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US wants Pakistan to take action against all militant activities on its soil, will retain long term commitment to Afghani security
US Assistant Secretary of State for Central and South Asian Affairs Robert Blake on Thursday sent out a clear message to Pakistan to address all terrorist activities perpetrating on its soil and to bring back peace in the south Asian region and the entire world. ANI

Jamaat ud Dawa gets a reprieve, Pakistan judicial commission to visit India
Maintaining that there is not enough evidence against Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik today said Islamabad had no soft corner for anybody and would take action on the basis of credible evidences. ANI

India to host conclave of top tour operators from SAARC region to boost tourism
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said India will host a conclave of top tour operators from the SAARC region to boost tourism. ANI

Eurozone nations should show required wisdom to resolve global meltdown: PM
Stating that the SAARC Summit takes place at a time when the global economy is under acute stress, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has expressed hope that the leaders of the major economies, particularly in the Eurozone, will show the wisdom and will that are required to revive the global economy. ANI

Workplace whinger spreads stress like cold
You are likely to "catch" other people's stress if you are sitting next to a whingeing workmate who constantly moans about fellow colleagues, workload or politics, a new study has revealed. he study said anxiety and stress could spread around the workplace in the same way a cold can, the Daily Mail reported. ANI

US says India 'mindful' of Pak sensitivities over Afghan War
The US has said India has adopted a "very responsible" approach towards Afghanistan and avoided taking up a major role in training the country's security forces as it was mindful of Pakistan's concerns. ANI

Basketball player goes on n*ked rampage after being dropped from team
A boy in California went on a n*ked rampage after being dropped from the college basketball team. ANI

US steps up pressure on Pak to target militants in N Waziristan
The US has warned Pakistan to target miltant groups in North Waziristan and warned if Islamabad does not take action, it could be branded as part of the problem. ANI

US demands Pak's action against three Hindus' murder in Sindh
The United States has condemned the murder of three Hindu doctors in Sindh province and demanded that the perpetrators be brought to justice. ANI

Syrian soldiers defecting to opposition to counter Bashar al Assad's regime
There is growing evidence to suggest that severalyrian soldiers have defected to the opposition to launch an armed attack against the ruler Bashar al Assad 's regime. ANI

Libyan cleric unveils new political party on lines of 'moderate' Islamic law
Senior Muslim clerics in Libya are forming a new political party intending to rule the country on the "moderate" Islamic laws successfully used in both Turkey and Tunisia. ANI

FBI smashes cyber ring that hijacked 4 million computers
The FBI has busted an international cyber crime ring that hijacked at least four million computers in over 100 countries, including at least half a million computers in the US. ANI

1 in 4 Fukushima residents fear returning home
A new survey has shown that about one-fourth people,who lived in ight municipalities around the Fukushima No. 1 power plant before the nuclear crisis, do not intend to return to the area. ANI

Chinese 'Crazy English' teachers' wife posts new domestic violence photos
The American wife of China's renowned English teacher has once again posting a new photo of injuries, which she claims were inflicted by her husband. ANI

Beijing considering to fit id chips in all registered dogs
The Chinese Government is considering to expand a pilot project, which would enable all registered dogs to be fitted with identification chips in Beijing. ANI

China's railway defers new projects to concentrate on safety
Chinese railway construction companies have said several high-speed railway projects, which were slated to open this year have been postponed to next year or later. ANI

US delegation head doubtful about Zardari's pledge to eradicate Haqqani network
A US Homeland Security team led by Michael McCaul has downplayed Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's statement about eradicating the Haqqani terror network. ANI

Tepco ordered to devise new roadmap for scrapping crippled Fukushima nuke reactors
The Japanese Government has ordered the Tokyo Electric Power Co. to devise a new roadmap for scrapping crippled nuclear reactors at Fukushima No. 1 power complex by the year-end. ANI

Nigeria's environmental friendly plastic bottle house attracts tourists
A house built from discarded plastic bottles is proving to be a tourist attraction in Nigeria. ANI

Ex Pak foreign minister eyeing Imran Khan- led Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf for comeback
Former Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is eyeing Imran Khan-led Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to make a comeback, and had discussed current political scenario with Imran on the eve of Eid. ANI

Ex News of the World editor admits spying on Prince William
A former Scotland Yard police officer-turned private detective has revealed that he tailed more than 90 celebrities and politicians including Prince William over a period of eight years for the now-defunct News of the World. ANI

Zardari pledges to target Haqqani network
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to work with the United States to "eradicate" the Haqqani network. ANI

Pak's Hindu community condemns four doctors' murder in Sindh
Pakistan's Hindu community has strongly condemned the murder of four doctors on the eve of Eid at Shikarpur in Sindh province, and called on the country's government to arrest and punish the culprits. ANI

'The glasses of Steve Jobs' selling like hotcakes
Sales of Steve Jobs' signature glasses have soared following the death of the former Apple Inc. chief last month. ANI

