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May 21, 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 21, 2007

Islamabad terms Hyderabad blast as a terrorist act
Offering regret for the death of innocent people in Fridays blast in Hyderabads Mecca Mosque, Islamabad today termed it as an act of terrorist. ANI

NC-NC(D) unification prospects bleak: Dueba
Nepali Congress-Democratic (NC-D) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday said that the possibility of unification of the two factions of the Congress is diminishing. ANI

NATO to review military tactics in Afghanistan
Military tactics in Afghanistan will be reviewed, NATO commanders have said in the wake of warnings by senior Afghan politicians that increasing civilian deaths in operations against the Taliban could result in a major backlash. ANI

Cutty Sark gutted in blaze
A fire, which broke out in the early hours of this morning completely gutted the worlds sole surviving tea clipper Cutty Sark. ANI

A senior British police officer has warned that Britain maybe heading towards anOrwellian society. ANI

PPP protests outside Pak mission in London
Activists of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Greater London, demonstrated outside the Pakistan High Commission here on Sunday against the brutal killings being perpetrated by the Government of Sindh and the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) this month. ANI

Ex-Qaeda insider warns of fresh terror attacks on Britains streets
A former insider of the Al Qaeda network has warned that thousands of young Muslims are being prepared to unleash a fresh reign of terror on Britains streets. ANI

A matrix of nanoparticles may help destroy specific harmful cancer cells
US researchers are working to develop a new matrix of nanoparticles that may enable destruction of specific harmful cancer cells. ANI

Nonotechnology paves way for nerve cell regeneration
Two group of scientists from the University of Miami and the University of California have shown that nanotechnology may help enhance the regeneration of nerve cells, and thereby reduce the effects of trauma and disease in a dramatic way. ANI

The great curry explosion 35,000ft above sea level!
A stewardess who wanted to eat home cooked food while flying across the Atlantic Ocean caused 20,000 pounds of damage on a jumbo jet after the curry she decided to heat up in a microwave exploded at 35,000ft. ANI

Repeated exposure to one persons opinion as influential as shared opinions of many
According to a new study, repeated exposure to one persons viewpoint can have almost as much influence as exposure to shared opinions from multiple people. ANI

Genetic marker linked to highly aggressive prostate cancer identified
Northwestern University researchers have discovered that a recently identified genetic marker for prostate cancer is linked to a highly aggressive form of the disease. ANI

Isolated Pakhtoons call for three-day strike to have their voices heard
Leaders of the Pakistan Oppressed Nations Movement (PONM) and the Awami National Party (ANP) have called for a three-day peaceful strike to show their dominance in the region, as they feel the countrys ruling elite is trying to isolate Pakhtoons across the world. ANI

Simple lifestyle changes can diffuse cancer timebomb, says expert
A British cancer expert insists that making a few simple in their diet can help avert the cancer timebomb facing his fellow countrymen and women these days. ANI

Veterans exposed to Agent Orange at nearly 50% higher risk of prostate cancer recurrence
Scientists have found that veterans exposed to Agent Orange may be at a 48 per cent increased risk of post-surgery recurrence of prostate cancer than their unexposed counterparts, and the disease returns to them in a more aggressive form. ANI

Obstructive sleep apnea increases heart attack or death risk
A recent research has found that people suffering from the night time breathing disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea are at a greater risk of a heart attack. ANI

Wireless Internet networks in schools may expose kids to cancer risk
British heath experts are stressing the need for an inquiry into the use of wireless Internet networks in schools, as it may expose children to the risk of cancer. ANI

When Aziz was stared down by Condi Rice
Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz is mentioned rather uncharitably in US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rices biography. ANI

Toxic substance in house dust may reduce eczema risks in early life
A new study has found that a toxic substance, made by certain types of bacteria found in house dust, may reduce the risk of developing the allergic skin condition eczema or wheezing in children if they are exposed to it up to age of 3. ANI

Parents who smoke put healthy kids at increased risk of lung diseases
A new study has found that children of smokers who dont show any signs of respiratory problems may still be experiencing damaging changes in their airways that could lead to lung disease later in life. ANI

Sleep apnoea increases type II diabetes risk
A new study has found that patients with obstructive sleep apnoea are at an increased risk for developing type II diabetes, independent of other risk factors. ANI

Sleep apnoea patients at higher risk of severe motor vehicle accidents
A new study has found that the severity of motor vehicle crashes involving personal injury in people with obstructive sleep apnoea is higher than those who do not suffer from the disorder. ANI

Sleep-deprived teens cry out for later start time of schools
A later start time for school and tests given later in the day would result in better grades for sleep-deprived teens, a new survey finds. ANI

Statins may help treat hepatitis C patients
A new study has demonstrated the potential of statins, used in important cholesterol management therapies, for improving the management of hepatitis C. ANI

The hotter the better for killing allergens in laundry
A new study has revealed that the heat setting you choose when doing laundry makes all the difference when it comes to killing dust mites. ANI

Bangladesh factory downs shutters after fresh unrest kills one
A Bangladesh apparels factory downed its shutters on Monday, a day after a woman employee was killed in reported police firing in Gazipur, near Dhaka. ANI

Fears of government crackdown on Lal Masjid
Tension continues to prevail in Islamabad over the Lal Masjid issue, as there are apprehensions that the government might launch a crackdown on the mosque to free two policemen held hostage there. ANI

Asia threatens to knock British universities off the top table
India and China are set to overtake British, French and German universities within a decade unless they improve quality and access, the European Commissioner for Education has said. ANI

Apple and fish intake during pregnancy may reduce asthma or allergies in babies
A new study has found that women who consume apples and fish during pregnancy may lessen the risk of their babies developing asthma or allergic disease. ANI

Green tea could help treat inflammatory bladder diseases
A recent research has found that green tea could prove helpful in treating inflammatory bladder diseases. ANI

Genghis Khans 16 million male kids!
Thirteenth century Mongolian warlord and King Genghis Khan conquests were not restricted to the battlefield. ANI

Rainbows could be indicators of life on other planets
Rainbows could be indicators of life on other planets, according to an Australian researcher at the Macquarie University. ANI

Ancient Mayan culture was surprisingly diverse and political system complex
Archaeologists working in Honduras have discovered an entombed human skeleton of an elite member of the ancient Maya Empire, which might help unravel some longstanding mysteries of the vanished culture. ANI

K2 Network's Knight Online Reaches Over 4 Million Registered Users
Business Wire India

HROA to Spearhead Human Resources Outsourcing in Asia Pacific
Business Wire India

FMT Octopus Pioneers SOA Online Risk Protection
Business Wire India

Malaysia Opening up to Third Party Integrated Facilities Management Services
Business Wire India

EA and The9 Announce Equity Investment and Exclusive Publishing Agreement for EA SPORTS FIFA Online in Mainland China
Business Wire India

AMRI Acquires Manufacturing Facilities in India
Business Wire India

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