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May 25, 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 25, 2007

Bangladesh viewers unhappy with restriction on satellite TV channels
Tens of thousands of television viewers in Bangladesh are deprived of watching their favourite programmes, thanks to the army-backed interim government imposing restriction on a number satellite television channels. ANI

Chaudhry petitions adjourned till Monday
A 13-member full court of the Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhrys petitions till Monday. ANI

Elections on time, says Musharraf
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Friday said that elections in the country would be held in time and in accordance with the Constitution. ANI

Hippy culture still exercises a significant effect on Brit attitudes
An opinion poll conducted for Readers Digest, has said that the ethos of the drug-fuelled kaftan wearing hippy of 40 years ago still exercises a significant effect on British attitudes to this day. ANI

Essential tones of music rooted in human speech: Study
Duke University researchers have opined that the use of 12 tone intervals in the music of many human cultures is rooted in the physics of how our vocal anatomy produces speech. ANI

Pakistan, a dysfunctional state that could go up in flames in an instant: Haqqani
An expert on South Asian affairs has said that Pakistan might be having a powerful image abroad, but lacks the strength of an effective state at home. ANI

Thousands march and protest against Musharraf in Lahore
Thousands of lawyers, political activists, doctors, teachers, students, human rights activists, staged a demonstration before the Punjab Assembly on Thursday to express their solidarity with suspended Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. ANI

EU rules out FTA with Pakistan
The European Union has ruled out having a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Pakistan at this stage, but hinted at lifting a ban on Pakistan International Airlines fights to Europe. ANI

Mukhtar Mai quits her crisis centre in protest
Pakistan rape victim-turned women rights activist Mukhtar Mai has resigned as chairperson of her women crisis centre, alleging that the district administration does not want to make the facility operational and has been hindering its development. ANI

Why boys are better at maths than girls
A new study has found that the reason why boys are better at maths than girls. ANI

Smokers who have a say in how they quit more likely to kick the habit
A new study has found that smokers who have a say in how they quit are more likely to try kicking the habit, and are more successful. ANI

Millionaire MP Sarwars son involved in 850,000 pound money laundering scam
The son of millionaire Labour MP Mohammed Sarwar was yesterday convicted for his involvement in an 850,000 pound money laundering scam. ANI

Now, a starch cocktail to fuel your green car
A US researcher has discovered a cocktail of enzymes that converts starchy syrups into carbon dioxide and hydrogen, and the latter can be fed into a fuel cell to run an electric car, or even used in an ordinary combustion engine. ANI

UK drunk trio jailed for post-World Cup attack on Asian
British Police have jailed three drunkards for a racially motivated attack on an Asian man in the wake of Englands defeat by Portugal in last years World Cup. ANI

Sacrifices help strengthen a relationship
A recent research has shown that both small sacrifices, like doing the dishes for your partner, and big ones, like moving across the country for a new job he or she really wants, may help in improving the relationship. ANI

Sun bathing can reduce sperm count
A recent has shown that too much heat can decrease sperm count, and retard the surviving sperm. ANI

More human-like mouse model to steer cancer-causing genes hunt
Boffins have developed a more human-like mouse model of cancer that may assist the hunt for cancer-causing genes, and make the predictive value of laboratory drug testing better. ANI

We have broken the back of Al Qaeda: Pak army official
Director General of Pakistans Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Waheed Arshad has claimed of breaking the back of Al Qaeda along the Pak-Afghan border. ANI

Karachi violence was conspiracy to create further chaos: Musharraf
Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said the May 12 Karachi violence was a conspiracy to create further chaos over the prevailing judicial crisis in the country following the suspension of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. ANI

Anne Patterson set to be US new envoy to Pakistan
The US State Department has confirmed the appointment of Anne W Patterson as the countrys new Ambassador to Pakistan. ANI

UK bans Victoria Cross Gurkha hero
A Gurkha soldier, who won the coveted Victoria Cross (VC) by storming Japanese machine-gun positions during the Second World War alone, has been denied permission to live in Britain. ANI

Work on to make Hubbles successor repairable by robots in space
Hubbles successor, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) may be serviceable in space after all, NASA officials have said. ANI

Skeletal remains of European man found in Chinese tomb
The skeletal remains of a man of European origin have been discovered in a 1,400-year-old Chinese tomb. ANI

Indian documentary filmmaker wins suit against New York City
Rakesh Sharma, an Indian documentary filmmaker who was detained by the New York police two years ago for videotaping in the city, has won a legal battle against the American city after which restrictions on filming there have been lifted. ANI

Gen-next GM crops that can combat spread of glyphosate resistant weeds developed
Geneticists have created the next generation of transgenic crops by inserting a gene for herbicide resistance from a bacterium into plants. ANI

Only army can oust Musharraf from govt.: PML
Senior Pakistan Muslim League (PML) leader Kabir Ali Wasti has said that only the army can oust President General Pervez Musharraf from the government. ANI

Kasuri accuses India of non-cooperation in Anti-Terrorism Mechanism
Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri has accused India of not cooperating in Anti-Terrorism Mechanism adopted by the two countries for intelligence sharing. ANI

Nepal eight-party meeting on poll dates tomorrow
A crucial Nepal eight-party meeting to decide fresh dates for the Constituent Assembly elections will be held here tomorrow. ANI

Scientists identify potential new breast cancer gene
US researchers say that they have identified a gene that needs to be investigated as a possible breast cancer gene in future studies. ANI

Now, an unique electrical stimulation device to restore mobility in stroke survivors
Scientists in New York City are using a unique electrical stimulation device that restores mobility in patients with foot drop, a partial leg paralysis that often afflicts stroke survivors. ANI

Definitive evidence that some dinos also swam
Palaeontologists from the Fundacion Patrimonio Paleontologico de La Rioja, La Rioja, Spain, claim to have found evidence of a swimming dinosaur in a 15 metre long underwater trackway in the countrys Cameros Basin. ANI

NASA software that may never let planes crash
NASA is developing an airplane technology that could literally give a whole new meaning to the term autopilot. ANI

Soon, a bioactive paper that can detect life threatening bacteria and viruses
Canadian researchers are developing a bioactive paper that can detect and deactivate life-threatening food, air, and water-borne bacteria and viruses, like E-coli, salmonella and SARS. ANI

Rockwell Automation to Acquire ICS Triplex, a Leading Process Control Safety Solutions Provider
Business Wire India

AVEA and mail2web.com Launches AVEA MobileOffice
Business Wire India

Angelina Jolie Wears emanuel ungaro to the World Premiere of ``Ocean's Thirteen''
Business Wire India

Ashmore Energy International Completes Acquisition of Indirect Controlling Interest in Power Distribution Business located in El Salvador, Distribuidora de Electricidad Del Sur, S.A. (''DelSur'') from PPL Corporation
Business Wire India

Brean Murray, Carret Analysts Honored by The WSJ in 2007 ''Best on the Street Analyst Survey''
Business Wire India

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