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October 11, 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 11, 2010

Pak's flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial
An editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper has urged the Pakistan government to revisit the strategic depth in its Afghanistan policy. ANI

Oksana names key witness in Mel Gibson domestic violence case
Mel Gibsons ex Oksana Grigorieva has apparently told Sheriffs deputies that there was another person present the night the actor allegedly assaulted her. ANI

More than 10pc of drivers sit in the wrong position: UK study
A UK survey has shown that more than 10 per cent of drivers sit in the wrong position for their car seatbelt to be effective in a head-on crash. ANI

Victorian police 'unskilled' to deal with violent, fatal confrontations
An Australian secret police report has exposed failed training methods that have left officers without the skills to defuse violent and potentially fatal confrontations. ANI

Brits 'likelier to eat fried tarantulas, sheeps' eyes' than other Europeans
A survey has found that Brits are more likely than other Europeans to try exotic foreign food such as fried tarantulas or sheeps eyes. ANI

Pregnant Penelope Cruz's younger sis plays body double
Penelope Cruzs lookalike younger sister Monika will be doing some of her sisters acts in the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie - On Stranger Tides. ANI

Looted goods from NATO trucks openly being sold in Pak markets
Looted goods from NATO supply convoys en route to military bases in Afghanistan, can be brought at cheap prices from a black market in Peshawar. ANI

Looted goods from NATO trucks openly being sold in Pak markets
Looted goods from NATO supply convoys en route to military bases in Afghanistan, can be brought at cheap prices from a black market in Peshawar. ANI

'Regan-heir' Palin speaks on her electability as US president in 2012
Fromer Alaska Governor Sarah Palin addressed questions about her own electability in the 2012 US presidential election by saying that critics also said Ronald Reagan couldnt win in 1980. ANI

Karzai confirms 'unofficial talks' with Taliba
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has confirmed that contact between the Taliban and his administration has been going on unofficially for quite some time to try to end the nine-year war. ANI

Pak editorial calls for PCB chief btt's resignation over mismanagement
The time has come for the whimsical and egotistical reign of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ijaz b*tt to come to an end, an editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper has said. ANI

Man streaks in front of Obama in quest of 1m dlrs prize on offer
Juan Rodriguez-who streaked in front of the US President Barack Obama in Philadelphia-did it for a prize of one million dollars kept by a Brit billionaire, it has emerged. ANI

Tickets to mingle with Michelle Obama outprice President Obama
She was recently named the most powerful woman in the world, and now the First Lady seems to be on her way to become more powerful than the US President. ANI

Sacha Harding's rugged looks make him 'manliest man in Britain'
Its official: Sacha Harding is Britains manliest man. ANI

Oz youngsters 'hit online pause btton to read books, watch movies'
According to a survey, Australian youngsters are cutting back on their online lives and taking out more time to read books, watch movies and visit art galleries. ANI

Tabloid blanked Ted Kennedy's sexcapades for gossip on Jackie Onassis
A book has claimed that a story involving late US Senator Ted Kennedy and a young woman, believed to be pregnant by him, was kept in the dark by a paper in return for stories on Jackie Kennedy Onassis and her kids. ANI

Malaysian Indian female Brit telly contestant caught running brothel
A Malaysian Indian woman, who threw a Come Dine With Me dinner party at her home, has been exposed for running a brothel. ANI

July 7 2005 London bombing inquests to begin
The inquests for the 52 people killed by four al-Qaeda-backed suicide bombers on three Underground trains and a bus in London on July 7, 2005 are due to start. ANI

Gilani advised to exercise powers or step down to save political career
Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has been advised by his close political aides to assert himself as a powerful leader or step aside to save his political career. ANI

Hamid Karzai calls reports of him being manic depressive rather funny
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has denied a report that he is manic depressive, describing it as rather funny. ANI

Hindus want urgent EU probe into allegations of secret Roma lists in France
Hindus have asked for a thorough probe by European Union (EU) into allegations that French police was keeping secret lists of Roma (Gypsies) and other travelling minorities in violation of ethnic profiling laws. ANI

