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October 4, 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 4, 2010

Indian student goes missing in Sydney
Australian police have appealed for help to find an Indian engineering student, who disappeared from his northwest Sydney home just months after arriving in the country. ANI

Brisbane cops to return to duty after nude buck's party prank
The six Australian cops, who were seen by members of the public running around naked during a bucks party last year, have been allowed to return to their duties. ANI

Afghanistan 'bans eight private security firms'
Afghanistan has reportedly announced a formal ban on eight private security companies. ANI

Brit primary school staff to get English lessons to rid them of their slang
Primary school staff in Britain are to be given English lessons because their accents, poor grammar and use of slang are hampering the education of pupils. ANI

Document provides proof of French Nazi leader's anti-Semitism: Expert
Renowned Holocaust historian Serge Klarsfeld has said that a recently uncovered 1940 document provides written proof of the personal involvement of Nazi-occupied Frances wartime leader in persecuting Jews. ANI

Chile builds 'cells' to help trapped 33 miners cope
Amid hopes of bringing 33 trapped miners to the surface before the end of the month, Chilean officials have begun building a field hospital at the San Jose mine. ANI

Lithuanian firm to open resort in Maldives run exclusively by blonds
A Lithuanian company has revealed that it has plans of creating a resort in the Maldives that will be run solely by blonds. ANI

US justified in striking on Pak soil due to its dual policy towards Taliban: Pak editorial
An editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper has backed the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)s decision to carry out cross-border helicopter attacks from Afghanistan to target militants in Pakistan. ANI

North Korea plans heir apparent Kim Jong-un military parade
North Korea is planning a major military parade and a series of war games to mark the emergence of Kim Jong-ils third son as its next leader, South Koreas defence minister has confirmed. ANI

Lauding Tucson schools for introducing yoga, Hindus urge all USA schools to launch yoga
Hindus have strongly criticized the advertising campaign in Switzerland reportedly likening Roma migrants to rats and thieves, calling it racist and xenophobic. ANI

Cops make hay in Pak's biggest-ever 'scotch-for-hooch liquor scam'
The biggest-ever liquor scam in Pakistans history has taken a new turn following the disclosure that the actual number of bottles seized in the raid may have been over 42,000 instead of 26,277 claimed by Islamabad Police. ANI

Anti-Islam Dutch lawmaker put on trial for inciting racial hatred
Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders has been put on trial on charges of inciting racial hatred against Muslims. ANI

Family of imam championing 9/11 mosque got terror threats
Daisy Khan, the wife of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who plans to build the Ground Zero mosque, says her family had sought help from New York police after receiving terrorizing telephone calls. ANI

Former PM Winston Churchill makes it to UK pop charts
Winston Churchill whose rousing speeches feature in Reach For The Skies, a hit album by the Central Band Of The RAF has become the first ever British Prime Minister to enter the UK pop charts. ANI

Obama actively monitoring al-Qaeda's Mumbai-style terror attack plot on Europe
US President Barack Obama had reportedly met the national security team on Friday to discuss the security concerns related to the Mumbai-style terror attack plot by the al-Qaeda on Europe. ANI

Unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history
A new study has suggested that recently unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history-as they are believed to be the original home of the Aryans. ANI

Times Square's Naked Cowboy running for president
The Naked Cowboy, Times Squares brief-wearing busker, is going to be a competitor for Barack Obama in the next presidential elections-as he is running for Americas highest public office. ANI

1 Malaysian programme addresses 600 Indian cases in a day
A one-day programme to resolve the woes of the Indian community, addressed more than 600 cases within four hours on Sunday at Sungai Pelek in Malaysia. ANI

Michelle Obama's designer shuts shop
Kai Milla, Michelle Obamas designer, has apparently shut shop and the cash-strapped business has failed to pay vendors for months, sources claim. ANI

Office love triangle break-up cost Oz businessman 40k dlrs
Breaking up with two employees has cost an Aussie businessman a whopping 40,000 dollars, after the girls he was dating used company money to buy themselves cars. ANI

