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May 24, 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 24, 2007

Remaining two policemen released by Lal Masjid
The two policemen, who were taken hostage by seminary students at the Lal Masjid last Friday, were released here today. ANI

EU passes Emma Nicholsons Kashmir report with an overwhelming Majority
The European Parliament here today passed the Baroness Emma Nicholson report on Kashmir with an overwhelming majority. ANI

Ethnic riots conspiracy averted in Karachi: Musharraf
President Pervez Musharraf today said that the May 12 violence in Karachihad occurred due to the politicization of the March 9 presidential reference against Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. ANI

Burns for progress in Pakistans democratic process
US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Nicholas Burns, has expressed hope that there could be progress made towards building democracy in Pakistan in the coming months. ANI

Pak NGO comes out in support of same sex married partners
An NGO and counsel for the same-sex marriage partners have demanded that the couple should be allowed to live according to their wish. ANI

American eighth grader is new National Geographic Bee champion
A home schooled American eighth grader has emerged as the new National Geographic Bee Champion, by knowing which Vietnamese city, split by a river with the same name, was an imperial capital for more than a century. ANI

Paks military run welfare foundations lack transparency
Welfare activities carried out by Pakistans defence forces are not only skewed against provinces like Balochistan and North West Frontier Province, but they also lack transparency and have no financial accountability. ANI

UK grandmom of five sets new aviation record
A British grandmother last night set a new aviation record by flying round the world via both the South and North Pole in a helicopter. ennifer Murray, 66, from Frome, Somerset, touched down in the US on schedule after covering 32,000 nautical miles in a 171-day journey across the globe, stopping 101 times to refuel. ANI

Now a Smart Pill for non-invasive diagnoses of stomach problems
Doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital are conducting the initial clinical trials of a new Smart Pill, about the size of a multivitamin, to diagnose their patients stomach problems without subjecting them to invasive and time-consuming procedures. ANI

Birth control pill that eliminates menstrual cycle approved
US Food and Drug Administration has approved a birth control pill Lybrel which could stop a womans monthly menstrual cycle. ANI

Obese patients at increased risk of severe asthma attacks
A new study has found that obese patients with asthma are more likely to have severe asthma when compared to those who are not overweight. ANI

Aspirin may help to treat colon cancer
A new study has found how medical science could employ aspirin and new aspirin-like drugs for use in preventing colon cancer in certain high-risk individuals. ANI

Amnesty demands inquiry into Karachi violence
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) has sent letters to the Pakistan and Sindh Governments, asking them to institute an independent inquiry into the May 12 killings in Karachi and mete out exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of the crime. ANI

High-fat and sugar diet severely damage liver and other vital organs
A new study has shown the severe repercussions of high-fat food combined with sugar-sweetened high fructose corn syrup diet and a sedentary lifestyle, on liver and other vital organs. ANI

Prenatal exposure to smoking increases ADHD risk in children
Some expectant mothers who smoke during pregnancy may be exposing their baby to the risk of the attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry. ANI

Circadian clocks triggered chemical reactions may be behind jet lag
Scientists from Cornell University and Dartmouth University have explained the biological mechanism by which circadian clocks-a factor responsible for why people get sleepy at night and wake in the morning- sense light through a process that transfers energy from light to chemical reactions in cells, which may be behind jet lag, mental illness, and even some forms of cancer in humans. ANI

Kids prefer daddy in the driving seat, but mums are still safer
Women have had to put up with men who criticise they way they drive, but now it seems that their kids have joined the bandwagon too. ANI

Treasure trove of previously unknown aquatic insects discovered in Thailand
A University of Missouri-Columbia researcher has found a treasure-trove of previously unknown aquatic insects in Thailand, who have a reputation for giving a nasty bite. ANI

Talking with Taliban, Opposition maybe necessary to ensure Afghanistans stability: Musharraf
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that talks with the Taliban and other opposition may be necessary to bring stability to Afghanistan. ANI

May 12 Karachi violence, a pre-planned plot, says MMA chief
The violence in Karachi on May 12 was pre-planned and stage managed, claimed Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Maulana Fazlur Rehman. ANI

Gamma Ray Bursts active much longer than previously thought
New observations by NASAs Swift satellite has revealed that energetic bursts seen after gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are not hiccups, but a continuation of the burst itself. ANI

Genes associated with development of limbs more primitive than earlier believed
A new study by a University of Chicago researcher has revealed that fish possessed the genes associated with helping to grow hands and feet (autopods) much before animals with limbs (tetrapods) came onto the scene about 365 million years ago. ANI

Jangl Upgrades a Billion Phones Instantly, Adds Ability to Call Anyone Online, Worldwide, Anytime
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ExxonMobil Issues 2006 Corporate Citizenship Report
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Government of Greenland and Alcoa to Study Feasibility of Constructing Hydro-Powered Aluminum Smelter
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EatecNetX Selected by Largest Travel Caterer in Canada
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Malaysia's Best Honoured at the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards
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General Physics Corporation Presents at Learning World 2007 Training Conference in Hong Kong
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