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October 7, 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 7, 2010

8 killed, 38 injured in two Karachi suicide bomb blast(Lead: Karachi suicide)
At least eight persons were killed and over 38 persons were injured after two suicide bombers struck the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine here on Thursday evening. ANI

8 killed in Karachi shrine suicide bomb attack
At least eight people were killed at the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine in Karachi on Thursday in a suicide bomb attack. ANI

8 Nobel laureates say Indian, non-EU immigrant cap will deprive UK of talent
Eight Nobel prize-winning British scientists have warned the David Cameron government that its decision to impose a cap on Indian and other non-European Union immigrants will deprive the United Kingdom of talent, especially for its science and industry sectors. ANI

French magistrate to probe arms deal kickback with Pakistan
A French magistrate will probe allegations that a company set up with President Nicolas Sarkozys approval channelled money from arms deal commissions to fund political activities in France. ANI

Peru's Vargas Llosa wins 2010 Nobel Literature prize
Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa has won the 2010 Nobel prize for literature. ANI

Ex-hooker teacher offered $60k to pose nude for High Society mag
Ex-hooker Melissa Petro has been offered her yearly teachers salary - 60,000 dollars - to pose nude for High Society magazine. ANI

'Obama hunter' arrested for threatening to detonate bombs in New York
A 19-year-old American, once arrested for threatening to kill US President Barack Obama, has been arrested again for allegedly threatening to detonate bombs at transportation hubs in New York. ANI

US judge bars major witness from GITMO detainee's trial
A federal judge barred prosecutors on Wednesday from using a crucial witness in the first trial of a former Guantanamo detainee. ANI

Indian activists demand security for 'threatened' Pak artists participating in 'Bigg Boss'
Following threats from two Hindu organisations against Pakistani artists participating in a reality TV show in India, civil society activists there have asked the Indian and Maharashtra governments to provide security to the artists. ANI

Bizarre 'I like it on the floor' Breast Cancer Awareness campaign hits Facebook
Facebook status updates like I like it on the floor have left most puzzled, but it turns the out cryptic, suggestive phrases are just part of the latest campaign to raise the profile of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. ANI

Poudel fails to get elected as Nepal PM in eleventh round of polls
Nepali Congress parliamentary party president Ram Chandra Poudel failed to get elected as prime minister in the eleventh round of election at the legislature parliament in the Constituent a*sembly (CA) Hall at Naya Baneshwor on Thursday. ANI

Oz woman blames sex with 9-yr-old son on medication
An Australian woman, who had sex with her nine-year-old son, has blamed a cocktail of medication as being the cause of her incestuous behaviour. ANI

US hotel worker caught trying on guest's panties, high-heeled shoes
A hotel in the US is being sued by a female guest after she allegedly found a male worker trying on her panties, skirt and high-heeled shoes. ANI

Mukherjee asks global investors to participate in India's growth
Indias Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has called global investors to participate in the Indias growth, saying the country is poised to expand its growth by nine per cent. ANI

Women's chores don't get over until 10:30 pm
A new survey has revealed that Brit women do not put up their feet till the clock strikes 10:30 pm. ANI

Prince Charles 'wants to devote his life to protecting the environment'
The Prince of Wales has declared that he would devote the rest of his life to protecting the environment as the Defender of Nature. ANI

Husbands better at resolving marital conflicts: Study
A study at University of Michigan has found that many marriages are probably doomed from the beginning because the partners couldnt get their act together. ANI

Pak closure of key supply route has not hit Afghan war effort: NATO
Pakistans closure of a key supply line for NATO troops in Afghanistan, and militant attacks on tankers plying second route have not impeded the military effort in Afghanistan, a NATO spokesman said Thursday. ANI

Palin's hubby's e-mail attack on Tea Party candidate for doubting her presidential credentials
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palins husband, Todd, has launched an e-mail attack on Tea Party candidate Joe Miller for not supporting his wifes presidential credentials. ANI

'Charlie the Smoking Chimp' dies at 52
Charlie the Smoking Chimp who was addicted to smoking cigarettes has died from old age. ANI