Ex-Manhattan madam who served Eliot Spitzer loses Brazil election
Andreia Schwartz, Emperors Club madam who set up former Governor Eliot Spitzer with a string of prostitutes, has lost in the Brazil election. ANI

Strained ties between Malik, IGP behind Islamabad's spiralling crime graph
Increasing tension between the Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik and Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem Imam is reportedly affecting the performance of police personnel in the countrys capital. ANI

Adapt the 'LOVE' formula to deal with alcohol abusers
Your partner gets drunk with colleagues several times a week, manages to upset friends, family and you when hes tipsy and you hate the way he never seems to know when to stop drinking-if youve found yourself asking questions like this-youre not alone. ANI

Pak Taliban claim attacks on NATO supply convoys in Pakistan
The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the attack on an oil depot close to Islamabad in which at least six people were killed and 27 NATO tankers were set on fire. ANI

Brit Muslim woman sacked for refusing to wear burka wins 'sexual, religious discrimination' case
An industrial tribunal looking into the matter of a British Muslim woman, who was awarded over 13,500 pound after being sacked for refusing to wear a headscarf or burka at the estate agency where she worked, has ruled that she had been a victim of sexual and religious discrimination and that she would not have to behave in a way described by her employer. ANI

Pak will follow own timeline for anti-terror actions, says Pak envoy to US
Pakistans Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has said his country would not allow any foreign troops on its soil, and would follow its own timeline for anti-terror actions inside the country. ANI

Pak govt. faces no threat from army, judiciary: Law Minister
Pakistan Law Minister Babar Awan has said that the army and judiciary pose no threat to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led coalition government. ANI

Al-Qaeda, Pak Taliban planning to abduct Lebanese ambassador: Pak intelligence report
Pakistani intelligence agencies have revealed that Al-Qaeda and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have plans to abduct the Lebanese ambassador and other senior diplomats from Islamabad. ANI

Brit team sets world record of 1,527 miles in car on one fuel tank
A Brit team has set a world record by covering 1,527 miles in a family car on one tank of fuel. ANI

BA jet makes emergency landing following faulty door scare
A British Airways jet heading to New York reportedly made an emergency landing after a light in the cockpit indicated there was a problem with one of the doors. ANI

Mullen says US-Pak will 'work way through' killer drone strike tension
US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen, has said that the US and Pakistan could resolve the issues that led to the closure of a key supply route for American and NATO forces in Afghanistan. ANI

World record for human mattress dominoes broken by 400 Brits
Britain may now be the new holder of the world record for human mattress dominoes, after 400 people took part in the event. ANI

Qaida's Mumbai-style attack plot could have been hatched in Rochdale: Brit intelligence experts
British intelligence experts have claimed that an al-Qaida plot to launch Mumbai-style terror attacks across Europe, could have been hatched in Rochdale. ANI

Kazakhs competing to prove Genghis Khan descent
As Kazakhstan wakes up to a new prestige post the countrys former aristocracy, thousands of Kazakhs are competing to prove their descent from feared warlord Genghis Khan. ANI

Energy drinks 'just a waste of money', says expert
All those who are spending money on those energy sports drinks are just wasting their money-as they just end up consuming lots of extra calories, warns an expert. ANI

How to cure baldness and banish onion breath per the 1856 Victorians' bible
Curing baldness doesnt need a visit to a dermatologist anymore, as a nearly 150-year-old Victorians domestic bible is back to help you. ANI

Oz Catholic teacher jailed for 10 yrs for raping, molesting 13 students
A Catholic primary school teacher in Australia who raped and performed indecent acts on 13 students aged nine and ten, has been sentenced to ten years jail though he could be let out in six. ANI

First pictures of the secret kingdom of Tibet taken in 1903 up for grabs
A number of pictures of the secret kingdom of Tibet that were taken in 1903 during a British Mission to the country has come to light for the first time and are to be auctioned off. ANI

Experts liken Ground Zero mosque design to Superman's HQ
Futuristic designs for an Islamic centre and mosque near the site of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, have been reportedly likened to the Fortress of Solitude, the crystalline headquarters of Superman depicted in comic books, by experts. ANI