'Pak delegation part of Taliban peace talks in Kabul'
A delegation from the Pakistan government, headed by former Interior Minister Aftab Ahmad Sherpao, is reportedly taking part in talks between the Hamid Karzai led-Afghanistan government and Taliban representatives in Kabul. ANI

Two prominent LTTE leaders missing after arrest in 2009, wives tell war panel
The wives of two prominent Tamil Tiger leaders in Sri Lanka have claimed that their husbands went missing right after they were arrested by the army last year. ANI

44pc of engaged couples demand 'prenups' before marriage: UK study
A new UK research has shown that almost half of young engaged couples are demanding pre-nuptial agreements before tying the knot. ANI

Malaysians have the most friends on their social networks: Study
A large-scale research project, which looks at online behaviour around the globe, has shown that Malaysians have most friends on their social networks, while Japanese users have the fewest. ANI

MQM to continue supporting 'French Revolution' in Pak: Altaf Hussain
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has said that his party would continue to support the French Revolution in the country until its finalization. ANI

Pak launches probe into 500 missing NATO vehicles
Pakistan has initiated a probe into the disappearance of 500 oil tankers and containers carrying supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan. ANI

5 mutinous trapped Chillean miners threatened to plot 'their own escape'
The 33 Chillean miners appear to have lost patience and unity among themselves after being trapped for almost two months underground, with reports claiming that a mutiny broke out when a group decided to find their own way out. ANI

'Kidnapping for ransom main source of Taliban's income'
The Taliban has reportedly changed its war strategy in Pakistans Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and has adopted a new approach of kidnappings for ransom and target killings. ANI

Most Britons have no idea when UK fruit and veg are in season
A new survey has revealed that most Britons have no idea when UK fruit and vegetable are in season, what traditional varieties are or even how they grow. ANI

500-yr-old rare Michelangelo painting 'found tucked behind a sofa'
Most art lovers would be overjoyed to find a rare, unfinished artwork of Michelangelos, but not when they find out that it was tucked behind a sofa for 27 years. ANI

Manhattan woman shares her bed with rodent pets!
For many, rats are not the first choice when it comes to keeping pets and they probably arent even the last. But Dianne Rochenski loves rats. ANI

China puts 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo's wife under house arrest
The wife of Liu Xiaobo, the winner of this years Nobel Peace Prize, has reportedly been put under house arrest in Beijing following her meeting with her husband on Sunday at the prison in north-eastern China where he is serving an 11-year sentence, according to a human rights group. ANI

Now, ears too can be used for airport security ID checks
A study has found that just like finger printing, passport photos and eye recognition, our ears too can be scanned at airports to prove our identity. ANI

Britain's biggest ever lottery winner yet to claim #113m prize
The winner or winners of Britains biggest lottery are yet to claim their more than 113 million pounds prize. ANI

Pak's secret nuclear weapons programme infuriating US
Pakistans secret nuclear weapons programme is reportedly infuriating the United States which is trying to cap worldwide stocks of fissile material. ANI

Scotland reclaims world porridge prize after chef uses innovative spoon
The title for the worlds best porridge has once again been won by Scotland after a chef used a double-backed spoon called a Spon, which he had invented. ANI

Victorian police' 'racist emails' unhelpful for country's image, warns Oz diplomat
The Australian High Commissioner to India, Peter Varghese, has warned that the racist email scandal involving Victorian police officers was unhelpful for the countrys image and will distract from steps being taken to improve the safety of foreign students. ANI

Mull of Kintyre, immortalised by Macca, on the market for 3m pounds
The country estate made famous in Sir Paul McCartneys Mull of Kintyre is on the market for 3 million pounds. ANI

Chilean miners 'must prepare to be henpecked at home'
Chilean miners, who are about to be rescued after months-long ordeal under ground, should prepare themselves to face another at home. former submarine commander who survived months under the sea has warned that the men could become involved in power tussles with their wives when they finally reach home. ANI

Conker Champion thanks 'kinetic energy theory' for his success
All it takes is a mathematical equation to win the World Conker Championships, the winner revealed yesterday. ANI

Armless man who plays piano with his toes wins 'China's Got Talent'
A Chinese armless pianist has won the Chinas Got Talent final in Shanghai. ANI