Apologetic Musharraf blames 'misleading' Chaudhry brothers for NRO fiasco
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has apologised to his countrymen for giving a green signal to the National Reconciliation Order (NRO), and has blamed the Chaudhry brothers of misleading him on this as well as other issues. ANI

Vietnamese bank giving away beer to customers!
A Vietnamese bank is rewarding its customers for depositing money by giving away beer. ANI

Nawaz rejects Musharraf's claim that Kashmir issue was sidelined in Lahore Declaration
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief, Nawaz Sharif, has rejected former military ruler Pervez Musharrafs latest statement about the Lahore Declaration, that the Kashmir issue had been sidelined by him when he was the Prime Minister. ANI

Hillary Clinton 'tuned' for 2016 Presidency?
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may not want to replace Vice President Joe Biden, but she may still want to succeed President Barack Obama, her old advisers have said. ANI

1 in 20 Brits dumped for spending too much time on gizmos
A survey has shown that Britons are really obsessed with their gadgets and gizmos. ANI

Giant 1,600lb pumpkin weighs more than a Fiat 500
A giant pumpkin in Britain, which is said to weigh more than a Fiat 500 and has already smashed two records this weekend, is making a bid for the world title. ANI

World's most expensive Barbie up for grabs at $500K
A custom-designed Barbie, wearing a necklace featuring a one-carat pink diamond, is to be auctioned off for an estimated 300,000 to 500,000 dollars, making it the worlds most expensive. ANI

Musharraf promised to send Pak troops to Iraq: Mir Jamali
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf had pledged to the United States to send a Pakistani military contingent for the Iraq attack, former Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali has claimed. ANI

Mile-high horror after man's death threats on Qantas Melbourne-Hong Kong flight
A man has been restrained for allegedly threatening to kill fellow pa*sengers onboard a Qantas flight from Melbourne to Hong Kong. ANI

'Characterless' Musharraf 'threat to Pak integrity following 'Kashmir statement': Opp
Enraged by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharrafs candid confession that Pakistan trained underground militant groups to fight against India in Kashmir, the opposition leader, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, said that the Pakistan government should take serious notice of Musharrafs statement, which was totally against national interests. ANI

US woman jailed for posing as teen boy so she could date teen girl
A woman in the US has been sentenced to six months in jail after she posed as a teenage boy so she could date a teenage girl. ANI

More than a fifth of young Britons think pregnancy lasts a year!
A survey has found that young Britons are totally clueless when it comes to childbirth. ANI

Radical Islam has 'outspent, outmanoeuvred, out-strategised' democracies: Blair
Radical Islamist extremists have outspent, outmanoeuvred and out-strategised democracies around the world, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has claimed. ANI

Snoring killing Oz women's sex lives
Sleeping with a snoring husband wipes off sex from the minds of Aussie women, who say that their partners night time wheezing, gasping and snorting is choking their love lives. ANI

It's better to leave Musharraf to himself: Gilani
While most Pakistani politicians want to see former military ruler Pervez Musharraf behind the bars on his return to the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has taken an entirely different stand by advising legislators to leave the former president to himself. ANI

Brazilian student expelled for mini dress wins £15k in court case
A student who was expelled from her university for wearing a mini dress has won 15,000-pounds payout from her university. ANI

Wild monkey kills 4-day-old Malaysian-Indian baby
An Indian-origin family in Malaysia was devastated when a wild monkey stole into their living room; snatched their four- day-old child and fled up the roof of the house. The baby fell to the ground and died. ANI

US apologises to Pak over NATO cross-border helicopter attack
The United States Amba*sador to Pakistan, Anne Patterson, has apologised for last Thursdays NATO-led International Security a*sistance Force (ISAF) cross-border helicopter attack that killed two Pakistani soldiers close to the Afghan border. ANI

Angry Zardari calls media a dragon that feeds on nice juicy democratic government
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has berated the Pakistani media for unnecessarily raising the issue of a civil-military disconnect in the flood management efforts by the government following the natural disaster in the country, equating it to a dragon that needs to be fed everyday. ANI

