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May 22, 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 22, 2007

International donors promise fund for Bangladesh electoral projects
Major lending agencies and donors have pledged Bangladesh interim administration to provide financial support for electoral projects, especially preparation of voters roll with photograph and national identity card, a mega projects now being much discussed in the country. ANI

Prince Charles eco-friendly wax model
The newly updated wax model of Prince Charles at Madame Tussauds has been created with utmost care for the environment. ANI

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry hearing adjourned
A full bench of the Pakistan Supreme Court headed by Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, comprising 13 judges, on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of the constitutional petitions of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry filed against the presidential reference, till Wednesday. ANI

Worlds oldest wooden anchor discovered in Turkey
Researchers from the Leon Recanti Institute for Maritime Studies at the University of Haifa, Israel, and the University of Ankara, Turkey, have discovered what they claim is the worlds oldest wooden anchor. ANI

Burning of the 138-year-old Cutty Sark
Historians and restoration experts have expressed shock over the burning of the 138-year-old Cutty Sark last night. ANI

Comet or asteroid exploded over North America 13000 years ago
A large space rock exploded over North America 13,000 years ago, American scientists have opined. ANI

Study says male baboons assess mating possibilities through eavesdropping
A new study has found that male baboons take advantage of the din created by other baboons to eavesdrop on mating couples to determine the status of relationships. ANI

Computer geeks achieve record 307 digit long prime factor calculation
An international team has achieved an impressive feat of calculation after eleven months. ANI

Rise in cigarette use may elucidate asthma epidemic in children
A recent research has found that the asthma epidemic in children may be explained by the rise in cigarette use by adults over the past century. ANI

Maintaining a healthy body throughout adulthood may delay old age disability
According to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues, maintaining a healthy body weight throughout adulthood may help prevent or delay the onset of physical disability as we age. ANI

Exercising may help breast cancer patients lead a healthy life
A new study has revealed that women diagnosed with breast cancer should either start exercising or if they already exercise, then they should continue exercising, for it will help them lead a healthy life. ANI

Regular smokers are at a higher risk of getting the blues
Boffins have given people another reason to kick the butt, by finding that persistent smokers may have a higher risk of developing depression in comparison to those who never smoke. ANI

Flash-heating kills HIV in breast milk
A study by researchers at the Berkeley and Davis campuses of the University of California has found that flash-heating breast milk infected with HIV successfully inactivates the free-floating virus. ANI

Climate change threatening to wipe out wild relatives of key crops
Climate change is threatening to completely wipe out wild relatives of plants such as potato and peanut, according to a new study released by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). ANI

Extremely drug resistant TB becoming major threat in India
A new study has found that extremely drug resistant TB, or XDR-TB, is fast on its way of becoming a major threat in India. ANI

Boffins use gene therapy to restore sight in blind mice
A new study has used gene therapy to bring back eyesight in mice that had a form of hereditary blindness. ANI

Sharks, humans shared a common ancestor 450 million years ago: Study
Sharks and humans shared a common ancestor 450 million years ago, a recent research based on on DNA findings, has claimed. ANI

Worldwide CO2 emissions increased threefold between 2000-04 compared to 1990s
Between 2000 and 2004, worldwide CO2 emissions increased threefold compared to the 1990s, and the acceleration of emissions was greatest in the exploding economies of developing regions, particularly China, even though they contributed only about 40 percent of total emissions, according to a new study published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). ANI

Sharif warns West against supporting Musharraf
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has launched an international campaign in Europe, the US and Canada, warning them that if they continued to support one individual (President Musharraf) they would only end up alienating 160 million Pakistanis thirsting for democracy. ANI

Branagh to guide Cruise in World War II epic
Emmy-award winning actor Kenneth Branagh, will star with Tom Cruise in Valkyrie, which is a World war II drama, directed by Bryan Singer. ANI

Cure for Hepatitis C found
Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center say that peginterferon alfa therapy harbours the cure for chronic hepatitis C. ANI

High silica content in Martian soil provides strongest evidence of Red Planets watery past
NASAs Mars Spirit rover has unearthed further evidence to suggest that Mars had a much wetter past than what is now believed. ANI

A drink a day may slow dementia progression
People suffering from mild cognitive impairment can slow their progression to dementia by having up to one drink of alcohol a day, a new research has suggested. ANI

Viagra may relieve jet lag
A new research has found that the male impotence drug Viagra may be useful for treating jet lag. ANI

Gel made from patients own blood may help heal wounds faster
A preliminary study has suggested that topical application of a gel made from platelets in healthy individuals own blood may help wounds heal more quickly and completely. ANI

Retinol lotions may make wrinkles vanish
According to a new study from the University of Michigan Health System, lotions containing retinol improve the appearance of skin that has become wrinkled through the normal aging process, and not just skin that has been damaged by exposure to the sun. ANI

Yoga can help keep depression and anxiety at bay
Practicing yoga is not only good for the body, but as it turns out, its also good for the brain, especially when it comes to keeping depression and anxiety at bay. ANI

Right Media's Direct Media Exchange Introduces Publisher Seminar Series
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Marsh Establishes Renewable Energy Team, Reinforcing Energy Leadership Position
Business Wire India

Go Networks' Mobile Broadband Wireless Solution Deployed by Swiss Provider Monzoon for Wi-Fi Hotzone Services
Business Wire India

GO Networks Expands Mobile Broadband Wireless Family of Carrier-Class Outdoor Wi-Fi Solutions
Business Wire India

Kraton Announces the Completion of New Asia Pacific Multi-Functional Customer Service Center
Business Wire India

OneWorld Health's First Approved Drug Added to WHO Essential Medicines List
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COPAN Systems Increases Lead in Data Center Efficiencies
Business Wire India

BMC's Business Service Management Helps IT Operations Dramatically Reduce Downtime, Saving the Business Millions of Dollars
Business Wire India

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