'Liberated' Berlusconi likens situation to what had confronted Mussolini
Embattled Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has said that he felt "liberated" after pledging to stand down following the loss of his parliamentary majority and compared his present situation to that of the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. ANI

Want a promotion? Stand upright in front of your boss
Body postures do make a lot of difference, when it comes to promotion or salary increment and carries a huge impact in influencing the decision of your boss, a new study has suggested. ANI

Princess Diana's lawyer accused of 17.5 million pounds fraud
A former partner at Princess Diana's solicitors forged documents to help two fraudsters gain "spectacular" 17.5million pounds from Swiss bank, a court heard. ANI

Yemeni Al-Qaeda group to send 'message' to US through film on Anwar al-Awlaki's life
An extremist group in Yemen has announced that a film will be produced documenting the life of the slain US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, and it will include a previously unknown message to Americans. ANI

India, Pak must ensure that terrorism does not spoil atmosphere of bilateral ties
Emphasising that terrorism poses the most serious threat to regional peace and stability, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai said both India and Pakistan need to ensure that it does not spoil the atmosphere of bilateral relations. ANI

French planners built fake Paris towards end of WW-I to fool Germans
It has been revealed that a fake Paris, complete with Champs-Elysees and Gard Du Nord, had been built towards the end of the First World War to fool German bombers. ANI

Chief reporter had warned of widespread phone-hacking at NOTW
Detectives investigating phone hacking at the now-defunct British tabloid News of the World have found evidence that suggest that the paper's chief reporter, Neville Thurlbeck, had warned the organisation's editor two years ago that phone hacking was widespread. ANI

At least 19 killed in China coal mine accident
At least 19 miners have been killed in a coal mine accident in China's Yunnan Province. ANI

Camilla does not wish to be Queen
Camilla has revealed that she does not want to be the Queen but rather prefers to be simply known as Princess Consort, once her husband Prince Charles becomes the King. ANI

Malay man arrested for forcing 21 'wives' into prostitution
A 32-year-old man from Malaysia has been arrested for marrying 21 women through fake marriages and then forcing them into prostitution during the past nine years. ANI

Vladimir Putin's party slammed for 'unconstitutional' advert
Vladimir Putin's United Russia party has been slammed for a raunchy election campaign video, which has been branded as "unconstitutional". ANI

Zara and Mike Tindall's wedding cost taxpayers œ400k
The cost of policing in Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall's wedding in July this year, mounted to a total of whopping 400,000 pounds. ANI

Pakistan making making use of you, Modi tells China
Visiting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has told the Chines leadership that Pakistan is taking advantage of its relationship with Beijing. ANI

Romney calls sexual harassment charges against Cain 'disturbing and serious'
Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential front-runner, has said that sexual harassment allegations made by a Chicago-based woman Sharon Bialek against fellow GOP candidate Herman Cain are "disturbing" and "serious."his was the first time the former Massachusetts Governor made public comments the sexual harassment claims surrounding Cain, the Washington Post reports. ANI

Kasav is a non state actor, terrorist, should be sent to the gallows: Malik
Declaring Ajmal Amir Kasav a non-state actor and a terrorist, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Thursday that he should be sent to the gallows. ANI

Two 'gay' African penguins to be separated to preserve species
Keepers at a Canada zoo have decided to split two male penguins amid fears they are gay. ANI

Indo-Pak talks were 'positive', says Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that his talks with Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani held on the sidelines of the 17th SAARC Summit here, were progressive and positive, and added that the next time the leaders of the two countries meet, bilateral ties would improve significantly. ANI

This Friday will be special as time and date read 11.11.11 11.11.11
Get ready to experience once-in-a-lifetime moment this Friday. ANI

Iran says IAEA nuclear report influenced by US, West
Iran has said the latest report released by the UN nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on Tehran's nuclear ambitions has been influenced by the United States and other western nations. ANI

McCain predicts emergence of third political party in US
Three years after losing his bid for the White House to President Barack Obama, Arizona's Republican Senator John McCain is predicting the emergence of a third political party that he is dubbing the "Fed-Up Party." ANI

Russian TV newsreader caught with hand under desk after racy footages
A Russian TV newsreader was left red-faced when the camera cut back to him after some racy footage, to find his hand under the desk. ANI

International Energy Agency Warns governments to act against global warming
The International Energy Agency has said that China and India, besides other countries have to do much more to counter the threat of global warming. ANI

Bill Clinton to recant part of new book that is critical of Obama
Former US president Bill Clinton has explained to an audience at the New York Historical Society that he is recanting a passage in his new book that has been widely interpreted as criticism of President Barack Obama. ANI

Six militants arrested with 25000 kg of explosives
Pakistan Police has arrested six militants, and seized 25000 kilogramme explosives from a poultry farm in Mandi Bahauddin in Punjab province. ANI

