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November 27, 2009

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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

18 killed, several injured as bus falls into river in Bulandshahr

Pak's flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial

Ajay Devgan prays for success of his film in Ajmer

Pranab Mukherjee seeks more financial sector reforms

Australia asks CWG organizers for better treatment at closing ceremony

Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)

International News for November 27, 2009

Pak envoy to Kabul says India creating problems in anti-terror war
Pakistans Ambassador to Afghanistan, Muhammad Sadiq, on Friday accused India of creating problems in the global war on terror, instead of assisting effectively in anti-terror initiatives. ANI

The Queen provides the much needed glamour element to CHOGM
Now, who told French Presdent Nicholas Sarkozy to come here without his glamorous wife, Carla Bruni. In fact, most heads of government have arrived in this balmy Caribbean town without their spouses. ANI

So will they meet?
SMK and SMQ. Well they might, or then again, they might not. This is the question and that is the answer at every multilateral summit where India and Pakistan participate. ANI

India has taken careful note of IAEA resolution on Iran: Sources
Explaining its position on why it supported the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) resolution to prevent Iran from developing a uranium-enrichment facility in secrecy, official sources in the Indian delegation accompanying Prime MinisterManmohan Singh at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)here, said Friday that it did not mean that New Delhi approves, or thinks that a renewed punitive approach or imposing sanctions is theway to go forward on the issue. ANI

India votes against Iran nuclear program, Pakistan abstains
India on Friday supported the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN nuclear watchdogs governing bodys resolution that prevents Iran from developing a uranium-enrichment facility in secrecy. ANI

Pak Taliban regrouping in remote South Waziristan
Pakistan taliban are reportedly regrouping in remote areas of South Waziristan inspite of the Pakistan Armys offensive in area, which has so far claimed the lives of about 500 insurgents. ANI

US was set on engaging Saddam in a war, says ex-UK envoy
Former British ambassador to the United Nations, Sir Jeremy Greenstock, has told an official Iraq War inquiry here that America seemed determined to go to war with Saddam Hussein. ANI

Life prisoner complains over giving up pet!
Paul Brown, a murderer serving a life sentence, has claimed that his human rights are being violated after prison authorities did not allow him to keep his pet budgie with him. ANI

Now, a formula for parents looking for perfect Christmas toy for their kids!
A psychologist has come up with a novel idea for helping parents find out the perfect Christmas toy for their children - a mathematical formula. ANI

Airbrushed models blamed for women suffering low self-esteem
A new survey has revealed that airbrushed models are causing women to suffer from low self-esteem. ANI

Vietnamese man slept beside dead wife for 5 years
A Vietnamese man reportedly dug up his wifes corpse and slept besides it for five years as he wanted to hug her in bed. ANI

Brit jail offers inmates chance of a day out as top prize in Christmas raffle
A British jail is offering inmates the chance to win a day out of prison as top prize in their Christmas raffle, a move which has angered victim support groups. ANI

Diaspora determined to keep Indian culture, traditions alive in Trinidad
Interacting with the Indian Diaspora on the sidelines of the 21st Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here, the feeling that comes out is that they extremely proud and have fond memories of India, its culture and traditions, despite years and decades of living away from their motherland. ANI

Trinidads lone gurudwara to receive Gursharan Kaur
The lone Gurudwara Sahib in Trinidad and Tobago will have a distinguished visitor when Gursharan Kaur, the wife of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, visits the place on Friday, along with her daughter. ANI

Legal woes weakening Zardaris grip on power, diluting Paks war against extremism
With the Non-Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), which offered amnesty to President against any legal cases, now rendered defunct, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari may well find himself in deep trouble and eventually out of the Presidency. ANI

Pakistan, North Korea bigger threat than Iran: Medvedev
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that Iran is not as great a threat to global security as other nuclear-proliferating countries such as North Korea and Pakistan. ANI

Israeli minister in soup after horrible Obama administration jibe
Israels Sports and Culture Minister Limor Livnat has left the Netanyahu government red faced after calling the Obama administration horrible a day after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced that the security cabinet had approved a partial moratorium on building in the West Bank. ANI

Dreaded Stasi propaganda film shows 5-yr-old kids simulating war games
East Germanys secret police Stasis propaganda film made in 1977 shows children as young as five being made to simulate war games. ANI

Belle De Jour misses old life as a prostitute
A research scientist, who unveiled herself as the anonymous sex blogger Belle de Jour, says she misses her old life as a prostitute. ANI

British town in soup over new logo that looks like sperm
A new logo of a British town, which has a history of high levels of teen pregnancy, has been criticized as it apparently looks like sperm. ANI

Aussie boys more violent than American boys: Study
Australian boys are more aggressive and violent than their American counterparts, according to a new study. ANI

Pak senators table bill in Senate against forced detention by intelligence agencies
Senior Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) leaders have submitted a bill on missing persons to the Senate, blaming the state intelligence agencies for the mysterious disappearance of hundreds of persons. ANI