Five things you didn't know about Obama as President
A new portrait of US President Barack Obama that has emerged collectively from three books on his presidency reveals less-known secrets of the Obama administration. ANI

Brit-Indian trainee pilot killed in US plane crash
Jaskinder Samra, an Indian origin British trainee pilot, has been killed after a rented plane ran out of fuel mid-air and crashed in Murray County of Georgia in the United States. ANI

Ready to take 'difficult decisions' against NRO beneficiaries in national interest: Gilani
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led coalition government is ready to take difficult decisions in the larger interest of the nation, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said in response to a question regarding an in-house change. ANI

Next Glastonbury Festival tickets sell out within four hours
All tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2011 have sold out in just over four hours after going on sale. ANI

Musharraf will not be invited to join PML alliance: PML Secretary General
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf will not be invited to join the alliance of Pakistan Muslim League (PML) factions, PML Secretary General Humayun Akhtar has said. ANI

US close to unveiling flying car as Iran reveals hybrid flying boat squadron
Two major superpowers - US and Iran - have been involved in building flying hybrid vehicles presumably for patrol and reconnaissance. ANI

White House gatecrashers Salahis' sari sells for $7K at auction
Michaele and Tareq Salahi are still reaping benefits of their infamous gate crash last year at the Whitehouse dinner party - the couple has auctioned the sari Michaele wore for a whopping 7,000 dollars. ANI

Pak Taliban kill three 'US spies' in North Waziristan
Three men have been allegedly killed by the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in North Waziristan, apparently in retaliation for the recent US drone strikes in the area. ANI

All work and no play taking fun out of Brit men's lives
It seems fun has taken a backseat for Brit men as work takes a toll on them ANI

Berlusconi provokes Vatican ire after cracking Jewish holocaust joke
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi is known to often put his foot in his mouth, and this time he has provoked outrage after an ill-judged joke about Jews and the Holocaust. ANI

Six people killed, 27 NATO tankers set on fire by militants in Pakistan
At least six people were killed and 27 NATO tankers were set on fire during an attack by suspected militants on an oil depot close to Islamabad. ANI

UK joins US in warning tourists against Mumbai-type terror attacks in Europe
Britain has reportedly joined the U.S. in warning tourists to remain vigilant amid fears of al-Qaedas commando-style attacks in Europe following a series of terror alerts. ANI

NATO-led ISAF apologises to Pak over cross-border helicopter attack
The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan has reportedly apologised to Pakistan over last Thursdays cross-border helicopter attack, which allegedly killed three soldiers and injured three others. ANI

Not French, English is the new language of diplomacy in Europe
Gone are the days when French used to be the language of diplomacy in Europe - now, English has taken the top spot, with 66percent Europeans who can now speak the language - according to a survey. ANI

Dow Wolff Cellulosics Unveils “FYI: Formulation Yields Innovation”, a Groundbreaking Initiative Focusing on the Role of Excipient Design and Formulation in Addressing Key Market Needs
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World’s Leading Entertainment and Sports Agency Creative Artists Agency Forms Strategic Partnership with TPG Capital
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Former Iranian Consul in Oslo, Mohammad Reza Heydari to Al Aan TV: Iran's Foreign Policy Aims at Creating Conflicts within Arab Countries and around the World
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The Nielsen Company Prices Offering of $750 Million Senior Notes
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MAC Cosmetics Promotes Karen Buglisi to Global Brand President
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Tesla Initiates Voluntary Recall After Single Customer Incident
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Alcoa Launches Fifth Annual Worldwide Month of Service
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SICPA Awarded California Contract to Implement Counterfeit-resistant Cigarette Tax Stamp-Based Tracking Solution
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Gemalto Delivers Enrollment Solution for Benin’s Upcoming Presidential Elections
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Carbon Conservation and APP Introduce the World’s First Pulpwood Plantation to Carbon Reserve REDD-Plus Initiative
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ITA Names Stephen Christopher as New Member of Its Board of Directors
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New Data for Erbitux in Prevalent Cancers to Be Revealed at ESMO
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