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May 14, 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 14, 2007

Pak PM Aziz promises to book perpetrators of Karachi violence
Ruling out imposition of emergency in the country in the wake of political violence in the country, Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz today said that those responsible for the killings and lawlessness in Karachi will be taken to task. ANI

Bangladesh airport, seaport shut as cyclone Akash intensifies
As a strong cyclone, formed in the Bay of Bengal, has been heading towards Bangladesh coast, the authorities have suspended all operations at Shah Amanat International Airport and the Chittagong port, the main sea port of the country, on Monday. ANI

Khaleda Zias adviser detained
Police on Monday detained an influential political figure, ASM Hannan Shah, who is also an adviser to former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, for an unknown reason. ANI

Abortion among Chinese teens, unmarried woman on rise
Pregnant young and unmarried women in China are taking the abortion route more frequently than ever before. ANI

New Pakistans top full court to hear Justice Chaudhrys petition
The full court of Pakistans Supreme Court that will hear the petition of Pakistans suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has been reconstituted. ANI

NATO losing Afghan civilian support in War on Terror
Coalition troops deployed in Afghanistan to take the six-year-old War on Terror forward are reportedly worried over losing the support of the Afghan civilian population in the wake of a series of land and aerial offensives that have claimed a number of civilian lives. ANI

PTI urges Imran Khan to resign from National Assembly seat
Central and provincial leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Dr Arif Alvi has urged the party chairman Imran Khan to resign from the National Assembly after the Karachi carnage episode in which more than 35 people were killed and hundreds were injured. ANI

Pak ruling class should leave their clothes unironed to save power
Maulana Abdul Aziz, the chief cleric of the Lal Masjid, has said that the power shortage in Pakistan will end if the ruling class, the military and the police stop ironing their clothes. ANI

Country walks help reduce depression and raise self-esteem
A new study by researchers at the University of Essex suggests that country walks may help reduce depression and raise self-esteem. ANI

Sharif pleads with Benazir not to tie-up with Musharraf
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has requested Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Benazir Bhutto not to get into any power-sharing deal with President General Pervez Musharraf, saying his regime is destroying institutions of the country. ANI

Iftikhar Chaudhry may address SC Bar Association on May 24
Pakistans suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry is likely to address the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) in Karachi on May 24. ANI

A dose of Vitamin D can keep TB at bay
A study conducted by Queen Marys School of Medicine and Imperial College researchers has revealed that a dose of Vitamin D may help keep tuberculosis at bay. ANI

Alzheimers drug may restore speech in stroke sufferers
Spanish researchers have found that Alzheimers drug Donepezil may help people who have had a stroke speak again. ANI

Two Indian flicks to be released in Pakistan this summer
Two Bollywood movies are to be released in cinemas halls across Pakistan in the months of June and July. ANI

A***hole Blair making a legacy from Iraq graves: Sean `007 Connery
Former James Bond star Sean Connery has accused outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair of making his legacy from graves in Iraq. ANI

Altaf Hussain, the MQM chief who runs Karachi from London
Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain is being accused of running the affairs of Karachi and Sindh from his North London home, 5000 miles away. ANI

BBC to spend 100,000 pounds on Cherie Blair documentary
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is to spend an estimated 100,000 pounds of tax-payers money on a documentary about Cherie Blairs time at 10, Downing Street. ANI

Pregnant Brit-Pakistani teen girl found dead in suspected Manchester honour killing
A pregnant British-Asian teenager has been found knifed to death in her Manchester home in what witnesses are saying is a clear case of an honour killing. ANI

Over consumption of calcium through dairy food may cause dementia in elderly
The brain damage and dementia in elderly people may be because of calcium and vitamin D in dairy products, suggests a new study presented at the Experimental Biology meeting in Washington DC. ANI

MI6 is looking for real-life Jane Bonds!
The UKs spy agency MI6 has decided to move with the times so that it can attract more women to join its forces. And, that means offering the ladies more - friendly hours, childcare vouchers, a maternity package. ANI

Gene variant behind how humans acquired intellect and memory
Chinese scientists have identified a unique gene variant linked with learning and memory, which may help understand how humans acquired intellect and language skills much faster than their closest relatives, monkeys. ANI

Attractiveness is all in the face
Contrary to popular opinion, its not that killer body that the opposite sex takes into account at first glance, but your face - and this happens especially if you are a man. ANI

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