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May 20, 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 20, 2007

Nepal Maoists to continue their struggle for republic: Bhattarai
Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, the second in command in the Maoist party, on Sunday reiterated the partys demand for declaring Nepal a republic. ANI

Over 30 Taliban killed in operation, 14 dead in suicide bombing
Over 30 rebel fighters were killed in southern Afghanistan early Sunday.The 30 rebels were killed in a military operation in Ghazni, provincial police commander Alishah Ahmadzai was quoted, as saying. ANI

Musharraf still in power, but much weaker: Teresita Schaffer
A director of the South Asia programme at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has said that Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is still in power, but in a weaker position than what he was a couple of months ago. ANI

Jirga to discuss Talibanisation of Mohmand Agency
The Saafi tribe will convene a national-level jirga in Peshawar today to discuss the growing Talibanisation of Pakistans Mohmand Agency. ANI

Combat soldier adopt more dovish political views post retirement
Combat soldiers, over the course of their military service, become less right wing, adopt more dovish political views and are more open to compromise on security issues, according to a new University of Haifa study. ANI

Protein folds research offers insight into metabolic evolution
Researchers at the University of Illinois have created the first global family tree of metabolic protein architecture. ANI

Pakistan students in UK planning campaign against MQM chief
Pakistani students in Britain are reportedly planning a pressure campaign on the Tony Blair Government to take action against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain for his alleged role in the May 12 Karachi killings. ANI

Harry could be deployed in Afghanistan
Britains Prince Harry could be sent to join troops in Afghanistan, a local newspaper said on Sunday. ANI

Antarcticas Lake Vostok cleared for study
Finally it might be possible for researchers to drill through the thick ice over Antarcticas 100-mile-long Lake Vostok and study the secrets of what is possibly one of the most fragile ecosystems on Earth. ANI

Alternative treatment may help relieve chronic back pain
A new study led by Dr. David Abejon has investigated the use of an alternative treatment known as pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) in treating chronic back pain. ANI

Baloch leaders reject Musharrafs conditional amnesty offer
Pakistan President Pervez Musharrafs offer of a conditional amnesty in Balochistan has been rejected by prominent politicians, tribal leaders and local observers. ANI

Meet the woman who had a bullet lodged in her brain for 64 years!
A 77-year old Chinese woman recently found out that the headache she had been grappling with for years had been due to a bullet lodged in her brain for 64 years. ANI

Pak need not suspect US ties with India: American scholar
A senior fellow for US Foreign Policy at Brookings Institution and a former director of European Affairs at National Security Council under US President Bill Clinton has said that Pakistan should not suspect Washingtons growing relations between India. ANI

Being self-confident as a teen can work wonders for your bank account later
Believing in yourself really does work wonders, especially for your bank account, a new study has found. ANI

15 Quetta blast suspects rounded up
Police in Quetta have reportedly rounded up over a dozen suspects in connection with Fridays cycle bomb blast near the office of the Inspector-General of Police, Balochistan. ANI

Lahore HC cancels quotas of 320 Haj operators
A division bench of the Lahore High Court has cancelled the Haj quotas of 320 operators on grounds that the process of selection was non-transparent, non-competitive and, therefore, illegal. ANI

Waziristan militants kidnap eight Pak officials
Militants in North Waziristans Miramshah area have reportedly kidnapped eight government employees, including five women. ANI

Boffins develop biofuel from wood that can power conventional engines
Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a new biofuel derived from wood chips, which can be blended with biodiesel and petroleum diesel to power conventional engines. ANI

Prince Harry will go to war - but in Afghanistan
British royal Prince Harrys desire to serve his country in Iraq may have been not been fulfilled, he will be seeing action on the war-front but in Afghanistan. ANI

Lal Masjid clerics free two abducted policemen
Armed clerics of the Islamabad-based Lal Masjid have released two of the four policemen they had abducted on Friday, after the government facilitated the release of five of their colleagues, including a former employee of an intelligence agency, on bail. ANI

Neanderthals last stand was no Garden of Eden
Researchers at the University of California have developed a climate model that could explain how Neanderthals were somehow able to cling on in southern Iberia, while modern humans were taking over the rest of Europe. ANI

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