psychological counselling and learn skills for coping with pain have less disability and enjoy a better quality of life. ANI

One in 29 people are more accident prone
Researchers have revealed that one in 29 people has a fifty percent greater chance of being involved in an accident. ANI

Toddlers to be taught how to talk to arrest communication skills slide
Toddlers will be trained how to talk in an effort to apprehend the appalling decline in childrens communication skills. ANI

Bone marrow stem cells may cure abnormal corneal cell growth
A new study has found that bone marrow stem cells can switch roles and produce keratocan, a natural protein involved in the growth of the cornea, the transparent, outer layer of the eyeball. ANI

Pak Govt, MQM, legal luminaries square up for May 12 rallies
An uneasy calm prevails in both Islamabad and Karachi, a day before two major rallies hit Pakistans commercial capital and one in the national capital with a predictable gale force. ANI

Our solar system is bullet shaped, and zips through space at 62000 mph
Our solar system is shaped like a bullet, data from NASAs two Voyager spacecraft has revealed. ANI

Cutting calories, not exercising keeps the pounds off
When it comes to keeping off those pounds lost, it seems that cutting calories, and not exercising that plays a bigger role. ANI

Invisible gasses may explain galaxies mysterious missing dark matter
Baby galaxies growing from the debris of a galactic traffic accident are hiding a lot of extra matter, a new study by French researchers from the Commissariat a lEnergie Atomique (CEA), Paris, has revealed. ANI

2 in 3 women fantasise about group sex!
A recent poll has proved that women surely can let their imaginations run riot. ANI

Questioning people about vice increases their chances of giving in to it
A recent research has looked at how questioning can have an effect on behaviour, when people have mixed feelings about an issue. ANI

Banner ads do make consumer attitudes favourable
A recent research has found that incidental exposure to advertising, such as flipping through a magazine or browsing a web site, may have a positive effect on consumer attitudes. ANI

Boffins identify new host of avian influenza
Researchers have identified a new host species for avian influenza A virus (H5N1), and have provided important information on the distinctions between the ecology and epidemiology of various global strains of the virus. ANI

Qaeda in Pak-Afghan border areas worries UK envoy
British High Commissioner to Pakistan Robert Brinkley has expressed concern over reports that some Al Qaeda leaders are operating along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. ANI

NASA unveils Hubbles successor JWST
NASA has unveiled a model of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), intended to replace the ageing Hubble Space Telescope. ANI

Daily aspirin pill can cut bowel cancer risk by 74%
Just one pill of aspirin a day can keep bowel cancer development at bay, a new study has found. ANI

Now not only see but also hear your spot on Google Earth
Google Earth now promises to be more interactive. ANI

Three Pak cities observe Ambedkars 116th birth anniversary
For the first time in Pakistans history, the birth anniversary of Dr. B R Ambedkar was observes in three different cities of the country. ANI

Jihad against Pak Govt. obligatory, says Lal Masjid cleric
Launching a jihad against the Musharraf regime should be seen as an obligatory act for every Muslim, said Maulana Abdul Aziz, the chief cleric of the Lal Masjid. ANI

Writing off Musharraf will be a mistake, says US think tank
The Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has cautioned against writing Pakistan President Pervez Musharrafs political obituary, even though his credibility is undermined. ANI

Pakistan, India to resume talks on Kishanganga
Indian and Pakistani officials will meet in New Delhi from May 30 to discuss their differences over the Kishanganga hydroelectric project being built by India across the River Jhelum. ANI

PPP wont accept Musharraf in uniform: Benazir
Accepting a president in uniform is not an option for the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), said its chairperson, Benazir Bhutto, in an interview to Geo TV. ANI

Scientists spill secrets of bats superior flight
Bats generate complex aerodynamic tracks during their flight to achieve lift manoeuvrability, a new study by a University of Southern California aerospace engineer has revealed. ANI

Pir Pagara fears return of martial law in Pakistan
Martial law could be imposed in Karachi and other parts of Pakistan, if the law and order situation worsens on and after May 12 Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) President Pir Pagara said on Thursday. ANI

Researchers find peptite that promotes HIV infection in simians
Boffins conducting a recent research have found a peptite that promotes HIV infection in simians. ANI

iPods could play havoc with pacemakers
Boffins are warning people with pacemakers to stay away from iPods, for they have been found to make the devices malfunction. ANI

Ex-Pak PM Jamali fears `civil war if Opposition, MQM clash on May 12
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Jamali has called on the Musharraf regime and the Sindh Government to postpone the MQM rally of May 12 in Karachi to avoid clashes with supporters of suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who will visit the city on the same day. ANI

NASAs Phoenix all set to put Mars under a microscope
NASA is preparing to launch a new space probe, Phoenix that will literally put Mars under a microscope. ANI

A glass of boiled milk can protect kids from asthma and hayfever
A glass of milk will protect your kids from asthma and hayfever, but just make sure that it has been boiled first. ANI

Milky Ways oldest star is 13.2 billion years old
An international team of astronomers have measured the age of an ancient star in the Milky Way galaxy - an extraordinary 13.2 billion years - born soon after the Big Bang. ANI

Welsh farmers demand slaughter of Hindu temple bull
Farmers in the Skanda Vale religious community of West Wales have reportedly called on government vets to destroy a bull that has been given sanctuary in a Hindu temple after being diagnosed with bovine tuberculosis. ANI

KKR Private Equity Investors to Report Its Financial Results for First Quarter 2007 on May 16, 2007
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Digital Broadcast Corporation Permitted to Amend Complaint to Allege $200 Million Damages Against Ladenburg Thalmann & Co.
Business Wire India

Integrated Facilities Management Market - A Window of Opportunity
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