October 12, 2010
Andhra Pradesh ~ India ~ International ~ City ~ Entertainment ~ Business ~ Sports ~ Technology ~ Health ~ Features
Commonwealth Games ~ Nobel Prizes ~ Kim Jong-il ~ Hamid Karzai ~ Ed Miliband ~ Tony Abbott ~ Kathleen Sebelius ~ US Elections ~ Other International News
Home / International News / 2010 / October
October 12, 2010

Top News

144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Trinamool accuses CPI (M), police of harassing and arresting party workers

Airline captain dies while flying plane from Philippines to Qatar

Russell Brand and Katy Perry want their wedding to be 'normal'

Foreign investors eyeing India to avoid West's economic doldrums

Anjali Tendulkar expresses happiness over Sachin's double century against Australia

Yoga may have the power to fight fibromyalgia

Watermelon effectively lowers BP

International News for October 12, 2010

India elected non-permanent member of UNSC
India was elected a non-permanent member at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) here on Tuesday after a long wait of 19 years. ANI

Acupuncture ends Brit couple's three-year wait for baby
A woman in Britain has revealed how after waiting three-years to conceive and considering IVF she became pregnant with the help of acupuncture. ANI

'Corrupt' politicians in President's House threatening Pak democracy: Rana Sanaullah
A corrupt tola (corrupt group) of politicians in the Presidents House is posing a real threat to democracy in the country, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has stated. ANI

India ranks very low on Global Gender Gap report
India is ranked at 112 out of total 134 listed countries in the Global Gender Gap Report issued by World Economic Forum. ANI

Brit stripper set to expose exploits of lapdancing club
A stripper in Britain, who earned 200,000 pounds a year at Stringfellows, is set to expose the way the club exploits its lapdancers. ANI

US aid workers in Pak under threat of terrorist attacks over Stars and Stripes logo: Charities
Eleven charities have written a letter to the US, warning that the aid workers in Pakistan might face terrorist attacks if it does not back down on a policy that requires them to use a Stars and Stripes logo on American-funded assistance. ANI

Brit girl, 7, risks brain damage if she eats any protein
A young British girl, who suffers from a rare condition, faces the risk of brain damage if she eats anything that has protein in it. ANI

Brit school bans fountain pens as they 'stop pupils from getting results'
The head of a school in Britain has warned students not to write with a fountain pen, as he fears they might be marked down in exams. ANI

Naked woman in Oz was 'drink driving' when her van crashed
A woman in Australia was found naked and allegedly under the influence of alcohol when her van crashed. ANI

Chileans see mine rescue as 'rebirth' for 'forgotten' country
As the two month ordeal of Chiles 33 trapped miners comes to an end, many are seeing the entire rescue act as a rebirth for the South American country. ANI

HRCP calls for open judicial inquiry into alleged inhuman torture of prisoners
Expressing outrage at the inhuman torture and humiliation of several death row prisoners at the Toba Tek Singh District Prison, as well as official indifference to demands for an inquiry in this regard, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called for an open judicial inquiry to thoroughly probe the matter. ANI

'Floods won't distract Pak from campaign against terror': Gilani
The flood calamity will not distract the Pakistan government from pursuing its campaign against terrorism and extremism, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has stated. ANI

Oct 13 will come and go without any bad incident over NRO review hearing: Gilani
In the wake of Pakistan Supreme Courts decision to start the hearing on the pending National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) review petition on October 13, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that there is no clash between the government and the judiciary, and that nothing bad will take place on that day. ANI

NA body threatens to resign en masse if PCB boss btt does not quit within '24 hours'
Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports have threatened to resign en masse, if Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz b*tt does not step down within 24 hours. ANI

Malaysia's AirAsia wins TTG best Asian low-cost carrier award
Malaysias low-cost airline AirAsia has been named the best Asian low-cost carrier by TTG, Asia Pacifics leading travel news publisher. ANI

Musharraf had coup plans since becoming COAS in '98: Ex Pak Army Chief
Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf had plans to topple the Pakistan government ever since his inception as Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) in 1998, retired general Ziauddin b*tt has revealed. ANI

Hindus laud Vatican for inviting Muslims, Jew, and women in Synod of Bishops
Hindus have lauded Vatican for inviting Islamic and Jewish leaders and women to participate in the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East, which began at Vatican City on October ten. ANI

Americans think sleeping with boss translates to better job
A survey has found the quickest way to climb the ladder of success - sleep with your boss. ANI

'Talented' Kiwis eying 'India-race-slur' TV host Henry's post
Barely two days after the Television New Zealand controversial host Paul Henry resigned over his racial comments against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the countrys Indian-origin Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand, a number of people interested in his job have reportedly started calling the organisation to apply for the post. ANI

