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May 4, 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 4, 2007

Diana very proud of Harrys Iraq tenure
Princess Dianas pal Rosa Monckton insists that the late Royal would be very proud of that her younger son Harry will be serving in Iraq. ANI

Pak scribes demand press freedom, condemn Pak govts suppressing actions
Journalists across Pakistan observed the International Press Freedom Day yesterday. They held demonstrations and criticised the steps taken by the federal government recently to suppress the media. ANI

Getting your tonsils removed may not be worth it!
A small study on adults from Finland, who have undergone tonsils surgery, has raised doubts on the long-term benefits of the operation. ANI

Benazir would have to join PML (Q) to ensure working ties with Musharraf: Shujaat Hussain
Pakistan Muslim League (PML)-Q Chief, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain today said that former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto would have to categorically state that she was joining hands with President General Pervez Musharraf if she wanted to have a working relationship with him. ANI

Common gene variant that doubles heart attack risk identified
Two studies have revealed that a common gene variant more than doubles the risk of heart attack in white people under the age of 60. ANI

Pak, Iran agree to speed up IPI project
Pakistan and Iran are learnt to have agreed to accelerate the pace of work on the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project. ANI

Fish, seafood diet protects the heart better than Olive Oil and nuts
When it comes to preventing heart disease, a new study has found that a diet rich in fish, seafood, and grains is better than a diet containing olive oil, nuts, and avocados. ANI

New research on yeast provides hope of longevity vitamin pills for humans
A new study has found that a cousin of niacin prolongs life-span in yeast, much like calorie restriction does in animals. The discovery has brought boffins a step closer to the possibility of finding a vitamin for longevity in humans. ANI

New study may help perfect diagnostic test for cerebral malaria
A new study may allow better understanding of cerebral malaria and may also provide a lead on how to perfect a diagnostic test for better patient care. ANI

Exercise, acupuncture may help relieve back and pelvic pain in pregnant women
Theres a bit of good news for expecting women. A new review has found that stretching exercises, special pillows and acupuncture could help relieve back and pelvic pain that often occur during pregnancy. ANI

BB admits she is in touch with Musharraf
Former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto has reportedly confirmed that she was holding talks with the Pakistan government. She also said that she would meet Nawaz Sharif in Dubai. ANI

Hasselhoff asked to be filmed when drunk!
Actor David Hasselhoff, who is said to have a drinking problem, asked that he be filmed when drunk so that he could see how he behaves when intoxicated. ANI

Topical honey can help treat diabetes sores
A study by a researcher at the University of Wisconsin (UW) has discovered that topical honey can heal diabetes sores completely. ANI

Alcohol ads increases adolescents urge to booze
Childrens exposure to alcohol advertising during early adolescence appears to influence both beer drinking and their intentions to drink a year later, according to a RAND Corporation study. ANI

Musharraf moving towards limbo clinging on to lame duck Bush: Nawaz Sharif
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that President Pervez Musharraf was losing ground by the day and that his US counterpart George Bushs support was also losing its significance because he (Bush) too was facing the same fate in America. ANI

UN resolutions on Kashmir have become obsolete
Former PoK president and leader of the All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Sardar Muhammad Abdul Qayyum Khan has reportedly said that the UN resolutions on Kashmir had become obsolete. ANI

The internet is creating lonely kids
The internet may have made the world a much smaller place, but for kids who are logged on to the net every second of their free time, its also making growing up a very lonely experience, a study reveals. ANI

Dispersed coral reef fish make their way home to spawn
Coral reef fish hatchlings dispersed by ocean currents are able to make their way back to their home reefs again to spawn, a new study conducted by an international team of Australian, French and American scientists has revealed. ANI

2-year old becomes youngest person to swim 50 meters unaided
Leah Robbins, a two-year-old has achieved the rare feat of being the youngest person to swim 50 meters unaided, an act usually accomplished by 6-year-olds. ANI

Astronomers finally catch glimpse of elusive solar ripples
The ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) has finally managed to catch a glimpse of the long sought oscillations, g-modes, on the Suns surface. ANI

Reagan administration let Pak go nuclear in return for support against Russians
A former CIA official has revealed that the Ronald Reagan administration allowed Pakistan to continue its nuclear programme because it needed Islamabads support to fight the Russians in Afghanistan. ANI

Bangladesh may sign up for trans-Asian railway link
The council of advisers in Bangladesh is expected to approve the signing of the UN-sponsored Trans-Asian Railway Network agreement on Saturday, which aims at boosting trade and tourism in the Asia-Pacific region. ANI

Bangladesh Nobel Laureate Yunus abandons plans to form political party
Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has decided to abandon plans for forming a political party after getting a lukewarm response from the people. ANI

Prachanda, Martin trade charges over verification of Maoist combatants
Maoist Chairman Prachanda has criticised UNMIN chief Ian Martin for saying that the Maoists had posed preconditions for allowing a second stage of personnel, arms and ammunition verification. ANI

Former Nepal Army chief Satchit SJB Rana dead
Former Nepal army chief and royal advisor Satchit SJB Rana died at a hosptal here on Friday morning. He was 74 and was suffering from cancer. ANI

Nitric oxide secret behind heart and pulmonary disease drug effectiveness
A new study has found that that specialised forms of nitric oxide called SNOs produced by the body may be the reason why specific drugs for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, such as heart failure or asthma, lose their effectiveness over time. ANI

Nepal leaders against petro price hike
Leaders of eight political parties have said that the price of petroleum products should not be increased before demonstrating reforms in the management of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) to the people at large. ANI

UK blocks 1.5 million-pound tsunami relief to Lanka over human rights abuses
Due to poor human rights conditions prevailing in Sri Lanka, which are blamed on government-backed forces, Britain has reportedly blocked debt relief to the tune of 1.5 million pounds to the Island nation. ANI

Nation-pride among Brits falling: Study
A new study conducted by the National Centre for Social Research has found that nation pride among the Britishers had fallen sharply over a generation. ANI

Mystery no more, Mercury has a molten core
Mercury has a fluid core and researchers came to know of it by using a simple test chefs often use to differentiate between a raw and a hard boiled egg. ANI

Presidential reference hearing against ex-Pak CJ deferred to May 9
The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) in Pakistan has said that it will hear the presidential reference against suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on May 9, after the latter challenged the governments move forconstituting a full court for the hearing the constitutional petition filed by him. ANI

80 pc of Brits never socialise with neighbours, 36 pc dont even know their names: Poll
A new poll conducted in London has found that Englishmen love to live in isolation and have absolutely no interest in socialising with their neighbours. ANI

WHO launches Nine Patient Safety Solutions
The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched Nine patient safety solutions to help reduce the toll of health care-related harm affecting millions of patients worldwide. ANI

Mars Rover finds evidence of ancient volcanic explosion on Red Planet
NASAs Mars Exploration Rover has found evidence of an ancient volcanic explosion at the rovers landing site in Gusev Crater on the Red Planet. ANI

Scientists make solar cells more efficient and affordable
University of New South Wales researchers have boosted the efficiency of solar cell technology, besides making it much cheaper for commercial use. ANI

Micron Technology Increases DDR2 Memory Performance with the Industry's Fastest Speed Grades
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UnitedAuto Announces Quarterly Dividend
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Callaway Golf Announces First Quarter 2007 Results
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Escalating Power Demand Provides Impetus for Growth in Southeast Asian Electricity Meters Market
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