'India-racial-slur' shows TVNZ dumping 'ethics' for cras 'commercialism'
TVNZ TV host Paul Henrys racial comments against New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and his insult to the Indian-origin Governor-General in New Zealand, Sir Anand Satyanand, appears to be few examples of how the state owned channel is gradually focussing on becoming a commercially successful multimedia company, forgetting the real essence of the current affairs programme. ANI

Henry's resignation has closed sad and regrettable episode: Kiwi PM
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that the resignation of TVNZ presenter Paul Henry for his racist comments against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has closed a sad and regrettable episode. ANI

Foetus captured on film smiling at just 17 weeks
The scan of a 17 weeks old foetus appearing to give a smile implies that a baby can experience feelings such as happiness and pain much earlier in its development than previously thought. ANI

Indian-origin wife 'wanted to purify cheating hubby's ps by burning it'
A woman from Adelaide has said that she was just trying to save her troubled marriage by burning her cheating husbands p*s-when she snapped and burnt him so much that he died. ANI

NZ TV host's 'India-racism-slur' could affect FTA between two nations: Kiwi diplomat
Raga Dsilva, deputy chairman of the India New Zealand Business Council, has warned that the TVNZ presenter Paul Henrys racist comments against New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit could have a negative impact on negotiations for a free trade agreement between both the countries. ANI

Eight militants killed in US drone strike in North Waziristan
At least eight militants were killed in a US drone attack in the tribal belt of North Waziristan in Pakistan. ANI

NATO supplies resume through reopened Pak-Afghan border
NATO supply trucks and oil tankers have started crossing the Pakistan-Afghan border at Torkham after Islamabad agreed to open the crossing after an 11-day deadlock. ANI

World's 'luckiest baby' born on 10/10/10 at 10:10:10!
Born exactly on 10 October 2010 at 10:10:10, Niamh Bond is nothing less than a natures miracle. ANI

Melbourne 'vampire' wife drinks husband's blood 'as an expression of love'
Vampires are probably not mythical creatures anymore - Melbourne vampire Kriss Poison drinks her husbands blood as an expression of love. ANI

Musharraf backs negotiations with Taliban
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has stressed the need for talks with Taliban to end the conflict in the region. ANI

No 'govt pressure' behind 'India-racism-slur' TV host's 'resignation', says Kiwi PM
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that his government did not pressurise TVNZ presenter Paul Henry to resign, and added that he was happy that Henry made his own decision. ANI

Chilean miners decide to jointly write book to share profits equally
The trapped Chilean miners have decided to jointly write a book about the days spent trapped below the Atacama Desert following the mine collapse on August 5. ANI

Oz to take action against 15 more police officers over Indian racism scam
After sacking four officers and demoting one, the Australian authorites are all set to take action against 15 more Victorian police officers after a hearing for circulating racist email targeting Indians, in order to avoid a diplomatic row with New Delhi. ANI

Musharraf accuses India of supporting terrorist activities inside Pakistan
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has reportedly accused Indias external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), of supporting terrorist activities inside Pakistan. ANI

Moderate earthquake jolts Pakistan
An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Islamabad and the northwest region of the country early Monday morning. ANI

Aviation Capital Group Closes $600,000,000 Senior Notes Offering
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Masdar City Master Plan Review Provides Progress Update
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Early Tumor Shrinkage with 1st Line Erbitux Therapy Leads to Longest-Ever Median Survival in KRAS Wild-Type mCRC
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Dubai Customs Launches New Container Scanning System
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Alcoa Foundation Marks 10.10.10 with Surprise Community Grants
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Aetna Announces New Managing Director Appointments in Asia Pacific
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Sezmi and YTL to Deploy Wireless Hybrid TV Platform as Part of the Worldfs First Nationwide Wireless Quad-Play Service
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Surveys Highlight Advancing Confidence in Erbitux as Only Targeted Treatment to Increase Survival and Potential for Cure in Head and Neck Cancer
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FirstRain Now Available for Seeking Alpha Users
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ITA International Creates ITA Global Trust Company; Names Ian Phillips President
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