Juan Rodriguez may not win $1m for streaking in front of Obama
Staten Island man Juan Rodriguez, who streaked in front of President Obama in a wacky 1 million-dollar dare, may be in for a surprise. ANI

6 months later, McDonald's happy meal 'turns into plastic'
Manhattan artist Sally Davies bought a McDonalds happy meal six months ago on April 10 of this year, and has photographed it everyday - and six months later, the meal shows almost no signs of decomposing. ANI

Oz women high on weight and work, but low on sex: Survey
Women in Australia are overweight, overworked and when it comes to leisure time they report just 30 minutes a day, according to a new poll. ANI

Militants destroy another girls school in NW Pakistan
Another girls school was destroyed in the Mohmand tribal area of northwest Pakistan, after unidentified militants detonated it with explosives, local media reported citing official sources. ANI

Majority of American women view Obama's economic policies a 'failure': Poll
A majority of American women view President Barack Obama administration as a failure as far as the health care reform and the economic stimulus package are concerned, according to a new poll conducted by Kellyanne Conway for The Kitchen Cabinet, a conservative womens group. ANI

NATO endorses Afghan govt's bid for peace accord with Taliban
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has endorsed the Afghan governments attempt to strike a peace accord with the Taliban rebels to end a war, which is now in its tenth year, a news channel has reported. ANI

Queensland cops' brutality towards tourists revealed in video released by Oz police
Australian police have released disturbing video footage of a senior officers assaults on aalleged offenders at Airlie Beach police station, a day after he was sentenced to jail over the incident. ANI

Name your son Michael, David or John to give him a head start in the world
Want to give your son the best chance of success in life? Well, be careful while picking his name. ANI

SHC reserves judgment on Musharraf treason trial till Oct 14
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has reserved its judgment for two days over a petition seeking to initiate a high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf. ANI

Acupuncture ends Brit couple's three-year wait for baby
A woman in Britain has revealed how after waiting three-years to conceive and considering IVF she became pregnant with the help of acupuncture. ANI

'Corrupt' politicians in President's House threatening Pak democracy: Rana Sanaullah
A corrupt tola (corrupt group) of politicians in the Presidents House is posing a real threat to democracy in the country, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has stated. ANI

India ranks very low on Global Gender Gap report
India is ranked at 112 out of total 134 listed countries in the Global Gender Gap Report issued by World Economic Forum. ANI

Brit stripper set to expose exploits of lapdancing club
A stripper in Britain, who earned 200,000 pounds a year at Stringfellows, is set to expose the way the club exploits its lapdancers. ANI

US aid workers in Pak under threat of terrorist attacks over Stars and Stripes logo: Charities
Eleven charities have written a letter to the US, warning that the aid workers in Pakistan might face terrorist attacks if it does not back down on a policy that requires them to use a Stars and Stripes logo on American-funded assistance. ANI

Brit girl, 7, risks brain damage if she eats any protein
A young British girl, who suffers from a rare condition, faces the risk of brain damage if she eats anything that has protein in it. ANI

Brit school bans fountain pens as they 'stop pupils from getting results'
The head of a school in Britain has warned students not to write with a fountain pen, as he fears they might be marked down in exams. ANI

Naked woman in Oz was 'drink driving' when her van crashed
A woman in Australia was found naked and allegedly under the influence of alcohol when her van crashed. ANI

Chileans see mine rescue as 'rebirth' for 'forgotten' country
As the two month ordeal of Chiles 33 trapped miners comes to an end, many are seeing the entire rescue act as a rebirth for the South American country. ANI

HRCP calls for open judicial inquiry into alleged inhuman torture of prisoners
Expressing outrage at the inhuman torture and humiliation of several death row prisoners at the Toba Tek Singh District Prison, as well as official indifference to demands for an inquiry in this regard, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called for an open judicial inquiry to thoroughly probe the matter. ANI

'Floods won't distract Pak from campaign against terror': Gilani
The flood calamity will not distract the Pakistan government from pursuing its campaign against terrorism and extremism, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has stated. ANI

Oct 13 will come and go without any bad incident over NRO review hearing: Gilani
In the wake of Pakistan Supreme Courts decision to start the hearing on the pending National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) review petition on October 13, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that there is no clash between the government and the judiciary, and that nothing bad will take place on that day. ANI

NA body threatens to resign en masse if PCB boss btt does not quit within '24 hours'
Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports have threatened to resign en masse, if Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz b*tt does not step down within 24 hours. ANI

Malaysia's AirAsia wins TTG best Asian low-cost carrier award
Malaysias low-cost airline AirAsia has been named the best Asian low-cost carrier by TTG, Asia Pacifics leading travel news publisher. ANI

