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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 9, 2010

Killing of Pak doctor part of Taliban war on educated
The assassination of a Pakistan doctor is being seen as part of the Taliban campaign to wipe out educated Muslims in the country who speak out against the militants. ANI

Pak court bars AQ Khan from speaking about nuclear programme
The Lahore High Court (LHC) has ordered nuclear scientist Dr. A.Q. Khan against making any statements about the countrys nuclear programme or about security issues. ANI

China's glaciers may shrink 27 percent by 2050: Report
The average area of glaciers in western China might shrink by 27.2 percent by 2050 because of global warming, damaging crop production and worsening droughts, according to a report released at the UN climate talks in north Chinas Tianjin Municipality. ANI

Karachi shrine bomb attack links 'traced to South Waziristan': Malik
The suicide bomb attack on the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine in Karachi on Thursday has been found to have links with the Taliban-infested tribal area in South Waziristan, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said. ANI

Patterson refutes Musharraf's allegations over Shujaat's role in NRO deal
In what may have come as a blow to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the outgoing US Ambassador to Pakistan, Anne W. Patterson, has refuted allegations about PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain having played any role in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) deal. ANI

Trapped Chilean miners tell wives, girlfriends to shop for sexy lingerie
As rescue of the 33 Chilean miners, who have been trapped below ground draws near, the men have only one request to make of their wives and girlfriends - shop for sexy underwear. ANI

Brit businessman chokes to death at OAP S and M dungeon
A British businessman was choked to death by a spiked steel collar as he hung from the roof in a pensioner couples bondage dungeon. ANI

Naked Brit man, dubbed Bob the Builder, harasses motorists
A man in Britain, who has been dubbed as naked Bob the Builder, has been harassing motorists in a lay-by wearing nothing but a yellow hard hat. ANI

Oz prno queen turns her back on X-rated career for married life
An Australian woman, who is famous for being a p*rn star, has decided to give up her x-rated career in exchange for a married life. ANI

Pak moves International Court of Arbitration to resolve Kishanganga dispute with India
Pakistan has instituted proceedings in the International Court of Arbitration to resolve the Kishanganga Dam dispute with India, a Pakistani federal minister has stated. ANI

Pregnant Muslim woman ordered to remove her veil in UK court
A pregnant British Muslim woman, Georgina Richards, was ordered by magistrates at Leicester Magistrates Court to remove her veil while giving evidence against her ex-partner Ismail Mangera. ANI

Now, lightweight specs with display to give you travel directions
A pair of lightweight glasses, which overlay the wide digital content, such as directions or a travel guide, was showcased for the first time in Japan. ANI

Shane Warne's most followed Oz celeb on Twitter
Spin legend Shane Warne is Australias most-followed celeb on Twitter, with more than 187,580 followers. ANI

Oz military networks facing huge cyber espionage threat
Australias top electronic spy unit has warned that the countrys military networks are under siege from soaring levels of cyber strikes by foreign intelligence agencies. ANI

Air New Zealand set to launch 'Cuddle class' seat
Air New Zealand is all set to launch its Cuddle class seat next month as the cla*s divide on planes continues to narrow. ANI

U.S. have got maximum number of Nobel Prizes since 1901
It seems United States has got the best brains, as they have been awarded with maximum number of Nobel Prizes since 1901. ANI

Singles better at saving money than married people
If you want to have enough money for your retirement, get rid of your partner, as a study states singles are better at saving that their counterparts living with partners. ANI

Drillers may reach 33-trapped Chillean miners within hours
The long wait of the 33 trapped Chillean miners may be about to end within hours, with the drillers claiming that they have neared the lower reaches of the gold and copper mine. ANI

Winner of UK's biggest ever jackpot of 113m pounds is richer than Robbie Williams
A lucky ticket has scooped Britains biggest ever jackpot, winning more than 113 million pounds. ANI

Invited ambassadors denied entry to White House event over excel spreadsheet blooper !
In a diplomatic blooper, the Obama administration did not allow a number of foreign ambassadors to enter the White House to attend the second annual reception for Chiefs of Mission and Charges dAffaires, reportedly because the information on their identification did not match with that on the check-in list. ANI

French Muslims feeling targeted over 26/11 Mumbai-style attack threat in Europe
Many Muslims in France have said that they feel increasingly targeted amid growing concerns of 26/11 Mumbai-style attacks in Europe. ANI

I'm having the time of my life not being US President, says Bush
Former US President George W. Bush has said that he is enjoying his life of not being in the limelight at the White House. ANI

Obese workers cost more to the company than medical expenditure
A study has shown that total loss of job productivity due to absenteeism of obese people at workplace is more than their medical expenditure. ANI

