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October 1, 2010

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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 October 1, 2010

2010 Indonesia Train Crash
At least 25 people feared dead AndhraNews

Rahm Emanuel steps down as Chief of Staff
Pete Rouse named interim replacement AndhraNews

Indian man gets life for double murder in Australia
A 22-year-old Indian national has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a 20-year minimum term for murdering two Indian brothers over a rental bond dispute in Perth. ANI

Three female student 'suicide bombers' set to hit anti-Islamists in Pak: Report
Three female students of Jamia Hafsa in Pakistan have been trained to carry out suicide attacks on groups who are allegedly anti-Islamic or misguiding the people across the country, according to an intelligence agency report. ANI

'Failure of West leadership' behind troop pullout from Afghanistan: Musharraf
Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said that pressure to pullout western troops out of Afghanistan shows failure of leadership on the part of Britain and America. ANI

Chile miners' families demand 12 million dollars compensation
A suit has been filed by the families of trapped miners in Chile against the owner, demanding 12 million dollars as compensation. ANI

Dole pineapple heir sued for sexual harassment
Canadian singer Avril Lavignes ex-boyfriend Justin Murdock, who is heir to Dole pineapple, has been sued by a former employee over sexual harassment and even threatening her life. ANI

Peter Jackson blasts Oz Union calling for global actor boycott of 'Hobbit' film
The Hobbit producer Sir Peter Jackson has come out swinging against the Australian union calling for a world actors boycott of the New Zealand film. ANI

Violation of Pak's sovereignty unacceptable, Zardari warns US
Pakistan has warned the United States that any violation of his countrys sovereignty would be unacceptable. ANI

Schwarzenegger signs California Anti-Slavery Bill
Movie star-turned-California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new anti-slavery bill demanding the states major retailers and manufacturers fully disclose their efforts to stamp out illegal employment. ANI

Rapper Jean to run for Haiti presidency in 2015
Rapper Wyclef Jean is planning to run for president of Haiti in 2015. ANI

Prostitution trade in Pak on the rise under police 'protection'
The prostitution trade in Pakistan has been revealed to be on the rise with police and other law enforcement agencies not only keeping mum about it, but also protecting the culprits. ANI

Brit tot named after curry house after spicy dish triggers his birth
A British tot has been named after a curry house after a spicy dish his mom ate helped in speeding up her delivery. ANI

Costa Rica to have world's largest penthouse priced at $50m
The worlds largest penthouse, which has been listed for 50 million dollars, is being constructed in Costa Rica. ANI

'Tough talking' Munter confirmed as new US envoy to Pak
Veteran diplomat Dr Cameron Munter has been unanimously approved by the US Senate as the new US ambassador to Pakistan, where he has pledged ceaseless engagement to combat the countrys anti-American sentiment. ANI

Michelle Obama, Nick Jonas collaborate with Disney to promote healthy eating
Michelle Obama and Nick Jonas have teamed up with Disney to promote healthy eating. ANI

Eight Germans, two Brits behind Pak-based Mumbai-style terror threat to Europe
Eight Germans and two Brits are at the heart of the Al-Qaeda-linked terror plot against European cities, a Pakistani intelligence official has said. ANI

Now, Pak accuses India of giving birth to suicide bombings via LTTE in South Asia
Addressing the UN General Assembly, Pakistani delegate Amjad Hussain Sial has alleged that India had supported terrorist elements in neighbouring countries and also helped to set up the most lethal terrorist organisation, the Tamil Tigers, which introduced suicide bombings in the South Asian region. ANI

Oz man proposes to girlfriend with ad on realestate.com.au
An Aussie man sent a marriage proposal to his property manager girlfriend through an ad on realestate.com.au. ANI

Bob Dylan not swayed by Obama's charms
Most people are thrilled when they meet the President of the United States. But it seems Bob Dylan is not one of them. ANI

Zed urges fellow Hindus to educate Americans about Hinduism
Renowned Hindu statesman Rajan Zed is urging fellow Hindus to do a better job of educating Americans about Hinduism and remove misconceptions about it. ANI

Hindus want world to take water insecurity risk more seriously
Hindus want the worldwide risk of water insecurity to be taken seriously. ANI

Fears over terror attacks in KP in retaliation against NATO cross-border strikes
Fears are being expressed that the recent attacks by NATO and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Pakistani territory could invite a backlash in the shape of terror attacks across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. ANI

Hindus laud European Commission for showing guts in warning France over Roma issue
Hindus have applauded European Commission (EC) for reportedly warning France with action over Roma (Gypsy) deportations if it failed to adopt European Union rules of free movement by October 15. ANI