Musharraf had coup plans since becoming COAS in '98: Ex Pak Army Chief
Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf had plans to topple the Pakistan government ever since his inception as Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) in 1998, retired general Ziauddin b*tt has revealed. ANI

Hindus laud Vatican for inviting Muslims, Jew, and women in Synod of Bishops
Hindus have lauded Vatican for inviting Islamic and Jewish leaders and women to participate in the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East, which began at Vatican City on October ten. ANI

Americans think sleeping with boss translates to better job
A survey has found the quickest way to climb the ladder of success - sleep with your boss. ANI

'Talented' Kiwis eying 'India-race-slur' TV host Henry's post
Barely two days after the Television New Zealand controversial host Paul Henry resigned over his racial comments against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the countrys Indian-origin Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand, a number of people interested in his job have reportedly started calling the organisation to apply for the post. ANI

Juan Rodriguez may not win $1m for streaking in front of Obama
Staten Island man Juan Rodriguez, who streaked in front of President Obama in a wacky 1 million-dollar dare, may be in for a surprise. ANI

6 months later, McDonald's happy meal 'turns into plastic'
Manhattan artist Sally Davies bought a McDonalds happy meal six months ago on April 10 of this year, and has photographed it everyday - and six months later, the meal shows almost no signs of decomposing. ANI

Oz women high on weight and work, but low on sex: Survey
Women in Australia are overweight, overworked and when it comes to leisure time they report just 30 minutes a day, according to a new poll. ANI

Militants destroy another girls school in NW Pakistan
Another girls school was destroyed in the Mohmand tribal area of northwest Pakistan, after unidentified militants detonated it with explosives, local media reported citing official sources. ANI

Majority of American women view Obama's economic policies a 'failure': Poll
A majority of American women view President Barack Obama administration as a failure as far as the health care reform and the economic stimulus package are concerned, according to a new poll conducted by Kellyanne Conway for The Kitchen Cabinet, a conservative womens group. ANI

NATO endorses Afghan govt's bid for peace accord with Taliban
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has endorsed the Afghan governments attempt to strike a peace accord with the Taliban rebels to end a war, which is now in its tenth year, a news channel has reported. ANI

Queensland cops' brutality towards tourists revealed in video released by Oz police
Australian police have released disturbing video footage of a senior officers assaults on aalleged offenders at Airlie Beach police station, a day after he was sentenced to jail over the incident. ANI

Name your son Michael, David or John to give him a head start in the world
Want to give your son the best chance of success in life? Well, be careful while picking his name. ANI

SHC reserves judgment on Musharraf treason trial till Oct 14
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has reserved its judgment for two days over a petition seeking to initiate a high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf. ANI

'Vampires' in US arrested for stabbing man who refused them blood
A couple in the US has been arrested after they stabbed a man for refusing to let them drink his blood. ANI

Teen in US beaten, called a 'terrorist' by classmates for being Muslim
A teenage Muslim boy in America has revealed how his life was made a living hell by four classmates, who called him a terrorist and beat him up every chance they got. ANI

Smart shopping key to happy shopping, says dream shopping job finalist
A Brisbane woman, who has become one of the finalists for the 100,000 pounds-a-year job to blog about shopping, has revealed that the key to happy shopping lies in smart shopping. ANI

Mandela never wanted to become South African President, says book
Nelson Mandela never wanted to become the South African President, his new book entitled Conversations with Myself has revealed. ANI

India asks ADMM Plus for cooperation to secure sea-lanes
Defence Minister AK Antony today called for adoption of cooperative approaches for ensuring the security of sea-lanes in the Asia-Pacific Region. ANI

'Won't allow uniformed people, political actors to play joke with Pak again': Zardari
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has stated that uniformed people played a joke with the country when they came into power, adding that they would no more be allowed to take Pakistans reins into their hands. ANI

Palin's 'dummy-run' on how to beat Obama in 2012 presidential race
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has publicly outlined what she sees as the themes for the next presidential elections, and laid down for potential Republican candidates what they should push for to counter US President Barack Obama. ANI

Infertile cancer sufferer becomes dad 14 years after freezing sperm
An infertile cancer sufferer has now become a father of a 14-month-old daughter, thanks to freezing his sperm 14 years ago before his chemotherapy. ANI

French finance minister claims women make better politicians than men
Frances finance minister Christine Lagarde has claimed that women make better politicians than men because they are not prisoners to their libido and testosterone. ANI

Blow-by-blow account of trapped Chilean miners' rescue plan
The Chilean authorities are reportedly making the final preparations for the rescue of 33 trapped miners who would be brought to the surface tonight after having spent over two months underground. ANI

Global warming 'the most successful pseudoscientific fraud ever': US physicist
An American professor has branded global warming as the greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud he has ever seen. ANI