For female spies, 'sleeping with enemy is kosher', say rabbis in Israel
Sleeping with the enemy is legitimate, at least for rabbis in Israel, who have said that it is kosher for female spies to have sex with enemy agents in missions against terrorism. ANI

Brit woman 'sexually asaulted 5-mth-old baby while paedo beau took pics'
A British woman has been accused of sexually a*saulting a five-month-old baby while allowing her paedophile boyfriend to take photographs on his mobile phone. ANI

Hillary Clinton, White House deny 'Vice President-switch' speculations
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has dismissed speculations that she may switch roles with Vice President Joe Biden. ANI

Complaints flood in following Kiwi anchor's racial slurs against Indians, Dikshit
The racial comments made by a New Zealand television station breakfast show host Paul Henry has sparked a record number of complaints to TVNZ and drawn criticism from the Race Relations Commissioner, politicians, ethnic and community organisations and thousands of people. ANI

Taliban claim responsibility for attack on NATO tankers in Quetta
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the arson attack on the NATO tankers near the Akhtarabad terminal in Quetta. ANI

Woman's gallbladder removed through her vana
A 42- year-old woman has had her gallbladder removed through her va*na in a rare procedure. ANI

Taliban contact with Afghan government 'intensifying': Karzai aide
Contact between the Taliban and the Hamid Karzai-led Afghanistan government for negotiating an end to the war in the country is intensifying, a Karzai aide has said. ANI

US in indirect talks with Pak- anchored Haqqani insurgents for Afghan solution: Report
The governments of the United States and Afghanistan have reportedly made separate contacts with the Haqqani network, the most fearsome insurgent group in Afghanistan, though their talks are being described by sources as extremely tentative. ANI

Chinese farmer smashes world record for growing biggest ever cucumber
A Chinese farmer has broken the world record for growing the biggest ever cucumber - using house dung. ANI

Lingerie-clad Russian students make erotic calendar for Putin's b'day
Students from Moscow university have made a racy calendar a*serting their love for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who turns 58 on Thursday. ANI

'Osama hunter' Faulkner arrested on domestic violence charges in Colorado
Gary Faulkner, an American who gained fame as the Osama bin Laden hunter, has been arrested on domestic violence and third-degree a*sault charges in Colorado. ANI

Pak arrests 5 Indian fishermen for violating maritime boundary
The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) of Pakistan has arrested five Indian fishermen for fishing inside Pakistani territorial waters. ANI

Musharraf claims he forgave Sharif brothers, who had 'begged' him to let them go
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has revealed in an interview that the Sharif brothers had begged him to let them go. ANI

Another 26 NATO tankers burnt in Nowshera in Pak following air strike standoff
In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, insurgents have torched at least 26 NATO oil tankers at Khairabad area in Nowshera district. ANI

ISI terrorising Taliban to fight against US, allies in Afghanistan: Report
Pakistans Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) is reportedly pressuring Taliban commanders to fight against the U.S. and its allies in Afghanistan. ANI

Octomom offered $1K a day to become member of porn production crew
Octomom Nadya Suleman has been offered a rather raunchy job from a big porn company that does not directly involve sex-she has been asked to a*sist on the sets of XXX films. ANI

Michelle Obama 'world's most powerful woman'
Americas First Lady Michelle Obama has topped Forbes magazines list of the 100 most powerful women in the world. ANI

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Evaluates Decision on Colombian Acquisition
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LDR Builds on Success of VerteBRIDGE™ with Launch of Two New Lateral Applications**
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Biogen Idec Showcases Global, Multiple Sclerosis Leadership with More Than 45 Data Presentations at the 26th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis
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ISACA Issues New Comprehensive Business Model for Information Security
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AECOM completes Davis Langdon acquisition in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Middle East, United States
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Dresser, Inc. to Be Acquired by GE
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SensorDynamics: Compact Wireless Module for Motion Detection in Automotive, Industrial and Medical Applications
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Gemalto Recognized for Innovation and Market Leadership in LTE Technology
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Molson Coors Selected as Distributor for Modelo Brands in the UK and Japan
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Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 29 – October 6, 2010)
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ACE Group Reaches Agreement to Acquire Jerneh Insurance Berhad in Malaysia
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