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May 13, 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 13, 2007

Karachi continues to be on the edge
With violence in Karachi refusing to end, Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan on Sunday said the security forces have been authorised to make arrests and shoot the miscreants to enable the former to restore law and order in the city. ANI

Maoist lawmakers register proposal to declare Nepal republic
The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) lawmakers on Sunday registered a proposal at the Parliament Secretariat for an amendment in the Interim Constitution to declare Nepal a republic immediately. The eight-point proposal registered by Maoist chief whip Dina Nath Sharma states that declaring republic had become urgent in order to pave way for unhindered Constituent Assembly elections. ANI

Fresh violence returns to Karachi, 3 more dead
Fresh violence between supporters of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and suspended Chief justice of Pakistan resurfaced here today that left three more persons killed and several others injured. ANI

89 custodial deaths reported in Bangladeshs four months of emergency
A Bangladesh rights group has recorded 89 custodial deaths and detention of over 175, 000 people during the four months of the state of emergency, proclaimed in January this year. ANI

Give Bangladesh priority: US team urges Bush
A high-powered US delegation that made a brief visit to Bangladesh has suggested the Bush administration to give Dhaka high priority as a strategic partner in the US efforts on war on terror, especially against the Islamic extremists. ANI

New material for making hydrogen stable for cars identified
A Carnegie Mellon University researcher claims to have identified a new material that makes hydrogen more stable and cost-efficient than fossil fuels. ANI

Afghan Taleban commander Mullah Dadullah killed
Mullah Dadullah, the Talebans top military commander in Afghanistan, has been killed in fighting in the south of the country, official sources in the Afghan capital said.They said Dadullah was killed during a clash between Afghan and Western forces in Helmand province. ANI

Pakistan to deport four Chinese women
The Pakistan Government has said that it deport four Chinese women who were arrested in the Khyber Agency on charges of entering Afghanistan without legal documents. ANI

Fat mean kids in books is vilifying real life overweight children
The popular portrayal of fat kids as mean and unpleasant is vilifying overweight kids. ANI

ADB, Japan pledge 320 m dollars for Pak poverty alleviation
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan have agreed to provide 320 million dollars to Pakistan to help that country to eradicate poverty. ANI

EU envoys briefed on Pak-Afghan border measures
Pakistan security mandarins have reportedly briefed envoys of the European Union ambassadors on the prevailing situation on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, and the security measures taken to check cross-border movement. ANI

Napoleon was even an emperor in exile
Napoleon Bonaparte was an emperor even during his period of exile in Elba, the first full restoration of his two villas on the island 12 miles off the Italian coast has revealed. ANI

Musharraf blames Chaudhry for Karachi violence
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf squarely blamed suspended Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry for the May 12 violence in Karachi, saying that the latter had not heeded the advice of the PML-Q-led Government not to go to the port city. ANI

Pak Chief Justice returns to Islamabad, received warmly
Suspended Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry returned to Islamabad late on Saturday night, after being forced to leave Karachi without addressing members of the Sindh High Court Bar Association (SHCBA). ANI

PML-Q chief Shujaat, Information Minister Durrani condole Karachi deaths
Former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Quami chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Federal Information Minister Muhammad Ali Durrani have condoled the death of 34 persons on Saturday in Karachi. ANI

Sindh Governor announces compensation for May 12 riot victims, MQM to mourn its dead
Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan has announced a compensation of Rs. 300,000 to each of the families of those killed in Saturdays violence and Rs. 50,000 each for those who were injured in the day-long mayhem. ANI

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