Holbrooke warns against expecting too much from secret 'Taliban-Afghan govt' talks
The United States welcomes the Afghan reconciliation efforts but believes that the recent reports about secret talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government are exaggerated, Richard Holbrooke, US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, has said. ANI

500,000-year-old human remains show 'hunter-gatherers cared for elderly'
Scientists at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain have uncovered remains of the most elderly ancient human ever - 500,000-years-old - in Atapuerca, northern Spain, who was too old to hunt and fend for himself but was still a member of a family. ANI

Oz man jailed for 17 yrs after sexually abusing 6 girls, including daughters
An Australian man, who sexually abused six girls, four of whom were his daughters and two that he had raised as his own, has been sentenced to do just 17 years of jail time. ANI

'Obama's Wars' reveals US hard-talk on Pak's deadly double game in war on terror
US journalist Bob Woodwards book Obamas wars has made a volley of startling revelations, including hot pursuit by 3,000 US troops inside Pakistani territory from the Afghan side, Pakistani airbases still being used for drone attacks, US not trusting the ISI, Zardari stating to CIA chief that civilian deaths did not worry him at all, and US plans of bombing 150 camps inside Pakistan if there was another attack in American territory. ANI

Al-Qaeda calls for terror attack on crowded Washington restaurant at lunch hour
Al-Qaeda has called on American jihadis to carry out a terror attack on a crowded restaurant in Washington to massacre US government workers. ANI

Australia's most famous opera singer, Dame Joan Sutherland, dies aged 83
Australias most famous opera singer, Dame Joan Sutherland, passed away at her home in Switzerland aged 83.La Stupenda, as she was dubbed, was Australias most fabulous diva and one of the greatest sopranos of her, or any other, age, reports the Herald Sun. ANI

South Korean President expects Kim Jong-un to continue dynastic rule in North Korea
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has said that Kim Jong-ils third son, Kim Jong-un, is expected to continue the dynastic succession in North Korea. ANI

Saudi Arabia to freeze Sri Lankan recruitment over maid torture charges?
The Saudi Arabian National Recruitment Committee has urged the government to freeze hiring thousands of workers from Sri Lanka as soon as possible. ANI

Hero Group to create 200 call centre jobs in Scotland
Scotlands First Minister Alex Salmond has announced that 200 jobs are to be created at Indian-owned calls centres in the country during the next year. ANI

Second al-Qaeda magazine edition features 'proud to be US traitor's' testimony
The Al-Qaeda has released the second edition of their English-language magazine Inspire featuring a North Carolina man who says he is proud to be a traitor to America. ANI

PML-N files charge sheet against Musharraf, demands trial for treason
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has issued a 16-point charge sheet against former President Pervez Musharraf, demanding that the former president be brought back through Interpol and tried under Article 6 of the constitution, a TV channel has reported. ANI

Musharraf 'gives full marks' to 'sincere' Manmohan Singh for Kashmir solution efforts
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh deserves full marks for his sincere efforts to resolve the Kashmir issue and have peace with Pakistan, but is held back from taking a bold step over fears of domestic political backlash, former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said. ANI

Ex Oz premier bats for US-style presidential system
Former West Australian premier Geoff Gallop has said that Canberra might get a better Federal Parliament and superior ministers if it adopts an American-type system. ANI

Mitsubishi Electric Establishes Company to Coordinate Sales in India
Business Wire India

Afatinib (BIBW 2992*) Triples Progression Free Survival in Phase III Study in Lung Cancer Patients
Business Wire India

Results of a Randomized Phase II Study with Erbitux in Breast Cancer Highlighted in ESMO 2010 Presidential Symposium
Business Wire India

R. Scott Tobin Steps Down from All Positions at Health Discovery Corporation
Business Wire India

Real Weather Girls -- First Daily Programming App for Mobile Devices Launches on Apple Devices Today
Business Wire India

Yardi Australia Hires Industry Expert to Support Growing Client Demand
Business Wire India

KKR Acquires Chevron’s Stake in Colonial Pipeline
Business Wire India

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Celebrates Five Years of ISO/TS 16949:2002 Automotive Certification
Business Wire India

Dinos Online Shop Brings You Trendy Fashion Goods from Japan
Business Wire India

European Medicines Agency approves TWYNSTA® (telmisartan plus amlodipine) a new single pill combination that delivers powerful and consistent blood pressure reductions throughout 24 hours
Business Wire India

Bivio Networks Launches Data Retention System
Business Wire India

Suggested pages for your additional reading
AndhraNews.net on Facebook






© 2000-2017 AndhraNews.net. All Rights Reserved and are of their respective owners.
Disclaimer, Terms of Service & Privacy Policy | Contact Us