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May 23, 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 23, 2007

90 per cent progress in 123-agreement: Burns
US Under Secretary of State, Nicholas Burns has said that enormous progress has been made on the 123-agreement that would operationalise the civilian nuclear energy cooperation between India and the US. ANI

American Sikh leaders appeal Dera chief to apologize
Sikh leaders in the United States have expressed deep anguish over the actions of Dera Sacha Sauda leader, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and appealed him to tender an apology. ANI

Bangladesh army chief rules out Marshal Law option
Bangladeshs Army chief Lieutenant General Moeen U Ahmed has said he has neither any plan to join politics, nor there has been any possibility of promulgating martial law in the impoverished country. ANI

Spiritual guru Ravi Shankar carries peace to war-torn Iraq
Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday to spread the message of peace, armed with three simple but invaluable weapons -- yoga, meditation and breathing techniques. ANI

Pak, Afghan leaders to talk on G-8 sidelines
Leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan will meet ahead of next months Group of Eight summit to be held in Potsdam, Germany, and discuss ways to resolve their current bilateral impasse. ANI

Drinking tea reduces heart attack risk
Sipping tea is far better than drinking water, researchers said. ANI

Suicide bomber kills two in Kabul
A suicide bomber killed two people and injured at least four others in Kabul on Wednesday. ANI

Aziz rejects Nilofar Bakhtiars resignation
Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has rejected Tourism Minister Nilofar Bakhtiar, saying that she was needed in the cabinet and should carry on with her duties. ANI

Indian envoy meets ex-Nepal PM Deuba
Indias envoy to Nepal, Shiv Shankar Mukherjee, called on former prime minister and Nepali Congress (Democratic) president Sher Bahadur Deuba at the latters residence, on Wednesday. ANI

No compromise on security: Koirala
Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has said that his government will not compromise on democracy and security. ANI

Pak SC adjourns hearing of Pak Chief Justice petition till Thursday
The Pakistan Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of the constitutional petition of Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry against the March 9 presidential reference and other petitions till Thursday. ANI

Sindh Governor meets Pakhtoon leader Asfandyar Wali Khan
The Governor of Sindh, Dr. Ishratul Ibad Khan, met with Awami National Party (ANP) Chief Asfandyar Wali here today and offered his condolences over the May 12 killings. ANI

One in four young U.S. Muslims say suicide bombings okay to defend Islam
One in four young American Muslims believe suicide bombings against innocent civilians is fine if Islam has to be defended. ANI

Wolfowitz splits from girlfriend
Outgoing World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz hasnot only lost his job, but his girlfriend, too. ANI

Antifolate drugs may be effective in treating P vivax malaria
Researchers of HealthNet TPO Malaria and Leishmaniasis Control Programme in Pakistan, have revealed that antifolate drugs may be effective in treating P vivax malaria. ANI

Asthma control further improves with combination therapy
A new study has found that combination asthma therapy, SYMBICORT leads to significant improvements in health-related quality of life (HRQL) and greater patient-reported satisfaction with asthma treatment, versus its monocomponents (budesonide or formoterol or placebo). ANI

Daily use of inhaled steroids may not help control asthma in kids
A doctor at Childrens Hospital in Boston suggests that daily use of inhaled steroids may not be enough to control asthma in some children. ANI

Aussie men and women prefer regular foreplay to sex
Its not so much sex that Aussie men and women think about, but foreplay, a new survey shows. ANI

Length of ring finger can predict kids performances in English and Maths
A new research has found that parents can foresee their childrens exam performance simply by looking at their hands. ANI

Scientists create synthetic proteins
A researcher at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University has used molecular biology tricks to create synthetic proteins with improved stability and functions in comparison with the ones that occurred naturally. ANI

Khyber militant leader wants a Pak journalist dead
A Pakistani journalist has claimed that a militant commander has asked his supporters to kill the former for taking out a news report about an attack on a military vehicle. ANI

Imran to move UK court against MQM chief
Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has announced that he and his lawyers would leave for London during the first week of June to file a case against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain. ANI

Conservation experts warn that one-sixth of Europes mammals face extinction
A comprehensive survey carried out by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) has said that a sixth of Europes mammal species is threatened with extinction. ANI

Conservation experts warn that one-sixth of Europes mammals face extinction
A comprehensive survey carried out by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) has said that a sixth of Europes mammal species is threatened with extinction. ANI

The Sinosauropteryx may not have been a feathery dinosaur
Researchers analysing the fossil of a feathery dinosaur, have come to the conclusion that it might not have been feathery at all. ANI

Rising temperatures may change infectious disease patterns
The Earths rising temperatures may change infectious disease patterns significantly, claims Stephen Morse of Columbia University. ANI

Pak UN troops traded gold for guns with Congolese militia
Pakistani UN peacekeeping troops are reported to have purchased gold from Congolese militia groups in exchange of weapons in Congo in 2005. ANI

Mizoram gets additional 18 million dollars from World Bank for improving its road network
The World Bank has approved additional financing of 18 million dollars to Mizoram to improve the states core road network. ANI

Climate change rocked Tibetan culture 700 years ago: Study
Changes in weather 700 years ago might have forced Tibetans to reorganize their society, an anthropologist has claimed. ANI

Plant extract may help cut craving for cannabis
An experiment on mice conducted by US scientists has shown that a compound extracted from a plant from the buttercup family has the ability to reduce craving for marihuana, and block its effect on the brain. ANI

Arrested same-sex couple seek Musharrafs intervention
A same-sex couple in Pakistan, who were arrested for marrying each other, have sought the help of broadminded President General Pervez Musharraf. ANI

Boffins document first case of virgin birth in sharks
Boffins have documented the first case of virgin birth in cartilaginous fish, after busting the mystery surrounding the birth of a shark in an aquarium, that had only female sharks which had no contact with a male shark for three years. ANI

High salt diet linked to ulcers
Scientists have revealed that high concentrations of salt in the stomach appear to induce gene activity in the ulcer-causing bacterium Helicobacter pylori, making it more virulent and increasing the likelihood of an infected person developing a severe gastric disease. ANI

NASA spacecraft close to revealing origin of Saturns rings
A research team at the University of Central Florida has reportedly been able to map clumps in Saturns rings with the help of a CAT scan, that may eventually explain origin of the planets three rings. ANI

Musharraf rules out military action on Lal Masjid
Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said that he is not considering any kind of military action against the Lal Masjid. ANI

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