Phone number on cereal box connects callers to sex line in US
A phone number printed on boxes of Chad Ochocinco cereal directs callers to an explicit phone sex line instead of a childrens charity. ANI

Bottom pimple, pizza delivery just some of absurd calls to 000 in Australia
Making crank calls is one thing, but absurd calls asking for lifts home and pizza delivery to triple zero is another matter entirely. ANI

10 injured in UN rescue chopper's crash landing in flood-hit Pak district
At least 10 people received injuries, when a United Nations (UN) helicopter, having Pakistanis as well as foreigners on board, made a crash landing on water at Manchhar Lake in Pakistan due to a technical fault. ANI

Labour benefited from electoral fraud 'in Asian community' in general elections: Baroness Warsi
Baroness Warsi, Britains first female Muslim cabinet minister, has claimed that the Conservatives failed to win an overall majority at the general election because Labour stole three seats from the Tories based on electoral fraud, predominantly within the Asian community. ANI

Musharraf's 'style and candour' appeals to youth, says aide
Pakistans youth have been mesmerised by not only the style and candour of former president Pervez Musharraf, but also the fact that he speaks for the country and not for himself, an aide of Musharraf has said. ANI

Spanish academy starts YouTube campaign to 'crowd-read' classic Don Quixote
In a bid to promote Spains most famous novel Don Quixote, the Royal Spanish Academy has invited people around the world to record short chunks of the classic tome and upload them to YouTube. ANI

2010 Afghan opium production at 'lowest level' since 2003
Opium production this year in Afghanistan is at its lowest level since 2003, according to a United Nations report. ANI

Taliban says Karzai's peace council is impratical and doomed to fail
The Taliban have dubbed Afghanistan President Hamid Karzais High Peace Council failed and impractical and denied that its senior leaders were in contact with Kabul. ANI

US concerned over political developments in Pakistan
The Obama administration has reportedly expressed concern over recent developments taking place in Pakistans defence and political circles, following Thursdays early morning Predator strike that killed three Pakistani soldiers. ANI

'Red alert' around Hindu temples in Pak in wake of Babri mosque verdict
A large number of police personnel have been deployed at Hindu temples in Karachi, following the Allahabad High Courts announcement of verdict on the Babri mosque standoff in Ayodhya, sources said. ANI

Working fathers in Spain entitled to breastfeeding leave
Working fathers in Spain are now entitled to take breastfeeding leave everyday even if the mother of the child is not employed after a ruling by Europes top court. ANI

10 things men should never ask women
An author has come up with a list of 10 top dating tips to guide men on what they should never say to women. ANI

Malaysian-Indian Congress President Samy Vellu's 30-yr reign to end in January
After more than 30 years and 11 consecutive terms at the helm of the The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), S. Samy Vellu has declared that he would step down in January next year and hand over the presidency to his deputy G. Palanivel. ANI

Missing Indian millionaire's brothers to seek higher authority over Malaysian police's foul play
The brothers of missing Indian millionaire A. Muthuraja have said that would seek the assistance of higher international authorities to record their dissatisfaction with the Malaysian police. ANI

Pak politicians blast 'biased' Babri mosque judgment as 'terrible miscarriage of justice'
Political parties in Pakistan have strongly condemned the Allahabad High Court judgment on the Babri mosque standoff, terming it biased, prejudicial, sheer violation of human rights and a terrible miscarriage of justice. ANI

Pak Minister condemns 'one-sided' Babri mosque verdict for 'favouring Hindus'
Following the announcement of Ayodhya verdict by the Allahabad High Court, Pakistan Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi has called it a political verdict, which is totally in favour of the Hindu community. ANI

N.Korea, S. Korea military talks break down over 'The Cheonan' sinking controversy
The first military talks in two years between the North Korea and South Korea reportedly ended without progress on Thursday, as Pyongyang refused to apologize for the sinking of The Cheonan, an ROK warship. ANI

Canada anaesthetist accused of sexually assaulting 29 patients
A Toronto anaesthetist is said to have sexually assaulted 29 women under his care. ANI

Colourful penguins didn't don trademark black and white swimsuit 36m yrs ago
Newly discovered fossil feathers have revealed that the trademark black and white swimsuit of penguins came later in evolution-an evolutionary development that could have also made them better swimmers. ANI

Fall is best time to rejuvenate the skin
Fall months are the best time to rejuvenate and repair the harm done to the skin by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. ANI

China still a developing country, claims top legislator Wu Bangguo
A top Chinese legislator, Wu Bangguo, has claimed that despite achieving remarkable economic growth over the past 30 years, the country is still a developing one. ANI