Terrorists feasting on fresh chicken, beef, eggs, and milk in Pak prisons!
Its not all that bad to be a prisoner in Pakistan, as one can enjoy sumptuous meals consisting chicken and farm fresh milk while in custody. ANI

Brown will not back Lankas bid to host Commonwealth summit
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that he will block Sri Lankas bid to host the next Commonwealth summit because of the conduct of its military campaign against the Tamil Tigers. ANI

Pupils suspended for Kick a Jew Day
Pupils at a school in Florida have been suspended after taking part in a Kick a Jew Day. ANI

Irish Roman Catholic archbishops covered up abuse to protect churchs reputation
Irish Roman Catholic archbishops and police covered up four decades of child sex abuse by priests in a conspiracy to protect the reputation of the church, The Telegraph quoted a report, as saying. ANI

China jails five underground church leaders
A Chinese court has sentenced five leaders of an underground Protestant church to jail terms of up to seven years. he sentences are some of the harshest in recent years against the members of so-called house churches - underground congregations that refuse to be sanctioned by the Communist partys Religious Affairs Bureau, The Telegraph reports. ANI

Gatecrashing Salahis did so at other presidential functions too!
Aspiring reality television stars Michael and Tareq Salahi, who gate crashed Barack Obamas White House state dinner for Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, may have attended other presidential events. ANI

LCCI suspends sending trade delegations to India till resumption of bilateral talks
Blaming India for tarnishing Pakistans international image, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has suspended the sending of all trade delegations to India till bilateral talks between the two countries resume. ANI

Bush, Blair signed blood deal to overthrow Saddam before Iraq war
To declare war on Iraq and overthrow Saddam Hussein regime, former British Prime Minster Tony Blair and ex-US President George W Bush might have secretly signed in blood a deal to overthrow Saddam a year before going to the war, according to a former senior diplomat. ANI

Brit, US officials were looking for smoking gun to justify Iraq invasion
British and American officials were desperately looking for a smoking gun that would justify their imminent invasion of Iraq, an official inquiry has heard. ANI

US Afghan troop surge would destabilise Balochistan: Gilani
As the US continues to ponder over whether to send more troops to Afghanistan to facilitate the war on terror or not, Pakistan has raised apprehensions over the expected massive surge in the neighbouring country, saying it could destabilise its border regions. ANI

`No request from Pakistan for a meeting, dialogue, says Krishna
External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna, who is accompanying the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on his visit to the United States and Trinidad and Tobago, has said that India would be more than willing to talk to Pakistan, but only after authorities in that country took concrete steps to bring the perpetrators of the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai to justice and dismantled the terrorist infrastructure on its soil. ANI

No talks with Taliban until it surrenders unconditionally: Malik
Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has rejected any possibility of holding talks with the Taliban , saying the extremists must lay down their arms unconditionally before any negotiations. ANI

Berlusconis estranged wife seeks €43m a year divorce deal
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconis estranged wife Veronica Lario has reportedly demanded just over 3.5 million euros a month (43 million euros a year) in maintenance as a part of their divorce settlement. ANI

Conciliatory Zardari directs PPP leaders to stop verbal attacks on MQM
Concerned by the verbal warfare between the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the party leaders to avoid giving statements against the MQM. ANI

Obamas State Dinner was magnifiscent, unforgettable experience: PM
Speaking informally with the media at a reception hosted for him and the Indian diaspora here last evening by the Indian High Commissioner, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said that his evening with the Obamas at the state dinner in Washington on November 24 was magnifiscent. ANI

India, the voice of developing nations on climate change: Saran
India is the voice of developing nations on the issue of climate change, said Shyam Saran, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for Climate Change. ANI

Government taking steps to widen educational opportunities for NRIs: PM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that his government is taking concrete steps to widen the scope of educational and business opportunities for both Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) as New Delhi is keen to tap the wellspring of Indian creativity and enterprise from around the world. ANI

Climate change trial run in Port of Spain
Commonwealth leaders from 53 member nations, mainly former British colonies begin their three-day summit here from today. ANI

International media parks itself in cruise liner for CHOGM summit
The Caribbean Princess is a little city in itself and is one of two cruise liners placed at the seafront not far from the Hyatt Hotel, the venue of this years 21st Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). ANI

Security tightened in Port of Spain ahead of UK Queens arrival
Britains Queen Elizabeth and members of her royal household are arriving here today to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). ANI

Manmohan Singh arrives in Trinidad for CHOGM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived on Thursday afternoon from Washington to attend the attend the three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here. ANI

Green Packet Establishes Strong Foothold in Eurasia with Three WiMAX Deals
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Leading Solar Cell Manufacturer Expands Production with SOLARIS
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Major European Regulatory Milestone in Cardiovascular Protection for MICARDIS® (telmisartan): Now Approved by the European Commission to Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular (CV) Morbidity in High CV Risk Patients
Business Wire India

Targeting Mobile Internet Market Lenovo to Acquire Mobile Handset Business
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