Hindus laud Albania for offering university education to Roma youth
Hindus have applauded Albania for its "Inclusion of Young Roma in the University System" program.ommending this plan, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that "it was step in the right direction". ANI

Admiral Mullen denies receiving Zardari's message on removing army chiefs
Former US military chief Admiral Mike Mullen has denied receiving Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's message seeking Washington's help in removing the country's army and intelligence chiefs. ANI

US 'confident' about Pakistan's nuke arsenal safety
The United States has expressed confidence that Pakistan's nuclear weapons is in safe hands and rejected an earlier report that Islamabad's atomic arsenal was vulnerable to theft. ANI

Herman Cain's sexual harassment accusers planning to hold joint press conference
Two women, who claimed that they were sexually harassed by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, have agreed to hold a joint press conference to air their stories together. ANI

Seven killed in second earthquake in Turkey
At least seven people have been killed in a earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale. ANI

Israel may launch strike on Iranian nuke sites 'as early as next month'
Israel may launch a strike on Iran as soon as next month in order to prevent the Islamist regime from developing nuclear weapons. ANI

Obama to meet PM Manmohan Singh in Bali on Nov 18
US Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes has told media here that President Barack Obama will be meeting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Bali on November 18. ANI

Chinese fishing boat captain freed by Japan after paying 300,000 Yen fine
A Chinese fishing boat captain detained by Japanese authorities after his vessel strayed into the nation's waters, has been released after paying a fine of 300,000 Yen. ANI

Manmohan Singh, Gilani meeting begins at SAARC Summit
Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his Pakistan counterpart Yusuf Raza Gilani have began a meeting here this morning to give a push to normalising bilateral relations marked by a shrinking trust deficit. ANI

Michelle Obama says being married to president is 'scary'
Michelle Obama told high school students that being married to the president can be scary because her husband pushes the family beyond their comfort zones. ANI

Jamaat-ud-Dawa to protest against Pak move to grant MFN status to India
The banned terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) has announced that it will protest against the Pakistan government's decision to grant the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India. ANI

BIOTRONIK Announces Positive Results for Pantera Lux Paclitaxel Releasing Balloon
Six-month results from the DELUX registry and 12-month results from the PEPPER study, both demonstrating excellent safety and efficacy results for the Pantera Lux Paclitaxel Releasing Balloon, were presented on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT 2011) conference by Dr Business Wire India

O3b Networks Set to Virtually Double Fleet Capacity as Financing is Secured to Build Four More Satellites
John W. Dick, Chairman of the Board of O3b Networks, announced today that the company has raised US $137 million for the construction of four additional satellites that will boost both capacity and redundancy over the emerging markets Business Wire India

Australia’s Vmoto Ltd. to Sell Electric Scooters Based on Breakthrough Motor System from KLD Energy Technologies
Just weeks ahead of the launch of the first motorbikes based on its innovative electric-motor system, KLD Energy Technologies and its unique, road-ready platform have another agreement for use in high-volume scooters. Business Wire India

Ernst & Young Receives Top Business Award From P&G
Ernst & Young has been honored as a top performing organization by Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), for its excellent client service offering globally Business Wire India

MSF Publishes Voice over LTE Event White Paper Results
The MSF (MultiService Forum) announced the release of the White Paper for the first ever MSF VoLTE (Voice over Long Term Evolution) Interoperability Event Business Wire India

EMBALLAGE 2012 Launched in a Positive Context: Packaging is an Optimistic, Prudent Yet Enterprising Industry!
The return to growth is now confirmed for the packaging sector. The September 2011 Packaging Observatory statistics show an upswing in production forecasts for the large majority of industrial sectors. Business Wire India

ADAPT-DES Finds Stent Thrombosis Rate Approximately Four Times Higher in Patients With High Platelet Reactivity, Measured by VerifyNow System
Accumetrics, Inc., developer of the VerifyNow® System, the first rapid and easy-to-use point-of-care system for measuring platelet reactivity to multiple antiplatelet agents, today announced that patients with high platelet reactivity, i.e Business Wire India

UpToDate® Adds General Surgery Content to Extensive Clinical Knowledge System
UpToDate®, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health, announces the addition of General Surgery to its clinical knowledge system. Subscribers to UpToDate can now access clinical information and evidence-based recommendations in 19 specialties. Business Wire India

Power Integrations to Act as Sales Representative for SemiSouth Silicon Carbide Diodes and JFETs
Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced an agreement with SemiSouth Laboratories to act as a sales representative for SemiSouth’s innovative range of silicon carbide (SiC) diodes and JFETs worldwide with the exception of Europe. Business Wire India

Proskauer Opens Beijing Office
Global law firm Proskauer announced today that it has expanded its global capabilities and Asia practice with the opening of an office in Beijing. Business Wire India

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