US in talks with Pak for reopening NATO supply route following air strike standoff
The Pentagon has expressed hope that Pakistan would reopen the key supply route for US-led forces in Afghanistan, which was closed in retaliation against air strikes staged by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Pakistani territory. ANI

England to be most expensive place to earn a college degree
England is likely to become the most expensive place in the world to take a degree under plans to increase student tuition fees, according to research. ANI

Netherlands to ban burka, halve immigration: Anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders
The Netherlands will ban the burka and halve immigration under measures agreed in a pact to form a minority coalition government, according to Geert Wilders, the anti-Islam MP whose party is part of the deal. ANI

Chocolate diet helps morbidly obese US man lose 200lbs in 16 months!
An American man achieved an astonishing feat of losing 200 lbs in just 16 months - by eating chocolates. ANI

Obama meets freed US hiker Shourd
US President Barack Obama has met Sarah Shourd, the American hiker who was detained for more than a year in Iran. ANI

South Asians 'at twice the risk of heart attack after kidney transplant'
A new study has indicated that South Asian men and women have more than twice the risk of suffering a heart attack after a kidney transplant. ANI

Kerry phones Gilani after NATO cross-border strike
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has conveyed concern over the recent increase in US drone attacks and NATO helicopter strikes inside Pakistan to Senator John Kerry, when the latter made a telephone call to him. ANI

Romney, Palin clear leaders for 2012 GOP presidential primary
Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin are the clear leaders of the 2012 Republican presidential primary field, according to a new Gallup poll released Thursday. ANI

Aung San Suu Kyi will be released on November 13
Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be released in November just days after the first election there in two decades, officials say. ANI

27 NATO fuel tankers torched at Shikarpur day after ISAF air strike on Pak soldiers
A day after three Pakistani army men were reportedly killed in a cross-border ISAF air strike, over 27 oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan, and another three vehicles were torched in southern Pakistan, resulting in injuries to two men, after some unidentified assailants fired rockets at the convoy. ANI

Obama visit: An opportunity to give US-India strategic ties long-term framework: Menon
President Obamas upcoming visit to India presents an opportunity for both India and the United States to put into place a longer term framework in their strategic partnership, Indias National Security Advisor, Shivshankar Menon, has said here. ANI

Al Qaeda, 'Ilyas Kashmiri-led Brigade 313' planning to attack CWG in New Delhi?
Al Qaeda and a North Waziristan-based terrorist group Brigade 313 have reportedly prepared a plan to launch an attack on the 19th Commonwealth Games, which are due to be held in New Delhi from October 3 to 14. ANI

Now, 'bb job' gel that can increase your bust size by half a cup!
A 100ml tube of cream dubbed the b*b job in a bottle, that claims to increase a womans bust size by half a cup could well be the end of push-up bras, padding and expensive silicone implants. ANI

Singapore's Image as Gateway to Global Business Boosted by Recent International rankings
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Coverity Names Lexington Soft Pvt. Ltd. as Official Reseller
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Covidien plc to Report Fourth-Quarter Results on November 9, 2010
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Dresser Waukesha Wins Contract to Supply New 16V275GL+ Engines for Gas Compression at Horn River Basin Operations
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TRA Announces the First Emirati Candidate for the Radio Regulation Board Membership in the ITU
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Norkom Technologies hosts China’s Mr. Li Changchun and senior government delegation in global headquarters
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Hilton Hotels & Resorts Named Number One Hotel Brand in Japan for Fourth Consecutive Year
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Japanese Men's Fashion Brand Satisfaction Guaranteed, Boasting More Than 120,000 Fans* on Facebook Launches in Singapore
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mental images’s iray Renderer Incorporated into Autodesk 3ds Max Products
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The Nielsen Company Announces $500 Million Debt Offering
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AFP Wins Major Contract with EBS
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Future of Manufacturing Clear in Rio South Texas
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Derek van Eck, Principal and Director at Van Eck Associates Corporation, Dies
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SiliconBlue’s New Paradigm Breaks Through the Volume Barrier
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KISS and Roundtable Concepts Join Forces to Release the First Limited Edition KISS High Definition TVs
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Sapient to Present at William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference
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Zero-Bleed™ Becker® Control Valves from Dresser® Will Help the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi Russia Utilize Clean Fuel and Reduce Emissions
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Alcon Independent Director Committee Stands Firm in Commitment to Minority Shareholders
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Panasonic President Fumio Ohtsubo's Message at Panasonic 'eco ideas' Forum 2010 Will Be Streamed Live Online on October 6
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American Express® Introduces a Gift Card Created Especially for Diwali
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Strand Launches Subsidiary Strand Scientific Intelligence, Inc.
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