US wants aid to Pak linked to results of 'execution by soldiers' video probe
In the wake of video clips showing Pakistani soldiers executing a group of blindfolded men in civilian dresses circulating on the Internet, the chairman of the US Appropriations Subcommittee for funding foreign aid programs has stated that he expects action from Pakistan in this regard. ANI

US student, 18, could lose $33K scholarship for appearing in prn video
A university student in the US may end up losing her 33,000 dollars scholarship after it was revealed that she had appeared in an internet p*rn video. ANI

Zimbabwe women are raping men for ritual purposes
Women in Zimbabwe are said to be abducting and raping men for ritual purposes. ANI

82-year old US man kills girlfriend with flashlight and battery
An 82-year old man, has beaten his girlfriend to death with a flashlight and a battery, it has emerged. ANI

Stasi-style CCTV alert website reignites civil rights row in UK
A new website that allows anyone in the United Kingdom to monitor commercial CCTV footage live online as a Stasi-style citizen spy game has reignited the row over whether it is more important to protect the public or defend civil liberties. ANI

Canada wary of third Tamil immigrant ship entering country's waters
After concerns were raised in the past two years over two vessels carrying Tamil immigrants reaching Canada, officials are now reportedly investigating whether a third ship is attempting to ferry Tamil migrants from Sri Lanka to the country. ANI

EU-India free trade agreement will allow flood of Indian skilled workers into Britain
A new European Union trade deal with India, which is scheduled to be signed in December, would reportedly allow thousands of Indian workers to enter Britain. ANI

Kashmir issue 'tough nut' to crack: Musharraf
The Kashmir issue is a tough nut to crack because it requires sincerity, boldness and flexibility from both India and Pakistan to amicably reach a solution, former President Pervez Musharraf has stated. ANI

Musharraf does a volte-face on 'Pak trained militants to fight in Kashmir' statement
Days after candidly admitting that Pakistan trained underground militant groups to fight against India in Kashmir because it felt that was the only way to bring India to address the issue, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has done a volte-face on his controversial statement, saying that he had never said so! ANI

Kiwi TV presenter Henry's 'job's on the line' following Dixit slur
After being urged by many, including Maori Affairs Minister Pita Sharples, that controversial TV presenter Paul Henrys should be sacked for his racist comments against New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, TVNZs chief executive Rick Ellis today said that he would decide Henrys future over the weekend. ANI

What stroke of luck does 10/10/10 have in store for you?
If you want to confess love to someone or waiting for result of your dream jobs interview, Sunday may be the day to test your good fortune. ANI

Soap bar 'made of Silvio Berlusconi's fat' on show at Swiss museum
A soap bar made out of the fat belonging to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been put on display in a Swiss museum. ANI

Go to church, stay thin and curb career blues to stay happy
Dump those self-help books, which claim to make you happy-as scientists have now revealed the true secret to happiness. ANI

When Gwyneth Paltrow was propositioned on Hollywood's casting couch
Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that when she was trying to get her first break in Hollywood an unnamed film executive propositioned her. ANI

Kiwi-Indian students' facebook page protesting Dixit slur bombarded with racist hate messages
The Facebook pages of two Kiwi-Indian students, which they set up to condemn the TV presenter for his racist comments against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, have been bombarded with hate messages by many New Zealanders asking the duo to go back to their country. ANI

All options open to defend Pak from US incursions: Malik
The defence forces of Pakistan are fully capable of defending the countrys borders, and will use any option to this end in case of recurrence of cross-border air strikes by the US-led forces, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik stated in the National Assembly. ANI

US-NATO 'apologies' over cross-border raids 'victory' for Pak: Malik
The Pakistan government has declared a diplomatic and political victory in the National Assembly, after receiving apologies from the United States and NATO over the helicopter strikes in Pakistani territory. ANI

Pak to reopen Torkham route for NATO convoys following US, ISAF apology
The Pakistan government has decided in principle to reopen the Torkham border route for supplies to NATO forces in Afghanistan, following apologies by the United States and the ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) command over the death of three Pakistani troops in one of its cross-border air strikes last week. ANI

TV presenter's 'racist' remarks on Sheila Dikshit have embarrassed New Zealand: PM
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that the racist comments by one of the countrys TV presenters about New Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, has embarrassed his country. ANI

Another militant attack on NATO tankers in Balochistan
In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, insurgents have torched a fleet of oil tankers in the Bolan district of Balochistan. ANI

Australian Police nailed in shocking racist scandal targeting Indians
After a series of attacks on Indian students in Australia, a racist e-mail scandal has broken out showing Victoria Police officers joking about a video which shows an Indian passenger on the roof of a train getting electrocuted as he touches the high-tension wires. ANI

Why daughters-in-law are hazardous for mothers-in-law's health
Always thought its the mother-in-law who makes the life of her sons wife a living hell? Well, according to a research, the daughter-in-law is actually primed for revenge. ANI

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