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May 17, 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 17, 2007

Musharrafs counsel urges Supreme Court to let off President from appearing
Counsel of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada today urged the 13-member full bench of the countrys Supreme Court to allow his client from not making appearance in the courts proceedings. ANI

Foreign troops would leave Afghanistan when al Qaeda is wiped out: Karzai
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that foreign troops would not leave Afghanistan till al Qaeda remains active in the country. ANI

Musharraf is a friend and a brother: Karzai
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has insisted he has a good relationship with Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf. ANI

Lal Masjid cleric discontinues talks with Pak govt
The Khateeb of Lal Masjid, Maulana Abdul Aziz, has discontinued negotiations with the federal government claiming delaying tactics by the government to resolve contentious issues. ANI

Prince Harry very disappointed on not going to Iraq
Britains Prince Harry has reportedly expressed disappointment over the cancellation of his scheduled visit to the war-ravaged Iraq, as a serving soldier. ANI

Hindus relieved over stay on Welsh temple bull execution
Welsh health officials today put a temporary stay on the execution of a bull, who was diagnosed with bovine tuberculosis. ANI

Sharif to convene all-party conference in June
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided to call an all-party conference in June to discuss the prevailing political scenario in the country. ANI

Iftikhar Chaudhrys counsel to file defamation suit against Musharraf
Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan, lead counsel of suspended Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, has said he would file a defamation suit against President General Pervez Musharraf for attributing the Karachi violence to them. ANI

New tool may help unravel cause of diabetes
Boffins at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have designed a powerful analytical tool capable of measuring molecular structures quickly and accurately enough to catch moving proteins in mid-fold and see the shapes of intermediate steps. ANI

Treasure trove of 700 new species found in Antarctic
An international team of marine biologists have discovered a treasure trove of more than 700 new animal species from the depths of the Antarctic Ocean. ANI

Germany asks its citizens to avoid visiting Pakistan
Germany has advised its citizens to avoid visiting Pakistan in the wake of the deteriorating law and order situation in recent days. ANI

Smoking and sleeping have the most impact on periodontal health
A new study has found that no other lifestyle factors impact oral health like smoking and sleeping. ANI

Pak minister claims he knows secrets of conspiracies against Musharraf
A Pakistani minister has claimed that there are several people within the Federal Government who have been conspiring against President Pervez Musharraf. ANI

Boffins identify specific genes which can become cancer promoters
Researchers at the University at Buffalo have identified particular genes that are most prone to become cancer promoters when exposed to a process called DNA promoter hypermethylation. ANI

US special envoy wants Musharraf to do more against terrorism
Visiting special envoy of the US State Department Ronald Neumann has said that Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf still had plenty to do in the fight against terrorism. ANI

Natural pine bark extract reduces heart failure risk
A new study by has found that Pycnogenol -natural pine bark extract from the French maritime pine tree - helps prevent damage that high blood pressure causes to the heart. ANI

Hexavalent chromium in drinking water causes cancer in mice
A research on animals, conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP), has produced strong evidence that a chemical referred to as hexavalent chromium (chromium 6) causes cancer when it is consumed in drinking water. ANI

New species of sea anemone discovered in Pacific
Scientists have discovered a new species of sea anemone in the deepest parts of the Pacific, living in the unlikeliest of habitats - the carcass of a dead whale. ANI

Khaleda Zias youngest son charged with extortion
Arafat Rahman, the youngest son of Bangladeshs immediate-past Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, has been sued on charge of extorting Tk 1.2 crore from a businessman. ANI

US wants to see Pakistan as a moderate country
Expressing hope that free and fair elections will be held in Pakistan later this year, the US State Department has said that it is in everyones interest to see Pakistan developing as a moderate Muslim country. ANI

Boffins find link between sleep disorder and dementia
A new study has found that there is a correlation between an extreme form of sleep disorder, REM Behaviour Disorder (RBD), and eventual onset of dementia or parkinsonism. ANI

China urges Pakistan to handover 20 insurgents hiding in tribal areas
China has reportedly appealed to Pakistan to arrest about 20 militants hiding in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, and hand them over to Beijing. ANI

CW countries want Musharraf to separate dual offices by 2007 end
The Commonwealth countries want Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf to separate the dual offices that he has been holding by the end of this year. ANI

Workplace is the best place to find love!
The workplace is the best place to find love, a recent research has found. ANI

Saturns gravity opens and closes cracks on its moons icy poles
Cracks in the icy surface of Saturns moon Enceladus open and close daily under the pull of Saturns gravity, a new research by NASA astronomers has revealed. ANI

ESAs XMM Newton finds evidence of Intermediate Mass Black Holes
The European Space Agencys (ESAs) XMM-Newton has helped astronomers find evidence of the existence of controversial Intermediate Mass Black Holes (IMBH). ANI

Nepal teachers shutdown schools indefinitely
The Republican Teachers Education Forum, a group of seven teachers union, has announced an indefinite closure of all private and state-run schools across Nepal from today, demanding an implementation of their demands agreed in the tripartite agreement. ANI

Daily low-dose of aspirin may make pregnancy safer for some women
A review has suggested that women who take a low-dose tablet of aspirin daily to prevent blood clotting, have a reduced risk of pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia. ANI

US want Bangladesh to lift emergency and restore rights
The United States has underscored the need for the restoration of civil and political rights in Bangladesh by lifting the ban that was slapped by the military-backed administration under the state of emergency proclaimed early this year. ANI

Skin cells may harbour baldness cure
Heres a bit of good news for people on the path towards turning bald - boffins have found that the skin may have the capability to regenerate lost hair follicles from within. ANI

Indo-Pak talks on Sir Creek from today
India and Pakistan will begin two-day talks on the longstanding Sir Creek issue in Rawalpindi today. ANI

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